PERSONAL HYDRAZINE VAPOR DOSIMETER

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$49,944.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
9752
Agency Tracking Number:
9752
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Geo-centers Inc (Currently GEO-CENTERS, INC.)
7 Wells Ave, Newton Centre, MA, 02159
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Patricia A Taffe
(617) 964-7070
Business Contact:
() -
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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