A Novel Transition Edge High Tc Superconducting Bolometer Using CCVD thin films

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NAS5-03041
Agency Tracking Number: 023272
Amount: $69,998.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2003
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
5315 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Atlanta, GA, 30341
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Yibin Xue
 Principal Investigator
 (678) 287-3940
Business Contact
 John Edwards
Title: VP, Marketing & Sales
Phone: (678) 287-2445
Email: jedwards@microcoating.com
Research Institution
For the proposed Phase I project, MicroCoating Technologies, Inc. (MCT) will explore the feasibility of fabricating a two-layer thin film composite on single crystal substrates that is composed of an epitaxial superconducting BKBO-class thin film of superior, sharp temperature transition edge and a ?super-?doped epitaxial thin film of the same material compound with large absorption of far-infrared wavelengths. This enabling materials platform is made possible by MCT's proprietary non-vacuum Combustion Chemical Vapor Deposition (CCVD) technology, which permits the deposition of complex epitaxial thin films and variation in material composition. Thus absorber and detector are made in the same process sequentially for the high Tc transition edge bolometers.

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