Palais des congrès de Montréal
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
22 - 27 June 2014
Conference 9145
Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes V
Sunday - Friday 22 - 27 June 2014
Important
Dates
show | hide
Abstract Due:
9 December 2013

Author Notification:
21 February 2014

Manuscript Due Date:
26 May 2014

Conference
Committee
show | hide
Conference Chairs
  • Larry M. Stepp, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. (United States)
  • Roberto Gilmozzi, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
  • Helen J. Hall, SOFIA / USRA (United States)

Program Committee
  • Matthew Colless, Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
  • Jean-Gabriel Cuby, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France)
  • Xiangqun Cui, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
  • Frank W. Kan, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (United States)

Program Committee continued...
  • Victor L. Krabbendam, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (United States)
  • Jeffrey R. Kuhn, Univ. of Hawai'i (United States)
  • Heather K. Marshall, National Solar Observatory (United States)
  • Göran Sandell, SOFIA / USRA (United States)
  • Jason Spyromilio, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
  • Tomonori Usuda, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)

Additional Conference
Information
Larry M. Stepp

Roberto Gilmozzi

Helen J. Hall
Sunday 22 June Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Project Reviews I
Sunday 22 June 2014
8:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Larry Stepp, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. (United States)
The Large Binocular Telescope: binocular all the time
Paper 9145-1
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:10 AM
Author(s): John M. Hill, David S. Ashby, Joar G. Brynnel, Julian C. Christou, John K. Little, Douglas M. Summers, Christian Veillet, R. Mark Wagner, Large Binocular Telescope Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Ideas for future large single dish radio telescopes
Paper 9145-177
Time: 9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Hans J. Kärcher, MT Mechatronics GmbH (Germany); Jacob W. M. Baars, Max-Planck Institut für Radioastronomie (Germany)
Show Abstract
Solaris: a global network of autonomous observatories in the southern hemisphere
Paper 9145-3
Time: 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Author(s): Stanislaw K. Kozlowski, Piotr W. Sybilski, Maciej Konacki, Rafal Pawlaszek, Milena Ratajczak, Krzysztof G. Helminiak, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Ctr. (Poland)
Show Abstract
PLANETS: a unique telescope project for planetary and exoplanetary sciences
Paper 9145-4
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Author(s): Shoichi Okano, Jeffrey R. Kuhn, Univ. of Hawai'i (United States); Svetlana Berdyugina, Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik (Germany); Masato Kagitani, Tohoku Univ. (Japan); Joe Ritter, Univ. of Hawai'i (United States)
Show Abstract
Deployment of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope wide field upgrade
Paper 9145-5
Time: 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Author(s): Gary J. Hill, Niv Drory, John M. Good, Hanshin Lee, Brian L. Vattiat, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Hermanus Kriel, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States), Hobby-Eberly Telescope (United States); Randy Bryant, Hobby-Eberly Telescope (United States); Linda Elliot, Martin Landriau, Ronnie Leck, David Perry, Jason Ramsey, Richard Savage, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Richard D. Allen, Texas A&M University (United States); George Damm, Hobby-Eberly Telescope (United States); Darren L. DePoy, Texas A&M University (United States); James R. Fowler, Hobby-Eberly Telescope (United States); Karl Gebhardt, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Marco Haeuser, Universitaets-Sternwarte, Muenchen (Germany); Phillip J. MacQueen, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Jennifer L. Marshall, Texas A&M University (United States); Jerry Martin, Hobby-Eberly Telescope (United States); Travis Prochaska, Texas A&M University (United States); Lawrence W. Ramsey, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Jean-Philippe Rheault, Texas A&M University (United States); Matthew Shetrone, Emily Schroeder, Hobby-Eberly Telescope (United States); Sarah E. Tuttle, University of Texas at Austin (United States); Mark E. Cornell, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States); John A. Booth, Walter Moreira, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
Show Abstract
Coffee Break 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 2:
Project Reviews II
Sunday 22 June 2014
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Helen Hall, SOFIA / USRA (United States)
Overview of University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory 6.5m telescope project (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-6
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Yuzuru Yoshii, Mamoru Doi, Kotaro Kohno, Takashi Miyata, Kentaro Motohara, Kimiaki Kawara, Masuo Tanaka, Takeo Minezaki, Shigeyuki Sako, Tomoki Morokuma, Yoichi Tamura, Toshihiko Tanabe, Hidenori Takahashi, Masahiro Konishi, Takafumi Kamizuka, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); Shintaro Koshida, Pontificia Univ. Católica de Chile (Chile); Natsuko M. Kato, Tsutomu Aoki, Takao Soyano, Ken'ichi Tarusawa, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); Toshihiro Handa, Kagoshima Univ. (Japan); Leonardo Bronfman, Maria T. Ruiz, Mario Hamuy, Rene A. Mendez, Univ. de Chile (Chile)
Show Abstract
The Cherenkov Telescope Array single-mirror small size telescope project: status and prospects
Paper 9145-111
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): W. Bilnik, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); L. Bogacz, Jagiellonian Univ. in Krakow (Poland); T. Bulik, Warsaw Univ. (Poland); A. Christov, Univ. de Geneve (Switzerland); Domenico della Volpe, Univ. of Geneva (Switzerland); M. Dyrda, Univ. de Geneve (Switzerland); J. Grygorczuk, Space Research Ctr. (Poland); M. Heller, Univ. de Geneve (Switzerland); B. Idźkowski, Jagiellonian Univ. (Poland); J. Kasperek, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); E. Lyard, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); A. Marszalek, Jagiellonian Univ. in Krakow (Poland); J. Michalowski, Institute of Nuclear Physics (Poland); R. Moderski, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Ctr. (Poland); T. Montaruli, A. Neronov, Univ. de Geneve (Switzerland); J. Nicolau-Kukliński, Polskiej Akademii Nauk ul. (Poland); J. Niemiec, Institute of Nuclear Physics (Poland); M. Ostrowski, Jagiellonian Univ. (Poland); Łukasz Płatos, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland); E. Prandini, Univ. de Geneve (Switzerland); P. J. Rajda, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); M. Rataj, Space Research Ctr. (Poland); M. Rupiński, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); K. Rutkowska, Polskiej Akademii Nauk ul. (Poland); K. Seweryn, Polskiej Akaemii Nauk ul. (Poland); Ł. Stawarz, Jagiellonian Univ. (Japan); M. Stodulski, The Henryk Niewodniczanski Institute of Nuclear Physics (Poland); I. Troyano Pujadas, Univ. de Geneve (Poland); R. Walter, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); P. Wawer, R. Wawrzaszek, Space Research Ctr. (Poland); L. Wisniewski, Polskiej Akademii Nauk ul. (United States); K. Winiarski, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); K. Ziętara, Jagiellonian Univ. in Krakow (Poland); P. Ziółkowski, Wroclaw Medical Univ. (Poland); P. Źychowski, Polskiej Akademii Nauk ul. (Poland)
Show Abstract
Lunch Break 11:50 AM - 1:20 PM
Session 3:
Upgrades to Existing Observatories
Sunday 22 June 2014
1:20 PM - 2:20 PM
Location: Room 517d
Development of a wide field spherical aberration corrector for the Hobby Eberly Telescope: design, fabrication and alignment
Paper 9145-8
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Author(s): Chang Jin Oh, Eric Frater, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Andrew E. Lowman, The University of Arizona (United States), Univ of Arizona (United States); Peng Su, The University of Arizona (United States); Chunyu Zhao, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Ping Zhou, The University of Arizona (United States); James H. Burge, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Show Abstract
Conceptual design study to determine optimal enclosure vent configuration for the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE)
Paper 9145-9
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Kei Szeto, NRC - Herzburg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada); Konstantinos Vogiatzis, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. (United States); Horia Hangan, Chowdhury M. Jubayer, Western Univ. Canada (Canada); Craig Breckenridge, Nathan Loewen, Dynamic Structures Ltd. (Canada); Steven E. Bauman, Derrick Salmon, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (United States)
Show Abstract
The RadioAstron Green Bank Earth Station
Paper 9145-10
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): H. Alyson Ford, Robert Anderson, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (United States); Konstantin Belousov, Astro Space Ctr. (Russian Federation); Joseph J. Brandt, John M. Ford, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (United States); Boris Kanevsky, Anatoliy Kovalenko, Yuri Y. Kovalev, Astro Space Ctr. (Russian Federation); Ronald J. Maddalena, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (United States); Sergey Sergeev, Lavochkin Association (Russian Federation); Alexander Smirnov, Astro Space Ctr. (Russian Federation); Galen Watts, Timothy L. Weadon, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Session 4:
Site Characterization and Testing
Sunday 22 June 2014
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Assessing VLT-UT science image quality from active optics Shack-Hartmann spot patterns
Paper 9145-11
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Julio Navarrete, European Southern Observatory (Chile); Johann Kolb, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Gianluca Lombardi, European Southern Observatory (Chile); Lothar Noethe, Marc S. Sarazin, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Show Abstract
Antarctic observations at long wavelengths with the IRAIT-ITM Telescope at Dome C
Paper 9145-12
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Gilles A. Durand, CEA-Ctr. de SACLAY (France); Pascal Tremblin, Univ. of Exeter (United Kingdom); Vincent Minier, Yann Reinert, CEA-Ctr. de SACLAY (France); Christophe Le Roy-Dos Santos, Univ. degli Studi di Perugia (Italy); Louis R. Rodriguez, Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique (France); Xavier Joffrin, CEA-Ctr. de SACLAY (France); Maurizio Busso, Gino Tosti, Giuliano Nucciarelli, Univ. degli Studi di Perugia (Italy); Mauro Dolci, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Teramo (Italy); Oscar Straniero, Angelo Valentini, Univ. di Teramo (Italy); Carlos Abia, Univ. de Granada (Spain); Jean Marc Christille, Univ. degli Studi di Perugia (Italy); Eric Doumayrou, Michel Lortholary, CEA-Ctr. de SACLAY (France); Christian Walter, C. E. Saclay (France); Samuel Ronayette, Lab. AIM, CNRS, Univ. Paris Diderot (France); Zalpha Challita, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France); Min Kyong Kwon, INRA-AgroParisTech (France); Daniele Tavagnacco, Univ. di Teramo (Italy)
Show Abstract
Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 5:
Design of Telescopes for Extreme Environments
Sunday 22 June 2014
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Xiangqun Cui, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
Kunlun Dark Universe Survey Telescope (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-13
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Yongtian Zhu, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China); Lifan Wang, Purple Mountain Observatory (China); Xiangyan Yuan, Bozhong Gu, Xinnan Li, Shihai Yang, Xuefei Gong, Fujia Du, Yongjun Qi, Lingzhe Xu, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
Show Abstract
The AST3 project: Antarctic Survey Telescopes for Dome A
Paper 9145-14
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Xiangyan Yuan, Xiangqun Cui, Bozhong Gu, Shihai Yang, Fujia Du, Xiaoyan Li, Daxing Wang, Xinnan Li, Xuefei Gong, Haikun Wen, Zhengyang Li, Haiping Lu, Lingzhe Xu, Ru Zhang, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China); Yi Zhang, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Techn (China), Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China); Lifan Wang, Purple Mountain Observatory (China); Zhaohui Shang, Tianjin Normal Univ. (China); Yi Hu, Bin Ma, Qiang Liu, Peng Wei, National Astronomical Observatories (China)
Show Abstract
The Greenland Telescope (GLT): antenna status and future plans
Paper 9145-15
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Philippe Raffin, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Taiwan); Juan Carlos Algaba-Marcosa, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Keiichi Asada, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Raymond Blundell, Roberto L. Burgos, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States); Chih-Cheng Chang, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Ming-Tang Chen, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Taiwan); Robert Christensen, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (United States); Paul K. Grimes, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States); Johnson Han, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Taiwan); Paul T. P. Ho, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States), Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Yau-De Huang, Makoto Inoue, Patrick M. Koch, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Taiwan); Derek Y. Kubo, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (United States); Steve Leiker, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Ching-Tang Liu, Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (Taiwan); Pierre L. Martin-Cocher, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Taiwan); Satoki Matsushita, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Masanori Nakamura, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Hiroaki Nishioka, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); George Nystrom, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Taiwan); Scott N. Paine, Nimesh A. Patel, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Nicolas Pradel, Hung-Yi Pu, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Hui-Yu Shen, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Taiwan); William Snow, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Tirupati K. Sridharan, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Ranjani Srinivasan, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Edward C. Tong, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Jackie Wang, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Academia Sinica (Taiwan)
Show Abstract
New results from the first exoplanet survey in the Canadian High Arctic
Paper 9145-16
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Nicholas M. Law, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States); Raymond Carlberg, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Octavi Fors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States); Eric Steinbring, NRC - Herzburg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada); Wayne Ngan, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Philip Wulfken, Bjorn Pedersen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States); Jérôme Maire, Suresh Sivanandam, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics (Canada)
Show Abstract
Session 6:
Telescopes to Image Orbiting Objects
Sunday 22 June 2014
5:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Helen Hall, SOFIA / USRA (United States)
Ground-based astronomical instrument for planetary protection
Paper 9145-17
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s): Richard L. Kendrick, Dave Bennett, Matthew Bold, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. (United States)
Show Abstract
Space Object Tracking (SPOT) facility
Paper 9145-18
Time: 5:20 PM - 5:40 PM
Author(s): Robert Shivitz, Richard Kendrick, James Mason, Matthew Bold, Tracy Kubo, Kevin Bock, David Tyler, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. (United States)
Show Abstract
Monday 23 June Show All Abstracts
Session PLMon:
Plenary Session
Monday 23 June 2014
8:50 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Luc Simard, NRC - Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada)

8:50 AM: Welcome
Luc Simard, National Research Council of Canada (Canada)
James Webb Space Telescope: the road to first science observations (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-501
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Mark Clampin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Show Abstract
The Square Kilometre Array: a physics machine for the 21st Century (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-502
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Philip Diamond, SKA Organisation (United Kingdom)
Show Abstract
Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 7:
Cherenkov Telescopes I
Monday 23 June 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Status of the Cherenkov Telescope Array Project (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-19
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Stefan Schlenstedt, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Germany)
Show Abstract
The ASTRI SST-2M prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array: prototype technologies goals and strategies for the future SST
Paper 9145-20
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Gianpietro Marchiori, Andrea Busatta, Stefano Giacomel, European Industrial Engineering s.r.l. (Italy); Ivan Folla, Marco Valsecchi, Galbiati Group Srl (Italy); Rodolfo Canestrari, INAF - Isituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (Italy); Giacomo Bonnoli, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Enrico Cascone, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte (Italy); Paolo Conconi, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Mauro Fiorini, INAF - Istituto di Astrofisica spaziale e Fisica Cosmica di Milano (Italy); Enrico Giro, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Nicola La Palombara, INAF - Istituto di Astrofisica spaziale e Fisica Cosmica di Milano (Italy); Giovanni Pareschi, INAF - Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (Italy); Luca Perri, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Gabriele Rodeghiero, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Giorgia Sironi, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Luca Stringhetti, INAF - Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (Italy); Giorgio Toso, INAF - Istituto di Astrofisica spaziale e Fisica Cosmica di Milano (Italy); Gino Tosti, Università di Perugia (Italy); Carlo Pellicciari, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
Show Abstract
The ASTRI SST-2M prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array: manufacturing of the structure and the mirrors
Paper 9145-21
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Rodolfo Canestrari, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy), ASTRI Collaboration (Italy), CTA Consortium (Germany); Giacomo Bonnoli, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Enrico Cascone, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte (Italy); Paolo Conconi, Giuseppe Crimi, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Mauro Fiorini, INAF - Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica di Milano (Italy); Enrico Giro, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Nicola La Palombara, INAF - IASF Milano (Italy); Giovanni Pareschi, Luca Perri, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Gabriele Rodeghiero, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Giorgia Sironi, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Luca Stringhetti, INAF - Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica di Milano (Italy); Giorgio Toso, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Gino Tosti, Univ. degli Studi di Perugia (Italy); Carlo Pelliciari, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
Show Abstract
The ASTRI/CTA mini-array of small size telescopes dual-mirror: a first seed for the Cherenkov telescope array
Paper 9145-22
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Giovanni Pareschi, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Markus Boettcher, North-West Univ. (South Africa); Rodolfo Canestrari, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Patrizia A. Caraveo, INAF - IASF Milano (Italy); Osvaldo Catalano, INAF - Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica di Palermo (Italy); Mauro Fiorini, INAF - IASF Milano (Italy); Enrico Giro, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Elisabethe M. de Gouveia Dal Pino, Univ. de São Paulo (Brazil); Nicola La Palombara, INAF - IASF Milano (Italy); Maria C. Maccarone, INAF - Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica di Palermo (Italy); Rachele Millul, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Antonio Stamerra, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Torino (Italy); Luca Stringhetti, INAF - IASF Milano (Italy); Gino Tosti, Univ. degli Studi di Perugia (Italy); Stefano Vercellone, INAF - Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica di Palermo (Italy)
Show Abstract
Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 8:
Cherenkov Telescopes II
Monday 23 June 2014
1:20 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Helen Hall, SOFIA / USRA (United States)
Medium-sized telescopes for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-23
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Author(s): Stefan Schlenstedt, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Germany)
Show Abstract
The large size telescope of the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-24
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): G. Ambrosi, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Italy); H. Baba, Ibaraki Univ. (Japan); A. Bamba, Aoyama Gakuin Univ. (Japan); M. Barceló, Institut de Física d'Altes Energies (Spain); J. A. Barrio, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain); O. Blanch Bigas, J. Boix, Institut de Física d'Altes Energies (Spain); E. Chabanne, Lab. d'Annecy-le-Vieux de Physique des Particules, CNRS, Univ. de Savoie (France); M. Chikawa, Kinki Univ. (Japan); R. Colin, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Germany); J. L. Contreras, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain); F. Dazzi, INFN (Italy); A. De Angelis, Univ. of Udine (Italy), INFN (Italy); C. Delgado, Ctr. de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (Spain); C. Díaz, Ctr. de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (Mexico); D. Fink, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Germany); N. Fouque, Lab. d'Annecy-le-Vieux de Physique des Particules, CNRS< Univ. de Savoie (France); L. Freixas, Ctr. de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (Spain); A. Gadola, Univ. of Zürich (Switzerland); R. Garcia, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); D. Gascon, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain); N. Giglietto, F. Giordano, INFN (Italy); F. Grañena, Institut de Física d'Altes Energies (Spain); S. Gunji, Yamagata Univ. (Japan); R. Hagiwara, Yamagata Univ. (Japan); N. Hamer, Ctr. de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (Spain); Y. Hanabata, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); T. Hassan, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain); K. Hatanaka, Kyoto Univ. (Japan); S. Inoue, Y. Inoue, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); K. Ioka, Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies (Japan); M. Kagaya, H. Katagiri, Ibaraki Univ. (Japan); T. Kishimoto, Kyoto Univ. (Japan); Y. Konno, Kyoto Univ. (Japan); S. Koyama, Saitama Univ. (Japan); H. Kubo, Kyoto Univ. (Japan); J. Kushida, Tokai Univ. (Japan); G. Lamanna, Lab. d'Annecy-le-Vieux de Physique des Particules, CNRS, Univ. de Savoie (France); T. Le Flour, Univ. de Savoie (France); R. López, Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (Spain); M. López-Moya, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain); P. Majumdar, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (India); A. Manalaysay, Univ. of Zürich (Switzerland); M. Mariotti, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy); G. Martínez, Ctr. de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (Spain); M. Martinez, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.C. (Mexico); D. Mazin, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Germany); J. M. Miranda , Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain); R. Mirzoyan, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Germany); A. Moralejo, Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (Spain); K. Murase, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); S. Nagataki, RIKEN (Japan); D. Nakajima, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Germany); T. Nakamori, Waseda Univ. (Japan); K. Noda, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Germany); A. Nozato, Kinki Univ. (Japan); Y. Ohira, Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies (Japan); M. Ohishi, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); A. Okumura, Nagoya Univ. (Japan); R. Orito, Univ. of Tokushima (Japan); J. L. Panazol, Lab. d'Annecy-le-Vieux de Physique des Particules, CNRS, Univ. de Savoie (France); Riccardo Paoletti, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Italy); J. M. Paredes, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain); G. Pauletta, Univ. of Udine (Italy), INFN (Italy); S. Podkladkin, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Germany); J. Prast, Lab. d'Annecy-le-Vieux de Physique des Particules, CNRS, Univ. de Savoie (France); R. Rando, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (United States); O. Reimann, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Germany); M. Ribo, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain); S. Rosier-Lees, Lab. d'Annecy-le-Vieux de Physique des Particules, CNRS, Univ. de Savoie (France); K. Saito, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); T. Saito, Kyoto Univ. (Japan); Y. Saito, Tokai Univ. (Japan); N. Sakaki, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); R. Sakonaka, Kinki Univ. (Japan); A. Sanuy, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain); H. Sasaki, Konan Univ. (Japan); M. Sawada, Aoyama Gakuin Univ. (Japan); V. Scalzotto, S. Schultz, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy); T. Schweizer, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Germany); T. Shibata, Aoyama Gakuin Univ. (Japan); S. Shu, Ctr. de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (Spain); J. Sieiro, Univ. de Barcelona (Spain); S. Steiner, U. Straumann, Univ. of Zürich (Switzerland); R. Sugawara, Univ. of Tokushima (Japan); H. Tajima, Nagoya Univ. (Japan); H. Takami, Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies (Japan); S. Tanaka, Ibaraki Univ. (Japan); Y. Tanaka, Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies (Japan); L. A. Tejedor, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain); Y. Terada, Saitama Univ. (Japan); M. Teshima, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan), Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Germany); T. Totani, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); H. Ueno, Saitama Univ. (Japan); K. Umehara, Ibaraki Univ. (Japan); A. Vollhardt, Univ. of Zürich (Switzerland); R. Wagner, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Germany); T. Yamamoto, Konan Univ. (Japan); R. Yamazaki, A. Yoshida, Aoyama Gakuin Univ. (Japan); T. Yoshida, Ibaraki Univ. (Japan)
Show Abstract
Session 9:
Airborne Telescopes I
Monday 23 June 2014
2:00 PM - 3:10 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Helen Hall, SOFIA / USRA (United States)
SOFIA general investigator science program (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-25
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Erick T. Young, B. G. Andersson, Eric E. Becklin, William T. Reach, Ravi Sankrit, SOFIA / USRA (United States); Hans Zinnecker, Alfred Krabbe, Deutsches SOFIA Institut (Germany)
Show Abstract
The Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope for Polarimetry-BLASTPol: performance and results from the 2012 Antarctic flight
Paper 9145-26
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Nicholas Galitzki, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Peter A. R. Ade, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Francesco E. Angilè, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Steven J. Benton, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Mark J. Devlin, Brad J. Dober, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Laura M. Fissel, Northwestern Univ. (United States), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Yasuo Fukui, Nagoya Univ. (Japan); Natalie N. Gandilo, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Jeffrey M. Klein, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Andrei L. Korotkov, Brown Univ. (United States); Tristan G. Matthews, Northwestern Univ. (United States); Lorenzo Moncelsi, California Institute of Technology (United States); Calvin B. Netterfield, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Giles Novak, Northwestern Univ. (United States); David Nutter, Enzo Pascale, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Frédérick Poidevin, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Giorgio Savini, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Douglas Scott, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Jamil A. Shariff, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Juan D. Soler, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (France), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Carole E. Tucker, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Gregory S. Tucker, Brown Univ. (United States); Derek Ward-Thompson, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
Show Abstract
SOFIA pointing history
Paper 9145-27
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Hans J. Kärcher, MT Mechatronics GmbH (Germany); Nans Kunz, NASA ARC (United States); Pasquale Temi, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States); Alfred Krabbe, Jörg Wagner, Deutsches SOFIA Institut (Germany); Martin Süß, MT Mechatronics GmbH (Germany)
Show Abstract
Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 10:
Airborne Telescopes II
Monday 23 June 2014
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Helen Hall, SOFIA / USRA (United States)
Design and construction of a carbon fiber gondola for the SPIDER balloon-borne telescope
Paper 9145-28
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Juan D. Soler, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (France), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Peter A. R. Ade, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Mandana Amiri, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Steven J. Benton, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); James J. Bock, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); J. Richard Bond, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Inc. (Canada); Sean A. Bryan, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Cynthia Chiang, Princeton Univ. (United States), Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa); Carlo R. Contaldi, Imperial College London (United Kingdom); Brendan P. Crill, Olivier P. Doré, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Marzieh Farhang, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Inc. (Canada); Jeffrey P. Filippini, California Institute of Technology (United States); Laura M. Fissel, Northwestern Univ. (United States), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Aurelien A. Fraisse, Anne E. Gambrel, Princeton Univ. (United States); Natalie N. Gandilo, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Sunil Golwala, Department of Physics, California Institute of Technology (United States); Jon E. Gudmundsson, Princeton Univ. (United States); Mark Halpern, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Matthew Hasselfield, Princeton Univ. (United States), The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Gene C. Hilton, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); Warren A. Holmes, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Viktor V. Hristov, California Institute of Technology (United States); Kent D. Irwin, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); William C. Jones, Zigmund D. Kermish, Princeton Univ. (United States); Chao-Lin Kuo, Department of Physics. Stanford University (United States); Carolyn J. MacTavish, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom); Peter V. Mason, California Institute of Technology (United States); Krikor G. Megerian, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Lorenzo Moncelsi, Tracy A. Morford, California Institute of Technology (United States); Johanna M. Nagy, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Calvin B. Netterfield, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Alexandra S. Rahlin, Princeton Univ. (United States); Carl D. Reintsema, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); John E. Ruhl, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Marcus C. Runyan, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Jamil A. Shariff, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Amy Trangsrud, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Carole E. Tucker, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Rebecca S. Tucker, California Institute of Technology (United States); Anthony D. Turner, Alexis C. Weber, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Donald V. Wiebe, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Edward Y. Young, Princeton Univ. (United States)
Show Abstract
Pointing control for the SPIDER balloon-borne telescope
Paper 9145-102
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Jamil A. Shariff, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Peter A. R. Ade, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Mandana Amiri, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Steven J. Benton, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); James J. Bock, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); J. Richard Bond, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Inc. (Canada); Sean A. Bryan, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Hsin C. Chiang, Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa); Carlo R. Contaldi, Imperial College London (United Kingdom); Brendan P. Crill, Olivier P. Doré, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Marzieh Farhang, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Inc. (Canada), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Jeffrey P. Filippini, California Institute of Technology (United States); Laura M. Fissel, Northwestern Univ. (United States), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Aurelien A. Fraisse, Anne E. Gambrel, Princeton Univ. (United States); Natalie N. Gandilo, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Sunil R. Golwala, California Institute of Technology (United States); Jon E. Gudmundsson, Princeton Univ. (United States); Mark Halpern, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Matthew Hasselfield, Princeton Univ. (United States); Gene C. Hilton, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); Warren A. Holmes, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Viktor V. Hristov, California Institute of Technology (United States); Kent D. Irwin, Stanford Univ. (United States); William C. Jones, Zigmund D. Kermish, Princeton Univ. (United States); Chao L. Kuo, Stanford University (United States); Carolyn J. MacTavish, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom); Peter V. Mason, California Institute of Technology (United States); Krikor G. Megerian, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Lorenzo Moncelsi, Tracy A. Morford, California Institute of Technology (United States); Johanna M. Nagy, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Calvin B. Netterfield, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Roger O'Brient, California Institute of Technology (United States), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States); Alexandra S. Rahlin, Princeton Univ. (United States); Carl D. Reintsema, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); John E. Ruhl, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Marcus C. Runyan, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Juan D. Soler, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (France), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Amy Trangsrud, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Carole E. Tucker, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Rebecca S. Tucker, California Institute of Technology (United States); Anthony D. Turner, Alexis C. Weber, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Donald V. Wiebe, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Edward Y. Young, Princeton Univ. (United States)
Show Abstract
BLASTbus electronics: general-purpose readout and control for balloon-borne experiments
Paper 9145-30
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Steven J. Benton, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Peter A. R. Ade, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Mandana Amiri, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Francesco E. Angilè, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); James J. Bock, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); J. Richard Bond, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Inc. (Canada); Sean A. Bryan, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Hsin C. Chiang, Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa); Carlo R. Contaldi, Imperial College London (United Kingdom); Brendan P. Crill, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Mark J. Devlin, Brad J. Dober, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Olivier P. Doré, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Marzieh Farhang, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Inc. (Canada); Jeffrey P. Filippini, California Institute of Technology (United States); Laura M. Fissel, Northwestern Univ. (United States), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Aurelien A. Fraisse, Princeton Univ. (United States); Yasuo Fukui, Nagoya Univ. (Japan); N. Galitzki, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Anne E. Gambrel, Princeton Univ. (United States); Natalie N. Gandilo, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Sunil R. Golwala, California Institute of Technology (United States); Jon E. Gudmundsson, Princeton Univ. (United States); Mark Halpern, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Matthew Hasselfield, Princeton Univ. (United States); Gene C. Hilton, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); Warren A. Holmes, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Viktor V. Hristov, California Institute of Technology (United States); Kent D. Irwin, Stanford Univ. (United States); William C. Jones, Zigmund D. Kermish, Princeton Univ. (United States); Jeffrey M. Klein, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Andrei L. Korotkov, Brown Univ. (United States); Chao-Lin Kuo, Stanford University (United States); Carolyn J. MacTavish, Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (United Kingdom); Peter V. Mason, California Institute of Technology (United States); Tristan G. Matthews, Northwestern Univ. (United States); Krikor G. Megerian, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Lorenzo Moncelsi, Tracy A. Morford, Anthony K. Mroczkowski, California Institute of Technology (United States); Johanna M. Nagy, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Calvin B. Netterfield, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Giles Novak, Northwestern Univ. (United States); David Nutter, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Roger O'Brient, California Institute of Technology (United States), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States); R. W. Ogburn, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, SLAC National Accelerator Lab. (United States); Enzo Pascale, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Frédérick Poidevin, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Alexandra S. Rahlin, Princeton Univ. (United States); Carl D. Reintsema, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); John E. Ruhl, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Marcus C. Runyan, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Giorgio Savini, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Douglas Scott, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Jamil A. Shariff, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Juan D. Soler, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (France), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Nicholas E. Thomas, Univ. of Miami (United States); Amy Trangsrud, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Matthew D. P. Truch, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Carole E. Tucker, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Gregory S. Tucker, Brown Univ. (United States); Rebecca S. Tucker, California Institute of Technology (United States); Anthony D. Turner, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Derek Ward-Thompson, Univ. of Central Lancashire (United Kingdom); Alexis C. Weber, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Donald V. Wiebe, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Edward Y. Young, Princeton Univ. (United States)
Show Abstract
Upgrade of the SOFIA target acquisition and tracking cameras
Paper 9145-31
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Jürgen Wolf, Manuel Wiedemann, Enrico Pfüller, Michael Lachenmann, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States), Univ. Stuttgart (Germany); Helen Hall, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States), SOFIA / USRA (United States); Hans-Peter Röser, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany)
Show Abstract
Session 11:
Airborne Telescopes III
Monday 23 June 2014
5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Location: Room 517d
Characterization of InGaAs-based cameras for astronomical applications using a new VIS-NIR-SWIR detector test bench
Paper 9145-104
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s): Karsten Schindler, Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung (Germany), SOFIA / USRA (Germany); Jürgen Wolf, SOFIA / USRA (Germany); Alfred Krabbe, Deutsches SOFIA Institut (Germany)
Show Abstract
Session PSMon:
Posters: Monday 9145
Monday 23 June 2014
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Room 516

Authors should be prepared to display their poster at morning coffee break. Posters for this conference will be on display on Monday. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Monday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded.

Poster presentation guidelines are available online.
Modeling and simulation of a 6-DOF parallel platform for telescope secondary mirror
Paper 9145-96
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Zhongyu Yue, Yu Ye, Bozhong Gu, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
Show Abstract
LSST telescope integration and tests
Paper 9145-157
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Jacques Sebag, William J. Gressler, Douglas Neill, Jeff Barr, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); Chuck Claver, LSST Project (United States); John Andrew, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Tuning a 2.4-meter telescope... blindfolded
Paper 9145-158
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Kyle Lanclos, Michael Peck, Michael Saylor, Robert I. Kibrick, Univ. of California Observatories (United States); Steve Allen, University of California Observatories (United States)
Show Abstract
Active optics operations at the Large Binocular Telescope
Paper 9145-97
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Douglas L. Miller, John M. Hill, Taras Golota, Large Binocular Telescope Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Design and implementation of coating hardware for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope wide-field corrector
Paper 9145-160
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): John M. Good, Hanshin Lee, Gary J. Hill, Brian L. Vattiat, David Perry, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Herman Kriel, Richard Savage, Univ of Texas at Austin (United States)
Show Abstract
A laser tracker active optics system for the Large Binocular Telescope
Paper 9145-98
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Lee Dettmann, David S. Ashby, John M. Hill, Amjad Chatila, Large Binocular Telescope Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Pre-construction of giant steerable science mirror cell assembly for TMT
Paper 9145-161
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s):
Show Abstract
Active optics control development at the LBT
Paper 9145-99
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): David S. Ashby, Christopher Biddick, John M. Hill, Large Binocular Telescope Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Challenges of the opto-mechanical conceptual design of a small far-IR balloon experiment
Paper 9145-100
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Jean-Laurent Dournaux, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France); Christophe Berthod, Institut National des Sciences de l'Univers (France); David Horville, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France); Jean-Michel Huet, LESIA - Observatoire de Paris (France); Philippe Laporte, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France); Martina Wiedner, Observatoire de Paris (France); Alexia Romanow, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France); Jean-Michel Krieg, Laurent Pagani, Observatoire de Paris (France); Jean Evrard, Albert Gomes, Martine Jouret, Ctr. National d'Études Spatiales (France)
Show Abstract
SPEED: the segmented pupil experiment for exoplanet detection
Paper 9145-162
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Patrice Martinez, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur (France); Olivier Preis, Carole Gouvret, Lab. J.L. Lagrange (France); Julien Dejonghe, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur (France); Jean-Baptiste Daban, Lab. J.L. Lagrange (France); Alain Spang, Frantz Martinache, Mathilde Beaulieu, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur (France); Pierre Janin-Potiron, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur - Laboratoire Lagrange (France); Lyu Abe, Lab. J.L. Lagrange (France); Yan Fantei-Caujolle, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur - Laboratoire Lagrange (France); Damien Mattei, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur - Laboratoire Lagrange / UNS (France); Sebastien Ottogalli, Lab. J.L. Lagrange (France)
Show Abstract
The integrated motion measurement simulation for SOFIA
Paper 9145-164
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Prashant A. Kaswekar, Benjamin Greiner, Jörg Wagner, Deutsches SOFIA Institut (Germany)
Show Abstract
Attitude determination for balloon-borne experiments
Paper 9145-101
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Natalie N. Gandilo, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Peter A. R. Ade, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Mandana Amiri, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Francesco E. Angilè, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Steven J. Benton, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); James J. Bock, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); J. Richard Bond, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Inc. (Canada); Sean A. Bryan, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Cynthia Chiang, Princeton Univ. (United States), Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa); Carlo R. Contaldi, Imperial College London (United Kingdom); Brendan P. Crill, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Mark J. Devlin, Brad J. Dober, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Olivier P. Doré, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Marzieh Farhang, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Inc. (Canada); Jeffrey P. Filippini, California Institute of Technology (United States); Laura M. Fissel, Northwestern Univ. (United States), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Aurelien A. Fraisse, Princeton Univ. (United States); Yasuo Fukui, Nagoya Univ. (Japan); Nicholas Galitzki, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania (United States); Anne E. Gambrel, Princeton Univ. (United States); Sunil Golwala, Division of Physics, Mathematics & Astronomy, California Institute of Technology (United States); Jon E. Gudmundsson, Princeton Univ. (United States); Mark Halpern, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Matthew Hasselfield, Princeton Univ. (United States); Gene C. Hilton, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); Warren A. Holmes, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Viktor V. Hristov, California Institute of Technology (United States); Kent D. Irwin, Stanford Univ. (United States); William C. Jones, Zigmund D. Kermish, Princeton Univ. (United States); Jeffrey M. Klein, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Andrei L. Korotkov, Brown Univ. (United States); Chao_Lin Kuo, Department of Physics, Stanford University (United States); Carolyn J. MacTavish, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom); Peter V. Mason, California Institute of Technology (United States); Tristan G. Matthews, Northwestern Univ. (United States); Krikor G. Megerian, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Lorenzo Moncelsi, Cardiff Univ. (United States); Tracy A. Morford, Anthony K. Mroczkowski, California Institute of Technology (United States); Johanna M. Nagy, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Calvin B. Netterfield, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Giles Novak, Northwestern Univ. (United States); David Nutter, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Roger O'Brient, Division of Physics, Mathematics & Astronomy, California Institute of Technology (United States), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States); Enzo Pascale, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Frédérick Poidevin, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Alexandra S. Rahlin, Princeton Univ. (United States); Carl D. Reintsema, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); John E. Ruhl, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Marcus C. Runyan, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Giorgio Savini, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Douglas Scott, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Jamil A. Shariff, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Juan D. Soler, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (France), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Nicholas E. Thomas, Univ. of Miami (United States); Amy Trangsrud, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Matthew D. P. Truch, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Carole E. Tucker, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Gregory S. Tucker, Brown Univ. (United States); Rebecca S. Tucker, California Institute of Technology (United States); Anthony D. Turner, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Derek Ward-Thompson, Univ. of Central Lancashire (United Kingdom); Alexis C. Weber, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Donald V. Wiebe, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Edward Y. Young, Princeton Univ. (United States)
Show Abstract
Environmental testing for new SOFIA flight hardware
Paper 9145-103
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Michael Lachenmann, Jürgen Wolf, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany), NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States); Rainer Strecker, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany), NASA Dryden Flight Research Ctr. (United States); Benedikt Weckenmann, Fritz F. Trimpe, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany), NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States); Helen Hall, SOFIA / USRA (United States)
Show Abstract
BRRISON IR Camera (BIRC)
Paper 9145-105
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Ryan T. McMichael, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab., LLC (United States); Matthew W. Noble, Dewey Adams, Pietro Bernasconi, Heather Borowski, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab., LLC (United States); Robert Bupp, Nu-Tek Precision Optical Corporation (United States); Andrew F. Cheng, Harry Eaton, Raymond Espiritu, Zachary Fletcher, Kevin Heffernan, Karl Hibbitts, Calvin L. Kee, Gordon Maahs, Graham Murphy, Deva Ponnusamy, Nathan W. Rolander, Kim Strohbehn, John R. Troll, Bruce D. Williams, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab., LLC (United States)
Show Abstract
Measuring transmission and forces from observatory equipment vibration
Paper 9145-166
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Hugh A. Thompson, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. (Canada); Douglas G. MacMartin, Thirty Meter Telescope Project (United States); Peter W. G. Byrnes, National Research Council of Canada (Canada); Daigo Tomono, Hiroshi Terada, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)
Show Abstract
Accelerometer-based position reconstruction for the feedforward compensation of fast telescope vibrations in the E-ELT/MICADO
Paper 9145-167
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Alexander Keck, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany), Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie (Germany); Jörg-Uwe Pott, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie (Germany); Oliver Sawodny, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany)
Show Abstract
A prototype for the real-time analysis of the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-107
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Andrea A. Bulgarelli, Valentina Fioretti, Andrea Zoli, INAF - IASF Bologna (Italy); Alessio Aboudan, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy); J. J. Rodríguez-Vázquez, Ctr. de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (Spain); Gernot Maier, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Germany); Etienne Lyard, Univ. of Geneva (Switzerland); Denis Bastieri, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy); Saverio Lombardi, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma (Italy); Gino Tosti, Univ. degli Studi di Perugia (Italy); Adriano De Rosa, INAF - IASF Bologna (Italy); Sonia Bergamaschi, M. Interlandi, Domenico Beneventano, Univ. degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (Italy); Giovanni Lamanna, Jean Jacquemier, Lab. d’Annecy-le-Vieux de Physique des Particules (France); Karl Kosack, Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique (France); Angelo L. Antonelli, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma (Italy); Catherine Boisson, Observatoire de Paris (France); J. Burkowsky, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Ctr. (Poland); Sara Buson, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy); Alessandro Carosi, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma (Italy); Vito Conforti, INAF - IASF Bologna (Italy); J. L. Contreras, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain); Giovanni De Cesare, INAF - IASF Bologna (Italy); Raquel de los Reyes, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (Germany); J. Dumm, Univ. of Iowa (United States); P. A. Evans, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom); L. Fortson, Univ. of Iowa (United States); Matthias Fuessling, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Germany); Ricardo Graciani, Iniv. de Barcelona (Italy); Fulvio Gianotti, P. Grandi, INAF - IASF Bologna (Italy); Jim Hinton, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom); Thomas B. Humensky, Columbia Univ. (United States); Jürgen Knödlseder, Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie (France); Giuseppe Malaguti, Martino Marisaldi, INAF - IASF Bologna (Italy); Nadine Neyroud, CNRS/IN2P3, Univ. de Savoie (France); Luciano Nicastro, INAF - IASF Bologna (Italy); S. Ohm, Julian P. Osborne, S. Rosen, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom); Alessandro Tacchini, Eleonora Tossesi, INAF - IASF Bologna (Italy); Vincenzo Testa, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma (Italy); Massimo Trifoglio, INAF - IASF Bologna (Italy); Amanda Weinstein, Iowa State Univ. (United States)
Show Abstract
SST-GATE telescope: an innovative dual-mirror prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-108
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Delphine Dumas, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France); Jean-Michel Huet, LESIA - Observatoire de Paris (France); Jean-laurent Dournaux, Philippe Laporte, Jean-Philippe Amans, Gilles Fasola, Andréas Zech, Cameron Rulten, Hélène Sol, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France); Simon Blake, Jurgen Schmoll, Durham Univ. (United Kingdom)
Show Abstract
ALMA band 10 (787-950 GHz) first astronomical fringes
Paper 9145-168
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Shin'ichiro Asayama, Lewis B. G. Knee, Paolo G. Calisse, Juan P. Colque, Cristian M. Lopez, Theodoros Nakos, Neil M. Phillips, Kurt H. Plarre, Matias C. Radiszcz, Giorgio Siringo, Nicholas D. Whyborn, Hiroshi Yatagai, ALMA (Chile)
Show Abstract
A holography receiver for the Atacama Large millimeter/submillimeter array antenna and the measured surface deformation
Paper 9145-169
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Hitoshi Kiuchi, Masumi Yamada, Masahiro Sugimoto, Masao Saito, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Show Abstract
SST dual-mirror telescopes for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-109
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Delphine Dumas, Philippe Laporte, Hélène Sol, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France); Giovanni Pareschi, Rodolfo Canestrari, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Luca Stringhetti, INAF - IASF Milano (Italy); Osvaldo Catalano, INAF - Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica di Palermo (Italy); Richard White, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom); Tim Greenshaw, Univ. of Liverpool (United Kingdom); Jim Hinton, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom); Simon Blake, Durham Univ. (United Kingdom)
Show Abstract
ALMA fast switching phase calibration on long baselines
Paper 9145-170
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Yoshiharu Asaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan); Satoki Matsushita, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Ryohei Kawabe, Joint ALMA Observatory (Chile), National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan); Ed Fomalont, Joint ALMA Observatory (Chile), National Radio Astronomy Observatory (United States); Denis Barkats, Stuartt A. Corder, Joint ALMA Observatory (Chile)
Show Abstract
Performance of the small size telescope sub-array of the Cherenkov Telescope Array observatory
Paper 9145-110
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Rafal Moderski, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Ctr. (Poland); W. Bilnik, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); L. Bogacz, Jagiellonian Univ. in Krakow (Poland); T. Bulik, Univ. of Warsaw (Poland); A. Christov, DPNC, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); D. della Volpe, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); M. Dyrda, Instytut Fizyki Jądrowej Polskiej Akademii Nauk (Poland); A. Frankowski, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Ctr. (Poland); M. Grudzińska, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland); J. Grygorczuk, Space Research Ctr. (Poland); M. Heller, DPNC, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); B. Idźkowski, Jagiellonian Univ. in Krakow (Poland); M. Janiak, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Ctr. (Poland); M. Jamrozy, Jagiellonian Univ. in Krakow (Poland); M. Karczewski, Centrum Badań Kosmicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk ul (Poland); J. Kasperek, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); E. Lyard, ISDC, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); A. Marszałek, Jagiellonian Univ. in Krakow (Poland); J. Michałowski, Institute of Nuclear Physics (Poland); T. Montaruli, DPNC, Univ. de Genève (Italy); A. Neronov, ISDC, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); J. Nicolau-Kukliński, J. Niemiec, Centrum Badań Kosmicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk ul (Poland); M. Ostrowski, Jagiellonian Univ. (Poland); P. Paśko, Centrum Badań Kosmicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk ul (Poland); Ł. Płatos, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland); E. Prandini, ISDC, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); R. Pruchniewicz, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); J. Rafalski, Instytut Fizyki Jądrowej Polskiej Akademii Nauk (Portugal); P. J. Rajda, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); M. Rataj, Centrum Badań Kosmicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk ul (Poland); M. Rupiński, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); K. Rutkowski, K. Seweryn, Centrum Badań Kosmicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk ul (Poland); M. Sidz, Centrum Badań Kosmicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk ul (Portugal); L. Stawarz, Jagiellonian Univ. (Poland); M. Stodulska, Jagiellonian Univ. (Poland); M. Stodulski, Instytut Fizyki Jądrowej Polskiej Akademii Nauk (Poland); M. Tokarz, Centrum Badań Kosmicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk ul (Poland); S. Toscano, ISDC, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); I. Troyano Pujadas, DPNC, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); R. Walter, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); P. Wawer, R. Wawrzaszek, L. Wiśniewski, Centrum Badań Kosmicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk ul (Poland); K. Ziętara, Jagiellonian Univ. (Poland); P. Ziółkowski, P. Zychowski, Instytut Fizyki Jądrowej Polskiej Akademii Nauk (Poland)
Show Abstract
Status of the photomultiplier-based FlashCam camera for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-112
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Gerd Puehlhofer, Eberhard Karls Univ. Tübingen (Germany), for the CTA consortium: (Germany); Christian Bauer, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (Germany); Felix Eisenkolb, Eberhard Karls Univ. Tübingen (Germany); Daniel Florin, Univ. of Zürich (Switzerland); Christian Foehr, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (Germany); Arno Gadola, Univ. of Zürich (Switzerland); Frank Garrecht, German Hermann, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (Germany); Ira Jung, Oleg Kalekin, Friedrich-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany); Christoph Kalkuhl, Eberhard Karls Univ. Tübingen (Germany); Jerzy Kasperek, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); Thomas Kihm, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (Germany); Jerzy Koziol, Jagiellonian Univ. in Krakow (Poland); Robert Lahmann, Friedrich-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany); Aaron Manalaysay, Univ. of Zürich (Switzerland); Adam Marszalek, Jagiellonian Univ. in Krakow (Poland); Pawel J. Rajda, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); Olaf Reimer, Univ. of Innsbruck (Austria); Wojciech Romaszkan, Marcin Rupiński, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); Thomas Schanz, Eberhard Karls Univ. Tübingen (Germany); Thomas Schwab, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (Germany); Stefan Steiner, Ueli Straumann, Univ. of Zürich (Switzerland); Christoph Tenzer, Eberhard Karls Univ. Tübingen (Germany); Achim Vollhardt, Univ. of Zürich (Switzerland); Quirin Weitzel, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (Germany); Krzysztof Winiarski, AGH Univ. of Science and Technology (Poland); Krzysztof Zietara, Jagiellonian Univ. in Krakow (Poland)
Show Abstract
GMT enclosure structure and mechanism design
Paper 9145-171
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Jose Teran, M3 Engineering & Technology Corp. (United States); Michael Sheehan, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States); Daniel H. Neff, Nilesh Korde, Eric Manuel, Allan Ortega, M3 Engineering & Technology Corp. (United States)
Show Abstract
Development of extensive air showers at two different levels of measurement
Paper 9145-113
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s):
Show Abstract
Building information modeling (BIM) approach to the GMT Project
Paper 9145-172
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Jose Teran, M3 Engineering & Technology Corp. (United States); Michael Sheehan, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States); Daniel H. Neff, David Adriaanse, Eric Grigel, M3 Engineering & Technology Corp. (United States); Arash Farahani, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States)
Show Abstract
Design of mirror coating facility for The University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory 6.5m telescope
Paper 9145-173
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Hidenori Takahashi, Tsutomu Aoki, Mamoru Doi, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); Toshihiro Handa, Kagoshima Univ. (Japan); Takafumi Kamizuka, Natsuko M. Kato, Kimiaki Kawara, Kotaro Kohno, Masahiro Konishi, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); Shintaro Koshida, Pontificia Univ. Católica de Chile (Chile); Takeo Minezaki, Takashi Miyata, Tomoki Morokuma, Kentaro Motohara, Shigeyuki Sako, Takao Soyano, Yoichi Tamura, Toshihiko Tanabe, Masuo Tanaka, Ken'ichi Tarusawa, Yuzuru Yoshii, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Show Abstract
Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope for The Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-114
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Kevin J. Meagher, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
Show Abstract
Baseline design and requirements for the LSST rotating enclosure (dome)
Paper 9145-174
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Douglas Neill, Joseph DeVries, Edward A. Hileman, Jacques Sebag, William Gressler, Oliver Wiecha, John Andrew, Bill Schoening, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Thermal design and performance of the balloon-borne large aperture submillimeter telescope for polarimetry BLASTPol
Paper 9145-116
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Juan D. Soler, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (France), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Peter A. R. Ade, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Francesco E. Angilè, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Steven J. Benton, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Mark J. Devlin, Brad J. Dober, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Laura M. Fissel, Univ. of Toronto (Canada), Northwestern Univ. (United States); Yasuo Fukui, Nagoya Univ. (Japan); Nicholas Galitzki, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Natalie N. Gandilo, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Jeffrey M. Klein, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Andrei L. Korotkov, Brown Univ. (United States); Tristan G. Matthews, Northwestern Univ. (United States); Lorenzo Moncelsi, Anthony K. Mroczkowski, California Institute of Technology (United States); Calvin B. Netterfield, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Giles Novak, Northwestern Univ. (United States); David Nutter, Enzo Pascale, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Frédérick Poidevin, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Giorgio Savini, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Douglas Scott, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Jamil A. Shariff, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Nicholas E. Thomas, Univ. of Miami (United States); Matthew D. P. Truch, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Carole E. Tucker, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom); Gregory S. Tucker, Brown Univ. (United States); Derek Ward-Thompson, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom), Jeremiah Horrocks Institute of Maths, Physics and Astronomy (United Kingdom)
Show Abstract
Development of a 30-cm submillimeter-wave telescope for the operation at Dome Fuji in Antarctica
Paper 9145-117
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Shun Ishii, Masumichi Seta, Taketo Nagasaki, Naomasa Nakai, Makoto Nagai, Univ. of Tsukuba (Japan); Yusuke Miyamoto, Ibaraki Univ. (Japan); Hiroaki Imada, Koichiro Doihata, Kota Saito, Univ. of Tsukuba (Japan); Yutaro Sekimoto, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Show Abstract
Design of enclosure and support facilities for the University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory 6.5-m Telescope
Paper 9145-175
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Shigeyuki Sako, Yuzuru Yoshii, Mamoru Doi, Kotaro Kohno, Takashi Miyata, Kentaro Motohara, Kimiaki Kawara, Masuo Tanaka, Takeo Minezaki, Tomoki Morokuma, Yoichi Tamura, Toshihiko Tanabe, Hidenori Takahashi, Masahiro Konishi, Takafumi Kamizuka, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); Shintaro Koshida, Pontificia Univ. Católica de Chile (Chile); Natsuko M. Kato, Tsutomu Aoki, Takao Soyano, Ken'ichi Tarusawa, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); Toshihiro Handa, Kagoshima Univ. (Japan); Leonardo Bronfman, Maria Teresa Ruiz, Mario Hamuy, Rene Mendez, University of Chile (Chile)
Show Abstract
Latest results of the Antarctica search for transit exo-planets program
(Canceled)
Paper 9145-118
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s):
Show Abstract
SKA mid-frequency aperture array thermal analysis for South Africa
Paper 9145-176
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Hiddo Hanenburg, ASTRON (Netherlands); Jan Kragt, NOVA/ASTRON (Netherlands); Raymond van den Brink, Marco Drost, ASTRON (Netherlands)
Show Abstract
The mechanical design and study of the second Antarctic Survey Telescope
Paper 9145-209
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s):
Show Abstract
Wide field corrector for the KMTNet telescope
Paper 9145-119
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Yongseok Lee, Sang-Mok Cha, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (Korea, Republic of), Kyung Hee Univ. (Korea, Republic of); Wade M. Poteet, CP Systems, Inc. (United States); Philip Lam, Lam Optics, Inc. (United States); Chung-Uk Lee, Seung-Lee Kim, Byeong-Gon Park, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (Korea, Republic of); Richard A. Buchroeder, CP Systems, Inc. (United States); Ho Jin, Kyung Hee Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Show Abstract
The SRT inclinometer for monitoring the rail and the thermal gradient effects on the alidade structure
Paper 9145-178
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Tonino Pisanu, Franco Buffa, Sergio Poppi, Pasqualino Marongiu, Giampaolo Serra, Gian Paolo Vargiu, Raimondo Concu, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari (Italy)
Show Abstract
Sardinia aperture array demonstrator
Paper 9145-179
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Matteo Murgia, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari (Italy); Germano Bianchi, INAF - Istituto di Radiastronomia (Italy); Pietro Bolli, Gianni Comoretto, INAF- Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Daniele Dallacasa, Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Universita' di Bologna (Italy); Muhammad Zunnoorain Farooqui, CNR- Istituto di Elettronica e Ingegneria dell’Informazione Torino (Italy); Francesco Gaudiomonte, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari (Italy); Loretta Gregorini, Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Universita' di Bologna (Italy); Federica Govoni, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari (Italy); Karl-Heinz Mack, Marcella Massardi, Andrea Mattana, INAF - Istituto di Radiastronomia (Italy); Andrea Melis, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari (Italy); Jader Monari, INAF - Istituto di Radiastronomia (Italy); Leonardo Mureddu, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari (Italy); Giovanni Naldi, INAF - Istituto di Radiastronomia (Italy); Fabio Paonessa, CNR- Istituto di Elettronica e Ingegneria dell’Informazione Torino (Italy); Federico Perini, INAF - Istituto di Radiastronomia (Italy); Antonio Poddighe, Ignazio Porceddu, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari (Italy); Isabella Prandoni, Giuseppe Pupillo, Marco Schiaffino, Francesco Schilliro', INAF - Istituto di Radiastronomia (Italy); Giampaolo Serra, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari (Italy); Alberto Tibaldi, CNR- Istituto di Elettronica e Ingegneria dell’Informazione Torino (Italy); Tiziana Venturi, INAF - Istituto di Radiastronomia (Italy); Giuseppe Virone, CNR- Istituto di Elettronica e Ingegneria dell’Informazione Torino (Italy); Alessandra Zanichelli, INAF - Istituto di Radiastronomia (Italy)
Show Abstract
Stress polishing demonstrator for ELT M1 segments and industrialization
Paper 9145-120
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Emmanuel Hugot, Anais Bernard, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France); Marie Laslandes, California Institute of Technologies (United States); Johan Floriot, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France); Thibaut Dufour, Denis Fappani, Jean-Marc Combes, Thales SESO (France); Marc Ferrari, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France)
Show Abstract
QUIJOTE-CMB experiment: a technical overview
Paper 9145-180
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Ángeles R. Pérez de Taoro, Marta Aguiar-González, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Ricardo Génova-Santos, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain), Univ. de La Laguna (Spain); Francisca Gómez-Reñasco, Roger J. Hoyland, Carlos López-Caraballo, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Alba E. Peláez-Santos, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain), Univ. de La Laguna (Spain); Frédérikc Poidevin, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Denis Tramonte, Rafael Rebolo-López, Jose Alberto Rubiño, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain), Univ. de La Laguna (Spain); Vicente Sánchez-de-la-Rosa, Afrodisio Vega-Moreno, Teodora A. Viera-Curbelo, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Riccardo Vignaga, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain), Univ. de La Laguna (Spain); Enrique Martínez-Gonzalez, Beatriz Aja, Eduardo Artal, Jaime Cagigas, Juan L. Cano de Diego, Eva M. Cuerno, Luisa de la Fuente, Ana Pérez Quintanilla, José V. Terán, Enrique Villa, Univ. de Cantabria (Spain); Lucio Piccirillo, The Univ. of Manchester (United Kingdom); A. Lasenby, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Show Abstract
The INdoor turbulENce SEnsor (INTENSE) instrument
Paper 9145-121
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Julien Chabé, Flavien Blary, Aziz Ziad, Julien Borgnino, Lab. J.L. Lagrange (France); Yan Fanteï-Caujolle, Univ. de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, CNRS, OCA (France); Arnaud Liotard, Frederic Falzon, Thales Alenia Space (France)
Show Abstract
A PSD (position sensing device) to map the shift and tilt of the SRT secondary mirror
Paper 9145-181
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Tonino Pisanu, Franco Buffa, Raimondo Concu, Pasqualino Marongiu, Mauro Pili, Sergio Poppi, Giampaolo Serra, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari (Italy); Enrico Urru, INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari (Italy); Gian Paolo Vargiu, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari (Italy)
Show Abstract
Approaches to the interferometric test of large flat mirrors: the case of the adaptive M4 for E-ELT
Paper 9145-123
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Giorgio Pariani, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Runa Briguglio, Marco Xompero, Armando Riccardi, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Marco Riva, Andrea Bianco, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Filippo Maria M. Zerbi, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (Italy); Daniela Tresoldi, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Emilio Molinari, Telescopio Nazionale Galileo (Spain); Matteo Tintori, Paolo Lazzarini, Daniele Gallieni, A.D.S. International S.r.l. (Italy); Roberto Biasi, Microgate (Italy); Elise Vernet, Marc Cayrel, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Show Abstract
Design and development status of the University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory 6.5m telescope
Paper 9145-124
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Tomoki Morokuma, Tsutomu Aoki, Mamoru Doi, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); Toshihiro Handa, Kagoshima Univ. (Japan); Takafumi Kamizuka, Natsuko M. Kato, Kimiaki Kawara, Kotaro Kohno, Masahiro Konishi, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); Shintaro Koshida, Pontificia Univ. Católica de Chile (Chile); Takeo Minezaki, Takashi Miyata, Kentaro Motohara, Shigeyuki Sako, Takao Soyano, Hidenori Takahashi, Yoichi Tamura, Toshihiko Tanabe, Masuo Tanaka, Ken'ichi Tarusawa, Yuzuru Yoshii, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Show Abstract
Calibrating CHIME: a new radio interferometer to probe dark energy
Paper 9145-182
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Laura Newburgh, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Graeme Addison, Mandana Amiri, University of British Columbia (Canada); Kevin Bandura, McGill (Canada); J. Richard Bond, CITA (Canada); Liam Connor, University of Toronto (Canada); Jean-Francois Cliche, McGill University (Canada); Greg Davis, Meiling Deng, University of British Columbia (Canada); Nolan Denman, University of Toronto (Canada); Matt Dobbs, McGill University (Canada); Mateus Fandino, Heather Fong, Kenneth Gibbs, University of British Columbia (Canada); Adam Gilbert, McGill University (Canada); Elizabeth Griffin, Mark Halpern, University of British Columbia (Canada); David Hanna, McGill University (Canada); Adam D. Hincks, Gary Hinshaw, Carolin Hofer, University of British Columbia (Canada); Peter Klages, University of Toronto (Canada); Tom Landecker, Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (Canada); Kiyoshi Masui, University of British Columbia (Canada); Juan Mena Parra, McGill University (Canada); Pen Ue-Li, CITA (Canada); Peterson Jeff, Carnegie Mellon University (United States); Andre Recnik, University of Toronto (Canada); J. Richard Shaw, CITA (Canada); Kris Sigurdson, Micheal Sitwell, University of British Columbia (Canada); Graeme Smecher, McGill University (Canada); Rick Smegal, University of British Columbia (Canada); Keith Vanderlinde, University of Toronto (Canada); Don Wiebe, University of British Columbia (Canada)
Show Abstract
Progress on the New York State Observatory: a new 12-meter astronomical telescope
Paper 9145-125
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Thomas A. Sebring, Xoptx LLC (United States); Christopher P. O'Dea, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States); Stefi Alison Baum, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States); Jose Teran, M3 Engineering and Technology (United States); Nathan Loewen, Dynamic Structures Ltd. (Canada); Christian Stutzki, Stutzki Engineering (United States); Rob Egerman, Exelis Inc. (United States); Giovanni Bonomi, Ingersoll Machine Tool Inc. (United States)
Show Abstract
Latest progress of LAMOST primary co-phasing experiment in NIAOT, China
Paper 9145-184
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Yong Zhang, Xiangqun Cui, Hongmei Li, Jijun Ni, Aihua Li, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China); Zhengqiu Yao, Xuefei Gong, NIAOT (China); Genrong Liu, Yuefei Wang, Yeping Li, Yizhong Zeng, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China); Guohua Zhou, NIAOT (China)
Show Abstract
Astroclimate at Jbel Aklim site in Moroccan anti-atlas: 2008-2010 seeing and isoplanatic angle statistics from the E-ELT site testing data
Paper 9145-126
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Mohammed Sabil, Zouhair Benkhaldoun, Mohamed Lazrek, Univ. Cadi Ayyad (Morocco); Abdelfattah Habib, Univ. Cadi Ayyad (Morocco), CRMEF-Marrakech (Morocco); Youssef Hach, Abdelmajid M. Benhida, Abdelhadi Jabiri, My Youssef Elazhari, Univ. Cadi Ayyad (Morocco)
Show Abstract
SALT segmented primary mirror: inductive edge sensors
Paper 9145-186
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Hitesh Gajjar, John Menzies, David A. H. Buckley, South African Astronomical Observatory (South Africa); Christian Neel, Philippe Parbaud, Stephane Royet, Fogale Nanotech (France)
Show Abstract
Research progress of co-phasing inductance edge sensor for Chinese extremely large telescope
Paper 9145-187
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Yong Zhang, Qimeng Wang, Yeping Li, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China); Guohua Zhou, NIAOT (China); Jijun Ni, Aihua Li, Hongmei Li, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China); Yizhong Zeng, National Astronomical Observatories/Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
Show Abstract
E-ELT seeing and isoplanatic angle: comparison of Aklim site and El Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory
Paper 9145-127
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Mohammed Sabil, Zouhair Benkhaldoun, Mohamed Lazrek, Univ. Cadi Ayyad (Morocco); Abdelfattah Habib, Univ. Cadi Ayyad (Morocco), CRMEF-Marrakech (Morocco); Abdelmajid M. Benhida, Youssef Hach, My Youssef Elazhari, Univ. Cadi Ayyad (Morocco); Thami El Halkouj, Univ. Cadi Ayyad (Morocco), CRMEF-Marrakech (Morocco)
Show Abstract
A new generalized differential image motion monitor
Paper 9145-128
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Eric Aristidi, Yan Fanteï-Caujolle, Aziz Ziad, Cecile Dimur, Julien Chabé, Baptiste Roland, Lab. J.L. Lagrange (France)
Show Abstract
Monitoring atmospheric turbulence profiles with high vertical resolution using PML/PBL instrument
Paper 9145-129
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Flavien Blary, Aziz Ziad, Julien Borgnino, Yan Fanteï-Caujolle, Eric Aristidi, Lab. J.L. Lagrange (France); Henri Lantéri, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur (France)
Show Abstract
On solar radius measurements with PICARD
Paper 9145-189
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Mustapha Meftah, Abdanour Irbah, LATMOS (France)
Show Abstract
Phase characteristics of the ALMA 3-km baseline data
Paper 9145-130
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Satoki Matsushita, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Yoshiharu Asaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan); Ryohei Kawabe, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan), Joint ALMA Observatory (Chile); Ed Fomalont, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (United States), Joint ALMA Observatory (Chile); Denis Barkats, Stuartt A. Corder, Joint ALMA Observatory (Chile)
Show Abstract
Active control of the Chinese Giant Solar Telescope
Paper 9145-191
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Yichun Dai, Yunnan Observatories (China); Dehua Yang, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China), National Astronomical Observatories (China); Zhenyu Jin, Zhong Liu, Yunnan Observatories CAS (China); Wei Qin, Yunnan Association for Science and Technology (China)
Show Abstract
Optical turbulence profiling with SloDAR in the Canadian High Arctic
Paper 9145-131
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Jérôme Maire, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics (Canada); Etsuko Mieda, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics (Canada), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Eric Steinbring, Richard Murowinski, NRC - Herzburg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada); James R. Graham, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States), Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics (Canada); Raymond Carlberg, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Shelley A. Wright, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics (Canada), Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Nicholas M. Law, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics (Canada), Univ. of Toronto (Canada), The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States); Suresh Sivanandam, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics (Canada)
Show Abstract
SLODAR instrument for characterizing an Arctic site: overview of the experimental method, design, and performance
Paper 9145-132
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Etsuko Mieda, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Jérôme Maire, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics (Canada); James R. Graham, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States); Shelley A. Wright, Dae-Sik Moon, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
Show Abstract
An innovative telescope control system architecture for SST-GATE telescopes at the CTA Observatory
Paper 9145-192
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Gilles Fasola, Shan B. Mignot, Philippe Laporte, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France), Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Univ. Paris-Diderot (France); Abdel Abchiche, Gilles Buchholtz, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France); Isabelle Jégouzo, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France), Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Univ. Paris-Diderot (France)
Show Abstract
Calibration systems for LSST
Paper 9145-133
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Jacques Sebag, William J. Gressler, Ming Liang, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); Tim Axelrod, LSST Corporation (United States); Charles F. Claver, LSST Corp. (United States); John Andrew, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
TCS software for the SONG telescope
Paper 9145-193
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Hai Wang, Changzhi Ren, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
Show Abstract
Reliability-centered maintenance for ground-based large optical telescopes and radio antenna arrays
Paper 9145-135
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Gianpietro Marchiori, Federico Formentin, Francesco Rampini, European Industrial Engineering s.r.l. (Italy)
Show Abstract
A new telescope control system for the Telescopio Nazionale Galileo: I – derotators
Paper 9145-194
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Adriano Ghedina, Manuel D. Gonzalez, Hector Perez Ventura, Candido Carmona, Luis Riverol, Telescopio Nazionale Galileo (Spain)
Show Abstract
Wavefront coding applied to a two-mirror telescope
Paper 9145-136
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Jose A. Araiza-Duran, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico), Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico); Esteban Luna, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico); Alejandro Cornejo, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Joel Herrera, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico)
Show Abstract
System identification and interval analysis of the Green Bank Telescope structure and servo system
Paper 9145-195
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Trupti M. Ranka, Mario Garcia-Sanz, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Timothy L. Weadon, John M. Ford, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Design of 1.2-m astronomical telescope for space-to-ground quantum communication
Paper 9145-137
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s):
Show Abstract
An iterative model-based cogging compensator for the Green Bank Telescope servo system
Paper 9145-196
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Timothy J. Franke, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States); Timothy L. Weadon, John M. Ford, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (United States); Mario Garcia-Sanz, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States)
Show Abstract
Method for overcoming clock drifts between VxWorks command server and PMAC servo controller in a telescope control system (TCS)
Paper 9145-197
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Brandon Metz, Kevin Ho, Jim Thomas, Bill Cruise, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (United States)
Show Abstract
Three wide-field telescopes with spherical primary mirrors
Paper 9145-138
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Daniel R. Blanco, MMT Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Simultaneous ultra-high contrast imaging and determination of time-dependent, non-common path aberrations in the presence of detector noise
Paper 9145-139
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Richard A. Frazin, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
Show Abstract
Keck telescope mount control redesign to improve short move performance
Paper 9145-198
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Peter M. Thompson, Systems Technology, Inc. (United States); Tomas Krasuski, Kevin Tsubota, Jimmy Johnson, W. M. Keck Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Seismic analysis of the 4-meter telescope SST-GATE for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-200
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Jean-Laurent Dournaux, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France); Jean-Michel Huet, GEPI - Observatoire de Paris (France); Jean-Philippe Amans, GEPI - Observatoire de Paris, CNRS, Univ. Paris VII (France); Delphine Dumas, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France); Simon Blake, Durham Univ. (United Kingdom); Hélène Sol, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France)
Show Abstract
Integration and commissioning of the China SONG Telescope Tracking System
Paper 9145-140
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Changzhi Ren, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China); Wan Hai, National Astronomical Observatories, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China); Li Heng, National Astronomical Observatories, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China), Graduate Univ. of CAS (China); Jin Xu, Guomin Wang, Xiang Jiang, National Astronomical Observatories, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
Show Abstract
Fly's Eye camera system: optical imaging using a hexapod platform
Paper 9145-141
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Attila Jaskó, MTA Research Ctr. for Astronomy and Earth Sciences (Hungary); András Pal, MTA Research Ctr. for Astronomy and Earth Sciences (Hungary), Loránd Eötvös Univ. (Hungary); Krisztián Vida, MTA Research Ctr. for Astronomy and Earth Sciences (Hungary); László Mészáros, Gergely Csépány, MTA Research Ctr. for Astronomy and Earth Sciences (Hungary), Loránd Eötvös Univ. (Hungary); György Mező, MTA Research Ctr. for Astronomy and Earth Sciences (Hungary)
Show Abstract
Two-motor direct drive control for elevation axis of telescope
Paper 9145-201
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Tao Tang, Yi Tan, Institute of Optics and Electronics (China); Ge Ren, Institute of Optics and Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
Show Abstract
Observational performance of the KMTNet
Paper 9145-142
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Chung-Uk Lee, Seung-Lee Kim, Sang-Mok Cha, Yongseok Lee, Dong-Jin Kim, Byeong-Gon Park, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (Korea, Republic of)
Show Abstract
Simple modeling of hydrostatic bearings
Paper 9145-202
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Charlie Hull, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States)
Show Abstract
Development of a wide field telescope
Paper 9145-143
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Il K. Moon, Ho-Soon Yang, Hyug-Gyo Rhee, Yun Woo Lee, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (Korea, Republic of); Jong Ung Lee, Cheongju Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Show Abstract
Design and analysis of composite dish and support structure for the DVA-1 radio telescope
Paper 9145-203
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Joeleff Fitzsimmons, Gordon Lacy, NRC - Herzburg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada)
Show Abstract
The PANOPTES project: discovering exoplanets with low-cost digital cameras
Paper 9145-145
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Olivier Guyon, Josh Walawender, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States); Nemanja Jovanovic, Subaru Telescope Natl Astronomical Obs of Japan (United States); Mike Butterfield, Univ. of Arizona (United States); Wilfred T. Gee, Subaru Telescope Natl Astronomical Obs of Japan (United States); Rawad Mery, Institut d'Optique Graduate School (France)
Show Abstract
Design of the HETDEX VIRUS support structure for the Hobby-Eberly telescope
(Canceled)
Paper 9145-204
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s):
Show Abstract
Design of the planets telescope structure
Paper 9145-205
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Steven F. Griffin, Matthew Edwards, Consultant (United States); Jeffrey R. Kuhn, Univ. of Hawai'i (United States)
Show Abstract
Dome shutter failure causes longest shutdown (67-nights) ever recorded by CFHT Observatory
Paper 9145-146
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Ivan A. Look, Derrick Salmon, Steven E. Bauman, Kevin Ho, Casey Elizares, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (United States)
Show Abstract
Design development of a deployable tertiary mirror for Keck
Paper 9145-147
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Jason X. Prochaska, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (United States); Gerald Cabak, Lick Observatory (United States); Christopher T. Ratliff, Univ. of California Observatories (United States); Sean M. Adkins, W. M. Keck Observatory (United States); Michael Bolte, Lick Observatory (United States); David Cowley, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (United States); Harland Epps, Lick Observatory (United States); Jerry Nelson, Alex Tripsas, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (United States); Andrew Phillips, Univ. of California Observatories (United States); William Deich, Michael Peck, Univ of California Observatories (United States)
Show Abstract
The Giant Magellan telescope (GMT): Gregorian instrument rotator bearing
Paper 9145-206
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Steven Gunnels, Paragon Engineering (United States)
Show Abstract
High precision bearing systems: different solutions for increasingly accurate telescopes and radiotelescopes
Paper 9145-207
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s):
Show Abstract
Planning the installation of the dark energy spectroscopic instrument on the Mayall Telescope
Paper 9145-148
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): David Sprayberry, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); William Goble, MMT Observatory (United States); Lori Allen, Jay Elias, Ronald G. Probst, Richard Joyce, Arjun Dey, Robert Marshall, Matthew Evatt, Robert Blum, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); Timothy Abbott, Alistair R. Walker, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (Chile); Freddy Munoz, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (Chile); Robert Besuner, Michael J. Sholl, Patrick N. Jelinsky, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States); Joseph Silber, University of California Space Science Laboratory (United States); Robin Lafever, Christopher Bebek, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Brenna L. Flaugher, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (United States)
Show Abstract
A laser guide star system for LAMOST
Paper 9145-149
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Hua Bai, Xiangyan Yuan, Ming Liang, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
Show Abstract
Structural analysis and modifications to the V. M. Blanco telescope for dark energy camera (DECam) installation
Paper 9145-208
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Patricio Schurter, Andres Montane, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (Chile); Roberto Tighe, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (Chile); Timothy Abbott, Freddy Muñoz Arancibia, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (Chile); Douglas Neill, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Upgradation progress of 13.7m millimeter radio telescope reflector surface maintenance test
Paper 9145-150
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Yong Zhang, Dehua Yang, Guohua Zhou, You Wang, Aihua Li, Yeping Li, Anfang Liu, Yizhong Zeng, Guoping Li, Qimeng Wang, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
Show Abstract
An active surface experiment for the Delingha 13.7-m millimeter radio telescope
Paper 9145-151
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s):
Show Abstract
Save our secondary: recovering a broken 1.3-m mirror
Paper 9145-152
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Timothy Abbott, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (Chile); Ronald G. Probst, Gary Poczulp, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); Roberto Tighe, Patricio Schurter, Andres Montane, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (Chile); Joseph DeVries, Ron Harris, Jay Elias, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); Manuel Martinez, Oscar Saa, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (Chile)
Show Abstract
The Mercator telescope: relevance, status, and future
Paper 9145-153
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Gert Raskin, Wim Pessemier, Katholieke Univ. Leuven (Belgium); Florian Merges, Jesus Pérez Padilla, Saskia Prins, Mercator Telescope (Spain); Hans Van Winckel, Katholieke Univ. Leuven (Belgium)
Show Abstract
Concept and implementation of a virtual image slicer at the VLT
Paper 9145-154
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Stéphane Guisard, European Southern Observatory (Chile); Michael Sterzik, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Ivan Munoz, European Southern Observatory (Chile)
Show Abstract
The guide focus and alignment (GFA) system for the dark energy spectroscopic instrument (DESI)
Paper 9145-155
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Kevin A. Reil, SLAC National Accelerator Lab. (United States); Joseph H. Silber, Michael Lampton, Michael J. Sholl, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Aaron J. Roodman, SLAC National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
Show Abstract
Laboratory performance testing, installation, and commissioning of the wide field upgrade tracker for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Paper 9145-156
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): John M. Good, John A. Booth, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Mark E. Cornell, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States); Gary J. Hill, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Hanshin Lee, McDonald Observatory, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Richard Savage, Ronnie Leck, Hermanus Kriel, Martin Landriau, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
Show Abstract
Turkey's next big science project: DAG the 4 meter telescope
Paper 9145-210
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Onur Keskin, FMV Işık Üniv. (Turkey); Cahit Yesilyaprak, Atatürk Üniv. (Turkey); Sinan K. Yerli, Orta Doğu Teknik Üniv. (Turkey); Lorenzo Zago, HEIG-VD (Switzerland); Laurent Jolissaint, Haute Ecole d'Ingénierie et de Gestion du Canton de Vaud (Switzerland)
Show Abstract
Design of a new type telescope which can measure three dimension positions of space debris
Paper 9145-211
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s):
Show Abstract
Challenges in operating an Arctic telescope
Paper 9145-212
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Author(s): Liviu Ivanescu, Univ.de Sherbrooke (Canada); Konstantin Baibakov, Norman T. O'Neill, Univ. de Sherbrooke (Canada); Jean-Pierre Blanchet, Univ. du Québec à Montréal (Canada); Yann Blanchard, Univ.de Sherbrooke (Canada); Auromeet Saha, Univ. de Sherbrooke (Canada); Martin Rietze, Baader Planetarium GmbH (Germany); Karl-Heinz Schulz, Dr. Schulz & Partner GmbH (Germany)
Show Abstract
Tuesday 24 June Show All Abstracts
Session PLTue:
Plenary Session
Tuesday 24 June 2014
8:50 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 517d

8:50 AM - SPIE Fellows Awards presented by H. Philip Stahl, President of SPIE
The following individuals will be recognized for their contributions to SPIE and the scientific community.

Mark Clampin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Gary Matthews, Exelis Inc. (United States)
Larry Stepp, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. (United States)

Plenary presentation will follow beginning at 8:00 AM.
Gaia: scientific in-orbit performance (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-503
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Timo Prusti, European Space Agency (Netherlands)
Show Abstract
ALMA update (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-504
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Pierre Cox, Joint ALMA Observatory (Chile)
Show Abstract
Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 12:
Telescopes and Arrays for Surveys, Time-domain and Transient Observations I
Tuesday 24 June 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
The Pan-STARRS Project in 2014 (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-33
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Jeffrey S. Morgan, Institute for Astronomy (United States); William Burgett, Peter M. Onaka, Univ. of Hawai'i (United States)
Show Abstract
The Evryscope: the first full-sky gigapixel-scale telescope
Paper 9145-144
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Nicholas M. Law, Octavi Fors, Philip Wulfken, Jeffrey Ratzloff, Dustin Kavanaugh, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States)
Show Abstract
Introduction of Chinese SONG telescope
Paper 9145-35
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Guomin Wang, Xiang Jiang, Hai Wang, Songfeng Kou, Dongsheng Liu, Yu Ye, Jin Xu, Zhiyong Zhang, Lingzhe Xu, Changzhi Ren, Zhongyu Yue, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
Show Abstract
Liverpool Telescope 2: a new robotic facility for time domain astronomy in 2020+
Paper 9145-36
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Chris M. Copperwheat, Iain A. Steele, Liverpool John Moores Univ. (United Kingdom); Stuart D. Bates, Robert J. Smith, Liverpool John Moores University (United Kingdom); Michael F. Bode, Liverpool John Moores Univ. (United Kingdom); Ian Baker, Glyndwr Innovations Ltd. (United Kingdom); Tully Peacocke, Lyncaeus Ltd. (United Kingdom); Kayleigh Thomson, Glyndwr Innovations Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Show Abstract
Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 13:
Telescopes and Arrays for Surveys, Time-domain and Transient Observations II
Tuesday 24 June 2014
1:20 PM - 3:10 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Matthew Colless, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
Large Synoptic Survey telescope construction readiness (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-37
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:50 PM
Author(s): Victor L. Krabbendam, LSST Corp. (United States)
Show Abstract
Status of the Transneptunian Automated Occultation Survey (TAOS II)
Paper 9145-38
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Matthew J. Lehner, Academia Sinica (Taiwan), Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States), Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (United States); Shiang-Yu Wang, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Charles Alcock, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Kem H. Cook, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); Gabor Furesz, John C. Geary, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); David Hiriart, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico); Paul T. P. Ho, Academia Sinica (Taiwan); William Lee, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico); Frank Melsheimer, DFM Engineering (United States); Timothy J. Norton, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Mauricio Reyes Ruiz, Michael Richer, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico); Andrew Szentgyorgyi, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Wei-Ling Yen, Zhi-Wei Zhang, Academia Sinica (Taiwan)
Show Abstract
MASCARA: the multi-site all-sky CAameRA: concept and first results
Paper 9145-39
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Anna-Léa Lesage, Julien F. P. Spronck, Leiden Univ. (Netherlands); Remko Stuik, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands); Felix Bettonvil, Leiden Univ. (Netherlands), NOVA Optical Infrared Instrumentation Group (Netherlands); Don Pollaco, The Univ. of Warwick (United Kingdom); Ignas A. G. Snellen, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands)
Show Abstract
Current status and future plans for the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE)
Paper 9145-40
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Doug Simons, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (United States); David Crampton, Patrick Cote, Alan McConnachie, Kei Szeto, NRC - Herzburg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada); Derrick Salmon, Daniel Devost, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (United States); Richard Murowinski, NRC - Herzburg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada)
Show Abstract
Wavefront sensing and the active optics system of the dark energy camera
Paper 9145-41
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Aaron J. Roodman, Kevin A. Reil, Christopher Davis, SLAC National Accelerator Lab. (United States)
Show Abstract
Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 14:
Telescopes and Arrays for Surveys, Time-domain and Transient Observations III
Tuesday 24 June 2014
3:40 PM - 5:10 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Tomonori Usuda, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Spectroscopic survey of LAMOST (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-42
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Yong-Heng Zhao, National Astronomical Observatories (China)
Show Abstract
Baseline design of the LSST telescope mount assembly
Paper 9145-43
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Douglas Neill, Ed Hileman, Jacques Sebag, William J. Gressler, Oliver Wiecha, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); Michael Warner, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (Chile); John Andrew, Bill Schoening, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
The Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer: the science driven design rationale
Paper 9145-44
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Alan McConnachie, NRC - Herzburg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada), MSE Project Office (United States); Richard Murowinski, NRC - Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada), MSE Project Office (United States); Derrick Salmon, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (United States), MSE Project Office (United States); Doug Simons, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (United States); Patrick Cote, NRC - Herzburg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada)
Show Abstract
LSST Telescope and site status
Paper 9145-45
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): William J. Gressler, J. DeVries, E. Hileman, D. R. Neill, J. Sebag, O. Wiecha, J. Andrew, P. Lotz, W. Schoening, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Session 15:
Telescope Performance Measurement
Tuesday 24 June 2014
5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Tomonori Usuda, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Real-time estimation of differential piston at the LBT
Paper 9145-165
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Michael Boehm, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany), Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie (Germany); Jörg-Uwe Pott, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie (Germany); Oliver Sawodny, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany); Thomas M. Herbst, Martin Kürster, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie (Germany)
Show Abstract
Wednesday 25 June Show All Abstracts
Session PLWed:
Wednesday Plenary Session
Wednesday 25 June 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Colin Cunningham, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr. (United Kingdom)
Highlights from the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE): a 2nd generation VLT instrument for the VLT (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9147-506
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Roland M. Bacon, Observatoire de Lyon (France)
Show Abstract
Canadian Space Astronomy: past, present and future (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-505
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): John B. Hutchings, NRC - Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada)
Show Abstract
Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 16:
Extremely Large Telescopes I
Wednesday 25 June 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Overview and status of the Giant Magellan Telescope project (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-47
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Rebecca Bernstein, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States), Carnegie Observatories (United States); Patrick McCarthy, Keith Raybould, Bruce C. Bigelow, Antonin H. Bouchez, José Filgueira, George Jacoby, Matt Johns, David Sawyer, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States); Stephen Shectman, Carnegie Observatories (United States); Michael Sheehan, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States)
Show Abstract
Thirty Meter telescope project update (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-48
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Gary H. Sanders, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. (United States)
Show Abstract
European Extremely Large Telescope: progress report (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-49
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Roberto Tamai, Jason Spyromilio, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Show Abstract
Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 17:
Extremely Large Telescopes II
Wednesday 25 June 2014
1:20 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Tomonori Usuda, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Design of the Giant Magellan Telescope
Paper 9145-50
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Author(s): Matt Johns, Charlie Hull, Gary Muller, Ben Irarrazaval, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States); Antonin Bouchez, GMTO Corp (United States); Tomas Chylek, Carey Smith, Abhijit Wadhavkar, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States); Bruce Bigelow, GMTO Corp (United States); Steven Gunnels, Paragon Engineering (United States); Brian McLeod, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Christine Buleri, Quartus Engineering Inc. (United States)
Show Abstract
Looking beyond 30m-class telescopes: the Colossus project
Paper 9145-51
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Jeffrey R. Kuhn, Univ. of Hawai'i (United States); Svetlana Berdyugina, Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik (Germany); Maud P. Langlois, Ctr. de Recherche Astronomique de Lyon (France); Gilberto Moretto, Institut de Physique Nucléaire de Lyon (France); Eric Thiebaut, Centre de Research Astrophysiqe de Lyon (France); Caisey Harlingten, David Halliday, Innovative Optics Ltd. (Canada)
Show Abstract
Session 18:
Enabling Technologies for Extremely Large Telescopes I
Wednesday 25 June 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Larry Stepp, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. (United States)
GMT primary mirror support
Paper 9145-52
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Charlie Hull, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States)
Show Abstract
The secondary mirror concept for the European Extremely Large Telescope
Paper 9145-53
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Michael Mueller, Marc Cayrel, Henri M. Bonnet, Emanuela Ciattaglia, Michael Esselborn, Franz Koch, Herve Kurlandczyk, Lorenzo Pettazzi, Andrew Rakich, Babak Sedghi, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Show Abstract
High volume production trial of mirror segments for the Thirty Meter Telescope
Paper 9145-54
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Tetsuji Oota, Mahito Negishi, Hirohiko Shinonaga, Akihiko Gomi, Canon Inc. (Japan); Yutaka Tanaka, Canon Inc (Japan); Kotaro Akutsu, Itaru Otsuka, Shun Mochizuki, Canon Inc. (Japan); Masanori Iye, Takuya Yamashita, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Show Abstract
Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 19:
Enabling Technologies for Extremely Large Telescopes II
Wednesday 25 June 2014
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Jeffrey R. Kuhn, Institute for Astronomy, Univ. of Hawaii (United States)
Improved E-ELT subsystem and component specifications, thanks to M1 test facility
Paper 9145-55
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Author(s): Martin Dimmler, Juan Marrero, Samuel S. Leveque, Pablo Barriga, Babak Sedghi, Nick Kornweibel, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Show Abstract
New strategies for an extremely large telescope dedicated to extremely high contrast: the Colossus project
Paper 9145-56
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Gilberto Moretto, Institut de Physique Nucléaire de Lyon (France); Jeffrey R. Kuhn, Univ. of Hawai'i (United States); Éric M. Thiebaut, Maud P. Langlois, Ctr. de Recherche Astronomique de Lyon (France); Svetlana Berdyugina, Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik (Germany); Caisey Harlingten, Innovative Optics Ltd. (Canada); David Halliday, Dynamic Structures Ltd. (Canada), Innovative Optics Ltd. (Canada)
Show Abstract
Development of GMT fast steering secondary mirror assembly
Paper 9145-57
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Myung K. Cho, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); Andrew Corredor, Christoph Dribusch, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Won Hyun Park, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Gary Muller, Matt Johns, Charlie Hull, Jonathan Kern, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States); Young-Soo Kim, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (Korea, Republic of)
Show Abstract
TMT primary mirror shape control system: status and risk reduction
Paper 9145-58
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Peter M. Thompson, Systems Technology, Inc. (United States); Douglas G. MacMartin, California Institute of Technology (United States); Mark Colavita, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Mark Sirota, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. (United States)
Show Abstract
Status of E-ELT M5 scale-one demonstrator
Paper 9145-59
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Pablo Barriga, Babak Sedghi, Martin Dimmler, Nick Kornweibel, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Show Abstract
Session 20:
Telescope Controls
Wednesday 25 June 2014
5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Jeffrey Kuhn, Institute for Astronomy, Univ. of Hawaii (United States)
CCAT mount control using de-convolution for fast scans
Paper 9145-60
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Peter M. Thompson, Systems Technology, Inc. (United States); Stephen Padin, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Show Abstract
Session PSWed:
Posters: Wednesday
Wednesday 25 June 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Room 516

Authors should be prepared to display their poster at morning coffee break. Posters for this conference will be on display on Wednesday. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded.

Poster presentation guidelines are available online.
Thursday 26 June Show All Abstracts
Session PLThu:
Plenary Session
Thursday 26 June 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Masanori Iye, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Hyper suprime-cam for weak gravitational lensing survey (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-507
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Satoshi Miyazaki, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Show Abstract
Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-508
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): George R. Ricker, Joshua Winn, Roland K. Vanderspek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States); David W. Latham, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Gáspár A. Bakos, Princeton Univ. (United States); Jacob Bean, The Univ. of Chicago (United States); Zachory K. Berta-Thompson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States); Timothy M. Brown, Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network (United States); Lars Buchhave, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States), Univ. of Copenhagen (Denmark); Nathaniel R. Butler, Arizona State Univ. (United States); R. Paul Butler, Carnegie Institution of Washington (United States); William J. Chaplin, The Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom), Aarhus Univ. (Denmark); David Charbonneau, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard, Aarhus Univ. (Denmark); Mark Clampin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Drake Deming, Univ. of Maryland (United States); John P. Doty, Noqsi Aerospace, Ltd. (United States); Nathan De Lee, Northern Kentucky Univ. (United States), Vanderbilt Univ. (United States); Courtney Dressing, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (United States); E. W. Dunham, Lowell Observatory (United States); Michael Endl, McDonald Observatory, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); François Fressin, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Jian Ge, Univ. of Florida (United States); Thomas Henning, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie (Germany); Matthew J. Holman, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Andrew W. Howard, Univ. of Hawai'i at Hilo (United States); Shigeru Ida, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan); Jon Jenkins, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States); Garrett Jernigan, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States); John Asher Johnson, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Lisa Kaltenegger, Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie (Germany); Nobuyuki Kawai, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan); Hans Kjeldsen, Aarhus Univ. (Denmark); Greg Laughlin, UCO/Lick Observatory (United States); Alan M. Levine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States); Douglas Lin, UCO/Lick Observatory (United States); Jack J. Lissauer, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States); Phillip MacQueen, McDonald Observatory, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Geoffrey Marcy, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States); P. R. McCullough, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States), Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Timothy D. Morton, Princeton Univ. (United States); Norio Narita, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan); Martin Paegert, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States); Enric Palle, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Francesco Pepe, Observatoire de Genève (Switzerland); Joshua Pepper, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States), Lehigh Univ. (United States); Andreas Quirrenbach, Landessternwarte Heidelberg (Germany); S. A. Rinehart, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Dimitar D. Sasselov, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Bun'ei Sato, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan); Sara Seager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States); Alessandro Sozzetti, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Torino (Italy); Keivan G. Stassun, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States), Fisk Univ. (United States); Peter Sullivan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States); Andrew Szentgyorgyi, Guillermo Torres, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Stéphane Udry, Observatoire de Genève (Switzerland); Joel Villasenor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
Show Abstract
Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 21:
Segmented Mirror Alignment, Phasing and Wavefront Control
Thursday 26 June 2014
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Larry Stepp, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. (United States)
On-sky measurement accuracy of Keck telescope segment surface errors
Paper 9145-61
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Author(s): Mitchell Troy, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Gary Chanan, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States); Jennifer E. Roberts, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Show Abstract
Inductive sensors based on embedded coil technology for nanometric inter-segment position sensing of the E-ELT
Paper 9145-62
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Martin Wasmeier, MICRO-EPSILON Messtechnik GmbH & Co. KG (Germany); Josef Hackl, Micro-Epsilon Messtechnik GmbH & Co. KG (Germany); Samuel S. Leveque, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Show Abstract
High performance control of mirror segment actuators for the European Extremely Large Telescope
Paper 9145-188
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Gert Witvoet, Remco den Breeje, Jan Nijenhuis, René Hazelebach, Niek Doelman, TNO (Netherlands)
Show Abstract
The Giant Magellan Telescope active optics system
Paper 9145-64
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Brian McLeod, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Antonin H. Bouchez, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States); Brady Espeland, Giant Magellan Telescope (United States); José Filgueira, Matt Johns, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States); Timothy J. Norton, Mark Ordway, William A. Podgorski, John Roll, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Carey Smith, Giant Magellan Telescope (United States)
Show Abstract
Fast optical re-phasing of segmented primary mirrors
Paper 9145-65
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Henri M. Bonnet, Michael Esselborn, Nick Kornweibel, Philippe Dierickx, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Show Abstract
Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 22:
Millimeter Wavelength Telescopes and Arrays I
Thursday 26 June 2014
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Atacama large millimeter/submillimeter array: progress, status, and development (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-66
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Stuartt A. Corder, National Radio Astronomy Observatory (Chile); Pierre Cox, Joint ALMA Observatory (Chile)
Show Abstract
The Large Millimeter Telescope Alfonso Serrano: project status and early-science observations
Paper 9145-68
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): David H. Hughes, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); F. Peter Schloerb, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst (United States); Alberto Carramiñana Alonso, Teresa de León Zamora, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Min Yun, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst (United States); Miguel Chávez Dagostino, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); David Smith, MERLAB, P.C. (United States); Kamal Souccar, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst (United States); José Luis Hernández Rebollar, Cesar Arteaga Magaña, David M. Gale, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Grant Wilson, Gopal Narayanan, Neal Erickson, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst (United States); Daniel Ferrusca Rodriguez, Miguel Velázguez de la Rosa, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Edgar Castillo-Domínguez, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico), Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Arak Olmos Tapia, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico)
Show Abstract
Design of the optical system for ALMA band 1
Paper 9145-67
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Nicolás Reyes, Univ. de Chile (Chile), Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie (Germany); Valeria Tapia, Univ. de Chile (Chile); Doug Henke, NRC - Herzburg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada); Miguel Sanchez-Carrasco, Univ. de Chile (Chile), Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (Spain); F. Patricio Mena, Univ. de Chile (Chile); Stéphane M. X. Claude, NRC - Herzburg Institute of Astrophysics (Canada); Leonardo Bronfman, Univ. de Chile (Chile)
Show Abstract
ALMA: the completion of the 25 Europeans antennas: focus on main performances, problems found during erection and lessons learned
Paper 9145-69
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Gianpietro Marchiori, Francesco Rampini, Luigino Giacomel, Stefano Giacomel, Enrico Marcuzzi, Federico Formentin, European Industrial Engineering s.r.l. (Italy)
Show Abstract
Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 23:
Millimeter Wavelength Telescopes and Arrays II
Thursday 26 June 2014
3:30 PM - 4:10 PM
Location: Room 517d
Development of high-accuracy pointing verification for ALMA antenna
Paper 9145-70
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Author(s): Ayumu Matsuzawa, The Graduate Univ. for Advanced Studies (Japan); Masao Saito, The Graduate Univ. for Advanced Studies (Japan), Joint ALMA Observatory (Chile); Satoru Iguchi, The Graduate Univ. for Advanced Studies (Japan), National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan); Kouichiro Nakanishi, The Graduate Univ. for Advanced Studies (Japan), National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan), Joint ALMA Observatory (Chile); Hiro Saito, Nippon Institute of Technology (Japan)
Show Abstract
What are scientifically valuable developments for ALMA enhancement?
Paper 9145-71
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Satoru Iguchi, Daisuke Iono, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Show Abstract
Session 24:
Radio Telescopes and Arrays
Thursday 26 June 2014
4:10 PM - 5:40 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Xiangqun Cui, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
SKA project update: the start of the pre-construction phase (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-72
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Alistair M. McPherson, SKA Organisation (United Kingdom)
Show Abstract
Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) pathfinder
Paper 9145-73
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Kevin Bandura, McGill Univ. (Canada), ACTPol Collaboration, Univ. of Toronto, Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Graeme E. Addison, Mandana Amiri, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia (Canada); J. Richard Bond, CITA (Canada), Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, CIFAR Porgram in Cosmology and Gravity (Canada); Duncan Campbell-Wilson, Sydney Institute for Astronomy, School of Physics, University of Sydney (Australia); Liam Connor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto (Canada); Jean-francois Cliche, McGill University (Canada); Greg Davis, Meiling Deng, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia (Canada); Nolan Denman, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto (Canada); Matt Dobbs, McGill University (Canada); Mateus Fandino, Kenneth Gibbs, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia (Canada); Adam Gilbert, McGill University (Canada); Mark Halpern, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia (Canada); David Hanna, McGill University (Canada); Adam D. Hincks, Gary Hinshaw, Carolin Hofer, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia (Canada); Peter Klages, IBM Canada (Canada), Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto (Canada); Tom L. Landecker, National Research Council Canada, Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (Canada); Kiyoshi Masui, Cifar Global Scholar, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia (Canada); Juan Mena Parra, McGill University (Canada); Laura B. Newburgh, Dunlap Instutite for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto (Canada); Ue-li Pen, CITA (Canada); Jeffrey B. Peterson, McWilliams Center for Cosmology, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Physics (United States); Andre Recnik, Richard Shaw, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto (Canada); Kris Sigurdson, Mike Sitwell, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia (Canada); Graeme Smecher, McGill University (Canada); Rick Smegal, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia (Canada); Keith Vanderlinde, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto (Canada), Dunlap Instutite for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto (Canada); Don Wiebe, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia (Canada)
Show Abstract
Using feed array networks to control distortions in antenna reflector for astrophysical radio-astronomy
Paper 9145-74
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s): F. Centurelli, Pietro Monsurrò, Univ. degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza (Italy); Francesco Romano, Rheinmetall Italia S.p.A. (Italy); G. Scotti, Pasquale Tommasino, Alessandro Trifiletti, Univ. degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza (Italy)
Show Abstract
A 200-GHz telescope unit for the QUIJOTE CMB Experiment
Paper 9145-75
Time: 5:20 PM - 5:40 PM
Author(s): Ruben Sanquirce Garcia, Borja Etxeita, Gaizka Murga, Esther Fernandez, Iñaki Sainz, IDOM Ingenieria y Consultoria S.A. (Spain); Vicente Sánchez, Teodora A. Viera-Curbelo, Maria F. Gómez, Marta Aguiar-González, Roger J. Hoyland, Ángeles R. Pérez de Taoro, Afrodisio Vega, Rafael Rebolo-López, Jose Alberto Rubiño, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain)
Show Abstract
Friday 27 June Show All Abstracts
Session 25:
Solar Telescopes I
Friday 27 June 2014
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Location: Room 517d
Construction status of the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-76
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Joseph P. McMullin, Thomas R. Rimmele, Valentin Martinez Pillet, Thomas E. Berger, National Solar Observatory (United States); Roberto Casini, High Altitude Observatory, NCAR (United States); Simon C. Craig, David F. Elmore, Bret Goodrich, Steve Hegwer, Robert P. Hubbard, Erik Johansson, National Solar Observatory (United States); Jeffrey R. Kuhn, Haosheng Lin, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawai'i (United States); William McVeigh, National Solar Observatory (United States); Wolfgang Schmidt, Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik (Germany); Steve Shimko, Alexandra Tritschler, Mark Warner, Friedrich Wöger, National Solar Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
The progress of Chinese Giant Solar Telescope
Paper 9145-77
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Zhong Liu, Yunnan Observatories (China); Zhengyu Jin, Shu yuan, Jun Lin, Yunnan Observatories,CAS (China); Yuanyong Deng, National Astronomical Observatories (China); Haisheng Ji, Purple Mountain Observatory (China); Yihua Yan, National Astronomical Observatories (China)
Show Abstract
DKIST enclosure fabrication factory assembly and testing
Paper 9145-78
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Gaizka Murga, IDOM Ingenieria y Consultoria S.A. (Spain); Heather K. Marshall, National Solar Observatory (United States); Thomas E. Lorentz, IDOM (United States); Javier Ariño, IDOM Ingenieria y Consultoria S.A. (Spain); Pedro Ampuero, AEC IDOM (United States)
Show Abstract
The 1.6-meter new solar telescope: What's next?
Paper 9145-79
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Wenda Cao, Philip R. Goode, Big Bear Solar Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
1.8-M solar telescope in China: the CLST
Paper 9145-80
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Author(s): Changhui Rao, Naiting Gu, Lei Zhu, Yangyi Liu, Jinlong Huang, Cheng Li, Yuntao Cheng, Xuedong Cao, Ming Zhang, Lanqiang Zhang, Hong Liu, Yongjian Wan, Hao Xian, Wenli Ma, Hua Bao, Xiaojun Zhang, Chunlin Guan, Donghong Chen, Mei Li, Institute of Optics and Electronics (China)
Show Abstract
Coffee Break 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
Session 26:
Solar Telescopes II
Friday 27 June 2014
10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Matthew Colless, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
Performance verification of the DKIST Mount and Coudé Laboratory
Paper 9145-81
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Oliver Dreyer, Alexei Ippa, Steffen Seubert, Hans J. Kärcher, MT Mechatronics GmbH (Germany); Paul Jeffers, National Solar Observatory (United States); Giovanni Bonomi, Ingersoll Machines Tools, Inc. (United States)
Show Abstract
Session 27:
AIV, Commissioning and Early Operations
Friday 27 June 2014
11:10 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Matthew Colless, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
The automated planet finder at Lick Observatory
Paper 9145-85
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Matthew V. Radovan, Lick Observatory (United States); Kyle Lanclos, Univ. of California Observatories (United States); Bradford Holden, Robert I. Kibrick, S. L. Allen, Lick Observatory (United States); William T. S. Deich, Univ. of California Observatories (United States); Eugenio J. Rivera, Lick Observatory (United States); Jennifer Burt, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (United States); Benjamin Fulton, Univ. of Hawai'i (United States); R. Paul Butler, Carnegie Institution for Science (United States); Steven S. Vogt, Lick Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Status and performance of the Discovery Channel Telescope from commissioning into early science operations
Paper 9145-82
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): William DeGroff, Stephen Levine, Thomas A. Bida, Frank Cornelius, Peter L. Collins, Edward W. Dunham, Ben Hardesty, Michael Lacasse, Mike Sweaton, Alex Venetiou, Saeid Zoonematkermani, Philip Massey, Lisa Foley, Heidi Larson, Jason Sanborn, Susan Strosahl, Ron Winner, Teznie Pugh, Lowell Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Commissioning and science verification of the 2m-Fraunhofer Wendelstein Telescope
Paper 9145-83
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Ulrich Hopp, Ralf Bender, Univ.-Sternwarte München (Germany), Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (Germany); Frank U. Grupp, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (Germany); Claus A. Gössl, Florian Lang-Bardl, Wolfgang Mitsch, Arno Riffeser, Univ.-Sternwarte München (Germany); Nancy Ageorges, Kayser-Threde GmbH (Germany)
Show Abstract
OAJ 2.6-m survey telescope: assembly, integration, and testing
Paper 9145-84
Time: 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM
Author(s): Olivier Pirnay, AMOS Ltd. (Belgium); Christian Bastin, AMOS Ltd (Belgium); Grégory Lousberg, Jean-Marc Tortolani, Peter Verheyden, AMOS Ltd. (Belgium)
Show Abstract
Lunch Break 12:30 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 28:
Telescope Structures, Bearings and Drives
Friday 27 June 2014
1:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Preliminary design study of the TMT Telescope structure system: overview
Paper 9145-86
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Tomonori Usuda, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan); Yutaka Ezaki, Noboru Kawaguchi, Kazuhiro Nagae, Atsushi Kato, Junji Takaki, Masaki Hirano, Tomoya Hattori, Masaki Tabata, Yasushi Horiuchi, Yusuke Saruta, Satoru Sofuku, Noboru Ito, Takeharu Oshima, Takashi Takanezawa, Makoto Endo, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Japan); Junji Inatani, Masanori Iye, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan); Amir Sadjadpour, Mark Sirota, Scott Roberts, Larry Stepp, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. (United States)
Show Abstract
Wheel drives for large telescopes: save the cost and keep the performance over hydrostatic bearings
Paper 9145-88
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Marvin F. Campbell, Consultant (United States)
Show Abstract
New finite element models and seismic analyses of the telescopes at W.M. Keck Observatory
Paper 9145-87
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Frank W. Kan, Andrew T. Sarawit, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (United States); Shawn P. Callahan, California Institute of Technology (United States); Michael L. Pollard, W. M. Keck Observatory (United States)
Show Abstract
Finite element analyses of CCAT preliminary design
Paper 9145-89
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Andrew T. Sarawit, Frank W. Kan, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (United States)
Show Abstract
Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 29:
Observatory Facilities and Enclosures
Friday 27 June 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Frank W. Kan, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (United States)
Approach to the E-ELT dome and main structure challenges
Paper 9145-90
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Author(s): Armando Bilbao, Gaizka Murga, Celia Gomez, Javier Llarena, IDOM Ingenieria y Consultoria S.A. (Spain)
Show Abstract
GMT site: facilities and enclosure design overview
Paper 9145-91
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Jose Teran, M3 Engineering & Technology Corp. (United States); Michael Sheehan, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States); Daniel H. Neff, Eric Grigel, David Adriaanse, M3 Engineering & Technology Corp. (United States); Arash Farahani, Giant Magellan Telescope Project (United States)
Show Abstract
The Observatorio Astrofísico de Javalambre: engineering of observatory facilities and physical infrastructure, goals, and current status
Paper 9145-92
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Axel Yanes Díaz, Ctr. de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (Spain); Roberto Luis Simoes, Nestor Lasso, Sergio Rueda, Fernando Rueda, Juan Luis Antón, Sergio Chueca, Rafael Bello, David Jimenez, Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (Spain); O. Suárez, L. Guillén-Civera, G. López-Alegre, Ctr. de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (Spain); M. A. C. Rodriguez-Hernandez, Ctr. de Estudios de Física del Cosmos (Mexico); Mariano Moles, A. Javier Cenarro, Antonio Marin, A. Ederoclite, David Cristóbal-Hornillos, J. Varela, Ctr. de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (Spain); H. Vazquez Ramio, Ctr. de Estudios de Física del Cosmos (Spain); M. C. Díaz-Martín, N. Maícas, J. L. Lamadrid, A. López-Sainz, J. Hernández-Fuertes, L. Valdivielso, Ctr. de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón (Spain)
Show Abstract
Session 30:
Measurement and Control of Telescope Vibration
Friday 27 June 2014
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Room 517d
  • Session Chair:
  • Frank W. Kan, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (United States)
VLTI-UT vibrations effort and performances
Paper 9145-93
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Sebastien Poupar, Pierre Haguenauer, Jaime Alonso, European Southern Observatory (Chile); Nicolas Schuhler, European Southern Observatory, (Chile); Juan-Pablo Henriquez, European Southern Observatory (Chile); Jean-Philippe Berger, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Pierre Bourget, Stephane Brillant, Roberto Castillo, Philippe Gitton, Frédéric Y. J. Gonté, European Southern Observatory (Chile); Nicola Di Lieto, Jean-Louis Lizon, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Antoine Merand, Julien Woillez, European Southern Observatory (Chile)
Show Abstract
Implementation of an active vibration damping system for the SOFIA telescope assembly
Paper 9145-94
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Paul C. Janzen, Paul J. Keas, Moog CSA Engineering (United States)
Show Abstract
Equipment vibration budget for the TMT
Paper 9145-95
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Douglas G. MacMartin, Thirty Meter Telescope Project (United States); Hugh A. Thompson, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. (Canada)
Show Abstract
Back to Top