Dr. Keidar receives $750K DOE grant to develop plasma synthesis process

October 02, 2017

Dr. Michael Keidar has received a U.S. Department of Energy, Phase II SBIR grant for the project “Software for the Predictive Synthesis of Nanoparticles in Plasmas.”  The project focuses on the development of a plasma-based technique for the synthesis of novel 2D layered materials.   Dr. Keidar’s team is working with the company TechX, which is developing a new simulation platform for the plasma synthesis process.  The total award of this two-year grant is $750,000; the GW portion is $200,000.