MicroLink Devices

Basic Information

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

Company Profile

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Additional Details

Field Value
DUNS: 135553472
Hubzone Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Woman Owned: N
Number of Employees: n/a


  1. High-Efficiency, Radiation-Hard, Lightweight IMM Solar Cells

    Amount: $743,091.00

    In the proposed Phase II project, MicroLink and its collaborator, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), will incorporate quantum dots (QDs) in the GaAs and InGaAs subcells of an InGaP/GaAs/InGaAs t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Low-Cost, Manufacturable, 6-Inch Wafer Bonding Process for Next-Generation 5-Junction IMM+Ge Photovoltaic Devices

    Amount: $750,000.00

    To continue the trend towards ever more efficient photovoltaic devices, next-generation multi-junction cells will be based on increasingly complex structures. These structures will require the abilit ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Large-Area, Multi-Junction, Epitaxial Lift-Off Solar Cells with Backside Contacts

    Amount: $125,000.00

    In this Phase I program we propose to develop an innovative fabrication process to introduce backside contacts to MicroLink Devices' large-area, multi-junction epitaxial lift-off (ELO) solar cells. Th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Flexible ELO Solar Cells with Ultra-High Specific Power and Areal Power Density

    Amount: $125,000.00

    In the proposed effort, MicroLink Devices develop an ultra-lightweight, high-efficiency, GaAs-based, multi-junction solar cell that will be suitable for use in future platforms requiring very high spe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Radiation Hard, High Efficiency, Quadruple Junction Solar Cells Based on InGaAsN

    Amount: $125,000.00

    The proposed innovation is the development of a technology that will enable the manufacture of high-efficiency (>40%), quadruple(4) junction solar cells on lightweight Ge substrates. We plan to achie ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Nano-Inspired Broadband Photovoltaics Sheets

    Amount: $1,000,000.00

    The objective for Phase II is to transition the nanopatterning results obtained in Phase I to epitaxial lift-off (ELO)-based GaAs cells. By developing nanopatterning on ELO solar cells and antireflect ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Defense Army
  7. 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-E Department of Energy
  8. 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 Force Department of Defense
  9. 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 Department of Defense Navy
  10. Ultra-Lightweight, High-Efficiency Epitaxial Lift-Off Solar Cells and Arrays

    Amount: $150,000.00

    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 Department of Defense Navy

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