MINIZTURIZED POCKET PORTABLE DEFIBRILLATOR

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 820
Amount: $249,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Bioelectronics
25091 Armagosa Drive, Laguna Niguel, CA, 92677
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Henry Barcikowski
 (714) 831-9928
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
CURRENTLY AVAILABLE PORTABLE DC DEFIBRILLATORS ARE CUMBERSOME IN EMERGENCY VEHICLES, ROOMS AND MEDICAL AIRCRAFT. POWER SOURCE AND CAPACITIVE DISCHARGE SYSTEMS PRESENTLY SEVERLY LIMIT REDUCTION IN DEFIBRILLATION SIZE. PROPOSED PHASE I EFFORT WILL DESIGN AND DEVELOP A HIGH CAPACITY, HIGH ENERGY DENSITY RATE PRIMARY BATTERY SYSTEM PER UNIT VOLUME. THIS BATTERY WILL BE COUPLED TO A DC-DC CONVERTER PROVIDING 400 WATT-SEC OF ENERGY AVAILABLE FOR DEFIBRILLATION. TOTAL MINIATURE PORTABLE DEFIBRILLATOR VOLUME IS ANTICIPATED TO BE 115 CUBIC INCHES, EXCLUDING ELECTRODE PADDLES. THE PRIMARY BATTERY HAS AN EXPECTED 6 MINUTE LIFE, A 5 YEAR SHELF LIFE, AND IS DISPOSIBLE.

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