NASA SBIR SUCCESS STORY Marshall Space Flight Center
2005 Phase 3

WARP 75® Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Device

Quantum Devices, Inc.

Barneveld, WI
 

INNOVATION
  • The technology is a high-intensity LED unit intended for the treatment of chronic pain. This includes the temporary relief of minor muscle and joint pain, arthritis, muscle spasms and stiffness
  • The device is s 7.5 times larger, more powerful version (Fluence of 3.6 Watts) of the company’s WARP 10® product


WARP 75 (left) and WARP 10 (right)


ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • The device has been used in double-blind clinical trials at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Alabama in Birmingham for the treatment of oral mucositis in patients undergoing bone marrow transplants
  • Features include: High-intensity 5 Joules/cm2 dose in 88 seconds; timed circuit-controlled accuracy; certified wavelength and power output. Product remains cool to the touch and is easy to operate

COMMERCIALIZATION
  • WARP 75 is a registered trademark
  • Product is commercially available
  • Technology has become the industry standard for photobiomodulation (PBMT) research, photodynamic cancer therapy and agriculture research
GOVERNMENT/SCIENCE APPLICATIONS
  • Quantum’s HEALS (High-Emissivity Aluminuferous Light-Emitting Substrate) LEDS were first used for NASA to grow plants in space as part of the Astroculture Plant Growth Facility
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Curator: SBIR Support                  4/21/09