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

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Homeland Security
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$99,837.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N10PC20005
Agency Tracking Number:
0921026
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
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Schubert
Dr.
(978) 262-8615
jschubert@as-e.com
Business Contact:
William McManus
(978) 262-8613
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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