Upcoming Events for PFS

We will announce here upcoming meetings and events for the Subaru Prime Focus Spectrograph

November 2017 Nineth Collaboration Meeting

From 27 November to 1 December 2017, the nineth collaboration meeting of Prime Focus Spectrograph will be held at Kavli IPMU, Japan.
  • Joint sessions: 28 and 29 November 2017
  • Break-out sessions: 27 and 30 November, and 1 December 2017
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Project History of PFS

Project history for the Subaru Prime Focus Spectrograph

August 2017 PFS Meeting at MPA

August 2017, internal workshop to review and discuss PFS survey design was held at MPA, Germany. Also, survey optimization and fiber allocation, and science database was discussed. Read More

March 2017 Design Review of Instrument Control System Infrastructure

The infrastructure of PFS instrument control system (ICS) had a design review.

December 2016 Eighth Collaboration Meeting

12-16 December 2016, the eighth collaboration meeting of Prime Focus Spectrograph will be held at JHU, USA. Read More

September 2016 PFS Software Collaboration Meeting

On 5 and 6 September 2016, the software collaboration meeting of Prime Focus Spectrograph was held at PU, USA. Read More

December 2015 Seventh Collaboration Meeting

14-18 December 2015, the seventh collaboration meeting of Prime Focus Spectrograph was held at LAM, France. Read More

November 2015 PFS-SSP Galaxy Survey Workshop 2015

On 13 November 2015, a workshop about PFS-SSP galaxy survey wes held at Kavli IPMU,Japan. About meeting

September 2015 Critical Design Review of Metrology Camera System

The subsystem MCS had a critical design review. Read More

July 2015 PFS Science Workshop

9-11 July 2015, a workshop of sciences using the Prime focus Spectrograph was held at NAOJ, Japan. About meeting

March 2015 Critical Design Review of Prime Focus Instrument

The subsystem PFI had a critical design review. Read More

December 2014 Sixth Collaboration Meeting

In December 2014, the sixth collaboration meeting of Prime Focus Spectrograph was held at ASIAA, Taiwan. Read More

March 2014 Critical Design Review of Spectrographs

The subsystem SpS had a critical design review. Read More

November 2013 Fifth Collaboration Meeting

In November 2013, the fifth collaboration meeting of Prime Focus Spectrograph was held at University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Read More

March 2013 Fourth Collaboration Meeting

In March 2013, the fourth collaboration meeting of Prime Focus Spectrograph was held at Hongo campus of Univ of Tokyo, Japan. Read More

February 2013 Preliminary design approved

The PFS program had successfully passed the Preliminary Design Review by an international review committee to move ahead to the next phase of critical design and construction. Read More

August 2012 Third Collaboration Meeting

In August 2012, the third collaboration meeting of Prime Focus Spectrograph was held at Caltech, Pasadena California. Read More

March 2012 Conceptual design approved

The PFS program had successfully passed the Conceptual Design Review by an international review committee to move ahead to the next phase of preliminary design and construction. Read more, Releas from IPMU

January 2012 Second Collaboration Meeting

In January 2012, the second collaboration meeting of Prime Focus Spectrograph was held at Marunouchi, Tokyo and the IPMU, Kashiwa Japan. Read More

July 2011 First Collaboration Meeting

In July 2011, the first collaboration meeting of Prime Focus Spectrograph was held at the IPMU, Kashiwa Japan. Read More

January 2011 Subaru Users Meeting

Annual Subaru Users Meeting had held at Mitaka, NAOJ. Organized by Subaru Advisory Committee and obtained endorsement on the PFS collaboration for the PFS instrumentation. Release from IPMU, Release from Subaru, NAOJ

December 2010 PFS Science Workshop

PFS Science Workshop had held at Mitaka, NAOJ. The PFS white paper was circulated to the Subaru community. Read More

October 2010 The Observational Pursuit of Dark Energy after Astro2010

Internal collaboration meeting named The Observational Pursuit of Dark Energy after Astro2010 had held at Caltech. Read mode

September 2010 Future Subaru instrument workshop

Future Subaru instrument workshop had held at IPMU, organized by Subaru Advisory Committee and Subaru community was also involved. Read more(Jaanese)

August 2010 Optical and Infrared community (GOPIRA) Symposium

At annual Optical and Infrared community (GOPIRA) meeting had held at Mitaka, NAOJ, Murayama, PI of PFS, advertised the PFS collaboration.

July 2010 Kick-off meeting

A kick-off meeting of PFS Project had held at Hongo campus, Univ. of Tokyo, as an internal collaboration meeting. Read More