This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia's general notability guideline. Please help to establish notability by adding reliable, secondary sources about the topic. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be merged, redirected, or deleted., Find sources: "Greg Parker" - news · books · scholar · JSTOR · free images (January 2009) A major contributor to this article appears to have a close connection with its subject. It may require cleanup to comply with Wikipedia's content policies, particularly neutral point of view. Please discuss further on the talk page. (April 2011) Greg Parker (born 1954) was a Professor of Photonics at the University of Southampton, Hampshire, England in September 2010 after 23 years of research and lecturing. He is now CEO of his Consultancy company Parker Technology which is detailed on the Concept2Innovation web site 1. His research interests at the University included the design and construction of UHV compatible semiconductor deposition systems, and the design and fabrication of Photonic Crystal circuits and devices. Now he is involved with all things photographic including deep-sky imaging, macrophotography, microphotography, pin-hole camera photography and high-speed flash photography 2 he is the designer and developer of revolutionary new ultra-high speed Xenon flash equipment. His general photographic work is featured on the Scientific Artist web site 3 He has published over 120 refereed journal and conference papers, a textbook on Solid-State Physics called Introductory Semiconductor Device Physics ISBN 0-7503-1021-9, a "How to" book on Deep-Sky astrophotography titled "Making Beautiful Deep-Sky Images" ISBN 978-0-387-71352-6, and a large format coffee-table book of deep-sky images taken from the New Forest Observatory 4 called Star Vistas ISBN 978-0-387-88435-6. He has 13 granted patents on optical devices and circuits and has created three successful companies. His most recent spin-out from Southampton University was Mesophotonics Ltd. 5. At present he is constructing the World's most powerful amateur deep-sky imaging system, the mini-WASP imaging array, named after the SuperWASP array 6 built for the Wide Angle Search for Planets. His deep-sky imaging work and his progress on the construction of the mini-WASP array can be followed on his New Forest Observatory web site 7 Greg is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Physicist, and a Fellow of the Institute of Physics. He also is the first cousin of actor Richard Beckinsale the father of actress Kate Beckinsale. Authority control VIAF: 34784514, ISNI: 0000 0001 1618 5538, Persondata Name Parker, Greg Alternative names Short description Date of birth 1954 Place of birth Essex, U.K. Date of death Place of death , This article about a physicist of the United Kingdom is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. v, t, e

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