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11/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
David Schaafsma, PhD, Provider of Scientific Engineering Expert Witness and Consulting Services in the Field of Optical Technology, is Now a Member of

Stockton, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013

Dr. Schaafsma has over 25 years of experience in Optical Systems, Microscopy, Fluorescence & Spectroscopy, Optical Materials, Lasers Optics, Optoelectronics, Sensors, and Data Acquisition. Before founding Applied Optical Engineering, Dr. Schaafsma was the director of Sensor Technology at Tetra Tech Data Systems (later Ipitek) and was responsible for all R&D, product development, and commercial activity in fiber optic sensors, and also worked on numerous projects involving fiber communications and embedded systems. At the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, his research focused on Quantum Optics and Fundamental Metrology of Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers.

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Dr. Schaafsma was awarded two patents, a near-field optical microscope with infrared fiber probe and an infrared optical fiber coupler. As an educator, he has taught and lectured to potential clients and corporate officers of multi-billion dollar companies and to students around the nation.

Dr. Schaafsma is one of's cadre of world-class expert witnesses and consultants. His engagements relate to optical engineering, intellectual property patent dispute, medical device personal injury, medical device testing, and product performance loss of business issues.

With experience in sales, marketing, business development, operations and management at small businesses and at government laboratories, Dr. Schaafsma has been engaged to speak at conferences, potential clients, and corporate offices of multi-billion dollar companies.

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