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Department of Physics

Staff profile

EUR ING Paul Clark, BEng(Hons), CEng, MIET

CfAI Head of Engineering in the Department of Physics
Telephone: 43711/44820
Room number: Netpark/ocw014

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Biography

Responsibilities within department

Line manager for the CfAI Engineering Team, Health & Safety Coordinator for CfAI

Research interests

Astronomical Instrumentation

Research Groups

  • Centre for Advanced Instrumentation

Research Interests

  • Advanced Instrumentation

Selected Publications

Conference Paper

  • Sharples, R., Bender, R., Agudo Berbel, A., Bennett, R., Bezawada, N., Bouché, N., Bramall, D., Casali, M., Cirasuolo, M., Clark, P., Cliffe, M., Davies, R., Davies, R., Drory, N., Dubbeldam, M., Fairley, A., Finger, G., Genzel, R., Haefner, R., Hess, A., Jeffers, P., Lewis, I., Montgomery, D., Murray, J., Muschielok, B., Förster Schreiber, N., Pirard, J., Ramsay-Howat, S., Rees, P., Richter, J., Robertson, D., Robson, I., Rolt, S., Saglia, R., Schlichter, J., Tecza, M., Todd, S., Wegner, M. & Wiezorrek, E. (2010), Recent progress on the KMOS multi-object integral-field spectrograph for ESO VLT, in Ian S. McLean, Suzanne K. Ramsay & Hideki Takami eds, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series 7735: Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III. San Diego, California, SPIE, 773515
  • Bramall, D.G., Sharples, R., Tyas, L., Schmoll, J., Clark, P., Luke, P., Looker, N., Dipper, N.A., Ryan, S., Buckley, D.A.H., Brink, J. & Barnes, S.I. (2010), The SALT HRS spectrograph: final design, instrument capabilities, and operational modes, in Ian S. McLean, Suzanne K. Ramsay & Hideki Takami eds, Presented at the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference 7735: Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III. San Diego, California, United States, SPIE, 77354F.
  • Content, R., Barden, S., Becerril, S., Boehm, A., Clark, P., Costillo, P., Dubbeldam, C.M., Farrell, T., Glazebrook, K., Haynes, R., Meisenheimer, K., Miziarski, S., Nikoloudakis, N., Prada, L.F., Rohloff, R.-R., Shanks, T., Sharples, R.M. & Wagner, K. (2010), XMS and NG1dF: extreme multiplex spectrographs for wide-field multi-object spectroscopy, in McLean, Ian S., Ramsay, Suzanne K. & Takami, Hideki eds, Presented at the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference 7735: Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III. San Diego, California, United States, SPIE, 77351Q
  • Rutten, René G., Clark, Paul, Myers, Richard M., Wilson, Richard W., Bingham, Richard G., Emsellem, Eric, Gregory, Thomas, Humphreys, Ronald A., Knapen, Johan, Moretto, Gilberto, Morris, Simon L., & and Talbot, Gordon (2003), Facility class Rayleigh beacon AO system for the 4.2m William Herschel telescope, Adaptive Optical System Technologies II. Edited by Wizinowich, Peter L.; Bonaccini, Domenico. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4839, pp. 360-369 (2003) 4839: 360-369.
  • Kotova, Svetlana P., Clark, Paul, Guralnik, Igor R., Klimov, N. A., Kvashnin, M. Y., Langlois, Maud P., Loktev, Mikhail Y., Love, Gordon D., Naumov, A. F., Rakhmatulin, Malik A., Saunter, Christopher & D., Vdovin, Gleb V. and Zayakin, Oleg A. (2003), Multichannel modal liquid crystal wavefront corrector, 19th Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Optics for the Quality of Life. Edited by Righini, Giancarlo C.; Consortini, Anna. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4829, pp. 156-157 (2003) 4829: 156-157.
  • Ellerbroek, Brent L., Rigaut, François J., Bauman, Brian J., Boyer, Corinne, Browne, Stephen L., Buchroeder, Richard A., Catone, James W., Clark, Paul, d'Orgeville, Céline, Gavel, Donald T., Herriot, Glen, Hunten, Mark R., James, Eric, Kibblewhite, Edward J., McKinnie, Iain T., Murray, James T., Rabaud, Didier, Saddlemyer, Leslie K., Sebag, Jacques, & Stillburn, James, Telle, John M. and Veran, Jean-Pierre (2003), Multiconjugate adaptive optics for Gemini-South, Adaptive Optical System Technologies II. Edited by Wizinowich, Peter L.; Bonaccini, Domenico. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4839, pp. 55-66 (2003) 4839: 55-66.
  • Myers, Richard M., Longmore, Andrew J., Benn, Chris R., Buscher, David F., Clark, Paul, Dipper, Nigel A., Doble, Nathan, Doel, Andrew P., Dunlop, Colin N., Gao, Xiaofeng, Gregory, Thomas, Humphreys, Ronald A., Ives, Derek J., Øestensen, Roy, Peacocke, P. T., Rutten, René G., Tierney, Chris J., Vick, Andrew J. A., Wells, Martyn R., Wilson, Richard & W., Worswick, Susan P. and Zadrozny, Andrew (2003), NAOMI adaptive optics system for the 4.2m William Herschel telescope, Adaptive Optical System Technologies II. Edited by Wizinowich, Peter L.; Bonaccini, Domenico. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4839, pp. 647-658 (2003) 4839: 647-658.
  • Kelly, Thu-Lan, Buscher, David F., Clark, Paul, Dunlop, Colin N., Love, Gordon D., Myers, Richard M., Sharples, Ray M. and & Zadrozny, Andrew (2001), Dual-conjugate adaptive optics, Proc. SPIE Vol. 4353, p. 273-280, Laser Optics 2000: Control of Laser Beam Characteristics and Nonlinear Methods for Wavefront Control, Leonid N. Soms; Vladimir E. Sherstobitov; Eds 4353: 273-280.

Conference Proceeding

  • Schmoll, J., Basden, A.G., Bramall, D.G., Clark, P., Cole, R.E., Dodsworth, G.N., Goodsell, S.J., McCalden, A., Murray, G.J., Myers, R.M., Sharples, R.M., Tandy, J.A. & Thomas, P. (2008). Optical ground support equipment for the alignment of JWST-NIRSpec. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series.
  • Barnes, S.I., Cottrell, P.L., Albrow, M.D., Frost, N., Graham, G., Kershaw, G., Ritchie, R., Jones, D., Sharples, R., Bramall, D., Schmoll, J., Luke, P., Clark, P., Tyas, L., Buckley, D.A.H. & Brink, J. (2008). The optical design of the Southern African Large Telescope high resolution spectrograph: SALT HRS. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series.
  • Dalton, G.B., Caldwell, M., Ward, A.K., Whalley, M.S., Woodhouse, G., Edeson, R.L., Clark, P., Beard, S.M., Gallie, A.M., Todd, S.P., Strachan, J.M.D., Bezawada, N.N., Sutherland, W.J. & Emerson, J.P. (2006). The VISTA infrared camera. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series.
  • Clark, P., Berry, P., Bingham, R.G., Bissonauth, N., Caldwell, M., Dipper, N.A., Dunlop, C.N., Henry, D.M., Luke, P., Myers, R.M. & Robertson, D.J. (2004). Wavefront sensing within the VISTA infrared camera. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series.

Journal Article

  • Romualdez, L. Javier, Damaren, Chris J., Li, Lun, Galloway, Mathew N., Hartley, John W., Netterfield, C. Barth, Clark, Paul & Massey, Richard J. (2016). Precise pointing and stabilization performance for the balloon-borne imaging testbed: 2015 test flight. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering
  • Sutherland, W., Emerson, J., Dalton, G., Atad-Ettedgui, E., Beard, S., Bennett, R., Bezawada, N., Born, A., Caldwell, M., Clark, P., Craig, S., Henry, D., Jefers, P., Little, B., McPherson, A., Murray, J., Stewart, M., Stobie, B., Terrett, D., Ward, K., Whalley, M. & Woodhouse, G. (2015). The Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy (VISTA): Design, technical overview, and performance. Astronomy & Astrophysics 575: A25.
  • Sharples, R., Bender, R., Agudo Berbel, A., Bennett, R., Bezawada, N., Bouché, N., Bramall, D., Casali, M., Cirasuolo, M., Clark, P., Cliffe, M., Davies, R., Davies, R., Drory, N., Dubbeldam, M., Fairley, A., Finger, G., Genzel, R., Haefner, R., Hess, A., Jeffers, P., Lewis, I., Montgomery, D., Murray, J., Muschielok, B., Förster Schreiber, N., Pirard, J., Ramsey-Howat, S., Rees, P., Richter, J., Robertson, D., Robson, I., Rolt, S., Saglia, R., Schlichter, J., Tecza, M., Todd, S., Wegner, M. & Wiezorrek, E. (2010). Recent Progress on the KMOS Multi-object Integral Field Spectrometer. The Messenger 139: 24-27.
  • Ellerbroek, B.L., Rigaut, F.J., Bauman, B.J., Boyer, C., Browne, S.L., Buchroeder, R.A., Catone, J.W., Clark, P., d'Orgeville, C., Gavel, D.T. & others (2003). MCAO for Gemini South. Proceedings of SPIE 4839: 55.
  • Kotova, S. P., Clark, P., Guralnik, I. R., Klimov, N. A., Kvashnin, M. Yu, Loktev, M. Yu, Love, G. D., Naumov, A. F., Rakhmatulin, M. & A., Saunter, C. D., Vdovin, G. V. and Zayakin, O. A. (2003). Technology and electro-optical properties of modal liquid crystal wavefront correctors. Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics 5: 231-.
  • Ellerbroek, BL, Rigaut, FJ, Bauman, BJ, Boyer, C., Browne, SL, Buchroeder, RA, Catone, JW, Clark, P., d Orgeville, C. & Gavel, DT (2002). MCAO for Gemini South [4839-07]. PROCEEDINGS-SPIE THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR OPTICAL ENGINEERING (1): 55-66.
  • Kelly, T.-L., Buscher, D.F., Clark, P., Dunlop, C.N., Love, G.D., Myers, R.M., Sharples, R.M. & Zadrozny, A. (2000). Dual-conjugate wavefront generation for adaptive optics. Optics Express 7(11): 368-374.

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