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Company Information:

Company Name: Vatell Corp.
City: Christiansburg
State: VA
Zip+4: 24073
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $703,636.00 14
SBIR Phase II $3,178,761.00 6

Award List:

TERNARY KEYBOARD CONCEPT EVALUATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

TERNARY KEYBOARD CONCEPT EVALUATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $508,000.00
Abstract:
Proposal to contruct ptototype and test concept for ternary keyboard which might be genrally useful for data entry. keyboard is unconventional in construction and can only be evaluated experimentally because human factors will regulate its utility.

TIP CLEARANCE SIGNAL PROCESSOR DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence w langley
Award Amount: $57,175.00
Abstract:
Vatell corporation will design, assemble and test a breadboard signal processing module for on-line, real-time computation of turbomachine blade clearance and time of arrival. the module will process signals from the vatell probe, a new type of eddy-current proximity sensor. clearance and time of… More

TIP SENSOR DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence w langley
Award Amount: $54,180.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for development of sensors for turbomachinery blade clearance and time of arrival, based on novel eddy-current sensing technology originated by vatell corporation. the new sensing technology may result in significant bandwidth improvements for both clearance and time measurements.… More

CIRCULAR AIRPLANE INVESTIGATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence w langley
Award Amount: $62,496.00
Abstract:
Lift and control characteristics of a circular airplane employing the coanda effect will be investigated experimentally and analytically. a scale model will be constructed, instrumented and tested for lift forces, velocity and pressure profiles. a finite difference method of analysis of the flow… More

HEAT FLUX MICROSENSOR DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W Langley
Award Amount: $50,841.00
Abstract:
Vatelle offers to build and test prototype heat flux microsensors to determine their characteristics and potential utility for the measurement of heat flux in adverse environments. the sensor is a combination of thin film layers applied directly to the surface whose heat transfer is to be measured.… More

A KEYBOARD/VOICE INTERFACE FOR USE OF AN ON-LINE LIBRARY SYSTEM BY THE VISUALLY HANDICAPPED

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Barbara Kurshan
Award Amount: $29,699.00
Abstract:
Today businesses, educational institutions and families are more than ever dependent on access to massive amounts of information. the "information explosion" has resulted in widespread implementation of large data bases such as the virginia tech library system (vtls). access to these systems has… More

HEAT-FLUX MICROSENSORS FOR BLOOD PERFUSION MEASUREMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W Langley
Award Amount: $49,683.00
Abstract:
This project will develop a thermal probe to noninvasively measure local blood perfusion in tissue. the device will consist of a single probe that can be actively heated or cooled and put in contact with the skin. this creates a transient heat flux, which is measured as a function of time. together… More

THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY, DIFFUSIVITY PROBE DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W Langley , President
Award Amount: $50,000.00

HEAT FLUX PIPE PROBE FOR HYPERSONIC COMBUSTOR RESEARCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jonathan M Hager
Award Amount: $53,194.00

ROCKET PLUME HEAT TRANSFER PROBES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jonathan M Hager
Award Amount: $53,194.00

THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY, DIFFUSIVITY PROBE DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W Langley , President
Award Amount: $207,334.00
Abstract:
A new type of probe and associated computing instrument are proposed for quickly measuring thermal properties of solid materials. the proposed combination is based on a miniature thin film heat flux sensor recently developed at virginia tech. the new probe enables the thermal conductivity and… More

HEAT FLUX PIPE PROBE FOR HYPERSONIC COMBUSTOR RESEARCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jonathan M Hager
Award Amount: $511,267.00
Abstract:
Vatell corporation proposes to fabricate heat flux microsensor probes similar to those being developed in a current air force sbir program and apply outer protective layers to the sensors to enhance their resistance to reactive flows and achieve higher temperature ratings. the present probes are… More

HEAT FLUX CALIBRATION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jonathan M. Hager
Award Amount: $48,015.00

HEAT FLUX CALIBRATION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jonathan M. Hager
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
Vatell will explore system concepts for performing heat flux calibrati ons at temperatures up to 1,500 degrees f and flux levels of up to 1,0 00 btu/sqft-sec. three designs will be studied; 1) a concentrated hig h-intensity light system, 2) a heated graphite block system, and 3) a convection system.… More

EVALUATE HEAT FLUX MICROSSENSOR FOR AUTOMATIC FIRE DETECTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Lawrence W Langley
Award Amount: $34,977.00
Abstract:
The fire detection and control capabilities of a novel sensor will be evaluated in a combined experimental and analytical program. the sensor, called a heat flux microsensor (hfm), was developed jointly by virginia tech and vatell corporation. this sensor's characteristics make it an outstanding… More

High Temperature Sensors and Arrays for Turbomachines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jonathan M. Hager
Award Amount: $60,182.00

High Temperature Sensors and Arrays for Turbomachines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jonathan M. Hager
Award Amount: $603,690.00
Abstract:
The principal objective of this project is to demonstrte the feasibility of applying thin film heat flux and other sensing devices to turbine blades and other complex objects by a new process. Phase I will culminate in a laboratory demonstration of the core process technology, using readily… More

Heat Flux Instrumentation for Building Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: James P. Terrell , Project Engineer
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
A new method for constructing heat flux sensors of the differential thermopile type will be developed to produce sensors for testing building components. The new sensors will be thin, readily attached to structures such as walls, floors and roofs, and will have sufficiently low thermal resistance… More

ROCKET PLUME HEAT TRANSFER PROBES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jonathan M Hager
Award Amount: $748,470.00
Abstract:
Vatell corporation proposes to fabricate heat flux microsensor probes similar to those being developed in a current air force sbir program and apply outer protective layers to the sensors to enhance their abrasion resistance and high temperature ratings. the current probes are designed for… More