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Modern Infrared Detectors & Systems Applications

Coming in June 2022! Learn from the Experts. You'll get the training you need for the latest technology. We've been running this course successfully for over 50 years!

Why Modern IR Detectors & System Applications?

Thank you for attending in 2021; we will be back in 2022 with more offerings!

Get the training you need on the latest IR technology by participating in daily lectures. Taught by a team of nationally-recognized, experienced leaders in the field, this course will provide what you need to know to succeed as an engineer and/or user or of IR technology.

Group (15%) and early-bird (10%) discounts are available. Corporate groups of 10+ enrollments? Please email

Learn and experience a variety of topics…

Commercial & Defense IR Applications
Technology of Advanced IR Detectors & Systems
Infrared Detector Packaging and Testing
Cooled and Uncooled detectors
Focal Plane Electronics
Evaluation Techniques for IR Systems


I find it exciting to watch the students learn during the class. Between the informative lectures, practical lab sessions and company visits, they make a quantum jump in their understanding of infrared technology. We are looking forward to June 2021!

-Alan Hoffman, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist, Acumen Scientific
Modern Infrared Course Coordinator and Instructor

Course Information


2022 COURSE SCHEDULE (click to register)
Course Offerings Units June 22 - 26, 2022
ECE X449 - Modern Infrared Detectors and Systems  3 UCSB

 Ventura Online        

Enroll now, Pay Later
Lock in early-bird pricing by clicking on desired course link above, checking out, and applying the coupon code 'IR2022.' You will be invoiced later.


Infrared at UCSB with Dr. Alan Hoffman on the PaCE Pod

Take a listen and learn about UCSB's IR short-course that has been offered for over 50 years! Dr. Alan Hoffman joins us to discuss the course, what you will learn in it, as well as take with you when you complete it.