Advanced Commercially Available Inherently Radhard Primitive Cell Designs.

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9453-05-M-0090
Agency Tracking Number: F051-018-1758
Amount: $99,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: 2005
Solicitation Topic Code: AF05-018
Solicitation Number: 2005.1
Small Business Information
3100 S. Vista Ave., Suite 230, Boise, ID, 83705
DUNS: 076338677
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Kelly DeGregorio
 Design Engineer
 (208) 336-2773
 kellydegregorio@americansemi.com
Business Contact
 Lorelli Hackler
Title: CFO
Phone: (208) 336-2773
Email: lhackler@americansemi.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Military Satellite Communication (MILSATCOM), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have a current and future need for advanced commercially available inherently radhard primitive cell libraries to support new designs for satellites and other spacecraft. American Semiconductor Inc. proposes the use of double gated Flexfet technology for primitive cells. This can enable next generation spacecraft for operations and missions with high density, low power, and high speed radhard components. Moreover these primitive cells endow spacecraft designers with the ability to increase spacecraft performance over current designs without having to use large chip area or redundancy and still have low power and high speed reconfigurable performance. This SBIR Phase I proposal will result in primitive cells in scaleable, sub-lithographic, low power, low cost, and inherently radhard Flexfet CMOS. These primitive cells have commercially viability and will be of significant commercial interest to industry.

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