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Company Information:

Name: GEO-CENTERS, INC.
Address: 7 Wells Avenue
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (617) 964-7070

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,646,458.00 51
SBIR Phase II $7,856,581.00 18

Award List:

SOF INGNITION SYSTEM FOR SELF CONTAINED MUNITIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,623.00

INFARED OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES FOR REMOTE POWERING OF SMALL UNDERSEA DEVICES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,774.00

SOF INGNITION SYSTEM FOR SELF CONTAINED MUNITIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $734,000.00
Abstract:
Development of a soft ingnition system for self contained munitions is proposed. the igniter will rely on a laser\fiber optic system to achieve simultaveous multiple point ignition at several axial locations in the center core primer tube. phase i of the program consists of a proof-principle… More

INFARED OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES FOR REMOTE POWERING OF SMALL UNDERSEA DEVICES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $397,655.00
Abstract:
Existing long-line fiber optic links utilize various laser diodes as sources; graded - index, fused - silica core fibers as the transmission media; and photo-detecting diodes as the receiving device. by 1990 it is estimated that 10 percent of the total communications cable industry will utilize this… More

MEASUREMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: W.b. spillman phd
Award Amount: $49,000.00
Abstract:
A fiber optic pressure sensor based on the photoelastic effect is discussed. due to intrinsic immunity to electromagnetic interference,the fiber optic sensor offers the promise of fundamental improvement reliability. a polarimetric sensing technique minimizes the effects of radiation damage to… More

NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING USING A FIBER OPTIC SENSORY SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Marc D. Mermelstein
Award Amount: $50,000.00

NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING USING A FIBER OPTIC SENSORY SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Marc D. Mermelstein
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
This research proposal seeks to develop a fiber optic sensor that willcontinuously monitor the local state of stress/strain internal to fiber reinforced composite materials. the sensor will consist of a single optical fiber and will be an integral component of the composite material. the proposed… More

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NON-INTRUSIVE ELECTRIC FIELD SENSOR BASED ON THE ELECTRO-OPTIC EFFECT IS PROPOSED.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Bruce n nelson
Award Amount: $49,979.00
Abstract:
The development of a non-intrusive electric field sensor based on the electro-optic effect is proposed. electro-optic crystals are selected such that a difference in the index of refraction along the principal optical axes, induced by a changing electric field, results in a change in transmission… More

MICRO-MINIATURE ROLL RATE SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Edward D Petrow
Award Amount: $49,851.00

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MINIATURIZED ALL SOLID STATE MAGNETIC SENSOR CHIP IS PROPOSED.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr marc d mermelstein
Award Amount: $49,986.00
Abstract:
The development of a miniaturized all solid state magnetic sensor chip is proposed. the sensor exploits the magnetoelastic response of an amorphous metal film. phase i research is directed towards establishing the principle of operation of the proposed solid state magnetic sensor, identifying the… More

FIBER OPTIC MAGNETOMETER WITH 10 TO THE -12 TESLA/DIVIDED BY HZ DETECTION CAPABILITY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Marc D Mermelstein
Award Amount: $49,974.00

HIGH PRESSURE FIBER OPTIC SENSOR FOR NUCLEAR TEST INSTRUMENTATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Thomas G Digiuseppe
Award Amount: $49,928.00

NEW SYNTHETIC ROUTES FOR ENERGETIC MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Edward D Petrow
Award Amount: $49,992.00

MICRO-MINIATURE ROLL RATE SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Edward D Petrow
Award Amount: $249,920.00
Abstract:
With the current trend towards strapdown guidance approaches as alternatives to inertial platforms gaining momentum, the development of compatible roll rate sensors is becoming increasingly important. the innovative design proposed will utilize the unique advantages and capabilities of fiber optic… More

HIGH PRESSURE FIBER OPTIC SENSOR FOR NUCLEAR TEST INSTRUMENTATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Thomas G Digiuseppe
Award Amount: $62,000.00
Abstract:
The goal of this phase i experimental effort is to demonstrate the feasibility of using an optical glass as a sensing element for very high pressure measurements. currently, piezo-electric gauges are typically used. as these sensors are electrical in nature, they are adversely affected by… More

A NON-DESTRUCTIVE TEST TO DETECT CHANNELING IN FILTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr david k friday
Award Amount: $52,971.00
Abstract:
Channeling can severely reduce filter life. thus, a non-destructive method to detect channeling is required to ensure the acceptable performance of a carbon filter while maintaining its protective life. in the phase i feasibility effort, several test beds will be intentionally packed to induce… More

OPTICALLY ISOLATED SENSORS FOR MEGAWATT COMPONENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: E D Petrow/b Nelson
Award Amount: $57,788.00

FIBER OPTIC MAGNETOMETER WITH 10 TO THE -12 TESLA/DIVIDED BY HZ DETECTION CAPABILITY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Marc D Mermelstein
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The development of a high sensitivity polarimetric fiber optic magnetometer capable of detecting low-frequency magnetic fields of 10 (-12) tesla/div by hz is proposed. the phase i research effort is primary directed toward the development of a fiber optic magnetoelastic transducer, of sufficient… More

NEW SYNTHETIC ROUTES FOR ENERGETIC MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Edward D Petrow
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The synthesis of nitro derivatives of highly strained cage compounds which may ultimately pave the way to new, highly energetic materials formulations has received considerable attention in recent years. polynitro polyhedranes are particularly attractive as alternative insentisitve high explosives… More

OPTICALLY ISOLATED SENSORS FOR MEGAWATT COMPONENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: E D Petrow/b Nelson
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The development of a new family of fiber optic sensors which are based on the electro-optic effect is proposed. intrinsically, these sensors offer immunity to the effects of electromagentic interference (emi), making them ideal sensors for operation in, near, or on megawatt components. the relevant… More

FIBER OPTIC GROUND MOTION SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Bruce n nelson
Award Amount: $49,791.00
Abstract:
The phase i experimental effort will demonstrate the feasibility of a field worthy ground motion sensor to replace piezo-electric accelerometers for conventional explosives and nuclear testing. the output signals of piezo-electric accelerometers must be integrated twice to determine ground motions.… More

DISTRIBUTED FIBER OPTIC ICE DETECTION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jonathan f grant
Award Amount: $49,796.00
Abstract:
The formation and buildup of ice on or in outdoor structures is a significiant problem in northern latitudes, often resulting in damage to property and nearby objects. wooden support structures for aedc cooling towers are exposed to ice buildup that must be detected manually before corrective… More

AROMATIC HYDROCARBON OPTRODES FOR GROUNDWATER MONITORING APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr shirley darrah
Award Amount: $55,076.00
Abstract:
Aromatic hydrocarbons spilled or leaking from underground storage facilities pose a major threat to groundwater resources. in response to air force requirements, geo-center, inc. propose to design, develop, and test fiber optic optrodes suitable for long term in-situ monitoring of groundwater and… More

NOVEL SENSOR SYSTEM FOR WIDE AREA MINES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Grant Stokes
Award Amount: $63,053.00

CUSTOMIZED COMPATIBLE PROPELLANT BINDERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald Doyle
Award Amount: $49,356.00

OPTICAL DIFFERENTIAL STRAIN GAUGES FOR THE MEASUREMENTS OF DYNAMIC STRAINS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Bruce N Nelson
Award Amount: $49,867.00

EMBEDDED FIBER OPTIC SENSORS FOR POLYMER MATRIX COMPOSITE PROCESS MONITORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Ian Aeby
Award Amount: $49,866.00

CLEARING OF MILITARY SMOKES AND AEROSOLS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Patrick M Nolan
Award Amount: $55,486.00

EMBEDDED FIBER OPTIC SENSORS FOR POLYMER MATRIX COMPOSITE PROCESS MONITORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Ian Aeby
Award Amount: $385,932.00
Abstract:
At present, confidence levels in the integrity of polymer matrix composite structures are low due to the uncertaintiesin process control during their manufacture. optimization of process monitoring to allow adequate control of chemistrychanges during fabrication will require improved process… More

NOVEL SENSOR SYSTEM FOR WIDE AREA MINES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Grant Stokes
Award Amount: $249,837.00
Abstract:
Geo-centers, inc. proposed to design, develop, and test a novel sensor system for wide area mines (wams) that will ultimately detect armored vehicles at distances exceeding 100 meters. a magnetic sensor technology has been developed and demonstrated which promises to uniquely combine high… More

NEURAL NETWORKS APPLIED TO SEISMIC PROCESSING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Sheldon S Sandler
Award Amount: $49,758.00
Abstract:
Geo-centers, inc. proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of using a neural network to analyze seismic data to classify earthquakes, nuclear blasts, and chemical blasts. using time and frequency domain information from identified phases a neural network will be taught using data available from the… More

PERSONAL HYDRAZINE VAPOR DOSIMETER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Patricia A Taffe
Award Amount: $49,944.00
Abstract:
In support of the air force space division operations, geo-centers, inc. proposes the development of a unique dosimeter incorporating both a passive colormetric element and an optical sensor. the dosimeter allows continuous real time passive monitoring while the optical sensor allows the… More

LOW-DRIFT FIBER OPTIC SONAR DOME PRESSURE TRANSDUCER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Malcolm C Smith
Award Amount: $49,821.00
Abstract:
The development of a highly reliable, low drift, fiber optic hydrostatic pressure sensor for sonar domes is proposed. the sensor is based on the elasto-optic effect in optical crystals. the sensing element is an optical crystal, and because no moving parts are involved, wear and fatigue are reduced… More

HUNTER/KILLER COUNTERMINE SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Alan L Crandall
Award Amount: $59,512.00
Abstract:
Geo-centers, inc. proposes to design, fabricate and evaluate an integrated test bed for the demonstration and evaluation of the technical elements required for a hunter/killer countermine system. such a system requires integration of diverse technologies including multiple sensor and detection… More

CLOSED LOOP MAGNETIC SIGNATURE REDUCTION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gregory Hogan
Award Amount: $49,837.00
Abstract:
Geo-centers, inc. proposes to design, develop and test an active, 3-axis magnetic signature reduction system capable of canceling magnetic signatures of mechanical/electrical systems to levels below that seen by magnetic influence mines at distances of tens of feet. the ultimate system will involve… More

OPTICAL DIFFERENTIAL STRAIN GAUGES FOR THE MEASUREMENTS OF DYNAMIC STRAINS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Bruce N Nelson
Award Amount: $486,000.00
Abstract:
The goal of the phase i program is to demonstrate the utility of geo-centers fiber optic differential strain gauge for monitoring the dynamic strains in containers of pulsed capacitors and transformers. the failure of pulsed capacitors and transformers under routing operating conditions presents a… More

COMPOSITE SIX AXIS FORCE SENSOR WITH EMBEDDED OPTICAL SENSORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Bruce N Nelson
Award Amount: $49,844.00
Abstract:
Sensory feedback is required to allow robots to perform complex tasks in unstructured environments. six axis force sensors are used to monitor the forces acting between a robotic gripper, tooling bit or other device and the robot arm. electronic based sensors are limited in dynamic sensing range and… More

FIBER OPTIC SENSOR TECHNOLOGY FOR HIGH ALTITUDE BALLOONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Ian Aeby
Award Amount: $49,975.00
Abstract:
Low reliability of high altitude balloon envelopes has been a major impediment to the wide spread acceptance of these air vehicles as equipment platforms. improvements in reliability will require a more thorough understanding of the failure mechanisms of balloon envelope structures. it is proposed… More

HIGH BANDWIDTH ACCELEROMETER FOR SHOCK ENVIRONMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Bruce N Nelson
Award Amount: $49,530.00

INSENSITIVITY CRITERIA FOR NON-CARBON BASED ENERGETIC SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,956.00

OPTRODE DEVELOPMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PH MONITORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mary Elizabeth Tabacco
Award Amount: $49,732.00

FAST OPTICAL SWITCH FOR MULTIMODE FIBER OPTIC BASED CONTROL SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Bruce N Nelson
Award Amount: $49,905.00

CLEARING OF MILITARY SMOKES AND AEROSOLS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Patrick M Nolan
Award Amount: $522,180.00
Abstract:
The goal of the proposed program is to develop a device to clear military smokes and aerosols. specific objectives within the proposed program are directed towards the development and deployment of charged scavengers as an effective means to removing aerosol particles and smokes. increasing the… More

OPTRODE DEVELOPMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PH MONITORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mary Elizabeth Tabacco
Award Amount: $494,292.00
Abstract:
In support of the nasa biological sciences operations conduct of research both on earth and in space, geo-centers,inc. proposes the development of a unique fiber optic sensor for remotely monitoring environmental ph. fiber optic methods allow continuous real time, in-situ monitoringof vapors and are… More

FAST OPTICAL SWITCH FOR MULTIMODE FIBER OPTIC BASED CONTROL SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Bruce N Nelson
Award Amount: $481,641.00
Abstract:
Multimode fiber optic sensors, actuators, control systems, and communications systems are specified for use in advancedaircraft control systems. optical switches will be an integral part of these control systems. these switches willdirect optical signals to and from control system nodes and… More

DEVELOPMENT OF TRACE CONTAMINANT VAPOR MONITORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mary Elizabeth Tabacco , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,306.00
Abstract:
Geo-centers, inc. proposes a phase i program to design and evaluate optrodes to monitor trace contaminant vapors present in the nasa's biomass production chamber. the target species will be either ethylene or carbon monoxide. the innovative approach utilizes two types of porous fiber waveguides,… More

NON-ACOUSTIC UNDERWATER INFLUENCE SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Andrew Lazarewicz
Award Amount: $49,639.00
Abstract:
Geo-centers, inc. proposes to design, develop and test a novel total magnetic field sensor system that will ultimately detect submarines and ships at large stand-off distances. a proprietary single-axis, magnetic field sensor has been developed and demonstrated by geocenters, inc. which uniquely… More

FIBER OPTIC VOLTAGE SENSOR FOR NAVAL SHIPBOARD MONITORING APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bruce N Nelson
Award Amount: $49,667.00
Abstract:
Fiber optic electric field and voltage sensing systems to support naval shipboard monitoring, control, electrical distribution, and propulsion system measurement requirements will be developed in the proposed program. these sensors offer significant cost and performance advantages to navy… More

HANDHELD MINE DETECTOR IMAGER/DISCRIMINATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Syama Chaudhuri
Award Amount: $49,889.00
Abstract:
Complementary sensor technologies comprised of high resolution ground penetrating radar (gpr), pulsed induction (pi) and acoustic/ nuclear sensor will be individually researched and modeled specifically for application and subsequent integration as a handheld landmine detector imager/discrimination.… More

DEVELOPMENT OF NEW ENERGETIC MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerard Doyle
Award Amount: $49,657.00
Abstract:
In order to enhance the performance of conventional weapons systems, there is a need for propellants and explosives which are significantly more powerful and less sensitive than those currently available. because of the high densities and high strain energies characteristic of small cage molecules,… More

THIN FILMS FOR ELECTRICALLY CONTROLLABLE OPTICAL SIGNATURE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dr Mary B Tabacco
Award Amount: $49,936.00

SUPERCRITICAL FLUID PROCESS TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald Doyle
Award Amount: $52,674.00

INSENSITIVITY CRITERIA FOR NON-CARBON BASED ENERGETIC SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $487,500.00

CUSTOMIZED COMPATIBLE PROPELLANT BINDERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald Doyle
Award Amount: $490,040.00
Abstract:
There is a well established need for high performance gun propellant binders. our recent work with the synthesis of hmx intermediates suggests a method of creating a new series of unusually compatible binders. it is expected these binders will provide propellants and explosives with highly desired… More

HIGH BANDWIDTH ACCELEROMETER FOR SHOCK ENVIRONMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Bruce N Nelson
Award Amount: $538,327.00
Abstract:
The phase i experimental effort will demonstrated the feasibility of developing a rugged high bandwidth fiber optic based accelerometer for use in shock environments. the proposed effort will seek to develop an accelerometer with wide measurement bandwidth capability and increased ruggedness… More

RUBY STRESS AND PRESSURE MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS FOR BROADBAND UGT MEASUREMENT APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Bruce N Nelson , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $51,495.00
Abstract:
Ruby stress pressure measurement systems will offer significant advantages to the requirements of underground testing. ruby stress and pressure measurement systems offer sensing ranges as large as 125 kbar and sub-nanosecond rise time capability. this results in these sensors being especially suited… More

AIRFIELD RECOVERY ASSESSMENT SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Mr Alan Crandall , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,913.00
Abstract:
Geo-centers, inc. proposes a phase i conceptual design of multisensor system for the detection, location, identification, and status of unexploded ordnance (uxo) used against both paved and unpaved airfield surfaces. based on our experience in multisensor uxo detection, we believe a system of both… More

LATERAL WAVE LOCATOR FOR RADIOTRANSPARENT FOREIGN BODIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Sheldon S Sandler , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,898.00
Abstract:
Geo-centers, inc. proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of using a lateral wave detector to locate small non-metallic bodies in humans. the proposed concept has a fixed transmitter proe on the surface and a moveable receiver which picks up the lateral wave reflections from the small body. a model… More

HIGH SENSITIVITY MAGNETIC SENSORS FOR REMOTE DETECTION OF GROUND VEHICLES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: H Smith , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,966.00
Abstract:
Geo-centers, inc. proposes to design a novel system of distributed magnetic field sensors which is capable of detecting and locating approaching ground vehicles or small ferrous objects. the proposed system has the unique advantages of abitrary deployment and interchangeable sensor types. this phase… More

EVALUATION OF VARIOUS MICRO-ACTUATOR TECHNIQUES FOR APPLICATION IN HIGH WORK OUTPUT DEFORMABLE SURFACES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Robert Briano , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,941.00
Abstract:
A useful deformable surface will have high work/density ratio requirements for implementation in control of aerodynamic surfaces. geocenters, inc. proposes to evaluate three appropriate technologies with which it is familiar to determine the optimal one for future proof-ofprinciple demonstration.… More

HIGH FREQUENCY AIRBLAST PRESSURE SENSOR FOR UGT MEASUREMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Bruce N Nelson , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,335.00

FIBER OPTIC MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS FOR MOLDABLE EXPLOSIVES CURE MONITORING AND CHARGE CHARACTERIZATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Mr. Bruce N. Nelson
Award Amount: $55,013.00
Abstract:
20 ton spherical explosive charges made from moldable explosives have become increaingly important to dna's aboveground test programs. these charges provide longer duration free field pressure signals than can be produced in the underground test environment. the safety of manufacturing these 20 ton… More

FIBER OPTIC ELECTRIC FIELD SENSORS FOR USE IN HARSH RADIATION ENVIRONMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Mr. Bruce N. Nelson
Award Amount: $52,591.00
Abstract:
Fiber optice electric field measurement systems offer electromagnetic pulse and electromagnetic interference immunity that is not provided by standard electron based instrumentation. to date fiber optic based electric field measurement systems have been used mostly in aboveground test applications.… More

HIGH FREQUENCY AIRBLAST PRESSURE SENSOR FOR UGT MEASUREMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Bruce N Nelson , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $527,257.00
Abstract:
Conventional instrumentation for airblast pressure measurements in cavity shots is limited in rise time capability. this results in the instrumentation providing an incorrect indication of peak pressure, which creates distortion in generated height-of-burst curves. the development of a fiber optic… More

Formulations with Enhanced Energetic Output

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Gerald Doyle
Award Amount: $49,919.00
Abstract:
1,3,3-Trinitroazetidine (TNAZ) has emerged as an important new energetic material for warheads, main explosive fill in bombs, and as an ingredient in LOVA propellants. Initial testing has shown its detonation performance is superior to that of HMX, outperforming the calculational prediction. With… More

IN-SITU FIBER OPTIC CHEMICAL SENSORS FOR FRESHWATER AQUACULATURE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Bruce N Nelson
Award Amount: $49,019.00
Abstract:
Freshwater aquaculture systems have requirements for improved instrumentation to monitor water quality. closed loop control of water quality provides additional advantages to this growing worldwide industry. the project is developing systems to monitor and control water quality in freshwater… More

Selective Ligand Surfaces for Nutrient Solution Monitoring and Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mary Beth Tabacco
Award Amount: $49,932.00

Carbon-Dioxide Monitoring System for CELSS Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mary Beth Tabacco
Award Amount: $49,938.00

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Mark Buller, Senior Analyst
Award Amount: $99,759.00