Solomon I Woods
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
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).