Press Releases

Nov 11, 2020

A Microwave Measurement Facility for Dispersed RF Chaff Materials

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a program from the U.S. Army to develop the design of a prototype microwave measurement facility for dispersed radio frequency (RF) chaff materials.

Nov 02, 2020

Howitzer Ammunition Retrieval and Preparation System (HARPS)

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Army to provide an autonomous ammunition preparation system for integration into any U.S. howitzer.

Oct 18, 2020

Phased-Array Ultrasound for Real-Time Nose Cone Recession Monitoring

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Navy – Naval Air Warfare Center to develop a non-intrusive recession rate monitoring system that will be operational in flight test environments.

Oct 15, 2020

Integrated microplasmas for rapidly-tunable microwave switches and antennas

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Navy – Naval Air Warfare Center to design and develop plasma-tunable switches and antennas, all fabricated directly on conventional microwave substrates.

Oct 06, 2020

Transversely Tensioned Belt Drive (TTBD)

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Navy to develop a Buoyant Cable Antenna (BCA) transfer mechanism and stowage reel that can deploy and retract larger diameter BCAs while still fitting in the existing system’s footprint.

Sep 29, 2020

Multi-Path Extinction Detector for Chemical ID and Quantification

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the U.S. Army to develop a novel multi-path extinction detector (M-PED) for the identification and quantification of aerosol and vapor phase chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial chemicals.

Sep 22, 2020

Endoscopic “Multifunctional” Optical Coherence Tomography for Airway Tissue Injury Management

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), in collaboration with the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has been awarded a research program from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a novel Endoscopic “Multifunctional” Optical Coherence Tomography instrument for airway tissue injury management that will provide clinicians with real-time feedback regarding the morphological and functional changes of the injured tissue.

Sep 14, 2020

Doppler-compensated Integrated Photonic Time-bin Entanglement Transceiver

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a research program from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop a Doppler-compensated Integrated Photonic Time-bin Entanglement Transceiver using a photonic integrated circuit platform. This transceiver will become a standardized component that will facilitate the exploration of quantum-entanglement applications both terrestrially and for space-based missions.

Sep 10, 2020

Intelligent Sensor Systems for Rocket Propulsion Testing

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a contract from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop a smart sensor module (SSM) to enable wireless sensing capabilities in liquid propulsion systems.

Sep 10, 2020

Adaptive Venturi for Surge Pressure Mitigation

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) has been awarded a contract from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop a unique venturi for propellant feed systems that uses a passively controlled throat area to adjust flow rate.