Advanced Rad-Hard Solar Energy Collection Cells

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: W31P4Q-10-C-0127
Agency Tracking Number: 09SB2-0352
Amount: $98,893.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: SB092-017
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
Freedom Photonics LLC
615 A State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
DUNS: 191741292
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jonathon Barton
 President
 (805) 277-3031
 jbarton@freedomphotonics.com
Business Contact
 Milan Mashanovitch
Title: Chairman
Phone: (805) 277-3031
Email: mashan@freedomphotonics.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will focus on the development of rad-hard, low cost high efficiency solar cell technology. The objective is to demonstrate the feasibility of manufacturing of novel hybrid nanostructure based photovoltaics, which will utilize innovative concentrator and light conversion technology to produce rad-hard, low cost, high efficiency solar cells. There is a great need for highly efficient, rugged, ultra-lightweight, small volume, and low-cost solar cells. We propose to take advantage of our expertise in III-V semiconductor device fabrication, and employ novel design and fabrication process to realize state-of-the-art nano photovoltaic structures.

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