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					                               Optical Science & Engineering Conference
                                       Sponsored by the MSU Optical Technology Center
                                                               MSU Foundation & Alumni Center
                                                                      Montana State University
                                                                      Bozeman, Montana

                             Conference Agenda
                            Thursday, 20 August 2009
                               Conference Chair, Dr. Joseph Shaw
                             OpTeC Director & ECE Professor, MSU

                                Conference Assistant, Sue Martin
                              OpTeC Administrative Assistant, MSU



8:00 am      MORNING REFRESHMENTS

8:30 am      Joseph Shaw - OpTeC Director, MSU
             Welcome and opening remarks

Session 1

8:40 am      Zeb Barber – MSU Spectrum Lab
             High power, efficient Raman in hollow core waveguides

9:00 am      Kevin Repasky – MSU ECE
             Applied Optics Group overview

9:20 am      Nikolay Makarov – MSU Physics
             In-vitro and in-vivo two-photon near-infrared cancer imaging

9:40 am      Paul Nugent – MSU ECE
             Noninvasive measurement of bee hive robustness with infrared imaging

10:00 am     BREAK & REFRESHMENTS

Session 2

10:30 am     Trent Berg – MSU Spectrum Lab/ECE
             Development of hand-held meth detector

10:50 am     Justin Hogan – MSU ECE
             Multispectral imaging of vegetation response to carbon dioxide

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11:10 am     Todd Kaiser – MSU ECE
             Solar cell basics for teachers

11:30 am     Brant Kaylor – Bridger Photonics
             Precision LADAR


11:55 pm     LUNCH BREAK (on your own)


Session 3

1:30 pm      Wataru Nakagawa – MSU ECE
             Nano-scale optics and photonics at MSU

1:50 pm      Maziar P. Nezhad – University of California San Diego
             Room-temperature operation of metallo-dielectric nanolasers

2:30 pm      Rob Walker – MSU Chemistry & Biochemistry
             Ordinary chemistry in extraordinary places: nonlinear optical studies of interfaces

3:00 pm      BREAK & REFRESHMENTS

Session 4

3:30 pm      Christina Dunn – University of Rochester Institute of Optics
             A random tool path for sub-aperture polishing technologies

3:50 pm      Curt Vogel – MSU Mathematical Sciences
             Adaptive optics deformable mirror modeling and open-loop control

4:10 pm      Timothy Hahn – MSU CS/ECE
             Physically aware routing and wavelength assignment algorithms for next-generation
             transparent optical networks

4:30 pm      Charles Kankelborg – MSU Physics
             IRIS: the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph

4:50 pm      Oral sessions adjourn

5:20 pm      POSTER SETUP




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6:00 – 8:00 pm        POSTER SESSION & DINNER

Session 5 – Poster Session
1. R. Krishna Mohan, Cal Harrington, Zeb W. Barber, Charles W. Thiel, W. Randy Babbitt
     Spectrum Lab, Montana State University – Bozeman
     Direct spectral phase mapping using correlative spectrum analyzer for direction finding

2.   Kevin S. Repasky
     ECE Department, Montana State University – Bozeman
     Applied Optics Group projects

3.   Sarah Lukes, Eric Moog, Jeff Lutzenberger, Steven Shaw, David Dickensheets
     ECE Department, Montana State University – Bozeman
     Effect of device dynamics on feedback stabilization of deformable membrane mirrors

4.   Mohammad Moghimi, Steven Gates, Erwin Dunbar, Jeff Lutzenberger, David Dickensheets
     ECE Department, Montana State University – Bozeman
     A bonded wafer process for focus-control mirrors made from SU-8 2002

5.   Steven Gates, Erwin Dunbar, David Dickensheets
     ECE Department, Montana State University – Bozeman
     Mechanical properties of thin membranes made from the photopolymer SU-8 2002

6.   Xue Xiaohu, Christopher Arrasmith, Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, David Dickensheets
     ECE Department, Montana State University – Bozeman
     Skin microscopy and Raman spectroscopy using a handheld MEMS-based instrument

7.   Andrew Albers,1 Tim Hahn,1 Brendan Mumey,1 Richard Wolff2
     1
       Computer Science Department, Montana State University – Bozeman
     2
       ECE Department, Montana State University – Bozeman
     Visual evaluation of routing and wavelength assignment algorithms in transparent optical
     networks

8.   Paul W. Nugent1,2 and Joseph A. Shaw1
     1
       ECE Department, Montana State University – Bozeman
     2
       NWB Sensors, Inc., Bozeman, Montana
     Radiometric calibration of low-cost, non-thermally stabilized infrared imagers

9.   Nathan J. Pust, Andrew R. Dahlberg, Joseph A. Shaw
     ECE Department, Montana State University – Bozeman
     Concurrent polarimetric measurements of painted metal and illuminating skylight compared with a
     microfacet model




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posters, continued…

10. Andrew R. Dahlberg, Nathan J. Pust, Joseph A. Shaw
    ECE Department, Montana State University – Bozeman
    Methods for displaying all-sky polarization imager data

11. Gregory Gabrielsen, Pete Roos, W. Randy Babbitt
    Spectrum Lab, Montana State University – Bozeman
    Frequency stabilization of DFB lasers




Local Optics Company Posters and Exhibits

A.     ADVR, Inc. – Elizabeth Noonan

B.     Altos Photonics – Laurie Dewar, Emily Bates

C.     Bridger Photonics – Pete Roos, Brant Kaylor

D.     ILX Lightwave Corp. – Larry Johnson

E.     Lattice Materials – Bob Spetz

F.     NWB Sensors, Inc. – Paul Nugent

G.     Quantel USA – Neal Montgomery, Jennifer Williams, Sara Fisher, Michael Barrett

H.     Resonon Inc. – Rand Swanson

I.     Reflect Scientific – Brian Smithgall

J.     S2 Corp. – Kris Merkel

K.     Scientific Materials Corp., a division of FLIR – Zach Cole, Brad Killgore

L.     SensoPath – Brenda Spangler




                                   Thank you for Participating




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