OIR Detector Lab


The OIR Laboratory provides design, development, construction, deployment, and repair/maintenance services in the area of solid-state imaging detectors and their associated electronics for astronomical instrumentation. Some of the more detailed capabilities are:

System-level conceptual design of imaging camera systems
Detailed design of camera controller electronics
Design and implementation of computer interface hardware and software
Detailed design of camera printed circuit boards
Assembly, debugging, and rework of camera controller printed circuit boards
Stockage of key electronic components for repairs and modification
Vacuum and cryogenic design and development for imager systems
Mechanical design and fabrication of critical parts for imaging systems


Steve Amato, Kevin Bennett, Brian McLeod