STRAINED SUPERLATTICE INASSB FOR LWIR DETECTOR

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 8554
Amount: $56,944.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1988
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
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3152 Kashiwa St, Torrance, CA, 90505
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 WILLIAM S CHAN
 (213) 534-3666
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Research Institution
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Abstract
A PROPOSAL IS MADE TO DEVELOP STRAINED SUPERLATTICE (SSL) STRUCTURE OF INAS(1-X)SB(X) BY MOLECULAR BEAM EPITAXY (MBE) FOR FABRICATING LONG WAVELENGTH INFRARED (LWIR) DETECTORS. A SPECIAL BUFFERED SUBSTRATE WILL BE USED FOR THE INAS(1-X)SB(X) EPITAXY, AIMED AT ACHIEVING UNIFORM EPI LAYER HAVING A CUTOFF WAVELENGTH OF 12 MICRON AT 77K. IN PHASE I, SPECIAL MBE FIXTURES WILL BE DESIGNED AND MBE PROCESSES WILL BE DELINATED. THE SUCCESS OF THIS PROGRAM WILL LEAD TO MORE REPRODUCIBLE, UNIFORM AND SENSITIVE DETECTORS THAN THOSE OF LWIR HGCDTE.

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