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OFFER UNIQUE ADVANTAGES SUCH AS EFFICIENT HEAVY MASS TRANSMISSION, HIGH…

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Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
339
Program Year/Program:
1983 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
339
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Toftec
P.o. Box 12877 Gainesville, FL 32604
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1983
Title: OFFER UNIQUE ADVANTAGES SUCH AS EFFICIENT HEAVY MASS TRANSMISSION, HIGH SENSITIVITY, RAPID TIME RESPONSE AND LOW COST.
Agency: DOE
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $35,000.00
 

Abstract:

OFFER UNIQUE ADVANTAGES SUCH AS EFFICIENT HEAVY MASS TRANSMISSION, HIGH SENSITIVITY, RAPID TIME RESPONSE AND LOW COST. DESPITE THESE ADVANTAGES, A LIMITED MASS RESOLUTION IN ROUTINE OPERATION HAS PREVENTED THE TIME-OF-FLIGHT MASS SPECTROMETER(TOFMS) FROM COMPETING COMMERCIALLY, AS WELL AS TECHNOLOGICALLY, WITH OTHER MORE POPULAR TYPES OF MASS SPECTROMETERS. A RELIABLE, LOW COST HIGH RESOLUTION TOFMS WOULD PERMIT MANY MORE RESEARCH LABORATORIES TO COMPETE MOREEFFECTIVELY IN RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND ANALYTICAL APPLICATIONS. THE SUCCESSFUL DEMONSTRATION OF A SINGLE STAGE VELOCITY COMPACTION TOFMS POINTS THE WAY FOR A MARKED IMPROVEMENT IN THE ATTAINABLE RESOLUTION BY THE TOF APPROACH. THE BASIC RELATIONS FOR THE FLIGHT-TIME TRAJECTORIES HAVE BEEN DERIVED FROM FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICAL LAWS. THE PROPOSED RESEARCH WILL EXTEND THESE RELATIONS TO A DUAL-STAGE VELOCITY COMPACTION CONFIGURATION FOR WHICH THE RESOLUTION [M/(DELTA)M FWHM] IS EXPECTED TO BE IN THE RANGE OF 10,000-50,000. A SERIES OF COMPUTER SIMULATIONS OFTHE FLIGHT TIMES, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE INITIAL ION PLASMATEMPERATURE, AS WELL AS OTHER PERTINENT PARAMETERS WILL BE MADE. BASED ON THESE RESULTS, PRELIMINARY DESIGN OF A DEMONSTRATION MODEL, DUAL STAGE VELOCITY COMPACTION TOFMS WILL BEGIN.

Principal Investigator:

M. luis muga, ph.d.

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Small Business Information at Submission:

Toftec
P.o. Box 12877 Gainesville, FL 32604

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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No