18 July 2018 Front Matter: Volume 10657
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Numbers in the index correspond to the last two digits of the seven-digit citation identifier (CID) article numbering system used in Proceedings of SPIE. The first five digits reflect the volume number. Base 36 numbering is employed for the last two digits and indicates the order of articles within the volume. Numbers start with 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 0A, 0B…0Z, followed by 10-1Z, 20-2Z, etc.

Achanta, Venu Gopal, 0Z

Agarwal, G. S., 0Z

Alajoki, Teemu, 0A

Alexander, David, 0G

Al-Mulla, S., 02

Amoroso, Jan, 0B

Azad, Abul K., 14

Bar, Ilana, 0K

Borgen, Lars, 0A

Bradley, Rick, 0B

Buczyński, Ryszard, 0A

Carlson, J., 02

Carron, Keith T., 04

Chen, Nan, 0E

Cherchi, Matteo, 0A

Chuan, Kailiang, 0E

Colin, Alexis, 07

Cunningham, B. T., 02

Dallesasse, J. M., 02

DePrenger, Michael J., 0F

Deshmukh, Prathmesh, 0Z

Deutsch, Erik R., 0N

Duttagupta, S. P., 0Z

Dwight, Jason G., 0G

Ernst, Henrik, 0E

Favela, Kristin A., 0M

Fitzgerald, Ryan, 03, 05, 0H

French, Rebecca, 0R

Fry, Edward S., 0M

Furstenberg, Robert, 0O

Georges des Aulnois, Johann, 07, 08

Gigan, Sylvain, 0R

Goh, Simon Chun Kiat, 0E

Gomer, Nathaniel R., 0T

Grimieau, Axel, 08

Grischkowsky, Daniel R., 0W

Guina, Mircea, 0A

Hajian, Arsen R., 0N

Harjanne, Mikko, 0A

Hebert, Martial, 0U

Heinilehto, Noora, 0A

Houck, Alexandra, 0B

Houck, William, 0B

Hruska, Curtis, 0B

Hsiung, Chang, 0B

Huehnerhoff, Joseph, 0N

Huffman, T. J., 0O

Jedlovec, Gary J., 0G

Kalinowski, Przemyslaw, 0A

Karanassios, Vassili, 03, 05, 0H

Karioja, Pentti, 0A

Kasztelanic, Rafał, 0A

Kendziora, Christopher A., 0O

Kesler, B., 02

Klimek, Michael, 0B

Kluczyński, Paweł, 0A

Lee, Chengkuo, 0E

Long, K. D., 02

Lozo, Jason A., 0N

Luvall, Jeffrey C., 0G

Martin, David, 0B

Mason, John D., 0M

McGill, R. A., 0O

Mendis, Rajind, 0Y

Meysing, Daniel, 0B

Miller, Christopher W., 0F

Moon, Denise E., 0T

Moore, David S., 14

Moore, Thomas Z., 0M

Muskens, Otto L., 0R

Narasimhan, Srinivasa, 0U

Nelson, Matthew P., 0T, 0U

Nodurft, Dawson T., 0M

O’Hara, John F., 0W

Ollila, Jyrki, 0A

Pawlowski, Michal E., 0G

Pires, Bernardo, 0U

Prabhu, S. S., 0Z

Rahman, Abdur, 14

Rana, Goutam, 0Z

Ratajczyk, Marcin, 0A

Ray, Bryan H., 04

Salo, Tomi, 0A

Saxe, Steve, 0B

Scheeline, Alexander, 06

Shiau, Li Lynn, 0E

Sillard, Léo, 08

Smith, Valton, 0B

Su, P., 02

Sun, Lan, 0B

Suomalainen, Soile, 0A

Szymanski, Benjamin, 07, 08

Tan, Chuan Seng, 0E

Tatum, Paul F., 0G

Tay, Beng Kang, 0E

Tazik, Shawna K., 0T, 0U

Tedford, Vincent, 0M

Tkaczyk, Tomasz S., 0G

Treado, Patrick J., 0U

Tuorila, Heidi, 0A

Viheriälä, Jukka, 0A

Virtanen, Sami, 0A

Von Gunten, Marc, 0B

Wan, Y., 02

Wang, Emily, 03

Wang, Shurui, 0E

Wierszewski, Jason G., 0T

Woodburn, E., 02

Yakovlev, Vladislav V., 0M

Yetzbacher, Michael K., 0F

Zhi, Tiancheng, 0U

Zia, Nouman, 0A

Conference Committee

Symposium Chair

  • Robert Fiete, Harris Corporation (United States)

Symposium Co-chair

  • Jay Kumler, JENOPTIK Optical Systems, LLC (United States)

Conference Chairs

  • Mark A. Druy, Galvanic Applied Sciences USA Inc. (United States)

    Richard A. Crocombe, Crocombe Spectroscopic Consulting, LLC (United States)

    Steven M. Barnett, Barnett Technical Services, LLC (United States)

    Luisa T.M. Profeta, Field Forensics, Inc. (United States)

    Abul K. Azad, Los Alamos National Laboratory (United States)

Conference Program Committee

  • Leigh J. Bromley, DRS Daylight Solutions (United States)

    John M. Dell, The University of Western Australia (Australia)

    Jason M. Eichenholz, Open Photonics, Inc. (United States)

    Fredrick G. Haibach, Confluent Sciences Consulting, Inc.(United States)

    Willem Hoving, Anteryon BV (Netherlands)

    Vassili Karanassios, University of Waterloo (Canada)

    Martin Kraft, Carinthian Tech Research AG (Austria)

    Jouko O. Malinen, VTT Technical Research Center of Finland (Finland)

    Ellen V. Miseo, Hamamatsu Corporation (United States)

    Jeffry J. Santman, Corning Advanced Optics (United States)

    David W. Schiering, CziTek, LLC (United States)

    John Seelenbinder, Agilent Technologies (United States)

    Ulrike Willer, Technische Universität Clausthal (Germany)

Session Chairs

  • 1 Smartphone Spectroscopy

    Richard A. Crocombe, Crocombe Spectroscopic Consulting, LLC (United States)

  • 2 Laser Sources and Spectroscopy

    Luisa T.M. Profeta, Field Forensics, Inc. (United States)

  • 3 New Technologies

    Steven M. Barnett, Barnett Technical Services, LLC (United States)

  • 4 LIBS and Optical Emission

    Steven M. Barnett, Barnett Technical Services, LLC (United States)

  • 5 Raman Spectroscopy and Imaging

    Luisa T.M. Profeta, Field Forensics, Inc. (United States)

  • 6 Nanoscale Imaging

    Richard A. Crocombe, Crocombe Spectroscopic Consulting, LLC (United States)

  • 7 Novel Imaging Instruments

    Luisa T.M. Profeta, Field Forensics, Inc. (United States)

  • 8 Terahertz I

    Abul K. Azad, Los Alamos National Laboratory (United States)

  • 9 Terahertz II

    Abul K. Azad, Los Alamos National Laboratory (United States)

  • 10 Terahertz III

    Abul K. Azad, Los Alamos National Laboratory (United States)


The past twenty-five years have seen a massive investment in photonics, electronics, and MEMS aimed at developing new telecommunications capabilities and innovative consumer products. This has led to advances in miniature optics, light sources, tunable filters, array detectors, fiber optic sensors, and a range of other photonic devices across the whole electromagnetic spectrum, along with technologies for their mass production. Similarly, in recent years, there have been remarkable developments in handheld consumer electronics, especially mobile devices (“smartphones”). Today’s devices contain advances in RF technology, processors, displays, operating systems, user interfaces, memory, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, cameras, accelerometers, etc. These technologies are increasingly being exploited in new spectroscopic instruments, and are now the base of next-generation handheld scientific instruments.

Portable and handheld instruments tend to be more targeted at specific applications than their laboratory predecessors. They may have performance (measured as resolution, spectroscopic range, signal-to-noise, etc.) that is ‘good enough’ for field screening applications. However, they are often more selective, smaller, cheaper, more robust, and designed to give these actionable answers to non-scientist operators in the field. Spectroscopy-based systems are now making critical judgments in environments and applications that were unreachable twenty years ago, from hazardous materials to the operating theater, and from field geologists to customs and border personnel.

Advances in array detectors (CCD, CID, InGaAs, InSb, SLS, MCT, CMOS, etc.), with compact wavelength-selection devices (LVFs, mosaics, Fabry-Perots), are enabling a new generation of faster imaging spectrometers with both laboratory and field applications. Lower-cost microbolometer infrared arrays have been developed, employing MEMS techniques. New laser-based sources (quantum cascade lasers, interband cascade lasers, supercontinuums, terahertz, etc.), particularly in the mid-infrared, are being used in combination with advances in detector technology to create new spectroscopic platforms. Novel designs also enable very compact spectrometers and imagers, suitable for use on airborne platforms, including drones, and now we have the first generation of handheld hyperspectral imagers. The latest developments have driven the cost of hyperspectral imagers in the silicon detector region down dramatically, and are looking towards incorporating them in smartphones. The concurrent improvements in analytical theory, data analysis methods, algorithms, and the power of portable processors enable instrument designers to ‘put a PhD scientist in the box’ and empower field spectroscopic devices to give specific actionable answers.

This conference focused on advanced technologies for spectroscopic instrumentation, particularly the ultraviolet-visible, infrared, near-infrared, terahertz and Raman molecular techniques, but also included advances enabling miniature and portable spectrometers across the electromagnetic spectrum. Another critical topic area discussed was materials development relevant to shrinking the physical sizes of technologies enabling these applications. The 2017 and 2018 conferences both included special sessions on terahertz technologies and applications.

This conference premiered at Optics East 2007 in Boston, MA (United States), and has been part of the DCS Meeting for many years now. The conference is now rotating between three sites, Baltimore, MD; Anaheim, CA; and Orlando, FL; with the 2018 conference being in Orlando. It spanned two-and-a-half days, and was divided into sessions focusing on: Smartphone spectroscopy; Laser Sources and Spectroscopy; New Technologies; LIBS and Optical Emission Raman Spectroscopy and Imaging; Nanoscale Imaging, Novel Imaging Instruments; Terahertz Technologies and Applications. The Conference Chairs believe that this Conference in 2015 had the first SPIE session devoted to “Smartphone Spectroscopy”, and we anticipate that this will be a continuing and growing part of this Conference. In all, 37 papers were presented, 26 of which are included in this volume.

Mark A. Druy

Richard A. Crocombe

Steven M. Barnett

Luisa T. M. Profeta

Abul K. Azad

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"Front Matter: Volume 10657", Proc. SPIE 10657, Next-Generation Spectroscopic Technologies XI, 1065701 (18 July 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2502371; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2502371

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