Home > Press > SMI awarded DOE Phase II SBIR to develop p-type ZnO
SMI awarded DOE Phase II SBIR to develop p-type ZnO
Posted on February 02, 2006
Structured Materials Industries, Inc. (SMI) has been awarded a Phase II SBIR by the Department of Energy to develop p-type doping of ZnO. ZnO has shown great promise as an alternative to GaN as a blue light emitter.
Critical to demonstrating blue light emission in this material system is development of p-n junctions. While n-type material is easily achieved, p-type material has been very elusive with only a few scattered reports and with repeatability issues.
CVD is believed to be one of the best approaches to achieving p-type doping because of its ability to produce high quality films, greatly vary the chemistry and produce atomically abrupt layers when needed. For this program SMI has built a dedicated MOCVD system which it operates in-house.
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:
Dr. Gary S. Tompa
Structured Materials Industries, Inc.
Unit 102/103, 201 Circle Drive N.
Piscataway, New Jersey 08854
Copyright © Structured Materials Industries
If you have a comment, please Contact
Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events November 19th, 2014
Eight19 secures £1m funding: Investment to develop production technology, and expand commercial activities for organic photovoltaics November 19th, 2014
Arrowhead to Present at Upcoming Conferences November 15th, 2014
Harris & Harris Group Reports Financial Statements as of September 30, 2014 November 11th, 2014
University of Minnesota engineers make sound loud enough to bend light on a computer chip: Device could improve wireless communications systems November 28th, 2014
Study details laser pulse effects on behavior of electrons November 28th, 2014
Single-atom gold catalysts may offer path to low-cost production of fuel and chemicals November 28th, 2014
Production of Anticancer Drug from Nanofibers in Iran November 28th, 2014
Renishaw receives Queen's Award for spectroscopy developments November 25th, 2014
JPK reports on the use of AFM and the CellHesion module to study plant cells at the University of Queensland November 25th, 2014
A*STAR SIMTech wins international award for breaking new ground in actuators: SIMTech invention can be used in an array of industries, and is critical for next generation ultra-precision systems November 24th, 2014
Professional AFM Images with a Three Step Click SmartScan by Park Systems Revolutionizes Atomic Force Microscopy by Automatizing the Imaging Process November 24th, 2014