Professor Peter Main, BSc, PhD (Manchester),CPhys, FInstP

Contact details

Mail:
Department of Physics
University of York
Heslington
York
YO10 5DD
U.K.
Tel:
+44 (0)1904 432265
Fax:
+44 (0)1904 432214
E-mail:
pm1@york.ac.uk
Room:
P/C013

Research Interests

X-Ray Crystallography and Biophysics: investigation of the structure of biological molecules by X-ray diffraction; development of direct methods for crystal structure determination; density modification and image processing techniques.

I am a member of the Editorial Board of Physics Review, a magazine for sixth-form students who are learning physics. Information about the magazine can be obtained from the Physics Review Home Page.

Abstracts of feature articles I have published in the magazine can be seen here.

Recent Publications

P MAIN
Cycle stability
Phys. World 20 18-18 (2007) (1 page)

A. J. BLAKE and others (7).
Teaching crystallography through an intensive course.
Zeitschrift Fur Kristallographie 217, 427-428 (2002).

P. MAIN AND J. WILSON.
Low-resolution phase extension using wavelet analysis.
Acta Crystallographica Section D-Biological Crystallography 56, 1324-1331 (2000).

P. MAIN AND J. WILSON.
Wavelet analysis of electron-density maps.
Acta Crystallographica Section D-Biological Crystallography 56, 618-624 (2000).

J. WILSON AND P. MAIN.
The use of wavelet transforms in low-resolution phase extension.
Acta Crystallographica Section D-Biological Crystallography 56, 625-633 (2000).

Summary of expertise

  • X-ray Crystallography
  • Biophysics