A Low-Cost, High-Performance Colloidal Quantum Dot MWIR Focal Plane Array

Period of Performance: 03/28/2014 - 09/30/2014


Phase 1 STTR

Recipient Firm

Sivananthan Laboratories, Inc.
590 Territorial Drive, Suite H Array
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Principal Investigator
Firm POC

Research Institution

University of Chicago
6030 S. Ellis Avenue Room ED-114
Chicago, IL 60637
Institution POC


The primary goal of this proposed effort is to develop mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR) colloidal quantum dot (CQD)-based focal plane arrays (FPAs) to significantly reduce the cost of MWIR photon imagers. In order to realize this goal, it will first be nec