Dr Laszlo KISS

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Research Group: SIfA
Building: -
Phone: 9351 4058
Fax: 9351 7726
Email: laszlo.kiss@sydney.edu.au
Home page: http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/~laszlo

Research Interests

  • Stellar oscillations (red giants and supergiants, pulsating stars in the instability strip, subdwarf stars, solar-like oscillations)
  • Eclipsing and interacting binary stars (novae, supernovae)
  • Observing techniques:
    • photographic, photoelectric and CCD photometry
    • optical and near-infrared spectroscopy
  • Period searching methods (Fourier, PDM, wavelet...)
  • Non-linear time-series analysis (chaotic pulsations)
  • Analysis of large databases (OGLE, MACHO, AAVSO,...)