Position-sensitive identification and tracking system for neutron-induced detection and location of explosives at large distances POSITRACK

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$749,886.00
Award Year:
2007
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
FA9451-07-C-0069
Agency Tracking Number:
F061-007-0487
Solicitation Year:
2006
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF06-007
Solicitation Number:
2006.1
Small Business Information
PHDS CO.
777 Emory Valley Road, STE B, Oak Ridge, TN, 37830
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
141612684
Principal Investigator:
Ethan Hull
President and CEO
(865) 481-3725
ethanhull@phdsco.com
Business Contact:
Ethan Hull
President and CEO
(865) 481-3725
ethanhull@phdsco.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
This effort will develop technology to improve the detection and location high explosives at large distances. The system will involve the use of an advanced gamma-ray detector and a neutron source. The detector concept will be developed into two prototype systems that will serve to demonstrate the viability of the concept. These demonstrations will serve as the experimental validation of the technique and the motivation for scaling up the appropriate technologies to allow the detection of landmines, roadside bombs, and car bombs at safe distances (many tens of meters). The technologies can be manufactured.

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