REFRACTORY ULTRASTRUCTURES BY CVD

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$49,964.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
6599
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Ultramet
12173 Montague St, Pacoima, CA, 91331
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
JOHN T HARDING
(818) 899-0236
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
CHEMICAL VAPOR DESPOSITION (CVD) IS THE ONLY DEPOSITION PROCESS WHICH HAS THE SPEED NECESSARY FOR BUILDING UP STRUCTURES. DEPOSITS TEND TO BE EPITAXIAL. BOTH THESE CHARACTERISTICS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR FABRICATING NANOMETER COMPOSITES, WHICH PROMISE TO COMBINE THE MECHANICAL ADVANTAGES OF METALS WITH THE ADVANTAGES OF CERAMICS, WITH NONE OF THE DISADVANTAGES. TO ACHIEVE SHARP POTENTIAL BOUNDARIES AND TO SATISFY A BUILDUP RATE OF 24 MICROMETER/H REQUIRES SWITCHING FROM METAL DEPOSITION CONDITIONS TO CERAMIC DEPOSITION CONDITIONS WITH NO OVERLAP WITHIN AN INTERVAL OF LESS THAN ONE SECOND. A METHOD FOR DOING THIS IS PROPOSED. A SAMPLE OF ULTRASTRUCTURE LARGE ENOUGH FOR BEND TESTS IS A DELIVERABLE UNDER PHASE I.

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