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Company Information:

Company Name: Texas Biochemicals Inc
City: College Station
State: TX
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $149,998.00 2
SBIR Phase II $729,717.00 1

Award List:

A Novel Route for the Large Scale production of ZnS nanopowders for Optical Ceramic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Duraiswamy Ravichandran, Senior Scienitst
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Multispectral ZnS is a window material for long wave-infrared (LWIR) in the range (0.5-12 microns). The main drawback of ZnS is an insufficient chemical and mechanical strength which leads to optical degradation of the window''s properties. Current processes involve Chemical Vapor Deposition and Hot… More

Ultra-High Density Nano-Grained Multispectral YAG Windows

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: D. Ravichandran, President, Nea Business D – (979) 696-7070
Award Amount: $79,998.00
Abstract:
Texas Biochemicals Inc, proposes to develop Polycrystalline Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (YAG) as a cost effective material to replace Sapphires for IR transparent multispectral (1-5 microns) sensor windows. We have recently developed a novel technology to produce mono-dispersed, non-agglomerated and… More

A Novel Route for the Large Scale production of ZnS nanopowders for Optical Ceramic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: D.(Ravi) Ravichandran, Senior Research Scientis – (979) 696-7070
Award Amount: $729,717.00
Abstract:
Highly pure ZnS having high mechanical strength is needed for military aircraft window and missile dome applications to withstand erosion by high velocity rain droplets and sand particles. Current manufacturing processes involve high-temperature and high-pressure equipment, long processing times,… More