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Reader in the Department of Physics325+44 (0) 191 33 43663
Member of the Centre for Advanced Instrumentation  
Reader in the Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy325 

Biography

Research Interests
Effects of optical turbulence in astronomy; astronomical site characterisation; high resolution imaging methods - adaptive optics; stellar interferometry; time-resolved photometry - scintillation correction, transiting exoplanets; robotic telescope systems.

Research groups

Awarded Grants

  • 2019: SOLARNET: Integrating High Resolution Solar Physics(£103219.70 from Interreg (ERDF) Europe)

Publications

Conference Proceeding

  • Gilmore, G. Longmore, A. Myers, R. & Wilson, R. (1996). United Kingdom adaptive optics programs.
  • Buscher, D.F. Doel, A.P. Andrews, N. Dunlop, C. Morris, P.W., Myers, R.M., Sharples, R.M., Vick, A.J.A. Zadrozny, A., Haniff, C.A. & Wilson, R.W. (1996). Novel adaptive optics with the Durham University ELECTRA system.
  • Wilson, R.W. & Jenkins, C.R. (1994). Aspects of the theoretical performance of modal adaptive optics.
  • Wilson, R.W. Baldwin, J.E. Warner, P.J. & Buscher, D.F. (1992). N.R.M. Imaging of M Giant Stars at the William Herschel Telescope.

Journal Article

Other (Digital/Visual Media)

  • Wilson, R. & Saunter, C. (2003). SLODAR: Profiling Atmospheric Turbulence at the WHT. The Newsletter of the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (ING Newsl.), issue no. 7, p. 19 7: 19-.
  • Michaille, L., Quartel, J.C., Dainty, J.C., Wooder, N.J. Wilson, R.W. & Gregory, T. (2000). First Sodium Laser Beacon at La Palma. The Newsletter of the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (ING Newsl.), issue no. 2, p. 15-16 2: 15-16.
  • Packham, C., Wilson, R.W. Azzaro, M. O'Mahony, N. Fine, S. Gray, D. Reyes, V. & Martín, C. (2000). The Half Arcsecond Programme (I). The Newsletter of the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (ING Newsl.), issue no. 2, p. 21-23 2: 21-23.
  • Wilson, R., Baldwin, J., Warner, P. & Buscher, D. (1991). The changing surface of Betelgeuse. GEMINI Newsletter Royal Greenwich Observatory 34: 20-.

Supervision students