Press Releases

Apr 18, 2022

Optical Quantum Network Time Frequency Multiplexer

Physical Sciences Inc (PSI), has been awarded a research program from the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop photonic chip-based time-to-frequency multiplexers to convert time-bin quantum information to frequency-division multiplexed signals within a single time-bin, effectively ‘stacking’ multiple time bins, that will be transmitted efficiently through fiber and demultiplexed using a complimentary chip.

Apr 14, 2022

Stabilized, Freeze Dried Bacteriophage for Use in Austere Environments

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with the University of Connecticut (UConn), has been awarded a research program from the US Army to develop a formulation and process for lyophilization, or freeze drying, of bacteriophages for improved stability to enable bacteriophage treatments in austere environments.

Apr 12, 2022

Elbit Systems of America Partners to Produce Next-generation Night Vision Through DARPA-funded Program

Elbit Systems of America has partnered with Physical Sciences Inc. and Stanford University to produce a next-generation night vision system for America’s Warfighters, offering more capability in a smaller and lighter package. The partnership was created to produce a solution for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that selected the group to participate in its Enhanced Night Vision in eyeglass form (ENVision) program. The team collaboration on DARPA’s ENVision program will run through October 2023.

Apr 01, 2022

Synchronous Parallel-Plate Non-Linear Transmission Line (SPP-NLTL)

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a program from the U.S. Navy to develop an extremely compact broadband HPM source that delivers MW-level power with broad frequency and pulse width tuning.

Mar 29, 2022

Optical Radiopurity Material Measurements

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), has been awarded a contract from the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a laser-based magneto-optical atomic polarization spectroscopy technique that is capable of quantifying Uranium-238 (U), Thorium-232 (Th), and Potassium (K) in clean materials – the dominant primordial isotopes contributing to a radiation background in underground rare-event nuclear physics experiments.

Mar 24, 2022

DARPA Kicks Off Program to Explore Space-Based Manufacturing

DARPA has selected eight teams to pioneer novel ways of designing and manufacturing large structures on orbit. Physical Sciences Inc. will develop continuous fabrication of regolith-derived, glass-ceramic mechanical structures for use in large-scale orbital applications.

DARPA Kicks Off Program to Explore Space-Based Manufacturing

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Mar 17, 2022

High Spatiotemporal Resolution Neural Recording System Using Active Sensing

Physical Sciences Inc (PSI), in collaboration Dartmouth College, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, has been awarded a research program from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop and demonstrate a novel fluorescence neural imaging technology that enables high-speed recording of membrane potentials from multiple neurons.

Mar 10, 2022

Network Fusion Radiation Analysis Tool

Physical Sciences Inc (PSI) has been awarded a contract from Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to develop the Network Fusion Radiation Analysis Tool (NFRAT) to address the need for an enhanced detection, localization and identification capability in support of sensitive site exploitation, perimeter monitoring and contamination avoidance operations.

Feb 24, 2022

Thermostabilize Coronavirus Vaccines: Formulation and Process Development and Rapid Scale-up Through Modeling and QbD Experimentation

Physical Sciences Inc (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the National Institute for Innovation Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) to demonstrate the development of a thermostabilized coronavirus surrogate mRNA vaccine. This program is in collaboration with the University of Connecticut (UConn), The University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML), and Merck & Co., Inc.

Jan 10, 2022

Compact Optical Fiber for Extreme Environments

Physical Sciences Inc has been awarded a research program from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to develop a Compact Optical Fiber for Extreme Environments (COFFEE) sensor to measure fast, transient magnetic fields generated in military system components due to nuclear weapons effects (NWE) such as Internal Electromagnetic Pulse (IEMP) and System Generated EMP (SGEMP).