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Company Information:

Company Name: PHYSITRON, INC.
City: Huntsville
State: AL
Zip+4: 35805
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (256) 534-4844

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,615,973.00 22
SBIR Phase II $3,619,915.00 8

Award List:

SOFT X-RAY REFLECTORS WHICH ARE TRANSPARENT TO HARDER UGT X-RAYS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: David B O'hara
Award Amount: $50,000.00

SOFT X-RAY REFLECTORS WHICH ARE TRANSPARENT TO HARDER UGT X-RAYS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: David B O'hara
Award Amount: $429,522.00
Abstract:
On a horizontal line-of-sight underground nuclear test (ugt), the maximum area for experiments to be exposed to direct shine from the working point is the stub plate area. usually, the requests for exposure area are greater than the available area. experiments involving soft x-rays have to be placed… More

Broad Bandwidth Beam Benders and Short Focal Length Aperture Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David B. O'hara
Award Amount: $50,756.00

Broad Bandwidth Beam Benders and Short Focal Length Aperture Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David B. O'hara
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Although there have been many advances in optics for low energy x-rays, (

Silicon Aerogel Debris Shields for Nuclear Weapon Effect X-ray Simulators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: David B. O'hara
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
X-rdy nuclear wedpon effect simulators use 8 plssmd to produce an intenss pulse of soft x-rays to determine their effects on optical and electronic materisls. debris emitted from these pldsmds complicates the interpretdtion of the effects of x-rays unless a debris shield is used. these debris… More

DATA FUSION AND VISUALIZATION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mike Hickey
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The volume of meteorological data that is available to fleet users has increased to the point where data fusion and visualization tools must be developed in order to analyze this data in an efficient and timely fashion. These tools should provide a simple, user-friendly interface with flexibility in… More

X-RAY/GAMMA-RAY TELESCOPE FOR USE IN TREATY VERIFICATION AND OPEN SKIES INSPECTIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Melvin L. Price
Award Amount: $96,000.00
Abstract:
Physitron proposes development of an x-ray/gamma-ray telescope that can be used for treaty verification and compliance testing. In particular, the x-ray/gamma-ray telescope can be mounted in the Open Skies Treaty aircraft to provide a capability of detect, characterize and identify nuclear weapons… More

High Dielectric Strength, Thin Gate Insulator for Semiconductor Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: James J. Sheehy, Jr.
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
The Physitron team (Physitron, Vanderbilt University, and Harris Semiconductor) will demonstrate the ability to integrate high quality ultra thin film diamond on silicon semiconductor as insulating dielectric on metal-insulator-semiconductor (MIS) capacitor structures. Successful completion of… More

Test Data Visualization System (TDVS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Melvin L. Price
Award Amount: $80,000.00

Rapid Sensor To Detect Leaks During Fueling Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James J. Sheehy, Jr. , Vice President
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Test Data Visualization System (TDVS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Melvin L. Price
Award Amount: $727,599.00
Abstract:
As the computational power of workstations has progressed, the ability to do data fusion and visualization from a complex test has increased accordingly. However the difficulties of interfacing between a workstation and different data recording instruments still hamper their use in testing.… More

X-RAY/GAMMA-RAY TELESCOPE FOR USE IN TREATY VERIFICATION AND OPEN SKIES INSPECTIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Melvin L. Price
Award Amount: $96,000.00
Abstract:
Physitron proposes development of an x-ray/gamma-ray telescope that can be used for treaty verification and compliance testing. In particular, the x-ray/gamma-ray telescope can be mounted in the Open Skies Treaty aircraft to provide a capability of detect, characterize and identify nuclear weapons… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ron J. Phillips , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $572,875.00

High Shock Wide Dynamic Range Diamond Accelerometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: T.g. "bo" Henderson
Award Amount: $99,992.00

HIGH BANDWIDTH PRESSURE SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: T.g. "bo" Henderson , Senior Vice President
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Rapid Sensor To Detect Leaks During Fueling Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James J. Sheehy, Jr. , Vice President
Award Amount: $150,000.00

High Shock Wide Dynamic Range Diamond Accelerometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: T.g. "bo" Henderson
Award Amount: $739,942.00
Abstract:
Physitron (with support from Vanderbilt University) proposes the development of an innovative microelectronic solid state accelerometer using a doped diamond membrane as a piezoresistive sensor. Diamond offers extremely high values of strength, stiffness, and hardness which makes feasible its use… More

Solid State Carbon Monoxide Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr. T.G. "Bo" Henderson , Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
18 Solid State Carbon Monoxide Sensor--Physitron, Inc., 3304A Westmill Drive , Huntsville, AL 35805-6132; (205) 534-4844 Mr. T.G. "Bo" Henderson, Principal Investigator Dr. Melvin L. Price, Business Official DOE Grant No. DE-FG02-97ER82457 Amount: $75,000 Electric generating stations… More

HIGH BANDWIDTH PRESSURE SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: T.g. "bo" Henderson , Senior Vice President
Award Amount: $599,977.00

High Efficiency Neutralizer for Electric Propulsion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Cable Shielding Effectiveness Tester

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Melvin Price
Award Amount: $98,249.00

Reduction in Shock / Vibration Levels Experienced During Dynamic Warhead Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: C Wood
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Not Available Advanced Thermal and Environmental Concepts (ATEC) Inc. in collaboration with Refractory Composites Inc. (RCI) propose to develop an EHD- enhanced carbon-fiber heat exchanger that can demonstrate heat transfer enhancements substantially beyond the range of conventional technology for… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Theron Henderson
Award Amount: $100,000.00

High Strength Graphite Nanofiber-Doped Polymer Films

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James Paxton, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The successful application of ultra-light structures on space platforms requires the development of highly innovative materials technology. Thin polymer films have long been considered a leading candidate for meeting these technology needs. While these materials promise to meet the weight… More

Introducing Mathematics to At-Risk Students through a 3D Role Playing Game

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Samuel Espy
Award Amount: $0.00

Introducing Mathematics to At-Risk Students through a 3D Role Playing Game

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Samuel Espy
Award Amount: $300,000.00

High Strength-to-Weight Ratio Structural Hybrid Polymers for GMD Missile Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: James P. Paxton, Senior Scientist, Polymer
Award Amount: $69,990.00
Abstract:
"BMDO needs advanced materials to withstand harsh loading, acoustic, and thermal environments, while minimizing weight for ground-based antiballistic missile interceptors. Physitron is developing an organic/inorganic hybrid material that will increase theeffectiveness of Ground-based Midcourse… More

EMI/EMP Shielding Polymers Based on Nanotechnology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: James P. Paxton, Senior Scientist, Polymer
Award Amount: $69,992.00
Abstract:
"BMDO needs survivability technologies that provide passive protection from Electromagnetic Interference and Electromagnetic Pulse (EMI/EMP) for Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) and other missile defense systems. Physitron proposes to develop anorganic/inorganic hybrid polymer that provides… More

Ceramic/Polymide Nanocomposite Possessing Controlled Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: James Paxton
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will focus on development of unique ceramic/polyimide nanocomposite materials. It will demonstrate the ability to formulate a polyimide (or other polymer material) with a designed coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) through the… More

Active Interrogation for Nuclear Materials Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Melvin L. Price, President/Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,994.00
Abstract:
Physitron proposes the development of a Thermal Neutron Beam Concentrator for use in detecting strategic nuclear material (SNM) such as U, Pu, Th, etc. A compact neutron generator developed by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab will provide 2.4 MeV neutrons that will be moderated, concentrated into a… More