Press Releases

Jun 26, 2017

PSI Awarded Research Programs from NASA

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded research programs from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The programs include:

Electrical Power from Thermal Energy Scavenging in High Temperature Environments. PSI and our university partner are developing a novel approach to scavenging heat from high intensity thermal environments encountered during space missions and converting this thermal power into electrical power at high efficiency.

Jun 15, 2017

Switchable Infrared Filter Enabled by Phase Change Materials

Physical Sciences Inc., (PSI), has been awarded a contract from The U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center to develop Switchable Metamaterial Infra-Red Filters (SMIRFs) based on novel phase change materials incorporated into dielectric metamaterials.

May 10, 2017

Conformal Coating of Fabric Process Scale-up

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson, to mature and transition the PSI fabric coating technology for production of ceramic composite components for aerospace and other applications.

May 01, 2017

Measurement of Retinal Nerves and Blood Vessels as Markers for Type I Diabetes

Under a program from the National Institutes of Health, Physical Sciences Inc (PSI) is developing a new non-invasive imaging techniques able to accurately quantify biomarkers for early detection, diagnosis, and quantification of complications in type 1 diabetes (T1D) such as diabetic retinopathy (DR).

Apr 20, 2017

Physical Sciences Leases 33,000 SF Office at 6 Riverside Drive in Andover, MA

The lease at 6 Riverside Drive represents continued expansion of Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) and its Tactical Robotics Division, manufacturer of the InstantEye® line of Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. PSI has its corporate headquarters at 20 New England Business Center, also in Andover.

Apr 11, 2017

Portable Optogenetics/Two-Photon Imaging Instrument for In Vivo Brain Study

Under a program from the National Institutes of Health, Physical Sciences Inc (PSI) and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) are developing an affordable optogenetics/ two-photon (2P) imaging instrument that will enable simultaneous manipulation and recording of neuronal activity.

Mar 27, 2017

Compact LWIR LIDAR for Aircraft Survivability

Under a program from the U.S. Army, Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) and Q-Peak Inc. are developing a compact, LWIR Lidar based on a state-of-the art LWIR laser transmitter to supplement aircraft survivability equipment.

Feb 28, 2017

PSI’s Ultracompact laser ceilometer for boundary layer and cloud height retrievals

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research contract from the Department of Energy to demonstrate the feasibility of a highly compact, automated, low power ceilometer to make retrievals of cloud base and boundary layer heights from remote unattended sites. The ceilometer is based on a fiber laser lidar design and packaged using state-of-the-art techniques for environmental stability.

Jan 24, 2017

PSI Receives 2016 Tibbetts Award

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) was recently presented with a 2016 Tibbetts Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) by Maria Contreras-Sweet, SBA Administrator and Mark Walsh, SBA Associate Administrator at a ceremony on the White House grounds in Washington, DC on January 10, 2017.

Nov 08, 2016

Hand-held minimally invasive optical probe for three-dimensional visualization of intraocular anatomy and morphology

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the US Army Medical Research to develop a novel stereo-endoscopy approach that can be used for intraocular surgical guidance.