Program


Topics

New design, research, development for:

  • IR Instrumentation: Optical, Spectrometers, Gas and Flame Detection, Remote Temperature Measurement
  • IR Detectors and New Material Development
  • IR Sources: Lasers, LEDs, MEMS
  • IR Components: Filters, Optics, Mirrors, Fibers

Schedule

Program – October 29: Friend Center, Princeton University

8:30-9:00                                                              Coffee and Registration

9:00-9:10                                                              Opening Statement and Welcoming Remarks

 

Tuesday Morning                                                 Session Chair: Gerard Wysocki

9:10-9:35                                                               Fiber-Coupled QCL for Open-Path Sensing of

Ammonia

Prof. Mark Zondlo

Princeton University

9:35-9:50

Precision Frequency Comb Spectroscopy with a Cross-Dispersed Mid-Infrared Spectrograph

Michelle Bailey

NIST 

 

9:50-10:05                                                            IR based hydrocarbon composition analyzer –                               enabling Technology in the Clean Energy                                       Revolution

Vidi Saptari
MKS Instruments

 

10:05-10:30                                                          Q & A Session

Poster Presenters: Xuehui Guo and Jing Wang

 

10:30-10:45                                                          Interband Cascade Laser Frequency Combs

Lukasz Sterczewski

NASA Jet Propulsion Lab 

 

10:45-11:00                                                          Frequency Stabilization of a Quantum

Cascade Laser Dual-Comb Spectrometer

Cheyenne Teng

Princeton University

 

11:00-11:15                                                          Mid-Infrared LEDs push into the Long-Wave IR Spectrum for Environmental and Health Sensing

 Mark Miller

Terahertz Device Corporation

 

11:15-11:30                                                          Applications of Novel DFB-ICL and DFB-QCL

Packages to Industrial Gas Sensing

Michael 'Mickey' Frish

Physical Sciences Inc.

 

 

11:30-11:55                                                          Q & A Session

Poster Presenters: Jie Liu and Daniel Moore

 

 

11:55-12:00                                                           Group Photo

 

 

12:00-1:00                                                              Lunch

 

 

Tuesday Afternoon                                                Session Chair: Terry Marta

 

1:00-1:25                                                               Infrared optoelectronics Based on Optical

Metasurfaces: Ultrafast Modulation and Polarimetric Detection 

Prof. Yu Yao

Arizona State University

 

1:25-1:40                                                               MWIR detectors and FPAs with Very Low Dark                                                                                               Current Density

Alexander Soibel

NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, CalTech

 

1:40-1:55                                                              High Operating Temperature InAs/GaSb Type-II                                                                                               Superlattice Detectors

Andreas Woerl

Fraunhofer - IAF Germany

 

1:55-2:20                                                              Q & A Session

Poster Presenters: Michael Soskind

and Vasilios Deligiannaki

 

2:20-2:45                                                              Chalcogenide Materials for mid-IR Devices:  Processing and Characterization

Prof. Craig Arnold

                                                                                              Princeton University

 

2:45-3:00                                                              QCL-based Spectrometer for Liquid Analysis in Industrial Applications

Bob Shine

Daylight Solutions

              

               3:00-3:15                                                            Infrared Radiation Thermometer for                                                                                                                  Combustion Gas Temperature Measurement

William 'Bud' Foran

Heitronics Infrared Systems

 

 

 

3:15-3:40                                                              Q & A Session

Poster Presenters: Jannatt Rosna and

Paris Blaisdell Pijuan

 

               3:40-3:55                                                            Roughness Limits for TIS/RMS Measurements

                                                                                             John Stover

The Scatter Works

 

4:00-4:15                                                               Sensitivity Analysis of Infrared Bidirectional

Reflectance Distribution Function     

Measurements using Different Detector   

Chet Szwejkowski

Surface Optics Corporation

 

4:20-4:35                                                              IR Performance of Retroreflective Materials in Maritime Search and Rescue

Prof. Jane Hodgkinson

Cranfield University UK

 

 

4:45-5:45                                                               Lab Tour: PRISM Cleanroom and Imaging and Analysis Center

 

6:00-9:00                                                               Networking Dinner at Triumph Brewing Company

 

                                                                       

               Wednesday Morning                                         Session Chair: Yu Yao

 

 

               8:30-9:00                                                             Coffee

 

            9:00-9:05                                                                Welcome Back and Reminders

 

9:05-9:30                                                               Development of a Prism-based Broadband Optical Cavity (400-1600nm) for High Sensitivity Cavity Enhanced Absorption Spectroscopy

Prof. Weidong Chen

Littoral Cote d’Opale University France

 

9:30-9:45                                                              GaAs/AlGaAs-Based Monocrystalline Interference Coatings for Low-Loss Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy Mirrors at 4.5um

Garrett Cole

Crystalline Mirror Solutions

 

9:45-10:00                                                           Tandem Interferometric Real-time Monitoring of 3D Laser Metal Additive Manufacturing

Dominic Murphy

IAM SENSTECH

 

10:00-10:15                                                          Experimental challenges for deriving the optical constants for solid materials in the infrared

Tanya Myers

PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) 

              

10:15-10:40                                                          Q & A Session

Poster Presenters: Da Pan and James Maslar

              

10:40-11:05                                                          Resonant Cavity Infrared Detectors for Mid-wave Infrared Spectroscopy

Jerry Meyer

NRL (Naval Research Lab)

              

11:05-11:20                                                          Broadband Characterization and Modeling of Infrared Photodetectors Mounted in TO-8 Package

Mateusz Zbik

VIGO System S.A.

              

11:20-11:35                                                          Heteroepitaxial Integration of Mid-Infrared Light Emitting Diodes and Photodetectors onto Silicon

Prof. Peter Carrington

Lancaster University UK

 

11:35-11:50                                                          Mid-IR MEMS Thermal Emitter Development and Test Results

Davorin Babic

Laser Components Detector Group

 

11:50-12:15                                                          Q & A Session

Poster Presenters: Nathan Li and Patrick Link

              

               12:15-1:00                                                          Lunch

 

 

Wednesday Afternoon                                       Session Chair: Nicholas Croglio

 

1:00-1:15                                                              Leveraging Surface Polaritons for Infrared Light Sources

Thomas Folland

Vanderbilt University

 

1:15-1:30                                                              3-4 micron VCSELs and DFB ICLs for Gas Spectroscopy

Kevin Lascola
Thorlabs

             

           

1:30-1:55                                                              Photonic Integrated Circuits for Trace Gas                                                                                                        Spectroscopy

                                                                                             Eric J. Zhang

                                                                                             IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

 

 

1:55-2:10                                                               Mid-Infrared Integrated Photonic Circuits for Non-Destructive and Real-Time Chemical Analysis

                                                                                              Prof. Pao-Tai Lin

                                                                                             Texas A&M University

              

2:10-2:35                                                               Q & A Session

 

              

2:35-2:50                                                               Production III-V Epitaxy for IR Applications

Amy Liu

IQE

 

2:55-3:05                                                              Infrared U.S. and International Market Trends and Growth from a Detector and Laser Manufacturers Perspective

Matt Robinson

Laser Components USA, Inc.

 

3:05-3:15                                                              MIRTHE+  Closing Remarks and Student Awards presented by Shankar Baliga                                    

 

 


Monday, October 28


5:30-7:00 pm    Meet and Greet Cocktail Reception


Tuesday, October 29


8:30 am    Registration 

 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm    WORKshop, Friend Center, Princeton University Campus

 

5:00 - 6:00 pm    Tour of MIRTHE+ labs 

 

6:00 pm    Drinks and Dinner, Triumph Brewing Company, Princeton 


Wednesday, October 30


9:00 am  - 4:00 pm    WORKshop, Friend Center, Princeton University Campus

 

4:00 - 5:00 pm    Tour of MIRTHE+ labs

 


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