Dr. Anthony Tanbakuchi
Senior Research & Development Optical Engineer at
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Area of Expertise:
Optical design , Non-imaging systems , Space based systems , Imaging systems , Optical system alignment & testing
Profile Summary

Anthony Tanbakuchi, a member of the Optical Payload Design & Realization Group at Sandia National Laboratories, has broad experience designing and realizing imaging and non-imaging optical systems for land, air, and space. Prior to his work at Sandia, he received a PhD & MS in Optical Sciences from the University of Arizona for his work developing the first confocal micro-laparoscope used in humans to image cancer. He also holds a BS in Imaging & Photographic Technology and an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistical Quality from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Publications (15)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 1, 2015
Proc. SPIE. 9613, Polarization Science and Remote Sensing VII
KEYWORDS: Signal to noise ratio, Titanium dioxide, Polarization, Sensors, Coating, Polarimetry, Humidity, Chemical detection, Chemical analysis, Prototyping

Proc. SPIE. 8612, Micromachining and Microfabrication Process Technology XVIII
KEYWORDS: Diffraction, Point spread functions, Diffractive optical elements, Silica, Etching, Calcium, Manufacturing, Surface roughness, Wavefronts, Computer generated holography

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | October 15, 2012
Proc. SPIE. 8491, Optical System Alignment, Tolerancing, and Verification VI
KEYWORDS: Short wave infrared radiation, Optical design, Beam splitters, Imaging systems, Sensors, Silicon, Objectives, Optical alignment, Modulation transfer functions, Tolerancing

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | February 24, 2010
Proc. SPIE. 7558, Endoscopic Microscopy V
KEYWORDS: Confocal microscopy, Stars, Tissues, Imaging systems, Scanners, Ions, Image resolution, In vivo imaging, Tissue optics, Optical scanning systems

SPIE Journal Paper | July 1, 2009
JBO Vol. 14 Issue 04
KEYWORDS: Confocal microscopy, Luminescence, Imaging systems, Tissues, Monte Carlo methods, Tissue optics, Scattering, Natural surfaces, Photon transport, Sensors

SPIE Journal Paper | July 1, 2009
JBO Vol. 14 Issue 04
KEYWORDS: Confocal microscopy, In vivo imaging, Surgery, Tissues, Biopsy, Control systems, Cancer, Imaging systems, Ovary, Computing systems

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