SBIR Phase I: Development of UV-B SLED and LD

Award Information
Agency:
National Science Foundation
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$149,951.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
0945304
Agency Tracking Number:
0945304
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
N1
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
SET
1195 Atlas Rd, Columbia, SC, 29209
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
135907686
Principal Investigator:
Max Shatalov
ScD
(803) 647-9757
shatalov@s-et.com
Business Contact:
Max Shatalov
ScD
(803) 647-9757
shatalov@s-et.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop innovative edge emitting superluminescent light emitting diodes (SLED) and laser diodes (LD) with emission in the UV-B spectral range (280 nm to 320 nm). A variety of optical sensing applications that require high power density with a highly localized spatial emission will benefit from the edge emitting device design. Development of novel UV-B emitting III-nitride devices will enable broad expansion of semiconductor DUV sources in medical diagnostics and treatment, fluorescence sensing and curing market sectors. This innovative technology is positioned to create new applications in the U.S. manufacturing sector that were previously unattainable for UV lamps and gas lasers. These DUV SLEDs can reduce or eliminate the use of mercury based UV technology for a variety of applications.

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