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QUANTIFICATION

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 3881
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Timeline
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 1986
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
1675 W Maple Rd
Troy, MI 48084
United States
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 DAVID STRAND
 (313) 280-1900
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract

ECD INVENTED AND DEVELOPED THE CONCEPT OF USING A STRUCTURAL CHANGE IN A MATERIAL TO STORE INFORMATION. USING SEMICONDUCTOR DIODE LASERS TO RECORD, READ, AND ERASE INFORMATION ON PHASE CHANGE MEDIA OFFERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE A PRODUCT WITH THE FEATURES OF MAGNETIC STORAGE MEDIA WITH GREATLY INCREASED STORAGE CAPACITY. THIS PROPOSAL IS DESIGNED TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS FOR THIS APPLICATION BY QUANTIFYING THEIR PERFORMANCE IN THE AREAS OF SENSITIVITY, SPEED, DATA CAPACITY, DATA TRANSFER RATES, CARRY TO NOISE RATIO AND OTHERS. THE PERFORMANCE IS COMPARED TO DESIRED LEVELS TO DETERMINE SUITABILITY FOR THIS APPLICATION.

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