Telescopes, Instruments, and Techniques (...with students and colleagues)
Developed concepts for off-axis high dynamic range telescopes (HDRT):
Developed new concepts for large, multi-mirror, interferometric telescopes:
Designed and built a network of Precision Solar Photometric Telescopes (PSPT) for measuring solar brightness variability.
Designed and built the Princeton-Mt.Wilson Solar Oblateness Telescope at Mt. Wilson.
Pioneered the development of IR array detectors (HgCdTe) for solar research.
Developed an open C130 aircraft experiment with IR spectroscopic imager, then detected the Si IX line needed for coronal magnetometry,
Developed and deployed a cryogenic solar eclipse spectrograh in North Chile.
Developed an infrared fiber spectro-polarimeter for solar eclipse experiments, deployed at the solar eclipse in Libya.
Developed a facility coude visible/IR echelle spectro-polarimeter for the 3.7m AEOS telescope on Haleakala for stellar research.
Developing the facility Cryogenic Near-Infrared Spectropolarimeter for the DKIST: atst.nso.edu/inst/CryoNIRSP
Developed disruptive new technologies for energy concentrators and imaging mirrors
Developed new algorithms for
Leadership in Commercial Technology Innovation and Design: