Improved Pressure- and Temperature-Sensitive Paint

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9550-04-C-0127
Agency Tracking Number: F045-001-0292
Amount: $99,303.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: AF04-T001
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
2766 Indian Ripple Rd, Dayton, OH, 45440
DUNS: 884812025
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Larry Goss
 President
 (937) 429-4980
 gosslp@innssi.com
Business Contact
 Larry Goss
Title: President
Phone: (937) 429-4980
Email: gosslp@innssi.com
Research Institution
 University of Washington
 Gamal Khalil
 Box 351700
Seattle, WA, 98195
 (206) 685-8665
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
The phase I technical objectives are to use existing lifetime based PSP technology and identify a combination of existing probes and a binder that will provide a temperature-insensitive PSP measurement. These will be accomplished by extending the current lifetime-based systems that employ two-gate detection and by adding a second probe and a third or fourth gate. The proposed system will be constructed using the PtTFPP probe, FIB binder, and 470-nm LED excitation that are commonly employed in lifetime systems. A second probe that is compatible with this system and effectively eliminates temperature sensitivity will be identified and incorporated into the system. The final product will include a paint formulation and a set of camera gates that provide a pressure measurement that is insensitive to temperature.

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