MULTICHANNEL DC-SQUID SYSTEM FOR BIOMAGNETIC APPLICATIONS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Amount:
$49,923.00
Award Year:
1990
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N/A
Agency Tracking Number:
13991
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Applied Research Corp
8201 Corporate Dr #920, Landover, MD, 20785
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 A K Drukier
 (301) 459-8442
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
APPLIED RESEARCH CORPORATION (ARC) PLANS TO DEVELOP A NEW GENERATION OF BIOMAGNETIC INSTRUMENTATION BASED ON SUPERCONDUCTING QUANTUM INTERFERENCE DEVICES (SQUIDS). MORE SPECIFICALLY, ARC WILL DEVELOP INEXPENSIVE, USER-FRIENDLY MULTICHANNEL ELECTRONICS FOR SQUID SIGNAL CONDITIONING AND DIGITIZATION. TOGETHER WITH THE AVAILABILITY OF LIQUID NITROGEN SQUIDS, THIS WILL PERMIT THE DEVELOPMENT OF A REASONABLY INEXPENSIVE DEVICE (LESS THAN $30,000) FOR A 16-CHANNEL MAGNETOCARDIOGRAPH OR MAGNETOENCEPHALOGRAPH. IN PHASE I, ARC WILL DEVELOP A 4-CHANNEL MAGNETOCARDIOGRAPH WITH AN EXCELLENT SIGNAL/NOISE RATIO. ELECTRONIC READOUT (PREAMP AND LOCK-IN AMPLIFIER) WILL BE MINIATURIZED ONBOARD; AN ADC AND IEEE-488 BUS WILL BE INCLUDED. IN PHASE II, A 32-CHANNEL MAGNETOENCEPHALOGRAPH WILL BE DEVELOPED.

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