Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
20 - 24 April 2015
Conference 9451
Infrared Technology and Applications XLI
Monday - Thursday 20 - 23 April 2015
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BEST PAPER AWARDS: The Conference Chairs and Program Committee would like to recognize pioneers in the field with a Best Paper Award. Two candidates will be selected: one winner for the Best Paper Award ($1,000 USD) and a Runner-up ($500 USD). This award is open to all authors who present in this conference. Please see the Best Paper Awards page for complete award eligibility requirements.
Monday 20 April Show All Abstracts
Opening Remarks
Monday 20 April 2015
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM

Gabor F. Fulop, Maxtech International, Inc. (United States)
Session 1:
NIR / SWIR FPAs and Applications
Monday 20 April 2015
8:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Improved sensitivity performance of SWIR imager in a multispectral VIS/SWIR zoom camera for long-range surveillance tasks
Paper 9451-1
Author(s): Martin Huebner, Bertram Achtner, Michael Kraus, Mario O. Muenzberg, Airbus DS Optronics GmbH (Germany)
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Smart onboard image enhancement algorithms for SWIR day and night vision camera
Paper 9451-2
Author(s): Jo Das, Koen Vanhoof, Guy Gielis, Benedict Gouverneur, Pieter D. Deroo, Xenics NV (Belgium); Raf L. P. Vandersmissen, sInfraRed Pte. Ltd. (Singapore); Jan P. Vermeiren, Xenics NV (Belgium); Patrick J. Merken, Xenics NV (Belgium), Royal Military Academy (Belgium)
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Low-cost SWIR imaging: demonstration of a colloidal quantum dot focal plane array
Paper 9451-3
Author(s): Ethan J. D. Klem, Christopher W. Gregory, Dorota S. Temple, Jay S. Lewis, RTI International (United States)
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InGaAs focal plane array developments and perspectives
Paper 9451-4
Author(s): Anne Rouvié, Jérôme Coussement, Odile Huet, Jean-Patrick Truffer, Maxime Pozzi, El-Houcine Oubensaid, Sébastien Hamard, Vincent Chaffraix, Eric M. Costard, SOFRADIR (France)
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Low light level CMOS sensor for night vision camera
Paper 9451-5
Author(s): Ran Ginat, Ofer Nesher, Elbit Systems Ltd (Israel)
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IR CMOS: the digital nightvision solution to sub-1 mLux imaging
Paper 9451-6
Author(s): Martin U. Pralle, James E. Carey, Chris J. Vineis, SiOnyx Inc. (United States)
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Session 2:
Infrared in the Service of the Navy I
Monday 20 April 2015
10:40 AM - 11:50 AM
Design of IR omni-directional optical system for night vision and surveillance of defence and safety (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-7
Author(s): Jae Heung Jo, Hannam Univ. (Korea, Republic of); Jae Myung Ryu, Kumoh National Institute of Technology (Korea, Republic of); Jong-goo Kang, Hannam Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
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Semi-scanning single sensor omni-directional observation system (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-8
Author(s): Yan Itovich, Dan V. Regelman, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. (Israel)
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Considerations for opto-mechanical versus digital stabilization in surveillance systems (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-9
Author(s): David Kowal, CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. (Israel)
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Lunch Break 11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
Session 3:
Infrared in the Service of the Navy II
Monday 20 April 2015
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM
Naval piracy acts: design of an infrared multiple cameras system for short-range detection and targeting (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-10
Author(s): Dominique Maltese, Sagem Défense Sécurité (France)
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TBD on naval system
Paper 9451-11
Author(s): Bjorn F. Andresen, Consultant (Israel)
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Session 4:
Infrared Imagers: Variations On a Theme
Monday 20 April 2015
1:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Future of clip-on weapon sights: pros and cons from an applications perspective
Paper 9451-12
Author(s): Glen L. Francisco, C. Reed Knight, Ken Greenslade, Knight's Armament Co. (United States)
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Development of an infrared ultra-compact multichannel camera integrated in a SOFRADIR's detector Dewar cooler assembly
Paper 9451-13
Author(s): Guillaume Druart, Florence de la Barrière, Nicolas Guérineau, Aurélien Plyer, ONERA (France); Gilles Lasfargues, Eric D. de Borniol, Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique (France); Serge Magli, SOFRADIR (France)
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Spin scan tomographic infrared imager
Paper 9451-14
Author(s): Harald Hovland, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (Norway)
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TBD on hyperspectral imager
Paper 9451-15
Author(s): Bjorn F. Andresen, Consultant (Israel)
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Session 5:
Infrared Imaging: Retaining Acquisition
Monday 20 April 2015
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Minimising blooming in MWIR missile launch systems
Paper 9451-16
Author(s): Patrick R. Body, TECNOBIT (Spain)
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Passive electro optical counter-countermeasures
Paper 9451-17
Author(s): Ariela Donval, Tali Fisher, Moshe Oron, KiloLambda Technologies, Ltd. (Israel)
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Daylight coloring for monochrome infrared imagery
Paper 9451-18
Author(s): James Gabura, Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies (Canada)
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Tuesday 21 April Show All Abstracts
Session 6:
Type II Superlattice FPAs I
Tuesday 21 April 2015
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Session Chairs:
  • Meimei Tidrow, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States);
  • Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States);
  • Lucy Zheng, Institute for Defense Analyses (United States)
In/As/InAs1-xSbx type-II superlattices for high-performance long-wavelength infrared detection (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-19
Author(s): Manijeh Razeghi, Abbas Haddadi, Guanxi A. Chen, R. Chevallier, Anh Minh Hoang, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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Type-II superlattice detector for long-wave infrared imaging (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-20
Author(s): Philip C. Klipstein, Eran Avnon, Yael Benny, Avraham Fraenkel, Alex Glozman, Elad Ilan, Ezra Kahanov, Olga Klin, Lidia Langof, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel); Yoav Livneh, Israel Ministry of Defense (Israel); Inna Lukomsky, Michal Nitzani, Lior Shkedy, Itay Shtrichman, Noam Snapi, Ron Talmor, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel); Avi Tuito, IMOD (Israel); Shay Vaserman, Eliezer Weiss, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
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InAs/Ga(In)Sb type-II superlattices short/middle dual-color infrared detectors (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-21
Author(s): Yanli Shi, Kunming Institute of Physics (China)
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Session 7:
Keynote Session
Tuesday 21 April 2015
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Session Chair:
  • Paul R. Norton, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)
TBD (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 9451-22
Author(s): Donald Reago, U.S. Army REDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States)
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Dedicated Exhibition Time and Lunch Break
Tuesday 21 April 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Enjoy Tuesday morning coffee break while walking the exhibition floor and connecting with reps from the largest prime contractors, key suppliers, and dynamic startups. Meet with vendors showcasing their newest products and cutting-edge technologies in optics, photonics, sensing, and imaging. Various food outlets are also located in the DSS Expo Hall and will be open for lunch during Exhibition Hours.
Session 8:
Type II Superlattice FPAs II
Tuesday 21 April 2015
1:00 PM - 4:40 PM
  • Session Chairs:
  • Meimei Tidrow, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States);
  • Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern Univ. (United States);
  • Lucy Zheng, Institute for Defense Analyses (United States)
High-performance bias-selectable dual-band mid-/long-wavelength infrared photodetectors based on InAs/InAs1-xSbx type-II superlattices (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-23
Author(s): Manijeh Razeghi, Abbas Haddadi, R. Chevallier, Guanxi A. Chen, Anh Minh Hoang, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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Limiting dark current mechanisms in antimony-based superlattice infrared detectors for the mid- and long-wavelength infrared regime
Paper 9451-24
Author(s): Robert Rehm, Volker Daumer, Tsvetlina Hugger, Norbert Kohn, Florian Lemke, Wolfgang Luppold, Jasmin Niemasz, Johannes Schmidt, Johannes Schmitz, Frank Rutz, Tim O. Stadelmann, Matthias Wauro, Andreas Wörl, Martin Walther, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Festkörperphysik (Germany)
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Modeling of the InAs/GaSb superlattices performance
Paper 9451-25
Author(s): Julien Imbert, ONERA (France); Virginie Trinite, III-V Lab. (France); Sophie Derelle, Julien Jaeck, ONERA (France); Jean-Baptiste Rodriguez, Institut d'Electronique du Sud (France); Riad Haidar, ONERA (France); Mathieu Carras, III-V Lab. (France); Philippe Christol, Institut d'Electronique du Sud (France)
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Carrier transport in unipolar barrier infrared detectors
Paper 9451-26
Author(s): David Z. Ting, Alexander Soibel, Linda Höglund, Cory J. Hill, Arezou Khoshakhlagh, Sam A. Keo, Anita M. Fisher, Layton Baker, Edward M. Luong, Robert S. Kowalczyk, John K. Liu, Jason M. Mumolo, Sir B. Rafol, Sarath D. Gunapala, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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Minority carrier lifetimes in InAs/InAsSb type-II superlattices measured using double-modulation time-resolved photoluminescence
Paper 9451-27
Author(s): Zhiyuan Lin, Shi Liu, Yong-Hang Zhang, Arizona State Univ. (United States)
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TBD (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-28
Author(s): Bjorn F. Andresen, Consultant (Israel)
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Confocal Raman spectroscopy and AFM for evaluation of sidewalls in type-II superlattices
Paper 9451-29
Author(s): Alexander A. Ukhanov, Tito L. Busani, Pranav Rathi, Thomas J. Rotter, Felix Jaeckel, Kevin J. Malloy, Actoprobe LLC (United States); Elena Plis, Sanjay Krishna, SKINfrared LLC (United States); Neil F. Baril, J. D. Benson, Marvin Jaime-Vasquez, U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC NVESD (United States); Dmitri A. Tenne, Boise State Univ. (United States)
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Growth and characterization of ≥6" epitaxy-ready GaSb substrates for use in large-area infrared detector applications
Paper 9451-30
Author(s): Mark J. Furlong, IQE IR (United Kingdom); Rebecca J. Martinez, Marius Tybjerg, Andrew Mowbray, Brian Smith, Wafer Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom)
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MBE growth of Sb-based bulk nBn infrared photodetector structures on ≥6" GaSb substrates
Paper 9451-31
Author(s): Amy W. K. Liu, Dmitri Loubychev, Yueming Qiu, Joel M. Fastenau, IQE Inc. (United States); Mark J. Furlong, IQE IR (United Kingdom); Marius Tybjerg, Wafer Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom); Rebecca J. Martinez, IQE IR (United Kingdom); Andrew Mowbray, Brian Smith, Wafer Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom)
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Session 9:
ROIC and NUC
Tuesday 21 April 2015
4:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Digital pixel readout integrated circuit architectures for LWIR
Paper 9451-32
Author(s): Melik Yazici, Huseyin Kayahan, Omer Ceylan, Atia Shafique, Yasar Gurbuz, Sabanci Univ. (Turkey)
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A 1280×1024-15 μm CTIA ROIC for SWIR FPAs
Paper 9451-33
Author(s): Selim Eminoglu, MikroSens Elektronik San ve Tic A S (Turkey)
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Cryogenic measurements of a digital pixel readout integrated circuit for LWIR
Paper 9451-34
Author(s): Atia Shafique, Melik Yazici, Huseyin Kayahan, Omer Ceylan, Yasar Gurbuz, Sabanci Univ. (Turkey)
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Session PTue:
Interactive Poster Session: Tuesday Evening
Tuesday 21 April 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

All symposium attendees – You are invited to attend the evening Interactive Poster Session to view the high-quality posters and engage the authors in discussion. Enjoy light refreshments while networking with colleagues in your field. Authors may set up their posters between 7:30 am and 12:00 noon the day of their poster session. Special daytime previewing prior to the session from 12:00 noon to 4:30 pm. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to access Level 200, Mezzanine to view the posters.

Posters that are not set up by the 5:00 pm cut-off time will be considered no-shows, and their manuscripts may not be published. Poster authors should accompany their posters from 6:00 to 7:30 pm to answer questions from attendees. All posters and other materials must be removed no later than 8:00 pm. Any posters or materials left behind at the close of the poster session will be considered unwanted and will be discarded. SPIE assumes no responsibility for posters left up after the end of each poster session.
Study on magnetic circuit of moving magnet linear compressor
Paper 9451-91
Author(s): Xia Ming, Xiaoping Chen, Xiaoping Chen, Kunming Institute of Physics (China)
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Polarization-selective uncooled infrared sensor using a one-dimensional plasmonic grating absorber
Paper 9451-92
Author(s): Shinpei Ogawa, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Japan); Yousuke Takagawa, Masafumi Kimata, Ritsumeikan Univ. (Japan)
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Model, design, and fabrication of antenna coupled metal-insulator-metal diodes for IR sensing
Paper 9451-93
Author(s): Mesut Inac, Atia Shafique, Yasar Gurbuz, Meriç Özcan, Sabanci Univ. (Turkey)
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Low-power LVDS for digital readout circuits
Paper 9451-94
Author(s): Melik Yazici, Huseyin Kayahan, Omer Ceylan, Atia Shafique, Yasar Gurbuz, Sabanci Univ. (Turkey)
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A study of doping influences on transmission of large-diameter gallium antimonide substrates for long-wave (LWIR) to very long wavelength (VLWIR) infrared applications
Paper 9451-95
Author(s): Rebecca J. Martinez, IQE IR (United Kingdom); Andrew Mowbray, Brian Smith, Marius Tybjerg, Wafer Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom); Mark J. Furlong, IQE IR (United Kingdom)
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A 640×480-17 μm ROIC for uncooled microbolometer FPAs
Paper 9451-96
Author(s): Selim Eminoglu, MikroSens Elektronik San ve Tic A S (Turkey)
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SiO2 films mask processed by lift-off techniques for plasma etching of HgCdTe
Paper 9451-97
Author(s): Yiyu Chen, Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Zhenhua Ye, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
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Thermal stability of atomic layer deposition Al2O3 film on HgCdTe
Paper 9451-98
Author(s): P. Zhang, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China); Changhong Sun, Y. Zhang, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China); X. Chen, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China); Y. Y. Chen, Zhenhua Ye, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
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Preliminary validation results of an ASIC for the readout and control of near-infrared large array detectors
Paper 9451-99
Author(s): Philip Påhlsson, Dirk X. Meier, Hans Kristian Otnes Berge, Petter Øya, David Steenari, Alf Olsen, Amir Hasanbegovic, Mehmet Akif Altan, Bahram Najafiuchevler, Jahanzad Talebi, Suleyman Azman, Codin Gheorghe, Jörg Ackermann, Gunnar Mæhlum, Integrated Detector Electronics AS (Norway)
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Session PS2:
Posters/Oral Standbys
Tuesday 21 April 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
High-performance immersed pyroelectric IR detector
Paper 9451-100
Author(s): Alan P. Doctor, Laser Components Pyro Group, Inc. (United States)
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Survivability of Corning durable silver-based multispectral mirrors
Paper 9451-101
Author(s): Leonard G. Wamboldt, Corning Incorporated (United States)
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Wednesday 22 April Show All Abstracts
Session 10:
HOT: High Operating Temperature FPAs
Wednesday 22 April 2015
8:00 AM - 11:20 AM


Sessions 10, 11, and 12 run concurrently with sessions 13, 14, 15, and 16.

Infrared SWAP detectors: pushing the limits
Paper 9451-35
Author(s): Yann Reibel, Laurent Rubaldo, Rachid Taalat, Alexandre Kerlain, Nicolas Péré-Laperne, Marie-Lise Bourqui, David Billon-Lanfrey, SOFRADIR (France); Gérard Destéfanis, Olivier Gravrand, Pierre Castelein, CEA-LETI (France)
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Firefly: A HOT camera core for thermal imagers with enhanced functionality
Paper 9451-36
Author(s): Luke Pillans, Tim Edwards, Lee Richardson, David Jeckells, SELEX ES (United Kingdom)
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Fabrication of high-operating temperature (HOT), MWIR transparent photon-trap barrier-based detectors
Paper 9451-37
Author(s): Hasan Sharifi, Mark S. Roebuck, James Jenkins, Sevag Terterian, Pierre-Yves Delaunay, Terrence J. De Lyon, Daniel Yap, Sarabjit Mehta, Rajesh D. Rajavel, HRL Labs., LLC (United States)
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High-operating temperature MWIR unipolar barrier photodetectors based on strained layer superlattices
Paper 9451-38
Author(s): David A. Ramirez, Stephen A. Myers, Elena Plis, SKINfrared LLC (United States); Sanjay Krishna, SKINfrared LLC (United States), The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Effects of AlSb interfaces on InAs/InAsSb type-II infrared superlattice material properties
Paper 9451-39
Author(s): Elizabeth H. Steenbergen, Air Force Research Lab. (United States); Zhiyuan Lin, Arizona State Univ. (United States); Said Elhamri, Univ. of Dayton (United States); Yong-Hang Zhang, Arizona State Univ. (United States); Ron Kaspi, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
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Progress on the development of interband cascade photodetectors (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-40
Author(s): Zhao-Bing Tian, Sanjay Krishna, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
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Numerical analysis of CdS/PbSe room temperature mid-infrared heterojunction photovoltaic detectors
Paper 9451-41
Author(s): Binbin Weng, Jijun Qiu, Zhisheng Shi, The Univ. of Oklahoma (United States)
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Long-wave infrared HgCdTe unipolar PBνn photodetector
Paper 9451-42
Author(s): Weida Hu, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 11:20 AM - 1:30 PM
Session 11:
Uncooled FPAs and Applications I
Wednesday 22 April 2015
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM


Sessions 10, 11, and 12 run concurrently with sessions 13, 14, 15, and 16.

Uncooled infrared focal plane array imaging in China (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-43
Author(s): Shuyu Lei, Hui Fang, North GuangWei Technology Inc. (China)
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Uncooled infrared detector and imager development at DALI technology
Paper 9451-44
Author(s): Lijun Jiang, Zhejiang Dali Technology Co., Ltd. (China)
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BAE Systems' SMART Chip Camera FPA development (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-45
Author(s): Louise C. Sengupta, Pierre-Alain Auroux, Donald D. McManus, D. Ahmasi Harris, Richard J. Blackwell, Jeffrey F. Bryant, Evan Binkerd, Mihir Boal, BAE Systems (United States)
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Advanced uncooled sensor product development (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-46
Author(s): Adam M. Kennedy, Paolo Masini, Mark J. Lamb, Jeff Hamers, Thomas A. Kocian, Eli E. Gordon, Raytheon Co. (United States); William J. Parrish, Ross E. Williams, Seek Thermal, Inc. (United States)
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On-orbit performance of the compact infrared camera (CIRC) with uncooled infrared detector
Paper 9451-47
Author(s): Haruyoshi Katayama, Michito Sakai, Eri Kato, Yasuhiro Nakajima, Toshiyoshi Kimura, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan); Koji Nakau, Hokkaido Univ. (Japan)
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Low-SWaP shutterless uncooled video core by SCD
Paper 9451-48
Author(s): Udi Mizrahi, Yair Lury, Yaakov Gridish, Shahar Yuval, Nickolay Syrel, Yaron Shamay, Roman Meshorer, Roman Iosevich, Shibolet L. Horesh, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel)
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Session 12:
Uncooled FPAs and Applications II
Wednesday 22 April 2015
4:20 PM - 6:00 PM


Sessions 10, 11, and 12 run concurrently with sessions 13, 14, 15, and 16.


This poster may also be given as an oral presentation in this session
High-performance immersed pyroelectric IR detector
Paper 9451-100
Authors: Alan P. Doctor, Laser Components Pyro Group, Inc. (United States)
Improving the shutterless compensation method for TEC-less microbolometer-based infrared cameras
Paper 9451-49
Author(s): Alexander Tempelhahn, Helmut Budzier, Volker Krause, Gerald Gerlach, Technische Univ. Dresden (Germany)
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Implementation and performance of shutterless uncooled micro-bolometer cameras
Paper 9451-50
Author(s): Jo Das, Danny De Gaspari, Philippe Cornet, Pieter D. Deroo, Jan P. Vermeiren, Xenics NV (Belgium); Patrick J. Merken, Xenics NV (Belgium), Royal Military Academy (Belgium)
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Shutters with embedded processors
Paper 9451-51
Author(s): Stanley W. Stephenson, Melles Griot (United States)
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Integration of a patterned gold-black absorber with a VOx-based bolometer for enhanced device performance
Paper 9451-52
Author(s): Evan M. Smith, Univ. of Central Florida (United States), Plasmonics, Inc. (United States); Deep Panjwani, Univ. of Central Florida (United States); James C. Ginn, Christopher J. Long, Plasmonics, Inc. (United States); Robert E. Peale, Univ. of Central Florida (United States); David J. Shelton, Joshua D. Perlstein, Plasmonics, Inc. (United States); Christian W. Smith, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
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Three-dimensional plasmonic metamaterial absorbers based on all metal structures
Paper 9451-53
Author(s): Shinpei Ogawa, Daisuke Fujisawa, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Japan); Masafumi Kimata, Ritsumeikan Univ. (Japan)
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Session 13:
Chalcogenide Glasses in IR Optical Design
Wednesday 22 April 2015
8:00 AM - 10:10 AM


Sessions 10, 11, and 12 run concurrently with sessions 13, 14, 15, and 16.

Design and high-volume manufacture of low-cost molded IR aspheres for personal thermal imaging devices
Paper 9451-54
Author(s): Amy L. Zelazny, Kenneth F. Walsh, John P. Deegan, Brian Bundschuh, Edward K. Patton, Rochester Precision Optics, LLC (United States)
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Design and fabrication of multispectral optics using expanded glass map
Paper 9451-55
Author(s): Shyam S. Bayya, Daniel J. Gibson, Vinh Q. Nguyen, Jasbinder S. Sanghera, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Mikhail Kotov, Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (United States); Gryphon Drake, Univ. Research Foundation (United States); John P. Deegan, George P. Lindberg, Rochester Precision Optics, LLC (United States)
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Investigation of As40Se60 chalcogenide glass in precision glass molding for high-volume thermal imaging lenses
Paper 9451-56
Author(s): Alan Symmons, Raymond J. Pini, William V. Moreshead, Jacklyn Novak, LightPath Technologies, Inc. (United States)
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GRIN optics for multispectral infrared imaging (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-57
Author(s): Daniel J. Gibson, Shyam S. Bayya, Jasbinder S. Sanghera, Vinh Q. Nguyen, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Mikhail Kotov, Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (United States); Gryphon Drake, Univ. Research Foundation (United States)
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Index change of chalcogenide materials from precision glass molding processes
Paper 9451-58
Author(s): John P. Deegan, George P. Lindberg, Robert Benson, Rochester Precision Optics, LLC (United States); Daniel J. Gibson, Shyam S. Bayya, Jasbinder S. Sanghera, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
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Methods of both destructive and non-destructive metrology of GRIN optical elements
Paper 9451-59
Author(s): George P. Lindberg, John P. Deegan, Robert Benson, Rochester Precision Optics, LLC (United States); Daniel J. Gibson, Shyam S. Bayya, Jasbinder S. Sanghera, Vinh Q. Nguyen, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Mikhail Kotov, Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (United States)
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Session 14:
Alternative Approaches and Tools in IR Optical Design I
Wednesday 22 April 2015
10:40 AM - 12:10 PM


Sessions 10, 11, and 12 run concurrently with sessions 13, 14, 15, and 16.


This poster may also be given as an oral presentation in this session
Survivability of Corning durable silver-based multispectral mirrors
Paper 9451-101
Author: Leonard G. Wamboldt, Corning Incorporated (United States)
Diffractive optics technologies in infrared systems (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-60
Author(s): Yakov G. Soskind, DHPC Technologies (United States)
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Varo-Achro-Phobia: the fear of broad spectrum zoom optics
Paper 9451-61
Author(s): Christopher C. Alexay, Troy A. Palmer, StingRay Optics, LLC (United States)
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Improved optical-to-mechanical software export process for precision systems
Paper 9451-62
Author(s): Ian B. Murray, Jerry Ma, BAE Systems (United States)
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Cost-effective lightweight mirrors for aerospace and defense
Paper 9451-63
Author(s): Kenneth S. Woodard, Lovell E. Comstock, Leonard G. Wamboldt, Joseph C. Crifasi, Brian P. Roy, Corning Incorporated (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 15:
Alternative Approaches and Tools in IR Optical Design II
Wednesday 22 April 2015
1:30 PM - 2:10 PM


Sessions 10, 11, and 12 run concurrently with sessions 13, 14, 15, and 16.

An ultra-low surface finish process for 6061-Al mirrors
Paper 9451-64
Author(s): Leonard G. Wamboldt, Corning Incorporated (United States)
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TBD (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-65
Author(s): Bjorn F. Andresen, Consultant (Israel)
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Session 16:
Cryogenic Detector Coolers
Wednesday 22 April 2015
2:10 PM - 4:40 PM


Sessions 10, 11, and 12 run concurrently with sessions 13, 14, 15, and 16.

Miniature cryocooler developments for high-operating temperatures at Thales Cryogenics
Paper 9451-66
Author(s): Roel Arts, Thales Cryogenics B.V. (Netherlands); Jean-Yves Martin, Sebastien Van Acker, Thales Cryogénie S.A. (France); Daniel Willems, Jeroen C. Mullié, Frank Bots, Mark Tops, Thales Cryogenics B.V. (Netherlands); Julien Le Bordays, Thierry Etchanchu, Thales Cryogénie S.A. (France); Tonny Benschop, Thales Cryogenics B.V. (Netherlands)
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Development and optimization progress with Ricor's cryocoolers for HOT IR detectors
Paper 9451-67
Author(s): Sergey V. Riabzev, RICOR-Cryogenic & Vacuum Systems (Israel)
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Miniature linear cryocoolers for HOT applications
Paper 9451-68
Author(s): Ingo N. Ruehlich, Markus Mai, Carsten Rosenhagen, Andreas Withopf, Sebastian Zehner, AIM INFRAROT-MODULE GmbH (Germany)
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Multi slope warm-up calorimetry of integrated Dewar-detector assemblies
Paper 9451-69
Author(s): Alexander Veprik, Baruch Shlomovich, SCD SemiConductor Devices (Israel); Avi Tuito, Israel Ministry of Defense (Israel)
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Microsat cryocooler system
Paper 9451-70
Author(s): Carl S. Kirkconnell, Lauren S. Shaw, Jacinto Dominguez, Michael J. Ellis, Andy Buric, Mitul H. Jambusaria, Iris Technology Corp. (United States)
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Advanced Ricor's cryocoolers for high-end IR missile warning systems and ruggedized platforms
Paper 9451-71
Author(s): Sergey V. Riabzev, RICOR-Cryogenic & Vacuum Systems (Israel)
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Session 17:
HgCdTe
Thursday 23 April 2015
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
RMS noise modeling and detection for high-reliability HgCdTe infrared focal plane arrays development
Paper 9451-72
Author(s): Augustin Cathignol, Guillaume Vauquelin, Alexandre Brunner, Vincent Destefanis, SOFRADIR (France)
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MCT by MBE on GaAs at AIM: state of the art and roadmap
Paper 9451-73
Author(s): Heinrich Figgemeier, Jan Wenisch, Detlef Eich, Stefan Hanna, Wilhelm Schirmacher, Holger Lutz, Timo Schallenberg, Rainer Breiter, AIM INFRAROT-MODULE GmbH (Germany)
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Dark current characterization of very long-wavelength HgCdTe photodetectors
Paper 9451-74
Author(s): Weida Hu, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
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Improved MCT LWIR modules for demanding imaging applications
Paper 9451-75
Author(s): Rainer Breiter, Heinrich Figgemeier, Holger Lutz, Joachim C. Wendler, Stefan Rutzinger, Timo Schallenberg, AIM INFRAROT-MODULE GmbH (Germany)
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Stress effects on electrical transportation properties of HgCdTe film
Paper 9451-76
Author(s): Pengyun Song, Xing Chen, Shan Zhang, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China); Zhenhua Ye, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China); Xiaoning Hu, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
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Low-dark current p-on-n MCT detector in long and very long-wavelength infrared
Paper 9451-77
Author(s): Cyril Cervera, Nicolas Baier, Olivier Gravrand, Olivier Boulade, Laurent Mollard, Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique (France); Gérard Destéfanis, CEA-LETI (France); Vincent Moreau, Jean-Paul Zanatta, Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique (France)
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TBD (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-78
Author(s): Bjorn F. Andresen, Consultant (Israel)
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Session 18:
A Word from the Masters
Thursday 23 April 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Session Chair:
  • Paul R. Norton, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)
An IR journey (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-79
Author(s): Michael A. Kinch, DRS Sensors & Targeting Systems, Inc. (United States)
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An IR castle (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-80
Author(s): Gérard Destéfanis, CEA-LETI (France)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 19:
Reducing the Pitch
Thursday 23 April 2015
1:30 PM - 2:40 PM
Reducing pixel geometries with MOVPE grown MCT arrays
Paper 9451-81
Author(s): R. Kennedy McEwen, David Jeckells, Sudesh K. Bains, Selex ES (United Kingdom)
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Update on 10 μm pixel pitch MCT-based focal plane array with enhanced functionalities
Paper 9451-82
Author(s): Yann Reibel, Thibault Augey, Laurent Baud, Nicolas Péré-Laperne, Julien Roumegoux, Laurent Rubaldo, Olivier Pacaud, SOFRADIR (France)
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Small pixel oversampled focal plane arrays (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-83
Author(s): John T. Caulfield, Jerry A. Wilson, Cyan Systems (United States); Nibir K. Dhar, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)
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Session 20:
Smart Processing
Thursday 23 April 2015
2:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Hardware acceleration of lucky-region fusion (LRF) algorithm for high-performance real-time video processing
Paper 9451-84
Author(s): Tyler Browning, Christopher R. Jackson, Furkan Cayci, Univ. of Delaware (United States); Gary W. Carhart, Jony J. Liu, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States); Fouad E. Kiamilev, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
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Demonstrations of compressive pixel-based on-chip coded aperture temporal imaging of multiple and dynamic unresolved targets (Invited Paper)
Paper 9451-85
Author(s): Christy Fernandez-Cull, Brian M. Tyrrell, Joseph H. Lin, Richard D'Onofrio, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)
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An edge-enhanced infrared-visible image fusion method based on NSCT and fuzzy logic
Paper 9451-86
Author(s): Qiong Zhang, Xavier Maldague, Univ. Laval (Canada)
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TBD
Paper 9451-87
Author(s): Bjorn F. Andresen, Consultant (Israel)
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Session 21:
Alternative Photon Detectors and Applications
Thursday 23 April 2015
4:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Resonator-QWIP FPA development
Paper 9451-88
Author(s): Kwong-Kit Choi, Jason N. Sun, Kimberley A. Olver, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
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Thermal infrared sensors at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory: hyperspectral and multispectral remote sensing
Paper 9451-89
Author(s): William R. Johnson, Simon J. Hook, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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Theoretical study of QWIP or QDIP IR-FPA non-uniformity correction
Paper 9451-90
Author(s): Yusuke Matsukura, Fujitsu Labs., Ltd. (Japan)
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Conference Ends
Thursday 23 April 2015
5:40 PM - 5:40 PM




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