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Mr Graham John Murray, MSc Laser Engineering & Applications, BSC (Hons) Applied Physics

Senior Research Associate in the Department of Physics
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43541
Room number: ocw025

(email at g.j.murray@durham.ac.uk)

Research Groups

Department of Physics

  • Centre for Advanced Instrumentation

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  • Sugai, H., Tamura, N., Karoji, H., Shimono, A., Takato, N., Kimura, M., Ohyama, Y., Ueda, A., Aghazarian, H., de Arruda, M.V., Barkhouser, R.H., Bennett, C.L., Bickerton, S., Bozier, A., Braun, D.F., Bui, K., Capocasale, C.M., Carr, M.A., Castilho, B., Chang, Y.-C., Chen, H.-Y., Chou, R.C.Y., Dawson, O.R., Dekany, R.G., Ek, E.M., Ellis, R.S., English, R.J., Ferrand, D., Ferreira, D., Fisher, C.D., Golebiowski, M., Gunn, J.E., Hart, M., Heckman, T.M., Ho, P.T.P., Hope, S., Hovland, L.E., Hsu, S.-F., Hu, Y.-S., Huang, P.J., Jaquet, M., Karr, J.E., Kempenaar, J.G., King, M.E., Fèvre, O.L., Mignant, D.L., Ling, H.-H., Loomis, C., Lupton, R.H., Madec, F., Mao, P., Marrara, L.S., Ménard, B., Morantz, C., Murayama, H., Murray, G.J., de Oliveira, A.C., de Oliveira, C.M., de Oliveira, L.S., Orndorff, J.D., de Paiva Vila\c ca, R., Partos, E.J., Pascal, S., Pegot-Ogier, T., Reiley, D.J., Riddle, R., Santos, L., dos Santos, J.B., Schwochert, M.A., Seiffert, M.D., Smee, S.A., Smith, R.M., Steinkraus, R.E., Sodré, L., Spergel, D.N., Surace, C., Tresse, L., Vidal, C., Vives, S., Wang, S.-Y., Wen, C.-Y., Wu, A.C., Wyse, R. & Yan, C.-H. (2015). Prime Focus Spectrograph for the Subaru telescope: massively multiplexed optical and near-infrared fiber spectrograph. Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems 1(3): 035001.
  • Allington-Smith, J., Dunlop, C., Lemke, U. & Murray, G. (2013). End effects in optical fibres. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 436(4): 3492-3499.
  • Qu, Z.Q., Deng, L.H., Dun, G.T., Chang, L., Zhang, X.Y., Cheng, X.M., Allington-Smith, J., Murray, G., Qu, Z.N., Xue, Z.K. & Ma, L. (2013). On the Combination of Imaging-polarimetry with Spectropolarimetry of Upper Solar Atmospheres during Solar Eclipses. Astrophysical Journal 774(1): 71.
  • Lemke, U., Corbett, J., Allington-Smith, J & Murray, G (2011). Modal noise prediction in fibre spectroscopy - I. Visibility and the coherent model. Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 417(1): 689-697.
  • Poppett, C. L., Allington-Smith, J. R. & Murray, G. J. (2009). Strategies for spectroscopy on extremely large telescopes - III. Remapping switched fibre systems. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 399(1): 443-452.
  • Murray, G.J. (2006). Fibre based integral field unit constructional techniques. \nar 50: 316-322.
  • Tamura, N., Murray, G.J., Sharples, R.M., Robertson, D.J. & Allington-Smith, J.R. (2005). Measurement of throughput variation across a large format volume-phase holographic grating. Optics Express 13(11): 4125-4133.

Conference Paper

  • de Oliveira, A.C., de Oliveira, L.S., de Arruda, M.V., Souza Marrara, L., dos Santos, L.H., Ferreira, D., dos Santos, J.B., Rosa, J.A., Junior, O.V., Pereira, J.M., Castilho, B., Gneiding, C., Junior, L.S., de Oliveira, C.M., Gunn, J., Ueda, A., Takato, N., Shimono, A., Sugai, H., Karoji, H., Kimura, M., Tamura, N., Wang, S.-Y., Murray, G., Le Mignant, D., Madec, F., Jaquet, M., Vives, S., Fisher, C., Braun, D., Schwochert, M. & Reiley, D.J. (2014), Fiber optical cable and connector system (FOCCoS) for PFS/ Subaru, \procspie 9151: Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation. 91514G.
  • Allington-Smith, J., Poppett, C., Bramall, D., Edelstein, J., Lafever, R., Schmoll, J., Dunlop, C., Murray, G., Besuner, R. & Talbot, G. (2014), Fibre system of DESI, \procspie 9147: Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V. 91475M.
  • Zerbi, F.M., Bouchy, F., Fynbo, J., Maiolino, R., Piskunov, N., Rebolo Lopez, R., Santos, N., Strassmeier, K., Udry, S., Vanzi, L., Riva, M., Basden, A., Boisse, I., Bonfils, X., Buscher, D., Cabral, A., Dimarcantonio, P., Di Varano, I., Henry, D., Monteiro, M., Morris, T., Murray, G., Oliva, E., Parry, I., Pepe, F., Quirrenbach, A., Rasilla, J.L., Rees, P., Stempels, E., Valenziano, L., Wells, M., Wildi, F., Origlia, L., Allende Prieto, C., Chiavassa, A., Cristiani, S., Figueira, P., Gustafsson, B., Hatzes, A., Haehnelt, M., Heng, K., Israelian, G., Kochukhov, O., Lovis, C., Marconi, A., Martins, C.J.A.P., Noterdaeme, P., Petitjean, P., Puzia, T., Queloz, D., Reiners, A. & Zoccali, M. (2014), HIRES: the high resolution spectrograph for the E-ELT, Proceedings of SPIE, volume 9147 9147: Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V. Montréal, Quebec, Canada, SPIE, 914723.
  • Sugai, H., Tamura, N., Karoji, H., Shimono, A., Takato, N., Kimura, M., Ohyama, Y., Ueda, A., Aghazarian, H., de Arruda, M.V., Barkhouser, R.H., Bennett, C.L., Bickerton, S., Bozier, A., Braun, D.F., Bui, K., Capocasale, C.M., Carr, M.A., Castilho, B., Chang, Y.-C., Chen, H.-Y., Chou, R.C.Y., Dawson, O.R., Dekany, R.G., Ek, E.M., Ellis, R.S., English, R.J., Ferrand, D., Ferreira, D., Fisher, C.D., Golebiowski, M., Gunn, J.E., Hart, M., Heckman, T.M., Ho, P.T.P., Hope, S., Hovland, L.E., Hsu, S.-F., Hu, Y.-S., Huang, P.J., Jaquet, M., Karr, J.E., Kempenaar, J.G., King, M.E., Le Fèvre, O., Le Mignant, D., Ling, H.-H., Loomis, C., Lupton, R.H., Madec, F., Mao, P., Marrara, L.S., Ménard, B., Morantz, C., Murayama, H., Murray, G.J., de Oliveira, A.C., de Oliveira, C.M., de Oliveira, L.S., Orndorff, J.D., de Paiva Vila\c ca, R., Partos, E.J., Pascal, S., Pegot-Ogier, T., Reiley, D.J., Riddle, R., Santos, L., dos Santos, J.B., Schwochert, M.A., Seiffert, M.D., Smee, S.A., Smith, R.M., Steinkraus, R.E., Sodré, L., Spergel, D.N., Surace, C., Tresse, L., Vidal, C., Vives, S., Wang, S.-Y., Wen, C.-Y., Wu, A.C., Wyse, R. & Yan, C.-H. (2014), Progress with the Prime Focus Spectrograph for the Subaru Telescope: a massively multiplexed optical and near-infrared fiber spectrograph, \procspie 9147: Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V. SPIE, 91470T.
  • dos Santos, J.B., de Oliveira, A.C., Gunn, J., de Oliveira, L.S., Vital de Arruda, M., Castilho, B., Gneiding, C.D., Ribeiro, F.F., Murray, G., Reiley, D.J., Sodré Junior, L. & de Oliveira, C.M. (2014), Studying focal ratio degradation of optical fibers for Subaru's Prime Focus Spectrograph, in Navarro, Ramón, Cunningham, Colin R. & Barto, Allison A. eds, Proceedings of SPIE 9151: Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation. Montréal, Quebec, SPIE, Bellingham, 915150.
  • Edelstein, J., Poppett, C., Sirk, M., Besuner, R., Lafever, R., Allington-Smith, J.R. & Murray, G.J. (2012), Optical fiber systems for the BigBOSS instrument, \procspie 8450: Modern Technologies in Space- and Ground-based Telescopes and Instrumentation II. SPIE, 845036.
  • Tamura, N., Takato, N., Iwamuro, F., Akiyama, M., Kimura, M., Tait, P., Dalton, G.B., Murray, G.J., Smedley, S., Maihara, T., Ohta, K., Moritani, Y., Yabe, K., Sumiyoshi, M., Totani, T., Sugai, H., Karoji, H., Wang, S.-Y. & Ohyama, Y. (2012), Subaru FMOS now and future, \procspie 8446: Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV. SPIE, 84460M.
  • Murray, G.J., Dodsworth, G.N., Content, R. & Tamura, N. (2008), Design and construction of the fibre system for FMOS, in McLean, Ian S. & Casali, Mark M. eds, Proceedings of SPIE 7014: Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II. Marseille, France, SPIE, Washington, 70145L.
  • Iwamuro, F., Maihara, T., Akiyama, M., Kimura, M., Tamura, N., Takato, N., Tait, P., Ohta, K., Eto, S., Moritani, Y., Dalton, G.B., Lewis, I.J., Lee, H., Tosh, I.A.J., Froud, T.R., Murray, G.J., Blackburn, C., Bonfield, D.G., Gillingham, P.R., Smedley, S., Smith, G.A. & Frost, G. (2008), FMOS: the fiber multiple-object spectrograph: Part VI. Onboard performances and results of the engineering observations, in McLean, Ian S. & Casali, Mark M. eds, Proceedings of SPIE 7014: Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II. Marseille, France, SPIE, Washington, 70140T.
  • Murray, Graham J., Allington-Smith, Jeremy R., Content, Robert, Dodsworth, George N., Dunlop, Colin N., Haynes, Roger, Sharples, Ray M. & Webster, John (2000), TEIFU: a high-resolution integral field unit for the William Herschel Telescope, Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors, Masanori Iye; Alan F. Moorwood; Eds. Proc. SPIE 4008: 611-622.

Conference Proceeding

  • Iwamuro, F., Maihara, T., Ohta, K., Eto, S., Sakai, M., Akiyama, M., Kimura, M., Tamura, N., Noumaru, J., Karoji, H., Dolton, G.B., Lewis, I.J., Tosh, I.A.J., Murray, G.J., Dipper, N.A., Robertoson, D.J., Gillingham, P.R., Smedley, S., Smith, G.A. & Frost, G. (2006). FMOS - the fiber multiple-object spectrograph IV: current status of OHS-based spectrograph. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series.
  • Content, R., Foxwell, M. & Murray, G.J. (2004). A large array of high-performance artificial stars using airship-supported small mirrors. Advancements in Adaptive Optics.
  • Kapitan, D., Booth, H., Murray, G.J., Hogan, G.P. & Webb, C.E. (1997). High-gain double-pass pulsed dye amplifiers for laser guide stars. XI International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers and High-Power Laser Conference.

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