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Centre for Vision and Visual Cognition


Prof Gordon Love, B.Sc. Ph.D. F.Inst.P. C. Phys.

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Professor in the Department of Physics
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43696
Room number: 249
Deputy Head of Faculty (Undergraduate) in the Faculty of Science

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Responsibilities within department

I am the Deputy Head of the Science Faculty (UG) 

Teaching activity

I currently teach Level One Classical Mechanics, along with Tom Lancaster

Research Interests

My research group designs and constructs instrumentation for large telescopes which the UK is involved with around the World. My general interests are in Optics and Photonics for a variety of applications including astronomy and vision science. More specifically I work on adaptive optics, vision science, and liquid crystal optics. See our group pages, and my personal page for more info.

Research Groups

Centre for Materials Physics

  • Experimental structure and dynamics of biological soft matter

Department of Physics

  • Centre for Advanced Instrumentation

School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Durham Centre for Bioimgaing Technology

Research Interests

  • Adaptive Optics
  • Astronomical Technology
  • Biophotonics
  • Liquid Crystal Technology
  • Vision Science


Journal papers: academic

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