A PORTABLE MULTI-MODE X-RAY IMAGING SYSTEM WITH ONE-SIDED CT CAPABILITY

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$464,392.00
Award Year:
1990
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
9029
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Rayex Corp.
15215 Shady Grove Rd - Ste 203, Rockville, MD, 20850
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Dr J W Motz
(301) 948-2313
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
RAYEX CORPORATION PROPOSES TO DEVELOP A UNIQUE X-RAY IMAGING SYSTEM SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR COMBAT CASUALTY CARE. THIS SYSTEM WILL HAVE THE CAPABILITY OF OPERATING IN FOUR DIAGNOSTIC OPERATING MODES, INCLUDING (1) A CT MODE AND (2) A PARTIAL CT MODE, EACH OF WHICH IS CARRIED OUT IN A ONE-SIDED GEOMETRY TO PROVIDE RESPECTIVELY COMPLETE OR PARTIAL CT-TYPE TOMOGRAPHIC SLICES HAVING ARBITRARY ORIENTATION AND SHAPE, (3) A CONVENTIONAL RADIOGRAPHY MODE FOR FLAT-PLANE TRANSMISSION IMAGES, AND (4) A FLUOROSCOPY MODE FOR REAL-TIME IMAGES. THE IMAGES IN THE CT MODES WILL HAVE ADJUSTABLE SPATIAL RESOLUTIONS FROM 2 TO 5 LINE PAIRS PER CM WITH CORRESPONDINGLY LONGER SCAN TIMES. THE TOTAL SYSTEM WILL HAVE ONE THIRD THE WEIGHT AND COST OF CONVENTIONAL CT SYSTEMS, AND WILL OFFER IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO WOUNDED SOLDIERS WITH ITS ONE-SIDED GEOMETRY.

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