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Holland and Beletic: High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy VII

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Abreu, Asier, 0K

Acharya, Y. B., 2J

Aguilar, J. A., 2T

Aliş, Sinan, 2P

Alkire, Greg, 2V

Allanwood, E. A. H., 15

Alvarez, Domingo, 2C

Amman, M., 2H

Antilogus, Pierre, 0X, 1A

Arkun, Erdem, 0F

Astier, Pierre, 1A

Atkinson, Dani E., 0N, 0W

Atkinson, David, 0R

Auyeung, John, 0F

Azzollini, R., 10

Baker, Ian M., 05, 0N, 0O, 0R

Barbier, Rémi, 0H, 11, 1E, 1J, 1Y

Barkhouser, Robert H., 2D

Barnes, Keith, 05, 0R

Baum, Stefi, 2I

Baumgartner, Wayne H., 1D

Beam, Carey, 2M

Beaton, Alexander, 1T

Beaufort, Thierry, 0K, 0U, 0Z, 1E, 1G, 21

Beckmann, Udo, 2C

Beletic, James W., 0F

Bender, Chad, 1Q

Beuville, Eric, 2X

Bezawada, Naidu, 0R

Bharti, Rupali, 26

Bhaskaran, Suraj, 2M

Billotta, S., 28

Bilnik, W., 2T

Blank, Richard, 0W

Blase, Ryan C., 2B

Blocki, J., 2T

Bloemmaert, Sander, 0U, 0Z, 1E, 1G, 1N, 21

Boe, Raymond, 2X

Bogacz, L., 2T

Boggs, Kasey, 0S

Boggs, S., 2H

Bonnefois, A., 17

Borkowski, J., 2T

Boulade, Olivier, 0B, 0C, 17

Bradley, Scott, 2L

Brandonisio, A., 28

Bredthauer, Gregory, 0S

Bryson, Ian, 0R

Bugnet, Henri, 2Q

Bulik, T., 2T

Burgon, Ross, 0A

Burse, Mahesh P., 20, 24, 26

Burt, D., 0L

Bush, Nathan, 0A, 0I, 0M

Butler, Bart, 0U, 0Z, 1E, 1G, 1N, 21

Buton, C., 1J

Cabrera, Mario S., 0D, 0E

Cadoux, F., 2T

Cagiano, S., 11

Caillat, Laurence, 1Y

Carmody, Micheal, 0F

Castelein, Pierre, 0C

Catalano, O., 28

Cervera, Cyril, 0C

Chambion, Bertrand, 1H

Chang, H. K., 2H

Chattopadhyay, Sabyasachi, 20, 24

Chen, J., 11

Chen, Jie, 1K, 1L

Cheng, Edward, 0Q, 2V

Cheung, S., 11

Chiang, Jim, 0V

Chillal, Kalpesh, 24, 26

Chiu, J. L., 2H

Cho, H., 11

Chordia, Pravin, 20, 24, 26

Chorier, Philippe, 0C

Christe, Steven D., 1D

Christov, A., 2T

Ciapponi, Alessandra, 02

Cillis, A., 11

Clapp, Matthew, 0Y, 1S

Clarke, Andrew S., 13

Clémens, Jean-Claude, 0H, 11, 1Y

Content, David, 0Q, 2V

Conversi, Luca, 0H

Cooke, Chathan M., 2B

Copperwheat, Chris M., 22

Cordrey-Gale, Matthew, 2Q

Corrales, Elizabeth, 0Q, 2X

Costa, E., 28

Côté, Patrick, 1T

Craven, C. A., 2G

Cropper, M., 10

Crouzet, Pierre-Elie, 02, 1E, 1G

Crowley, Cian, 0K

Culver, Harry, 2V

Curyło, M., 2T

Cutts, A., 10

Daigle, Olivier, 08

Davis, Michael W., 2B

Davis, Ray, 0R

Dawson, O., 11

de Borniol, E., 0B

de la Barrière, F., 17

De Ridder, J., 1P

Defernez, Arnaud, 12

Del Monte, E., 28

Delisle, C., 17

della Volpe, D., 2T

Delo, G., 11

Demers, Richard, 0A, 0M

DeRoo, Casey T., 06

Devashrayee, Niranjan M., 2J

Di Cosimo, S., 28

Di Persio, G., 28

Dierickx, Bart, 12

Doherty, Peter, 0X, 1A

Dong, Shucheng, 1K

Donlon, Kevan, 2I

Dorn, Meghan L., 0D, 0E

Downing, Mark, 12

Doyle, Christy, 2X

Drab, John, 2X

Druart, G., 17

Dryer, B., 0L

Dubreuil, D., 17

Dunford, Alice, 2Y

Duvet, Ludovic, 02, 0U, 0Z, 1E, 1G, 1N, 21

Dyrda, M., 2T

Ealet, Anne, 0H, 1Y

Ebbets, Dennis, 2L

Edwall, Dennis, 0F

Effinger, Robert, 0M

Eggen, Nathan, 2U

Endicott, James, 2Q

Erol, Ayşe, 2P

Ertley, C. D., 2G

Fabiani, S., 28

Farris, Mark, 0F, 0W, 11

Fathipour, Vala, 0P

Favre, Y., 2T

Feautrier, Philippe, 0B, 12

Feizi, A., 11

Feng, Yi, 1L

Fereyre, P., 1J

Ferrando, P., 10

Ferrari, Marc, 1H

Ferriol, Sylvain, 0H, 1Y

Fièque, Bruno, 0C

Finger, Gert, 0O, 2C

Fodness, Bryan, 2M

Foley, M. R., 2G

Foltz, R., 11

Forrest, William J., 0D, 0E

Fournier, M., 1J

France, Kevin, 2L

Franka, Steve, 2L

Frankowski, A., 2T

Freymiller, Ed, 2L

Fried, J., 2O

Fryer, Martin, 12

Fulk, Chad, 0Q, 2X

Gach, Jean-Luc, 12

Gaeremynck, Yann, 1H

Gaschet, Christophe, 1H

Gaskin, Jessica, 1D

Geimer, Christoph, 2C

Getin, Stéphane, 1H

Getty, Jonathan, 0Q, 2X

Giarrusso, S., 28

Gillard, William, 1Y

Gilmore, Angelo S., 1M

Gilmore, Kirk, 1A

Gladstone, G. Randall, 2B

Goebel, Sean B., 0N, 0W

Gooding, David, 1E, 1G

Gow, Jason P. D., 0A, 0I, 0J, 0L, 15, 29, 2A

Goyal, S. K., 2J

Gravrand, Olivier, 0B, 0C

Greathouse, Thomas K., 2B

Gregory, Kyle, 1D

Grudniki, Ł., 2T

Grudzinska, M., 2T

Guellec, Fabrice, 0C

Guérineau, N., 17

Gunn, James E., 0F, 2D

Güver, Tolga, 2P

Guyon, Olivier, 0P

Guyonnet, Augustin, 1A

Hailey, M., 10

Hall, David J., 06, 0A, 0I, 0J, 0L, 0M, 29

Hall, Donald N. B., 0F, 0N, 0O, 0W

Hall, Richard D., 25

Halverson, Samuel P., 1Q

Hamden, Erika T., 07

Harding, Leon K., 0A, 0M

Hardy, Tim, 1U

Hart, Murdock, 2D

Harwit, Alex, 2L

Haupt, Justine, 0V, 0X

Hayes-Thakore, Chris, 0Y

Heijnen, Jerko, 0U, 0Z, 1E, 1G, 1N, 21

Heininger, Matthias, 2C

Heller, M., 2T

Henry, David, 1H

Herrmann, S., 0X

Hickey, M., 11

Hill, Robert J., 0Q

Hipwood, Les, 05, 0R

Hodapp, Klaus W., 0F, 0W

Hoenk, Michael, 0A

Holland, Andrew D., 06, 0A, 0I, 0J, 0L, 13, 15, 29, 2Q, 2Y

Holland, Eric, 0F

Holland, Karen, 06

Holmes, W., 11

Hu, D., 10

Hudson, Danya, 08

Huffer, M., 0X

Hugot, Emmanuel, 1H

Hunt, T., 10

Hutchings, John, 1T

Hwang, T., 11

Idźkowski, B., 2T

Impiombato, D., 28

Inglis, Andrew R., 1D

Israelsson, U., 11

Ives, Derek, 2C

Jackson, Malcolm, 0R

Jacobson, Shane M., 0N, 0W

Jaehnig, Kurt, 2U

Jahn, Wilfried, 1H

Jamrozy, M., 2T

Janiak, M., 2T

Jean, P., 2H

Jelinsky, S. R., 2G

Jermak, Helen, 22

Jerram, Paul, 04, 12, 14

Jhabvala, M., 11

Jiang, Fengxin, 1K

Johnson, Steven, 14

Jordan, Douglas, 04, 0A

Jorden, Paul, 04, 12, 14

Joshi, Atul, 2V

Joshi, Bhushan, 24

Juramy-Giles, C., 0X

Kahle, D., 11

Kan, Em., 11

Kan, Er., 11

Kashikawa, Nobunari, 1O

Kasperek, J., 2T

Kato, Natsuko M., 1W

Kay, Burak, 2P

Kelly, Daniel, 2V

Kern, P., 0B

Keskin, Onur, 2P

Ketchazo, C., 17

Khalil, A., 10

Kierans, C., 2H

Kilcoyne, Sean, 2X

King, James, 0Y

Kitagawa, Yutaro, 1W

Kobayakawa, Yutaka, 1W

Kohley, Ralf, 0H, 0K, 10, 1E

Kohok, Abhay, 20, 26

Kolb, Johann, 12

Komiyama, Yutaka, 1O

Konishi, Masahiro, 1W

Kotov, Ivan V., 0V, 1A

Kotulla, Ralf, 2U

Kubik, Bogna, 0H, 1Y

Kuczewski, J., 0X, 2O

Kyne, Gillian, 07

Ladiya, T., 2J

Lage, Craig, 1A

Lagier, Philippe, 1Y

Lalik, K., 2T

Le Bouquin, J.-B., 0B

Leese, M., 15

Legras, Romain, 1Y

Lehner, Matthew, 14

Leisenring, Jarron M., 2N

Lemmel, Frédéric, 0U, 0Z, 1E, 1G, 1N, 21

Levillain, Yves, 02

Lewis, Matthew R. F., 06

Lin, C. H., 2H

Lin, Sheng-zhao, 1L

Lingner, Nicole, 07

Lockhart, Charles, 0N

Loose, Markus, 0W, 11, 2V

Lotkin, G., 11

Lowell, A., 2H

Lu, W., 2O

Luppino, Gerard, 2V

Lupton, Robert, 1A

Lyard, E., 2T

Lyashenko, A. V., 2G

Mach, E., 2T

Maciaszek, Thierry, 1Y

Mah, Jonathan, 0Q, 2V

Mahadevan, Suvrath, 1Q

Mahato, Swaraj, 1P

Mainzer, Amy K., 0D

Mandat, D., 2T

Marszalek, A., 2T

Martin, D. Christopher, 07

Massaro, E., 28

Mathew, Joice, 2K

Maxey, Chris, 05

Mayer, Frederic, 1J, 2Q

Mazin, Benjamin A., 2P

McBride, S., 2H

McEntaffer, Randall L., 06

McLeod, Brian A., 0G

McLevige, William, 0F

McMurtry, Craig W., 0D, 0E

Mears, Lynn, 0Q, 2X

Mehrgan, Leander, 2C

Mestri, Vilas, 26

Meyer, Manfred, 12

Meynants, Guy, 1P

Meynart, Roland, 02

Michaels, Darren, 0A

Michalowski, J., 2T

Michilli, D., 28

Mihalcea, Ionut, 0Y, 1S

Miko, Laddawan, 11, 2V

Miller, Chris, 0R

Mineo, T., 28

Minoglou, Kyriaki, 02

Minot, M. J., 2G

Misselt, Karl, 2N

Miyata, T., 27

Moderski, R., 2T

Mohseni, Hooman, 0P

Monson, Andrew J., 1Q

Montaruli, T., 2T

Morbidini, A., 28

Moreau, Vincent, 0C, 17

Morelli, E., 28

Morrissey, Patrick, 07, 0M

Morse, Tom, 0Y, 1S

Mosby, Gregory, 2U

Motohara, Kentaro, 1W

Moulin, Gaid, 1H

Mugnier, L., 17

Muleri, F., 28

Mulet, Patrick, 0C, 17

Murray, Neil J., 06, 0A, 0I, 0L, 29, 2A

Murthy, Jayant, 2K

N. P. S., Mithun, 2J

Nagayama, Takahiro, 1O

Naik, Amisha P., 2J

Nakaya, Hidehiko, 1O

Neal, Homer, 0V

Nell, Nicholas, 2L

Nelms, Nick, 02, 1N

Nelson, David, 0Q

Nemati, Bijan, 0A, 0M

Neronov, A., 2T

Nguyen, L., 11

Niclas, Mathieu, 1Y

Niemiec, J., 2T

Nikitushkina, Liubov, 1H

Nikzad, Shouleh, 07

Ninkov, Zoran, 2I, 2M

Nomerotski, Andrei, 1A

Norup Sorensen, Anton, 1Y

O’Mahony, A., 2G

O'Brien, Kieran, 2P

O'Connor, Paul, 0V, 0X, 1A, 2O

Ohashi, Hirofumi, 1W

Oosterbroek, Tim, 0U, 0Z

Ostrowski, M., 2T

Pacciani, L., 28

Park, Min-Su, 0P

Paśko, P., 2T

Patel, A. R., 2J

Pech, M., 2T

Peddada, Pavani, 0A

Peralta, Richard, 2X

Philbrick, Robert H., 1M

Piche, Louis, 08

Pike, Andrew, 12

Pipher, Judith L., 0D, 0E

Piquette, E., 11

Plana, C., 10

Popecki, M., 2G

Porcelli, A., 2T

Poshyachinda, Saran, 22

Pottinger, S., 10

Powers, T., 11

Prabhudesai, Swapnil, 20

Prandini, E., 2T

Pratlong, Jérôme, 04, 14, 15

Pravdo, S., 11

Prieto, Eric, 1Y

Prod’homme, Thibaut, 02, 0K, 0U, 0Z, 1G, 21, 29

Punnadi, Sujit, 20, 26

Queloz, Didier, 25

Rajda, P., 2T

Ramaprakash, A. N., 20, 24, 26

Rameez, M., 2T

Ramsey, Larry, 1Q

Raskin, Gert, 1P

Rasmussen, Andrew, 1A

Retherford, Kurt D., 2B

Reyes, Javier, 12

Rezaei, Mohsen, 0P

Rieke, Marcia, 2N

Robberto, Massimo, 2N

Robbins, Mark, 04

Rossetti, Dino, 2V

Rothman, J., 0B

Roumegoux, Julien, 0C

Roy, Niladri, 1T

Rubini, A., 28

Runkle, A., 11

Rushton, Joseph E., 2Q

Russo, S., 0X

Ryan, Daniel F., 1D

Safonova, Margarita, 2K

Salter, Mike, 0Y, 1S

Sarpotdar, Mayuresh, 2K

Schioppa, E. jr., 2T

Schmoll, J., 10

Schovanek, P., 2T

Schrein, Ronald J., 1M

Schultz, Ted B., 06

Scott, Alan, 08, 1T

Secroun, Aurélia, 0H, 1Y

Seiffert, M., 11

Seller, Paul, 1D

Serra, Benoit, 1Y

Seweryn, K., 2T

Sharples, R., 10

Shih, Albert Y., 1D

Shimono, Atsushi, 0F

Shorrocks, Nick, 0R

Siegmund, O. H. W., 2G

Sinha, Sakya, 20, 26

Siskind, Eric, 2V

Skottfelt, Jesper, 0I, 0M, 29

Skowron, K., 2T

Sleator, C., 2H

Sliusar, V., 2T

Smadja, Gérard, 1Y

Smee, Stephen A., 0F, 2D

Smit, Hans, 0U, 0Z, 1E, 1G, 1N, 21

Smith, Brian, 2V

Smith, D. R, 15

Smith, Ken, 08

Smith, Robert J., 22

Smith, Roger, 0G

Smith, Thomas, 0V

Soffitta, P., 28

Soman, Matthew R., 06, 15

Song, Qian, 23

Soonthorntham, Boonrucksar, 22

Sottile, G., 28

Sowinski, M., 2T

Stadler, Eric, 12

Starr, Barry, 0Q, 2X

Stawarz, Ł., 2T

Steele, Iain A., 22

Stefanov, Konstantin D., 13, 15, 2Q, 2Y

Stodulska, M., 2T

Stodulski, M., 2T

Strada, Paolo, 0H, 11, 1E

Stubbs, Christopher, 0X, 1A

Sun, Quan, 23

Swift, Nick, 12

Szafraniec, Magdalena, 10

Takacs, Peter, 0V

Takahashi, Hidenori, 1W

Tamura, Naoyuki, 0F

Tan, Chee Leong, 0P

Tateuchi, Ken, 1W

Tedesco, J., 2G

Ter Haar, Joerg, 1E, 1G, 1N

Terao, Yasunori, 1W

Terrien, Ryan C., 1Q

Theobald, C., 10

Thompson, Samantha, 25

Tilquin, André, 1Y

Todo, Soya, 1W

Tomsick, J., 2H

Toscano, S., 2T

Tracy, Christopher, 2X

Troyano Pujadas, I., 2T

Tseng, C. H., 2H

Tucker, C., 11

Tulloch, Simon, 2C, 2Z, 30

Turck, K., 11

Tutt, James H., 06

Tyson, Anthony, 1A

Uchida, Tomohisa, 1O

Ulmer, Melville P., 0P

Vadawale, S. V., 2J

Vampola, John, 2X

Van Berg, R., 0X

van der Biezen, John, 1N

van der Luijt, Cornelis, 0U, 0Z, 1E, 1G, 1N, 21

Van Duinkerken, Gertjan, 1E

Van Winckel, H., 1P

Verhoeve, Peter, 0U, 0Z, 21

Viale, T., 17

Visser, Ivo, 0U, 0Z, 1E, 1G, 1N, 21

von Ballmoos, P., 2H

Waczynski, Augustyn, 0Q, 11

Walter, Christopher, 1A

Walter, R., 2T

Waltham, Nick, 0Y, 1S

Walton, D., 10

Wang, F., 11

Wang, Jian, 1K, 1L

Wang, Jian-min, 1L

Wang, Shiang-Yu, 14

Warmbier, Eric A., 0N

Weatherill, Daniel P., 06

Weber, C., 11

Wei, Mingzhi, 23

Weller, Harald, 0R

Wen, Yiting, 0Q

Wheaton, Skylar, 0P

Więcek, M., 2T

Williams, J., 11

Wilson, Matt, 1D

Wilson-Hodge, Colleen, 1D

Wolf, Marsha, 2U

Wollack, Edward, 2V

Wong, Andre, 0D

Wood, Daniel, 0I, 0J, 0L

Yang, C. Y., 2H

Yelkenci, F. Korhan, 2P

Yerli, Sinan K., 2P

Yeşilyaprak, Cahit, 2P

Yoshida, Michitoshi, 1O

Zagdański, A., 2T

Zanatta, Jean-Paul, 0C

Zandian, Majid, 0F, 0W

Zhang, Hong-fei, 1K, 1L

Zhang, Yuheng, 23

Ziętara, K., 2T

Zoglauer, A., 2H

Żychowski, P., 2T

Conference Committee

Symposium Chairs

  • Colin Cunningham, UK Astronomy Technology Centre (United Kingdom)

    Masanori Iye, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)

Symposium Co-chairs

  • Allison A. Barto, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation (United States)

    Suzanne K. Ramsay, European Southern Observatory (Germany)

Conference Chairs

  • Andrew D. Holland, e2v Centre for Electronic Imaging at The Open University (United Kingdom)

    James Beletic, Teledyne Imaging Sensors (United States)

Conference Program Committee

  • Megan E. Eckart, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)

    Gert Finger, European Southern Observatory (Germany)

    Michael E. Hoenk, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States)

    Paul Jorden, e2v technologies plc (United Kingdom)

    Didier D. Martin, European Space Research and Technology Centre (Netherlands)

    Satoshi Miyazaki, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)

    Peter C. Moore, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)

    S. Harvey Moseley, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)

    Robert H. Philbrick, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation (United States)

    Roger M. Smith, California Institute of Technology (United States)

    Tadayuki Takahashi, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)

    Hiroshi Tsunemi, Osaka University (Japan)

Session Chairs

  • 1 Detector Programmes

    Andrew D. Holland, e2v Centre for Electronic Imaging (United Kingdom)

  • 2 EM CCDs

    Michael E. Hoenk, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States)

  • 3 IR Sensors

    James W. Beletic, Teledyne Imaging Sensors (United States)

  • 4 Radiation Damage Studies

    Andrew D. Holland, e2v Centre for Electronic Imaging (United Kingdom)

  • 5 IR Detectors I

    Gert Finger, European Southern Observatory (Germany)

  • 6 CCDs

    Paul R. Jorden, e2v technologies plc (United Kingdom)

  • 7 Test and Characterisation

    Nick Nelms, ESA/ESTEC (Netherlands)

  • 8 CMOS Image Sensors

    Andrew D. Holland, e2v Centre for Electronic Imaging (United Kingdom)

    James W. Beletic, Teledyne Imaging Sensors (United States)

  • 9 QE Improvements and Calibration

    Andrew D. Holland, e2v

    Centre for Electronic Imaging (United Kingdom)

  • 10 CMOS X-ray Sensors

    Hiroshi Tsunemi, Osaka University (Japan)

  • 11 IR Detectors II

    James W. Beletic, Teledyne Imaging Sensors (United States)


Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation once again combined the visible, infrared, and high energy detector sessions into a single conference; High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy VII. This combination resulted in a rich variety of applications and detectors being presented by the community. This combination also provided an excellent overview of the leverage of detector technologies and methods across the photon energy spectrum, where many of the detection techniques and methodologies are common. Sessions were also held into associated readout electronics and radiation damage which are important for many applications.

Over ninety papers were presented over four days and attendance was high through the conference sometimes exceeding 160 attendees. This reflects on the excellence of presented material, the presenting authors, and the relevance of the conference to present-day astronomy.

The presentations covered detector performance, both theoretical, simulations and experimental, detectors in instruments and camera systems, sophisticated new controllers and software, packaging of very large detector mosaics, radiation testing, and the future direction of sensor technologies.

Over the years, proceedings like these have been an invaluable output and record of SPIE meetings. They represent a current snapshot of detector technologies. This year’s conference had several talks on CCDs covering optical and x-ray bands, and included a session on electron-multiplying CCD technology and applications. This year we saw an increase in the number of contributions detailing the continued development and improvement of both CMOS imagers, for the optical, and with new developments for their use in x-ray detection. Many results were “hot off the press”, with some being taken just days before the conference, which helps maintain the vitality of these events. We hope the detailed information presented here will contribute to further advancements in all detector technologies.

Such a successful meeting could not have taken place without the support and help of many people, especially all of you whose names appear on the papers collected here. We acknowledge the valuable advice and assistance for structuring the conference and chairing the sessions given to us by the Program Committee and would especially like to thank Jim Beletic, Gert Finger, Paul Jorden, Peter Verhoeve, Michael Hoenk and Hiroshi Tsunemi for their assistance in chairing some of the sessions.

Finally, we hope that you enjoy the written proceedings as an accurate record of the conference, and look forward to seeing you in Austin in 2018.

Andrew D. Holland

James Beletic

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