Aligned Carbon Awarded SBIR Phase I Grant by the National Science Foundation

Jan 10, 2019 - Press-release -Aligned Carbon

Santa Clara, CA. — Aligned Carbon is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This prestigious grant will support Aligned Carbon in its mission to produce semiconducting pure, aligned carbon nanotubes with groundbreaking potential in a variety of industries.

Carbon nanotubes are hailed as one of the most promising materials of the 21st century due to their exceptional electrical, thermal, and mechanical properties. Aligned Carbon’s innovative approach focuses on producing high-quality, semiconducting carbon nanotubes that have the potential to revolutionize the semiconductor industry across a wide range of verticals.

The SBIR Phase I Grant will provide essential funding to support Aligned Carbon’s research and development activities, including the refinement of their unique nanotube production techniques and the evaluation of the application areas for their material.

This NSF grant marks a significant milestone in Aligned Carbon’s journey, further validating their pioneering work in the field of nanotechnology. The company looks forward to collaborating with leading experts and partners in academia and industry as it continues to drive innovations in carbon nanotube production.

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About Aligned Carbon:

Aligned Carbon is a pioneering startup dedicated to revolutionizing the semiconductor industry by harnessing the power of carbon nanotube (CNTs). By providing the first ever semiconducting pure, aligned CNT wafers in a format compatible with the industry’s needs, Aligned Carbon serves as the key to unlocking next generation enhancements in monolithic 3D integration, energy efficient logic, sub-THz wireless, power electronics, and many other markets.

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