Press Releases

Jun 14, 2021

Scalable Aiming Device for Explosive Ordnance Disposal

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), has received a contract award from the Naval Air Warfare Center to develop and demonstrate a low cost, accurate, and single-use aiming device for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) disrupters.

Jun 07, 2021

Quantum-memory Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (QWDM)

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a contract from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop integrated optical frequency shifters to enable Quantum-memory Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (QWDM).

Jun 01, 2021

Pilot Scale Extraction, Separation, and Refinement of Critical Minerals from Domestic Ponded Coal Ash Resources

PSI-lead Team Selected by the DoD Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment Office To Demonstrate Pilot Scale Extraction, Separation, and Refinement of Critical Minerals from Domestic Ponded Coal Ash Resources

May 21, 2021

Dr. Robert F. Weiss 10 March 1937 – 06 May 2021

It is with great sadness we report the passing of Bob Weiss, who died suddenly on May 6. Bob was an inspirational leader who founded Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) in 1973. He created the approach and basic model that has led to our decades of growth – based on technical excellence, clear communication, and a focus on seeing our advances benefit our nation and the world. From the outset, he realized that people were the essential element that enabled a great and enduring company.

May 20, 2021

Fail-safe Cold Cathode Ionizer

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop a fail-safe field emission-based cold cathode ionizer for use in space-based instrumentation.

NASA has expressed a need for advanced neutral particle ionizers to enable the next-generation of neutral particle detectors such as mass spectrometers for the study of Earth-Sun interactions and planetary atmospheres.

May 15, 2021

Interferometric Reflectance Imaging Sensor for Rapid Multiplexed Biothreat Detection

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with Boston University, has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to develop a compact and fieldable diagnostic sensor for the rapid multiplexed detection and identification of biological threats.

May 09, 2021

Negative Electron Affinity Vacuum Microelectronics

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to develop vacuum channel-based microelectronic analogues of the classic vacuum diodes and triodes, as well as novel single element logic gates.

May 04, 2021

Thermochromic Coatings for Emissivity Modulation

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a multi¬layer emissivity control coating (MECC) for active and passive control of radiative properties.

Apr 26, 2021

Optimized Pre-preg System for Affordable CMCs

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a program from the U.S. Air Force to demonstrate compatibility of high strength fibers with the PSI’s ceramic matrix composites (CMC) fabrication process.

Apr 05, 2021

PSI Supports Essential Industrial Base

Physical Sciences Inc. develops and demonstrates key technologies and products for our nation’s defense, homeland security, and health industry. During this period of uncertainty, conforming with federal and state guidelines, Physical Sciences Inc. and its subsidiaries will be operating without interruption. Our company remains open, dedicated and responsive to our customers, helping protect our country and its citizens. We will continue to provide our technologies, products and services while placing great importance on the health and safety of our employee/owners at all locations.