Merril Corporation of Utah, dba MSI Photogenics

P.O. Box 511283
Salt Lake City, UT 84151

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 6
Total Value of Awards $946K
First Award Date 01/01/85
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/09

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Czirr John B. Czirr 2 Message
Merrill David B. Merrill 5 Message
Czirr Dr. J. Bart Czirr 3

6 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 09-2
Budget: 01/01/09 - 12/31/09

Analysis of Phase I test data demonstrates that the Photogenics Spectroscopic Dosimeter will detect neutron energies from 0.8 up to 600 MeV. The detector efficiencies in the energy region of interest to NASA of 0.5 to 150 MeV were predicted by MCNP-X models. These models were partially confirmed by the tests at the EAL and LANSCE, with a high c...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 08-1
Budget: 01/01/08 - 12/31/08

MSI Photogenics has combined two new technologies for neutron detection into a system that has the potential to offer enhanced neutron spectroscopy for several NASA programs. The detector utilizes lithium gadolinium borate, a new scintillator offering a number of performance improvements over existing materials, and capture-gated signal analysis...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 1995
Budget: 01/01/95 - 12/31/95

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 1995
Budget: 01/01/95 - 12/31/95

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 1990
Budget: 01/01/90 - 12/31/90
PI: Unavailable

THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES A TECHNOLOGY WHICH WILL ELIMINATE A MAJOR SOURCE OF ERRONEOUS DATA FROM ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND COMMONLY USED DOWNHOLE LOGGING TOOLS--THE 14 MEV PULSED NEUTRON SOURCE. BASED ON AN INNOVATIVE NEUTRON DETECTOR CONCEPT, THIS TECHNOLOGY WOULD ALLOW FOR THE NORMALIZING OF DATA DERIVED FROM PULSED NEUTRON SOURCES BY MEASU...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 1985
Budget: 01/01/85 - 12/31/85

THE USE OF INORGANIC SCINTILLATORS AS TARGET MATERIALS AND DETECTORS FOR (N,CX) OR (N,P) REACTIONS WILL BE INVESTIGATED. THESE MATERIALS WILL BE USED AS THE BASIS FOR A NEW CLASS OF NEUTRON SPECTROMETERS FOR THE 1-TO 14-MEV ENERGY RANGE. THESE NEW DETECTORS ARE INTENDED AS REPLACEMENTS FOR THE HE-3 PROPORTIONAL COUNTERS AND ORGANIC SCINTILLATORS...