Dr. Peter L. Wizinowich
Chief of Technical Development at WM Keck Observatory
SPIE Involvement:
Conference Program Committee | Editorial Board Member: Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems | 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)

SPIE Journal Paper | 24 September 2020
JATIS Vol. 6 Issue 03

Proceedings Article | 9 September 2019 Presentation + Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11117, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets IX
KEYWORDS: Imaging systems, Wavefront sensors, Wavefronts, Adaptive optics, Control systems, Computer simulations, Exoplanets, Optical simulations, Atmospheric turbulence, Device simulation

Proceedings Article | 9 September 2019 Presentation
Proc. SPIE. 11117, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets IX
KEYWORDS: Infrared imaging, Mid-IR, Imaging systems, Imaging spectroscopy, Adaptive optics, Exoplanets, Infrared radiation, Large telescopes, Planets, Spectroscopes

Proceedings Article | 9 September 2019 Presentation + Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11117, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets IX
KEYWORDS: Near infrared, Imaging systems, Image resolution, Wavefront sensors, Imaging spectroscopy, Adaptive optics, Coronagraphy, Exoplanets, Planets, Spectroscopes

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

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Proceedings Volume Editor (4)

SPIE Conference Volume | 12 July 2010

SPIE Conference Volume | 7 July 2008

SPIE Conference Volume | 7 February 2003

SPIE Conference Volume | 7 July 2000

Conference Committee Involvement (13)
Adaptive Optics Systems VII
14 December 2020 | Online Only, California, United States
Adaptive Optics Systems VII
13 December 2020 | San Diego, California, United States
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
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