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Schedule & Program

We recommend that you enjoy Tucson and the surrounding area on the weekend before the workshop begins. Visit the Travel Information Webpage for local and surrounding attractions. ASPE has reserved sleeping rooms at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa should you decide to arrive on the weekend before the start of the workshop.

Monday, March 6, 2023
8:00 AM – 9:00 AMRegistration Check-In & Continental BreakfastCanyon Terrace
9:00 AM – 10:00 AMKeynote Address – Dr. Jim H. Burge
President Arizona Optical Metrology LLC
Canyon Room
10:00 AM – 10:30 AMCoffee BreakCanyon Terrace
10:30 AM – 11:45 AMSession 1 – Environmental Metrology

Characterization of Environmental Error Contribution to Laser Interferometry through Statistical Analysis
Jason Lennert, Raytheon Technologies

Evaluation of OSAM-1 Camera Focus Shift in a Simulated Orbital Pressure Environment
Kevin Miller, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Optical Metrology for Precision Acceleration Detection
Adam Hines, Texas A&M University
Canyon Room
11:45 AM – 1:15 PMLunchCanyon Terrace
1:15 PM – 2:25 PMSession 2 – Surface Metrology I

Invited Talk – Optical Metrology for Synchrotron Mirrors at NSLS-II
Lei Huang, Brookhaven National Laboratory

High-Precision Optical Metrology for the Geometric Verification of Press-Fit Zones
Michael Kreil, Bruker Alicona

Surface Figure Metrology Based on Geometric Phase Components
Ki-Nam Joo, Chosun University
Canyon Room
2:25 PM – 3:00 PMCoffee BreakCanyon Terrace
3:00 PM – 4:20 PMSession 3 – Surface Metrology II

Automatic Closed- Loop Ultrafast Laser Stress Figuring Using On-Machine Differential Deflectometry
Marcos Esparza, University of Arizona

Should Non-Null Interferometers be Design Around the Detector Pixels?
Martin Tangari, Ruda Optica / University of Rochester

Evaluation of Spatial Resolution of Fizeau Interferometers with Binary Pseudo-Random Array
Pitor Szwaykowski, Ãpre Instruments

Binary Pseudo-Random Test Standards for Characterization of Various Metrology Instruments Over High to Low Spatial Frequencies
Keiko Munechika, HighRI Optics
Canyon Room
4:50 PM – 5:00 PMLoad Bus to Sands Club and to Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab in the Steward Observatory at The University of Arizona Westward Look Lobby
5:30 PM – 6:00 PMLight Hors d’oeuvres & Short Video at the Sands Club about the Richard F. Caris Mirror LabDunlap Room at the Sands Club
6:00 PM – 7:00 PMSmall Group Tours of the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab Leave from the Sands Club
7:00 PM-9:00 PMDinner at the Sands ClubDunlap Room at the Sands Club
9:00 PMBus leaves to return to the Westward LookSands Club Lobby
Tuesday, March 7, 2023
8:00 AM – 9:00 AMContinental BreakfastCanyon Terrace
9:00 AM – 12:00 NoonSpecial Session – Can MTF be a Precision Metric?

Common Mistakes in MTF Testing
Stephen Fantone, Optikos Corporation

Angular Response in MTF and Effects of Magnification of the Point\Line Spread Function
Patrick McKenna, Edmund Optics

Why Measure MTF?
Stephen Fantone, Optikos Corporation

Is the MTF an Error Plot?
Peter de Groot and Xavier Colonna de Lega, Zygo Corporation
Canyon Room
12:00 Noon – 1:30 PMLunchCanyon Terrace
1:30 PM – 2:40 PMSession 4 – Novel Sensors and Sensing I

Invited Talk – Metrics for the Analysis of Optical Instrument Performance
Jose Sanjuan Munoz, Texas A&M University

The PTB Multiwavelength Interferometer for Distances up to 5000m
Paul Koechert, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)

Physical Ray Tracing with Bessel Beams
Robert Parks, Optical Perspectives Group, LLC
Canyon Room
2:40 PM – 3:10 PMCoffee BreakCanyon Terrace
3:10 PM – 5:00 PMSession 5 – Novel Sensors and Sensing II

Technical Noise Suppression via Weighted Quadrature Detection
Steven Gillmer, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Permanent Tracebility of a Nanopositioning and Nanomeasuring Machine
Eberhard Manske, Technische Universität Ilmenau

Study of Three-Cup Sphere Polishing Monitoring System and Analysis on Material Removal Rate of Monocrystalline Silicon Sphere Polishing Process
Wei-Chin Pu, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Discussion, Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
Canyon Room
***End of Workshop***