Donald S. Fisher
Chief Engineer at MDS
Area of Expertise:
Optical System Design , Optical Communications , Remote Sensing (C4ISR) , EO & IR Cameras , Hyperspectral Sensors , Optical Metrology
Profile Summary

A proven Optical Engineer/Executive Leader with 25+ years experience in design, development, and production of optics, photonics and imaging products. Expert proficiency in systems architecture and integration, modeling and simulation, and life cycle process for the aerospace and defense sector. Demonstrated capabilities in engineering management, R&D, operations, and organizational development in large functional groups.
Publications (13)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | May 2, 2006
Proc. SPIE. 6238, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing XX
KEYWORDS: Sensors, Digital signal processing, Receivers, Telecommunications, Mirrors, Signal detection, Signal to noise ratio, Electronics, Laser communications, Transceivers

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | May 18, 2005
Proc. SPIE. 5786, Window and Dome Technologies and Materials IX
KEYWORDS: Etching, Polishing, Sapphire, Domes, Temperature metrology, Abrasives, Spinel, Ceramics, Absorption, Failure analysis

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | October 25, 2004
Proc. SPIE. 5490, Advancements in Adaptive Optics
KEYWORDS: Adaptive optics, Stars, Mirrors, Cameras, Imaging systems, Telescopes, Point spread functions, Wavefronts, Calibration, Deformable mirrors

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | October 25, 2004
Proc. SPIE. 5490, Advancements in Adaptive Optics
KEYWORDS: Adaptive optics, Telescopes, Cameras, Wavefronts, Mirrors, Actuators, Deformable mirrors, Wavefront sensors, Stars, Imaging systems

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | October 25, 2004
Proc. SPIE. 5490, Advancements in Adaptive Optics
KEYWORDS: Mirrors, Adaptive optics, Telescopes, Modulation, Actuators, Wavefront sensors, Space mirrors, Data acquisition, Scanning laser ophthalmoscopy, Turbulence

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | October 20, 2004
Proc. SPIE. 5550, Free-Space Laser Communications IV
KEYWORDS: Atmospheric modeling, Sensors, Receivers, Performance modeling, Electronics, Interfaces, Laser communications, Fiber optics, Optical amplifiers, Fiber lasers

Showing 5 of 13 publications
SIGN IN TO:
  • View contact details

UPDATE YOUR PROFILE
Is this your profile? Update it now.
Don’t have a profile and want one?

Back to Top