Dr. Peter L. Wizinowich
Chief of Technical Development at WM Keck Observatory
SPIE Involvement:
Senior status | Conference Program Committee | Conference Chair | Journal Editorial Board Member | Author
Profile Summary

Peter Wizinowich is the Optical Systems Manager at the W. M. Keck Observatory (WMKO). He has been at WMKO since 1991, and has led the telescope optics installation and alignment, the adaptive optics development program and the Keck interferometer development activities. Prior to coming to WMKO, Peter was a Staff Scientist at Steward Observatory, an instrumentation technician at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope and resident astronomer at the University of Toronto Southern Observatory.
Peter received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona's Optical Sciences Center, his M.A.Sc. from the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies, and his B.Sc. in physics and astronomy from the University of Toronto.
Publications (116)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 18, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI
KEYWORDS: Spectrographs, Imaging systems, Adaptive optics, Coronagraphy, Planets

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 17, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI
KEYWORDS: Actuators, Modulation, Sensors, Calibration, Dispersion, Wavefront sensors, Wavefronts, Adaptive optics, K band

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 11, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI
KEYWORDS: Human-machine interfaces, Mirrors, Imaging systems, Cameras, Sensors, Wavefront sensors, Adaptive optics, Control systems, Deformable mirrors, Real-time computing

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 11, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI
KEYWORDS: Point spread functions, Mirrors, Optical design, Cameras, Sensors, Wavefront sensors, Adaptive optics, Kinematics, Relays, Computer aided design

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 10, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI
KEYWORDS: Point spread functions, Telescopes, Spectrographs, Spectroscopy, Adaptive optics, Image quality, Astronomical imaging, Galactic astronomy, Keck Observatory

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 10, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI
KEYWORDS: Infrared sensors, Infrared imaging, Modulation, Cameras, Sensors, Wavefront sensors, Adaptive optics, Infrared telescopes

Showing 5 of 116 publications
Conference Committee Involvement (11)
Adaptive Optics Systems VI
10 June 2018 | Austin, Texas, United States
Adaptive Optics Systems V Posters
26 June 2016 | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Adaptive Optics Systems V
26 June 2016 | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Adaptive Optics Systems IV
22 June 2014 | Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Adaptive Optics Systems III
1 July 2012 | Amsterdam, Netherlands
Showing 5 of 11 published special sections
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