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Cathodoluminescence Defect Characterization for Medium Wavelength Infrared…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
91953
Program Year/Program:
2010 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
A2-3899
Solicitation Year:
2008
Solicitation Topic Code:
A08-102
Solicitation Number:
2008.2
Small Business Information
EPIR Technologies Inc
590 Territorial Drive, Suite B Bolingbrook, IL -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2010
Title: Cathodoluminescence Defect Characterization for Medium Wavelength Infrared (MWIR) and Long-Wave Infrared (LWIR) HgCdTe
Agency: DOD
Contract: W909MY-10-C-0025
Award Amount: $729,266.00
 

Abstract:

Traditional Cathodoluminescence (CL) tools are limited to the Near Infrared (NIR) region of the electromagnetic spectrum. Commercially available NIR CL tools are useful for studying wide bandgap semiconductors like CdTe. However, narrow gap materials such as Mid and Long Wavelength infrared (MWIR and LWIR) HgCdTe have spectral energies outside the limits of traditional CL tools. A proposal based on the Phase I program for building a CL characterization tool based around a cooled HgCdTe detector to study defects in MWIR and LWIR HgCdTe is outlined. The goal of the proposed Phase II program is to build, assemble and test a fully integrated CL tool capable of defect characterization and imaging MWIR and LWIR HgCdTe. The design and construction plan outlined in the proposal uses commercially available optical components and spectrometers and requires only the growth, processing and dewar integration of a MWIR or LWIR HgCdTe detector into a CL tool designed, constructed and optimized from MWIR and LWIR operation.

Principal Investigator:

Michael Carmody
Senior Director
(630) 771-0203
mcarmody@epir.com

Business Contact:

Sivalingam Sivananthan
President&CEO
(630) 771-0203
ssivananthan@epir.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

EPIR Technologies Inc
590 Territorial Drive, Suite B Bolingbrook, IL -

EIN/Tax ID: 364196918
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No