Next Generation UV Instrument Technologies Enabling Missions in Astrophysics, Cosmology and Planetary Sciences
Paper under preparation: Hamden, E. T. and Jewell, A. and Goodsall, T. M. and Hennessey, J. et al. CCD Detectors with 80-90% Quantum Efficiency at Ultraviolet Wavelengths.
Hamden, E. T. and Greer, F. and Schiminovich, D. and Nikzad, S. and Martin, C. (2012) UV Photon-Counting CCD Detectors That Enable the Next Generation of UV Spectroscopy Missions: AR Coatings That Can Achieve 80-90% QE. SPIE V, 845309; doi: 10.1117.12.927208. PDF
Greera, F. and Hamden, E. and Jacquot, B. C. et al. (2013) Atomically Precise Surface Engingeering of Silcion CCDs for Enhanced UV Quantum Efficiency. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology, A 31, 01A103; doi 10.1116/1.4750372. PDF
Nikzad, S. (June 22-27, 2014). Four Presentations at the SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation.
Nikzad, S. (February 13, 2014). High Efficiency Detector Arrays and High Reflectivity Optical Coatings for High Performance Ultraviolet and Optical Instruments. Astronomy Department Techinical Talk, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Nikzad, S. and Hoenk, M. E. and Carver, A. and Jones, T. J. and Hennessy, J. and Jewell, A. and Hamden, E. and Goodsall, T. (October 7-9, 2013) Detectors and Advanced Coatings for Efficient UV/Optical/NIR Systems. Scientific Detector Workshop, Florence Italy.
Nikzad, S. (2014) High Perfoamnce Silicon Imagers and Their Applications. High Performance Silicon Imaging. Woodhead Publishing, Elsevier, proofs.
Nikzad, S. and Jewell, A. and Carver, A. and Hoenk, M. and Bell, D. and Maki, J. (2014). Digital Imaging for Planetary Exploration. Handbook of Digital Imaging. Whiley Books, under review.