Aerophysics, Inc.

Company Information

Company Name
Aerophysics, Inc.
Address
MI
Allouez, MI, 49805-6969
Phone
1 906-370-2376
URL
n/a
DUNS
3583429
Number of Employees
4
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N

Award Totals

PROGRAM/PHASE
AWARD AMOUNT ($)
NUMBER OF AWARDS
SBIR Phase I
$798,095.00
8
SBIR Phase II
$1,428,632.00
2

Award List

  1. Micro-Scale Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer

    Amount: $75,000.00

    The proposed research comprises design, analysis, and ultimate fabrication and operation of a microfabricated array of quadrupole mass spectrometers (QMS). The design capitalizes on recent advances in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 National Institute of Standards and TechnologyDepartment of Commerce
  2. 20-kW Bismuth Hall Thruster with Evaporative Anode

    Amount: $99,725.00

    High-power Hall thrusters operating at high thrust-to-power ratios will consume and emit unprecedented amounts of xenon propellant. The inherent costs associated with xenon use have significantly hi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Air ForceDepartment of Defense
  3. Semi-autonomous Local Space Imaging System

    Amount: $99,983.00

    Aerophysics, together with subcontractor Raytheon Missile Systems, proposes to develop a Local Space Imaging System (LSIS) based on the proven AIM-9X Sidewinder missile gimbaled seeker. The LSIS will ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Air ForceDepartment of Defense
  4. Bismuth Hall Thruster Plume Impact Study

    Amount: $99,957.00

    Because of its condensable nature Bi may cause unacceptable spacecraft contamination when used as a Hall thruster propellant. Experiments are proposed to determine the potential for bismuth depositio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Air ForceDepartment of Defense
  5. Semi-autonomous Local Space Imaging System

    Amount: $730,378.00

    The Local Space Imaging System (LSIS) proposed here will be capable of continuous, autonomous situational awareness of the local space about a high-value host spacecraft with minimal impact to the hos ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Air ForceDepartment of Defense
  6. Peregrine Airspace Protection System for Denying Small UAV Intrusion

    Amount: $98,860.00

    Aerophysics, Raytheon Missile Systems, and Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI) have teamed to provide an innovative solution that will detect, track, and neutralize small UAVs. The system, termed ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyDepartment of Defense
  7. Self-Healing Field-Emission Neutralizers for Electric Propulsion

    Amount: $99,986.00

    Electric propulsion (EP) thrusters have the potential to enhance or enable Discovery-class missions. However, a significant challenge in scaling micro (<100 W) EP devices up as well as scaling mac ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. A modified Local Space Imaging System (LSIS) for near-sun detection

    Amount: $99,832.00

    ABSTRACT: Aerophysics has developed the Local Space Imaging System (LSIS) to provide proximity detection for spacecraft. The LSIS sensor is a small, bolt-on unit that meets many of the requirements ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Defense
  9. A modified Local Space Imaging System (LSIS) for near-sun detection

    Amount: $698,254.00

    ABSTRACT: The LSIS system is a gimbaled MWIR or SWIR sensor designed to operate as an all-sky SSA sensor. The sensor is designed around the AIM-9X imager produced by Raytheon Missile Systems. Phase ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Defense
  10. Re-generable Field Emission Cathodes

    Amount: $124,752.00

    A significant challenge in scaling micro-propulsion devices up to 100s of Watts as well as scaling macro devices down to sub-kiloWatt level is the lack of a compatible neutralizer technology in the me ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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