Active Interrogation for Special Nuclear Materials (SNM) Detection Experimental Study

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Contract: HDTRA1-07-P-0232
Agency Tracking Number: T071-003-0116
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: DTRA07-003
Solicitation Number: 2007.1
Small Business Information
626 Whitney Street, San Leandro, CA, 94577
DUNS: 836439968
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Brian Bures
 (510) 483-4156
Business Contact
 Mahadevan Krishnan
Title: Scientist
Phone: (510) 483-4156
Research Institution
AASC’s objective is to mitigate the risk of implementing an active interrogation system based upon time of flight measurements. A fast pulse neutron source is a critical component of a time of flight system even at large stand off. This program directly addresses means to control the probe radiation pulse in a fast neutron source. In some concept of operations, pulse width is a larger concern than overall neutron yield per pulse.

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