Dr Marina Battaglia

Now working at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland.

I am interested in particle acceleration and propagation processes in solar flares. I use satellite data, mainly from RHESSI to better understand the physics of those processes.

Email: marina.battaglia.astro@gmail.com

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Dr David Clarke


Honourary Research Fellow

Stellar Astronomy and Atmospheric Physics – Development of optical equipmemt for undertaking spectropolarimetric measurements of stars and of the radiation from the daytime sky associated with scattering processes within stellar shells, the interstellar medium and the Earth’s atmosphere.

School of Physics and Astronomy
Kelvin Building
University of Glasgow
G12 8QQ
Scotland

Email: David.Clarke@glasgow.ac.uk


Professor Gordon Emslie

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Western Kentucky University.


Dr Robin M Green


Honourary Research Fellow

School of Physics and Astronomy
Kelvin Building
University of Glasgow
G12 8QQ
Scotland

Email: Robin.Green@glasgow.ac.uk


Dr Hugh Hudson


My research now centers on observations of solar X-rays and flare physics. I also work on solar global structure topics, mainly via RHESSI data. Also there’s an ongoing solar search for axions. I maintain a Web-based archive of flare/CME cartoons and have served as editor of the Yohkoh Science Nuggets, a program now ended. Now I edit the RHESSI Science Nuggets instead. Contributions are always welcome!

Room 620
School of Physics and Astronomy
Kelvin Building
University of Glasgow
G12 8QQ
Scotland

Email: Hugh.Hudson@glasgow.ac.uk
Tel: +44 141 330 6427
Fax: +44 141 330 8600

Personal homepage
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Professor Ernest W Laing

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

School of Physics and Astronomy
Kelvin Building
University of Glasgow
G12 8QQ
Scotland


Dr. Craig Stark

Now based at the University of St. Andrews


Dr Luis Teodoro


Honorary Research Fellow

Now at NASA Ames, CA


Dr Hugh Potts

KT Research Fellow

Research Areas

  • Atmospheric pressure plasmas for germicidal applications
    This experimental study is currently my main area of work. We have developed a novel process (patents filed) for producing ozone inside sealed containers, allowing us to sterilise the contents without opening the container or exposing the operator to ozone. A company (Anacail Ltd) was formed in February 2011 to exploit this technology.
  • Flatfield correction for SOHO MDI
    The SOHO satellite has been spectacularly successful at imaging the sun, and has now been operating continuously in the harsh environment of space for more than 12 years. In that time the CCD camera and optics have sustained significant radiation damage. We have developed a new technique for correcting the optical and CCD errors, producing a database of flatfields which can be used to reduce the flat fielding errors on the instrument by around a factor of 10. The repository of flatfields is hosted with the main MDI data service at Stanford University: http://soi.stanford.edu/sssc/MDI_continuum_hr_flatfields/flatfields.html and is mirrored locally here.
  • Solar flows and magnetic interactions
    The dynamics of small scale magnetic elements on the photosphere of the sun are dominated by their hydrodynamic interaction with the photospheric flows at the granular and supergranular scales. We have developed novel image analysis techniques (for example balltrack, codes available at http://code.google.com/p/solar-flow-tracking/) to analyse the fluid and magnetic element motion in the photosphere to investigate the energetics of these small scale interactions.
  • Magnetic Focusing of Therapeutic, Diagnostic or Prophylactic Agents to Deep Tumors.
    This is a collaboration with Dr Ben Shapiro at the University of Maryland in the US.
  • Ferrofluid dynamics
    Investigating the free surface dynamics of ferrofluid surface waves and freely suspended drops.

Room 616
School of Physics and Astronomy
Kelvin Building
University of Glasgow
G12 8QQ
Scotland

Email: Hugh.Potts@glasgow.ac.uk
Tel: +44 141 330 3816
Fax: +44 141 330 8600

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Refereed Publications