Dr. Alfred D. Ducharme is an Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology and the College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida. He is currently the Assistant Dean of Distance and Distributed Learning for the College of Engineering and Computer Science. He is also the Program Coordinator for the BSEET – Photonics program instituted in 2003. His research interests include solid-state lighting, image system testing, and laser speckle. Dr. Ducharme earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Central Florida (CREOL). Dr. Ducharme was awarded the Rudolf Kingslake award from SPIE in 1995 and has 19 US Patents.
Improved aperture for modulation transfer function measurement of detector arrays beyond the Nyquist frequency
Random transparency targets for modulation transfer function measurement in the visible and infrared regions
Point-spread function and MTF characterization of the kinetic-kill-vehicle hardware-in-the-loop simulation (KHILS) infrared-laser scene projector