7th PFS collaboration meeting

  1. Date:
    • Joint sessions: 16 and 17 December 2015
    • Break-out sessions: 14, 15, and 18 December 2015
  2. Venue: LAM, France


Wednesday, 16 December

Time Name Title
08:30 (Coffee/tea)
09:00 Le Mignant (LAM), Tamura (Kavli IPMU) Announcements from organizers
09:10 Jean Gabriel Cuby (LAM) Opening remark & an introduction of LAM
09:30 Hitoshi Murayama (Kavli IPMU/Berklay) PFS collaboration updates
09:50 Yipeng Jing (SJTU) Introduction of Chinese PFS consortium
10:05 Naoyuki Tamura (Kavli IPMU) Reports from the project office: Management aspect
10:35 (Coffee/tea)
Updates from the technical team
10:55 Naoyuki Tamura (Kavli IPMU) Reports from the project office: Technical & system aspects
11:25 Shiang-Yu Wang (ASIAA) PFI
11:55 (Lunch)
13:00 Dan Reiley (CIT) Fiber positioner system
13:30 Shiang-Yu Wang (ASIAA) Metrology camera system
13:50 Jim Gunn (PU) & Naruhisa Takato (Subaru) Calibration system
14:10 (Coffee/tea)
14:30 Ligia Souza de Oliveira (LNA) FOCCoS
15:00 Antonio Cesar de Oliveira (LNA) Slit#2 delivery report
15:15 Jim Gunn (PU) Fiber slit FRD & pointing analysis
15:30 David Le Mignant (LAM) Spectrograph system
16:00 Jim Gunn (PU) Dewar & detector system
16:20 Naruhisa Takato (Subaru) Subaru's activities (IR4 floor, telescope modification, etc.)
16:45 Atsushi Shimono (IPMU) Software system overview
17:05 Atsushi Shimono (IPMU) Software system for instrument control
(Conference dinner)

Thursday, 17 December

Time Name Title
08:30 (Coffee/tea)
08:55 Le Mignant (LAM), Tamura (Kavli IPMU) Announcements from organizers
09:00 Atsushi Shimono (Kavli IPMU) Software system: survey processing
09:20 Robert Lupton (PU) 2D data reduction pipeline
09:45 Laurence Tresse (LAM) 1D data reduction pipeline
10:10 (Coffee/tea)
10:30 Yuki Moritani (Kavli IPMU) Commissioning (with some highlights to fiber positioning)
10:55 Kiyoto Yabe (Kavli IPMU) Instrument performance
11:20 Nao Suzuki (Kavli IPMU) Flux calibration
11:40 (Lunch)
Updates from the science team
12:45 Richard Ellis (ESO) Overview
13:15 Masahiro Takada (Kavli IPMU) Cosmology
13:45 Jenny Greene (PU) Galaxy/AGN evolution
14:15 Nao Suzuki (Kavli IPMU) IGM tomography studies with PFS
14:25 Masashi Chiba (Tohoku) Galactic archaeology
14:55 Naruhisa Takato (Subaru) SSP proposal review process guideline
15:15 (Coffee/tea break)
15:30 Masahiro Takada (Kavli IPMU) & Michael Strauss (PU) HSC survey & other imaging survey updates
16:10 Discussions
  • Target selection
    • Strategy
    • Imaging data
    • Pilot spectroscopic surveys
  • Survey design development
  • Feasibility match-up
  • Wrap-up to a coherent SSP proposal
17:30 (Steering committee meeting)

Participants List