NASA Spinoff Database: Superconductors Enable Lower Cost MRI Systems

NASA Center: Glenn Research Center
Public Release Year: 2012
Reference Number: GRC-SO-197
Category: Health And Medicine
Origin: Fundamental Aeronautics Program

Hyper Tech Research, a Columbus, Ohio-based company, received funding from Glenn Research Center's SBIR program to investigate a magnesium diboride (MgB2) superconductor for future aircraft propulsion systems. The company advanced MgB2 to a point where it is now used in prototype MRI devices, has been able to add 16 employees, and has generated $3 million in revenue.

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Page Number in Published book: 46
Manufacturer: Hyper Tech Research

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