Dr Eoin O'Connor

BSc, PhD

Contact Details

Postdoctoral Researcher
Centre for Astronomy
NUI, Galway
T: 091 495042
E: EOIN.OCONNOR@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher
 

Biography

B.Sc Physics 2014 (Hons) Galway Mayo Institute of Technology; PhD Physics (2018) NUI Galway,
currently a postdoctoral researcher in astronomy in NUI Galway. Test and validation engineer with a current interest in optical polarimetry systems design and testing.

Research Interests

Astronomical instrumentation, polarimetry, compact objects.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2018) 'Polarimetry and spectroscopy of the ``oxygen flaring'' DQ Herculis-like nova: V5668 Sagittarii (2015)'
Harvey, E. J.; Redman, M. P.; Darnley, M. J.; Williams, S. C.; Berdyugin, A.; Piirola, V. E.; Fitzgerald, K. P.; O'Connor, E. G. P. (2018) 'Polarimetry and spectroscopy of the ``oxygen flaring'' DQ Herculis-like nova: V5668 Sagittarii (2015)'. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 611 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2018) Pulsar Astrophysics the Next Fifty Years
O'Connor, Eoin G. P.; Shearer, Andrew; Gouiffes, Christian; Laurent, Philippe (2018) High Time Resolution Astronomical Polarimetry with GASP . In: Weltevrede, P.; Perera, B.B.P.; Preston, L.L.P; Sanidas, S eds. Pulsar Astrophysics the Next Fifty Years , pp.384-385 [Details]
(2016) Proceedings of the 11th INTEGRAL Conference Gamma-Ray Astrophysics in Multi-Wavelength Perspective. 10-14 October 2016 Amsterdam
Gouiffes, C.; Laurent, P.; Shearer, A.; O'Connor, E.; Moran, P. (2016) New hard X-rays and optical polarimetric observations of the Crab nebula and pulsar Proceedings of the 11th INTEGRAL Conference Gamma-Ray Astrophysics in Multi-Wavelength Perspective. 10-14 October 2016 Amsterdam [Details]
(2017) Pulsar Astrophysics the Next Fifty Years
Shearer, Andrew and O' Connor, Eoin (2017) Optical pulsars and polarimetry Pulsar Astrophysics the Next Fifty Years , pp.191-194 [DOI] [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2019) INTEGRAL and radio joint programme of FRB121102 during a renewed activity.
Gouiffes, Christian; Spitler, Laura; Cognard, Ismael; Maury, Anaelle; Hessels, Jason; Seymour, Andrew; Di, Li; Laurent, Philippe; Floc'h, Emeric Le; O'Connor, Eoin; Corbel, Stéphane; Cruces, Mary; Dennefeld, Michel; Götz, Diego; Qian, Lei; Savchenko, Volodymyr; Shearer, Andy; Rodriguez, Jerome; Zarka, Philippe (2019) INTEGRAL and radio joint programme of FRB121102 during a renewed activity. Astronomer's Telegram, Astronomer's Telegram. [Details]