Press Releases

Aug 24, 2022

Reclaimed Coal Ash as Low-Cost TES Material

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a program from the Department of Energy (DOE) to investigate utilizing reclaimed coal ash from landfills to provide low-cost, high-performance thermal energy storage to help ensure future U.S energy security.

Aug 23, 2022

On-Demand ASCENT Production System

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop and optimize a pilot scale system for on-demand production of ASCENT monopropellant.

Aug 18, 2022

Lake Erie Algae Biochar Agricultural Application

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a program from the Department of Energy to demonstrate an economically viable process to produce low-cost biochar for soil amendment applications and reduce the damage to Lake Erie and surrounding communities due to algal blooms.

Aug 03, 2022

Safe, High Performance Cell Design via an Integrated Separator-Electrode-Electrolyte Composite Architecture

Imperia Batteries, a division of Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), has been awarded a program from the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to develop an integrated separator-electrode-electrolyte composite architecture incorporating conductive electrolyte components in a polymer-ceramic composite separator that is directly applied to electrodes, simultaneously improving energy density and safety.

Aug 03, 2022

Meta Optic MWIR Hostile Fire Sensor for Group 1 UAV

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center to develop a metasurface optic, midwave infrared hostile fire indicator (MO-MWIR-HFI) featuring on-board, real-time detection and geolocation via spatial localization in concert with a novel, 1- dimensional convolutional neural network automated target recognition (ATR) algorithm.

Aug 01, 2022

Radar for Accelerated Breaching of Concrete Structures

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with the University of Texas, has been awarded a program from the U.S. Army to develop a Radar for Non-Destructive Characterization of Concrete Structures.

Jul 29, 2022

Compact Magnet Alternator with Integrated Liquid-cooling (CMAIL)

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with Aveox, has been awarded a program from the U.S. Navy to develop a Compact Magnet Alternator with Integrated Liquid-cooling (CMAIL).

Jul 26, 2022

Broadband Metalens Arrays for Efficient Coupling into Photonic Imaging Devices

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Navy to develop Coupling-Optimized metalenses for Broadband Imaging (COMBI) for efficient optical coupling into photonic integrated circuits.

Jul 18, 2022

PSI's Water Vapor Hygrometer

PSI’s water vapor hygrometer was recently demonstrated on a ScanEagle UAS. See the short video below for more details:

Jul 07, 2022

Advanced Drone-video Overlay Using Machine-learning (ADOM)

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Army to develop algorithms to overlay Geographic Information System (GIS) and target tracking data on the visible and infrared full-motion video stream from the MQ-1C Gray Eagle.