Dr. David A. Thomas
Senior Optical System Engineer
SPIE Involvement:
Conference Program Committee | Author
Publications (5)

Proceedings Article | 10 September 2011
Proc. SPIE. 8127, Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions V
KEYWORDS: Computer aided design, Space telescopes, Optical instrument design, Telescopes, Infrared telescopes, Mirrors, Aerospace engineering, Device simulation, Thermography, Optical design

Proceedings Article | 8 September 2010
Proc. SPIE. 7796, An Optical Believe It or Not: Key Lessons Learned II
KEYWORDS: Complex systems, Mirrors, Sensors, Foam, Computer aided design, Hubble Space Telescope, Error analysis, Failure analysis, Safety, Space telescopes

Proceedings Article | 1 October 2009
Proc. SPIE. 7427, Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions IV
KEYWORDS: Thermal modeling, Electro optical sensors, Data modeling, Computer aided design, Wavefronts, Sensors, Integrated modeling, Comets, Modulation transfer functions, Electro optical modeling

Proceedings Article | 5 December 2001
Proc. SPIE. 4441, Current Developments in Lens Design and Optical Engineering II
KEYWORDS: Tolerancing, Spectrometers, Short wave infrared radiation, Mirrors, Modulation transfer functions, Beam splitters, Distortion, Image quality, Wavefronts, Point spread functions

Proceedings Article | 16 October 1998
Proc. SPIE. 3438, Imaging Spectrometry IV
KEYWORDS: Spectroscopy, Prototyping, Point spread functions, Distortion, Calibration, Optical design, Remote sensing, Mirrors, Image quality, Tolerancing

Conference Committee Involvement (10)
Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions XI
23 August 2020 | San Diego, California, United States
Optical Modeling and System Alignment
12 August 2019 | San Diego, California, United States
Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions X
22 August 2018 | San Diego, California, United States
Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions IX
8 August 2017 | San Diego, California, United States
Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions VIII
1 September 2016 | San Diego, California, United States
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