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Name: PHYSICAL RESEARCH, INC.
Address: 25500 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite
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Torrance, CA 90505
Located in HUBZone: No
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Minority-Owned: Yes
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,563,784.00 27
SBIR Phase II $5,955,999.00 16

Award List:

THREE-DIMENSIONAL BOUNDARY-LAYER METHODS FOR TACTICAL MISSILE CONFIGURATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr J H Wang
Award Amount: $68,015.00

FIREBALL STRUCTURE TO NON-VISIBLE WAVELENGTHS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Warren a schlueter
Award Amount: $49,990.00
Abstract:
Proposed military optical sensor systems will operate in environments with structured emitting backgrounds produced by nuclear weapon bursts. in general, these optical sensors will operate at non-visiblewavelengths for which there have been no measurements of nuclear produced backgrounds. models of… More

AN EVAPORATION SMOKE GENERATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr C Wang
Award Amount: $49,940.00

APPLICATION OF ADVANCED COMPUTER RESOURCES TO PLASMA PHYSICS CODES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Daniel A Matuska
Award Amount: $49,929.00

THREE-DIMENSIONAL BOUNDARY-LAYER METHODS FOR TACTICAL MISSILE CONFIGURATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr J H Wang
Award Amount: $259,990.00
Abstract:
The development of two different three-dimensional (3-d) boundarylayer computer codes and the coupling of these codes to a 3-d supersonic inviscid flow-field code to accurately determine the skinfriction drag for missile configurations that may have air-breathing inlets and fins is proposed. both… More

APPLICATION OF ADVANCED COMPUTER RESOURCES TO PLASMA PHYSICS CODES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Daniel A Matuska
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
At present, computers are available with enormous quantities of core storage and extremely fast computational capabilities as compared with computers just a few years old. in the next year or two, even more dramatic increases in memory and computational speed will become available. of importance to… More

AN EVAPORATION SMOKE GENERATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr C Wang
Award Amount: $190,000.00
Abstract:
A smoke generator incorporating the techniques of liquid vaporization, cryogenic cooling, and microprocessor control will be developed. the smoke generator will be operable under both atmospheric and elevated pressures. liquid vaporization will be achieved by controlled film-boiling. pressurized… More

NNK END GAME ANALYSIS ON MICROCOMPUTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Howard sugiuchi
Award Amount: $38,129.00
Abstract:
The complex interrelationship of the end game parameters in air-toair and surface-to-air nonnuclear kill weapon system engagements has tended to limit the analyses performed with stochastic (monte carlo) methods because of the intensive resources required of these methods. these methods are also… More

OPTICAL SENSOR FOR DETECTION OF SODIUM LEAK FROM A POOL-TYPE LIQUID METAL COOLED REACTOR VESSEL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dariush Modarress , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,951.00

DISPLAY-INTERACTIVE EYE MOVEMENT MONITOR BASED UPON IMAGE PROCESSING TECHNIQUE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Reza Toossi
Award Amount: $49,964.00

NUMERICALLY GENERATED FLOW VISUALIZATION FOR DIRECT COMPARISON WITH EXPERIMENTS IN NON-IDEAL AIRBLAST STUDIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: D Modarress
Award Amount: $49,887.00

OPTICAL SENSOR FOR DETECTION OF SODIUM LEAK FROM A POOL-TYPE LIQUID METAL COOLED REACTOR VESSEL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dariush Modarress , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $488,363.00
Abstract:
Early detection of sodium leakage from the pool-type liquid metal cooled reactor (lmr) vessel is an important safety issue. an intrinsically safe and fast means of detection is required for sodium leakage in the gap between the reactor and guard vessels. at the operating pressure and temperature of… More

NUMERICALLY GENERATED FLOW VISUALIZATION FOR DIRECT COMPARISON WITH EXPERIMENTS IN NON-IDEAL AIRBLAST STUDIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: D Modarress
Award Amount: $341,973.00
Abstract:
Dna presently sponsors experimental investigations of non-deal air blast at ernst mach institute (emi), and modeling efforts at nswc. presently, the experimental results, in the form of mach-zehnder interferometer, being both functions of temperature and concentration, cannot be reduced for… More

VIBRATION DETECTORS USING MAGNETIC SUSPENSION VIA HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gerlad L Fitzpatrick
Award Amount: $49,924.00
Abstract:
There exists a need for inexpensive, low frequency (0.001 hz to 50 hz) ultrasensitive vibration detectors. ruggedness, stability, dynamic range, sensitivity and cost all combine to limit in one way or another the use of conventional devices. recent research with the new class of high temperature… More

DEVELOPMENT OF A REAL TIME LONG RANGE RADIOACTIVE PLUME TRANSPORT SIMULATION MODEL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NRC
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,936.00
Abstract:
The feasibility of development of a new long range radioactive plume transport code is proposed. new approaches to estimate the radioactive decay, wet and dry deposition, particulate coagulation, and atmospheric parameters will be explored and a simple, idealized evaluation of these algorithms will… More

TWO NEW NDE TECHNIQUES FOR INSPECTION OF CONTAINMENT WELDS BENEATH COATINGS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NRC
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,909.00

LASER VELOCIMETRY PROCESSOR FOR HYPERSONIC FLOWS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dariush Modarress
Award Amount: $49,935.00

DISPLAY-INTERACTIVE EYE MOVEMENT MONITOR BASED UPON IMAGE PROCESSING TECHNIQUE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Reza Toossi
Award Amount: $389,916.00
Abstract:
The proposed unobtrusive technique for monitoring eye movements and determining the fixation point on the display screen is based on the state-of-the-art real-time image processing system equipped with fast servo-controlled mechanisms for the adjustment of the video camera's focuing, zooming, and… More

LASER VELOCIMETRY PROCESSOR FOR HYPERSONIC FLOWS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dariush Modarress
Award Amount: $419,468.00
Abstract:
Accurate and detailed experimental data such as velocity distribution in complex flow fields at hypersonic speeds arerequired for validation of cfd results. laser velocimetry (lv) has been successfully used in transonic and supersonic flows. application of lv to hypersonic flows requires signal… More

TWO NEW NDE TECHNIQUES FOR INSPECTION OF CONTAINMENT WELDS BENEATH COATINGS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NRC
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $124,986.00
Abstract:
Inspection of painted or coated carbon steel surfaces often involves the removal of the coating prior to inspection, especially when the use of magnetic particle testing (mt) is required. in the case of examination of containment vessel walls in nuclear power plants, the removal is time consuming,… More

A BALLISTIC RANGE EXPERIMENT TO MEASURE ELECTRON DENSITY PROFILES WITH HOLOGRAPHIC INTERFEROMETRY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: James E Craig
Award Amount: $49,995.00
Abstract:
The innovative proposed herein concerns the development of a holographic diagnostic technique for the measurement of electron density profiles in the flows over a rv ballistic range model. an experiment is identified in which holographic plasma measurements will be used for refinement and validation… More

APPLICATION OF BEAU GESTE DATA TO THE INTERPRETATION OF FIREBALL OPTICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Reza Toossi
Award Amount: $49,945.00
Abstract:
Optical effects of nuclear explosions, particularly multiburst interactions and infrared structure due to fireball turbulence, are of current interest. the beau geste experiment data base is unique in including hotwire anemometry, ir video record, and visible light photographs for single and… More

NONINTRUSIVE OPTICAL PROBE MEASUREMENT OF TURBULENT DENSITY FLUCTUATIONS IN HYPERSONIC AERO-OPTICS TESTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: James E Craig
Award Amount: $49,963.00

ADVANCED MAGNETO-OPTIC/EDDY CURRENT TECHNIQUES FOR DETECTION OF HIDDEN CORROSION UNDER AIRCRAFT SKIN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gerald L Fitzpatrick
Award Amount: $49,952.00

193 NM EXCIMER LASER DEVELOPMENT FOR LITHOGRAPHY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Michael Burrows , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,931.00
Abstract:
The laser parameters most important to lithography applications are beam quality and laser wavelength. a significant up-grade of arf laser performance in these key areas can be achieved in an alternative system. an unstable resonator cavity in which the excitation lifetime is on the order of 35 nsec… More

ADVANCED A/D MONOLITHIC CHIP ARCHITECTURE DESIGNS FOR WIDE DYNAMIC RANGE AND GIGASAMPLE CONVERSION RATES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,684.00

DETECTION AND QUANTIFICATION OF SUBSURFACE CORROSION USING IMPROVED MAGNETO-OPTIC/EDDY-CURRENT IMAGING AND IMAGE PROCESSING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: David K Thome , Sr Scientist
Award Amount: $49,938.00

ADVANCED MAGNETO-OPTIC/EDDY CURRENT TECHNIQUES FOR DETECTION OF HIDDEN CORROSION UNDER AIRCRAFT SKIN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gerald L Fitzpatrick
Award Amount: $386,814.00
Abstract:
Recently, new magneto-optic/eddy current technology has been developed for rapid inspection of cracks initiating near rivets in aluminum aircraft alloys. there is evidence this technology can be developed for rapid detection and imaging of subsurface cracks and corrosion. unconventional eddy current… More

ADVANCED A/D MONOLITHIC CHIP ARCHITECTURE DESIGNS FOR WIDE DYNAMIC RANGE AND GIGASAMPLE CONVERSION RATES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $242,805.00
Abstract:
Monolithic implementation of data converters at the 8 bit, 1 giga samples per second level are considered a high priority item for many military and commercial applications, ranging from the mmic/vhsic interface to radar signal processing, electronic countermeasures, and instrumentation. these high… More

Optical Surface Contouring for Non-Destructive Inspection of Turbomachinery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dariush Modarress
Award Amount: $70,000.00

ENSIP Inspection of Engine Components Using the MOI and/or Holographic Interferometry

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dariush Modarress
Award Amount: $59,991.00

DETECTION AND QUANTIFICATION OF SUBSURFACE CORROSION USING IMPROVED MAGNETO-OPTIC/EDDY-CURRENT IMAGING AND IMAGE PROCESSING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: David K Thome , Sr Scientist
Award Amount: $260,000.00
Abstract:
Nondestructive inspection for corrosion in aluminum aircraft structures of aging airplanes has been demonstrated recently using magneto-optic/eddy current imaging technology. this technology was developed for rapid inspection of surface breaking cracks near rivets in aluminum aircraft alloys, but… More

Optical Surface Contouring for Non-Destructive Inspection of Turbomachinery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dariush Modarress
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
Detection and characterization of surface defects on the internal components of propulsion systems is currently done by visual inspection with borescopes. These inspections are subject to many sources of error and uncertainty, making the experience of the inspector a critical factor in the quality… More

ENSIP Inspection of Engine Components Using the MOI and/or Holographic Interferometry

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dariush Modarress
Award Amount: $745,321.00
Abstract:
Engine Structural Intergrity Program (ENSIP) guidelines specify that many aircraft engine components, which have vastly different geometries from each other, must be inspected rapidly and accurately, with flaw detection requirements ranging from 0.01 to 0.07 inches. Present inspection techniques,… More

Rotating, In-Plane Magnetization and Magneto-Optic Imaging of Cracks under Coatings on Ferromagnetic Metals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Gerald Fitzpatrick
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Real-Time Magneto-Optic NOndestructive Inspection of Tagged Composite Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Gerald Fitzpatrick
Award Amount: $65,000.00

Very Low Cost Miniature Radio Tag with Asic Architecture

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Reza Rofougaran
Award Amount: $69,565.00
Abstract:
The team of Physical Research, Inc. (PRi) and Savi Technology (Savi) propose ASIC integration for an ASIC-based container manifesting tag. Savi and the Navy/Marine Corps have been developing the Radel (Radio Label),, an innovative Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag for a Radel-based… More

Rotating, In-Plane Magnetization and Magneto-Optic Imaging of Cracks under Coatings on Ferromagnetic Metals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Gerald Fitzpatrick
Award Amount: $750,000.00

Detection of Corrosion Under Paint Using Magneto-Optic Imaging Methods

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gerald L. Fitzpatrick
Award Amount: $71,334.00
Abstract:
Conventional NDI methods for surface corrosion are difficult. For example, because magnetic field- gradients associated with surface corrosion in steel are far smaller than those associated with cracks, magnetic-particle methods are ineffective in this context, even on smooth painted-surfaces. … More

High Speed Analog to Digital Converter Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Ahmadreza Rofougaran
Award Amount: $98,982.00
Abstract:
Current advanced as well as future electronic data communications and signal processing requirements for military as well as commercial applications need the operations of analog to digital converters (ADCs) with performances beyond that of commercially available designs. In this Phase I proposal,… More

Design of GPS Receiver Module on a Single Silicon Chip

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Reza Rofougaran
Award Amount: $98,995.00
Abstract:
Recent years have seen the size of GPS receivers shrink dramatically due to higher levels of integration. A GPS receiver consists of a combination of RF and IF circuitry, filters, analog to digital converts (ADC) and a digital Signal Processor (DSP) engine. One of the remaining factors preventing… More

Real-Time Magneto-Optic NOndestructive Inspection of Tagged Composite Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Gerald Fitzpatrick
Award Amount: $300,000.00

Design of GPS Receiver Module on a Single Silicon Chip

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Reza Rofougaran
Award Amount: $376,363.00
Abstract:
Recent years have seen the size of GPS receivers shrink dramatically due to higher levels of integration. A GPS receiver consists of a combination of RF and IF circuitry, filters, analog to digital converts (ADC) and a digital Signal Processor (DSP) engine. One of the remaining factors preventing… More