An Electrostatic Field Detector

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$69,817.00
Award Year:
1994
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
22883
Agency Tracking Number:
22883
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
5511 North Fort Yuma Trail, Tucson, AZ, 85715
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Richard R. Zito
(602) 299-3208
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The ultimate aim of this research is the development of an instrument capable of detecting and measuring the presence of an electrostatic field created by local static electric charge. The sensor operates on a physical principle not yet exploited for field measurement. The final instrument will be accurate, lightweight, small, inexpensive to build, mechanically rugged (resistant to mechanical and acoustic vibrations and shock), and capable of operating over a broad temperature range and in corrosive environments (including the outdoors). In summary, the proposed instrument will be superior in all respects to pre~iou~ static electric field sensor designs.

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