PERSONAL HYDRAZINE VAPOR DOSIMETER

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 9752
Amount: $49,944.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1989
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
7 Wells Ave, Newton Centre, MA, 02159
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
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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