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


Monday, 13 August

Time Name Title
09:00 Richard Ellis Welcome and logistics
Status of PFS (Chair: David Spergel)
09:05 Hitoshi Murayama PFS: Overview
09:35 Richard Ellis Scientific Issues: From CoDR to PDR
10:05 Hajime Sugai Project Manager's Report
10:45 Coffee Break
11:15 Naoyuki Tamura, Masahiro Takada Technical Issues for Science WGs and requirements flow down
11:45 Masahiro Takada, Richard Ellis Topics for Discussion on Day 2
12:00 Lunch
Technical Progress (Chair: Hajime Sugai)
13:30 Technical progress reports (20+10 min for each)
Antonio Cesar de Oliveira Fiber system
Mike Seiffert, Charles Fisher Positioner & PFI
Sebastian Vives Spectrograph
Jim Gunn Detector & dewar
Shiang-Yu Wang Metrology system
16:00 Coffee Break
16:30 Technical progress reports (continued)
Atsushi Shimono System software
Steve Bickerton Data reduction software
17:10 Naoyuki Tamura PFS Requirements for Subaru
18:30 Reception at Athenaeum (Main Lounge)
19:00 Dinner at Athenaeum (Main Lounge)

Tuesday 14 August

Time Name Title
09:00 Science WG Updates (25+10 each) (Chair: Toru Yamada)
Masahiro Takada, Chris Hirata Cosmology
Masashi Chiba Galactic Archaeology
Jenny Greene Galaxy/AGN evolution
10:45 Coffee Break
Contributed talks (Chair: Masahiro Takada)
11:10 Nao Suzuki Lyman-alpha cosmology
11:45 Alvise Raccanelli Modeling the Large-Scale correlation function for PFS
12:15 Anthony Pullen Are Interloper Lines a problem for PFS
12:35 Lunch
Steering Committee Meeting
13:30 Discussion 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)
16:00 Coffee Break
16:30 PDR 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)

Thursday, 16 August (technical team sessions)

Participants List