WINSTON, ROLAND / Physics / Researchers

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Professor, Department of Physics, Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago, USA. and the College.

Research interests

Experimental physics, particle physics, light collectors, solar energy.

Prof. Roland Winston has done path breaking research on Non-Imaging Optics in the field of Solar Energy.

Prizes and awards

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, 1967-69
Guggenheim Fellow, 1977-78
Charles Greeley Abbot Award, American Solar Energy Society, 1987
Fellow, Optical Society of America, 1991
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1992
C. Raymond Kraus Medalist, The Franklin Institute, 1996
Solar Personality of the Year, Industrial Credit & Investment Corporation of India, 1999
Farrington Daniels Award, International Solar Energy Society, 2001


Sunlight Brighter than the Sun. R. Winston, D. Cooke, P. Gleckman, H. Krebs, J. O'Gallagher, and D. Sagie. Nature 346, 802, 1990.

Nonimaging Optics. R. Winston. Scientific American, 76, March 1991.

On the Non-Radial Oscillations of a Star II: Further Amplifications. S. Chandrasekhar, V. Ferrari, and R. Winston. Proc. Royal Society of London A 434, 635, 1991.

Selected Papers on Nonimaging Optics. Ed. R. Winston. SPIE Milestone Series MS 106, 1995.

Measuring the Instrument Function of Radiometers. R. G. Littlejohn and R. Winston. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 14, 3099, 1997.

Attaining and Using Extremely High Intensities of Solar Energy with Non-Imaging Concentrators. D. Jenkins, J. J. O'Gallagher and R. Winston. In Advances in Solar Energy, ed. K. W. Böer, American Solar Energy Society, Inc., vol. 11, ch. 2, 1997.

Observation of Neutral Cascade Beta Decay. KTeV collaboration. Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 422, 1999.

Hyperon Beta Decay. With N. Cabibbo and E.C. Swallow. Annual Reviews of Nuclear and Particle Physics, 2002 (in preparation).

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