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Company: PHYRE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: HIGH POWER, CW (CONTINUOUS WAVE) SOURCES AT FREQUENCIES NEAR 300 GHZ ARE NEEDED FOR ELECTRON CYCLOTRON HEATING IN ADVANCED MAGNETIC FUSION DEVICES SUCH AS THE CIT (COMPACT IGNITION TOKAMAK). RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN GYROTRONS HAVE PUSHED THE STATE OF THE ART TO 100 KW CW AT 140 GHZ. ONE MEGAWATT AT… more
Company: PHYRE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: THIS PROJECT WILL EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEPRESSED COLLECTORS FOR GYROTRONS FOR ACCELERATOR DRIVERS. GYROTRONS ARE POTENTIAL RF DRIVERS FOR ACCELERATORS INVOLVING VERY HIGH AVERAGE POWERS, E.G., 200 MW FOR THE 300-500 GEV ELECTRON-POSITRON COLLIDER. THE EFFICIENCY OF THE GYROTRONS WILL THEN HAVE… more
Company: PHYRE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PROPOSED RESEARCH IS TO DEVELOP AN ACOUSTIC MONITORING DEVICE FOR LASER LITHOTRIPSY. THE ACOUSTIC MONITOR UNDER CONSIDERATION IS A FIBEROPTIC SENSOR BASED ON A NOVEL MEASUREMENT CONCEPT. IN-VITRO RESULTS TO DATE HAVE SHOWN CONSIDERABLE PROMISE FOR ACOUSTIC MONITORING, IN GENERAL… more
Company: Technology Applications Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
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Company: Visidyne, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: DETECTION OF BROAD-BAND TARGETS ON SONAR TIME-BEARING DISPLAYS REQUIRES THAT A THRESHOLD BE ESTIMATED. THE ESTIMATE IS DEGRADED BY LEAKAGE THROUGH THE BEAM-FORMER SIDELOBES. TIME-BEARING COMPENSATION (TBC) DECREASES THE EFFECT OF SIDELOBE LEAKAGE, AND THEREBY IMPROVES THE THRESHOLD ESTIMATE AND… more
Company: Western Research Corpon Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: CURRENTLY SEVERAL MAJOR FREE-ELECTRON LASER (FEL) PROJECTS ARE PLANNED OR ARE UNDERWAY TO GENERATE SHORT WAVELENGTH-RADIATION IN THE VUV AND XUV REGIONS. THESE EFFORTS INVOVLE LARGE STORAGE RING OR LINEAR ACCELERATORS AND MAGNETIC WIGGLER MAGNETS SEVERAL METERS LONG. AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH TO THESE… more
Company: Intelligent Automation Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: THIS PROJECT IS A TECHNICAL STUDY OF A DISTRIBUTED ROBOT CONTROL SYSTEM. THE SENSORY PROCESSING PORTION OF THECONTROLLER WILL BE STUDIED IN DETAIL WITH ATTENTION BEING FOCUSED ON INDUSTRIAL AND MOBILE TELEROBOTIC APPLICATIONS IN THE NUCLEAR POWER INDUSTRY. A THREE DIMINSIONAL MACHINE VISION SYSTEM… more
Company: Intelligent Automation Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES A PROJECT TO DEVELOP AN INSTRUMENT WHICH MEASURES AND DISPLAYS THE RELATIVE MOTION OF STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS OF A THRUST STAND AND TURBINE ENGINE. THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS STUDY ARE TO DEFINE THE MEASUREMENT PROBLEM CONSTRAINTS, DESIGN A METHODOLOGY FOR MAKING THE MEASUREMENTS,… more
Company: Amgen Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: PERTUSSIS IS A DISEASE OF GLOBAL SIGNIFICANCE THAT PARTICULARLY AFFECTS INFANTS DURING THE FIRST YEAR OF LIFE. CURRENTLY LICENSED PERTUSSIS VACCINES ARE HIGHLY EFFICACIOUSBUT QUESTIONS REGARDING THEIR SAFETY HAVE LED TO PUBLIC FEARS OF VACCINE-RELATED INJURIES. THESE INVESTIGATIONS EXAMINE THE… more
Company: Applied Research Corp Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: ACCURATE GROUND-BASED MEASUREMENTS ARE REQUIRED IN DEVELOPING SATELLITE RAINFALL RETRIEVAL ALGORITHMS. IT IS PROPOSED TO INVESTIGATE A NEW RADAR RAIN MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUE WHICH UNLIKE ALL PREVIOUS METHODS MEASURES THE RAIN MASS DIRECTLY AND IS INSENSITIVE TO THE RAINDROP SIZE DISTRIBUTION, RAINDROP… more
Company: Applied Research Corp Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: DEVELOPMENT OF A NOVEL TYPE OF PARTICLE DETECTOR IS PLANNED BASED ON ENERGY-SENSITIVE SUPERCONDUCTING STRUCTURES. IN POSITRON EMISSON TOMOGRAPHY (PET)/SINGLE PHOTON EMISSION COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (SPECT) APPLICATION IT PROMISES ORDER OF MAGNITUDE IMPROVEMENTS IN IMAGE QUALITY BECAUSE OF (1)… more
Company: Applied Research Corp Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: APPLIED RESEARCH CORPORATION PROPOSES THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NOVEL TECHNIQUE FOR CONSIDERABLY INCREASING THE SPEED AND EFFICIENCY OF DNA SEQUENCING. THIS TECHNIQUE IS BASED ON MULTIPLE ISOTOPIC DETERMINATION USING B( )/( ) COINCIDENCE AND CAN BE EXTENDED TO ANALYZE THE OUTPUT OF OTHER FRACTIONATION… more
Company: Applied Research Corp Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROJECT WAS TO INVESTIGATE A SYSTEM FOR RAPIDLY READING AND PROCESSING PHOTOMETRIC DATA FROM LINEAR CHARGE-COUPLED-DEVICE (CCD) ARRAYS USED AS SOLAR TRACKING SENSORS. FOR APPLICATIONS TO POINTING PAYLOADS, THE SYSTEM MUST DETERMINE SOLAR ASPECT ANGLE WITH AN ACCURACY OF 0.4… more
Company: Applied Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1988 / 1
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Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: A KEY REQUIREMENT FOR THE SUCCESS OF THE NEW, TACTICAL RADIATION DOSIMETRY INSTRUMENTATION NOW BEING DEVELOPED BY THE ARMY IS TO HAVE AN ENERGY COMPENSATED, SOLID STATE GAMMA RAY SENSOR. ATTEMPS TO USE TRADITIONAL FILTERING TECHNIQUES TO ACHIEVE A FLAT ENERGY RESPONSE HAVE NOT BEEN SUCCESSFUL AND A… more
Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: ROBOTICS IS BECOMING AN INCREASINGLY IMPORTANT FIELD IN RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURING. MOST ROBOTS, HOWEVER, EITHER PERFORM REPETITIVE PREPROGRAMMED OPERATIONS OR ARE GUIDED BY A HUMAN OPERATOR. THIS IS NOT PRACTICAL IN MANY APPLICATIONS WHERE AUTONOMOUS OPERATION IS REQUIRED, AND THE MOST IMPORTANT… more
Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: LEAD IODIDE (PBI2) IS A LAYERED SEMICONDUCTOR COMPOUND THAT POSSESSES A NUMBER OF STRUCTURAL MODIFICATIONS KNOWN AS POLYTYPES. THE FORMATION OF THESE STRUCTURES IS KNOWN TO BE CAUSED BY IMPURITIES. RECENTLY METHODS FOR GROWING THIS MATERIAL IN VERY HIGH PURITY FORM HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN THE… more
Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: ONE OF THE MOST EXCITING GOALS OF THE NASA SPACE PROGRAM IS TO LAND A VEHICLE ON MARS AND CONDUCT PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL MEASUREMENTS OF THE MARTIAN SURFACE. OF THE VARIOUS ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES BEING CONSIDERED FOR THE LANDER MISSION, X-RAY FLUORESCENCE ANALYSIS OFFERS THE POSSIBILITY OF PROVIDING… more
Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: ONE OF THE MOST ACTIVE AND CHALLENGING FIELDS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TODAY IS THE GENETIC STUDY OF EUKARYOTIC SYSTEMS. THE PRELIMINARY, BUT OFTEN RATE LIMITING, STEPS IN THIS AREA ARE THE DNA TRANSFER/HYBRIDIZATION TECHNOLOGIES ASSOCIATED WITH GENE MAPPING, AND THE SCREENING OF DNA LIBRARIES FOR GENE… more
Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: FOR MANY YEARS, NUCLEAR MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES HAVE BEEN AN IMPORTANT ASPECT OF DOWNHOLE GEOLOGICAL BORE HOLE LOGGING. APPROCHES RANGE FROM GAMMA RAY BACKSCATTER USED FOR GAUGING DENSITY TO NEUTRON ACTIVATION ANALYSIS TO DETERMINE COMPOSITION. THE CONDITIONS WHICH SEVERLY LIMIT THE PERFORMANCE OF… more
Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: ONE OF THE MOST ACTIVE AND CHALLENGING FIELDS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TODAY IS THE GENETIC STUDY OF EUKARYOTIC SYSTEMS. ONE RAPIDLY GROWING AREA IN THIS FIELD IS THE STUDY OF RESTRICTION FRAGMENT LENGTH POLYMORPHISMS (RFLPS). THIS PROCEDURE USES RADIOLABELED HYBRIDIZATION TECHNIQUES AND AUTORADIOGRAPHY… more
Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS IS ONE OF THE MOST WIDELY PRACTICED PROCEDURES FOR THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS, YET A SIMPLE AND RAPID METHOD FOR ASSESSINGTHE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE PROCEDURE WHILE IT IS BEING PERFORMED IS NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE. IT WOULD BE EXTREMELYUSEFUL IF A… more
Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: LEAD IODIDE (PBI2) IS A LITTLE USED COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTOR THE HIGH ATOMIC NUMBERS OF ITS CONSTITUENT ELEMENTS GIVES ITEXTRAORDINARY PHOTOELECTRIC ABSORPTION EFFICIENCY OFOR GAMMAPHOTONS, WHILE ITS 2.5 EV BANDGAP PROMISES PERFORMANCE AT TEMPERATURES UP TO 250 DEGREES C. IT HAS SHOWN SOME PROM- ISE… more
Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: THE RECENT DISCOVERY OF SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AT HIGH TEMPERATURE (90 DEG K) IN COPPER CONTAINING CERAMICS HAS RESULTED IN A RAPID ACCELERATION IN SUPERCONDUCTOR RESEARCH. PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES ARE BEING EXAMINED FOR THE FABRICATION OF BULK AND THIN FILM SAMPLES. THE CURRENTLY USED PROCESSES FOR MAKING… more
Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: THE WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE GAMMA RAY FACILITY IS USED TO QUALIFY MILITARY EQUIPMENT FOR RADIATION HARDNESS. ISOTOPIC SOURCES OF 60 CO AND 137 CS ARE USED TO PRODUCE INTENSE GAMMA RAY FIELDS THAT ALLOW TESTING OF ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS IN ENVIRONMENTS THAT APPROXIMATE ANTICIPATED NUCLEAR BATTLEFIELD… more
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