NewTek

13537 Scottish Autumn Lane
Darnestown, MD 20878

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 4
Total Value of Awards $375K
First Award Date 01/01/95
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/01

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Lindgren Eric A. Lindgren PhD 1
Cheng Dr. Y T Cheng 1
Cheng Yu-Tarng Cheng 2

4 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Commerce
Topic: 2001
Budget: 01/01/01 - 12/31/01

More than 20 years after the advent of balloon angioplasty restenosis remains a major health risk and cost burden. Success in animal trials and treatments in other non-malignant lesions using radiotherapy has established a new branch of medical science, intravascular brachytherapy (IVB) in treating restenosis. In just over 6 years since the ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Commerce
Topic: 1997
Budget: 01/01/97 - 12/31/97

The storage photostimulable phosphor (SPP) technique has been demonstrated to be sensitive to ionization radiation. It is especially suited for detecting alpha particles since the efficiency is practically 100%. In addition to being able to quantify total ionization deposited in a SPP sensor, it also captures the radiation source distribution in...

Phase 1 SBIR

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

Recent catastrophic failures of Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) aluminum gas cylinders and similar air tanks have generated the need for a highly reliable, low cost inspection method to insure the integrity of these tanks. The failures of these tanks have been the result of crack formation in the neck and shoulder area. T...

Phase 2 SBIR

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

A NOVEL PHOTOSTIMULABLE PHOSPHOR IMAGING TECHNIQUE IS PROPOSED TO REPLACE BULKY COUNTING SYSTEMS CURRENTLY USED IN NEUTRON DIFFRACTION AND SCATTERING INVESTIGATIONS. THE SIZE AND SHAPE OF THE PROPOSED DETECTOR CAN BE VARIED TO MAKE IT POSSIBLE TO MOVE THE DETECTION SYSTEM CLOSER TO THE SCATTERING SAMPLE, THEREBY INCREASING THE NEUTRONS AVAILABLE...