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Contractor: Varioscale, Incorporated
Department: Air Force
Varioscale Inc., San Marcos, California, has been awarded a $23,839,486 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Rapid Analysis of Various Emerging Nanoelectrons (RAVEN). Contractor will seek to develop a prototype analysis tool for acquiring the images and reconstructing all layers (up to 13 metal layers) from a 10 nm integrated circuit chip within an analysis area of 1 cm squared. Work will be performed at San Marcos, California, and is expected to be complete by Jan. 23, 2022. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with 12 offers received. Fiscal 2016 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $5,291,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-17-C-9111).
Total Contract Value: $23,839,486