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2020 December OIDA Technology Showcase

01 - 03 December, 2020
In-person Event - Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC -05:00)


Precision Optics and Components

Quantum Technologies with Photons

Overview of emerging quantum technologies that are realized by manipulating and detecting photons. Applications like trapped ions, neutral atoms and nitrogen vacancy utilize photonic components such as PMTs, MPPCs, LCOS-SLM and cameras in their experimental setups.



Brad CoyleOEM Camera Product Manager, Hamamatsu

Brad Coyle has been working in imaging for over 15 years.   His career began out of graduate school working in advanced microscopy sales.  He joined Hamamatsu 6 years ago and began with camera technology sales and quickly moved into OEM and automated imaging. His expertise include camera and sensor technology, and advanced applications. Hamamatsu focuses on Light-powered innovation. Our mission is to benefit society through the development of technologies that capture, measure, and generate various types of light.





Dino Butron, Senior Applications Engineer, Hamamatsu

Dino Butron is a Senior Applications Engineer at Hamamatsu Corporation in Bridgewater, NJ where his focus is on high sensitivity photodetectors for use in various markets. He is currently involved in leading discussions for detector selection and developing simulation tools.

Dino is an expert in the operating principles and application of various detectors such as photodiodes, avalanche photodiodes (APD), SPPC (SPAD), MPPC (SiPM), and photomultiplier tubes (PMT). He has worked on many photodetector experiments resulting in a deep understanding of detector performance. In addition, he has vast knowledge programming signal-to-noise ratio and output simulations. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY, in 2012.


Klea Dhimitri, Application Engineer, Hamamatsu

Klea Dhimitri is an Application Engineer at Hamamatsu whose specialty is to assist in selecting the best detector for customer’s application. Klea is focused on new markets, products and applications for emerging quantum technologies and novel detectors for low light level imaging.





Company Profile

Hamamatsu Corporation is the North American subsidiary of Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), a leading manufacturer of devices for the generation and measurement of infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light. These devices include photodiodes, silicon photomultipliers, photomultiplier tubes, scientific light sources, infrared detectors, photoconductive detectors, and image sensors. The parent company is dedicated to the advancement of photonics through extensive research. This corporate philosophy results in state-of-the-art products which are used throughout the world in scientific, industrial, and commercial applications. 

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