Technology Assessment and Transfer, Inc. (TA&T) is a Small Business Administration certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) that specializes in high technology, developing and commercializing advanced materials for defense, bio-medical and industrial applications. TA&T strives to commercialize its innovations through cooperative development programs with end-users and technology licensing to interested third parties.
Primary areas of interest include magnetron sputtered, multilayer thin films for superior wear; erosion and corrosion resist coatings; low-cost chemical vapor infiltration of fiber reinforced ceramic composites; toughened monolithic transparent ceramics; laser gain materials; strengthened carbon foams; rapid prototyping of ceramics through stereolithography; direct manufacturing of ceramic micro-devices; and intelligent process control of advanced materials processes.
Over the last 8 years, TA&T has mounted a major effort in the development and production of transparent ceramic armor and optical components, culminating in an exclusive license with Armorline Corporation for the production of armored windows utilizing transparent Spinel. TA&T also provides technology assessments and recommendations for government agencies in a host of advanced technologies.