PERSONAL HYDRAZINE VAPOR DOSIMETER

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$49,944.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Air Force
Award Year:
1989
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
9752
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Geo-centers Inc
7 Wells Ave, Newton Centre, MA, 02159
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Patricia A Taffe
 (617) 964-7070
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
IN SUPPORT OF THE AIR FORCE SPACE DIVISION OPERATIONS, GEO-CENTERS, INC. PROPOSES THE DEVELOPMENT OF A UNIQUE DOSIMETER INCORPORATING BOTH A PASSIVE COLORMETRIC ELEMENT AND AN OPTICAL SENSOR. THE DOSIMETER ALLOWS CONTINUOUS REAL TIME PASSIVE MONITORING WHILE THE OPTICAL SENSOR ALLOWS THE INCORPORATION OF AN AUDIO ALARM SYSTEM. GEO-GENTERS, INC. PROPOSES A PHASE I EFFORT TO DESIGN AND DEMONSTRATE IN THE LABORATORY AN OPTICAL SENSOR CAPABLE OF DETECTING HYDRAZINE AND ITS DERIVATIVES, MONOMETHYLHYDRAZINE (MMH) AND UNSYMMETRICAL DIMETHYLHYDRAZINE (UDMH), USING A PROVEN CHEMICAL INDICATION SYSTEM. SPECIFICALLY, GEO-CENTERS, INC. WILL CONSTRUCT AND EVALUATE OPTICAL SENSORS AND DESIGN A COMPOSITE BADGE CONSISTING OF BOTH A VISUAL INDICATION SYSTEM AND AN OPTICAL SENSOR ALARM SYSTEM ACCEPTABLE FOR PHASE II DEVELOPMENT AND FIELD EVALUATION.

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