Press Releases

May 25, 2020

Radioactive Anomaly Detection and Identification Algorithm Suite (RADIAS) for Enhanced Radiological Search

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to develop an advanced machine learning (ML) algorithm to detect threat-based anomalies in gamma-ray spectra in real-time.

May 15, 2020

Ultra-sensitive Singlet Oxygen Dosimeter for Skin Cancer Treatment and Prevention

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with Dartmouth College and Cleveland Clinic, has been awarded a research program by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a novel optical dosimetry technology and demonstrate its applications in two areas: real-time measurement of photosensitizer (PS) and singlet oxygen (O2) during photodynamic therapy (PDT), and non-invasive quantification of singlet O2 produced in skin under UV irradiation.

May 10, 2020

Snapshot Spectral Sensor for On-the-Move Detection of Surface Contaminants with a UAS

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Army to develop an advanced long wave infrared reflectance system based on a Quantum Cascade Laser Transmitter, Spatial Heterodyne Spectrometer and a compact, low cost, passive optical beam director mounted on a small Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).

May 10, 2020

Smart Predictive Tool for Detection of Lithium Ion Failure

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research contract from the US Air Force Research Lab to develop an algorithm that uses electro¬chemical data to identify defects in lithium-ion cells throughout their entire lifetime.

Apr 19, 2020

A Field Deployable Kit for Removal of Aromatic Hydrocarbon and Heavy Metal Contaminants from Firefighter Turnout Gear

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Army to develop a standardized firefighter field decontamination kit that includes a customized detergent.

Apr 03, 2020

Compact Gimbal LWIR HS-SHS

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Air Force Research lab to develop a 5” gimbal payload equipped with broadband thermal imaging (TI) and a compact interferometric based long wave infrared (LWIR) hyperspectral imaging (HSI) sensor for deployment on a common Launch Tube-deployed Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS).

Mar 30, 2020

Metasurface-Enhanced Absorption in a Type II Superlattice Detector

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with the University of Texas, Austin (UT), has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Army to develop a metasurface-enhanced type-II superlattice (T2SL) imaging detector that achieves significant absorption enhancement for midwave infrared wavelengths (MWIR, 3–5 μm) using an absorbing layer with average thickness that is sub-micron.

Mar 23, 2020

Advanced Machine Learning Algorithms for Geological Carbon Storage Verification

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), to develop advanced innovative data processing techniques for sensors that monitor the integrity of carbon dioxide sequestration sites and pipelines.

Mar 23, 2020

Agile Quantum Atomic Register of Individually-addressable Universal Memories (AQUARIUM)

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a quantum memory unit, a critical component in the implementation of a quantum network that will enable fundamentally secure communications and exponential scaling of computer power.

Mar 10, 2020

Low-Power Terahertz Optoelectronic Switch

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), to develop a low-power ultrafast photo-conductive optoelectronic switch.