STTR Phase I: Holistic Separation of High Purity Metallic and Semiconducting Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes

Award Information
Agency:
National Science Foundation
Branch:
N/A
Amount:
$150,000.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
0930494
Agency Tracking Number:
0930494
Solicitation Year:
2007
Solicitation Topic Code:
MM
Solicitation Number:
NSF 06-598
Small Business Information
Selah Technologies, LLC
657 South Mechanic Street, Pendleton, SC, 29670
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
791538767
Principal Investigator
 Andrew Metters
 PhD
 (864) 646-5888
 andrew.metters@selahtechnologies.com
Business Contact
 Andrew Metters
Title: PhD
Phone: (864) 646-5888
Email: andrew.metters@selahtechnologies.com
Research Institution
 University of Connecticut
 Antje Harnisch
 438 Whitney Road Extension
Unit 1133
Storrs, CT, 6269
 (860) 489-3622
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project is to develop a novel technology for the large-scale sorting of single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) by diameter and electronic type. An economical process for sorting carbon nanotubes can enable many applications. Metallic SWNTs could serve as leads in nanoscale circuits, flexible and transparent conductors (replacement for indium tin oxide (ITO)), supercapacitors, and field emitters, while high-purity semiconducting SWNTs could find applications in field-effect transistors, photovoltaic devices, and sensors.

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