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Company Information:

Company Name:
PHYSITRON, INC.
Address:
2904 WestCorp Blvd., Suite 206
Huntsville, AL 35805
Phone:
(256) 534-4844
URL:
N/A
EIN:
630894578
DUNS:
148080617
Number of Employees:
10
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

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
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
David B O'hara
Abstract:
N/a

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

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$429,522.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
David B O'hara
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
Award Amount:
$50,756.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
David B. O'hara
Abstract:
N/a

Broad Bandwidth Beam Benders and Short Focal Length Aperture Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
David B. O'hara
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
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
David B. O'hara
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
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Mike Hickey
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
Award Amount:
$96,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Melvin L. Price
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
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
James J. Sheehy, Jr.
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
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Melvin L. Price
Abstract:
N/a

Rapid Sensor To Detect Leaks During Fueling Operations

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

Test Data Visualization System (TDVS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$727,599.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Melvin L. Price
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
Award Amount:
$96,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Melvin L. Price
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

Missing Title

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

High Shock Wide Dynamic Range Diamond Accelerometer

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

HIGH BANDWIDTH PRESSURE SENSOR

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

Rapid Sensor To Detect Leaks During Fueling Operations

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

High Shock Wide Dynamic Range Diamond Accelerometer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$739,942.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
T.g. "bo" Henderson
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
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Mr. T.G. "Bo" Henderson , Senior Scientist
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
Award Amount:
$599,977.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
T.g. "bo" Henderson , Senior Vice President
Abstract:
N/a

High Efficiency Neutralizer for Electric Propulsion

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

Cable Shielding Effectiveness Tester

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

Reduction in Shock / Vibration Levels Experienced During Dynamic Warhead Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
C Wood
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

N/A

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

High Strength Graphite Nanofiber-Doped Polymer Films

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
James Paxton, Senior Scientist
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
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
ED
Principal Investigator:
Samuel Espy
Abstract:
N/a

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

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

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

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
James P. Paxton, Senior Scientist, Polymer
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
Award Amount:
$69,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
James P. Paxton, Senior Scientist, Polymer
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
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
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
Award Amount:
$99,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
Melvin L. Price, President/Chief Scientist
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