CfD News

March, 2017

RIT helps advance space camera being tested on ISS Imaging technology could improve search for distant planets

January, 2017

Center for Detectors Director speaks at RIT West Networking Event

November, 2016

Center for Detectors featured in Manufacturing Innovations at RIT video

September, 2016

Students Build CSTARS

Center for Detectors is featured on RIT Greatness video

August, 2016

Engineering Undergrads Reach for the Stars with NASA Funded Project

RIT undergraduates build star-tracking instrument for NASA research rockets Experiment tests new detector technology operable at cryogenic temperatures

May, 2016

A recent publication co-authored by Dr. Mohseni, titled “Evolution of GaAs Nanowire Geometry by Selective Area Epitaxy”, is chosen as a “recent favorite” by Applied Physics Letters Associate Editor, Prof. Kei May Lau

Dr. Mohseni gives an invited talk at the 39th IEEE EDS-Photonics Western NY Conference

Future Photon Initiative Feature Article in RIT Research Magazine

April, 2016

Technology for Starshot program could be developed in Rochester

February, 2016

CfD Part of the Future Photon Initiative

November, 2015

CfD Wins NSF Funding to Develop Next Generation Infrared Detectors

October, 2015

CfD Welcomes New Faculty Member Parsian Mohseni

CfD Alumni are featured in the Winter 2015-2016 issue of University Magazine

September, 2015

CfD is featured in RIT's University News Campus Spotlight

August, 2015

CfD Faculty Member Stefan Preble's work is featured in the cover article of the September issue of Rochester Engineering Society magazine

July, 2015

CfD Faculty Member Michael Zemcov Part of Team Chosen to Develop Space Mission to Study Neutron Stars, Black Holes and More

CfD Welcomes New Faculty Member Jing Zhang

CfD Welcomes New Faculty Member Stefan Preble and His Nanophotonics Group

CfD to be part of New Rochester-based Photonics Center

June, 2015

CfD Welcomes New Faculty Member Michael Zemcov

May, 2015

RIT Convocation Speaker, NASA Administrator Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr., Visits CfD,

April, 2015

CfD Director Gives Invited Presentation at the Hartford Club

CfD Director's image of the Pistol Star featured in Jersey Post Stamps commemorating 25 years of the Hubble Space Telescope RIT News Jersey Post

NASA Astronaut Dr. Donald Pettit Visits CfD Facebook Flickr RIT News

March, 2015

CfD Student Kim Kolb Defends PhD Thesis

CfD Hosts Sloane Wiktorowicz's presentation "Characterizing Exoplanet Atmospheres through Our Own"Announcement Video

February, 2015

CfD Hosts Michael Zemcov's presentation "Mapping the Large Scale Structure of the Cosmos from the Big Bang to the Present"Announcement Video

CfD Hosts Roger O'Brient's presentation "Moore's Law and Astrophysics: Detectors that Teach Us About Physics Beyond the Standard Model"Announcement Video

September, 2014

CfD Annual Report 2014

August, 2014

CfD Director appears on Connections: Science Roundtable with Evan Dawson on WXXI AM 1370 News

April, 2014

CfD Hosts Minh Nguyen's presentation "Nanoscale Semiconductor Hybrids: Fundamental Physics and Advanced Devices"

February, 2014

Infrared Detector Technology at RIT's Center for Detectors

November, 2013

CfD Shedding light on Earth-like planets

October, 2013

CfD Graduate Student Kimberly Kolb Studies Tiny Details of Vast Universe

September, 2013

CfD Annual Report 2013

April, 2013

CfD Ph.D. Gives Christine Trombley Momentum

CfD Hosts Christoph Baranec's Presention "Rayleigh Laser Guide Stars Pioneering the Next Decade of Astronomical Adaptive Optics" PDF

CfD Executive Assistant Allison Conte Helps Brand The Research Center

March, 2013

CfD Ph.D. Student Christine Trombley wins the NASA/Cornell University Graduate Research Fellowship in Astrophysical Sciences and Technology

January, 2013

NASA Awards CfD $1.1 million (RBJ Article)

September, 2012

CfD Annual Report 2012

July, 2012

CfD Leads Development of Next-generation Infrared Detectors

Detector Virtual Workshop: Hooman Mohseni presents "Nano-injection Detectors and Imagers" on 7/13/2012 at RIT

June, 2012

Secret Spy Telescopes Made in Rochester Video

CfD Student Brian Glod Completes Master's Degree

CfD Administrative Assistant Adena Thomson Thrives at RIT

Detector Virtual Workshop: Jim Bangs presents on Single and Dual Band HgCdTe Detectors on 6/4/2012 at RIT

May, 2012

Detector Virtual Workshop: Sanjay Krishna presents "The Infrared Retina: Ushering in the Fourth Generation of Infrared Detectors" on 5/14/2012

April, 2012

Detector Virtual Workshop: Michael Krainak presents "Candidate detectors for space-qualified time-resolved photon counting" on 4/23/2012

March, 2012

Detector Virtual Workshop: Jim Beletic presents "The Fantastical Discoveries of Astronomy made possible by the Wonderful Properties of II-VI Materials" on 3/26/2012 at RIT

Detector Virtual Workshop: Mark Itzler presents "Photon Counting with InGaAsP Single Photon Avalanche Diodes" on 3/12/2012 at RIT

February, 2012

Detector Virtual Workshop: Kieran O'Brien presents "MKIDs" on 2/27/2012 at RIT

Detector Virtual Workshop: Bernard Rauscher presents "Reducing Read Noise of JWST Detectors" on 2/6/2012

December, 2011

Detector Virtual Workshop: Craig Mackay presents "EMCCDs" on 12/5/2011

November, 2011

Detector Virtual Workshop: Alan Migdall presents "Quantum Communication Detectors" on 11/28/2011 at RIT

Detector Virtual Workshop: Karl Berggren presents "Superconducting Single Photon Detectors" on 11/14/11 at RIT

Jon Morse presents "Frontiers in Astrophysics and the Federal Budget Landscape" Announcement Adobe Connect Video PDF

Mysterious Absorption Lines Could Illuminate 90-year Puzzle

October, 2011

Bahram Mobasher presents "Future Big Telescopes"

Detector Virtual Workshop: Andy Shearer presents "High Time Resolution Astrophysics"

CfD Annual Report 2011

Hans Zinnecker presents "SOFIA Infrared Observatory and its recent results"

September, 2011

CfD Initiates Detector Virtual Workshop speaker series

CfD Graduate Student Christine Trombley Wins Prestigious NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program Fellowship

Detector Virtual Workshop: Dr. Robert Hadfield presents "Infrared Superconducting Single Photon Detectors" Announcement Video

CfD Student Member Adena Thomson wins Accounting Scholarship

August, 2011

CfD Director Invited to Speak at Central Kiloparsec in Galactic Nuclei Conference Powerpoint

CfD Director Invited to Speak at Single Photon Imaging Conference Powerpoint PDF

CfD Director Invited to Speak at Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets Conference Powerpoint PDF

July, 2011

CfD Graduate Student Kimberly Kolb Completes M.S. Thesis

June, 2011

CfD Director Invited to Speak at Single Photon Workshop 2011 Adobe Connect Video

May, 2011

Donald Hall Presents at Center for Detectors

Announcement Adobe Connect Video Quicktime File

April, 2011

Center for Detectors Featured in Rochester Business Journal

March, 2011

School of Design collaborates with RIDL

February, 2011

Center for Detectors is Established

CfD Student Chris Maloney Reports on FiOS Conference

December, 2010

Chris Packham Presents at Center for Detectors

Announcement Powerpoint Quicktime File Adobe Connect Video

RIDL Director Invited to Speak at NASA/JPL

October, 2010

Joss Hawthorn Presents at Center for Detectors

Announcement Quicktime File

June, 2010

RIDL Presents at SPIE, San Diego, CA

Kolb et al., Hybridization of a sigma-delta-based CMOS hybrid detector
PDF Powerpoint

Hanold et al., Characterization of a sigma-delta-based Monolithic CMOS Detector
PDF Powerpoint

May, 2010

RIDL Director Invited to Give NRO Technology Seminar

February, 2010

RIDL Selected by NASA to Develop Photon Counting Imaging Detectors for Space Exoplanet Finding Missions

January, 2010

RIDL Director Invited to Speak at Keck Institute for Space Studies, Caltech (PDF) (VIDEO)

October, 2009

RIDL Director Invited to Speak at AstroMed09, Sydney, Australia

RIDL Director Invited to Speak at Detectors for Astronomy 2009, Munich, Germany

September, 2009

Youtube Video of RIDL on The History Channel (part 1) (part 2) (part 3)

RIDL Student Kim Kolb Awarded Prestigious BAE Fellowship (Photo and caption)

RIDL Featured on Rochester CBS/Fox News Channel 8 and 31 (video)

July, 2009

A Day in the Life of the RIDL Director in Astronomy Magazine

RIDL to be Featured on History Channel

May, 2009

RIDL Featured in RIT Research Magazine

Bruce Tromberg Presents at Center for Detectors

MP4 File Adobe Connect Video

March, 2009

RIDL Hosts Quantum Limited Detector Workshop

Press Release
RIT Presents: The Next Generation of Imaging Detectors

Agenda
Workshop Web Site

October, 2008

Moore Foundation Awards RIDL $2.8 Million to Develop “Noiseless” Detector

Press Release
Moore Foundation Awards RIT Scientist $2.8 Million to Develop “Noiseless” Detector

News Articles
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Laser Focus World

Shouleh Nikzad Presents at Center for Detectors

Announcement WMV File

Michael Hoenk Presents at Center for Detectors

Announcement WMV File

April 2008

RIDL Receives NASA Planetary and Earth Sciences Detector Development Grant

Press Release
LIDAR Imaging Detector Could Build ‘Super Road Maps’ of Planets and Moons

News Articles
Channel 10 News Video
MIT Technology Review
Optics.org
Astrobiology Magazine
United Press International
Popular Science
Spacemart.com
PHYSORG.com
Universe Today
Science Daily
Photonics.com
The Times of India
RIT University News

Bedabrata Pain Presents at Center for Detectors

WMV File

August 2007

RIDL Receives NASA Planetary Science Detector Development Grant

Press Release
New Imaging Detectors Could Take Snapshots from Deep Space

News Articles
MSNBC: New Cameras Can Withstand Space Radiation
Space.com: Tougher cameras Designed to Withstand Space Radiation
Photonics.com: Detector Resists Radiation

May 2007

RIDL Selected by NASA to Develop New Deep Space Detectors

March 2007

RIDL Achieves First Light with 4Kx4K SiPIN Detector

October 2006

RIDL Chosen to Lead the LSST Guider Project

RIDL Chosen to Perform SNAP Prototype Detector Testing

February 2006

RIDL Director Receives NYSTAR Faculty Development Award

Figer Massive Stars Group News