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WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP, CONSTRUCT, AND TEST A PROTOTYPE X-RAY SPECTROGRAPH FOR…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
2229
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2229
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Kms Fusion Inc
PO Box 1778 Ann Arbor, MI 48106
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP, CONSTRUCT, AND TEST A PROTOTYPE X-RAY SPECTROGRAPH FOR THE 0.
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $91,000.00
 

Abstract:

WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP, CONSTRUCT, AND TEST A PROTOTYPE X-RAY SPECTROGRAPH FOR THE 0.1 - 1 KEV ENERGY RANGE WITH TIME RESOLUTION OF ABOUT ONE NANOSECOND. THE PROPOSED INSTRUMENT WILL PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY IN CHOICE OF OPERATING WAVELENGTH, WILL BE SUBSTANTIALLY MORE SENSITIVE THAN X-RAY FILMS, AND WILL BE LESS EXPENSIVE THAN CONVENTIONAL X-RAY STREAK CAMERAS. THE TIME-RESOLVING, ULTRASOFT X-RAY SPECTROGRAPH WILL USE ONE OR MORE LAYERED SYNTHETIC MICROSTRUCTURES AS THE WAVELENGTH-DISPERSING ELEMENT. THE PHOTON DETECTING ELEMENT WILL BE A GATED INTENSIFIED CAMERA INCORPORATING A CUSTOM DESIGNED MICROCHANNEL PLATE COUPLED TO A HIGH-QUALITY PHOSPHOR SCREENT. THE OPTICAL EMISSION WILL BE RECORDED ON A FAST PHOTOGRAPHIC FILM. TIME RESOLUTION WILL BE OBTAINED BY SEQUENTIALLY GATING INDEPENDENT STRIP ELECTRODES ON THE MICROCHANNEL PLATE. ONE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGING CAN BE OBTAINED BY AN ENTRANCE SLIT, WITH SOME LOSS OF SENSITIVITY. THE PROTOTYPE DEVICE WILL BE CALIBRATED USING A SOFT X-RAY CALIBRATION FACILITY SO THAT ITS SENSITIVITY CAN BE COMPARED DIRECTLY TO STANDARD X-RAY FILM. THE DEVICE WILL ALSO BE TESTED USING BURSTS OF LASERPRODUCED X-RAYS TO MEASURE ITS TEMPORAL RESOLUTION.

Principal Investigator:

Charles j hailey
3137698500

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Kms Fusion Inc
Po Box 1567 - 3621 S State Rd Ann Arbor, MI 48106

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No