Andy Shearer

Personal Professor B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

 
researcher

Biography

BSc 1975 University of London

MSc 1978 Durham University

PhD 1980 Durham University

Present Post: Head of School, School of Physics, NUI Galway

Period                    Post Held                                              Employer

1975-1980             Research Assistant                             Durham University

1980-1986             Research Assistant/Associate            Bristol University

1986-1991             Self Employed Scientific Consultant   Self

1991                      Research Fellow                                University College Galway

1993                      Contract Lecturer                               University College Galway

1996                      Junior Lecturer                                   NUI Galway

1998                      College Lecturer                                 NUI Galway

2008                      Senior Lecturer                                   NUI Galway             

2013                      Personal Professor                             NUI Galway

Research Interests

Astrophysics : Pulsars Astrophysics : optical and multiwavelength observations.
Astronomy : Astronomical Instrument development - particularly optical polarimetry. 
Plasma Modeling
High Performance Computing
Medical Image Processing
Virtual Observatories

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
SCHOOL OF PHYSICS FP7 TRAVEL SUPPORT ACCOUNT ANDY SHEARER 01-JAN-13 31-DEC-13
SCHOOL WORKSHOP LIQUID NITROGEN FACILITYJENNINGS 01-JAN-94 31-DEC-20
IRCSET EMBARK 05 RORY DONOHUE A SHEARER 01-OCT-05 31-OCT-08
SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT AC PHYSICS 01-JAN-94 01-MAY-20
INTERGRAL IBIS STUDIES OF THE POLARISATION OF THE CRAB NEBULA AND PULSAR A SHEARER 20-JAN-14 19-JAN-15
CENTRE FOR ASTRONOMY 01-MAY-09 31-DEC-13
SFI 02 IN 1 I208 WEBCOM G A SHEARER 01-OCT-03 31-AUG-08
CERN ACCELERATING SCIENCE EXHIBITION ANDY SHEARER 01-SEP-12 28-FEB-14
OBSERVATIONS OF FERMI PULSARS ANDREW SHEARER IRCSET PAUL MORAN 01-SEP-10 31-AUG-13
INTAS PROJECT 01-SEP-07 30-APR-09
SEA2SKY LINKING MARINE ATMOSPHERIC AND ASTRONOMICAL RESEARCHERS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC GRANT AGREEMENT 316553 ANDREW SHEARER SEE RE7524 01-JUN-12 31-DEC-14
OPTICAL INFRARED CO ORDINATION NETWORK FOR ASTRONOMY OPTICON EU FP7 312430 ANY SHEARER 01-JAN-13 31-DEC-16
GENERAL ACCOUNT ANDY SHEARER 15-MAR-12 15-MAR-20
HIGH TIME RESOLUTION ASTRPHYSICS FP7 CS ANDY SHEARER 22-NOV-12 21-JUL-14
MEGATORTURO HIGH TEMPORAL RESOLUTION OPTICAL DETECTOR ANDY SHEARER 01-NOV-12 04-JAN-20
BULL SYSTEMS LTD BULL PI 02112009 ANDREW SHEARER 01-OCT-09 30-SEP-11
AIR G REDFERN PHYSICS 01-JAN-94 30-SEP-15
940 EU HPMFCT2000 0652 SHEARER 31-MAR-01 30-APR-09
Sea2Sky EU SEA2SKY 287462 01-MAY-11 28-APR-15
E-INIS A.SHEARER RH4601 01-OCT-07 23-AUG-15
EU RIT3 CT04 001566 OPTICO APD DEVELOPMENT FP5 01-JAN-04 31-MAY-09
930 ENT IR SC98 732 HTRA A SHEARER 01-OCT-98 12-FEB-04
GASP 09/RFP/AST2391 M REDFERN 01-JUL-09 30-JUN-15
EI INF03 GRID IRELAND A SHEARER 01-DEC-02 23-JUL-07
978 HEA BIOMED CENTRE P3 GLYNN 01-OCT-99 23-MAR-09
FP7 PROPOSAL PREPARATION COORDINATOR SUPPORT CS/2011/458 - MARIE CURIE ACTIONS - TRAINING NETWORK IN HIGH TIME E.I. ENTERPRISE IRL FP7 SUPPORT ANDY SHEARER 20-OCT-11 20-JUN-13
IRC SC 02 173 ISOLATED NEUTRON STARS A SHEARER 01-SEP-02 02-MAY-07
SFI 02 IN 1 I208 WEBCOM SHEARER NUIG OHD 01-OCT-03 30-SEP-07
PRTLI3 COSMOGRID DIAS SHEARER 30-SEP-02 28-APR-08
935 GAL CORP WEB DEVELOPMENT RC OF 01-OCT-99 31-DEC-07
OIP 2006 ACCESS GRID POINT ANDY SHEARER 01-JAN-06 30-MAY-07
OIP 2007 ACCESS GRID POINT A SHEARER 01-JAN-07 28-FEB-08
EU FP7 226604 OPTICON ANDREW SHEARER 01-JAN-09 31-DEC-15
977 HEA BIOENG SC SHERAER WP7 01-OCT-98 26-MAR-03

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) 'Circular polarisation of synchrotron radiation in high magnetic fields'
de B\'urca (2015) 'Circular polarisation of synchrotron radiation in high magnetic fields'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2014) 'The Large Observatory For x-ray Timing'
Feroci (2014) 'The Large Observatory For x-ray Timing'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2014) 'Mini-MegaTORTORA - multichannel system for wide-field optical monitoring with high temporal resolution'
Sasyuk, V,Beskin, G,Karpov, S,Bondar, S,Perkov, A,Ivanov, E,Katkova, E,Shearer, A (2014) 'Mini-MegaTORTORA - multichannel system for wide-field optical monitoring with high temporal resolution'. Contributions Of The Astronomical Observatory Skalnate Pleso, 43 :251-252 [Details]
(2014) 'HST optical polarimetry of the Vela pulsar and nebula'
Moran, P,Mignani, RP,Shearer, A (2014) 'HST optical polarimetry of the Vela pulsar and nebula'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 445 :835-844 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'The Galway astronomical Stokes polarimeter: an all-Stokes optical polarimeter with ultra-high time resolution'
Collins, P,Kyne, G,Lara, D,Redfern, M,Shearer, A,Sheehan, B (2013) 'The Galway astronomical Stokes polarimeter: an all-Stokes optical polarimeter with ultra-high time resolution'. Experimental Astronomy, 36 :479-503 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Deep optical observations of the gamma-ray pulsar PSR J0007+7303 in the CTA 1 supernova remnant'
Mignani, RP,de Luca, A,Rea, N,Shearer, A,Collins, S,Torres, DF,Hadasch, D,Caliandro, A (2013) 'Deep optical observations of the gamma-ray pulsar PSR J0007+7303 in the CTA 1 supernova remnant'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 430 :1354-1358 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Optical observations of PSR J0205+6449-the next optical pulsar?'
Moran, P,Mignani, RP,Collins, S,de Luca, A,Rea, N,Shearer, A (2013) 'Optical observations of PSR J0205+6449-the next optical pulsar?'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 436 :401-412 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Optical polarimetry of the inner Crab nebula and pulsar'
Moran, P.; Shearer, A.; Mignani, R. P.; Słowikowska, A.; De Luca, A.; Gouiffès, C.; Laurent, P. (2013) 'Optical polarimetry of the inner Crab nebula and pulsar'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 433 :2564-2575 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'INTEGRAL/IBIS and optical observations of the Crab nebula/pulsar polarisation'
Moran (2013) 'INTEGRAL/IBIS and optical observations of the Crab nebula/pulsar polarisation'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2013) 'Status and Perspectives of the Mini-MegaTORTORA Wide-field Monitoring System with High Temporal Resolution'
Karpov (2013) 'Status and Perspectives of the Mini-MegaTORTORA Wide-field Monitoring System with High Temporal Resolution'. Acta Polytechnica, 53 (3) [Details]
(2012) 'The Large Observatory for X-ray Timing (LOFT)'
Feroci (2012) 'The Large Observatory for X-ray Timing (LOFT)'. Experimental Astronomy, 34 :415-444 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Dark spot, spiral waves and the SW Sextantis behaviour: it is all about UX Ursae Majoris'
Neustroev, VV,Suleimanov, VF,Borisov, NV,Belyakov, KV,Shearer, A (2011) 'Dark spot, spiral waves and the SW Sextantis behaviour: it is all about UX Ursae Majoris'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 410 :963-977 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2011) 'DISCOVERY OF A FAINT X-RAY COUNTERPART AND A PARSEC-LONG X-RAY TAIL FOR THE MIDDLE-AGED, gamma-RAY-ONLY PULSAR PSR J0357+3205'
De Luca, A,Marelli, M,Mignani, RP,Caraveo, PA,Hummel, W,Collins, S,Shearer, A,Parkinson, PMS,Belfiore, A,Bignami, GF (2011) 'DISCOVERY OF A FAINT X-RAY COUNTERPART AND A PARSEC-LONG X-RAY TAIL FOR THE MIDDLE-AGED, gamma-RAY-ONLY PULSAR PSR J0357+3205'. Astrophysical Journal, 733 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'A search for optical bursts from the rotating radio transient J1819-1458 with ULTRACAM - II. Simultaneous ULTRACAM-Lovell Telescope observations'
Dhillon, VS,Keane, EF,Marsh, TR,Stappers, BW,Copperwheat, CM,Hickman, RDG,Jordan, CA,Kerry, P,Kramer, M,Littlefair, SP,Lyne, AG,Mignani, RP,Shearer, A (2011) 'A search for optical bursts from the rotating radio transient J1819-1458 with ULTRACAM - II. Simultaneous ULTRACAM-Lovell Telescope observations'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 414 :3627-3632 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'VLT observations of the two Fermi pulsars PSR J1357-6429 and PSR J1048-5832'
Mignani, RP,Shearer, A,De Luca, A,Moran, P,Collins, S,Marelli, M (2011) 'VLT observations of the two Fermi pulsars PSR J1357-6429 and PSR J1048-5832'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 533 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Inverse mapping of polarized optical emission from pulsars: basic formulation and determination of emission altitude'
Mc Donald, J,O' Connor, P,de Burca, D,Golden, A,Shearer, A (2011) 'Inverse mapping of polarized optical emission from pulsars: basic formulation and determination of emission altitude'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 417 :730-744 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'VLT observations of Fermi pulsars'
Mignani (2011) 'VLT observations of Fermi pulsars'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2010) 'From TORTORA to MegaTORTORA\mdashResults and Prospects of Search for Fast Optical Transients'
Beskin (2010) 'From TORTORA to MegaTORTORA\mdashResults and Prospects of Search for Fast Optical Transients'. Advances in Astronomy, 2010 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'The Size of the Broad Line Region in M84 (NGC 4374)'
Devereux (2010) 'The Size of the Broad Line Region in M84 (NGC 4374)'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2010) 'DISTRIBUTED RADIOTHERAPY SIMULATION WITH THE WEBCOM WORKFLOW SYSTEM'
Downes, P,Curran, O,Cunniffe, J,Shearer, A (2010) 'DISTRIBUTED RADIOTHERAPY SIMULATION WITH THE WEBCOM WORKFLOW SYSTEM'. International Journal Of High Performance Computing Applications, 24 :213-227 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'GASP - Galway Astronomical Stokes Polarimeter'
Collins (2009) 'GASP - Galway Astronomical Stokes Polarimeter'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2009) 'Investigations of the Magnetospheric Plasma Distribution in the Vicinity of a Pulsar. I. Basic Formulation'
McDonald (2009) 'Investigations of the Magnetospheric Plasma Distribution in the Vicinity of a Pulsar. I. Basic Formulation'. Astrophysical Journal, 690 :13-19 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'INVESTIGATIONS OF THE MAGNETOSPHERIC PLASMA DISTRIBUTION IN THE VICINITY OF A PULSAR. I. BASIC FORMULATION'
McDonald, J,Shearer, A (2009) 'INVESTIGATIONS OF THE MAGNETOSPHERIC PLASMA DISTRIBUTION IN THE VICINITY OF A PULSAR. I. BASIC FORMULATION'. Astrophysical Journal, 690 :13-19 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'The MarineGrid project in Ireland with Webcom'
Kenirons, M,Curran, O,Cunniffe, J,Ryan, J,Ryan, P,Shearer, A (2009) 'The MarineGrid project in Ireland with Webcom'. Computers & Geosciences, 35 :205-213 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Optical pulsations from the anomalous X-ray pulsar 1E 1048.1-5937'
Dhillon, VS,Marsh, TR,Littlefair, SP,Copperwheat, CM,Kerry, P,Dib, R,Durant, M,Kaspi, VM,Mignani, RP,Shearer, A (2009) 'Optical pulsations from the anomalous X-ray pulsar 1E 1048.1-5937'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 394 :112-116 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'A workflow model for heterogeneous computing environments'
Curran, O,Shearer, A (2009) 'A workflow model for heterogeneous computing environments'. Future Generation Computer Systems-The International Journal Of Grid Computing And Escience, 25 :414-425 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Optical observations of PSR J0205+6449'
Shearer, A,Neustroev, VV (2008) 'Optical observations of PSR J0205+6449'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 390 :235-238 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'GRB 080319D: optical upper limit'
Greco (2008) 'GRB 080319D: optical upper limit'. GRB Coordinates Network, 7500 [Details]
(2008) 'Electron beam therapy at extended source-to-surface distance: a Monte Carlo investigation'
O'Shea, TP,Foley, MJ,Rajasekar, D,Downes, PA,van der Putten, W,Moore, M,Shearer, A (2008) 'Electron beam therapy at extended source-to-surface distance: a Monte Carlo investigation'. Journal Of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 9 :57-67 [Details]
(2007) 'Kinematics of the broad-line region in M81'
Devereux, N,Shearer, A (2007) 'Kinematics of the broad-line region in M81'. Astrophysical Journal, 671 :118-123 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2007) 'Pulse variation of the optical emission of Crab pulsar'
Karpov (2007) 'Pulse variation of the optical emission of Crab pulsar'. ArXiv e-prints, [Details]
(2007) 'Short time scale pulse stability of the Crab pulsar in the optical band'
Karpov, S,Beskin, G,Biryukov, A,Debur, V,Plokhotnichenko, V,Redfern, M,Shearer, A (2007) 'Short time scale pulse stability of the Crab pulsar in the optical band'. Astrophysics And Space Science, 308 :595-599 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'An avalanche photodiode photon counting camera for high-resolution astronomy'
Ryan, O,Redfern, M,Shearer, A (2006) 'An avalanche photodiode photon counting camera for high-resolution astronomy'. Experimental Astronomy, 21 :23-30 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'High speed photon-counting imager using a position sensitive diode'
Ryan, O,Redfern, M,Shearer, A (2006) 'High speed photon-counting imager using a position sensitive diode'. Experimental Astronomy, 21 :13-22 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Synchrotron Self-Absorption in Pulsar Magnetospheres: Implications for Optical Emission'
O'Connor (2005) 'Synchrotron Self-Absorption in Pulsar Magnetospheres: Implications for Optical Emission'. \apj, 631 :471-479 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'High-speed, multicolour optical photometry of the anomalous X-ray pulsar 4U 0142+61 with ULTRACAM'
Dhillon, VS,Marsh, TR,Hulleman, F,van Kerkwijk, MH,Shearer, A,Littlefair, SP,Gavriil, FP,Kaspi, VM (2005) 'High-speed, multicolour optical photometry of the anomalous X-ray pulsar 4U 0142+61 with ULTRACAM'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 363 :609-614 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Steps towards a solution of the FS Aurigae puzzle - I. Multicolour high-speed photometry with ULTRACAM'
Neustroev, VV,Zharikov, S,Tovmassian, G,Shearer, A (2005) 'Steps towards a solution of the FS Aurigae puzzle - I. Multicolour high-speed photometry with ULTRACAM'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 362 :1472-1482 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'FAVOR (FAst Variability Optical Registration)---A two-telescope complex for detection and investigation of short optical transients'
Beskin (2005) 'FAVOR (FAst Variability Optical Registration)---A two-telescope complex for detection and investigation of short optical transients'. Nuovo Cimento C Geophysics Space Physics C, 28 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'A MERLIN observation of PSR B1951+32 and its associated plerion'
Golden, A,Bourke, S,Clyne, G,Butler, RF,Shearer, A,Muxlow, TWB,Brisken, WF (2005) 'A MERLIN observation of PSR B1951+32 and its associated plerion'. Astrophysical Journal, 635 :153-156 [Details]
(2005) 'Synchrotron self-absorption in pulsar magnetospheres: Implications for optical emission'
O'Connor, P,Golden, A,Shearer, A (2005) 'Synchrotron self-absorption in pulsar magnetospheres: Implications for optical emission'. Astrophysical Journal, 631 :471-479 [Details]
(2004) 'FAVOR (FAst Variability Optical Registration) - two-telescope complex for detection and investigation of short optical transients'
Karpov (2004) 'FAVOR (FAst Variability Optical Registration) - two-telescope complex for detection and investigation of short optical transients'. Astronomische Nachrichten, 325 :677-677 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) 'Determination of the modulation transfer function for a time-gated fluorescence imaging system'
Gundy, S,Van der Putten, W,Shearer, A,Buckton, D,Ryder, AG (2004) 'Determination of the modulation transfer function for a time-gated fluorescence imaging system'. Journal Of Biomedical Optics, 9 :1206-1213 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) 'The use of chloroaluminium phthalocyanine tetrasulfonate (AlPcTS) for time-delayed fluorescence imaging'
Gundy, S,Van der Putten, W,Shearer, A,Buckton, D,Ryder, AG,Ball, M (2004) 'The use of chloroaluminium phthalocyanine tetrasulfonate (AlPcTS) for time-delayed fluorescence imaging'. Physics In Medicine And Biology, 49 :359-369 [DOI] [Details]
(2003) 'Enhanced Optical Emission During Crab Giant Radio Pulses'
Shearer (2003) 'Enhanced Optical Emission During Crab Giant Radio Pulses'. Science, 301 :493-495 [DOI] [Details]
(2003) 'TRIFFID observations of the cores of the three globular clusters M15, M92 and NGC 6712'
Tuairisg, SO,Butler, RF,Shearer, A,Redfern, RM,Butler, D,Penny, A (2003) 'TRIFFID observations of the cores of the three globular clusters M15, M92 and NGC 6712'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 345 :960-980 [Details]
(2002) 'European collaboration towards the Astronomical DataGrid'
Golev (2002) 'European collaboration towards the Astronomical DataGrid'. Publications de l'Observatoire Astronomique de Beograd, 73 :37-48 [Details]
(2002) 'A new survey of variability in the core of M15 with TRIFFID-2'
O'Tuairisg (2002) 'A new survey of variability in the core of M15 with TRIFFID-2'. ArXiv Astrophysics e-prints, [Details]
(2002) 'Detection of new optical counterpart candidates to PSR B1951+32 with HST/WFPC2'
Butler, RF,Golden, A,Shearer, A (2002) 'Detection of new optical counterpart candidates to PSR B1951+32 with HST/WFPC2'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 395 :845-851 [DOI] [Details]
(2001) 'A search for the optical counterpart to PSR B1821-24 in M 28'
Golden, A,Butler, RF,Shearer, A (2001) 'A search for the optical counterpart to PSR B1821-24 in M 28'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 371 :198-204 [Details]
(2001) 'Implications of the optical observations of isolated neutron stars'
Shearer, A,Golden, A (2001) 'Implications of the optical observations of isolated neutron stars'. Astrophysical Journal, 547 :967-972 [Details]
(2000) 'A possible connection between gamma-ray bursts and single black holes'
Beskin (2000) 'A possible connection between gamma-ray bursts and single black holes'. Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 80 [Details]
(2000) 'Gravlensing as a tool for reconstruction of the all-ranges transient behaviour during cosmological gamma-ray bursters'
Beskin (2000) 'Gravlensing as a tool for reconstruction of the all-ranges transient behaviour during cosmological gamma-ray bursters'. Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 80 [Details]
(2000) 'Implications of phase-resolved optical emission from isolated neutron stars'
Shearer (2000) 'Implications of phase-resolved optical emission from isolated neutron stars'. Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 80 [Details]
(2000) 'Rapid photometry of supernova 1987A: a 2.14 ms pulsar?'
Middleditch (2000) 'Rapid photometry of supernova 1987A: a 2.14 ms pulsar?'. \na, 5 :243-283 [DOI] [Details]
(2000) 'Scanning telescope for optical transient detection simultaneously with the gamma-ray bursters'
Beskin (2000) 'Scanning telescope for optical transient detection simultaneously with the gamma-ray bursters'. Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 80 [Details]
(2000) 'A 2.14 ms Candidate Optical Pulsar in SN1987A'
Middleditch (2000) 'A 2.14 ms Candidate Optical Pulsar in SN1987A'. ArXiv Astrophysics e-prints, [Details]
(2000) 'Results and prospects of the search for single stellar mass black holes'
Beskin (2000) 'Results and prospects of the search for single stellar mass black holes'. Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements, 80 [Details]
(2000) 'Unpulsed optical emission from the crab pulsar'
Golden, A,Shearer, A,Beskin, GM (2000) 'Unpulsed optical emission from the crab pulsar'. Astrophysical Journal, 535 :373-378 [Details]
(2000) 'High speed phase-resolved 2-d UBV photometry of the Crab pulsar'
Golden, A,Shearer, A,Redfern, RM,Beskin, GM,Neizvestny, SI,Neustroev, VV,Plokhotnichenko, VL,Cullum, M (2000) 'High speed phase-resolved 2-d UBV photometry of the Crab pulsar'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 363 :617-628 [Details]
(1999) 'Investigation of Gamma-Ray Burst light curves in different spectral ranges by means of gravitational lensing'
Beskin, GM,Shearer, A,Redfern, M,Golden, A,Butler, R,Bartolini, C,Guarnieri, A,Masetti, N,Piccioni, A (1999) 'Investigation of Gamma-Ray Burst light curves in different spectral ranges by means of gravitational lensing'. Nuclear Physics B-Proceedings Supplements, 69 :703-706 [Details]
(1999) 'Investigations of gamma-ray bursters light curves in different ranges by means of gravlensing'
Beskin (1999) 'Investigations of gamma-ray bursters light curves in different ranges by means of gravlensing'. Gravitation and Cosmology, 5 :219-222 [Details]
(1999) 'Catching the light curve of flaring GRBs: The opportunity offered by scanning telescopes'
Beskin (1999) 'Catching the light curve of flaring GRBs: The opportunity offered by scanning telescopes'. Astronomy & Astrophysics Supplement Series, 138 :589-590 [DOI] [Details]
(1999) 'Radius and distance estimates of the isolated neutron stars Geminga and PSR B0656+14 using optical photometry'
Golden, A,Shearer, A (1999) 'Radius and distance estimates of the isolated neutron stars Geminga and PSR B0656+14 using optical photometry'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 342 :5-8 [Details]
(1998) 'Possible pulsed optical emission from Geminga'
Shearer, A,Golden, A,Harfst, S,Butler, R,Redfern, RM,O'Sullivan, CMM,Neustroev, VV,Plokhotnichenko, VL,Cullum, M,Danks, A (1998) 'Possible pulsed optical emission from Geminga'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 335 :21-24 [Details]
(1998) 'Time-resolved optical observations of PSR 1509-58'
Shearer, A,O'Sullivan, CMM,Golden, A,Garcia, PVR,Redfern, M,Danks, A,Cullum, M (1998) 'Time-resolved optical observations of PSR 1509-58'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 333 :16-18 [Details]
(1998) 'A search for the optical counterpart of PSR B1951+32 in the supernova remnant CTB 80'
O'Sullivan, C,Shearer, A,Colhoun, M,Golden, A,Redfern, M,Butler, R,Beskin, GM,Neizvestny, SI,Neustroev, VV,Plokhotnichenko, VL,Danks, A (1998) 'A search for the optical counterpart of PSR B1951+32 in the supernova remnant CTB 80'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 335 :991-994 [Details]
(1998) 'TRIFFID photometry of globular cluster cores - I. Photometric techniques and variable stars in M15'
Butler, RE,Shearer, A,Redfern, RM,Colhoun, M,O'Kane, P,Penny, AJ,Morris, PW,Griffiths, WK,Cullum, M (1998) 'TRIFFID photometry of globular cluster cores - I. Photometric techniques and variable stars in M15'. Monthly Notices Of The Royal Astronomical Society, 296 :379-391 [Details]
(1997) 'Uses of microchannel plate intensified detectors for imaging applications in the X-ray, EUV and visible wavelength regions'
Read (1997) 'Uses of microchannel plate intensified detectors for imaging applications in the X-ray, EUV and visible wavelength regions'. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 392 :359-363 [DOI] [Details]
(1997) 'Pulsed optical emission from PSR 0656+141'
Shearer, A,Redfern, RM,Gorman, G,Butler, R,Golden, A,OKane, P,Beskin, GM,Neizvestny, SI,Neustroev, VV,Plokhotnichenko, VL,Cullum, M (1997) 'Pulsed optical emission from PSR 0656+141'. Astrophysical Journal, 487 :181-185 [Details]
(1997) 'PSR J0633+1746'
Shearer (1997) 'PSR J0633+1746'. \iaucirc, 6787 [Details]
(1996) 'A search for the optical counterpart of the triple pulsar system PSR B1620-26 in M4'
Shearer, A,Butler, R,Redfern, RM,Cullum, M,Danks, AC (1996) 'A search for the optical counterpart of the triple pulsar system PSR B1620-26 in M4'. Astrophysical Journal, 473 [Details]
(1996) 'Crowded Field Photometry of M15 Using the TRIFFID Camera'
Butler (1996) 'Crowded Field Photometry of M15 Using the TRIFFID Camera'. Irish Astronomical Journal, 23 [Details]
(1996) 'PSR B0656+14'
Shearer (1996) 'PSR B0656+14'. \iaucirc, 6502 [Details]
(1994) 'The Position of PSR-0540-69'
SHEARER, A,REDFERN, M,PEDERSEN, H,ROWOLD, T,OKANE, P,BUTLER, R,OBYRNE, C,CULLUM, M (1994) 'The Position of PSR-0540-69'. Astrophysical Journal, 423 :51-53 [Details]
(1993) 'PSR 0540-693'
Shearer (1993) 'PSR 0540-693'. \iaucirc, 5786 [Details]
(1993) 'TRIFFID imaging of 47 Tuc on the NTT'
Redfern (1993) 'TRIFFID imaging of 47 Tuc on the NTT'. The Messenger, 72 :29-31 [Details]
(1992) 'First scientific results from TRIFFID'
Redfern (1992) 'First scientific results from TRIFFID'. GEMINI Newsletter Royal Greenwich Observatory, 38 :1-3 [Details]
(1978) 'Cerenkov radiation in large cosmic-ray air showers'
Hammond (1978) 'Cerenkov radiation in large cosmic-ray air showers'. Nuovo Cimento C Geophysics Space Physics C, 1 :315-334 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2013) Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series
Shearer (2013) High-Time-Resolution Optical Observations of the Crab Pulsar . In: Lewandowski eds. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series [Details]
(2013) Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series
Moran (2013) Optical Polarimetry of the Crab and Vela Pulsars . In: Lewandowski eds. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series [Details]
(2013) Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series
de B\'urca (2013) POREC: Preliminary Investigations Into the Slot Gap Model . In: Lewandowski eds. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series [Details]
(2013) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Sherry (2013) IMPAIR: massively parallel deconvolution on the GPU Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2013) EAS Publications Series
Karpov (2013) Status and perspectives of Mini-MegaTORTORA wide-field monitoring system with high temporal resolution . In: Castro-Tirado eds. EAS Publications Series , pp.465-469 [Details]
(2013) Wide-field subsecond temporal resolution optical monitoring systems for the detection and study of cosmic hazards
Beskin, GM,Karpov, SV,Plokhotnichenko, VL,Bondar, SF,Perkov, AV,Ivanov, EA,Katkova, EV,Sasyuk, VV,Shearer, A (2013) PHYSICS-USPEKHI Wide-field subsecond temporal resolution optical monitoring systems for the detection and study of cosmic hazards , pp.836-842 [Details]
(2013) IMPAIR: Massively parallel deconvolution on the GPU
Sherry, M,Shearer, A (2013) IMAGE PROCESSING: ALGORITHMS AND SYSTEMS XI IMPAIR: Massively parallel deconvolution on the GPU [DOI] [Details]
(2012) Proceedings of ''An INTEGRAL view of the high-energy sky (the first 10 years)'' - 9th INTEGRAL Workshop and celebration of the 10th anniversary of the launch (INTEGRAL 2012). 15-19 October 2012. Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=176, id.8
Moran (2012) INTEGRAL/IBIS and optical observations of the Crab nebula/pulsar polarisation Proceedings of ''An INTEGRAL view of the high-energy sky (the first 10 years)'' - 9th INTEGRAL Workshop and celebration of the 10th anniversary of the launch (INTEGRAL 2012). 15-19 October 2012. Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=176, id.8 [Details]
(2012) IAU Symposium
Collins (2012) Crab Pulsar: Enhanced Optical Emission During Giant Radio Pulses . In: Griffin eds. IAU Symposium , pp.296-298 [Details]
(2012) IAU Symposium
de B\'urca (2012) Inverse Mapping of Pulsar Magnetospheres: Optical Emission Comes From 300 km Above the Surface . In: Griffin eds. IAU Symposium , pp.303-305 [Details]
(2012) IAU Symposium
Moran (2012) Optical Polarimetry of the Crab Nebula . In: Griffin eds. IAU Symposium , pp.379-381 [Details]
(2012) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Feroci (2012) LOFT: the Large Observatory For X-ray Timing Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2012) IAU Symposium
Barbieri (2012) Aqueye and Iqueye, Very-High-Time-Resolution Photon-Counting Photometers . In: Griffin eds. IAU Symposium , pp.280-282 [Details]
(2011) American Institute of Physics Conference Series
Rochford (2011) Investigations into the behaviour of Plasma surrounding Pulsars: DYMPHNA3D . In: Burgay eds. American Institute of Physics Conference Series , pp.306-307 [Details]
(2011) American Institute of Physics Conference Series
Collins (2011) Search for the optical counterparts of Fermi discovered pulsars . In: Burgay eds. American Institute of Physics Conference Series , pp.310-311 [Details]
(2010) Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.26
Shearer (2010) Optical timing studies of neutron stars: Future Goals Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.26 [Details]
(2010) Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.53
Sheehan (2010) Detectors for High-Speed Polarimetric Observations Using GASP Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.53 [Details]
(2010) Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.54
Shearer (2010) High Time Resolution Astrophysics in the Extremely Large Telescope Era : White Paper Proceedings of High Time Resolution Astrophysics - The Era of Extremely Large Telescopes (HTRA-IV). May 5 - 7, 2010. Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece. Published online at http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=108, id.54 [Details]
(2010) EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts
McKinstry (2010) Tidally-driven ocean circulation in close-in Super-Earths EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts [Details]
(2010) European Physical Journal Web of Conferences
Collins (2010) The Galway astronomical Stokes polarimeter: optical development European Physical Journal Web of Conferences [Details]
(2010) European Physical Journal Web of Conferences
Kyne (2010) GASP-Galway astronomical Stokes polarimeter European Physical Journal Web of Conferences [Details]
(2010) American Institute of Physics Conference Series
Neustroev (2010) UX Ursae Majoris as a SW Sex star . In: Werner eds. American Institute of Physics Conference Series , pp.338-341 [Details]
(2009) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Donohue (2009) Pleural effusion segmentation in thin-slice CT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2009) American Institute of Physics Conference Series
Shearer (2009) Progress in Developing Transfer Functions for Surface Scanning Eddy Current Inspections . In: Thompson eds. American Institute of Physics Conference Series , pp.1870-1877 [Details]
(2008) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Shearer (2008) High time resolution astrophysics and ELTs: Which wavelength? Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2008) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Beskin (2008) Panoramic detector with high time resolution on base of GaAs photocathode Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2008) High Time Resolution Astrophysics: The Universe at Sub-Second Timescales
Shearer (2008) High Time Resolution Astrophysics and Extremely Large Telescopes . In: Phelan eds. High Time Resolution Astrophysics: The Universe at Sub-Second Timescales , pp.225-232 [Details]
(2008) 40 Years of Pulsars: Millisecond Pulsars, Magnetars and More
McDonald (2008) Investigations of the magnetospheric plasma distribution in the vicinity of a pulsar-DYMPHNA3D . In: Bassa eds. 40 Years of Pulsars: Millisecond Pulsars, Magnetars and More , pp.124-126 [Details]
(2008) Astrophysics and Space Science Library
Shearer (2008) High Time Resolution Astrophysics and Pulsars . In: Phelan eds. Astrophysics and Space Science Library , pp.1-4020 [Details]
(2008) Polarimetry days in Rome: Crab status, theory and prospects
Collins (2008) GASP-Galway Astronomical Stokes Polarimeter Polarimetry days in Rome: Crab status, theory and prospects [Details]
(2006) 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly
Biryukov (2006) Short time scale pulse stability of the Crab pulsar in the optical band 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly [Details]
(2006) The Scientific Requirements for Extremely Large Telescopes
Shearer (2006) Implications of ELT observations of pulsars, anomalous X-ray pulsars and supernova remnants . In: Whitelock eds. The Scientific Requirements for Extremely Large Telescopes , pp.281-285 [Details]
(2006) Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XV
Tuairisg (2006) Enhancing Supernova Remnant Imaging Signatures using PSF-matching Techniques . In: Gabriel eds. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XV [Details]
(2006) Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XV
Voisin (2006) Grid-enabled Distributed Data Mining With WebCom-G . In: Gabriel eds. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XV [Details]
(2006) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Browne (2006) Optimised external computation for the Euro50 MATLAB based integrated model Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2006) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Enmark (2006) Architecture of the integrated model of the Euro50 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2006) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Ryan (2006) High-speed imaging photon-counting system Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2006) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Ryan (2006) Photon counting camera for high-resolution astronomy Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series [Details]
(2006) IAU Joint Discussion
Beskin (2006) Crab pulsar optical photometry and spectroscopy with microsecond temporal resolution IAU Joint Discussion [Details]
(2006) WebCom-G: A candidate middleware for grid-Ireland
Morrison, JP,Coghlan, B,Shearer, A,Foley, S,Power, D,Perrott, R (2006) INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING APPLICATIONS WebCom-G: A candidate middleware for grid-Ireland , pp.409-422 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIV
Tuairisg (2005) WebCom-G: Implementing an Astronomical Data Analysis Pipeline on a Grid-type Infrastructure . In: Shopbell eds. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIV [Details]
(2005) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Curran (2005) Face Player: a qualitative sonification for the visually impaired . In: Bouman eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.404-411 [Details]
(2005) The Astrophysics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects
Neustroev (2005) ULTRACAM observations of the unusual cataclysmic variable FS Aur . In: Hameury eds. The Astrophysics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects [Details]
(2004) Young Neutron Stars and Their Environments
Stappers (2004) Enhanced Optical Emission from the Crab Pulsar . In: Camilo eds. Young Neutron Stars and Their Environments [Details]
(2004) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Shearer (2004) High time resolution astrophysics and extremely large telescopes . In: Ardeberg eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.748-754 [Details]
(2004) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Voisin (2004) Simulating instruments for mining uncalibrated archives . In: Quinn eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.294-301 [Details]
(2004) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
O'Tuairisg (2004) A pipeline for automatically processing and analyzing archival images from multiple instruments . In: Quinn eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.467-473 [Details]
(2004) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Riewaldt (2004) Wind on the Euro50 enclosure . In: Antebi eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.537-548 [Details]
(2004) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Andersen (2004) A parallel integrated model of the Euro50 . In: Craig eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.251-265 [Details]
(2004) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Browne (2004) Parallelization of MATLAB for Euro50 integrated modeling . In: Craig eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.604-610 [Details]
(2004) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Andersen (2004) Status of the Euro50 Project . In: Oschmann eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.407-416 [Details]
(2004) Toward an International Virtual Observatory
Murtagh (2004) iAstro: Computational and Information Infrastructure in the Astronomical DataGrid . In: Quinn eds. Toward an International Virtual Observatory [Details]
(2004) Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica Conference Series
Neustroev (2004) New spectroscopic observations of dwarf nova BZ Ursae Majoris with extremely unusual emission lines profiles . In: Tovmassian eds. Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofisica Conference Series , pp.269-269 [Details]
(2004) Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) XIII
Tuairisg (2004) Automated reduction and analysis of images from multiple data archives . In: Ochsenbein eds. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) XIII [Details]
(2004) Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) XIII
Voisin (2004) Using a Reversed Exposure Time Calculator for Querying Uncalibrated Archives . In: Ochsenbein eds. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) XIII [Details]
(2004) Enhanced optical emission from the Crab pulsar
Stappers, BW,Shearer, A (2004) YOUNG NEUTRON STARS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTS Enhanced optical emission from the Crab pulsar , pp.325-328 [Details]
(2003) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Charalabides (2003) Application of deconvolution to images from the EGRET gamma-ray telescope . In: Shearer eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.213-220 [Details]
(2003) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Butler (2003) Image PSF-matching and subtraction: a powerful astronomical technique and its application to industrial imaging . In: Shearer eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.201-212 [Details]
(2003) New Horizons in Globular Cluster Astronomy
Tuairisg (2003) A New Survey of Variability in the Core of M15 with TRIFFID-2 . In: Piotto eds. New Horizons in Globular Cluster Astronomy [Details]
(2002) Neutron Stars, Pulsars, and Supernova Remnants
Butler (2002) PSR B1951+32 and PSR J0537-6910 - where are the optical counterparts? . In: Becker eds. Neutron Stars, Pulsars, and Supernova Remnants [Details]
(2002) Neutron Stars, Pulsars, and Supernova Remnants
Shearer (2002) Why study pulsars optically? . In: Becker eds. Neutron Stars, Pulsars, and Supernova Remnants [Details]
(2002) 34th COSPAR Scientific Assembly
Golden (2002) High resolution radio imaging of a pulsar wind SNR interaction zone - PSR B1951+32/CTB 80 34th COSPAR Scientific Assembly [Details]
(2002) 34th COSPAR Scientific Assembly
Connor (2002) Modeling of non-thermal optical emission from isolated spin-powered neutron stars 34th COSPAR Scientific Assembly [Details]
(2002) Neutron Stars in Supernova Remnants
Golden (2002) Characterizing the Optical Counterpart to PSR B1951+32 in CTB 80 . In: Slane eds. Neutron Stars in Supernova Remnants [Details]
(2002) Astronomical Site Evaluation in the Visible and Radio Range
Gizani (2002) MERLIN telescopes: New site RFI surveys and a possible new MERLIN Irish, radio telescope (Poster) . In: Vernin eds. Astronomical Site Evaluation in the Visible and Radio Range [Details]
(2001) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Gundy (2001) Time-resolved fluorescence studies of porphycene and tetrasulfonated phthalocyanine dyes in varying solvents . In: Papazoglou eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.299-309 [Details]
(2001) 20th Texas Symposium on relativistic astrophysics
O'Connor (2001) ``Inverse mapping'' of non thermal optical emission from isolated neutron stars . In: Wheeler eds. 20th Texas Symposium on relativistic astrophysics , pp.565-568 [Details]
(2001) 20th Texas Symposium on relativistic astrophysics
Shearer (2001) Isolated neutron stars-Optical non-thermal phenomenology . In: Wheeler eds. 20th Texas Symposium on relativistic astrophysics , pp.562-564 [Details]
(2001) Exo-/Astro-Biology
Golden (2001) A Virtual Laboratory model for coordinating future astrobiological research . In: Ehrenfreund eds. Exo-/Astro-Biology , pp.341-344 [Details]
(2001) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Shearer (2001) Parallel image restoration with spatially variant point spread function: description and first clinical results . In: Sonka eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.787-795 [Details]
(2001) Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems X
Butler (2001) Deconvolution of ``Drizzled'' and Rotated HST/WFPC2 Images: Faint-object Photometry in Crowded Fields . In: Harnden eds. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems X [Details]
(2001) Dynamics of Star Clusters and the Milky Way
Butler (2001) The Inner and Outer Cluster Blue Horizontal Branches of M92, M3 and M13 . In: Deiters eds. Dynamics of Star Clusters and the Milky Way [Details]
(2000) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
O'Doherty (2000) Image deconvolution as an aid to feature identification: a clinical trial . In: Hanson eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.1469-1475 [Details]
(2000) IAU Colloq. 177: Pulsar Astronomy - 2000 and Beyond
Shearer (2000) Implications of the Optical Observations of Isolated Neutron Stars . In: Kramer eds. IAU Colloq. 177: Pulsar Astronomy - 2000 and Beyond [Details]
(2000) IAU Colloq. 177: Pulsar Astronomy - 2000 and Beyond
Golden (2000) PSR B0656+14: Combined Optical, X-ray \amp EUV Studies . In: Kramer eds. IAU Colloq. 177: Pulsar Astronomy - 2000 and Beyond [Details]
(2000) IAU Colloq. 177: Pulsar Astronomy - 2000 and Beyond
Golden (2000) Unpulsed Optical Emission from the Crab Pulsar . In: Kramer eds. IAU Colloq. 177: Pulsar Astronomy - 2000 and Beyond [Details]
(2000) Astronomische Gesellschaft Meeting Abstracts
Butler (2000) The Inner and Outer Cluster Blue Horizontal Branches of M92, M3 and M13 . In: Schielicke eds. Astronomische Gesellschaft Meeting Abstracts [Details]
(1999) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Abbott (1999) Image deconvolution as an aid to mammographic artifact identification: I. Basic techniques . In: Hanson eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.698-709 [Details]
(1999) Catching the light curve of a flaring GRB. The opportunity offered by gravitational lensing
Beskin, GM,Shearer, A,Golden, A,Bartolini, C,Guarnieri, A,Masetti, N,Piccioni, A (1999) ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS SUPPLEMENT SERIES Catching the light curve of a flaring GRB. The opportunity offered by gravitational lensing , pp.587-588 [Details]
(1999) A possible connection between gamma-ray bursts and single black holes
Beskin, GM,Shearer, A,Golden, A,Bartolini, C,Guarnieri, A,Piccioni, A,Masetti, N (1999) ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS SUPPLEMENT SERIES A possible connection between gamma-ray bursts and single black holes , pp.509-510 [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Golden (1998) Unpulsed Optical Emission Studies: Geminga, PSR B0656+14 \amp the Crab . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Shearer (1998) Implications of Phase-Resolved Optical Emission from Isolated Neutron Stars . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Beskin (1998) Gravlensing as a Tool for Reconstruction of the all-Ranges Transient Behaviour During Cosmological Gamma-ray Bursters . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Beskin (1998) Scanning Telescope for Optical Transient Detection Simultaneously With the Gamma-ray Bursts . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Beskin (1998) On Connection Between Gamma-ray Bursts and Single Black Holes . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) Gamma-Ray Bursts, 4th Hunstville Symposium
Beskin (1998) Single black holes as parent bodies of galactic and extragalactic gamma-ray bursts . In: Meegan eds. Gamma-Ray Bursts, 4th Hunstville Symposium , pp.815-819 [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
Beskin (1998) Results and Perspectives of the Search for Single Stellar Mass Black Holes . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology
O'Connor (1998) Modeled results of pulsed optical emission from neutron stars . In: Paul eds. 19th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology [Details]
(1998) Detection of pulsed optical emission from the nearby neutron stars PSR 0656+14 and Geminga
Beskin, GM,Shearer, A,Golden, A,Neustroev, VV,Plokhotnichenko, VL,Redfern, RM (1998) IZVESTIYA AKADEMII NAUK SERIYA FIZICHESKAYA Detection of pulsed optical emission from the nearby neutron stars PSR 0656+14 and Geminga , pp.1782-1786 [Details]
(1997) NATO ASIC Proc. 501: High angular resolution in astrophysics
Butler (1997) Combined HST and HAR imaging and photometry of eruptive binaries in globular cluster cores: based upon observations taken with the William Herschel Telescope on La Palma and the Hubble Space Telescope . In: Lagrange eds. NATO ASIC Proc. 501: High angular resolution in astrophysics [Details]
(1995) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Read (1995) Versatile high-resolution imaging detector system for use in x-ray, EUV, and visible wavelength regions . In: Johnson eds. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series , pp.224-233 [Details]
(1993) IAU Colloq. 136: Stellar Photometry - Current Techniques and Future Developments
Redfern (1993) Crowded Field Photometry using Post-Exposure Image Sharpening Techniques . In: Butler eds. IAU Colloq. 136: Stellar Photometry - Current Techniques and Future Developments [Details]
(1992) European Southern Observatory Conference and Workshop Proceedings
Redfern (1992) High-Speed Data Gathering System for Speckle and Other High-Resolution Imaging Techniques . In: Beckers eds. European Southern Observatory Conference and Workshop Proceedings [Details]
(1983) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Fowler (1983) The Bristol University BUGS 4 detector International Cosmic Ray Conference , pp.48-51 [Details]
(1980) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Chantler (1980) The Dugway atmospheric Cerenkov light detector array International Cosmic Ray Conference , pp.42-47 [Details]
(1979) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Andam (1979) Atmospheric Cerenkov Radiation from Large Cosmic Ray Showers-Measurements at 835 G CM**-2 Depth International Cosmic Ray Conference [Details]
(1979) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Chantler (1979) The Separation of the Cerenkov Light and Particle Fronts in Large Cosmic Ray Showers International Cosmic Ray Conference [Details]
(1979) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Chantler (1979) The Dugway Atmospheric Cerenkov Light Detector ARRAY=1 International Cosmic Ray Conference [Details]
(1977) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Hammond (1977) Direct measurement of the cascade development in large cosmic ray showers International Cosmic Ray Conference , pp.287-291 [Details]
(1977) International Cosmic Ray Conference
Hammond (1977) Cerenkov radiation in large cosmic ray showers. II - Measurements at sea level International Cosmic Ray Conference , pp.281-286 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2014) Speed and Sensitivity : Expanding Astronomical Horizons with ELTs,
Instrument Designers and Astronomers (2014) Workshop to determine next generation of instruments for ELTs. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Speed and Sensitivity : Expanding Astronomical Horizons with ELTs, NUI Galway , 13-MAY-14 - 16-MAY-14. [Details]

ANET/COS

  Year Publication
(2015) The study of neutron star magnetospheres with LOFT.
Mignani (2015) The study of neutron star magnetospheres with LOFT. ANET/COS [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2000) Rapid photometry of supernova 1987A: a 2.14 ms pulsar?.
Middleditch, J,Kristian, JA,Kunkel, WE,Hill, KM,Watson, RD,Lucinio, R,Imamura, JN,Steiman-Cameron, TY,Shearer, A,Butler, R,Redfern, M,Danks, AC (2000) Rapid photometry of supernova 1987A: a 2.14 ms pulsar?. Reviews [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
/
Royal Astronomical Society Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
Irish Pattern Recognition and Classification Society Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
Institute of Physics Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
IEEE Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
ACM Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
International Astronomical Union Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
Global Grid Forum Member 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Executive committee of CosmoGrid From 2002 01-JAN-02 / 30-DEC-99
Festival Committee Galway Science Festival 01-JAN-01 / 31-DEC-02
IAU Commission 46 Teaching of Astronomy National Delegate 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
National Committee on Astronomy 1997-present 01-JAN-97 / 30-DEC-99
National Committee for Teaching of Physics 2003 onwards 01-JAN-03 / 30-DEC-99
Director of Grid-Ireland From 2000 01-JAN-00 / 30-DEC-99
Physics on Stage 2 Chair - 2002 01-JAN-02 / 30-DEC-99
Western Regional Science Council Chair - from 2001 01-JAN-01 / 30-DEC-99
IMVIP 2002 (part of OptoIreland conference) Conference Chair 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
COST 283 - iAstro National Delegate to 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
Centre for Supercomputing Ireland Chair 30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99
Secretary ASGI * 01-JAN-94 / 31-DEC-96

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Department of Physics, University of Bristol Research Assistant/Associate 01-JAN-80 / 01-JAN-85
National University of Ireland Lecturer in Information Technology 01-AUG-96 / 30-DEC-99
University College Galway Contract Lecturer in Physics 01-JUL-92 / 01-JUL-96
Bristol Polytechnic * 01-JAN-88 / 01-JAN-91
University College Galway Post-Doctoral Research Fellow 01-JAN-92 / 01-JUL-96
Self-Employed Computer and Scientific Consultant 01-JAN-85 / 01-JAN-91
University of Durham Research Assistant Department of Physics 01-JAN-75 / 01-JAN-80
National University of Ireland College Radiation Protection Officer 01-JAN-92 / 01-JAN-01

Consultancy

  Client Description

Outreach Activities

  Description

Centre for Astronomy Open Nights

Organised the 2011 Researchers Night programme - sea2sky - see www.sea2sky.ie