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Dr. Clifford Nolan

Research Interests

  • Medical, Geophysical and Radar Imaging
  • Inverse Problems
  • Wave Propagation and Scattering
  • Microlocal Analysis.

Professional Activities

Education

  • 1997 Rice University, Texas, U.S.A. - Ph.D.
  • 1995 Rice University, Texas, U.S.A. - M.A.
  • 1992 Trinity College Dublin - M.Sc.
  • 1990 NUI, Galway - B.Sc.

Publications

Book Chapters

2015

Inversion Formulas In Inverse Scattering
Nolan, Clifford J.
(2015) Inversion Formulas In Inverse Scattering
In Encyclopedia of Applied And Computational Mathematics; Enquist, Bjorn(Ed.) Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer

2015

Microlocal Analysis and Imaging
Felea, R. and Quinto, E.T. and Nolan, C.J.
(2015) Microlocal Analysis and Imaging
In Mathematics of Planet Earth; Kaper, Hans G. and Rousseau, Christiane(Ed.) Philadephia : SIAM

2006

Inverse Problems: The Mathematics Behind Imaging
Nolan, Clifford J. and Gaburro, Romina and Dowling, Thomas and Ryan, Niall
(2006) Inverse Problems: The Mathematics Behind Imaging
In The Irish Scientist Year Book; Dublin, Ireland : Oldbury Publishing

2003

Geometrical Optics for Generic Anisotropic Materials.
Nolan, Clifford J. and Uhlmann, Gunther A.
(2003) Geometrical Optics for Generic Anisotropic Materials.
In Inverse Problems: Theory and Applications (Cortona/Pisa, 2002); Providence, RI : American Mathematical Society pp. 177-185

Peer Reviewed Journals

2018

Singular FIOs in SAR Imaging, II: Transmitter and Receiver at Different Speeds.
Ambartsoumian, Gaik and Felea, Raluca and Krishnan, Venkateswaran P. and Nolan, Clifford J. and Quinto, Eric Todd
(2018) Singular FIOs in SAR Imaging, II: Transmitter and Receiver at Different Speeds.
In Siam Journal On Mathematical Analysis; pp. 591-621
DOI: 10.1137/17M1125741

2018

Model of formation and propagation of nanoporous structures in indium phosphide during anodisation in aqueous KOH
Keyes, Michael G. M. and Quill, Nathan and Bourke, Andrea and O'Dwyer, Colm and Nolan, Clifford J. and Clancy, Ian and Buckley, D. Noel and Lynch, Robert P.
(2018) Model of formation and propagation of nanoporous structures in indium phosphide during anodisation in aqueous KOH
pp. 1335-1348
DOI: 10.1149/08513.1335ecst

2016

Common Midpoint versus Common Offset Acquisition Geometry in Seismic Imaging
Felea, R,Krishnan, VP,Nolan, CJ,Quinto, ET
(2016) Common Midpoint versus Common Offset Acquisition Geometry in Seismic Imaging
In Inverse Problems And Imaging; pp. 87-102
DOI: 10.3934/ipi.2016.10.87

2015

Monostatic SAR with Fold/Cusp Singularities
Felea, Raluca and Nolan, Clifford J.
(2015) Monostatic SAR with Fold/Cusp Singularities
In Journal Of Fourier Analysis And Applications; pp. 799-821
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00041-015-9387-0

2013

Microlocal Analysis of SAR Imaging of a Dynamic Reflectivity Function
Felea, Raluca and Gaburro, Romina and Nolan, Clifford J.
(2013) Microlocal Analysis of SAR Imaging of a Dynamic Reflectivity Function
In Siam Journal On Mathematical Analysis; pp. 2767-2789
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1137/120873571

2013

A Class of Singular Fourier Integral Operators in Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging
Ambartsoumian, G. and Felea, R. and Krishnan, V. and Nolan, C. and Quinto, E.T.
(2013) A Class of Singular Fourier Integral Operators in Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging
In Journal Of Functional Analysis; pp. 246-269
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfa.2012.10.008

2008

Enhanced Imaging from Multiply Scattered Waves
Gaburro, Romina and Nolan, Clifford J.
(2008) Enhanced Imaging from Multiply Scattered Waves
In Inverse Problems And Imaging; pp. 225-250
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3934/ipi.2008.2.225

2007

Parametrices for Symmetric Systems with Multiplicity
Nolan, Clifford J. and Uhlmann, Gunther A.
(2007) Parametrices for Symmetric Systems with Multiplicity
In Wave Motion; pp. 231-247
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wavemoti.2006.09.001

2006

Enhanced Angular Resolution from Multiply Scattered Waves
Nolan, Clifford J. and Cheney, Margaret and Dowling, Thomas and Gaburro, Romina
(2006) Enhanced Angular Resolution from Multiply Scattered Waves
In Inverse Problems; pp. 1817-1834
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/0266-5611/22/5/017

2004

Synthetic-Aperture Imaging Through a Dispersive Layer
Cheney, Margaret and Nolan, Clifford J.
(2004) Synthetic-Aperture Imaging Through a Dispersive Layer
In Inverse Problems; pp. 507-532
DOI: 10.1088/0266-5611/20/2/013

2004

Microlocal Analysis of Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging
Nolan, Clifford J. and Cheney, Margaret
(2004) Microlocal Analysis of Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging
In Journal Of Fourier Analysis And Applications; pp. 133-148
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00041-004-8008-0

2003

Synthetic Aperture Inversion for Arbitrary Flight Paths and Nonflat Topography
Nolan, Clifford J. and Cheney, Margaret
(2003) Synthetic Aperture Inversion for Arbitrary Flight Paths and Nonflat Topography
In Ieee Transactions On Image Processing; pp. 1035-1043
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TIP.2003.814243

2002

Synthetic Aperture Inversion.
Nolan, Clifford J. and Cheney, Margaret
(2002) Synthetic Aperture Inversion.
In Inverse Problems; pp. 221-235
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/0266-5611/18/1/315

2001

Permittivity Recovery from Multiple Characteristic Electric Waves
Nolan, Clifford J.
(2001) Permittivity Recovery from Multiple Characteristic Electric Waves
In Siam Journal On Applied Mathematics; pp. 448-461
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1137/S0036139901384030

2000

Scattering In The Presence Of Fold Caustics
Nolan, Clifford J.
(2000) Scattering In The Presence Of Fold Caustics
In S.I.A.M. Journal Of Applied Mathematics; pp. 659-672
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1137/S0036139999356107

1997

Global Solution of a Linearized Inverse Problem for the Wave Equation
Nolan, Clifford J. and symes, William W.
(1997) Global Solution of a Linearized Inverse Problem for the Wave Equation
In Communications In Partial Differential Equations; pp. 919-952
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/03605309708821289

1997

Anomalous Reflections Near a Caustic
Nolan, Clifford J. and symes, William W.
(1997) Anomalous Reflections Near a Caustic
In Wave Motion; pp. 1-14
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0165-2125(96)00029-7

Conference Publications

2014

Mathematics and Algorithms in Tomography
Nolan, Clifford J and Felea, Raluca
(2014) Mathematics and Algorithms in Tomography
Burger, Martin and Louis, Alfred K and Quinto, Eric Todd(Ed.) pp. 17-18 Oberwolfach, Germany

2011

Proceedings of European Study Group with Industry, 82
Cooker, M and Cribbin, L and Dellar, P and Fitt, A and Gaburro, Romina and Gibb, T and J, Kennedy and King, John and Ku-bat, I and Lapin, V and Lee, William T and Murphy, E and Nolan, Clifford J and Parker, J Power O and Timoney, C
(2011) Proceedings of European Study Group with Industry, 82
pp. 51-73 Limerick, Ireland

2008

Proceedings of Applied Inverse Problems conference
Gaburro, Romina and Nolan, Clifford J.
(2008) Proceedings of Applied Inverse Problems conference
pp. 1-11
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/124/1/012025

2007

CIRM Lecture Notes on CD ROM for Conference on Microlocal Analysis and Harmonic Analysis in Inverse Problems
C. J. Nolan and G. Uhlmann
(2007) CIRM Lecture Notes on CD ROM for Conference on Microlocal Analysis and Harmonic Analysis in Inverse Problems
Marseilles, France

2007

The 8th International Conference on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Waves
Nolan, Clifford J. and Uhlmann, Gunther A.
(2007) The 8th International Conference on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Waves
Biggs, N and Bonnet-Bendhia, A. and Chamberlain, P. and Chandler-Wilde, S. and Cohen, G. and Haddar, H. and Joly, P. and Langdon, S. and Lunéville, E. and Pelloni, B. and Potherat, D. and Potthast, R.(Ed.) pp. 108-110 Reading, U.K.

2007

Proceedings, SPIE Medical Imaging: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing
Gaburro R., Nolan C.J., Dowling T., Cheney M.
(2007) Proceedings, SPIE Medical Imaging: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing
pp. 651304-651311 San Diego, California
DOI: 10.1117/12.712569

2007

Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering
Nolan, Clifford J. and Ryan, Niall
(2007) Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering
London

2006

Proceeding of Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Tomography
Nolan, Clifford J. and Cheney, Margaret and Dowling, Thomas and Gaburro, Romina
(2006) Proceeding of Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Tomography
Alfred K. Louis, Frank Naterrer and Eric T. Quinto.(Ed.) pp. 2080-2081 Oberwolfach, Germany

2004

Proceedings, Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XI, Orlando, Florida
Cheney, Margaret and Nolan, Clifford J.
(2004) Proceedings, Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery XI, Orlando, Florida
pp. 43-52
DOI: 10.1117/12.540507

2002

4th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
Nolan, Clifford J. and Cheney, Margaret
(2002) 4th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
*(Ed.) pp. 105-108 Cologne, Germany

1996

Proc. SPIE 2822, Mathematical Methods in Geophysical Imaging IV
Araya, Kidane and Kim, Seonjai and Nolan, Clifford J. and symes, William W.
(1996) Proc. SPIE 2822, Mathematical Methods in Geophysical Imaging IV
pp. 116-127
DOI: 10.1117/12.255216

1996

Proceedings of the 66th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Nolan, Clifford J. and symes, William W.
(1996) Proceedings of the 66th Annual International Meeting, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
pp. 359-362 Denver, Colorado
DOI: 10.1190/1.1826642

1995

ICIAM
Nolan, C. and Symes, W.
(1995) ICIAM
Hamburg

Published Reports

1997

Global Analysis of Linearized Inversion for the Acoustic Wave Equation, TR97-07
Nolan, Clifford J and Felea, Raluca
(1997) Global Analysis of Linearized Inversion for the Acoustic Wave Equation, TR97-07
Houston, Texas, U.S.A. : Rice University

1996

Imaging Within Complex Velocity Structures with General Acquisition Geometry, TR96-03
Nolan, Clifford J. and symes, William W.
(1996) Imaging Within Complex Velocity Structures with General Acquisition Geometry, TR96-03
Houston, Texas, U.S.A. : Rice University

1995

Anomalous Reflections Near a Caustic, TR95-23
Nolan, Clifford J. and symes, William W.
(1995) Anomalous Reflections Near a Caustic, TR95-23
Houston, Texas, U.S.A. : Rice University

Thesiss

1997

Global solution of a linearized inverse problem for the acoustic wave equation
Nolan, Clifford J.
(1997) Global solution of a linearized inverse problem for the acoustic wave equation
(Ed.) Houston, Texas, U.S.A. : Rice University

1992

The Quantum Group SU(2,q)
Clifford J. Nolan
(1992) The Quantum Group SU(2,q)
Dublin, Ireland : Trinity College Dublin