Modern Infrared Detectors & Systems Applications

June 2024! 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! In-Person and Live Online class options available.


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Why Modern IR Detectors & System Applications?

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

IN-PERSON and ONLINE attendance available

Learn and experience a variety of topics…



“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. Come join us!”

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

Free Course Previews

Sign up to receive a taste of our Modern Infrared Detectors & Systems Applications. These 18 short videos discuss everything from Thermal IR in Grey & Color Scales to Photon Detectors to Remote Sensing Instruments and everything in between.


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.