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Company Information:

Name: PHYSICAL ACOUSTICS CORP.
Address: 195 Clarksville Road
Princeton Jct., NJ 08550
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (609) 716-4026

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $907,714.00 13
SBIR Phase II $4,482,888.00 7

Award List:

WEAR, LUBRICATION FAILURE AND PRODUCT DEFECTS AUTOMATED MACHINING IS PROPOSED.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,125.00
Abstract:
Wear, lubrication failure and product defects automated machining is proposed. the instrument would continuously monitor automated metalworking on lathes, milling machines, drill presses and punch presses, and would be capable of self-optimizing adaptive machining control. a theoretical background… More

SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY STATISTICS SHOW THAT INSUFFICIENT MICROELECTRONIC INTERCONNECTION WIRE BOND STRENGHT IS THE SECONF LARGEST CAUSE OF DEVICE FAILURE.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Drs. j. carlyle/s. vahavi , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $34,000.00
Abstract:
Semiconductor industry statistics show that insufficient microelectronic interconnection wire bond strenght is the seconf largest cause of device failure. arguments have been raised that the conventional nondestructive wire pull test used in the industry can induce sub-critical damage which will… More

CAVITATIONS INDUCED BY WATER STRESS IN PLANTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. john m. carlyle , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $48,908.00
Abstract:
An ultimate goal of genetic engineering is to build into plants the genes that provide resistance to a wide range of environmental stresses so as to promote biomass production. a necessary prerequisite to genetic engineering for drought resistance is to understand the mechanisms that confer drought… More

CORROSION DETECTION IN AGING AIRCRAFT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $44,408.00
Abstract:
A concept for the detection of corrosion in aging aircraft using acoustic emission monitoring is proposed. corrosion will be located through the effect that it has on airframe strength (10% thinning results in 50% fatigue life reduction). acoustic emission technology used on the f-111 fighter/bomber… More

ADVANCED ACOUSTIC EMISSION TECHNIQUES FOR TANK CAR WELD INSPECTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Dr Adrian A Pollock , Director-technology Transfer
Award Amount: $99,767.00
Abstract:
Acoustic emission can detect flaws in tank cars without removal of lining or insulation. this relatively new method has already been used successfully on about 10,000 cars. however, there have been some shortcomings in the areas of reliability and interpretaton. this project will address and correct… More

Application of Acoustic Sensors for Helicopter Health Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: John M. Carlyle, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $66,513.00

Application of Acoustic Sensors for Helicopter Health Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: John M. Carlyle, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $580,711.00
Abstract:
Although vibration analysis has been successfully used to monitor rotorcraft mechanical components, there are problems with system implementation and development which limit the method. Acoustical methods need to be evaluated for aircraft health monitoring on a realtime basis to detect defective… More

Innovative Acoustic Source Location & Identification Methods for Railroad Tank Car Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $98,004.00

Acousto-Ultrasonic Defect Detectionin Composite Armor Material

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Yuyin Ji
Award Amount: $88,076.00
Abstract:
Advanced armor composites offer lightweight designs using unique materials, laminated together, to provide the same protection as its metal counterpart. Using these different material designs also means dealing with different types of defects. Delaminations between the different layers of materials… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Yuyin Ji
Award Amount: $775,622.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Adrian A. Pollock, Senior Scientist ES&I
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Adrian A. Pollock, Senior Scientist ES&I
Award Amount: $248,285.00

Field-Portable Infrastructure Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composite Inspection & Evaluation System using Ultrasound Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Valery Godinez, Research Engineer
Award Amount: $119,528.00
Abstract:
Recently, significant attention has been paid to the country's dilapidated infrastructure; buildings, bridges, and concrete water and sewer pipes need to be retrofitted to sustain the increasing loads. A common solution is increase the capacity of thesestructures to carry loads by the introduction… More

Field Portable Infrastructure Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composite Inspection & Evaluation System Using Ultrasound Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Valery Godinez, Group Leader
Award Amount: $729,984.00
Abstract:
"Recently, significant attention has been paid to the country's dilapidated infrastructure; buildings, bridges, and concrete water and sewer pipes need to be retrofitted to sustain the increasing loads. A common solution is to increase the capacity ofthese structures to carry loads by the… More

In-service Technique for Assessing Conditions of Ballistic Protective Inserts in Personnel Armor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Valery Godinez, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $69,402.00
Abstract:
"Primary ballistic protection offered against small arms rounds is mostly based on ceramic with fiber reinforced backing. Due to its complex structure and, in general, anisotropic material properties, ballistic personnel armor is very difficult to inspectusing conventional Non Destructive… More

In-service Technique for Assessing Conditions of Ballistic Protective Inserts in Personnel Armor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Valery Godinez, Research & Applications G
Award Amount: $729,249.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase II program is to develop a prototype system to nondestructively assess the condition, as per ballistic performance, of the ceramic/FRP Small Arms Protective Inserts (SAPI). Based on the findings and success of Phase I, PACproposes to design, fabricate and demonstrate a… More

Nondestructive Inspection Technique for Detecting Defects in Metal Matrix Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Valery Godinez, Group Leader
Award Amount: $119,984.00
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to develop a Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) system for detection of porosity and debonds in the Metal Matrix Composite (MMC) wear surfaces of Tank Track Shoes (TTS). TTS quality must be such that no further inspection isnecessary after it has passed an initial… More

Acoustic Emission Monitor for Drive System Coupling Crack Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Min-Chung Jon, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I proposal is to present Physical Acoustics Corporation's (PAC) ability to design and develop a reliable,

Nondestructive Inspection Technique for Detecting Defects in Metal Matrix Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Valery Godinez, Group Leader
Award Amount: $728,770.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase II program is to develop a prototype system to nondestructively detect and assess the presence of porosity in Al/SiC wear inserts in cast Al Tank Track Shoes using eddy current technique. This prototype system should also be capable of detecting the presence of debonds… More

Acoustic Emission Monitor for Drive System Coupling Crack Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Valery Godinez, Group Leader
Award Amount: $690,267.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase II program is to develop a prototype system to detect and evaluate cracking signals in real time under operational conditions from diaphragm couplings in aircraft, in particular those found in the V-22 helicopter. The Phase II project includes extensive data acquisition… More