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1984 …2024

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  • 2002

    The Zeeko/UCL Process for Polishing Large Lenses and Prisms

    Walker, D. D., Freeman, R., McCavana, G., Morton, R., Riley, D., Simms, J., Brooks, D., Kim, E. D. & King, A., 5 Feb 2002, Large Lenses and Prisms. Bingham, R. G. & Walker, D. D. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 4411. p. 106-111 6 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 4411).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    40 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2001

    Measurement of two-dimensional distribution of pure axial force in active polishing

    Kim, S. W. & Walker, D., Nov 2001, In: Measurement Science and Technology. 12, 11, p. 1976-1982 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    1 Citation (Scopus)
  • The First Aspheric Form and Texture Results From a Production Machine Embodying the Precession Process

    Walker, D. D., Brooks, D., Freeman, R., King, A., McCavana, G., Morton, R., Riley, D. & Simms, J., 27 Dec 2001, Optical Manufacturing and Testing IV. Stahl, H. P. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 4451. p. 267-276 10 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 4451).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    89 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2000

    Adaptive secondary mirror demonstrator: Construction and preliminary evaluation

    Lee, J. H., Walker, D. D. & Doel, A. P., 1 Apr 2000, In: Optical Engineering. 39, 4, p. 1057-1062 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    5 Citations (Scopus)
  • Adaptive Secondary Mirror Developments at UCL

    Doel, A. P., Lee, J. H. & Walker, D. D., 7 Jul 2000, Adaptive Optical Systems Technology. Wizinowich, P. L. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 4007. p. 532-536 5 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 4007).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    1 Citation (Scopus)
  • Novel automated process for aspheric surfaces

    Bingham, R. G., Walker, D. D., Kim, D. H., Brooks, D., Freeman, R. & Riley, D., 24 Oct 2000, Current Developments in Lens Design and Optical Systems Engineering: International Symposium on Optical Science and Technology. Fischer, R. E., Smith, W. J., Johnson, R. B. & Swantner, W. H. (eds.). 1 ed. Vol. 4093. p. 445-450 6 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 4093).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    139 Citations (Scopus)
  • Why Adaptive Secondaries ?

    Lee, J. H., Bigelow, B. C., Walker, D. D., Doel, A. P. & Bingham, R. G., Jan 2000, In: Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 112, 767, p. 97-107 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    14 Citations (Scopus)
  • 1999

    Adaptive secondary mirror demonstrator: Design and simulation

    Lee, J. H., Walker, D. D. & Doel, A. P., 1 Sep 1999, In: Optical Engineering. 38, 9, p. 1456-1461 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    7 Citations (Scopus)
  • The immersed echelle - I. Basic properties

    Szumski, R. & Walker, D. D., 1 Jan 1999, In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 302, 1, p. 139-144 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    8 Citations (Scopus)
  • 1998

    Computer Controlled Polishing of Moderate-Sized General Aspherics for Instrumentation

    Walker, D. D., Kim, S. W., Bingham, R. G., Brooks, D., Kim, D. H. & Thirtle, J., 9 Jul 1998, Optical Astronomical Instrumentation. D'Odorico, S. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 3355. p. 947-954 8 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 3355).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    9 Citations (Scopus)
  • Rugged adaptive telescope secondaries: Experience with a demonstrator mirror

    Walker, D. D., Lee, J. H., Bingham, R. G., Brooks, D., Dryburgh, M., Nixon, G., Jamshidi, H. O., Kim, S. W. & Bigelow, B. C., 11 Sep 1998, Adaptive Optical System Technologies. Bonaccini, D. & Tyson, R. K. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 3353. p. 872-878 7 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 3353).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    2 Citations (Scopus)
  • Ultra-Stable High Resolution Spectrographs for Large Telescopes

    Diego, F., Crawford, I. A. & Walker, D. D., 9 Jul 1998, Optical Astronomical Instrumentation . D'Odorico, S. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 3355. p. 218-224 7 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 3355).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    4 Citations (Scopus)
  • 1997

    Active compensation of flexure on the High-Resolution Optical Spectrograph for Gemini

    D'Arrigo, P., Diego, F. & Walker, D. D., 21 Mar 1997, Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow. Ardeberg, A. L. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 2871. p. 1306-1317 12 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 2871).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    4 Citations (Scopus)
  • Conceptual design of the high-resolution optical spectrograph for the Gemini South Telescope

    Diego, F., Brooks, D., Charalambous, A., Crawford, I. A., D'Arrigo, P., Dryburgh, M., Jamshidi, H., Radley, A. S., Savidge, T. & Walker, D. D., 21 Mar 1997, Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow. Ardeberg, A. L. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 2871. p. 1126-1134 9 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 2871).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    7 Citations (Scopus)
  • Testing of a Magneto-Strictive Actuator for Adaptive Optics

    Bigelow, B. C., Walker, D. & Nixon, G., 21 Mar 1997, Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow. Ardeberg, A. L. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 2871. p. 910-919 10 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 2871).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    4 Citations (Scopus)
  • 1996

    Active compensation of flexure on the WHT ISIS spectrograph

    D'Arrigo, P., Diego, F. & Walker, D. D., 11 Jul 1996, In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 281, 2, p. 679-686 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    4 Citations (Scopus)
  • OGLP-400: An Innovative Computer Controlled Polishing Machine

    Kim, S-W., Rees, D., Walker, D. D., Bingham, R. G., Brooks, D., Humm, B., Jamshidi, H., Kim, D-H., Yang, H-S. & Nixon, G., 19 Aug 1996, Specification, Production, and Testing of Optical Components and Systems. Gee, A. E. & Houee, J-F. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 2775. p. 491-496 6 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 2775).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    8 Citations (Scopus)
  • On the stability of Cassegrain spectrographs

    Walker, D. D. & D'Arrigo, P., 11 Jul 1996, In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 281, 2, p. 673-678 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    7 Citations (Scopus)
  • Steps Toward Efficient Mosaic CCD System Design

    Han, W., Clayton, M. J. & Walker, D. D., Nov 1996, In: Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 108, 729, p. 1028-1032 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • 1995

    Pupil-imaging wavefront gradient sensor

    Pugh, N., Lobb, D. R., Walker, D. D. & Williams, T. L., 25 Aug 1995, Adaptive Optical Systems and Applications. Tyson, R. K. & Fugate, R. Q. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 2534. p. 312-317 6 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 2534).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    6 Citations (Scopus)
  • 1994

    A Re-examination of High Resolution Spectrographs for Large Telescopes - The Cassegrain solution

    Walker, D. D., Radley, A. S., Diego, F., Charalambous, A., Dryburgh, M. & Bigelow, B. C., 1 Jun 1994, Instrumentation in Astronomy VIII. Crawford, D. L. & Craine, E. R. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 2198. p. 1083-1095 13 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 2198).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    3 Citations (Scopus)
  • Lightweight telescopes for lunar observatories

    Rozelot, J. P., Bingham, R. & Walker, D., Jun 1994, In: Advances in Space Research. 14, 6, p. 129-135 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Optimizing a Deformable Secondary Mirror for Adaptive Optics

    Bigelow, B. C., Bingham, R. G. & Walker, D. D., 31 May 1994, Adaptive Optics in Astronomy. Ealey, M. A. & Merkle, F. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 2201. p. 800-810 11 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 2201).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    1 Citation (Scopus)
  • The UHRF: Spectral resolution to the limit

    Diego, F., Crawford, I. A., Barlow, M. J., Fish, A. C., Dryburgh, M., Brooks, D., Spyromilio, J., Howarth, I. D. & Walker, D. D., 1 Jun 1994, Instrumentation in Astronomy VIII. Crawford, D. L. & Craine, E. R. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 2198. p. 274-288 15 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 2198).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • Versatile mosaic CCD controller design

    Han, W., Clayton, M. & Walker, D. D., 1 Jun 1994, Instrumentation in Astronomy VIII. Crawford, D. L. & Craine, E. R. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 2198. p. 1158-1167 10 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 2198).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    1 Citation (Scopus)
  • 1990

    CORAVEL

    Diego, F., Griffin, R. F., Echevarria, J., Bingham, R. G. & Walker, D. D., 1 Jul 1990, Instrumentation in Astronomy VII. Crawford, D. L. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 1235, Part 2. p. 662-672 11 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 1235).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    4 Citations (Scopus)
  • Echelle Spectrographs for 8m-class telescopes

    Walker, D., Bingham, R. G. & Diego, F., 1 Jul 1990, Instrumentation in Astronomy VII. Crawford, D. L. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 1235, Part 2. p. 535-549 15 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 1235).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    4 Citations (Scopus)
  • Final tests and commissioning of the UCL Echelle Spectrograph

    Diego, F., Charalambous, A., Fish, A. C. & Walker, D. D., 1 Jul 1990, Instrumentation in Astronomy VII: SPIE astronomical telescopes and instrumentation for the 21st century. Crawford, D. L. (ed.). Vol. 1235. p. 562-576 15 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 1235).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    80 Citations (Scopus)
  • Technology for eight-metre primary mirrors

    Bingham, R. G., Walker, D. D. & Diego, F., 1 Jul 1990, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes IV. Barr, L. D. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 1236, Part 2. p. 586-596 11 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 1236).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

  • 1986

    General Philosophy for the Control and Data Reduction for the Anglo-Australian and William Herschel Telescopes' Echelle Spectrographs

    Hirst, C. J., Walker, D. D., Diego, F., Fish, A. C. & Charalambous, A., 13 Oct 1986, Instrumentation in Astronomy VI. Crawford, D. L. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 0627. p. 721-729 9 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 0627).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    1 Citation (Scopus)
  • High Resolution Échelle Spectrographs for the Anglo-Australian Telescope Coude Focus and William Herschel Telescope Nasmyth Focus

    Walker, D. D., Diego, F., Charalambous, A., Hirst, C. J. & Fish, A. C., 13 Oct 1986, Instrumentation in Astronomy VI. Crawford, D. L. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 0627. p. 291-302 12 p. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 0627).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    7 Citations (Scopus)
  • The UCL Charge-Coupled Device Camera at the South African Astronomical Observatory

    Walker, D., Sandford, P., Lyons, A., Fordham, J., Bone, D., Walker, A. & Boksenber, A., 1986, In: Advances in Electronics and Electron Physics. 64, Part A, p. 185-192 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • 1984

    The New Coudé Échelle Spectrograph for the Anglo Australian Telescope

    Walker, D. D. & Diego, F., 1 Jan 1984, International Astronomical Union Colloquium: Very Large Telescopes, their Instrumentation and Programs. Ulrich, M. H. & Kjaer, K. (eds.). Garching: European Southern Observatory, Vol. 79. p. 499-513 15 p. (Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union; vol. 79).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionpeer-review

    Open Access
    3 Citations (Scopus)