GaN for High Rep Rate Pulsed Power

Period of Performance: 07/06/2015 - 05/06/2016

$80K

Phase 1 STTR

Recipient Firm

Kyma Technologies, Inc.
8829 Midway West Road Array
Raleigh, NC 27617
Firm POC
Principal Investigator

Research Institution

University of Illinois, Chicago
809 S Marshfield RM 608
Chicago, IL 60612
Institution POC

Abstract

Kyma will develop and model a modular high rep rate (>100kHz) photoconductive switch using GaN and commercial-off-the-shelf laser diodes. The switch will be designed to switch >1.5kV at >150A in 5-10ns.