Imperial College London

Mr Chris Carr

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Senior Research Lecturer
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7765c.m.carr

 
 
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Location

 

6M65Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Interests: Instrumentation for Space and Planetary physics.

Undergraduate Teaching



  • Year 1 'Basic Electronics' course (within the 'Oscillations and Waves' module)
  • Year 1 'Advanced Electronics' (option course)
  • Year 1 Lab
  • Supervisor for year 1, 3 and 4 projects

External appointments

  • Member of the European Space Agency (ESA) Space Science Advisory Committee (SSAC)
  • Member of the UK Space Agency (UKSA) Science Programme Advisory Committee (SPAC)
  • Principal Investigator for the magnetometer instruments on the ESA Cluster and Double-Star missions
  • Principal Investigator within the Rosetta Plasma Consortium [to 2018]
  • Co-PI for the ESA BepiColombo magnetometer
  • Science team Co-I for the Comet Interceptor mission

 

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Goetz C, Koenders C, Richter I, et al., 2016, First detection of a diamagnetic cavity at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Vol:588, ISSN:1432-0746

Odelstad E, Eriksson AI, Edberg NJT, et al., 2015, Evolution of the plasma environment of comet 67P from spacecraft potential measurements by the Rosetta Langmuir probe instrument, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol:42, ISSN:1944-8007, Pages:10126-10134

Richter I, Koenders C, Auster H-U, et al., 2015, Observation of a new type of low frequency waves at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Annales Geophysicae, Vol:33, ISSN:1432-0576, Pages:1031-1036

Auster H-U, Apathy I, Berghofer G, et al., 2015, The nonmagnetic nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Science, Vol:349, ISSN:0036-8075, Pages:aaa5102-aaa5102

Balikhin MA, Shprits YY, Walker SN, et al., 2015, Observations of discrete harmonics emerging from equatorial noise., Nature Communications, Vol:6, ISSN:2041-1723

Nilsson H, Wieser GS, Behar E, et al., 2015, Evolution of the ion environment of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko - Observations between 3.6 and 2.0 AU, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Vol:583, ISSN:0004-6361

Carr CM, Edberg NJT, Eriksson AI, et al., 2015, Spatial distribution of low-energy plasma around 2 comet 67P/CG from Rosetta measurements, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol:42, ISSN:1944-8007, Pages:4263-4269

Nilsson H, Wieser GS, Behar E, et al., 2015, Birth of a comet magnetosphere: A spring of water ions, Science, Vol:347, ISSN:0036-8075

Alconcel LNS, Fox P, Brown P, et al., 2014, An initial investigation of the long-term trends in the fluxgate magnetometer (FGM) calibration parameters on the four Cluster spacecraft, Geoscientific Instrumentation Methods and Data Systems, Vol:3, ISSN:2193-0856, Pages:95-109

Nakamura R, Plaschke F, Teubenbacher R, et al., 2014, Interinstrument calibration using magnetic field data from the flux-gate magnetometer (FGM) and electron drift instrument (EDI) onboard Cluster, Geoscientific Instrumentation Methods and Data Systems, Vol:3, ISSN:2193-0856, Pages:1-11

Pudney MA, Carr CM, Schwartz SJ, et al., 2013, Near-magnetic-field scaling for verification of spacecraft equipment, Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems, Vol:2, ISSN:2193-0864, Pages:249-255

Shi QQ, Zong Q-G, Fu SY, et al., 2013, Solar wind entry into the high-latitude terrestrial magnetosphere during geomagnetically quiet times, Nature Communications, Vol:4, ISSN:2041-1723

Pudney MA, Carr CM, Schwartz SJ, et al., 2012, Automatic parameterization for magnetometer zero offset determination, Geoscientific Instrumentation Methods and Data Systems, Vol:1, ISSN:2193-0856, Pages:103-109

Li LY, Cao JB, Zhou GC, et al., 2011, Multiple responses of magnetotail to the enhancement and fluctuation of solar wind dynamic pressure and the southward turning of interplanetary magnetic field, Journal of Geophysical Research-space Physics, Vol:116, ISSN:2169-9380

Zhang TL, Delva M, Baumjohann W, et al., 2007, Little or no solar wind enters Venus' atmosphere at solar minimum, Nature, Vol:450, ISSN:0028-0836, Pages:654-656

Carr C, Brown P, Zhang TL, et al., 2006, The Double Star magnetic field investigation: Overview of instrument performance and initial results, Advances in Space Research, Vol:38, ISSN:0273-1177, Pages:1828-1833

Conference

Carr C, Brown P, Zhang TL, et al., 2006, The Double Star magnetic field investigation: Overview of instrument performance and initial results, 35th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, Pages:1828-1833, ISSN:0273-1177

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