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Company Information:

Company Name: North Star Research Corp.
City: Albuquerque
State: NM
Zip+4: 87109
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (505) 888-4908

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,350,312.00 21
SBIR Phase II $3,968,720.00 8

Award List:

RELATIVISTIC KLYSTRON TWO-BEAM ACCELERATOR DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

RELATIVISTIC KLYSTRON TWO-BEAM ACCELERATOR DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $499,656.00
Abstract:
There is increasing interest within the high energy physics community in investigating electron interaction phenomena atenergies near 1 tev. a linear collider, having a design based on the relativistic klystron two-beam accelerator (rk/tba) described by sessler and yu, offers a particularly… More

RADIOISOTOPE PRODUCTION BY COLLECTIVE ION ACCELERATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Richard J Adler , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $40,226.00
Abstract:
In this paper, the collective ion accelerator is proposed as an economical alternative to cyclotrons for the production of short-lived isotopes for positron emission tomography (pet). the collective ion accelerator has the advantage that it can produce higher currents than a cyclotron at… More

A NEW ELECTROSTATIC ACCELERATOR FOR POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,019.00
Abstract:
The objective of our project is to develop new means of producing short lived radioisotopes for positron emission tomography (pet). this medical diagnostic technique is capable of discerning and imaging medically interesting phenomena, such as the activity of various parts of the brain, oxygen flow… More

MATERIALS SYNTHESIS WITH HIGH-POWER COAXIAL PLASMA GUNS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard J Adler , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,800.00
Abstract:
This project is to utilize high power, pulsed coaxial plasmaguns, developed for doe magnetic fusion and defense programs, for the synthesis of important new nonequilibrium materials. during phase i, systems studies and exploratory experiments are being performed to determine the technical… More

RF ACCELERATOR TECHNOLOGY FOR VERY HIGH POWERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard J. Adler , President
Award Amount: $47,185.00

MULTI-WAVE CERENKOV GENERATOR STUDY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard J Adler , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $59,084.00

ADVANCED PULSED POWER CIRCUITS FOR ION LINEAR INDUCTION ACCELERATORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard Adler , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $87,108.00

A NESTED HIGH VOLTAGE GENERATOR APPROACH TO HPM PULSE POWER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard J Adler , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $58,952.00

MULTI-WAVE CERENKOV GENERATOR STUDY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard J Adler , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $499,899.00
Abstract:
We propose to investigate multiwave cerenkov microwave generators in a comprehensive phase i study using a team made up of north star research corporation and dartmouth college. we will perform analytic and numerical studies of multiwave structures with emphasis on understanding the range of optimum… More

ADVANCED PULSED POWER CIRCUITS FOR ION LINEAR INDUCTION ACCELERATORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard Adler , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $499,849.00
Abstract:
This project is designed to demonstrate the utility of varistor and novel tube circuits as a means of stabilizing the longitudinal bunching instability of intense ion beams applied to ion beam fusion. work at los alamos national laboratory has demonstrated that zinc oxide varistors can beused to… More

A VERSATILE DC ACCELERATOR-BASED PULSED POWER MODULATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The use of direct current accelerators with energy storage capability and grid control of the cathode can provide a low cost, high confidence means of generating high quality electron beams. the nested high voltage generator technology is well suited to the production of such beams in the range of… More

ELECTRON BEAM STERILIZATION OF INFECTIOUS HOSPITAL WASTE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Adler , President
Award Amount: $49,988.00
Abstract:
We propose to investigate the use of electron beam sterlization of hospital waste as a means of overcoming the limitations of existing hospital waste sterilization techniques. when combined with a shredder which reduces thethickness of the waste, and renders the thickness more uniform, electron… More

A NOVEL, COMPACT DC PARTICLE ACCELERATOR FOR DEEP SHAFT GEOPHYSICAL STRATA LOGGING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert J. Richter-sand
Award Amount: $49,971.00
Abstract:
Intense x-ray sources have been used in geophysical research pods to determine strata formation density, lithology, and porosity. the scattering of -rays from (137)cs or (60)co sources with decay activities of up to several ci have been used extensively in borehole logging. a non-radioactive photon… More

IMPROVED FLASHBOARDS FOR HIGH POWER OPENING SWITCHES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Mr. Richard J. Adler
Award Amount: $49,997.00
Abstract:
Nsrc proposes an ambitious experimental program designed to investigate flashboard plasma source improvements with application existing opening switches in dna simulators. we will investigate power system options including dc charging and external trigger systems with modest trigger requirements.… More

RF ACCELERATOR TECHNOLOGY FOR VERY HIGH POWERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard J. Adler , President
Award Amount: $284,641.00
Abstract:
Radiation processing, particularly techniques for radiation enhanced shelf life of foods, are important possible applications of electron accelerators. in order for this tobecome economically attractive, an electron accelerator of 5mev maximum energy with an average beam power of 500 kw mustbe… More

A NESTED HIGH VOLTAGE GENERATOR APPROACH TO HPM PULSE POWER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard J Adler , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $406,948.00
Abstract:
In order to overcome the limitations of present high power microwave sources, a new type of pulse power system is proposed as the motive power for high power microwave generators. by building up a dc high power source from a number of dc high voltage modules which are nested inside one another, very… More

A Nested High Voltage Generator For Pointer-Tracker Radar Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard J Adler
Award Amount: $49,816.00

MINIATURIZED PULSED POWER FOR RF WEAPONS APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Adler
Award Amount: $49,762.00
Abstract:
The development of RF weapons required advances in HPM (High Power Microwave) sources, pulsed power, and antennas. The standard line type modulator is well suited to use with Klystrons, Travelling Wave Tubes, and other linear beam tubes, but these devices are presently large and heavy. North Star… More

Efficient Thyratron/Transformer Modulators for Radiofrequency Acclerators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Richard Adler
Award Amount: $74,921.00

Conformal Ion Implantations Development for Surface Modification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Richard Adler
Award Amount: $64,814.00

Efficient Thyratron/Transformer Modulators for Radiofrequency Acclerators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Richard Adler
Award Amount: $729,304.00

Low Cost, Portable X-Ray Simulator Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Adler
Award Amount: $99,950.00
Abstract:
We propose, in Phase I and Phase II, to build an X-ray simulator capable of easy transportation between sites which can be built for a low cost (

Conformal Ion Implantations Development for Surface Modification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Richard Adler
Award Amount: $299,449.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Richard J Adler
Award Amount: $748,974.00

Arc/Implant/Glow Discharge Coating of Wear Surfaces

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Richard Adler
Award Amount: $99,871.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Adler, President
Award Amount: $99,952.00

SBIR Phase I: High Speed Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing Using Electron Beams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Richard Adler
Award Amount: $99,976.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will combine electron beam curing and dynamic beam control technology to create equipment for electron beam rapid prototyping/manufacturing. The unique advantage of this technique is that it offers 'ultra-high' speeds in the range of 5 -… More

Chromium Nitride Barrel Implant/Coating for Extended Barrel Life

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Adler, President
Award Amount: $69,920.00
Abstract:
In our phase I work we propose to develop and test a mulilayer, ion implanted chrome nitride coating with unique applicability to gun barrel lifetime improvement. We will create an ion implanted CrN coating on top of the present chrome coating of the gunbarrel. This coating will have low friction,… More