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Company Information:

Name: ZYVEX Corporation
Address: 1321 N. Plano Road
Richardson, TX 75081-0242
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (972) 235-7881

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $404,432.00 5
SBIR Phase II $1,945,801.00 3

Award List:

Four Probe Stage and Holder for Transmission Electron Microscope

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Christof Baur
Award Amount: $69,600.00
Abstract:
70659 A direct, in-situ, high resolution structural examination and analysis tool would benefit materials science research. However, tool development, especially nanomanipulation and in-situ characterization tools for a transmission electron microscope (TEM), is currently lacking in many… More

Manufacturing Assembly Technology for Producing Low-Cost MiniSEM Columns

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Rahul Saini, MEMS Engineer
Award Amount: $98,637.00
Abstract:
This proposal presents a low-cost high-precision method for manufacturing miniaturized e-beam columns, resulting in widespread application in imaging and lithography. While the advantage of downscaling e-beam columns is well known, no commercialapplications have emerged, due in large part to… More

Rational Engineering of Carbon Nanotube Surfaces

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jian Chen
Award Amount: $69,334.00
Abstract:
Ideal multifunctional carbon nanotube/epoxy composites will find broad aerospace and earth science applications that require lightweight materials with high electrical conductivity, high mechanical strength and high thermal conductivity. Smooth carbon nanotube sidewalls, however, are incompatible… More

Hierarchial Composites Comprising Continuous CarbonNnanotube Composite Fibers in a Nanotube-Reinforced Matrix

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jian Chen, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,633.00
Abstract:
NASA requires dramatic advancements in material properties to improve launch vehicles, spacecraft, and the space station?s performance. Our plan is to provide: 1) Continuous carbon nanotube (CNT) composite fibers stronger than 10 GPa and tougher than any known material. 2) CNT fiber composites… More

Manufacturing Assembly Technology for Producing Low-Cost Mini SEMs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Rahul Saini, MEMS Staff Engineer
Award Amount: $749,523.00
Abstract:
This program will provide a key manufacturing breakthrough for high-performance inexpensive miniature SEMs. We plan to develop a MEMS, microassembly-based, fully functional mini-SEM having 1/10,000 the volume of current units. Zyvex is a dynamic small firm with a highly qualified technical team,… More

MEMS Nanoprobe for Transmission Electron Microscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Christof Bauer, Dr.
Award Amount: $97,085.00
Abstract:
76336-Research in nanotechnology has grown at an astounding rate in the last few years and is expected to accelerate even more in the next decade. However, tools to characterize materials, structures, and devices at the nanometer scale have not kept pace. For example, the nanomanipulation tools… More

Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube/Polyethylene Complex Composites for Space Radiation Shielding

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jian Chen
Award Amount: $69,776.00
Abstract:
Polyethylene (PE), due to its high hydrogen content relative to its weight, has been identified by NASA as a promising radiation shielding material against galactic cosmic rays and solar energetic particles. Carbon nanotubes (CNTs), due to their small diameter, high-mechanical strength, and… More

Advanced Structural Nanomaterials for Astronaut Radiation Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Gobinath Balasubramaniyam, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $596,645.00
Abstract:
Zyvex in cooperation with Prairie View A&M (CARR) and Boeing will develop a space radiation shielding multi-functional material that will provide high energy radiation shielding required to protect astronauts on extended missions, strong enough to be used as an integral structural material and tough… More