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Company Information:

Company Name:
Merril Corporation of Utah, dba MSI Photogenics
Address:
P.O. Box 511283
Salt Lake City, UT 84151 1283
Phone:
(801) 773-7900
URL:
N/A
EIN:
870452299
DUNS:
N/A
Number of Employees:
29
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
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POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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Narrative:
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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
Award Amount:
$49,637.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. j. bart czirr , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
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
Award Amount:
$47,059.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
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
Award Amount:
$74,947.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
J. Bart Czirr
Abstract:
N/a

An Advanced Scintillator for Medical Imaging

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

A Compact Neutron Spectrometer Based Upon Inorganic Hydrogenous Scintillators

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,872.00
Agency:
DOT
Principal Investigator:
J. Bart Czirr, Ph.D. , Vice President Research
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
Award Amount:
$99,920.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
John B. Czirr, Principal Investigator
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
Award Amount:
$599,895.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
John B. Czirr, Principal Investigator
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