Dr. Scott W. Teare

Scott W. Teare, PhD


Electrical Engineering

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  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Guelph, Canada

Research Areas

  • Optics; wavefront sensing; directed energy; imaging; optical interference filters.
  • High voltage electronics; smart sensors and instrumentation.
  • Electrical properties of energetic materials; ballistics.

My primary research interests involve combinations of optics and electronics in pursuit of understanding physical systems. I am involved in the development of physics based computer simulations for a wide variety of systems including optical interference filters, high voltage electronics and ballistics typically using MATLAB. I am currently writing my 5th book for SPIE, have authored or coauthored more than 100 technical papers, and been awarded 4 US patents. I teach courses in electronics, optics and MATLAB.


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