A Novel, Low Cost and Handheld Microwave Sensor for the Detection and Evaluation of Incipient Composite Heat Damage

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-13-C-0290
Agency Tracking Number: N131-013-0647
Amount: $80,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2013
Solicitation Topic Code: N131-013
Solicitation Number: 2013.1
Small Business Information
510 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE, -
DUNS: 808480086
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Pengcheng Lv
 Senior Scientist
 (302) 998-1116
 pengcheng@alphasense.net
Business Contact
 Xin Zhang
Title: Director of Contracts&Pro
Phone: (302) 468-0548
Email: xin@alphasense.net
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
In this proposal, AlphaSense, Inc. details the development of a novel, low cost and handheld microwave sensor for the detection and evaluation of incipient composite heat damage. The merits of the proposed sensor and its advantages over other techniques are listed below: a) Compact, handheld and low cost, b) Sensitive for incipient heat damage detection, c) Capable of quantitative analysis of the incipient heat damage levels, d) Capable of interrogating through coating layers, e) High throughput measurement process, and f) Easy and safe to the operators.

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