A DEMONSTRATION OF THE FEASABILITY OF A LASER-ASSISTED CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION PROCESS FOR MERCURY CADIUM TELLURIDE FILMS UTILIZING LARGE AREA, UNIFORM RARE-GAS HALIDE EXCIMER LASER ILLUMINATION IS PROPOSED.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1983
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
9
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Advanced Research & Applctns
1223 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, 94086
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
L.j. Palkuti
(408) 733-7780
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A DEMONSTRATION OF THE FEASABILITY OF A LASER-ASSISTED CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION PROCESS FOR MERCURY CADIUM TELLURIDE FILMS UTILIZING LARGE AREA, UNIFORM RARE-GAS HALIDE EXCIMER LASER ILLUMINATION IS PROPOSED. AN INITIAL TASK FROM THIS PURPOSE WILL BE TO CONDUCT A TRADEOFF STUDY TO DETERMINE THE OPTIMUM GEOMETRY FO LAVCD. THIS WILL BE FOLOWED BY THE TASK OF DESIGNING, BUILDING AND TESTING AN APPROPRIATE GAS-FLOW SYSTEM AND DESPOSITON CHAMBER FOR LAVCDGROWTH OF SUCH FILMS WE WILL CHARACTERIZE THEM USING AN ARRAY OF TECHNIQUES INCLUDING SECONDARY ION MASS SPECOMETRY,TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND SYNCHROTON X-RAY TOPOGRAPHY, WE WILL ALSO INVESTIGATE GRADED STOICHIOMETRY FILMS.

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