Optical System Design course starts on April 5th at UCI Extension.
My new paper is coming soon!
It will be featured in the Photonics Spectra, April 2011 issue.
Here is the sample of abstract.
Hybrid Glass-Polymer Optics for IR Applications*
BY VALENTINA DOUSHKINA, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, EXTENSION AND DOUSHKINA OPTICS
Development of infrared detector technology has brought to market high-performance infrared cameras for demanding thermal imaging applications in the shortwave, mid-wave and long-wave spectral bands. There is a vast demand on high-performance imaging optics for infrared cameras in a variety of markets and applications.