Professor Peter Hargrave

Director of Innovation and Engagement
Deputy Head of Astronomy Instrumentation Group

School of Physics and Astronomy

Email:
p.hargrave@astro.cf.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 6682
Location:
N/1.18, Queen's Buildings - North Building, 5 The Parade, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 3AA
  • Director of Innovation and Engagement for the School of Physics & Astronomy
  • Member of University Senate.
  • Honours and awards

    • Member of STFC Futures & Global Challenges Panel
    • Member of CEOI-ST Project Peer Review Panel
    • Member of the Herschel Calibration Steering Group.
    • Institute of Physics Low Temperature Committee

    2018

    2017

    2016

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    2007

    2006

    • Hayton, D., Hargrave, P. C. and Glasse, A. 2006. Space qualified mid-infrared illumination sources. Presented at: Space Telescopes and Instrumentation I: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter, Orlando, FL, USA, 24 May 2006 Presented at Mather, J. C., Macewen, H. A. and de Graauw, M. W. M. eds.Space telescopes and instrumentation I: optical, infrared, and millimeter, Vol. 6265. Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 6265. Bellingham, WA: SPIE pp. 62652E., (10.1117/12.673176)
    • Griffin, D. K.et al. 2006. Thermal design of the SPICA/ESI instrument. Presented at: Millimeter and Submillimeter Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy III, Orlando, FL, USA, 29-31 May 2006 Presented at Zmuidzinas, J. et al. eds.Millimeter and submillimeter detectors and instrumentation for astronomy III (Proceedings). Vol. 6275. Bellingham, WA: The International Society for Optical Engineering pp. 62750E., (10.1117/12.672783)
    • Lim, T.et al. 2006. Preliminary results from Herschel-SPIRE flight instrument testing. Presented at: Space Telescopes and Instrumentation I: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter, Orlando, Florida, USA, 24 May 2006, Vol. 6265. pp. 62650F., (10.1117/12.672752)
    • Hargrave, P. C.et al. 2006. Performance of flight-model on-board calibration sources on Herschel-SPIRE. Presented at: Millimeter and Submillimeter Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy III, Orlando, FL, USA, 29-31 May 2006 Presented at Zmuidzinas, J. et al. eds.Millimeter and submillimeter detectors and instrumentation for astronomy III (Proceedings). Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering Vol. 6275. Bellingham, WA: The International Society for Optical Engineering pp. 627514., (10.1117/12.673197)
    • Hargrave, P. C.et al. 2006. The 300-mK system for Herschel-SPIRE. Presented at: Millimeter and Submillimeter Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy III, Orlando, FL, USA, 29-31 May 2006 Presented at Zmuidzinas, J. et al. eds.Millimeter and Submillimeter Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy III (Proceedings). Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering Vol. 6275. Bellingham, WA: The International Society for Optical Engineering pp. 627513., (10.1117/12.673191)

    2005

    2004

    2003

    • Swinyard, B. M.et al. 2003. Imaging FTS for Herschel SPIRE. Presented at: IR space telescopes and instruments, Waikoloa, Hawaii, 24-28 August 2002 Presented at Mather, J. C. ed.IR Space Telescopes and Instruments. Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 4850. Bellingham, WA: SPIE pp. 698-709., (10.1117/12.461529)
    • Collins, P.et al. 2003. A ground calibration facility for Herschel-SPIRE. Presented at: IR space telescopes and instruments, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 24-28 August 2002 Presented at Mather, J. C. ed.IR space telescopes and instruments: 24-28 August 2002, Waikoloa, Hawaii. Proceedings of the SPIE Vol. 4850. Bellingham, WA: SPIE pp. 628-637., (10.1117/12.461568)
    • Mather, J. C.et al. 2003. In-flight calibration sources for Herschel-SPIRE. Presented at: SPIE 4850, IR Space Telescopes and Instruments, Waikoloa, Hawai'i, USA, 22 August 2002Proceedings SPIE 4850, IR Space Telescopes and Instruments, Vol. 4850. The International Society for Optical Engineering pp. 638., (10.1117/12.461781)

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    1996

    1995

    • Module organiser for PX1124, The Universe, from Particles to Galaxies.
    • Module organiser for PX3349, Commercialising Innovation.
    • Deputy module organiser for PX3110, Galaxies.
    • Deputy module organiser for PX3226, Physics of Semiconductor Devices.

    Research interests

    Astronomy

    Understanding the formation and evolution of cosmic dust, it's origin, and it's role in star formation.

    Earth Observation

    Understanding the role of ice clouds in the global climate system. Development of novel instrumentation to observe high-altitude cirrus and constrain parameters in global climate models.

    Technical

    Cryogenic technology - cooling systems, heat switches, thermal engineering.Detector technology development - bolometers (TES & NTD sensors).Optical coatings.New instrumentation for Earth observation applications.

    Supervision

    Astronomy

    Understanding the formation and evolution of cosmic dust, it's origin, and it's role in star formation.

    Earth Observation

    Understanding the role of ice clouds in the global climate system. Development of novel instrumentation to observe high-altitude cirrus and constrain parameters in global climate models.

    Technical

    Cryogenic technology - cooling systems, heat switches, thermal engineering.Detector technology development - bolometers (TES & NTD sensors).Optical coatings.New instrumentation for Earth observation applications.