Zoran Ninkov

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Research Details

Research Interests
  • Novel 2-D CMOS detector arrays
  • Fundamental limitations of visible and IR arrays
  • Miniaturized multi-spectral systems

Personal Information

Contact Information
Room: 76-A240
Phone: (585)475-7195
Fax: (585)475-5988
Email: ninkov@cis.rit.edu

54 Lomb Memorial Dr.
Rochester, NY 14623
Title and Degrees
Professor

BSc (1st class honours), Physics, University of Western Australia, 1977
MSc, Physical Chemistry, Monash University, 1980
PhD, Astronomy, University of British Columbia, 1986

Publications

Ninkov, Zoran

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

    Raisanen, A.D.; Presnar, M.D.; Ninkov, Z.; Fourspring, K.D.; Meng, L.; Kerekes, J.P., Simulation of Practical Single-Pixel Wire Grid Polarizers for Superpixel Stokes Vector Imaging Arrays, Optical Engineering, 51, 016201 (2012)

    Slawson, R; Ninkov, Z.; Horch, E, The Stellar Mass Spectrum of the Open Cluster NGC 3293, Astrophysics and Space Science, 312, 171 (2007)

    Meyer, R; Horch, E; Ninkov, Z.; van Altena, W; Rothkopf, C, RYTSI:The Rochester Institute of Technology-Yale Tip-Tilt Speckle Imager, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 118, 162 (2006)

    Moore, A; Ninkov, Z.; Forrest, W.J., Quantum Efficiency Overestimation and Deterministic Cross Talk Resulting from Interpixel Capacitance, Optical Engineering, 45, 7 (2006)

    Piterman, A; Ninkov, Z., Measurements of the subpixel sensitivity of a backside illuminated CCD, Optical Engineering, 41, 1192 (2002)

    Horch, E; Robinson, S; Ninkov, Z.; van Altena, W; Meyer, R; Urban, S; Mason, B, Speckle Observations of Binary Stars with the WIYN Telescope III. A Partial Survey of A, F, and G Dwarfs, Astronomical Journal, 124, 2245 (2002)

    Horch, E; Robinson, S; Meyer, R; van Altena, W; Ninkov, Z.; Piterman, A, Speckle Observations of Binary Stars with the WIYN Telescope II. Relative Astrometry measures During 1998-2000, Astronomical Journal, 123, 3442 (2002)

    Borucki, W.J.; Caldwell, D; Koch, D.G.; Webster, L.D.; Jenkins, J.M.; Ninkov, Z.; Showen, R, The Vulcan Photometer: A Dedicated Photometer for Extrasolar Planet Searches, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 113, 439 (2001)

    Kavaldjiev, D; Ninkov, Z., Effects of Sub-Pixel Sensitivity Variations, Optical Engineering, 40, 162 (2001)

    Marshall, F.J.; Ohki, T; McInnis, D; Ninkov, Z.; Carbone, J, Imaging of Laser-Plasma X-ray Emission with Charge-Injection Devices (CID's), Review of Scientific Instruments, 71, 713 (2001)

    Slawson, R; Ninkov, Z., Imaging Spectrometry: a new approach to Multi-Object Spectroscopy, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 111, 621 (1999)

    Ninkov, Z.; Bretz, D.R.; Easton, R.L.; Shure, M., Imaging of the Central Region of IC 1805, Astronomical Journal, 110, 5, pp. 2242-2255 (1995)


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

    Herweg, J.; Kerekes, J.P.; Weatherbee, O.; Messinger, D.W.; van Aardt, J.A.; Ientilucci, E.J.; Ninkov, Z.; Faulring, J.W.; Raqueno, N.G.; Meola, J., SpecTIR Hyperspectral Airborne Rochester Experiment Data Collection Campaign, Proceedings of Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XVIII, Defense, Sensing, and Security, Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XVIII, 8390, 839028, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, April (2012)

    Fourspring, K.D.; Ninkov, Z.; Kerekes, J.P., Scattered light in a DMD based multi-object spectrometer, Proceedings of Modern Technologies in Space-and Ground-based Telescopes and Instrumentation, SPIE, SPIE Astronomical Instrumentation, 7739, San Diego, California, United States, pp. 1-9, June (2010)

    Fourspring, K.D.; Ninkov, Z.; Kerekes, J.P., Subpixel Scatter in Digital Micromirror Devices, Proceedings Emerging Digital Micromirror Device Based Systems and Applications II, Photonics West, Emerging Digital Micromirror Device Based Systems and Applications II, 7596, San Francisco, California, United States, January (2010)

    Rhodes, D.B.; Ninkov, Z.; Pipher, J.L.; McMurtry, C.W.; Newman, J.D.; Lee, P.K.; Gosian, G.J.; Presnar, M.D., Synthetic scene building for testing thermal signature tracking algorithms, Remote Sensing System Engineering III, SPIE, System Performance Modeling, 7813, 781309, San Diego, California, United States (2010)

    Kerekes, J.P.; Presnar, M.D.; Fourspring, K.D.; Ninkov, Z.; Pogorzala, D.R.; Raisenan, A.D.; Rice, A.C.; Vasquez, J.R.; Patel, J.P.; MacIntyre, R.; Brown, S.D., Sensor Modeling and Demonstration of a Multi-Object Spectrometer for Performance Driven Sensing, SPIE, Proceedings of Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XV, 7334, DOI: 10.1117/12.819265, Orlando, Florida, United States (2009)

    Meyer, R; Kearney, K.; Ninkov, Z.; Cotton, C; Hammond, P.; Statt, B.D., RITMOS: A micromirror based multiobject spectrometer, round-based Instrumentation for Astronomy , SPIE, Optical Spectroscopy II, 5492, 200, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom (2004)

    Moore, A; Ninkov, Z.; Forrest, W.J., Interpixel Capacitance in Non-destructive Focal Plane Arrays, Focal Plane Arrays for Space Telescope, SPIE, FPA Testing and Characterization, 5167, 22, San Diego, California, United States (2004)

    Caldwell, D; Borucki, W.J.; Showen, R; Jenkins, J.M.; Doyle, L.; Ninkov, Z.; Ashley, M., Detecting Extrasolar Planet Transits from the South Pole, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, ioastronomy: Life Among the Stars, San Francisco, California, United States (2004)

    Moore, A; Ninkov, Z.; Burley, G; Forrest, W.J.; McMurtry, C.W.; Avery, L, Operation and Test of Hybridized Silicon p-i-n Arrays Using Open-source Array Control Hardware and Software, SPIE, Sensors and Camera Systems for Scientific, Industrial, and Digital Photography Applications IV, Santa Clara, California, United States (2003)


CONFERENCE PRESENTATION (NO PROCEEDINGS)

    Savakis, A.; Ninkov, Z.; Easton, R.L.; Morris, T.W., Screen-CCD Imaging System for Real-Time Mammography, Society for Imaging Science and Technology, Annual Conference, Rochester, New York, United States, May (1994)

    Savakis, A.; Ninkov, Z.; Easton, R.L.; Morris, T.W., Screen-CCD Imaging System for Real-Time Mammography, Second International Workshop on Digital Mammography, Second International Workshop on Digital Mammography, York, York, United Kingdom, May (1994)