SBIR Phase I: Enabling large-scale manufacturing of organic electronic devices using photolithography

Award Information
Agency:
National Science Foundation
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$150,000.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
0945700
Award Id:
91176
Agency Tracking Number:
0945700
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
95 Brown Road, Ithaca, NY, 14850
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
830649823
Principal Investigator:
John DeFranco
DPhil
(917) 687-5792
john@orthogonalinc.com
Business Contact:
John DeFranco
DPhil
(917) 687-5792
john@orthogonalinc.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop a method of patterning chemically sensitive organic electronic materials using photolithography and other standard cleanroom processes. The technology is based on the development of a fluorous based photoresist. The process to be developed will not damage organic semiconductors, which are destroyed by most organic solvents and water. The technology will solve many of the problems that plague the organic electronics industry, particularly related to OLED manufacturing. The technology has the potential to enable large scale manufacturing of OLED displays using existing LCD equipment, dramatically lower the cost and improving yields by using proven techniques.

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