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Funded research

 

Research Grants* (1990 – )

*Research Grants (1982–1990): Principal Investigator in funded research programs with an annual budget of approximately 1.5 million US Dollars.

  1. Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Infrared and X-Ray Sensors for Medical Measurements, $50,000 (1990-1992). (Technion Budget No. 051-702).
  2. Ministry of Science, Wide Band Gap HgCdTe, $80,000 (1990-1993). (Technion Budget No. 051-691).
  3. Semiconductor Devices (SCD) Ltd., Growth and Characterization of Bulk and Epitaxial CdZnTe, $85,000 (1991-1995). (Technion Budget No. 051-755).
  4. Galram (Rafael), Photoconductive Arrays with Focal Plane Signal Processing, $50,000 (1990-1991). (Technion Budget No. 051-705).
  5. Galram (Rafael), 1/f Noise and Electrical Properties of Si MOS Transistors Operating at 77K, $16,000 (1990-1991). (Technion Budget No. 051-709).
  6. Ministry of Energy, CdTe Solar Cells for Satellites, (1992-1996), 1st year: $75,000. 2nd year: $45,000. 3rd year: $65,000. (Technion Budget No. 050-768).
  7. The Alexander Goldenberg Foundation, New X-ray Detectors for Computerized Tomography, $4,000 (1992). (Technion Budget No. 051-766).
  8. The Asher Peled Foundation, Superstrates for Infra Red Focal Plane Arrays, $6,000 (1992). (Technion Budget No. 051-782).
  9. The Kidron Foundation, Innovative X-ray Focal Plane Arrays for Medical Imaging, $100,000 (1993). (Technion Budget No. 051-791).
  10. Intel, A Study of CMOS Compatible Temperature Measurement Techniques for On-Chip Thermal Management, $10,000 (1994). (Technion Budget No. 051-845).
  11. MCS Ltd., Study of CMOS Microelectromechanical Systems for Sensors and the Realization of a Pressure Sensor, $30,000 (1994). (Technion Budget No. 051-824).
  12. Rafael, Study and Development of a Microelectromechanical Resonator Using CMOS and Micromachining Technologies, 1st year: $70,000. 2nd year: $88,000 (1995). (Technion Budget No. 051-842).
  13. Ministry of Industry & Commerce, MOCVD CdZnTe Superstrates, $80,000. (November 1995-1996). (Technion Budget No. 051-877).
  14. Ministry of Science & Arts, Micromechanisms and Microsystems: Micromechanic Flexures and Vibratory Systems, $235,000 per year. (November 1995-). (Technion Budget No. 051-904).
  15. Ministry of Science & Arts, Rapid Thermal Processing of Metallization for CdZnTe, $35,000. (December 1995-1998). (Technion Budget No. 095-288).
  16. Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Si Micro-Optical Bench, Consortium for Wide Band Communication, (1995-), $12,000 per year.
  17. Ministry of Industry & Commerce, In Situ Reactor/Wafer Vapor Phase Cleaning for Nonelectronics, Consortium for 0.25 ?m, (1996-2001), $65,000 in 1996 and $120,000 in 1997, $ 75,000 in 1998, $ 55,000 in 1999. (Technion Budget No. 71930100). 
  18. Academy of Science, Ordering and Ferroelectricity in II-VI Semiconductors, $108,000, Y. Nemirovsky – Investigator. R. Weill and R. Beserman – Principal Investigators, (1994-1997). (Technion Budget No. 095-263).
  19. Chutik Foundation Multimodality Monitory of Brain Function with Micromachined Integrated Multisensors, (1996-), $35,000. (Technion Budget No. 181-876).
  20. Ministry of Defense, Uncooled IR Thermal Detectors, (1996-2002), $330,000. (Technion Budget No. 051-938).
  21. Ministry of Science, 3D Light Structures: Design, Technology and Applications, (1996-1999), $120,000. (Technion Budget No. 050-895) (with J. Shamir).
  22. Academy of Science, Control and Generation of Bandgap Discontinuities by Rapid Thermal Processing, (1997-2000), $113,000.(Technion Budget No. 049-001).
  23. Ministry of Science, Rapid VLSI Prototyping-Shiram, (1997-2001), $300,000. (Technion Budget No. 059-003).
  24. Ministry of Science, CdZnTe Arrays for Medical Imaging, (1998-2001), $180,000. (Technion Budget No. 051-956).
  25. German-Israel Corporation MATECH, Pyroelectric Infra Red Micromachined Detector Arrays, (1998-2002), DM 400,000. (Technion Budget No. 051-983).
  26. Ministry of Defense, MEMS Inertial Sensor, (1999-2000), $30,000. (Technion Budget No. 051-106).
  27. Ministry of Science, CMOS Camera on a Chip, (1999-2003), $40,000 in 1999, $50,000 in 2000, $50,000 in 2001. Technion Budget No. 051-003).
  28. Ministry of Science, Control of Defects by Ultrasonic Energy, (1999-2002), ($100,000 per year). With Prof. Weil, Prof. Shamir and Prof. Beserman. (Technion Budget No. 095-324).
  29. New York Metropolitan Research Fund, CdZnTe Arrays for Gamma and Positron Annihilation Imaging, 1999, $18,000. With Prof. B. Rosner. (Technion Budget 051-029).
  30. The International Atomic Energy Agency, CdZnTe Arrays for Hand Held Gamma Spectrometers, (1998-2000). $40,000. (Technion Budget 051-969).
  31. The Israeli Atomic Energy Agency, VLSI Electronics for Nuclear Detectors, (2000). $20,000. (Technion Budget 051-969).
  32. The Ministry of Defense, Analog and Mixed VLSI CMOS Design, (2000-2002). $180,000. (Technion Budget 059-008).
  33. The Australian Ministry of Education, A Novel Backside-illuminated Architecture for Vision Focal Plane Arrays, (2000-2003). $40,000. (Technion Budget 059-007).
  34. Rafael, An Infrastructure Research in MEMS, (1999-2002). $350,000. (Technion Budget 051-842).
  35. German-Israeli Foundation, GIF, Vapor Phase Grown CdZnTe Gamma-Ray Spectrometers", (2001-2004). 160,000 Euro. Technion Budget 051-089).
  36. Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Magneton, Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) CMOS Image Sensor with Backside Illumination, (2000-2002). $350,000. (Technion Budget No. 059-010).
  37. Rafael, MEMS Devices, (2001-). $150,000. (Technion Budget 051-104).
  38. European Community, Uncooled IR Detectors, (2002-). $322,500. (Technion Budget 051-097).
  39. Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Magent Consortium MOEMS, MEMS Inertial Sensors, (2001-2003). $160,000. (Technion Budget No. 051-138).
  40. Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Magent Consortium MOEMS, Uncooled IR Detectors, (2001-2003). $150,000. (Technion Budget No. 051-137).
  41. Orbotech, Silicon Thin Film Transistors, (2003-). $30,000. (Technion Budget No. 051-174).
  42. ELOP, Study of Advanced CMOS Design For Applications in Image Sensors, (2003-). $ 9,200. (Technion Budget No. 8230).
  43. Technion Foundation for Security, A New Micromachined Uncooled IR Imager Based on CMOS-SOI Transistors, (2003), $ 25000 and 500,000 shekels. (Technion Budget No. 051-180).  
  44. Australia, High Speed CMOS Photodiodes, AU$ 80,000. (Technion Budget No. 059-010) (2004-2006).  
  45. Ministry of Defense, TMOS Transistors for Uncooled IR Sensors, 500,000 shekels. (Technion Budget No. 051-180).  
  46. Mitchel Foundation, Novel Electrostatically Actuated Liquid Micropump and Gas Microvalve, Mitchell Fund, November 2003.  
  47. The 6th framework of the European Community, MEMScool Consortium, April 2003.  
  48. Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Magent Consortium MOEMS, MEMS Inertial Sensors, (2001-2003). $160,000. (Technion Budget No. 051-138).  
  49. Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Magent Consortium MOEMS, Uncooled IR Detectors, (2001-2003). $150,000. (Technion Budget No. 051-137).  
  50. Orbotech, Silicon Thin Film Transistors, (2003-4). $60,000. Technion Budget No. 051-174).  
  51. ELOP Study of Advanced CMOS Design For Applications in Image Sensors, (2003-). $ 9,200 (Technion Budget No. 059-015).  
  52. Technion Foundation for Security A New Micromachined Uncooled IR Imager, (2003), $ 25000 and 500,000 shekels. (Technion Budget No. 051-180).  
  53. Australia, Joint research with ECU University, CMOS SOI Photodiodes, 40,000 Australians $ (2004-5). (Technion Budget No. 1005222).  
  54. Ministry of Defense, TMOS transistors for uncooled IR sensors, 800,000 shekels. (Technion Budget No. 051-180) (2003-4).  
  55. Intel, Charge Detection Circuitry for Low Noise and High Bandwidth, $ 20,000. (Technion Budget No. 1004796).  
  56. Ministry of Defense, Hybrid RF MEMS Switch, 205,000 shekels. (Technion Budget No. 1005149) (2004-5).  
  57. Ministry of Defense, Scattered Sensors, 250,000 shekels. (Technion Budget No. 2004557) (2004).  
  58. Technion Manlam, Simulation and Dynamic Monitoring of the Musculo-Skeletal System by Novel Miniature and Biocompatible MEMS Acelerometers, (with Prof. J. Mizrachi), (Technion Budget No. 1005661) (2005).  
  59. Technion Manlam and Space Center, Novel DMOS Transistor for Space Application, 1005699, $ 7000, 2005.  
  60. Ministry of Science, MEMS Composite Porous Silicon/Silicon Cantilevers, 1005729, 2005.  
  61. Ministry of Science, network of sensors based on smart dust concept, with Dr. S,. Arnon, Ben Gurion University  
  62. Ministry of Science, Beam Steering Device for Free Space Electro-Optical Communication, 2005.  
  63. Technion Manlam and System Center, Optimal Design of RF Micro Electro Mechanical Systems for Satellites Communication System, 2005.  
  64. Nato, Development of a Novel Sensing Technique Based on Nanomechanics for Rapid Detection of Bioagents, 2005.  
  65. European Community, Advanced Sensors for Security toward Nano Technology, 2005.  
  66. Magneton with Rafael, MEMS Based High Pressure Regulator, with Dr. Shusser, (October 2005-2007 (1st year 460,000 shekels).  
  67. Ministry of Science, MEMS Porous Silicon Cantilevers for Ultrasensitive Biosensing Applications, collaboration with India, 2005-6, $ 50,000. (Technion number 1005729).  
  68. Nato, Development of a Novel Sensing Technique Based on Nanomechanics for Rapid Detection of Bioagents, 2006-8, 235,000 Euro. (Technion part: 100,000 Euro), Technion number 1006178.  
  69. Ministry of Defense, Sensing with cantilever microstructues, 2006- , $30,000. (Technion number 1006329).  
  70. Physical Logic, Tiny MEMS accelerometer for medical applications, 2006-,$71,400. (Technion number 1006432).  
  71. Singapore Technologies (STE), Broadband RF MEMS radio, 2006- , $360,000. (Technion number 1006696).  
  72. Ministry of Defense, Broadband RF MEMS radio, 2007- 200,00 $ for equipment (MEMS measuring system).