Picometrix Receives Development ContractPicometrix
, a subsidiary of Advanced Photonix Inc.
of Ann Arbor, Mich., has received a follow-on $600,000 Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer government contract from NASA to further develop a CT terahertz scanner accessory for single-sided inspection of spacecraft and launch vehicle composite structures. The award encourages small businesses to partner with nonprofit research institutions to develop technologies for commercialization. For this contract, Picometrix is partnering with the University of Michigan’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department to develop a prototype for NASA over 24 months.