Metal Oxide Nanoparticle CO Detector Kit

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-05-M-6562
Agency Tracking Number: F051-053-2474
Amount: $90,879.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: 2005
Solicitation Topic Code: AF05-053
Solicitation Number: 2005.1
Small Business Information
APPLIED NANOTECH, INC.
3006 Longhorn Blvd., Suite 107, Austin, TX, 78758
DUNS: 013475129
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 James. Novak
 Scientist
 (512) 339-5020
 jnovak@appliednanotech.net
Business Contact
 Jacque Soptick
Title: Controller
Phone: (512) 339-5020
Email: jsoptick@appliednanotech.net
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Applied Nanotech Inc. proposes a miniaturized, low power, rapid responsive CO sensor based on molybdenum oxide nanoparticle networks applied to a thin-film transistor architecture. This sensor will be designed as a low maintenance detector for CO levels in air vehicles. Molybdenum oxide is an n-type semiconductor that shows an increase in conductance due to the oxidation of CO. The thin-film transistor architecture creates a selective, sensitive approach providing considerable improvement over the most successful commercial technology of CO detectors.

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