Compound Magnetic Lens for Providing Focused, Polarized Neutrons

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: DE-FG02-12ER90268
Agency Tracking Number: 98872
Amount: $150,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solitcitation Year: 2012
Solitcitation Topic Code: 15 b
Solitcitation Number: DE-FOA-0000577
Small Business Information
Adelphi Technology, Inc.
2003 East Bayshore Rd, Redwood City, CA, 94063-4121
Duns: 103403523
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jay Cremer
 (650) 474-2750
Business Contact
 Charles Gary
Title: Dr.
Phone: (650) 474-2750
Research Institution
An improved neutron collection and focusing lens is needed for small angle neutron scatter and neutron microscopy, and increasing flux for thermal neutron capture gamma analysis. Adelphi Technology proposes to design, fabricate, and test a two-dimensional magnetic lens to refract and focus thermal and cold neutrons. The proposed magnetic lens is comprised of a stack of annular permanent magnets, which are radial magnetized and alternate in polarity in the radial direction. Commercial Applications and Other Benefits: The proposed magnetic neutron lens will provide neutron focusing and imaging for neutron microscopy, small angle neutron scatter, and other neutron optics applications. The sales of the magnetic lens are government and academic neutron facilities, which serve and promote industrial and technological development in the U.S. The proposed lenses provide an important indirect benefit to the U.S. economy by enhancement of neutron-based R & amp;D facilities.

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