Institute of Astronomy

- Peter McGill


Office: Hoyle H29
Office Tel: (01223) 766645
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  • Astrometric microlensing with Gaia, machine learning, novelty detection.

Selected papers

  • A. Husseini, P. McGill, L.C. Smith, N.W. Evans; A microlensing search of 700 million VVV light curves with a well defined selection function, MNRAS, submitted

  • P. McGill,  A. Everall, D. Boubert, L.C. Smith; Predictions of Gaia’s prize microlensing events are flawed, MNRAS: Letters, 498, 2020, L6-L1,

  • P. McGill, L.C. Smith, N.W. Evans, V. Belokurov, P.W. Lucas; Ongoing astrometric microlensing events from VVV and Gaia, MNRAS: Letters, 487,1,2019, L7-L12,

  • P. McGill, L.C. Smith, N.W. Evans, V. Belokurov, Z. Zhang; Microlens mass determination for Gaia’s predicted photometric events, MNRAS,483,3,2019,4210-4220, 

  • P. McGill,  L.C. Smith, N.W. Evans, V. Belokurov, R.L. Smart; A predicted astrometric microlensing event by a nearby white dwarf, MNRAS: Letters, 478,1,2018,L29–L33,

  • B. Deconinck, P. McGill, and B.L. Segal, The stability spectrum for elliptic solutions to the sine-Gordon equation, Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena,360,17–35, 2017.




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