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[30 Jun 2016]

Stellarray announced today that it has begun a project for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop a radiographic medical imaging system that can be carried into space and used on future orbital, planetary and asteroid missions. The project, a six-month Phase I effort under NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, will produce designs and prove out unique hardware components for a Multi-purpose X-ray Source and System (MPXS) that can be used not only for traditional 2D x-ray imaging but also for digital tomosynthesis and …

[21 Jan 2016]

Austin, TX
Stellarray announced today that it has been issued U.S. Patent number 9,242,019, for a “UV Pipe”, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.   The inventor is Mark Eaton and all rights are assigned to Stellarray, Incorporated.   In one version, this invention uses ultraviolet-emitting phosphors coated on the outside of a quartz or glass pipe to emit uniform, concentrated light to whatever is flowing inside.   The phosphors, which can be UV-C emitting phosphors for sterilization purposes, are activated by current from a cathode array disposed on the inner surface of …

[20 Jan 2016]

November 6, 2015
Stellarray is pleased to announce that the company’s “Smart X-ray Source” has won first place in the medical category in the 2015 Create the Future design contest, as judged by a panel of 60 leading scientists and engineers.  The contest was organized by NASA/Tech Briefs magazine and sponsored by COMSOL, Mouser Electronics, Analog Devices and Intel.   Over 1,100 inventions were submitted this year in six categories, with about 100 in the medical category, by government laboratories, universities, businesses and individuals from around the world.  Mark Eaton, President and …

[19 Jan 2016]

Stellarray announced today that it has been issued U.S. Patent number 9,242,019, for the “UV Pipe”, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.   The inventor is Mark Eaton and all rights are assigned to Stellarray, Incorporated.   In its first embodiment, this invention uses ultraviolet-emitting phosphors coated on the outside of a quartz or glass pipe to emit uniform, concentrated light to whatever is flowing inside.   The phosphors, which can be UV-C emitting phosphors for sterilization purposes, are activated by current from a cathode array disposed on the inner surface of …

[22 Jul 2015]

Stellarray, Inc., an Austin developer of novel x-ray sources, announced today that it has been awarded a $1.15 Mn grant by the Department of Energy to develop and bring to market a new generation of irradiators that will increase productivity in radiobiology research while helping to solve an important national security problem.   Cell, tissue and other biological subjects are irradiated now in a diverse range of research fields, including cancer development and therapy, immunology, DNA damage and repair, drug development and genetics.   Many of the irradiators, however, use radioactive cesium …

[13 Mar 2014]

Stellarray, Inc., an Austin developer of novel x-ray sources, announced today it has been awarded a $1.1 Mn grant by the Department of Energy to develop and bring to market a new generation of irradiators to ensure the safety of blood transfusions.  Stellarray’s Self-Contained Blood Irradiator (SCBI) will provide blood banks, hospitals, oncology centers and other blood transfusion practices a reliable alternative to the radioactive isotope irradiators now used to inactivate leukocytes for the prevention of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD).  These irradiators use cesium 137, which has been identified as a …

[3 Mar 2014]

Stellarray is proud to announce that we have received the City of Austin’s award for “Excellence in Pretreatment” for our water quality management program.  Stellarray uses small amounts of industrial water in making our cold cathode devices and x-ray panels.   Dr. Leif Fredin, Stellarray’s Director of Microfabrication, has implemented water treatment processes to ensure that nothing harmful to the environment is discharged from our facility.   Dr. Fredin accepted the award for the company in a ceremony at the Austin Water Utility on February 26.   Stellarray was one of 22 facilities …