Joseph Estrera is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Aviation Specialties Unlimited (Boise, Idaho) since September 2013. He was formerly with L-3 Electro-Optical Systems and was with this company since 1992, Joe has been engaged in the development of photomultiplier, image intensifier, and infrared technologies and products for the last twenty years. He is active in the study of uncooled infrared technologies, image fusion technologies (image intensifier and infrared, IR sensors), and optics/electro-optics for advanced system development. He has numerous technical papers, patents, and industrial corporate awards under Litton Industries, Northrop Grumman, and L-3 Communications Corporation in the areas of III-V semiconductors materials, image intensification, thermal infrared imaging and night vision systems. He is an assistant adjunct professor of physics at the University of Texas at Dallas from 1996-2014.
Comparative analysis of pixel resolution of standard digital imaging formats to Generation III image intensifiers based on nighttime man-size target recognition
Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors and Nanostructure Materials XI and Semiconductor Photodetectors IV
Analysis of electron scattering in thin dielectric films used as ion barriers in Generation III image tubes
New frontiers in 21st century microchannel plate (MCP) technology: bulk conductive MCP-based image intensifiers
Systematic optical study of InxGa1-xAs on InP using photoluminescence, photoreflectance, and micro-Raman spectroscopy