Doug E. Childers

Optical Design Consultant at Riptide Optics, LLC
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SPIE Membership: 14.0 years total | 12.0 years voting
Area of Expertise: Non Sequential Lens Design, Lens Design, Illumination Optics, Radiometry, Vision Science, Displays
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I have over 20 years of experience in optical design and development. I am currently working on a variety of optical design projects as an Optical Design Consultant at Riptide Optics, LLC.

My past projects include designing and developing a variety of DLP and LCOS projection systems for both business and home entertainment applications. I also have prior experience designing LED illumination systems, concentrating optics for solar energy applications, as well as optical systems for land mine detection and other remote sensing applications.

Specialties: Optical design and development using Zemax, Code V, LightTools and ASAP; Imaging and illumination design; Colorimetry and vision science; Solar concentrator design; Radiometric measurements and characterization; Image processing and pattern recognition; System development for hyperspectral imaging and laser beam shaping optics.

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