Optics Valley Technical Series
What is the Optics Valley Technical Series?
The Optics Valley Technical Series is a monthly webinar series that discusses innovation, technologies and trends in the optics, photonics, and astronomy sectors.
When are they held?
The webinars are held the first Wednesday of the month from 8:00 am – 9:00 am MST / 14:00 – 15:00 UTC except in January, July, and August.
How do I get notified of upcoming events?
Sign up here to receive notices about upcoming Optics Valley webinars and events.
How do I become a presenter?
To inquire about presenting, contact [email protected]. Download this webinar infosheet for more.
Stay Tuned for Upcoming Technical Series Events in 2023!
ON-DEMAND: Watch Recordings of Prior Events
Laser Diodes and Other Cool Stuff, presented by Steve Patterson, PhD, Chief Technical Officer at Leonardo Laser Solutions.
Sponsored by Leonardo Electronics US
A New Method of Optical Alignment Using Bessel Beams, presented by Robert Parks, President of Optical Perspectives Group, LLC.
Sponsored by Optical Perspectives Group, LLC
Attaining Quantum Limits of Super-Resolution Imaging with Applications to Astronomy and Microscopy, presented by Dr. Saikat Guha, Director of the NSF-ERC Center for Quantum Networks (CQN) and Professor at the University of Arizona, James C Wyant College of Optical Sciences.
Sponsored by The Center for Quantum Networks
High-Power, Low SWaP Pump Diodes and Their Application in Fiber Amplifiers, presented by Jenna Bergevin, Senior Project Engineer at Leonardo Electronics US.
Sponsored by Leonardo Electronics
Detection of Localized Heating in High Power Laser Diode Stacks presented by the co-owners of TANDA Photonics, Trevor Crum and Adam Abdelatif.
Sponsored by TANDA Photonics
Development and Demonstration of Directed Energy Sources for Defense and Industrial Applications presented by Greg Quarles, PhD, CEO, Applied Energetics
Sponsored by Applied Energetics
Taking the Poetry (and the Twinkle) Out of Starlight with Adaptive Optics presented by Michael Hart, PhD, President, Hart Scientific
Sponsored by Hart Scientific
Improving Sensor Performance with Advancements in Optical Bandpass Technology presented by Scott Rowlands, Product Line Manager for automotive products, Viavi Solutions
Sponsored by VIAVI Solutions
Marine LIDAR Technologies and Applications presented by Andrew Griffis, PhD, CEO, The Sensor Group
Sponsored by The Sensor Group
Metrology as an Enabler to Challenging Optical Components and Systems presented by Shelby Ament, PhD, Optical Engineer, Arizona Optical Systems
Sponsored by Arizona Optical Systems
Demystifying Optical Coating Production presented by Craig Ament, Founder, Arizona Thin Films
Sponsored by Arizona Thin Films
Manufacturing Custom Optical Components presented by Kate Medicus, PhD, CEO, Ruda-Cardinal
Sponsored by Ruda-Cardinal
Shop Floor Surface Measurements to Increase Yields and Profits presented by Erik Novak, PhD, Director of Business Development, 4D Technology
Sponsored by 4D Technology, an Onto Innovation Business