Michael Lesser

  • Faculty Affiliation: Joint Professor
Senior Research Scientist at the Steward Observatory
Research Professor of Optical Sciences
Director of the University of Arizona Imaging Technology Laboratory
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Steward 133
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Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory
The University of Arizona
933 North Cherry Ave.
P.O. Box 210065
Tucson, AZ 85721 

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  • Ph.D., The University of Arizona, 1988
Specific Research Interests: 
  • Optimization of scientific charge-coupled device detectors, particularly for astronomical and industrial use.
  • Methods to back-illuminate, package, backside charge and antireflection-coat CCDs and CMOS imagers.
  • General astronomical instrumentation, especially visible and ultraviolet imaging and spectroscopy and associated software technologies.

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