Long Island and New York
ELECTRONICS CONSULTANT
ELECTRONIC CONSULTANT


Optoelectronics

Was chief engineer at a photo-transistor foundry and was in charge of custom product design that utilized photo-transistors and diodes. Developed an extensive line of automatic and manual photo-transistor, photo-diode and LED test equipment. Invented a technique for sensing low light level signals based on the CCD phenomena. Responsible for fiber optics based gasket measurement system. Debugged a circular Bar Code scanner for pharmaceutical labels. Instrumented vehicle for precision laser based railroad track-bed survey for Dept. of Transportation. Productized electro‑optical textile processing machine controller called a 'Loop Sensor' that ensured that during textile processing there was no tension applied to the traversing material.. Participated in the development of a 35‑mm optical tape data recorder / player. Worked on optoelectronics for Point of Sale terminal manufactured by Singer-Friden. Developed opto-electronic altimeter for Standard Kolsman, used for military applications. Devised optical wire gauge, sausage bore measurement and tobacco leaf scanning applications.


 

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Last modified: 02/24/14 İFred Katz March 2008