DIAMONDLIKE CARBON COATINGS FOR OPTICAL SYSTEMS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$603,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Army
Award Year:
1986
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
836
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Universal Energy Systems Inc.
4401 Dayton-xenia Road, Dayton, OH, 45432
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 John A. Woollam
 (513) 426-6900
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
MILITARY OPTICAL SYSTEMS NEED HARD, CORROSION-RESISTANT COATINGS. DIAMONDLIKE CARBON HAS MANY DESIRABLE PROPERTIES FOR THIS PURPOSE: HARD, RESISTENT TO ETCH, ROUGHNESS FILLING, AND TRANSPARENT IN THE VISIBLE TO INFRARED. WE ARE PREPARING TO COAT COMMON INFRARED DETECTOR MATERIALS SUCH AS IN, SB, GE, HG, CD, AND TE WITH DIAMONDLIKECARBON. WE WILL THEN TEST THESE COATINGS FOR OPTICAL PERFORMANCE, CORROSION RESISTENCE, REPRODUCIBILITY, AND ADAPTABILITY TO PRODUCTION.

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