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December 6th, 2005

Spire to Develop Terahertz Imager for Hidden Weapons

Spire Corporation (Nasdaq: SPIR) has been awarded a $750,000 Phase II Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) project from the Department of Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) to develop a terahertz-based standoff detection imager that emits terahertz "light" and then detects the signal reflected from individuals or objects, imaging hidden weapons or explosives that they might be carrying.


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