Dynasil Subsidiary RMD Receives $3.8M in Government Grants
NEWTON, Mass., May 12, 2016 — RMD Inc., a contract research subsidiary of optical solution developer Dynasil Corp. of America, has received six grants totaling $3.8 million from NASA, the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the Department of Energy (DOE).
The funding will be used to develop advanced radiation detectors for NASA’s space exploration missions, biotechnology for NIH and radiation detection materials for DOE’s scientific research programs.
"The research projects RMD is undertaking through these programs exemplify some of the world's most demanding medical and scientific research needs," said Kanai Shah, president of RMD. "These grants capitalize on our technical and scientific capability in the development of scintillation materials and instrumentation.”
Dynasil develops and manufactures optics and photonics products, optical detection and analysis technology, and components for the homeland security, medical and industrial markets.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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