Low-Energy Maskless Lithography to Mitigate Radiation Effects in Advanced Nanoscale Microelectronics

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Contract: HDTRA1-16-0056
Agency Tracking Number: T2-0215
Amount: $1,422,138.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: DTRA112_003
Solicitation Number: 2011.2
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2013
Award Year: 2014
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2014-02-03
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2017-07-18
Small Business Information
4008 Burton Drive, Santa Clara, CA, 95054-1509
DUNS: 968147020
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Enden David Liu
 Chief Scientist
 (408) 980-1800
 dliu@multibeamcorp.com
Business Contact
 Lynn Barringer
Title: President
Phone: (408) 980-1800
Email: barringerl@multibeamcorp.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The need for novel weapons to defeat urban targets and rapidly immobalize enemy combatants hiding in bunkers, caves, and basements requires new weapons and tactics. Thermobaric warheads can provide tailored blast response optimized for the defeat of these targets with low collateral damage. In this Phase I SBIR program, Powdermet will develop surface-coated metallic particles that can deliver tailored blast, sustained pressure, and controlled thermal effects enabled by controlling particle composition, size, and shape. In addition, a 20-L high pressure dust bomb energetic materials screeing test facility will be established, analyzed, coupled to the CFX (ANSYS) code, and validated as a screening and development tool to support solid fuel combustion and thermobaric charge development efforts.

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