In-Vacuo Passivation of High Aspect Ratio HgCdTe Surfaces

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W909MY-12-C-0006
Agency Tracking Number: A2-4926
Amount: $429,222.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: A10-018
Solicitation Number: 2010.1
Small Business Information
EPIR Technologies Inc
590 Territorial Drive, Suite B, Bolingbrook, IL, -
DUNS: 068568588
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Fikri Aqariden
 Vice President
 (630) 771-0203
Business Contact
 Sivalingam Sivananthan
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (630) 771-0201
Research Institution
The overall goal of this project is to develop a 100 degrees C temperature ALD CdTe passivation process capable of conformally passivating high aspect ratio surfaces of HgCdTe infrared detectors. The effort is comprised of first establishing the low temperature ALD process, next in fully characterizing the resulting CdTe, then implementing in-situ sample surface preparation, and finally in passivating high aspect ratio HgCdTe samples.

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