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Solomon Woods' research interests include optical detector development for low power applications and new calibration techniques for infrared power. He has been part of the team at the Low-Background Infrared (LBIR) facility since 2006, developing new detectors and instruments for infrared calibration. Current research and development projects include an ultra-low power absolute cryogenic radiometer (ACR), a trap detector employing high efficiency blocked-impurity-band (BIB) detectors, and spectral calibrations using a cryogenic Fourier transform spectrometer (FTS).
Sensor Science Division
Infrared Technology Group
2009-present, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD
2006-2009, Jung Research and Development Corp., Gaithersburg, MD
2002-2006, Neocera, Inc., Beltsville, MD
1999-2002, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
Ph.D. Physics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
A.B. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA