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Conference Publications and Presentations

Following is a list of recent presentations MDL scientists and technologists have been involved in during 2012:

Presentations

  1. R. O'Brient, P. Ade, Z. Ahmed, R. Aikin, M. Amiri, S. Benton, C. Bischo, J. Bock, J. Bonetti, J. Brevik, et al., "Antenna-Coupled TES Bolometers for the Keck Array, Spider, and Polar-1," Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 8452, 84521G (2012).
  2. E. Shirokoff, P. Barry, C. Bradford, G. Chattopadhyay, P. Day, S. Doyle, S. Hailey-Dunsheath, M. Hollister, A. Kovacs, C. McKenney, et al., "MKID Development for Super-Spec: An On-Chip, Millimeter-Wave, Filter-Bank Spectrometer," SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, 84520R (2012).
  3. L. Swenson, P. Day, C. Dowell, B. Eom, M. Hollister, R. Jarnot, A. Kovacs, H. Leduc, C. McKenney, R. Monroe, et al., "MAKO: A Pathfinder Instrument for On-Sky Demonstration of Low-Cost 350 Micron Imaging Arrays," SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, 84520P (2012).
  4. A. D. Beyer, P. M. Echternach, M. E. Kenyon, M. C. Runyan, B. Bumble, C. M. Bradford, J. J. Bock, and W. A. Holmes, "Effect of Mo/Cu Superconducting Bilayer Geometry on Ultra-Sensitive Transition-Edge Sensor Performance," IEEE Trans. App. Supercond., 23, 3, 2100104 (June 2013).
  5. A. D. Beyer, M. E. Kenyon, P. M. Echternach, B. A. Bumble, M. C. Runyan, T. C. Chui, C. M. Bradford, W. A. Holmes, and James J. Bock, "Development of Fast, Background-Limited Transition-Edge Sensors for the Background-Limited Infrared/Sub-mm Spectrograph (BLISS) for SPICA," Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, Wayne S. Holland; Jonas Zmuidzinas, Editors, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8452 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2012), 84520G.
  6. C. M. Bradford, A. D. Beyer, M. E. Kenyon, M. Runyan, B. A. Bumble, P. M. Echternach, T. Prouve, W. A. Holmes, J. J. Bock, and K. Irwin, "Progress Toward BLISS, the Background-Limited Infrared-Submillimeter Spectrograph for SPICA," Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2012: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, Mark C. Clampin; Giovanni G. Fazio; Howard A. MacEwen; Jacobus M. Oschmann, Jr., Editors, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8442 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2012), 84420P.
  7. Y. Maruyama, J. Blacksberg, and E. Charbon, "A Time-Resolved 128x128 SPAD Camera for Laser Raman Spectroscopy," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8374, 83740N (2012).
  8. A. Soibel, J. Nguyen, S. B. Rafol, A. Liao, L. Hoeglund, A. Khoshakhlagh, S. A. Keo, J. M. Mumolo, J. Liu, D. Z. Ting, and S. D. Gunapala, "High-Performance LWIR Superlattice Detectors and FPA Based on CBIRD Design," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8268, 82680Y (2012).
  9. S. D. Gunapala, D. Z. Ting, S. B. Rafol, A. Soibel, J. K. Liu, A. Khoshakhlagh, S. A. Keo, J. M. Mumolo, and J. Nguyen, "Performance of Antimonide Based Small Format Infrared Focal Plane Arrays," Proc. of 2012 Meeting of the Military Sensing Symposium, Joint Session Materials/Detectors, Paper DMC06 (March 2012).
  10. D. Z. Ting, A. Soibel, A. Khoshakhlagh, S. A. Keo, S. B. Rafol, J. K. Liu, J. M. Mumolo, and S. D. Gunapala, "High Operating Temperature Barrier Infrared Detectors," Proc. of the 2012 Meeting of the Military Sensing Symposium, Joint Session Materials/Detectors, Paper DMA01, invited (March 2012).
  11. A. Soibel, J. Nguyen, A. Khoshakhlagh, S. B. Rafol, L. Hoeglund, S. A. Keo, J.M. Mumolo, J. Liu, A. Liao, D. Z.-Y. Ting, and S. D. Gunapala, "High-Performance LWIR Superlattice Detectors and FPA Based on CBIRD Design," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8353, 83530U (2012).
  12. J. Nguyen, S. B. Rafol, A. Soibel, A. Khoskhlagh, D. Z.-Y. Ting, J. K. Liu, J. M. Mumolo, and S. D. Gunapala, "320 x 256 Complementary Barrier Infrared Detector Focal Plane Array for Long-wave Infrared Imaging," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8353, 835331 (2012).
  13. D. Z. Ting, A. Soibel, C. J. Hill, Sam A. Keo, J. M. Mumolo, and S. D. Gunapala, "High Operating Temperature Midwave Quantum Dot Barrier Infrared Detector (QD-BIRD)," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8353, 835332 (2012).
  14. F. Greer, L. Baker, S. Cook, A. Fisher, S. Keo, A. Soibel, A. Khoshakhlagh, J. Nguyen, D. Ting, and S. Gunapala, "Fundamental Interface Studies of GaSb and InAs Substrates with Atomic Layer Deposition," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8511, 8511-8 (2012).
  15. S. B. Rafol, S. D. Gunapala, D. Z. Ting, A. Soibel, A. Khoshakhlagh, J. Nguyen, L. Höglund, J. K. Liu, J. M. Mumolo, S. A. Keo, and E. M. Luong, "Characterization of Type II SLS n-CBIRD Focal Plane Array," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8511, 8511-7 (2012).
  16. L. Höglund, A. Soibel, D. Z. Ting, A. Khoshakhlagh, C. J. Hill, and S. D. Gunapala, "Minority Carrier Lifetime and Photoluminescence Studies of Antimony-Based Superlattices," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8511, 8511-6 (2012).
  17. D. Z. Ting, S. A. Keo, J. K. Liu, J. M. Mumolo, A. Khoshakhlagh, A. Soibel, J. Nguyen, L. Höglund, S. B. Rafol, C. J. Hill, and S. D. Gunapala, "Barrier Infrared Detector Research at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8511, 8511-4, invited (2012).
  18. J. Nguyen, J. Gill, S. B. Rafol, A. Soibel, A. Khoskhlagh, D. Ting, S. Keo, A. Fisher, E. Luong, J. Liu, J. Mumolo, and S. D. Gunapala, "Inductively Coupled Plasma Etching for Delineation of InAs/GaSb Pixels," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8511, 8511-3 (2012).
  19. A. Soibel, E. Luong, J. M. Mumolo, J. Liu, S. B. Rafol, S. A. Keo, W. Johnson, D. Willson, C. J. Hill, D. Z.-Y. Ting, and S. D. Gunapala, "Multi-Color QWIP FPAs for Hyperspectral Thermal Emission Instruments," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8511, 8511-5 (2012).
  20. Arezou Khoshakhlagh, D. Z. Ting, L. Höglund, A. Soibel, S. B. Rafol, J. Nguyen, S. A. Keo, J. Mumolo, J. Liu, and S. D. Gunapala, "Type-II InAs/GaSb Superlattice Detectors Based on CBIRD Design," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8512, 8512-0I (2012).
  21. W. R. Johnson, S. J. Hook, M. Foote, B. T. Eng, and B. Jau, "Infrared Instrument Support for HyspIRI-TIR," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8511, Infrared Remote Sensing and Instrumentation XX, 851102 (2012).
  22. D. R. Thompson, W. R. Johnson, and R. L. Kremens, "Multiple-Frame Subpixel Wildfire Tracking," IEEE Geosci. and Remote Sens. Lett., 9, pp. 639-643 (2012).
  23. B. Cornell, D. Moore, S. Golwala, B. Bumble, P. Day, H. LeDuc, and J. Zmuidzinas, "High-Resolution Gamma-Ray Detection Using Phonon-Mediated Detectors," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 84532, Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, 84532N (2012).
  24. C. McKenney, H. LeDuc, L. Swenson, P. Day, B. Eom, and J. Zmuidzinas, "Design Considerations for a Background-Limited 350-Micron Pixel Array Using Lumped Element Superconducting Microresonators," Proc. SPIE, Vol. 84520, Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, 84520S (2012).
  25. M. Bagheri, R. M. Briggs, C. Frez, A. Ksendzov, and S. Forouhar, "Narrow-Linewidth Distributed Feedback Semiconductor Lasers Operating at 2 µm," 23rd International Semiconductor Laser Conference (ISLC 2012), San Diego, CA (October 2012).
  26. R. M. Briggs, C. Frez, A. Ksendzov, K. J. Franz, and S. Forouhar, "Laterally Coupled Distributed-Feedback GaSb-Based Diode Lasers for Atmospheric Gas Detection at 2 µm," Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA (May 2012).
  27. S. Forouhar, R. M. Briggs, C. Frez, M. Bagheri, and J. A. Gupta, "Record High-Power Laterally Coupled Distributed-Feedback Lasers in the 2-3 µm Wavelength Range," 11th International Conference on Infrared Optoelectronics: Materials and Devices (MIOMD-XI), Chicago, IL (September 2012).
  28. R. M. Briggs, C. Frez, M. Bagheri, K. J. Franz, R. D. May, and S. Forouhar, "Carbon Monoxide Monitoring for Low-Power Spacecraft Fire Detection Systems Using Quantum Cascade Laser Sources at 4.6 µm," 11th International Conference on Infrared Optoelectronics: Materials and Devices (MIOMD-XI), Chicago, IL (September 2012).
  29. E. T. Hamden, D. Schiminovich, S. Nikzad, and D. C. Martin, "UV Photon-Counting CCD Detectors That Enable the Next Generation of UV Spectroscopy Missions: AR Coatings That Can Achieve 80-90% QE," Paper 8453-8, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8453 (2012).
  30. S. Nikzad, M. Hoenk, F. Greer, S. Monacos, B. Jacquot, T. Jones, E. T. Hamden, D. Schiminovich, D. C. Martin, and P. Morrissey, "UV Photon Counting Detectors Enabling the Next Generation of UV Spectroscopy Missions," Paper 8453-10, SPIE Astronomical Telescope and Instrumentation, Amsterdam, Netherlands (July 2012).
  31. T. Veach, P. A. Scowen, M. Beasley, and S. Nikzad, "Modified Modular Imaging System Designed for a Sounding Rocket Experiment," Paper 8446-285, Proc. SPIE 8446 (2012).
  32. W. Traub, F. Greer, and S. Nikzad, "Mirror Coatings with Atomic Layer Deposition: Initial Results," Paper 8442-52, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8442 (2012).
  33. M. Beasley, F. Greer, S. Nikzad, "Progress in New Ultraviolet Reflective Coating Techniques," Paper 8443-136, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8443 (2012).
  34. I. Mehdi, "THz Imaging Radar Technology Development for Multi-Pixel Multi-Color Architectures," IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, Montreal, Canada (June 2012).
  35. G. Chattopadhyay, "Technology, Capabilities, and Performance of Low-Power THz Sources," IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, Montreal, Canada (June 2012).
  36. G. Chattopadhyay, "Silicon Micromachined Receiver Front-End at Terahertz Frequencies," Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany (March 2013).
  37. M. Alonso, N. Llombart, G. Chattopadhyay, C. Lee, C. Jung-Kubiak, L. Jofre, and I. Mehdi, "Design Guidelines for a Terahertz Silicon Micro-Lens Antenna," IEEE Ant. and Prop. Lett., AWPL-11-12-1440 (March 2013).
  38. A. Y. Tang, E. Schlecht, R. Lin, G. Chattopadhyay, C. Lee, J. Gill, I. Mehdi, and J. Stake, "Electro-Thermal Model for Multi-Anode Schottky Diode Multipliers," IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 290-298 (May 2012).
  39. K. B. Cooper, N. Llombart, G. Chattopadhyay, R. Dengler, R. E. Cofield, C. Lee, S. Filchenkov, and E. Koposova, "A Grating-Based Circular Polarization Duplexer for Submillimeter-Wave Transceivers," IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 108-110 (March 2012).
  40. A. Maestrini, I. Mehdi, J. Siles, J. S. Ward, R. Lin, B. Thomas, C. Lee, J. Gill, G. Chattopadhyay, E. Schlecht, J. Pearson, and P. H. Siegel, "Design and Characterization of a Room Temperature All-Solid-State Electronic Source Tunable from 2.48 to 2.75 THz," IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 177-185 (March 2012).
  41. G. Chattopadhyay, T. Reck, E. Schlecht, R. Lin, and W. Deal, "Cryogenic Amplifier Based Receivers at Submillimeter Wavelengths," Proc. 37th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, Wollongong, Australia (November 2012).
  42. C. Lee, G. Chattopadhyay, K. Cooper, and I. Mehdi, "Curvature Control of Silicon Microlens for THz Dielectric Antenna," Proc. 37th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, Wollongong, Australia (November 2012).
  43. J. Siles, G. Chattopadhyay, E. Schlecht, C. Lee, R. Lin, J. Gill. C. Jung, I. Mehdi, A. Maestrini, and P. H. Siegel, "Next Generation Solid-State Broadband Frequency-Multiplied Terahertz Sources," Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Chicago, IL (July 2012).
  44. T. Reck, C. Jung-Kubiak, C. Lee, G. Chattopadhyay, N. Llombart, and I. Mehdi, "Terahertz Antenna Arrays," Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Chicago, IL (July 2012).
  45. E. Shirokoff, P. Barry, C. M. Bradford, G. Chattopadhyay, P. Day, S. Doyle, S. Hailey-Dunsheath, A. Kovacs, C. McKenny, H. G. LeDuc, N. Llombart, D. P. Marrone, P. Mauskopf, R. O'Brient, S. Padin, L. Swenson, and J. Zmuidzinas, "SuperSpec: An On-Chip, Millimeter-Wave, Filter-Bank Spectrometer with MKID Readout," Proc. SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, Amsterdam, Netherlands (July 2012).
  46. I. Mehdi, J. Siles, R. Lin, G. Chattopadhyay, C. Lee, J. Gill, E. Schlecht, T. Reck, and C. Jung, "Local Oscillator Subsystems for Array Receivers in the 1-3 THz range," Proc. SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, Amsterdam, Netherlands (July 2012).
  47. C. Jung-Kubiak, J. Gill, T. Reck, C. Lee, J. Siles, G. Chattopadhyay, R. Lin, K. Cooper and I. Mehdi, "Silicon Microfabrication Technologies for THz Applications," Proc. IEEE Silicon Nanoelectronics Workshop, Honolulu, HI (June 2012).
  48. T. Reck, J. Siles, C. Jung, J. Gill, C. Lee, G. Chattopadhyay, I. Mehdi, and K. B. Cooper, "Array Technology for Terahertz Imaging," Proc. SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing Conference, Baltimore, MD (April 2012).
  49. G. Chattopadhyay, P. Barry, C. M. Bradford, P. Day, S. Doyle, S. Hailey-Dunshath, A. Kovacs, H. G. LeDuc, N. Llombart, C. McKenny, D. P. Marrone, P. Mauskopf, R. O'Brient, S. Padin, T. Reck, E. Shirokoff, J. Siles, L. Swenson, and J. Zmuidzinas, "Ultra-Compact Superconducting Spectrometer on a Chip at Submillimeter Wavelengths," Proc. 23rd International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology, Tokyo, Japan (April 2012).
  50. J. Siles, G. Chattopadhyay, A. Maestrini, R. Lin, C. Lee, C. Jung, J. Gill, A. Peralta, E. Schlecht, and I. Mehdi, "Enabling Compact Multi-Pixel Heterodyne Terahertz Receivers Using On-Chip Power-Combined Multiplied Sources," Proc. 23rd International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology, Tokyo, Japan (April 2012).
  51. T. Reck, C. Jung, J. Siles, B. Thomas, J. Gill, J. Ward, R. Line, I. Mehdi, and G. Chattopadhyay, "PASEO - An Integrated Radiometer and Spectrometer for Improved Planetary Science," Proc. 23rd International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology, Tokyo, Japan (April 2012).
  52. G. Chattopadhyay, N. Llombart, C. Lee, C. Jung, R. Lin, K. B. Cooper, T. Reck, J. Siles, E. Schlecht, A. Peralta, B. Thomas, and I. Mehdi, "Terahertz Array Receivers with Integrated Antennas," Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology: Small Antennas and Unconventional Applications, Tucson, AZ (March 2012).
  53. H. Manohara, "Miniaturization Technologies for Space Exploration and their Crossover Applications," MEMS Enabled Spacecraft Systems: AIAA-ASM 2012 Conference, Nashville, TN.
  54. H. Manohara, M. Mojarradi, R. Toda, and R. Lin, "Carbon Nanotube-Based High-Temperature Vacuum Microelectronics for E&P Applications," SPE International Oilfield Nanotechnology Conference and Exhibition, Noordwijk, Netherlands (June 2012).