ACIM Assisted Selective Depainting and Precision Cleaning of Delicate Surfaces

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N992-4768
Agency Tracking Number: N992-4768
Amount: $69,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1999
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
6923 Redbud Drive, Manhattan, KS, 66503
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Isabel Zambrano
 (785) 293-4917
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
Not Available The primary goal of Phase I work will be to demonstrate the feasibility of growing high quality, high purity, stoichiometric ZnO bulk crystals from a seeded melt. The secondary goal will be to stabilize the ZnO, thereby improving the stability of the ZnO lattice in reducing atmospheres at high temperatures. Zinc oxide powder will be melted in Cermet¿s crystal growth apparatus in a pure oxygen environment. The crystals will be analyzed for crystalline perfection using x-ray rocking curves, and dislocation densities will be quantified using electron microscopy. High temperature stability will be investigated in GaN MOCVD and HVPE reactors. Lastly, GaN will be deposited on the crystals, and the films will be analyzed for perfection. This technique, matured in Phase II work, will provide BMDO with a high quality ZnO wafer source, with an ultimate volume price that is competitive with sapphire

* Information listed above is at the time of submission. *

Agency Micro-sites

SBA logo
Department of Agriculture logo
Department of Commerce logo
Department of Defense logo
Department of Education logo
Department of Energy logo
Department of Health and Human Services logo
Department of Homeland Security logo
Department of Transportation logo
Environmental Protection Agency logo
National Aeronautics and Space Administration logo
National Science Foundation logo
US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government