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Dr Jurgen Schmoll, Astronomer and Instrument Scientist

Instrument Scientist in the Department of Physics
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43713
Room number: 123

(email at jurgen.schmoll@durham.ac.uk)

Research Groups

Department of Physics

  • Centre for Advanced Instrumentation

Research Interests

  • Balloon borne astronomy
  • Cherenkov telescope design
  • Integral Field spectroscopy
  • Optical systems design
  • Visible light and NIR astronomical spectroscopy

Teaching Areas

  • Astronomical instrumentation: Imaging and spectroscopy (2 hours/year.)

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  • Rulten, Cameron, Zech, Andreas, Okumurad, Akira, Laporte, Phillipe & Schmoll, Jurgen (2016). Simulating the optical performance of a small-sized telescope with secondary optics for the Cherenkov Telescope Array. Astroparticle Physics 82: 36-48.
  • Roth, Martin M., Kelz, Andreas, Fechner, Thomas, Hahn, Thomas, Bauer, Svend-Marian, Becker, Thomas, Böhm, Petra, Christensen, Lise, Dionies, Frank, Paschke, Jens, Popow, Emil, Wolter, Dieter, Schmoll, Jürgen, & Laux, Uwe and Altmann, Werner (2005). PMAS: The Potsdam Multi-Aperture Spectrophotometer. I. Design, Manufacture, and Performance. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 117: 620-642.
  • Schmoll, J., Roth, M.M. & Laux, U. (2003). Statistical Test of Optical Fibers for Use in PMAS, the Potsdam Multi-Aperture Spectrophotometer. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 115: 854-868.
  • Vanscheidt, R., Bleul, H., Manthey, E., Jütte, M., Pohlen, M., Schmidtobreick, L., Altmann, M., Dieball, A., Geffert, M., Sanner, J., & Notni, P. and Schmoll, J. (2000). Quantitative Morphology Of C/1995 O1 (Hale-Bopp) In February - April 1997. Earth Moon and Planets 81: 223-231.
  • Dietrich, M., Peterson, B. M., Albrecht, P., Altmann, M., Barth, A. J., Bennie, P. J., Bertram, R., Bochkarev, N. G., Bock, H., Braun, J. M., Burenkov, A., Collier, S., Fang, L.-Z., Francis, O. P., Filippenko, A. V., Foltz, C. B., Gaessler, W., Gaskell, C. M., Geffert, M., Ghosh, K. K., Hilditch, R. W., Honeycutt, R. K., Horne, K., Huchra, J. P., Kaspi, S., Kuemmel, M., Leighly, K. M., Leonard, D. C., Malkov, Y. F., Mikhailov, V., Miller, H. R., Morrill, A. C., Noble, J., O'Brien, P. T., Oswalt, T. D., Pebley, S. P., Pfeiffer, M., Pronik, V. I., Qian, B.-C., Robertson, J. W., Robinson, A., Rumstay, K. S., Schmoll, J., Sergeev, S. G., Sergeeva, E. A., Shapovalova, A. I., Skillman, D. R., Snedden, S. A., Soundararajaperumal, S., Stirpe, G. M., Tao, J., Turner, G. W., Wagner, R. & M., Wagner, S. J., Wei, J. Y., Wu, H., Zheng, W. and Zou, Z. L. (1999). 3C 390.3 BVRI and H photometry (Dietrich+, 1998). VizieR Online Data Catalog 211: 50185-.
  • Sanner, J., Geffert, M., Brunzendorf, J. and Schmoll, J. (1999). Open star clusters. I. NGC 581 (M 103) (Sanner+, 1999). VizieR Online Data Catalog 334: 90448-.
  • Sanner, J., Geffert, M., Brunzendorf, J. and Schmoll, J. (1999). Photometric and kinematic studies of open star clusters. I. NGC 581 (M 103). Astronomy and Astrophysics 349: 448-456.
  • Dietrich, M., Peterson, B. M., Albrecht, P., Altmann, M., Barth, A. J., Bennie, P. J., Bertram, R., Bochkarev, N. G., Bock, H., Braun, J. M., Burenkov, A., Collier, S., Fang, L.-Z., Francis, O. P., Filippenko, A. V., Foltz, C. B., Gaessler, W., Gaskell, C. M., Geffert, M., Ghosh, K. K., Hilditch, R. W., Honeycutt, R. K., Horne, K., Huchra, J. P., Kaspi, S., Kuemmel, M., Leighly, K. M., Leonard, D. C., Malkov, Yu. F., Mikhailov, V., Miller, H. R., Morrill, A. C., Noble, J., O'Brien, P. T., Oswalt, T. D., Pebley, S. P., Pfeiffer, M., Pronik, V. I., Qian, B.-C., Robertson, J. W., Robinson, A., Rumstay, K. S., Schmoll, J., Sergeev, S. G., Sergeeva, E. A., Shapovalova, A. I., Skillman, D. R., Snedden, S. A., Soundararajaperumal, S., Stirpe, G. M., Tao, J., Turner, G. W., Wagner, R. & M., Wagner, S. J., Wei, J. Y., Wu, H., Zheng, W. and Zou, Z. L. (1998). Steps toward Determination of the Size and Structure of the Broad-Line Region in Active Galactic Nuclei. XII. Ground-based Monitoring of 3C 390.3. Astrophysical Journal Supplement 115: 185-.
  • Geffert, M., Klemola, A. R., Hiesgen, M. and Schmoll, J. (1997). Absolute proper motions for the calibration of the HIPPARCOS proper motion system. Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series 124: 157-161.
  • Geffert, M., Klemola, A. R., Hiesgen, M. and Schmoll, J. (1996). Hipparcos stars proper motions (Geffert+ 1997). VizieR Online Data Catalog 412: 40157-.

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