• 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.

Book Chapters:

  • 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.