- About Us
- Career Center
- Nano-Social Network
- Nano Consulting
- My Account
SMI announces it has received additional funding for VLA optical coatings
Posted on February 02, 2006
Structured Materials Industries, Inc. (SMI) reports that it has received Phase II funding from the Air Force / MDA to develop a large area MOCVD tool to produce very low absorption (VLA) optical coatings.
The program builds on a successful Phase I effort that demonstrated enhanced reflector coatings for 1.06 µm laser radiation. The goal for the Phase II effort is to scale the technology to coat 0.5 meter components, and ultimately to produce VLA coatings on high energy laser mirrors up to 1.5 meters in size. The picture below shows a field emission SEM image of a representative optical coating stack, produced by MOCVD at SMI, illustrating the excellent film thickness and uniformity control.
About Structured Materials Industries:
Structured Materials Industries, Incorporated is focused on being the leader in Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) and related technologies. SMI offers for sale: systems, components, materials, and process development services. SMI has an in-house applications laboratory featuring multi-reactor deposition systems and analytic capabilities, has developed a range of strategic partnerships to develop and implement MOCVD technology and looks forward to continuing to grow and expand upon mutually advantageous relationships.
For more information, please click here.General and Technical Information this release:
Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
|Related News Press|
Forge Nano raises $20 million in Series A Funding: Nano coating technology innovator Forge Nano will use funding to expand manufacturing capacity and grow Lithium-Ion battery opportunities November 3rd, 2016
A nano-roundabout for light December 10th, 2016
Chemical trickery corrals 'hyperactive' metal-oxide cluster December 8th, 2016
Scientists track chemical and structural evolution of catalytic nanoparticles in 3-D: Up-close, real-time, chemical-sensitive 3-D imaging offers clues for reducing cost/improving performance of catalysts for fuel-cell-powered vehicles and other applications December 8th, 2016
Controlled electron pulses November 30th, 2016