Prof. Paul Callanan

Associate Professor


Physics Department
University College Cork


IRIS research profile

Phone: +353-21-4903211
Fax : +353-21-4276949


1987 Ph.D. in Physics Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies and NUI Galway
1983 B.Sc. in Physics National University of Ireland, Galway

Professional Employment

1996-present College Lecturer, University College Cork, Ireland Department of Physics
1991-1996 Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics , USA, Hubble Fellow and Research Associate
1987-1991 Oxford University, Department of Astrophysics, Research Associate

General fields of Investigation

Multiwavelength studies of Interacting Binaries – X-ray Binaries, Cataclysmic Variables and Pulsars.

Recent publications

Garcia, M.R., McClintock, J.E., Narayan, R., Callanan, P.J., & Murray, S.S., ApJ Letters, 2001, in press
“New Evidence for Black Hole Event Horizons from Chandra”

Callanan, P.J. Drake J.J., Fruscione, A., Christian, D., A & A, 2000, 360, 559
“An EUVE observation of the globular cluster NGC 1851: The second EUV detection of a low mass X-ray binary?”

Callanan P.J., McCarthy J.F., Garcia, M. R., 2000, A & A, 355, 1049
“A search for the IR counterpart of the black hole candidate 4U 1630-47”,

Callanan, P.J., Drake, J.J. & Frucione, A., ApJ Letters, 1999 521 L125
“EUVE Observations of the Globular Cluster M15”

Garcia, M.R., Callanan, P.J., et al, 1999, ApJ, 518 422
“Aql X-1 in Outburst and Quiescence”

Callanan, P.J., Garnavich, P.M., Koester, D., 1998, MNRAS 298, 207
“The mass of the neutron star in the binary millisecond pulsar PSR J1012+5307”

Garcia, M.R., Callanan, P.J., et al., 1998, ApJ 493 926
“Power-Law Decays in the Optical Counterparts of GRB 970228 and GRB 970508”


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