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High Resolution, Room Temperature Semiconductor Detectors

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Award ID:
74400
Program Year/Program:
2005 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
T051-006-0046
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
RADIATION MONITORING DEVICES, INC.
44 HUNT ST WATERTOWN, MA 02472-4699
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2005
Title: High Resolution, Room Temperature Semiconductor Detectors
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Contract: HDTRA1-05-P-0110
Award Amount: $100,000.00
 

Abstract:

Proliferation of the weapons of mass destruction such as nuclear weapons is a serious threat in the world today. Prevention of the spread of nuclear weapons has reached a state of heightened urgency in recent years, especially since the events on September 11, 2001 and its aftermath. Gamma ray spectrometers are an important tool in checking the proliferation of the nuclear weapons. Important requirements for the gamma ray spectrometers used in this application include good energy resolution, high detection efficiency, compact size, light weight, easy portability, and low power requirements. None of the available gamma-ray sensors satisfy all these requirements. The goal of the proposed effort is to investigate a high efficiency semiconductor detector that promises high energy resolution at room temperature.

Principal Investigator:

Kanai S. Shah
Director of Research
6176686855
KShah@rmdinc.com

Business Contact:

Gerald Entine
President
6176686800
GEntine@rmdinc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

RADIATION MONITORING DEVICES, INC.
44 Hunt Street Watertown, MA 02472

EIN/Tax ID: 042546395
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No