MicroLink Devices

Company Information
Address 6457 W. Howard St.
Niles, IL, 60714-


DUNS: 135553472

# of Employees: N/A

Ownership Information

HUBZone Owned: N

Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N

Woman Owned: N

Award Charts

Award Listing

  1. High-Efficiency, Radiation-Hard Double Epitaxial Lift-Off Multi-Junction Solar Cell

    Amount: $150,000.00

    ABSTRACT:MicroLink Devices, in collaboration with Dr. Scott Messenger at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), proposes to develop an ultra-high efficiency, radiation-hard, six-junction ...

    SBIRPhase I2015Department of Defense Air Force
  2. Quantum and Nanostructure Enhanced Epitaxial Lift-Off Solar Cells

    Amount: $750,000.00

    The Air Force, will benefit from the radiation-hard, lightweight, flexible, high-efficiency solar cells, which will enable greater capability on future spacecraft. Spacecraft will have a longer lifeti ...

    STTRPhase II2015Department of Defense Air Force
  3. Increasing the Specific Power of Epitaxial Lift-Off Solar Cells for Cost-Effective, High-Efficiency, Flexible Photovoltaics

    Amount: $1,000,000.00

    Photovoltaics (solar cells) are an attractive technology to provide renewable energy sources for forward operating bases, man-portable power sources, and tactical applications. Solar arrays can provid ...

    SBIRPhase II2015Department of Defense Office of the Secretary of Defense
  4. Nano-Inspired Broadband Photovoltaics Sheets

    Amount: $1,000,000.00

    The objective for Phase II is to transition the nanopatterning results obtained in Phase I to epitaxial lift-off (ELO)-based GaAs cells. By developing nanopatterning on ELO solar cells and antireflect ...

    SBIRPhase II2015Department of Defense Army
  5. High Power Betavoltaic Technology

    Amount: $125,000.00

    The proposed innovation will dramatically improve the performance of tritium-powered betavoltaic batteries through the development of a high-aspect ratio, expanded surface area p/n junction composed o ...

    SBIRPhase I2014National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Development of Advanced Anti-Reflection Coatings for High Performance Solar Energy Applications

    Amount: $872,144.00

    MicroLink Devices will increase the efficiency of multi-junction solar cells by designing and demonstrating advanced anti-reflection coatings (ARCs) that will provide a better broadband spectral respo ...

    SBIRPhase II2014National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. High-Efficiency, Radiation-Hard, Lightweight IMM Solar Cells

    Amount: $123,567.00

    Future NASA exploration missions require high specific power (>500 W/kg) solar arrays. To increase cell efficiency while reducing weight and maintaining structural integrity, we propose an approach t ...

    SBIRPhase I2014National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Low-Cost, Manufacturable, 6-Inch Wafer Bonding Process for Next-Generation 5-Junction IMM+Ge Photovoltaic Devices

    Amount: $125,000.00

    We propose the development of a 6-inch wafer bonding process to allow bonding of a multi-junction inverted metamorphic (IMM) tandem solar cell structure to an upright single-junction Ge solar cell. T ...

    SBIRPhase I2014National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Cost Reduction of IMM Solar Cells by Recycling Substrates Using Wet Chemical Etching

    Amount: $996,789.00

    The goal of the program is to reduce the cost of substrate reclaim for high-efficiency solar cells fabricated by an epitaxial lift-off (ELO) process, and to increase the number of reuse cycles for a g ...

    SBIRPhase II2014National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Quantum and Nanostructure Enhanced Epitaxial Lift-Off Solar Cells

    Amount: $150,000.00

    ABSTRACT: MicroLink and its collaborators, Rochester Institute of Technology and Magnolia Solar, will develop a high-efficiency, single-junction, epitaxial lift-off (ELO) GaAs solar cell by incorpora ...

    STTRPhase I2014Department of Defense Air Force
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