Solid State Hypergolic Chemical Leak Detector

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: W9113M-07-C-0111
Agency Tracking Number: B063-039-0121
Amount: $99,149.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA06-039
Solicitation Number: 2006.3
Small Business Information
APPLIED NANOTECH, INC.
3006 Longhorn Blvd., Suite 107, Austin, TX, 78758
DUNS: 013475129
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 James Novak
 Scientist
 (512) 339-5020
 jnovak@appliednanotech.net
Business Contact
 Andrew Gatlin
Title: Project Contracts Administrator
Phone: (512) 339-5020
Email: agatlin@appliednanotech.net
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Applied Nanotech, Inc. (ANI) proposes to develop novel Gated Metal Oxide Sensor (GMOS™) technology into a device capable of sensing leaks of hypergolic fuel materials. GMOS™ is a robust solid state system that offers several advantages relative to convention metal oxide sensor technology including: lower power consumption (for long battery life), greater sensitivity and higher selectivity. The ANI leak detector will contain sensing elements for both fuel and oxidizer which will be developed and optimized in experimental work in the Phase I SBIR program. The sensors will be integrated into a breadboard prototype with control electronics and software and tested under simulated environmental conditions required for leak detector application to demonstrate a basic working model of a hypergolic fuel leak detector.

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