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Photonics webinar series

webinar series

Keep up with photonic technologies while social distancing.

We are proud to introduce our first Spring-Summer 2020 photonic webinar series and are offering 17 different beginner and advanced topics. Please feel free to browse our schedule of topics and we hope that you find at least one that interests you. We invite you to sign up for as many webinars as you like.

Event Information

Event Name Photonics Webinar Series
Schedule May 26, 2020-August 18, 2020
Venue Join us on WebEx - 1:00 PM EDT/10 AM PDT
Official site Register Now

Webinar Series Schedule

Week #1 (week of May 25th) - Introduction to photodetectors

May 26th, Tuesday at 1 PM: Introduction to photodetectors: part 1, presenter Slawomir Piatek.

May 28th, Thursday at 1 PM: Introduction to photodetectors: part 2, presenter Slawomir Piatek.

Week #2 (week of June 1st) - Specific applications - LiDAR and flow cytometry

June 2nd, Tuesday at 1 PM: Solid state automotive LiDAR: physics principles, design challenges, and new developments, presenter Slawomir Piatek.

June 4th, Thursday at 1 PM: Photodetection in flow cytometry, presenter Slawomir Piatek.

Week #3 (week of June 8th) - Spectrometers

June 9th, Tuesday at 1 PM: General image sensors and spectrometers, presenter John Gilmore.

June 11th, Thursday at 1 PM: Understanding spectrometer signal-to-noise ratio, presenter John Gilmore.

Week #4 (week of June 22nd) - X-ray light sources

June 23rd, Tuesday at 1 PM: An encounter with light generating devices, presenter Eric Mesa.

June 25th, Thursday at 1 PM: X-Ray technology for NDT applications, presenter Andrew Fay.

Week #5 (week of June 29th) - Image sensors

June 30th, Tuesday at 1 PM: Introduction to image sensors, presenter Slawomir Piatek.

July 2nd, Thursday at 1 PM: See beyond visible: short wavelength infrared introduction and applications, presenter Albert Tu.

Week #6 (week of July 13th) - Laser driven light sources

July 14th, Tuesday at 1 PM: Extreme ultraviolet light sources supporting next-generation lithography, presenter Sam Gunnell.

July 16th, Thursday at 1 PM: Advances in testing and calibration of modern optical sensors, presenter Bill Grube.

Week #7 (week of July 20th) - Image sensors and cameras

July 21st, Tuesday at 1 PM: Challenge of circuitry to a successful image sensor implementation, presenter Lu Cheng.

July 23rd, Thursday at 1 PM: Do dim things: why low light imaging capabilities enable advances in research and medicine, presenter Stephanie Fullerton.

Week #8 (week of July 27th) - Mid-infrared technology

July 28h, Tuesday at 1 PM: Introduction to mid-infrared (MIR) photodetectors, presenter Slawomir Piatek.

July 30th, Thursday at 1 PM: Navigating the MIR market: applications, product options, and developments, presenter Gary Spingarn.

Week #9 (week of August 10th) - MPPC/SPAD

August 11th, Tuesday at 1 PM: MPPC & SPAD: future of photon counting detectors, presenter Slawomir Piatek.

Week #10 (week of August 17th) - SNR Simulation

August 18th, Tuesday at 1 PM: Using SNR simulation to select a photodetector​, presenter Dino Butron.