Dr. Jonathan S. Kane
Senior Scientist at Solid State Scientific Corp
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Area of Expertise:
Optical Design , Optical Manufacture , Infrared , Research , Zoom Lenses , Technical Management
Profile Summary

Kane has over 28 years of design and development experience, focused on imaging, infrared and hyperspectral systems including engineering oversight for full system from design to production. Kane is the founder of IrZoom, former owner of Computer Optics and formerly a research and development scientist atthe US Air Force Research Labs. Kane has worked in basic research, managed and overseen optical component manufacturing, designed and deposited optical coatings, and lead optical test at IrZoom and Computer Optics for over 20 years bringing an understanding of manufacturing requirement to the design process. Kane was awarded his BS in Electrical Engineering from MIT and his Phd in Electro-Optics from Boston University. Kane is presently Chief Technology Officer at Clear Align LLC.
Publications (11)

Proceedings Article | 14 May 2007 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 10316, Optifab 2007: Technical Digest
KEYWORDS: Polishing, Etching, Image segmentation, Surface roughness, Ion beams, Sapphire, Radium, Ion beam finishing, Magnetorheological finishing, Surface finishing

Proceedings Article | 31 May 2005 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 5783, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXI
KEYWORDS: Infrared imaging, Optical components, Monochromatic aberrations, Optical design, Lens design, Infrared radiation, Zoom lenses, Modulation transfer functions, Infrared technology, Infrared lenses

Proceedings Article | 6 March 2002 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 4734, Optical Pattern Recognition XIII
KEYWORDS: Signal to noise ratio, Doppler effect, Scattering, Opacity, Sensors, Crystals, Light scattering, Heterodyning, Homodyne detection, Doppler tomography

SPIE Journal Paper | 1 January 2002
OE Vol. 41 Issue 01
KEYWORDS: Modulation, Holography, Multiplexing, Phase conjugation, Crystals, Phase shift keying, Mode locking, Holograms, Laser crystals, Four wave mixing

SPIE Journal Paper | 1 March 1998
OE Vol. 37 Issue 03
KEYWORDS: Positive feedback, Negative feedback, Optoelectronics, Spatial light modulators, Optical signal processing, Polarizers, Sensors, Modulators, Camera shutters, Polarization

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