ULTRAVIOLET LASER FABRICATION OF DIAMOND MICROSTRUCTURES

Award Information
Agency: National Science Foundation
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 21733
Amount: $49,870.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1993
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
4720-e Boston Wy, Lanham, MD, 20706
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 C Paul Christensen
 (301) 459-3031
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Research Institution
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Abstract
DIAMOND MICROMACHINING SYSTEMS BASED ON ULTRAVIOLET LASER ETCHING AND OPTICAL SENSING OF SURFACE MORPHOLOGY ARE BEING EXAMINED FOR PRESCISION FABRICATION OF COMPLEX STRUCTURE IN DIAMOND AND DIAMOND-LIKE CARBON. THE RESEARCH ADDRESSES DEMONSTRATION OF AN ABLATION USING A SMALL WAVEGUIDE EXCIMER LASER, INVESTIGATION OF CUTTING SPEEDS, DEMONSTRATION OF AN OPTICAL SURFACE HEIGHT PROBE, AND AN INVESTIGATION OF TECHNIQUES FOR GRAPHITE REMOVAL.

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