Mentor: Neil Murphy (JPL)
Work on the development of space physics instrumentation - we are developing two instrument types: A solar remote sensing instrument to measure velocity and magnetic fields on the sun and an in-situ magnetometer for making precise and accurate magnetic field measurements from future space missions.
Reference: Murphy, N., et al, Chromospheric observations in the Helium 1083nm line - A new instrument, ESA SP-592, 2005.
CURE student tasks: Hands on laboratory work, spectroscopy, vacuum work, interface programming. Some background in physics, solar physics or instrumentation would help, but there are a wide range of activities that a student could contribute to.
- Ivan Bernal, Summer 2009 - Summer 2010
- Stephanie Zajac, Summer 2009 - Spring 2010
- Raquel Nuno, Summer 2010
- Jacquelyn Harrington, Summer 2010
- Rossen Chemelekov/Kelvin Konevsky, Summer 2012
R. Chemelekov, K. Kovensky Presentation at the JPL Seminar Days 2012.