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: W911W6-04-C-0008
Agency Tracking Number: A022-0900
Amount: $730,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2003
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
155C-3 Moffett Park Drive, Sunnyvale, CA, 94089
DUNS: 043688410
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: irene_li@acellent.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Bonded repair is a preferred technique for repairing localized damage in aircraft structures like Apache, Chinook and Comanche that can efficiently restore the ultimate load capability of the structure. However, the effectiveness of the repair depends uponthe integrity of the bonding interface between the repair patch and the host structure. Currently there are no inspection methods that can provide an in-situ assessment of the initial

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