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Inline Material Electrical Characterization Sensor (IMECS)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Commerce
Branch: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Contract: SB1341-13-CN-0035
Agency Tracking Number: 027-63-2013
Amount: $299,972.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 2013
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2016-07-19
Small Business Information
2295 Village Crossing Rd., Ste 302
Falls Church, VA 22043-2393
United States
DUNS: 965121101
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Yakup Bayram
 (614) 429-1208
Business Contact
Research Institution

There is no capability to rapidly assess the electrical properties of nanofiber films during manufacturing and prepregging process. Continuous monitoring of these films will guide the U.S. nanofiber manufacturing industry in optimizing and increasing the yield rate with proper process optimization and avoid any inconsistency in the process and the cost with associated waste material. To address this technology gap in the U.S. manufacturing industry, PaneraTech, under the NIST SBIR Phase I program, demonstrated feasibility of an Inline Material Electrical Characterization Sensor (IMECS) for non-contact evaluation of nanofiber films during the manufacturing. Under this Phase II program, we will build a fully functional prototype, which will be ready for transitioning to the market.

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