A Real-time Active SMART Patch System for monitoring the integrity of bonded repair on aircraft structures

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: DAAH10-03-C-002
Agency Tracking Number: A022-0900
Amount: $107,784.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2003
Solitcitation Year: N/A
Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
ACELLENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
562 Weddell Drive, Suite 4, Sunnyvale, CA, 94089
Duns: N/A
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Peter Qing
 Director of Manufacturing
 (408) 745-1188
 xqing@acellent.com
Business Contact
 Irene Li
Title: President
Phone: (408) 745-1188
Email: ireneli@acellent.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Bonded repair is a preferred technique for repairing localized damage in aircraft structures that can provide an efficient method for restoring the ultimate load capability of the structure. However, the effectiveness of a bonded repair depends heavilyupon the integrity of the bonding interface between the repair patch and the host structure. Currently there are few inspection methods available to actively determine the

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