MicroLink Devices

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6457 W. Howard St.
Niles, IL, 60714-

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SBC Control ID: SBC_000002292
DUNS: 135553472
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Company Profile


  1. High-Power Vertical-Junction Field-Effect Transistors Fabricated on Low-Dislocation-Density GaN by Epitaxial Lift-Off [Phase IIS]

    Amount: $1,500,000.00

    In this program, we will develop a breakthrough technology that will enable wafer-scale epitaxial lift-off (ELO) of GaN power device heterostructures from low-dislocation-density bulk GaN substrates. ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 ARPA-EDepartment of Energy
  2. Quantum and Nanostructure Enhanced Epitaxial Lift-Off Solar Cells

    Amount: $150,000.00

    ABSTRACT: MicroLink and its collaborators, Rochester Institute of Technology and Magnolia Solar, will develop a high-efficiency, single-junction, epitaxial lift-off (ELO) GaAs solar cell by incorpora ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Air ForceDepartment of Defense
  3. Increasing the Specific Power of Epitaxial Lift-Off Solar Cells for Cost-Effective, High-Efficiency, Flexible Photovoltaics

    Amount: $150,000.00

    MicroLink Devices has developed, and is currently producing, thin epitaxial lift-off inverted metamorphic solar cells for flexible solar sheets using a four-inch GaAs wafer platform. These cells have ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Office of the Secretary of DefenseDepartment of Defense
  4. Ultra-Lightweight, High-Efficiency Epitaxial Lift-Off Solar Cells and Arrays

    Amount: $80,000.00

    MicroLink Devices and the University of Notre Dame propose to develop an ultra-lightweight, high-efficiency, GaAs-based, multi-junction solar cell that will be suitable for use in future platforms req ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 NavyDepartment of Defense
  5. High Power Betavoltaic Technology

    Amount: $125,000.00

    The proposed innovation will dramatically improve the performance of tritium-powered betavoltaic batteries through the development of a high-aspect ratio, expanded surface area p/n junction composed o ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Development of Advanced Anti-Reflection Coatings for High Performance Solar Energy Applications

    Amount: $747,144.00

    MicroLink Devices will increase the efficiency of multi-junction solar cells by designing and demonstrating advanced anti-reflection coatings (ARCs) that will provide a better broadband spectral respo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. High-Efficiency, Radiation-Hard, Lightweight IMM Solar Cells

    Amount: $123,567.00

    Future NASA exploration missions require high specific power (>500 W/kg) solar arrays. To increase cell efficiency while reducing weight and maintaining structural integrity, we propose an approac ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Low-Cost, Manufacturable, 6-Inch Wafer Bonding Process for Next-Generation 5-Junction IMM+Ge Photovoltaic Devices

    Amount: $125,000.00

    We propose the development of a 6-inch wafer bonding process to allow bonding of a multi-junction inverted metamorphic (IMM) tandem solar cell structure to an upright single-junction Ge solar cell. T ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Cost Reduction of IMM Solar Cells by Recycling Substrates Using Wet Chemical Etching

    Amount: $746,789.00

    The goal of the program is to reduce the cost of substrate reclaim for high-efficiency solar cells fabricated by an epitaxial lift-off (ELO) process, and to increase the number of reuse cycles for a g ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. High-Volume Production of Lightweight, Multi-Junction Solar Cells Using 6-inch GaAs

    Amount: $1,200,000.00

    In the proposed Phase II program, we will transition MicroLink's 6-inch epitaxial lift-off (ELO) solar cell fabrication process into a manufacturing platform capable of sustaining large-volume pr ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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