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A fast pulse, portable fast neutron source for special nuclear materials…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Homeland Security
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
83581
Program Year/Program:
2008 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
721001
Solicitation Year:
2007
Solicitation Topic Code:
H-SB07.2-007
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation
3077 Teagarden St. San Leandro, CA 94577-5720
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2008
Title: A fast pulse, portable fast neutron source for special nuclear materials detection
Agency: DHS
Contract: HSHQDC-08-C-00168
Award Amount: $500,000.00
 

Abstract:

Alameda Applied Sciences Corp proposes to develop a fast pulse, portable, fast neutron source to detect SNM in the field. Our source offers a less than 100ns neutron pulse with a repetition rate up to 100Hz. The goal is to develop a source with 1000hrs of continuous operation at greater than 1E8 n/s. The Phase II program will develop and validate a prototype for SNM detection. The commercial goal is to develop a replacement to existing neutron tube sources for applications that benefit from a fast neutron pulse.

Principal Investigator:

Brian L. Bures
5104834156
bures@aasc.net

Business Contact:

Mahadevan Krishnan
President
5104834156
krishnan@aasc.net
Small Business Information at Submission:

Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation
626 Whitney St San Leandro, CA 94577

EIN/Tax ID: 943201700
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No