Dr. Stephen C. Bates
President at Thoughtventions Unlimited
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Applied Physical Sciences , Viewing Systems , Fiber Optics , Polishing
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Multidisciplinary Applied Physical Sciences
Interests: Cryogenic Propellants, FiberOptics, Flow Visualization, Combustion, Harsh Environment Viewing Systems, Laboratory Furnaces

MIT Aero&Astro BS 70, MS 71, ScD 77
ORNL Nuclear Fusion 77-82
Staff Scientist GA Technologies 1983
GM Research Labs Transparent IC Engine Creation and Research 1984-90
AFR Small business 1990-3
President, Thoughtventions Unlimited LLC 1993-present
Publications (6)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | December 8, 1999
Proc. SPIE. 3852, Harsh Environment Sensors II
KEYWORDS: Metals, Ceramics, Coating, Corrosion, Combustion, Endoscopes, Sapphire, Heat flux, Temperature metrology, Liquids

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | October 25, 1996
Proc. SPIE. 2839, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors XIV
KEYWORDS: Optical filters, Polishing, Fiber optics, Imaging systems, Cladding, Metals, Glasses, Image processing, Video, Sapphire

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | December 31, 1993
Proc. SPIE. 2069, Optical Methods for Chemical Process Control
KEYWORDS: Optical fibers, FT-IR spectroscopy, Statistical analysis, Fiber optics, Sensors, Spectroscopy, Hydrogen, Diagnostics, Sapphire, Liquids

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | March 10, 1993
Proc. SPIE. 1717, Industrial, Municipal, and Medical Waste Incineration Diagnostics and Control
KEYWORDS: FT-IR spectroscopy, Carbon dioxide, Sensors, Particles, Gases, Tomography, Process control, Carbon monoxide, Temperature metrology, Absorption

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 14, 1992
Proc. SPIE. 1681, Optically Based Methods for Process Analysis
KEYWORDS: FT-IR spectroscopy, Carbon dioxide, Sensors, Particles, Gases, Tomography, Process control, Carbon monoxide, Temperature metrology, Absorption

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | April 1, 1991
Proc. SPIE. 1434, Environmental Sensing and Combustion Diagnostics
KEYWORDS: FT-IR spectroscopy, Carbon dioxide, Particles, Spectrometers, Gases, Combustion, Atmospheric particles, Environmental sensing, Temperature metrology, Absorption

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