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Laser Nanostructured Surfaces for Armament Applications

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15QKN-18-C-0053
Agency Tracking Number: A2-7034
Amount: $726,907.38
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: A16-014
Solicitation Number: 2016.1
Solicitation Year: 2016
Award Year: 2018
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-09-25
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-09-24
Small Business Information
10-3 Selden Street, Rochester, NY, 14605
DUNS: 078710418
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Chunlei Guo
 (585) 355-1725
Business Contact
 Lisa Chen
Phone: (585) 275-7629
Research Institution
Having successfully validated our superhydrophobic, self-cleaning, wear and rust resistant laser based surface process in the Phase 1 project period, we at AlchLight propose to scale this technology to industry relevant levels by once again working with members of the University of Rochester's High Intensity Laser Lab. To achieve this goal, we will develop the worlds first superhydrophobic micro-/nano-structuring laser workstation. Design and fabrication of the workstation will follow investigation of two methods of scaling our existing laser based superhydrophobic surface process; 1) a high-risk high-reward laser-assisted imprinting scheme, and 2) a sure-bet direct laser processing scale up utilizing advanced lasers and scanning methods.

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