Diamond-based Imaging Focal Plane Array

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 25704
Amount: $69,998.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1994
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
World-wide Innovative
P.o. Box 7146, Huntsville, AL, 35807
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Richard D. Nelson, Ph.d.
 (205) 772-9488
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This project performs technical and market driven analyses of several architectures for diamond-based integrating detector arrays; identifies the superior architecture for UV, x-ray, gamma ray and energetic particle imaging; demonstrates charge transfer in a simple buried layer test structure and prepares a recommended design of an array for implementation on Phase II. Clear technical and advantages are shown over silicon-based devices. Use of a simple UV detector is recommended for material evaluation. Numerous military, industrial, medical, and scientific applications are identified that will lead to commercialization success.

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