3rd PFS collaboration meeting

  1. Date:
    • All-Hands (Science & Technical) Meeting on 13-14 August 2012
    • Technical All-Togerther Sessions on 15-16 August 2012
  2. Venue: Hameetman Auditorium, Cahill Center, Caltech

Agenda

Monday, 13 August

TimeNameTitle
09:00Richard EllisWelcome and logistics
Status of PFS (Chair: David Spergel)
09:05Hitoshi MurayamaPFS: Overview
09:35Richard EllisScientific Issues: From CoDR to PDR
10:05Hajime SugaiProject Manager's Report
10:45Coffee Break
11:15Naoyuki Tamura, Masahiro TakadaTechnical Issues for Science WGs and requirements flow down
11:45Masahiro Takada, Richard EllisTopics for Discussion on Day 2
12:00Lunch
Technical Progress (Chair: Hajime Sugai)
13:30 Technical progress reports (20+10 min for each)
Antonio Cesar de OliveiraFiber system
Mike Seiffert, Charles Fisher Positioner & PFI
Sebastian VivesSpectrograph
Jim GunnDetector & dewar
Shiang-Yu WangMetrology system
16:00Coffee Break
16:30Technical progress reports (continued)
Atsushi ShimonoSystem software
Steve BickertonData reduction software
17:10Naoyuki TamuraPFS Requirements for Subaru
18:30Reception at Athenaeum (Main Lounge)
19:00Dinner at Athenaeum (Main Lounge)

Tuesday 14 August

TimeNameTitle
09:00Science WG Updates (25+10 each) (Chair: Toru Yamada)
Masahiro Takada, Chris HirataCosmology
Masashi ChibaGalactic Archaeology
Jenny GreeneGalaxy/AGN evolution
10:45Coffee Break
Contributed talks (Chair: Masahiro Takada)
11:10Nao SuzukiLyman-alpha cosmology
11:45Alvise RaccanelliModeling the Large-Scale correlation function for PFS
12:15Anthony PullenAre Interloper Lines a problem for PFS
12:35Lunch
Steering Committee Meeting
13:30Discussion of Science Issues (Chairs: Masahiro Takada, Richard Ellis)
  • Survey plan for galaxy science (Greene, Ouchi, Silverman)
  • Medium Resolution mode for GA (Chiba, Gunn, Cohen)
  • Near-infrared spectroscopic sensitivity (Gunn, Hirata, Ellis)
  • Trade-off Issues (Tamura)
16:00Coffee Break
16:30PDR Preparation (Chairs: Hitoshi Murayama,Hajime Sugai)
  • defining criteria for PDR
  • what documents are required
  • timetable for documentation and interim meetings
  • plans for Wednesday and Thursday

Wednesday, 15 August (technical team sessions)

  • Current status of Level 1 & 2 requirements: Tamura
  • Fiber system:
    • Open issues: L. S. de Oliveira
    • Designs & fiber experiment: A. C. de Oliveira
  • Fiber configuration walkthrough and coordinate transformation: Mao

Thursday, 16 August (technical team sessions)

  • Spectrograph system requirement management: Vives
  • PFI I&T: Braun
  • Camera & detector I&T: Smee/Hart
  • AIT plans (1 slide): Tamura
  • Instrument software integration at Subaru: Tamura
  • Open issues: Tamura

Participants List

  • Hajime Sugai, IPMU
  • David Le Mignant, LAM
  • Sébastien Vivès, LAM
  • Jim Gunn, Princeton
  • Fabrice Madec, LAM
  • Michael Carr, Princeton
  • Hiroshi Karoji, IPMU
  • Masahiro Takada, IPMU
  • Tim Heckman, JHU
  • Yen-Ting Lin, ASIAA
  • Olivier Doré, JPL/Caltech
  • Alvise Raccanelli, JPL/Caltech
  • David Spergel, Princeton
  • Hung-Hsu Ling, ASIAA
  • Youich Ohyama, ASIAA
  • Shiang-Yu Wang, ASIAA
  • Masashi Chiba, Tohoku
  • Atsushi Shimono, IPMU
  • Jenny Greene, Princeton
  • Steven Bickerton, Princeton/IPMU
  • Cesar de Oliveira, LNA
  • Ligia Souza Oliveira, IAG/LNA
  • John Silverman, IPMU
  • Raul Abramo, USP
  • Miho Ishigaki, NAOJ
  • Masamune Oguri, IPMU
  • Naoyuki Tamura, IPMU
  • Masahiko Kimura, ASIAA/IPMU
  • Craig Loomis, Princeton
  • Richard Dekany, Caltech
  • Richard Ellis, Caltech
  • Charlie Fisher, JPL
  • Olivier Le Fevre, LAM
  • Anthony Pullen, JPL
  • Stephen Smee, JHU
  • Hitoshi Murayama, IPMU/Berkeley
  • Roger Smith, Caltech
  • Tzu-Ching Chang, ASIAA
  • Marc Jaquet, LAM
  • Rosie Wyse, JHU
  • Murdock Hart, JHU
  • Michael Seiffert, JPL
  • Chris Hirata, Caltech
  • Robin Bruno, JPL
  • Mark Schwochert, JPL
  • Laurence Tresse, LAM
  • Tohru Nagao, Kyoto U.
  • Kohei Hayashi, Tohoku
  • Reed Riddle, Caltech
  • Masami Ouchi, U. of Tokyo
  • Mei-Yin Chou, ASIAA
  • Ron Steinkraus, JPL
  • Tomoki Saito, IPMU
  • Graham Murray, Durham
  • Toru Yamada, Tohoku U.
  • Joel Kaluzny, JPL
  • Dave Braun, JPL
  • Larry Hovland, JPL
  • Andrew Houck, JPL
  • Leonidas Moustakas, JPL/Caltech
  • Naoki Yasuda, IPMU
  • Judith Cohen, Caltech
  • Nao Suzuki, LBL
  • Hrand Aghazarian, JPL
  • Amy Wu, JPL
  • Peter Mao, Caltech
  • Takehiko Wada, JAXA