SUPA lecture series: Milli-arcsecond Imaging with Infrared Interferometers

General event

SUPA lecture series: Milli-arcsecond Imaging with Infrared Interferometers

  • Event time: Starts on 14th June 2011. Runs until 16th June 2011
  • Event dates: 14th June 2011 to 16th June 2011
  • Speaker: (associate Professor of Astronomy at the University of Michigan)
  • Location: Heriot-Watt University

Event details

Professor John Monnier will give three lectures on the science and technology of optical and infrared long baseline interferometry that will be broadcast to all SUPA institutions.

14/06/2011 at 15:30 (Glasgow):

Principles of Optical Interferometry

    Introduction to stellar interferometry
    Specific implementation at visible and infrared wavelengths
    Summary of recent results in the field


15/06/2011 at 10:00 (St Andrews):

Recent Imaging Results from CHARA/MIRC

    Imaging and modelling surfaces of rapidly-rotating stars
    The peculiar eclipsing binary Epsilon Aurigae


16/06/2011 at 14:30 (Heriot-Watt):

Enabling Technologies for Optical Beam Combination

    Astrophotonics: Optical Fibers and Integrated Optics in Interferometry
    Design of the Michigan infrared combiner (MIRC)
    New lithium niobate integrated optics combiner with electro-optic modulation

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