Dr. Christopher S. Baird
Assistant Professor of Physics at West Texas A&M Univ
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Photonics , Electromagnetics , Lasers , CEM
Profile Summary

Dr. Baird received his doctorate in theoretical physics from UMass Lowell in 2007 and his bachelors from Brigham Young University (BYU) in 2001. He has been a research assistant at Brigham Young University (BYU), a software engineer for ZServe Corporation, a teaching and research assistant at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, a Space Scholar at the Air Force Research Laboratory. For eight years, Dr. Baird was a senior theoretical researcher at UMass Lowell studying radar scattering and quantum cascade lasers, as well as an adjunct professor teaching graduate electromagnetics. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Physics at West Texas A&M University.
Publications (8)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | April 1, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9806, Smart Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation for Energy Systems 2016
KEYWORDS: Radar, Defect detection, Polarization, Scattering, Synthetic aperture radar, X-rays, Composites, Photography, Manufacturing, Nondestructive evaluation, Polarimetry, Wind turbine technology, Terahertz radiation, X-ray imaging

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | February 28, 2012
Proc. SPIE. 8261, Terahertz Technology and Applications V
KEYWORDS: Surface plasmons, Continuous wave operation, Waveguides, Metals, Annealing, Quantum cascade lasers, Heterodyning, Terahertz radiation, Liquids

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | February 24, 2011
Proc. SPIE. 7938, Terahertz Technology and Applications IV
KEYWORDS: Semiconductors, Quantum wells, Scattering, Nickel, Laser scattering, Quantum cascade lasers, Terahertz radiation, Phonons, Electron transport, Heterojunctions

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | May 1, 2010
Proc. SPIE. 7705, Modeling and Simulation for Defense Systems and Applications V
KEYWORDS: Mid-IR, Scattering, Laser scattering, Quantum cascade lasers, Optical simulations, Phonons, Thallium, Electron transport, Tellurium, Epitaxial lateral overgrowth

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | April 27, 2010
Proc. SPIE. 7671, Terahertz Physics, Devices, and Systems IV: Advanced Applications in Industry and Defense
KEYWORDS: Defense and security, Semiconductors, Waveguides, Physics, Quantum cascade lasers, Medical imaging, Terahertz radiation, Optimization (mathematics), Heterojunctions, Current controlled current source

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | May 3, 2007
Proc. SPIE. 6547, Radar Sensor Technology XI
KEYWORDS: Radar, Avalanche photodetectors, Detection and tracking algorithms, Polarization, Scattering, Reflectivity, Polarimetry, Target recognition, Automatic target recognition, Algorithm development

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