Press Releases

Oct 05, 2022

Ultra-high speed AO-OCT clinical system to image ganglion cells and microglia

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with Massachusetts Eye and Ear (MEE), and Joslin Diabetes Center (JDC), has been awarded a research program from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a clinical tool able to routinely image retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) and to characterize microglia spatial distribution and temporal dynamics in live human eyes using a label-free adaptive optics (AO) imaging approach for improved diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy (DR).

Oct 03, 2022

High Energy Density Resin Systems for Additive Manufacturing of Explosive and Propellant Formulations

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with a university, has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Army to create high energy density prepolymers, plasticizers, and curatives that enable Additive Manufacturing (AM) practices that are scalable.

Sep 30, 2022

Low-cost Integrated Blast Acquisition Test Surrogate

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with Wayne State University (WSU), has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Army to develop a low cost blast surrogate testing device that can be used to evaluate next generation personal protective equipment (PPE).

Sep 26, 2022

Thin-Absorber AlInAsSb APDs for low-noise and low-voltage e-SWIR photodetection

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with a University of Texas, Austin, has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Army to develop thin-absorber avalanche photodiodes based on digital alloys of AlInAsSb for high-performance photodetection.

Sep 23, 2022

Recycling Fast-Response Atom Interferometer for Navigation (ReFRAIN)

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a contract from the Office of the Secretary of Defense to develop an atom interferometer accelerometer specially designed to improve inertial navigation systems on dynamic Department of Defense platforms such as aircraft, ships, and spacecraft. This technology addresses a key vulnerability in modern navigation technology, maintaining global position information despite the denial or disruption of GPS signals, by enabling improved inertial measurement performance.

Sep 20, 2022

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a Phase 1 STTR under the SpaceWERX Orbital Prime Program

Physical Sciences Inc (PSI) announces it has been selected by SpaceWERX for a STTR Phase I to investigate how its enhanced electrodynamic tethers for high altitude deorbit operations might enable In-space Service Assembly and Manufacturing (ISAM) capabilities being explored by the Department of the Air Force (DAF) and United States Space Force (USSF) through the Orbital Prime program.

Sep 09, 2022

Smart Sensor for Guiding Safe Delivery of Anesthetic and Pain Drugs Through Epidurals

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to work in collaboration with anesthesiologists from Beth Israel Deaconess (BID) Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and develop a novel approach for guiding safer delivery of pain and/or anesthetic drugs during epidural procedures (EPs).

Sep 07, 2022

Ultra-compact Fractal Heat Exchangers for SMR

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a program from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to design and build a conformal heat exchanger for installation in spaces of opportunity within a small modular reactor. The heat exchanger will demonstrate specific power and power density substantially better than the state-of-the-art.

Aug 29, 2022

Continuous Manufacturing Processing of Microporous Materials

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a program from the Department of Energy to develop an innovative and commercially viable approach for producing metal-organic frameworks via a continuous, energy-efficient process enabled by emergent green reaction technologies.

Aug 29, 2022

Ultra High Temperature Composite Materials for High Speed Missile Fin and Control Surfaces

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a program from the Naval Air Warfare Center to develop, model, and manufacture a new missile fin design to incorporate Ultra High Temperature (UHT) Ceramic Matrix Composite (CMC) materials and an oxide-based heat transfer medium.