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Researcher: McCulloch, PM (Professor Peter McCulloch)

Fields of Research

Galactic Astronomy
Geodesy
Geophysics
Astronomical and Space Sciences
Manufacturing Engineering
Satellite, Space Vehicle and Missile Design and Testing
Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Scientific Instruments
Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Mobile Data Networks and Services
Education and Training Systems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

14 Years of Daily Timing Observations of the Vela Pulsar; IAU Colloquium 160
ROSAT Obserations of the Vela Pulsar; The Astrophysical Journal
A 5 GHz Southern Hemisphere VLBI Survey; 4th Asia-Pacific Telescope Workshop
A 5 GHz Southern Hemisphere VLBI Survey of Compact Radio Sources. II; The Astronomical Journal
A 5-GHz southern hemisphere VLBI survey of compact radio sources .1; The Astronomical Journal
A Counterjet in the Nucleus of Centaurus A; 175th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union
A Radio Reference Frame; The Astronomical Journal
A Radio Survey for Gravitational Lenses in the Southern Hemisphere; International Astronomical Union Symposium No. 173
A sample of southern Compact Steep Spectrum radio sources: the VLBI observations; Astronomy and Astrophysics
A Single Baseline VLBI Survey of Southern Peaked Spectrum Sources; 175th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union
A Southern Hemisphere Observing Program to Strengthen the ICRF; International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry, 2000 General Meeting Proceedings
A Strong Jet-Cloud Interaction in the Seyfert Galaxy IC 5063: VLBI Observations; The Astronomical Journal
A survey of the Galactic plane for 6.7-GHz methanol masers .1. l=325 degrees-335 degrees; b=-0 degrees.53-0 degrees.53; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
A VLBI Survey of 461 Southern Flat Spectrum Sources; IAU Colloquium 164: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources
A warped accretion disk and wide-angle outflow in the inner parsec of the Circinus galaxy; The Astrophysical Journal
Accurate Astrometry of 22 Southern Hemisphere Radio Sources; The Astronomical Journal
Accurate Registration of Radio and Optical Images of SN 1987A; Astronomy and Astrophysics
Accurate registration of radio and optical images of SN 1987A; 4th Asia-Pacific Telescope Workshop
Annual Modulation of the Time Scales on the Southern Scintillator PMN J1326-5256; Approaching Micro-Arcsecond Resolution with VSOP-2: Astrophysics and Technologies
Application of 'CLEAN' in the Power Spectral Analysis of Non-Uniformly Sampled Pulsar Timing Data; Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy
Astrometric Detection of a Low-Mass Companion Orbiting the Star AB Doradus; The Astrophysical Journal
Astrometric Detection of a Very Low-Mass Companion Orbiting a Late-Type Radio Star; Brown Dwarfs and Extrasolar Planets
Astrometry of 25 Southern Hemisphere Radio Sources from a VLBI Short-Baseline Survey; The Astronomical Journal
Compact Structure in Southern Peaked Spectrum Sources; 4th Asia-Pacific Telescope Workshop
Continuum Emission Associated with 6.7-GHz Methanol Masers; Royal Astronomical Society. Monthly Notices
Correlation Between X-Ray Light-Curve Shape and Radio Arrival Time in the Vela Pulsar; The Astrophysical Journal
Correlations Between Pulsed X-ray Flux and Radio Arrival Time in the Vela Pulsar; WE-Heraeus Seminar on Neutron Stars and Pulsars: 40 Years after the Discovery
Correlations Between X-ray and Radio Pulses in Vela; IAU Symposium No. 218
Cosmic: Microarcsecond Resolution with a 30 Meter Radio Telescope; The Astronomical Journal
Detection of Compact OH Mainline Maser Emission from the Supergiant Star VX Sgr; 4th Asia-Pacific Telescope Workshop
Discovery of a Subparsec Radio Counterjet in the Nucleus of Centaurus A; The Astrophysical Journal
Evidence of a Low-Mass Companion to AB Doradus; IAU Colloquium 164: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources
First geodetic results from the AuScope VLBI network; International Association of Geodesy General Assembly 2011
First Results of VSOP Imaging of Strong GPS Sources; Advances in Space Research
First-epoch observations of a VLBI proper-motion experiment using 6.7 & 12.2 GHz methanol masers; 4th Asia-Pacific Telescope Workshop
Flux Density Variations of PKS 1830-211; International Astronomical Union Symposium No. 173
Graeme Reade Anthony ('Bill') Ellis 1921-2011; Historical Records of Australian Science
GRO J1655-40, The Movie; 4th Asia-Pacific Telescope Workshop
High Time Resolution Observations of the January 2000 Glitch in the Vela Pulsar; The Astrophysical Journal
High-Resolution Structure of Southern Compact Steep Spectrum Sources; 175th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union
Interstellar Broadening of Images in the Gravitational Lens PKS 1830-211; The Astrophysical Journal
Interstellar Optics; The Astrophysical Journal
Link of the Hipparcos Stellar Reference Frame to the Distant Quasars; IAU Colloquium 164: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources
Long-term timing observations of four southern pulsars; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Measuring the Properties of the Gravitational Lens PKS 1830-211; IAU Colloquium 164: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources
Measuring the Size of the Vela Pulsar's Radio Emission Region; Pulsar Astronomy - 2000 and Beyond, ASP Conference Series
Methanol masers and their environment at high resolution; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Methanol Masers as Tracers of Circumstellar Disks; The Astrophysical Journal
Milliarcsecond-accurate Astrometry of 34 Southerm Hemisphere Radio Sources; The Astronomical Journal
Monitoring the Jet in Centaurus A at 0.1 Parsec Resolution; 175th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union
Multi-Frequency VLBI Observations of the GPS Source 1934-638; IAU Colloquium 164: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources
Multi-wavelength radio monitoring of EGRET sources and candidates; The Fourth Compton Symposium
New H I absorption measurements towards six pulsars; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
New Results from an ATCA Study of Intraday Variable Radio Sources; Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
Noise in the cross-power spectrum of the vela pulsar; Astrophysical Journal
Noise Reduction in the Presence of Strong Spectrally-Isolated Signals; Astrophysical Phenomena Revealed by Space VLBI
Observations of the Vela Pulsar Using VSOP; Astrophysical Phenomena Revealed by Space VLBI
Overview and Initial Results of the Very Long Baseline Interferometry Space Observatory Programme; Science
Parsec-Scale Morphology of PKS 2152-699 and the Radio/Optical Misalignment; The Astronomical Journal
Parsec-Scale structure of low/intermediate power radio galaxies; 4th Asia-Pacific Telescope Workshop
Periodic Changes in Intensity and Arrival Time of Pulses from the Vela Pulsar: Evidence for Free Precession?; IAU Colloquium 160
Pks 0405-385
PKS 1718-649, the Nearest GPS Radio Source; IAU Colloquium 164: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources
PKS 1830-211: A Possible Compound Gravitational Lens; The Astrophysical Journal
Polarimetric observations of southern pulsars at 800 and 950 MHz; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Power Spectrum Analysis of the Timing Noise in 18 Southern Pulsars; Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy
Psr 0833-45
Relativistic motion in a nearby bright X-ray source; Nature
Scintillation and the Vela Pulsar's Magnetosphere; IAU Colloquium 164: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources
Size of the Vela Pulsar's Emission Region at 13 Centimeter Wavelength; The Astrophysical Journal
Size of the Vela pulsar's emission region at 18 cm wavelength; Astrophysical Journal
Size of the Vela Pulsar's Radio Emission Region: 500 Kilometers; The Astrophysical Journal
Space VLBI Observations of Southern Hemisphere Gamma-Ray and Non-Gamma-Ray AGN: First Results for PKS 0637-752; Advances in Space Research
Sub-Parsec Scale Structure and Evolution of Centaurus A (NGC 5128); 4th Asia-Pacific Telescope Workshop
Sub-Parsec-Scale Structure and Evolution of the Centaurus A Radio Jet; Energy Transport in Radio Galaxies and Quasars
Subparsec-scale structure and evolution of Centaurus A (NGC5128); Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
The AuScope geodetic VLBI array; Journal of Geodesy
The Counterjet in the Nucleus of Centaurus A; IAU Colloquium 164: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources
The First VLBI Survey of Compact Radio Sources in the Southern Hemisphere at 5 GHZ; 186th AAS Meeting
The multicomponent nature of the Vela pulsar nonthermal X-ray spectrum; The Astrophysical Journal
The Nearest GHz Peaked Spectrum Radio Galaxy, PKS 1718-649; The Astronomical Journal
The Parsec-scale Structure and Evolution of the Nearby Fanaroff-Riley Type II Radio Galaxy Pictor A; The Astronomical Journal
The Southern Hemisphere Contribution to the VSOP Mission; Advances in Space Research
The Sub-Parsec-Scale Structure and Evolution of Centaurus A at 8.4 and 22.2 GHz; IAU Colloquium 164: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources
The Subparsec-Scale Structure and Evolution of Centaurus A: The Nearest Active Radio Galaxy; The Astronomical Journal
The Time Delay in the Gravitational Lens PKS 1830-211; The Astrophysical Journal
The timing noise of 45 southern pulsars; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
The Vela Pulsar, the Key?; IAU Symposium No. 218
The VSOP 5 GHz AGN Survey I. Compilation and Observations; Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan
The VSOP Survey I: Description and Participation; Astrophysical Phenomena Revealed by Space VLBI
Two decades of pulsar timing of Vela; Astrophysics and Space Science
Variability in GPS Sources; Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
VLBA Imaging of 12.2 GHz Methanol Masers; IAU Colloquium 164: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources
VLBI from Hobart to Ceduna, Current Programs and Future Possibilities; 4th Asia-Pacific Telescope Workshop
VLBI Imaging of GRO J1655-40 With the Sheve Array; Vistas in Astronomy
VLBI Observations of Gamma-Ray-Quiet Active Galactic Nuclei: Comparing Radio-Core Brightness Temperatures; The Astrophysical Journal
VLBI Observations of Low-Redshift Radio Galaxies; 175th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union
VLBI Observations of OH Masers with the S-2 Recording System; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
VLBI observations of southern EGRET identifications .1. PKS 0208-512, PKS 0521-365, and PKS 0537-441; The Astrophysical Journal
VLBI observations of Southern Hemisphere gamma-ray loud and quiet AGN; The Fourth Compton Symposium
VLBI Observations of Southern Hemisphere ICRF Sources. I; The Astronomical Journal
VLBI observations of the 6.7 and 12.2 GHz methanol masers associated with NGC 6334F; 4th Asia-Pacific Telescope Workshop
VLBI Observations of the Seyfert Galaxy IC 5063; IAU Colloquium 164: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources
VLBI of Southern EGRET Identifications; IAU Colloquium 164: Radio Emission from Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Sources
VLBI Phase-Calibration System Suitable for Very-Wide-Band and Ultra-High-Frequency Operation; IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement
VLBI Phase-Referenced Observations on Southern Hemisphere HIPPARCOS Radio Stars; Radio Emission from the Stars and the Sun
VSOP and ATCA Observations of PKS 0637-752; Astrophysical Phenomena Revealed by Space VLBI
VSOP Observations of Bright, Compact Southern Hemisphere AGN; Astrophysical Phenomena Revealed by Space VLBI
VSOP space VLBI and geodetic VLBI investigations of southern hemisphere radio sources; The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series

Research Projects

A fast autocorrelation spectrum analyser; Australian Research Council (ARC)
A Gigabit Per Second Data Recording System for Geodesy and Astronomy; Australian Research Council (ARC)
A High Resolution VLBI Survey using the Japanese Orbiting Radio Telescope.; Australian Research Council (ARC)
A VSOP pre-launch survey; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Attendance at the RadioAstron and Global VLBI Working Group Meetings in Russia and Sweden in May 1993.; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Australia Telescope Upgrade; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Conversion of the Ceduna 1 Satellite Earth Station to a Radio Astronomy Observatory for Very Long Baseline Interferometry; Australian Research Council (ARC)
High frequency cryogenic receivers for radio astronomy; CSIRO/University of Tasmania (CSIRO/UTAS)
High precision antenna control; CSIRO/University of Tasmania (CSIRO/UTAS)
Improved Geodetic Modelling through Very Long Baseline Interferometry; Australian Research Council (ARC)
NASA Space Geodesy Program Support for Mt Pleasant Observatory; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Observations in Radio Astromony; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Observations in Radio Astronomy; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Observations in radio astronomy; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Observations of Compact Radio Sources; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Observations with the 26m telescope; Australian Research Council (ARC)
POLARIS/IRIS/GPS/DORIS Program Operations at the Mt Pleasant Radioastronomy Observatory Tasmania; US National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (US NOAA)
Radio Interferometer Studies of Compact Astronomical Sources; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Radio observations of galactic maser emission; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Radio observations of galactic maser emission; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Radio observations of galactic maser emission; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Solving the Neutron Star Equation of State; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Star formation in molecular clouds; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Structure and Evolution of High Brightness Temperature Cores of Quasars and Galaxies; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Studies of galactic and extragalactic pulsars; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Supplementary Funding; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Very long baseline interferometry using Australian radio telescopes; CSIRO/University of Tasmania (CSIRO/UTAS)
Antarctic VLBI Observations
Research into Geodetic Very Long Baseline Interferometery
Tracking Station Support for GS-6
VLBI data tapes for ATNF-CSIRO/ NIPR

Research Candidate Supervision

Accurate Astometry of Southern Pulsars
Circular Polarisation of Active Galaxies
Investigation of methanol maser sources
Long-Term Remote Single-Dish Observations of Blazar Radio Variability
Microwave holography of large reflector antennas
Radio Astronomy
Radio astronomy
Radio astronomy, specifically very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) observations of quasars with a wide range of red-shifts
Radioastronomy
Southern radio gravitational lens survey and observations
Timing and Polarisation Measurements of Southern Pulsars
Timing observations of the vela pulsar, PSR0833045