USA flag logo/image

An Official Website of the United States Government

Company Information:

Company Name: Advanced Diamond TechNologies, Inc.
City: Romeoville
State: IL
Zip+4: 60446-1764
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (815) 293-0900

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,030,217.00 15
SBIR Phase II $2,196,942.00 4
STTR Phase I $399,629.00 3
STTR Phase II $499,739.00 1

Award List:

SBIR Phase II:Ultrananocrystalline Diamond as Wear Resistant and Protective Coating for Mechanical Shaft Seal Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: James Netzel, Mr
Award Amount: $99,824.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop a new class of mechanical shaft seals based on the benefits of a novel material called Ultrananocrystalline (tm) diamond (UNCDtm) that will result in seals that last longer, save energy and reduce environmental emissions… More

SBIR Phase II:Ultrananocrystalline Diamond as Wear Resistant and Protective Coating for Mechanical Shaft Seal Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: James Netzel, Mr
Award Amount: $499,530.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop a new class of mechanical shaft seals based on the benefits of a novel material called Ultrananocrystalline (tm) diamond (UNCDtm) that will result in seals that last longer, save energy and reduce environmental emissions… More

SBIR Phase I: Plasma Enhanched Hot Filament Chemical Vapor Deposition of Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Thin Films

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: James P. Birrell, Dr
Award Amount: $99,671.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will determine the feasibility and suitability of using a plasma enhanced hot filament chemical vapor deposition (PEHFCVD) technology as a manufacturing platform for the large scale deposition of ultra nanocrystalline diamond (UNCD) thin… More

SBIR Phase I: High Speed Machining of Titanium using Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Coated Carbide Cutting Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Qi C. Liang, PhD
Award Amount: $99,371.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I project is aimed at developing smooth diamond-coated cutting tools, using a novel deposition technology that provides an ultra-nanocrystalline diamond (UNCD) coating on various substrates. Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. (ADT) has developed a new diamond coating technology… More

STTR Phase I: Diamond Nanoprobes for Atomic Force Microscopy - Imaging, Metrology, Material Property Measurement, Process Control, and Manipulation with Ultrahigh Performance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Univ of Wisconsin Madison
Principal Investigator: John A. Carlisle, Dr
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact: Robert W. Carpick
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will develop commercially viable atomic force microscope (AFM) cantilevers with ultra-sharp, ultra-robust tips fabricated from ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD). AFM is becoming indispensable in several industries for imaging,… More

SBIR Phase I: Starter Wafers for Diamond MEMS Fabrication

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Nicolaie D. Moldovan, ScD
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will determine the feasibility of making foundry-quality MEMS starter wafers composed of ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) on SiO2 and on Si (diamond-on-insulator, DOI) in a strategy similar to silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafers. The research… More

STTR Phase II: Diamond Nanoprobes for Atomic Force Microscopy - Imaging, Metrology, Material Property Measurement, Process Control, and Manipulation with Ultrahigh Performanc

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Principal Investigator: John A. Carlisle, PhD
Award Amount: $499,739.00
RI Contact: Robert Carpick
Abstract:
This STTR Phase II project will develop commercially viable atomic force microscope (AFM) probes fabricated from ultrananocrystalline diamond. The project will refine the processes developed in Phase I and bring contact and non-contact all-diamond probes to market. Probes using conducting diamond… More

SBIR Phase I: Low-cost Long-life Diamond Electrodes for Wastewater Treatment using Advanced Electrochemical Oxidation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: John A. Carlisle, PhD
Award Amount: $149,985.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop boron-doped ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) electrodes for electrochemical treatment/destruction of recalcitrant organics in industrial wastewater via direct anodic oxidation. Boron-doped diamond (BDD) film electrodes… More

SBIR Phase I: Development and Characterization of Bio-inert UNCD films for Implantable Devices to Eliminate Blood Clotting

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: John A. Carlisle, PhD
Award Amount: $99,852.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will investigate UNCDýý, a nanocrystalline from of smooth, thin diamond, as an anti-thrombotic coating for implantable medical devices. One of the largest problem with implantable circulatory assist devices such as artificial hearts and… More

STTR Phase I: Piezoelectric/diamond RF MEMS filters for mobile wireless applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Oklahoma State University
Principal Investigator: John A. Carlisle, PhD
Award Amount: $149,962.00
RI Contact: Reza Abdolvarid
Abstract:
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project will develop ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD?) as a high frequency structural layer for piezoelectrically-transduced micromachined RF… More

SBIR Phase I:Microfabricated CMP Pad Conditioners with Controlled Diamond Geometrical Protrusions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Nicolaie Moldovan, MCE
Award Amount: $149,969.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to develop micro-fabricated diamond Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP) pad conditioners as a replacement of traditional grit-based conditioners for semiconductor and optical polishing. This project will utilize Chemical Vapor… More

Development of a Scalable, Low-Cost, Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Electrochemical Process for the Destruction of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Prabhu Arumugam – (928) 437-3507
Award Amount: $79,995.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project will develop and ready for commercialization a scalable, low-cost process for purification of water containing Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) using anodic oxidation with boron-doped ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD®) thin films. … More

SBIR Phase II: Low-cost Long-life Diamond Electrodes for Wastewater Treatment using Advanced Electrochemical Oxidation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: John A. Carlisle
Award Amount: $463,694.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will employ the boron-doped ultrananocyrstalline diamond (BD-UNCD) electrodes developed during the Phase I project to fabricate and characterize electrochemical cells and systems for the on-site generation (OSG) of advanced oxidants… More

NIH SBIR Phase I: UNCD as Bio-Inert Interface for Anti-Thrombogenicity Applicati

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hongjun Zeng – 815-293-0900
Award Amount: $149,817.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Due to the gruesome toll of cardiovascular disease (CVD) through-out the world, improvements in treatment for CVD are of profound medical, societal and economic importance. The proposed research will be conducted in collaboration with renowned artificial heart… More

NIH SBIR Phase I: Development of a Novel Boron-doped Ultrananocrystalline Diamond

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Prabhu U. Arumugam – 815-293-0900
Award Amount: $148,086.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is an enormous need for the development of a new class of chemical microsensors that are versatile, selective, sensitive and reliable to allow investigation of the neurobiological mechanisms of behavior and disease symptoms. Currently, the preferred method… More

Strain-Modulated Diamond Nanostructures for Next-Generation, Biocompatible Nanoelectromechanical Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: Princeton University
Principal Investigator: Hongjun Zeng, Research Scientist – (815) 293-0900
Award Amount: $99,667.00
RI Contact: Jeffrey Petsis
Abstract:
In this proposal, we demonstrate fabrication and characterization of diamond nanoribbons, novel strain-modulated diamond nanostructures (SMDN). Such structures are generated by applying strain force on nano-patterned diamond film as the nanopatterns are transferred to a flexible substrate. Once the… More

Development of a Scalable, Low-cost, Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Electrochemical Process for the Destruction of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Prabhu Arumugam – (815) 293-0900
Award Amount: $299,686.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will employ the large scale; highly reliable boron-doped ultrananocrystalline diamond (BD-UNCD®) electrodes developed during Phase I project to build and test Electrochemical Anodic Oxidation process (EAOP) cells and systems that can… More

Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Microarray Biosensor for Neurochemical Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Prabhu U. Arumugam – 815-293-0900
Award Amount: $149,430.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is an acute need for the development of a new class of microarray biosensors that are sufficiently versatile, selective, sensitive and reliable to allow investigation of the time-dependent neurochemical events ofethanol administration in multiple regions of… More

Fast-Track : Conductive Diamond Probes for Scanning Elecrochemical Microscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Nicolae Moldovan, Dr.
Award Amount: $224,332.00
Abstract:
This Fast Track SBIR project aims at developing electrically insulated scanning probes suitable for high resolution electrical nano-imaging in conductive solutions. These probes, when used in atomic force microscopy, enable scanning electrochemical microscopy (AFM-SECM) to be performed. This method… More

Remediation of Oil Contaminated Ground and Surface Water Using Sulfate Nanofiltration Combined with High Efficiency On-Site Generation of Peroxodisulfate Using Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Electrodes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Prabhu Arumugam – 815-293-0900
Award Amount: $79,967.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project will employ Nanofiltration to generate sulfate ion feedstocks and high current density on-site generation (synthesis) of the powerful oxidant peroxodisulphate (“persulfate”) with novel, high reliability boron-doped untrananocrystal-line… More

A highly multiplexed, scalable ultrananocrystalline diamond microarray sensor for

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Donato M. Ceres – 217-355-3559
Award Amount: $249,922.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is an acute need for the development of a new class of selective and sensitive portable analytical sensors to enable reliable monitoring of multiple classes of chemical analytes in complex biomatrices. Current preferred methods for determining the… More

NIH Phase II-UNCD as Bio-Inert Interface for Anti-Thrombogenicity Applications in

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hongjun Zeng – 815-293-0900
Award Amount: $934,032.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Artificial cardiovascular devices (ACDs) including ventricular assist devices (VADs) and mechanical heart valves (MHVs) have been implanted into millions of patients, to save or improve their lives. The increasing success of ACD implants has been accompanied… More

Diamond membrane-based X-ray optics: Fresnel zone plates, beam stops, and grids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Nicolaie Moldovan, Dr.
Award Amount: $149,997.00
Abstract:
The continuous push towards higher photon energies and higher imaging resolution has brought current state- of-theart X-ray focusing zone plates to a limit of 20 nm resolution at & lt;10 keV photon energies. Zone plates for focusing with same or better resolution at energies up to 25 keV are… More