James Burge

James H. Burge

College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona
1630 E University Blvd., Tucson, Arizona 85721
Tel : 520) 6218182

PhD, The University of Arizona, 1993
MS, The University of Arizona, 1991
BS, Ohio State University, 1987

The University of Arizona, Optical Sciences, Professor, 2008-date; Associate Professor, 2003-2008; Assistant Professor, 1997-2003; Graduate Research Assistant, 1988-1991

The University of Arizona, Department of Astronomy, Professor, 2008-date; Associate Professor, 2003-2008; Assistant Professor, 1997-2003

The University of Arizona, Steward Observatory, Project Scientist for Mirror Testing, 1993-1997; Sr. Research Specialist, 1991-1993

Battelle Memorial Institute, Optical Systems Division, Researcher, 1986-1988

Professional Affiliations
OSA, Member
SPIE, Member

Opti 421/521: Optomechanical Engineering
Opti 415/515: Optical Specifications, Fabrication, and Testing
Opti 524: Optical Systems Engineering
Opti 510L: Applied Optics Laboratory
Opti 696: Practical Optics

Optical system engineering, including optical design, opto-mechanics, pointing and tracking, detectors, cryogenic systems; optical testing and precision metrology; fabrication of aspheric surfaces; development of ultra-lightweight mirrors for space; design and fabrication of diffractive optics; stellar interferometry; astronomical instrumentation.

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