Press Releases

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.

Oct 31, 2016

Optical Biosensor for Real-Time Assessment of Tumor Cellularity During Core Needle Biopsy Procedures

PSI has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research contract by the – National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, to develop and translate to clinical use a novel technology that will help interventional radiologists improve the success rate of core needle biopsy procedures.

Oct 20, 2016

PSI’s Bio-MAV Development

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a contract from the US Army RDECOM to develop an unmanned aircraft system based bioaerosol detection capability that is cued to a region of interest using non-specific, persistent and wide area thermal imagers commonly deployed for surveillance.

Oct 12, 2016

Compressive Sensing Flash IR 3D Imager

Physical Sciences Inc., (PSI), has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Research Office to develop a compact infrared flash 3D imaging sensor employing compressive sensing (CS).

Aug 25, 2016

High Performance Airborne Laser Scanner for Routine Mapping of Terrain from UAS’s

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research contract from the Department of Energy to develop a compact airborne sensor payload for unmanned aircraft that will be an economical mapping solution for geospatial mapping of topography around critical infrastructure.

Aug 12, 2016

Defect Detection in Narrow Bore Components With Quantum Dot Liquid Penetrants

Physical Sciences Inc., (PSI) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army to develop a liquid penetrant system based on colloidal QDs and a high resolution dual-channel fiberscope to enable nondestructive examination of micron sized cracks in the bore evacuator holes of gun tubes.