Use of X-ray Backscatter Imaging to Screen General Aviation Aircraft

Award Information
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Branch: N/A
Contract: N10PC20005
Agency Tracking Number: 0921026
Amount: $99,837.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
American Science and Engineering, Inc.
829 Middlesex Turnpike, Billerica, MA, 01821
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jeffrey Schubert
 Dr.
 (978) 262-8615
 jschubert@as-e.com
Business Contact
 William McManus
Phone: (978) 262-8613
Email: wmcmanus@as-e.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This program will evaluate the effectiveness and application of an appropriately-configured X-ray Backscatter imager to the screening of general aviation aircraft. It builds on work already in progress at AS&E to miniaturize and improve the resolution of single-sided Xray Backscatter systems.

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