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Department of Physics

Staff profile

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

Research Groups

  • Centre for Advanced Instrumentation

Selected Publications

Conference Paper

  • 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.
  • 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

  • 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. Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation.
  • 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. Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V.
  • 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. Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V.
  • 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. Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation, Montréal, Quebec, SPIE.
  • 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. Modern Technologies in Space- and Ground-based Telescopes and Instrumentation II.
  • 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. Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV.
  • Murray, G.J., Dodsworth, G.N., Content, R. & Tamura, N. (2008). Design and construction of the fibre system for FMOS. Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II.
  • 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. Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II.
  • 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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