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Mike Lesser Awarded the 2022 Joseph Weber Award at AAS Meeting

Congratulations Mike Lesser for the 2022 Joseph Weber Award for Astronomical Instrumentation!

This award was presented at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting in Seattle for "innovative and foundational work on methods of thinning coating and reading out large-format back-side illuminated CCD detectors."

The Imaging Technology Lab (ITL) at Steward Observatory is dedicated to advancing scientific and industrial imaging science by developing enabling technologies for the University of Arizona and worldwide research sponsors. ITL has been at the forefront of providing solid state optical and ultraviolet detectors to the community for over two decades. Its detectors are in use in observatories on all seven continents. By carrying out research on ways to optimize detectors for astronomical purposes, the Lab contributed directly to astronomy worldwide. Learn more

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