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Daystar, Inc.

Raydec works closely with Daystar,Inc. of Las Cruces, New Mexico. Dr. Vern Risser, of Daystar, provides extensive support in our photovoltaic services. In fact, Raydec's photovoltaic I-V curve tracer is marketed through Daystar. Dr. Risser has worked with photovoltaic industry leaders and is a former director of the Southwest Region Experiment Station.

Dr. John Schaefer

Dr. Schaefer is a retired professor from Mercer University in Georgia. He received a Ph. D. and an M. S. in Electrical Engineeringfrom Stanford University with emphasis in control theory. He spent twenty years with the United States Air Force, working with the Weapons Laboratory, USAF Scientific Advisory Board, and the Wright Air Development Center as a flight test aengineer. Dr. Schaefer has begun and developed widely-accepted theories and techniques to analytically predict the stability of photovoltiac power converters and/or inverters. He established and was the first director of the Southwest Residential Experiment Station, a terrestrial photovoltiac research facility.

Scott Peterson

Mr. Peterson received a B. S. in mathematics at New Mexico State University and M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of New Mexico. Mr. Peterson has extensive experience with modeling and simulation of radar and optical systems. He was a key contributor in the designand development of an infrared missile seeker simulation. Mr. Peterson has also been involved in flight path generators, development of a generic data preprocessor, and a special receiver signal processing algorithm for a Synthetic Aperture Radar system.

Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories is known across the United States as a high-quality research and engineering laboratory. Sandia is part of the U.S. Department of Energy, and they work with universities and industry to provide engineering design for all non-nuclear components of the nation's nuclear weapons. Sandia also performs a wide variety of national security research and development work. Sandia has a large laboratory and headquarters located in Albuquerque, NM with 6,600 employees. Raydec engineers have access to Sandia's informational services, engineers/employees, and their many other resources.

Phone: (505) 292-5002 / Fax: (505) 292-5096  

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