Dual-Band Focal Plane Arrays with Double Unipolar Barrier InAs/GaSb Superlattices

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0147-13-C-7136
Agency Tracking Number: B2-1858
Amount: $999,989.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA10-012
Solicitation Number: 2010.3
Small Business Information
Lobo Venture Lab 801 University Blvd Ste 100, Albuquerque, NM, -
DUNS: 833012565
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Sanchita Krishna
 Chief Scientific Officer
 (505) 453-3349
 sanchita@skinfrared.com
Business Contact
 Sanchita Krishna
Title: Chief Scientific Officer
Phone: (505) 453-3349
Email: sanchita@skinfrared.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
In this Phase II effort, SK Infrared LLC, is collaborating with Raytheon Vision Systems (RVS) to demonstrate a dual color 512x512 30 um pitch long wave/long wave (LW/LW) pBp focal plane array (FPA) hybridized to a RVS SB410 Read Out Integrated Circuit (ROIC). The SB410 is a 512x512 30 micron pitch dual band ROIC developed by RVS. The final deliverable at the end of the two year project would be a dual color (LWIR & #61548;1~8.5 & #61549;m and LWIR & #61548;2~10.5 & #61549;m) 512x512 FPA with dark current density ~1e-6 A/cm2 and QE=70% at operating bias (~100 mV). The design, growth and fabrication of the device till the indium bump deposition will be done at SK Infrared LLC (SKI) using the user facilities at the Center for High Technology Materials at the University of New Mexico. The devices will be hybridized and radiometrically characterized at Raytheon Vision Systems (RVS).

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