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Conference Presentations and Proceedings

Following is a list of recent presentations MDL scientists and technologists have been involved in during 2010:

Presentations

  1. S. D. Gunapala, S. V. Bandara, J. K. Liu, J. M. Mumolo, D. Z. Ting, C. J. Hill, J. Nguyen, B. Simolon, J. Woolaway, S. Wang, W. Li, P. D. LeVan, and M. Z. Tidrow, “Demonstration of Megapixel Dual-band QWIP Focal Plane Array,” IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol. 46, no. 2, p. 285, 2010.
  2. S. D. Gunapala, D. Z. Ting, C. J. Hill, J. Nguyen, A. Soibel, S. B. Rafol, S. A. Keo, J. M. Mumolo, M. C. Lee, J. K. Liu, and B. Yang, “Demonstration of a 1024x1024 Pixel InAs–GaSb Superlattice Focal Plane Array,” IIEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 22, p. 1856, 2010.
  3. L. Hoglund, A. Soibel, C. J. Hill, D. Z. Ting, A. Khoshakhlagh, A. Liao, S. Keo, M. C. Lee, J. Nguyen, J. M. Mumolo, and S. D. Gunapala, “Optical Studies on Antimonide Superlattice Infrared Detector Material,” SPIE Optics+Photonics, Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7780, 77800D, 2010.
  4. S. D. Gunapala, S. V. Bandara, J. K. Liu, J. M. Mumolo, D. Z. Ting, C. J. Hill, J. Nguyen, and S. B. Rafol, “Demonstration of 1024x1024 Pixel Dual-Band QWIP Focal Plane Array,” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7660, 76603L, 2010.
  5. H. A. Bender, P. Z. Mouroulis, R. O. Green, and D. W. Wilson, “Optical Design, Performance, and Tolerancing of Next-Generation Airborne Imaging Spectrometers,” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7812, 78120P, 2010.
  6. W. R. Johnson, D. W. Wilson, and A. Diaz, “Short-Wave Infrared Imaging Spectrometer with Simultaneous Thermal Imaging,” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7812, 781202, 2010.
  7. Van Gorp, P. Mouroulis, D. Wilson, and K. Balasubramanian, “Polarization and Stray Light Considerations for the Portable Remote Imaging Spectrometer (PRISM),” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7812, 78120R, 2010.
  8. J. E. Krist, K. Balasubramanian, R. E. Muller, S. B. Shaklan, D. M. Kelly, D. W. Wilson, C. A. Beichman, E. Serabyn, Y. Mao, P. M. Echternach, J. T. Trauger, and K. M. Liewer, “The JWST/NIRCam Coronagraph Flight Occulters,” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7731, 77313J, 2010.
  9. K. Balasubramanian, S. B. Shaklan, L. Pueyo, D. W. Wilson, and O. Guyon, “Low-Cost High-Precision PIAA Optics for High Contrast Imaging with Exo-Planet Coronagraphs,” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7731, 77314U, 2010.
  10. S. Forouhar, C. Frez, A. Ksendzov, Y. Qiu, K. J. Franz, A. Soibel, J. Chen, T. Hosoda, G. Kipshidze, L. Shterengas, and G. Belenky, “Low Power Consumption Lasers for Next Generation Miniature Optical Spectrometers for Trace Gas Analysis,” SPIE Photonics West Conference 7945, Paper 7945-22.
  11. B. Scherer, H. Hamid, S. Forouhar, and J. Rosskopf, “Compact Spectroscopic Sensor for Air Quality Monitoring in Spacecrafts,” SPIE Photonics West Conference 7945, Paper 7945-29.
  12. G. Tsvid, T. Hosoda, J. Chen, G. Kipshidze, L. Shterengas, G. Belenky, A. Soibel, C. F. Frez, and S. Forouhar, “Type-I GaSb Based Diode Single Lateral Mode Lasers Operating at Room Temperature in 3.1 – 3.2 µm Spectral Region,” SPIE Photonics West Conference 7953, Paper 7953-60.
  13. G. Chattopadhyay, J. S. Ward, N. Llombert, and K. B. Cooper, “Submillimeter-Wave 90° Polarization Twists for Integrated Waveguide Circuits,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 20(11), pp. 592–594, November 2010.
  14. A. Maestrini, J. S. Ward, J. J. Gill, C. Lee, B. Thomas, R. H. Lin, G. Chattopadhyay, and I. Mehdi, “A Frequency-Multiplied Source with More Than 1 mW of Power Across the 840-900 GHz Band,” IEEE Transactions On Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 58 (7), p. 1925, July 2010.
  15. B. Thomas, A. Maestrini, J. Gill, C. Lee, R. Lin, I. Mehdi, and P. de Maagt, “A Broadband 835–900 GHz Fundamental Balanced Mixer Based on Monolithic GaAs Membrane Schottky Diodes,” IEEE Transactions On Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 58(7), p. 1917, July 2010.
  16. A. Maestrini, J. S. Ward, J. J. Gill, C. Lee, B. Thomas, R. H. Lin, G. Chattopadhyay, and I. Mehdi, “A Frequency-Multiplied Source with More Than 1 mW of Power Across the 840–900 GHz Band,” IEEE Transactions On Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 58(7), p. 1925, July 2010.
  17. E. T. Schlecht, J. J. Gill, R. H. Lin, R. J. Dengler, and I. Mehdi, “A 520–590 GHz Crossbar Balanced Fundamental Schottky Mixer,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 20 (7), pp. 387–389, July 2010.
  18. B. S. Karasik, S. V. Pereverzev, D. Olaya, M. E. Gershenson, R. Cantor, J. H. Kawamura, P. K. Day, B. Bumble, H. G. LeDuc, S. P. Monacos, D. G. Harding, D. Santavicca, F. Carter, and D. E. Prober, “Development of the Nano-HEB Array for Low-Background Far-IR Applications,” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7741, p. 774119, 2010.
  19. D. Maricic, Z. Ignjatovic, D. F. Figer, B. Ashe, B. J. Hanold, T. Montagliano, D. Stauffer, and S. Nikzad, “Fully Digital Image Sensor Employing Delta-Sigma Indirect Feedback ADC with High-Sensitivity to Low-Light Illuminations for Astronomical Imaging Applications,” High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy IV, Electronics for Imagers, edited by Andrew D. Holland, and David A. Dorn, Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 77, p. 774217, 2010.
  20. B. C. Jacquot, S. P. Monacos, T. J. Jones, J. Blacksberg, M. E. Hoenk, and S. Nikzad, “Characterization and Absolute QE Measurements of Delta-Doped n-Channel and p-Channel CCDs,” High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy IV, edited by Andrew D. Holland, and David A. Dorn, Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7742, p. 77420I-1, 2010.
  21. B. J. Hanolda, D. F. Figera, B. Ashea, T. Montaglianoa, D. J. Stauffera, Z. Ignjatovicb, D. Maricicb, S. Nikzad, and T. J. Jones, “Characterization of a ΣΔ-Based CMOS Monolithic Detector,” High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy IV, CCDs-II, edited by Andrew D. Holland, and David A. Dorn, Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7742, p. 77420A, 2010.
  22. W. Johnson, D. W. Wilson, and A. Diaz, “Short-Wave Infrared Imaging Spectrometer with Simultaneous Thermal Imaging,” Proceedings of SPIE 7812, p. 781202 (2010); Imaging Spectrometry XV Conference, San Diego, California, August 2, 2010.
  23. S. D. Gunapala, D. Z. Ting, C. J. Hill, J. Nguyen, A. Soibel, S. B. Rafol, S. A. Keo, J. M. Mumolo, M. C. Lee, J. K. Liu, B. Yang, and A. Liao, “Demonstration of 1Kx1K Long-Wave and Mid-Wave Superlattice Infrared Focal Plane Arrays,” SPIE Infrared Remote Sensing and Instrumentation XVIII, vol. 7808, p. 7808-1, 2010 (Invited Paper).
  24. D. R. Rhiger, R. E. Kvaas, S. F. Harris, B. P. Kolasa, C. J. Hill, and D. Z. Ting, “Characterization of Barrier Effects in Superlattice LWIR Detectors,” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7660, p. 76601N, 2010 (Invited Paper).
  25. D. Z. Ting, C. J. Hill, A. Soibel, J. Nguyen, S. A. Keo, M. C. Lee, J. M. Mumolo, J. K. Liu, and S. D. Gunapala, “Antimonide-Based Barrier Infrared Detectors,” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7660, p. 76601R, May 2010 (Invited Paper).
  26. C. J. Hill, A. Soibel, S. A. Keo, M. C. Lee, J. M. Mumolo, J. Nguyen, Sir B. Rafol, D. Z. Ting, B. Yang, and S. D. Gunapala, “Growth and Performance of Superlattice-Based Long Wavelength Complementary Barrier Infrared Detectors (CBIRDs),” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7660, p. 76601S, 2010 (Invited Paper).
  27. X. Amashukeli, G. Chattopadhyay, A. Fisher, J. Frank, W. Hunt, R. Lin, A. Peralta, and P. Siegel, “New Generation of Micro-Scale Sample-Processing Instruments for Future Exploration of Mars and Near Earth Objects (NEO),” 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract no. P33C-1584, San Francisco, California.
  28. X. Amashukeli, G. Chattopadhyay, P. Siegel, R. Lin, A. Peralta, and R. Toda, “RF-Powered Aqueous Extractor for Identification of Chemical Signatures of Life on Mars, Comets and Asteroids,” IEEE Aerospace Conference, Paper no. 7.1002 1677, March 5–12, 2011.
  29. R. Toda, C. McKinney, S. P. Jackson, M. Mojarradi, A. Trebi-Ollennu, and H. Manohara, “Development of Sample Verification System for Sample Return Missions,” IEEE Aerospace Conference, Paper no. 7.1001 1302, Big Sky, Montana, March 5–12, 2011.
  30. M. Shearn, M. D. Henry, and A. Scherer, “Etching of Silicon Nanowires and CNTs Using Implanted Ga Ions,” Proceedings of GOMACTech Conference, Orlando, Florida, 2011 (In Press).
  31. B. S. Karasik, P. K. Day, J. H. Kawamura, S. P. Monacos, B. Bumble, H. G. LeDuc, and R. Cantor, “Demonstration of Multiplexed Operation of Hot-Electron Detectors Using MSQUIDs,” Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology, Oxford, 23‑25, p. 91, March 2010.
  32. C. Lee, B. Thomas, G. Chattopadhyay, A. Peralta, R. Lin, C. Jung, and I. Mehdi, “Silicon Micromachining Technology for Passive THz Components,” 21st International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology (ISSTT), Oxford, p. 342, March 2010.
  33. E. Schlecht, “Wide-Band Heterodyne Submillimetre Wave Spectrometer for Planetary Atmospheres,” Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology, Oxford, 23‑25, p. 234, March 2010.
  34. R. Lin, B. Thomas, J. Ward, A. Maestrini, E. Schlecht, G. Chattopadhyay, J. Gill, C. Lee, S. Sin, F. Maiwald, and I. Mehdi, “Development of Local Oscillators for CASIMIR,” Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology, Oxford, 23-25, pp. 1–5, March 2010.
  35. B. Thomas, A. Maestrini, J. Gill, C. Lee, R. Lin, I. Mehdi, and P. de Maagt, “An 874 GHz Fundamental Balanced Mixer Based on MMIC Membrane Planar Schottky Diodes,” Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology, Oxford, 23‑25, p. 155, March 2010.
  36. B. Thomas, C. Lee, A. Peralta, J. Gill, G. Chattopadhyay, S. Sin, R. Lin, and I. Mehdi, “A 530–560 GHz Silicon Micro-Machined Integrated Receiver using GaAs MMIC Membrane Planar Schottky Diodes,” Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology, Oxford, 23-25, p. 161, March 2010.
  37. N. Llombart, G. Chattopadhyay, and C. Lee, “Micro-Lens Antenna for Integrated Terahertz Arrays,” Proceedings of the International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT), pp. 1–4, Lisbon, Portugal, March 2010.
  38. G. Chattopadhyay, “Terahertz Antennas and Systems for Space Borne Platforms,” Proceedings of the Fourth European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Barcelona, Spain, p. 3763, April 2010.
  39. C. Lee, B. Thomas, G. Chattopadhyay, A. Peralta, R. Lin, C. Jung, and I. Mehdi, “Silicon Micromachining Techniques for Submillimeter Wave Applications,” Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop Hilton Head, June 6–10, 2010.
  40. I. Mehdi, B. Thomas, R. Lin, A. Maestrini, J. Ward, E. Schlecht, J. Gill, C. Lee, G. Chattopadhyay, and F. Maiwald, “High Power Local Oscillator Sources for 1–2 THz,” Millimeter, Submillimeter and Far Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation V, Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7741, 774112, 2010.
  41. C. Jung, C. Lee, B. Thomas, G. Chattopadhyay, A. Peralta, R. Lin, J. Gill, and I. Mehdi, “Silicon Micromachining Technology for THz Applications,” Proceedings of the IRMMW Conference, September 2010. 
  42. G. Chattopadhyay, “Nanotechnology at Submillimeter Wavelengths for Space Applications,” Proceedings of the European Microwave Week, Paris, France, September 2010.
  43. J. A. Bonetti, A. D. Turner, M. Kenyon, H. G. LeDuc, J. A. Brevik, A. Orlando, A. Trangsrud, R. Sudiwala, H. T. Nguyen, P. K. Day, J. J. Bock, S. R. Golwala, J. M. Kovac, W. C. Jones, and C. L. Kuo, “Transition Edge Sensor Focal Plane Arrays for the BICEP2, Keck, and Spider CMB,” IEEE Transactions of Applied Superconductivity, 2010.
  44. W. Johnson, “Field Calibration of a Broadband Compact Thermal Infrared Spectrometer for Earth Science,” IEEE Aerospace Conference Digest, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/AERO.2010.5446708, pp. 1–9, 2010.
  45. A. D. Beyer, M. E. Kenyon, P. M. Echternach, B.-H. Eom, J. Bueno, P. K. Day, J. J. Bock, and C. M. Bradford, “Characterizing SixNy Absorbers and Support Beams for Far-Infrared/Submillimeter Transition-Edge Sensors,” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7741, 774121, July 2010.