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Durham University

Department of Physics

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Dr Matthew Townson, MPhys, PhD

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Research Software Engineer in the Department of Physics

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Research Groups

Research Interests

  • Astronomical Adaptive Optics
  • Free Space Optical Communications
  • Optical Atmospheric Turbulence
  • Wavefront Sensing
  • Image Processing
  • Object Tracking


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Available for media contact about:

  • Science & Technology:
  • Advanced Instrumentation: Atmospheric Turbulence
  • Advanced Instrumentation: Adaptive Optics
  • Astronomy, The Universe ...: Adaptive Optics
  • Advanced Instrumentation: Satellite Optical Communications
  • Astronomy, The Universe ...: Satellite Optical Communications
  • Advanced Instrumentation: Free Space Optical Communications
  • Science & Technology: Free Space Optical Communications