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Phoenix Nuclear Labs Makes First Commercial Neutron Generator Sale & Closes Financing Round

February 25th, 2014 | Filed under: Press Release

Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that it has signed a contract with Ultra Electronics’ Nuclear Control Systems business to supply a thermal neutron generation system to their U.K. facility in late 2014. Ultra Electronics is a leading British defense, security, transport, and energy company with strong ties to nuclear power generation.

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Phoenix Nuclear Labs Meets Neutron Production Milestone

May 1st, 2013 | Filed under: Press Release

Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that it reached a major technical milestone by successfully producing 3×1011 neutrons per second with the deuterium-deuterium fusion reaction. Meeting this milestone was a major step in validating PNL’s gas target neutron generator as the technology that will drive the subcritical assemblies under development by SHINE Medical Technologies (SHINE) for the production of the medical isotope molybdenum-99 (Mo-99).

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Phoenix Nuclear Labs Awarded Phase I SBIR Contract with the Air Force

April 22nd, 2013 | Filed under: Press Release

Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that it has been awarded a Phase I SBIR contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to design a neutron diffraction test platform for bulk residual stress analysis of aircraft components.

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Phoenix Nuclear Labs Neutron Radiography System Installed at US Army Picatinny Arsenal

February 1st, 2013 | Filed under: Press Release

Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that it has successfully installed its first neutron generator for neutron radiography in the Radiography Laboratory at the US Army Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey. This achievement is the result of several years of development at PNL funded by the Department of Defense.

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Phoenix Nuclear Labs Awarded Phase I SBIR Contract from the DoE

January 11th, 2013 | Filed under: Press Release

Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that it was awarded a Phase I SBIR contract from the Department of Energy to develop a high current, DC, long lifetime negative hydrogen ion source. The contract duration is 6 months and totals $150,000.

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First Neutron Radiographs Acquired at Phoenix Nuclear Labs

November 5th, 2012 | Filed under: Press Release

Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that it has successfully acquired neutron radiographic images using its prototype high flux neutron generator. Three images were obtained of several different kinds of ammunition. The images were acquired in the PNL laboratory and shipped to the Radiography Laboratory at the Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey where they were processed and analyzed by US Army radiography specialists.

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Phoenix Nuclear Labs Lands 2 Army Contracts

October 23rd, 2012 | Filed under: News

PNL has received two contracts with the Army, totaling nearly $1 million. An $879,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant will help Phoenix develop and build a high flux neutron generator to detect improvised explosive devices.

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Phoenix Nuclear Labs Awarded $979,000 in US Army Contracts

October 22nd, 2012 | Filed under: Press Release

Phoenix Nuclear Labs announced today that it has been awarded two contracts with the US Army for new applications of its platform technology. Phoenix Nuclear Labs was awarded an $879,000 SBIR Phase II Enhancement grant to design and build a high flux neutron generator for mobile detection of improvised explosive devices (IED’s).

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