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Timothy Crawford's Picture
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
M/S 183-301
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91109

Timothy Crawford

  • Associate Degree in Science from Glendale College
  • California State University, Northridge

Research Interests
  • High precision Fabry-Perot and Michelson interferometers fabrication and utilization
  • LASERs and LASER systems
  • Measurements of distances, optical properties, system stability, molecular spectroscopy and radio-frequency characterizations

Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1988-Present)
    • Research Technician, Earth and Space Sciences Division (2010-Present)
    • Senior Technical Assistant, Earth and Space Sciences Division (2002-2010)
    • Technical Assistant (1995-2002)
    • Senior Engineering Assistant, (1991-1995)
    • Engineering Assistant (1988-1991)
  • International Telephone and Telegraph, JPL Contractor (1978-1988)
    • Engineering Assistant (1985-1988)
    • Telemetry (1978-1985)
  • Philco Ford, JPL Contractor (1975-1978)
    • Computer Operations (1975-1978)

Selected Awards
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, PanFTS Instrument Development Team (2012)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Molecular Spectroscopy Team (2006)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Aura, Microwave Limb Sounder Instrument Team (2005)
  • Goddard Space Flight Center Group Achievement Award Aura Team (2005)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Aura Project (2005)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Balloon Observations of the Stratosphere (2004)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, IRAS, Data Systems Development and Operations Team (1984)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Voyager, Control Center Operations (1981)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Voyager, Computer Support Services (1981)

Selected Publications
  1. Fu, D., Pongetti, T. J., Blavier, J.-F. L., Crawford, T. J., Manatt, K. S., Toon, G. C., Wong, K. W., and Sander, S. P.: Near-infrared remote sensing of Los Angeles trace gas distributions from a mountaintop site, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 6, 8807-8854, doi:10.5194/amtd-6-8807-2013, 2013.
  2. Brian Drouin, Shanshan Yu, Ben Elliott, Timothy Crawford, and Charles Miller : High Resolution Spectral Analysis of Oxygen III. Laboratory Investigation of the Airglow Bands, The Journal of Chemical Physics 139,000000 (2013)(received 26 July 2013; accepted 3 September 2013).
  3. Drouin, B.J. ; Cooper, K. ; Dengler, R. ; Chavez, M. ; Chun W. ; Crawford, T. ; Submillimeter wave spectrometry for in-situ planetary science : Aerospace Conference, 2012 IEEE, Digital Object Identifier:10.1109/AERO.2012.6187067, Publication year: 2012, Page(s): 1-4.
  4. K. Sung, A.W. Mantz, L.R. Brown, M.A.H. Smith, T.J. Crawford, V.M. Devi, and D.C. Benner. Cryogenic absorption cells operating inside a Bruker IFS-125HR: first results for 13CH4 at 7 µm. J. Mol. Spectrosc., 262,122-134 (2010).
  5. R.A. Toth, K. Sung, L.R. Brown, and T.J. Crawford. Line positions and strengths of 41 bands including 10 OCS isotopologues in the 3850 - 4200 cm-1 region. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 111, 1193-1208 (2010).
  6. K. Sung, L.R. Brown, R.A. Toth, and T.J. Crawford, FT-IR measurements of H2O-broadened half-widths of CO2 at 4.3 µm. Canad. J. Phys. 87, 469 -484 (2009).
  7. K. Sung, R.A. Toth, L.R. Brown, and T.J. Crawford. Line strength measurements of carbonyl sulfide (16O12C32S) in the 2v3, v1+2v2+v3, and 4v2+v3 bands. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 110, 2082 - 2101 (2009).
  8. Dick, M. J., B. J. Drouin, T. J. Crawford, J. C. Pearson, Pressure broadening of the J = 5 - 4 transition of carbon monoxide from 17 to 200 K: A new collisional cooling experiment, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 110, 628-638 ( 2009).
  9. Maiwald F, S. Martin, J. Bruston, A. Maestrini, T. Crawford, P. Siegel, "2.7 THz Waveguide Tripler using Monolithic Membrane Diodes," IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, Phoenix, Arizona (2001)

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