Automated, Rapid Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) of Large Scale Composite Structures

Period of Performance: 09/23/2009 - 03/23/2010


Phase 1 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Sheet Dynamics, Limited
1775 Mentor Avenue, Suite 302
Cincinnati, OH 45212
Principal Investigator


SDL is proposing a system which can scan a large componsite structure quickly and accurately using a multi-resolution, 3D laser vibrometry scanning technique to conduct nonlinear spectroscopy based defect detection. The approach is non-contact removing the need for any couplant or coating removal.