David Blair

Winthrop Professor, BSc W.Aust., PhD E.Anglia, MAIP

  • The University of Western Australia (M013), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 31113 Citations
  • 72 h-Index
1991 …2023

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1999

Why are supernovae in our Galaxy so frequent

Dragicevich, P. M., Blair, D. & Burman, R., 1999, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 302, N/A, p. 693-699

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Citations (Scopus)
1998

A long-period vertical vibration isolator for gravitational wave detection

Winterflood, J. & Blair, D., 1998, In : Physics Letters A. 243, N/A, p. 1-6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Birefringence measurements of sapphire test masses for laser interferometer gravitational wave detector

Benabid, F., Notcutt, M., Ju, L. & Blair, D., 1998, In : Physics Letters A. 237, N/A, p. 337-342

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
17 Citations (Scopus)

Light curves of SN 1998A and comparison with similar unusual SNe

Woodings, S. J., Williams, A. J., Martin, R., Burman, R. & Blair, D., 1998, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 301, 1, p. L5-L9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Near-shore ocean wave measurement using a very low frequency folded pendulum

Liu, J., Blair, D. & Ju, L., 1998, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 9, N/A, p. 1772-1776

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Operation of an 8 m suspended Michelson interferometer

Zhao, C., Notcutt, M., Ju, L. & Blair, D., 1998, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 69, 7, p. 2773-2776

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)
1997

Development of low-loss sapphire mirrors

Blair, D., Notcutt, M., Taylor, C. T., Wong, E. K., Walsh, C., Leistner, A., Seckold, J., Mackowski, J-M., Ganau, P., Michel, C. & Pinard, L., 1997, In : Applied Optics. 36, 1, p. 337-341

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of the Thermal Expansion Coefficient of an All-Sapphire Optical Cavity

Taylor, C. T., Notcutt, M., Wong, E. K., Mann, A. & Blair, D., 1997, In : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. 46, 2, p. 183-185

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Measurements of Radiation Pressure Effect in Cryogenic Sapphire Dielectric Resonators

Chang, S., Mann, A., Luiten, A. & Blair, D., 1997, In : Physical Review Letters. 79, 11, p. 2141-2144

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Optical absorption measurements in monocrystalline sapphire at 1 mm

Blair, D., Cleva, F. & Nary Man, C., 1997, In : Optical Materials. 8, p. 233-236

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sapphire test-masses for measuring the standard quantum limit and achieving quantum non-demolition

Tobar, M. E., Ivanov, E., Oi, D. K. L., Cuthbertson, D. B. & Blair, D., 1997, In : Applied Physics B - Lasers and Optics. 64, p. 153-166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature-compensated cryogenic Fabry-Perot cavity

Wong, E. K., Notcutt, M., Taylor, C. T., Mann, A. & Blair, D., 1997, In : Applied Optics. 36, 33, p. 8563-8566

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Vibration isolation performance of an ultra-low frequency folded pendulum resonator

Liu, J., Ju, L. & Blair, D., 1997, In : Physics Letters A. 228, p. 243-249

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Citations (Scopus)
1996
20 Citations (Scopus)

A long-period conical pendulum for vibration isolation

Winterflood, J. & Blair, D., 1996, In : Physics Letters A. 222, p. 141-147

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Cryogenic system for a sapphire Fabry-Perot optical frequency standard

Notcutt, M., Taylor, C. T., Mann, A., Gummer, R. & Blair, D., 1996, In : Cryogenics. 36, p. 13-16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)
24 Citations (Scopus)

Long term operation of a niobium resonant bar gravitational wave antenna

Heng, I. S., Blair, D., Ivanov, E. & Tobar, M. E., 1996, In : Physics Letters A. 218, p. 190-196

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of the coefficient of thermal expansion of a cryogenic, all-sapphire, Fabry-Perot optical cavity

Taylor, C. T., Notcutt, M., Wong, E. K., Mann, A. & Blair, D., 1996, In : Optics Communications. 131, p. 311-314

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Parametric back-action effects in a high-Q cryogenic sapphire transducer

Cuthbertson, B. D., Tobar, M. E., Ivanov, E. & Blair, D., 1996, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 67, 7, p. 2435-2442

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
23 Citations (Scopus)

Sapphire high-Q low temperature transducer for resonant bar gravitational wave antennas

Bilenko, I. A., Ivanov, E., Tobar, M. E. & Blair, D., 1996, In : Physics Letters A. 211, p. 139-142

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

The Detection of Gravitational Waves

Ju, L. & Blair, D., 1996, In : International Journal of Modern Physics D. 5, 2, p. 101-150

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
1995

A Position Control System for Suspended Masses in Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Detectors

Winterflood, J., Blair, D., Schilling, R. & Notcutt, M., 1995, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 66, 3, p. 2763-2776

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Cantiliver Coupled Impedance Matching Read-Out for Resonant Bar Gravitational Wave Antennae

Thwaites, J. & Blair, D., 1995, In : Measurement, Science and Technology. 6, p. 1437-1441

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryogenic, All-Sapphire Fabry-Perot Optical Frequency Reference

Taylor, C. T., Notcutt, M. & Blair, D., 1995, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 66, 2, p. 955-950

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Design of Suspension Systems for Measurement of High Q Pendulums

Gao, J., Ju, L. & Blair, D., 1995, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 6, p. 269-275

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

High Sensitivity Gravitational Wave Antenna with Parametric Transducer Readout

Blair, D., Ivanov, E., Tobar, M. E., Turner, P. J., Van Kann, F. & Heng, I. S., 1995, In : Physical Review Letters. 74, 11, p. 1908-1911

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

142 Citations (Scopus)

Power Stabilized Cryogenic Sapphire Oscillator

Luiten, A. N., Mann, A., Costa, M. E. & Blair, D., 1995, In : IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. 44, 2, p. 132-135

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Citations (Scopus)

Sensitivity analysis of a resonant-mass gravitational wave antenna with a parametric transducer

Tobar, M. E. & Blair, D., 1995, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 66, 4, p. 108-110

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Southern Hemisphere automated supernova search

Williams, A. J., Martin, R., Verveer, A., Blair, D., Koch, R., Lynch, M. J. & Burman, R., 1995, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 66, p. 2777-2784

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature Compensation for Cryogenic Cavity Stabilised Lasers

Notcutt, M., Taylor, C. T., Mann, A. & Blair, D., 1995, In : Journal of Physics D : Applied Physics. 28, p. 1807-1810

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

The UWA Gravitational Wave Detection Experiment

Tobar, M. E., Blair, D., Ivanov, E., Van Kann, F., Linthorne, N. P., Turner, P. J. & Heng, I. S., 1995, In : Australian Journal of Physics. 48, 6, p. 1007-1025

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transfer Function of an Ultra Low Frequency Vibration Isolation System

Liu, J., Winterflood, J. & Blair, D., 1995, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 66, 5, p. 3216-3218

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Very-High Q Microwave Spectroscopy on Trapped 171yb+ Ions: Application as a Frequency Standard.

Fisk, P. T. H., Sellars, M. J., Lawn, M. A., Coles, C., Mann, A. & Blair, D., 1995, In : IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. 44, 2, p. 113-116

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)
1994

A Combined Sapphire Oscillator - Hydrogen Maser Frequency Standard

Costa, M. E., He, J. W., Mann, A., Luiten, A. & Blair, D., 1994, In : Electronics Letters. 30, 25, p. 2119-2120

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

An Ultra High Sensitivity Sapphire Transducer for Vibration Measurements

Peng, H., Blair, D. & Ivanov, E., 1994, In : Journal of Physics D : Applied Physics. 27, p. 1150-1155

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Applications of Low Temperature Physics to Gravitational Astronomy

Blair, D., 1994, In : Physica B. 197, p. 28-38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Centaurus A, The Core of the Problem

Tingay, S. J., Jauncey, D. L., Preston, R. A., Reynolds, J. E., Meier, D. L., Tzioumis, A. K., Jones, D. L., King, E. A., Amy, S. W., Biggs, J. D., Blair, D., Campbell-Wilson, D., Clay, R. W., Costa, M. E., Edwards, P. G., Ferris, R. H., Gough, R. G., Harbison, P., Hoard, D. W., Jones, P. A. & 15 othersLovell, J. E., Kemball, A. J., Mcadam, W. B., Maccleod, G., Mcculloch, P. M., Migenes, V., Murphy, D. W., Nicolson, G. D., Quick, J. F. H., Sinclair, M. W., Skjerve, L., St John, M. E., Van Ommen, T., Wark, R. M. & White, G. L., 1994, In : Australian Journal of Physics. 47, p. 619-624

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Cryogenic Sapphire Microwave Resonator-Oscillator with Exceptional Stability

Luiten, A., Mann, A. & Blair, D., 1994, In : Electronics Letters. 30, p. 417-419

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Losses in Pendular Suspensions Due to Centrifugal Coupling

Pitre, S. N., Dhurandhar, S. V., Blair, D. & Ju, L., 1994, In : Pramana: journal of physics. 42, 3, p. 261-270

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
31 Citations (Scopus)

Normal Mode Suppression in All Metal Cantilever Vibration Isolators

Ke, W., Blair, D., Notcutt, M. & Ju, L., 1994, In : Physics Letters A. 197, p. 275-281

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle