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Company Information:

Company Name: Merril Corporation of Utah, dba MSI Photogenics
City: Salt Lake City
State: UT
Zip+4: 84151 1283
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (801) 773-7900

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $445,200.00 6
SBIR Phase II $599,895.00 1

Award List:

(N,P) REACTIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. j. bart czirr , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $49,637.00
Abstract:
The use of inorganic scintillators as target materials and detectors for (n,cx) or (n,p) reactions will be investigated. these materials will be used as the basis for a new class of neutron spectrometers for the 1-to 14-mev energy range. these new detectors are intended as replacements for the he-3… More

DOWNHOLE NEUTRON FLUX MONITOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $47,059.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes a technology which will eliminate a major source of erroneous data from one of the most important and commonly used downhole logging tools--the 14 mev pulsed neutron source. based on an innovative neutron detector concept, this technology would allow for the normalizing of… More

A Thermal Neutron Detector Based upon a Lanthanum Boron Germanate Scintillator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: J. Bart Czirr
Award Amount: $74,947.00

An Advanced Scintillator for Medical Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: J. Bart Czirr
Award Amount: $74,765.00

A Compact Neutron Spectrometer Based Upon Inorganic Hydrogenous Scintillators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: J. Bart Czirr, Ph.D. , Vice President Research
Award Amount: $98,872.00
Abstract:
Mission Support proposes to develop a compact, self-contained neutron spectrometer for MeV neutrons that will be suitable for the detection of the nitrogen, oxygen and carbon components in explosive materials. Neutron-resonance-radiographic techniques will be employed to detect the presence of… More

Spectroscopic Dosimeter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John B. Czirr, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,920.00
Abstract:
MSI Photogenics has combined two new technologies for neutron detection into a system that has the potential to offer enhanced neutron spectroscopy for several NASA programs. The detector utilizes lithium gadolinium borate, a new scintillator offering a number of performance improvements over… More

Spectroscopic Dosimeter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John B. Czirr, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,895.00
Abstract:
Analysis of Phase I test data demonstrates that the Photogenics Spectroscopic Dosimeter will detect neutron energies from 0.8 up to 600 MeV. The detector efficiencies in the energy region of interest to NASA of 0.5 to 150 MeV were predicted by MCNP-X models. These models were partially confirmed by… More