8th PFS collaboration meeting

  1. Date:
    • Joint sessions: 13 and 14 December 2016
    • Break-out sessions: 12, 15, and 16 December 2016
  2. Venue: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

Program of joint sessions

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Time Name Title
08:00 (Breakfast)
09:00 Naoyuki Tamura (Kavli IPMU), Steve Smee (JHU) Announcements from organizers
09:05 Tim Heckman (JHU) Opening remark and intriduction of JHU
09:20 Hitoshi Murayama Kavli (IPMU/UC Berkley) PFS collaboration updates
09:40 Naoyuki Tamura (Kavli IPMU) Reports from the project office: Management aspects
10:10 (Coffee break)
10:30 Naoyuki Tamura (Kavli IPMU) Reports from the project office: Technical and system aspects
11:00 David Le Mignant (LAM) Spectrograph system (SpS)
11:25 Steve Smee (JHU) Cryostats
11:40 Murdock Hart (JHU) Detector characterizations
11:55 Fabrice Madec (LAM) Thermal validation and One-channel validation
12:20 (Lunch break)
13:30 Ligia Souza de Oliveira (LNA) Cable A, B, C
13:55 Jim Gunn (Princeton) Fiber optical data analyses and USCONEC ferrules characteristics
14:15 Naoyuki Tamura (Kavli IPMU) Cable B prototype
14:30 Dan Reiley (CIT) Fiber positioner system
15:00 (Coffee break)
15:20 Shiang-Yu Wang (ASIAA) Metrology camera system
15:40 Shiang-Yu Wang (ASIAA) Prime Focus Instrument
16:10 Atsushi Shimono (Kavli IPMU) Instrument control software: Status updates
16:35 Yuki Moritani (Kavli IPMU) Commissioning plan
17:00 Naruhisa Takato (Subaru) Subaru's activities for accommodating PFS

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Time Name Title
08:00 (Breakfast)
08:45 Naoyuki Tamura (Kavli IPMU) Overview of Day 2 & summary of the software collaboration meeting on Sep 5-6 in Princeton
09:00 Jim Gunn (PUrinceton Spectral calibration for sky subtraction
09:25 Robert Lupton (Princeton) 2D data reduction pipeline
09:50 Stephane Arnouts (LAM) 1D data reduction pipeline
10:15 (Coffee break)
10:30 Eiichiro Komatsu (MPA) Fiber allocation software "ETS"
10:55 Robert Lupton (Princeton) PFS data model
11:10 Robert Lupton (Princeton) Science database: A big picture
11:25 Masayuki Tanaka (NAOJ) Science database: NAOJ's perspectives & plans forward
11:45 Richard Ellis (ESO) Survey planning overview
12:15 (Lunch break)
12:45 Eiichiro Komatsu (MPA) Updates from Cosmology WG
13:15 Jenny Greene (Princeton) Updates from Galaxy & AGN evolution WG
13:45 Masashi Chiba (Tohoku) Updates from Galactic Archaeology WG
14:15 Kiyoto Yabe (Kavli IPMU) Survey simulations in progress
14:45 Robert Lupton (Princeton) Updates of discussions about data quality assurance
15:00 Conference photo
15:20 (Coffee break and lab tour for applicants)
16:45 Naoyuki Tamura (Kavli IPMU) Timeline, review process, and unsettled discussions about SSP proposal.
17:05 Discussion
18:30 (Conference dinner)