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Department of Physics

Staff profile

Dr James Osborn

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Research Associate in the Department of Physics

Contact Dr James Osborn (email at james.osborn@durham.ac.uk)

Research Groups

  • Centre for Advanced Instrumentation

Publications

Conference Paper

  • Osborn, James, Wilson, Richard, Butterley, Tim, Morris, Tim, Dubbeldam, Marc, Dérie, Frédéric & Sarazin, Marc (2016), E-ELT turbulence profiling with stereo-SCIDAR at Paranal, in Marchetti, Enrico, Close, Laird M. & Véran, Jean-Pierre eds, Proceedings of SPIE 9909: Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 99091N.
  • Guesalaga, A., Perera, S., Osborn, J., Sarazin, M., Neichel, B. & Wilson, R. (2016), FASS: the full aperture seeing sensor, in Marchetti, Enrico, Close, Laird M. & Véran, Jean-Pierre eds, International Society for Optics and Photonics, 99090H.
  • Gendron, E., Morris, T., Basden, A., Vidal, F., Atkinson, D., Bitenc, U., Buey, T., Chemla, F., Cohen, M., Dickson, C., Dipper, N., Feautrier, P., Gach, J.-L., Gratadour, D., Henry, D., Huet, J.-M., Morel, C., Morris, S., Myers, R., Osborn, J., Perret, D., Reeves, A., Rousset, G., Sevin, A., Stadler, E., Talbot, G., Todd, S. & Younger, E. (2016), Final two-stage MOAO on-sky demonstration with CANARY, in Marchetti, Enrico, Close, Laird M. & Véran, Jean-Pierre eds, International Society for Optics and Photonics, 99090C.
  • Bardou, Lisa, Gendron, Eric, Rousset, Gérard, Gratadour, Damien, Vidal, Fabrice, Buey, Tristan, Chemla, Fanny, Myers, Richard M., Morris, Timothy J., Basden, Alastair G., Osborn, James, Reeves, Andrew P., Talbot, Robert Gordon, Gach, Jean-Luc, Stadler, Eric, Feautrier, Philippe, Bonaccini Calia, Domenico, Pfrommer, Thomas & Centrone, Mauro (2016), Getting ready for the first on sky experiment using an ELT-scaled elongated sodium laser guide star, in Marchetti, Enrico, Close, Laird M. & Véran, Jean-Pierre eds, International Society for Optics and Photonics, 990944.
  • Doelman, Niek & Osborn, James (2016), Modelling and prediction of non-stationary optical turbulence behaviour, in Marchetti, Enrico, Close, Laird M. & Véran, Jean-Pierre eds, International Society for Optics and Photonics, 99091M.
  • Perera, Saavidra, Wilson, Richard W., Osborn, James & Butterley, Tim (2016), SHIMM: a seeing and turbulence monitor for astronomy, in Marchetti, Enrico, Close, Laird M. & Véran, Jean-Pierre eds, International Society for Optics and Photonics, 99093J.
  • Gendron, E., Morris, T., Basden, A., Vidal, F., Buey, T., Gratadour, D., Morel, C., Gach, J-L., Feautrier, P., Stadler, E., Chemlac, F., Cohen, M., Sevin, A., Younger, E., Osborn, J., Henry, D., Dipper, N., Wilson, R., Butterley, T., Bitenc, U., Reeves, A., Huet, J-M., Perret, D., Dickson, C., Atkinson, D., Longmore, A., Todd, S., Talbot, G., Morris, S., Rousset, G. & Myers, R. (2016), Tomography for Astronomical Adaptive Optics using the CANARY On-Sky Demonstrator, Imaging Appl. Opt. 2016. Washington, D.C., OSA, AOW5C.3.
  • Laidlaw, Douglas J., Osborn, James, Wilson, Richard W., Morris, Timothy J., Butterley, Timothy, Reeves, Andrew P., Townson, Matthew J., Gendron, Éric, Vidal, Fabrice & Morel, Carine (2016), Turbulence profiling for adaptive optics tomographic reconstructors, in Marchetti, Enrico, Close, Laird M. & Véran, Jean-Pierre eds, International Society for Optics and Photonics, 99093I.
  • Reeves, Andrew P., Morris, Timothy J., Myers, Richards M., Basden, Alastair G., Gendron, Eric, Morel, Carine, Osborn, James, Rousset, Gerard & Vidal, Fabrice (2016), Validation of tomographic laser guide star uplink tip-tilt determination with CANARY, in Marchetti, Enrico, Close, Laird M. & Véran, Jean-Pierre eds, International Society for Optics and Photonics, 99091Y.
  • T. J. Morris, E. Gendron, A. G. Basden, O. Martin, J. Osborn, D. Henry, Z. Hubert, G. Sivo, D. Gratadour, F. Chemla, A. Sevin, M. Cohen, E. Younger, F. Vidal, R. W. Wilson, T. Butterley, U. Bitenc, A. Reeves, N. Bharmal, H-F. Raynaud, C. Kulcsar, J-M. Conan, J-M. Huet, D. Perret, C. Dickson, D. Atkinson, T. Bailie, A. Longmore, S. Todd, G. Talbot, S. Morris, G. Rousset & R. M. Myers (2014), CANARY phase B: on-sky open-loop tomographic LGS AO results, 9148: Adaptive Optics Systems IV. 91481I.
  • Townson, M. J., Kellerer, A., Osborn, J., Butterley, T., Morris, T. J. & Wilson, R. W. (2014), Daytime site characterisation of La Palma, and its relation to night-time conditions, Proceedings of SPIE, volume 9147 9147: Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V. Montréal, Quebec, Canada, SPIE, 91473E.
  • O. Martin, E. Gendron, T. J. Morris, A. G. Basden, Z. Hubert, D. Gratadour, J. Osborn, F. Vidal, F. Chemla, G. Rousset & R. M. Myers (2014), Detailed analysis of the Canary on-sky results at the WHT using Rayleigh laser guide stars, 9148: Adaptive Optics Systems IV. 91482N.
  • J. Osborn, D. Guzman, F. J. de Cos Juez, A. G. Basden, T. J. Morris, E. Gendron, T. Butterley, R. M. Myers, A. Guesalaga, F. Sanchez Lasheras, M. Gomez Victoria, M. L Sanchez Rodrguez, D. Gratadour & G. Rousset (2014), First on-sky results of a neural network based tomographic reconstructor: Carmen on canary, 9148: Adaptive Optics Systems IV. 91484M.
  • Guzmán, D, David, Nicole, Dubost, N, Sáez, N, Berdja, A, Guesalaga, A, Morris, T.\~J., Osborn, J, Rolt, S, de Cos Juez, F.\~J., Butterley, T, Basden, A & Myers, R.\~M. (2014), Latest Results On Artificial Neural Networks-Based Tomographic Reconstruction With BEAGLE: A Multi-Object AO Bench for MOAO Experimentation, SPIE. this proceedings.
  • E. Gendron, C. Morel, J. Osborn, O. Martin, D. Gratadour, F. Vidal, M. Le Louarn & G. Rousset (2014), Robustness of tomographic reconstructors versus real atmospheric profiles in the ELT perspective, 9148: Adaptive Optics Systems IV. 91484N.
  • Berdja, A, Osborn, J, Sarazin, M & Dali Ali, W (2013), First results on dome turbulence characterisation using the LOTTUCE prototype, AO4ELT3.
  • A. Berdja, J. Osborn, M. Sarazin, W. Dali Ali & A. Ziad (2013), First results on dome turbulence characterisation using the LOTUCE prototype, AO4ELT3.
  • T. Morris, E. Gendron, A. Basden, O. Martin, J. Osborn, D. Henry, Z. Hubert, G. Sivo, D. Gratadour, F. Chemla, A. Sevin, M. Cohen, E. Younger, F. Vidal, R. Wilson, T. Butterley, U. Bitenc, A. Reeves, N. Bharmal, H. F. Raynaud, C. Kulcsar, J. M. Conan, D Guzman, J. de Cos Juez, J. M. Huet, D. Perret, C. Dickson, D. Atkinson, T. Baillie, A. Longmore, S. Todd, G. Talbot, S. Morris, R. Myers & G. Rousset (2013), Multiple Object Adaptive Optics: Mixed NGS/LGS tomography, AO4ELT3.
  • J. Osborn, R. W. Wilson, H. Shepherd, T. Butterley, V. Dhillon & R. Avila (2013), Stereo SCIDAR: Profiling atmospheric optical turbulence with improved altitude resolution, AO4ELT3.
  • Guesalaga, A., Neichel, B., Rigaut, F., Osborn, J. & Guzman, D. (2012), Design of frequency-based controllers for vibration mitigation at the Gemini-South telescope, 8447: Proc. SPIE - Int. Soc. Opt. Eng.
  • A. Cortes, B. Neichel, A. Guesalaga, J. Osborn, F. Rigaut & D. Guzman (2012), New results on a Cn2 profiler for GeMS, 8447: Adaptive Optics Systems III. 84475T.
  • D. Guzman, A. Mello, J. Osborn, F. J. De Cos Juez, M. Gomez, N. Gutierrez, R. M. Myers, T. Butterley, M. Salas, A. Gueslaga & N. David (2012), Tomographic reconstructor for multi-object adaptive optics using artificial neural networks, 8447: Adaptive Optics Systems III. 844740.
  • Osborn, J., De Cos Juez, F.J., Guzman, D., Butterley, T., Myers, R., Guesalaga, A. & Laine, J. (2011), Open-loop tomography using artificial nueral networks, AO ELT 2011 - 2nd Int. Conf. Adapt. Opt. Extrem. Large Telesc.
  • Wilson, R., Butterley, T., Osborn, J. & Shepherd, H. (2011), Optical turbulence profiling and applications for astronomy, Opt. InfoBase Conf. Pap.
  • J. Osborn, F. J. De Cos Juez, D. Guzman, T. Butterley, R. M. Myers, A. Gueslaga & J. Laine (2011), Using artificial neural networks (ANN) for open-loop tomography, AO4ELT2.
  • Rodriguez, I., Neichel, B., Hartung, M., Hayward, T., Christou, J., Rigaut, F., Guzman, D., Osborn, J. & Guesalaga, A. (2011), Vibration characterization and mitigation for the Gemini MCAO system GeMS, AO ELT 2011 - 2nd Int. Conf. Adapt. Opt. Extrem. Large Telesc.
  • Osborn, James, Myers, Richard M. & Love, Gordon D. (2010), Reducing PSF halo with adaptive pupil masking, in Ellerbroek, B.L., Hart, M., Hubin, N. & Wizinowich,PL. eds, Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering 7736: Adaptive Optics Systems II. San Diego, California, SPIE, Bellingham WA, 77362T.
  • G. Lombardi, J. Melnick, R. H. Hinojosa Goni, J. Navarrete, M. Sarazin, A. Berdja, A. Tokovinin, R. Wilson, J. Osborn, T. Butterley & H. Shepherd (2010), Surface Layer characterisation at Paranal Observatory, 7733: Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes III. 77334D.
  • Wilson, R. W., Butterley, T. & Osborn, J. (2009), SLODAR turbulence monitors, Optical Turbulence. Sardinia, Italy, Imperial College Press, 50-57.
  • Osborn, James, Wilson, Richard & Butterley, Timothy (2009), Surface layer SLODAR, Optical Turbulence. Sardinia, Italy, Imperial College Press, 371-378.

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