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SMI announces that it has received funding to develop enhanced lethality structural coatings

SMI - Structured Materials Industries

Posted on August 21, 2006

Structured Materials Industries, Inc. (SMI) reports that it has received Phase I SBIR funding from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to develop enhanced lethality coatings. The purpose of such coatings is to increase the realizable energy of a projectile or of the munitions' structural components. SMI will explore MOCVD and sputter processes to produce the films. The technology is based on the well-known release of thermal energy of metal/metal-oxide powders.

SMI will develop the technology in thin film form, facilitating controllable reactivity of the coatings.

In addition, this approach leverages the manufacturability of well-known fabrication technologies such as PVD and MOCVD.

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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.

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For General and Technical Information this release contact jyao@structuredmaterials.com

Contact:
Dr. Gary S. Tompa
gstompa@structuredmaterials.com
Structured Materials Industries, Inc.
Unit 102/103, 201 Circle Drive N.
Piscataway, New Jersey 08854
Phone: 732.302.9274
Fax: 732.302.9275

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