Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
26 June - 1 July 2016
Conference 9906
Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes VI
Sunday - Friday 26 June - 1 July 2016
Conference Sessions
At A Glance
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1: Updates to Existing Telescopes/Observatories
2: New Technologies
3: Large Millimeter Telescopes and Telescope Adjustments and Site Characterization
4: Enabling Technologies for Extremely Large Telescopes
5: Radar Space Debris Applications
Posters: Concepts for Future Telescopes
Posters: Enabling Technologies for Extremely Large Telescopes
Posters: New Designs or New Technologies for Better and Cheaper Telescopes
Posters: Telescope Optical Designs
6: Telescopes for Synoptic and Survey Observations I
7: Telescopes for Synoptic and Survey Observations II
8: Project Reviews
Posters: Project Reviews
Posters: Telescope Performance Measurement
9: Extremely Large Telescopes I
10: Wavefront Control Segmented Mirror Alignment and Phasing Systems
11: Extremely Large Telescopes II
12: Design of Fast Steerable Cherenkov Telescopes
13: Solar Telescopes
14: Upgrades to Existing Telescopes
15: Telescope Arrays for Transient Events
16: Telescopes in Extreme Environments
Posters: Assembly Integration and Verification, Lessons Learned During Commissioning
Posters: Site Characterization
Posters: Solar Telescopes
Posters: Upgrades to Existing Telescopes/Observatories
17: Telescopes for Airborne Applications I
18: Telescopes for Airborne Applications II
19: Airborne Applications
20: Assembly, Integration, Commissioning, and Lessons Learned
Posters: Design and Analysis of Telescope Structures for Seismic Loads
Posters: Design and Implementation of Safety Systems
Posters: Thursday Posters
Posters: Design of Telescopes to Operate in Extreme Environments Including Antartica
Posters: Observatory Facilities and Physical Infrastructure
Posters: Radio Telescope/Antenna Designs
Posters: Telescope Design for Reliability and Maintainability
Posters: Telescopes for Synoptic and Survey Observations
Posters: Wavefront Control, Segmented Mirror Alignment and Phasing Systems
21: Radio Telescopes I
22: Radio Telescopes II
23: Concepts for Future Telescopes I
24: Concepts for Future Telescopes II
Important
Dates
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Abstract Due:
14 December 2015

Author Notification:
29 February 2016

Manuscript Due Date:
30 May 2016

Conference
Committee
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Sunday 26 June Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Updates to Existing Telescopes/Observatories
Sunday 26 June 2016
9:00 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Upgrade of the HET segment control system, utilizing state-of-the-art, decentralized and embedded system controllers
Paper 9906-1
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
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W. M. Keck Observatory primary mirror segment repair project: overview and status
Paper 9906-2
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
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A new two path shaper and feedforward control architecture for the Keck telescopes
Paper 9906-3
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
MSE observatory: a revised and optimized astronomical facility
Paper 9906-4
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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Deployment of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope wide-field upgrade
Paper 9906-5
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
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Session 2:
New Technologies
Sunday 26 June 2016
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Chinese Large Optic/IR Telescope (LOT): planning for the next decade (Invited Paper)
Paper 9906-6
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:40 AM
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Modernization of the Mayall Telescope control system: design, implementation, and performance
Paper 9906-7
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
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Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 3:
Large Millimeter Telescopes and Telescope Adjustments and Site Characterization
Sunday 26 June 2016
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
The Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT): project status, early science, and operational performance (Invited Paper)
Paper 9906-8
Time: 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
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Atmospheric seeing measurement from bright star trails with frame transfer CCDs
Paper 9906-9
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
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Sutherland site characterization and prospects of an AO system for SALT
Paper 9906-10
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
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Session 4:
Enabling Technologies for Extremely Large Telescopes
Sunday 26 June 2016
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Design solutions for dome and main structure (mount) of giant telescopes
Paper 9906-11
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
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Holographic beam mapping of the CHIME pathfinder array
Paper 9906-12
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
A survey of enclosure suspension and rotation systems for 3-15m telescopes
Paper 9906-13
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
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Performance of cable isolators in the transport of large optical assemblies
Paper 9906-14
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
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Session 5:
Radar Space Debris Applications
Sunday 26 June 2016
4:20 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
On preparing UKIRT to observe satellites and orbital debris
Paper 9906-16
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
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SRT as a receiver in a bistatic radar space debris configuration
Paper 9906-15
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
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Session PS1:
Posters: Concepts for Future Telescopes
Sunday 26 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
Network management plan for SKA
Paper 9906-87
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Prefocal station mechanical design concept study for the E-ELT
Paper 9906-88
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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1.2m astronomical telescope for space-to-ground quantum communication experiment
Paper 9906-90
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Maunakea spectroscopic explorer design development from feasibility concept to baseline design
Paper 9906-91
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The DAG project, a 4m-class telescope: the rotating enclosure performances
Paper 9906-92
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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DEdicated MONitor of EXotransits and Transients (DEMONEXT): a low-cost robotic and automated telescope for followup of exoplanetary transits and other transient events
Paper 9906-93
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory 6.5m Telescope: enclosure design and wind analysis
Paper 9906-94
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Analysis of the three-mirror systems for survey telescopes
Paper 9906-95
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Posters: Enabling Technologies for Extremely Large Telescopes
Sunday 26 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
A primary mirror metrology system for the GMT
Paper 9906-39
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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GMT azimuth bogie wheel-rail interface wear study
Paper 9906-40
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Real-time alignment and co-phasing of multi-aperture systems using phase diversity
Paper 9906-96
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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OVMS-plus at the LBT: disturbance compensation simplified
Paper 9906-97
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Introduction to the SKA low correlator and beamformer system
Paper 9906-98
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Large aperture millimeter/submillimeter telescope: which is more cost-effective, aperture synthesis telescope versus large single dish telescope?
Paper 9906-99
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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New co-phasing and AO strategies for an extremely large telescope dedicated to extremely high contrast: the Colossus project
Paper 9906-100
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Segmented Pupil Experiment for Exoplanet Detection: 2. design advances and progress overview
Paper 9906-101
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Improving E-ELT M1 prototype hard position actuators with active damping
Paper 9906-102
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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SPEED design optimization via Fresnel propagation analysis
Paper 9906-103
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Segment handling system prototype progress for Thirty Meter Telescope
Paper 9906-105
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Force control technology of segment mirror exchange robot for Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT)
Paper 9906-106
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Accelerometer-based online reconstruction of fast telescope vibrations from delayed measurements
Paper 9906-107
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Blind and reference channel-based time interleaved ADC calibration schemes: a comparison
Paper 9906-109
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Gemini Observatory protected silver coating: ten years in operation
Paper 9906-111
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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E-ELT project: more than 10 years of design, engineering and management preparation for the biggest telescope ever
Paper 9906-113
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Design and study of the mask exchange system based on Delta parallel mechanism
Paper 9906-114
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session PS3:
Posters: New Designs or New Technologies for Better and Cheaper Telescopes
Sunday 26 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
Design of the high precision thermostat for birefringent filter
Paper 9906-116
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The single mirror small size telescope (SST-1M) of the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9906-117
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Cryogenic performance of high-efficiency germanium immersion grating
Paper 9906-118
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Optical designs for the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer Telescope
Paper 9906-119
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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SALT: Active control of the primary mirror with inductive edge sensors
Paper 9906-120
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session PS4:
Posters: Telescope Optical Designs
Sunday 26 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
Liverpool Telescope 2: beginning the design phase
Paper 9906-121
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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LSST active optics system software architecture
Paper 9906-122
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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New telescope designs suitable for massively multiplexed spectroscopy
Paper 9906-123
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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ASTRI SST-2M camera electronics
Paper 9906-124
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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LSST primary/tertiary monolithic mirror
Paper 9906-126
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Ethylene glycol contamination effects on first surface aluminized mirrors
Paper 9906-128
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Optical design of the 25m CCAT sub-mm wave telescope
Paper 9906-129
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An all-silica three element wide-field corrector for GMT
Paper 9906-130
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Holographic telescope
Paper 9906-131
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The design of an adaptive optics telescope: the case of DAG
Paper 9906-132
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Monday 27 June Show All Abstracts
Session 6:
Telescopes for Synoptic and Survey Observations I
Monday 27 June 2016
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Final design of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (Invited Paper)
Paper 9906-17
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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LSST telescope and site status
Paper 9906-19
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
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Final design of the LSST hexapods and rotator
Paper 9906-18
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
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LSST mirror system status: from design to fabrication and integration
Paper 9906-20
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
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Large Synoptic Survey Telescope mount final design
Paper 9906-21
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
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Lunch Break 12:20 PM - 1:50 PM
Session 7:
Telescopes for Synoptic and Survey Observations II
Monday 27 June 2016
1:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
The LSST Dome final design
Paper 9906-22
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
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The LSST calibration hardware system design and development
Paper 9906-23
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
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LSST summit facility construction progress report: reacting to design refinements and field conditions
Paper 9906-24
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
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Final design of the LSST primary/tertiary mirror cell assembly
Paper 9906-25
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 8:
Project Reviews
Monday 27 June 2016
3:40 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
The University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory 6.5m telescope: project overview and current status (Invited Paper)
Paper 9906-26
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:10 PM
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San Pedro Martir Telescope: Mexican design endeavor
Paper 9906-27
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
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ALMA specifications and results: report at mid-cycle 3
Paper 9906-28
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
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The Greenland Telescope: antenna retrofit status and future plans
Paper 9906-29
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
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The 6.5-m MMT Telescope: status and plans for the future
Paper 9906-30
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
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Session PS5:
Posters: Project Reviews
Monday 27 June 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
Ground-based atmospheric water vapor monitoring system with spectroscopy of radiation in 20-30 GHz and 50-60 GHz bands
Paper 9906-133
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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GroundBIRD: observations of CMB polarization with fast scan modulation and MKIDs
Paper 9906-134
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Science-based requirements and operations development for the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer
Paper 9906-136
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Session PS6:
Posters: Telescope Performance Measurement
Monday 27 June 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
Thai National Telescope beam simulator testbed development status
Paper 9906-137
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Cherenkov Telescope array on-site integral sensitivity: observing the Crab
Paper 9906-138
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Modal vibration testing of the DVA-1 radio telescope
Paper 9906-139
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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A position sensing device for measuring the self-weight load induced displacements of the SRT subreflector
Paper 9906-140
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Characterization of the mechanical properties of the SOFIA secondary mirror mechanism in a multi-stage approach
Paper 9906-141
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The absolute calibration strategy of the ASTRI SST-2M telescope proposed for the Cherenkov Telescope Array and its external ground-based illumination system
Paper 9906-142
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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System performance testing of the DVA1 radio telescope
Paper 9906-143
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Mirror coating and cleaning methodology to maintain the optical performance of the GTC telescope
Paper 9906-144
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Antenna pattern characterization of the low-frequency receptor of LOFAR by means of an UAV-mounted artificial test source
Paper 9906-145
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Re-aluminising the primary mirror of the South African Astronomical Observatory's 74-inch telescope
Paper 9906-146
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Characterization of friction in the 3.6m Devasthal optical telescope
Paper 9906-147
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Collimating the Gemini telescopes using a peripheral wavefront sensor
Paper 9906-148
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Simulation of the wavefront sensing of the active primary mirror system for the 2.1-m telescope of the SPMO
Paper 9906-149
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Addressing chronic operational issues at the W. M. Keck Observatory
Paper 9906-150
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Point-diffraction interferometer for radio telescopes
Paper 9906-151
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Temporal characterization of Zernike decomposition of atmospheric turbulence
Paper 9906-152
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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A new telescope control system for the Telescopio Nazionale Galileo II: azimuth and elevation axes
Paper 9906-153
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The first aluminum coating of the 3700mm primary mirror of the Devasthal Optical Telescope
Paper 9906-154
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Temperature characterization of the CITIROC front-end chip of the ASTRI SST-2M Cherenkov camera
Paper 9906-155
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Delivery, installation, on-sky verification of the Hobby Eberly Telescope wide field corrector
Paper 9906-156
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Progress on the 1.8m solar telescope: the CLST
Paper 9906-157
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Sky pointing direction reconstruction resolution studies for a precision pointing device for the large-size telescopes of the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9906-158
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) at full operational capability: status and performance
Paper 9906-159
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Experimental studies on near-field holographic antenna measurement
Paper 9906-160
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Mechanical analysis and measurement of wheel-rail contact system in large aperture radio telescope
Paper 9906-161
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Huntsman Telephoto Array: low surface brightness imaging with COTS optics
Paper 9906-163
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Blanco Telescope and its instruments: a status report
Paper 9906-164
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The 3.6m Indo-Belgian Devasthal Optical Telescope: performance results on site
Paper 9906-165
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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A new alignment procedure for the South African Astronomical Observatory's 74-inch telescope
Paper 9906-166
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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HET wide-field upgrade tracker system performance
Paper 9906-167
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Verification of alignment status and image quality of KMTNet 1.6m wide-field optical telescopes
Paper 9906-168
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Supernova and optical transient observations using the three wide-field telescope array of the KMTNet
Paper 9906-169
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Comparison of LSST and DECam wavefront recovery algorithms
Paper 9906-170
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Long-term performance of the VLT UT active optics system
Paper 9906-171
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Telescope performance at the Large Binocular Telescope
Paper 9906-172
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Session 9:
Extremely Large Telescopes I
Tuesday 28 June 2016
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
The E-ELT program status (Invited Paper)
Paper 9906-31
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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E-ELT assembly, integration, and technical commissioning plans
Paper 9906-32
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
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Overview of key technologies for TMT telescope structure
Paper 9906-33
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
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Production metrology design and calibration for TMT primary mirror fabrication used at multiple manufacturing sites
Paper 9906-34
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
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GMT site, enclosure, and facilities design and development overview and update
Paper 9906-35
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:20 PM - 1:50 PM
Session 10:
Wavefront Control Segmented Mirror Alignment and Phasing Systems
Tuesday 28 June 2016
1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Primary mirror control for large segmented telescopes: combining high performance with robustness
Paper 9906-36
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
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Session 11:
Extremely Large Telescopes II
Tuesday 28 June 2016
2:10 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Overview and status of the Giant Magellan Telescope Project (Invited Paper)
Paper 9906-37
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:40 PM
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The GMT active optics system: design and simulated end-to-end performance
Paper 9906-38
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
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A 3D metrology system for the GMT
Paper 9906-112
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Iranian National Observatory: project overview
Paper 9906-251
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
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Designing the primary mirror support for the E-ELT
Paper 9906-41
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
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Thirty Meter Telescope project status (Invited Paper)
Paper 9906-42
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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Session 12:
Design of Fast Steerable Cherenkov Telescopes
Tuesday 28 June 2016
5:00 PM - 6:10 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Very high energy gamma-ray astronomy with the Cherenkov Telescope Array (Invited Paper)
Paper 9906-43
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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The ASTRI SST-2M prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array: opto-mechanical performance
Paper 9906-44
Time: 5:30 PM - 5:50 PM
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FACT: status and experience from four years of operation of the first G-APD Cherenkov Telescope
Paper 9906-45
Time: 5:50 PM - 6:10 PM
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Session 13:
Solar Telescopes
Wednesday 29 June 2016
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Construction status of the Daniel K. Inouye solar telescope (Invited Paper)
Paper 9906-46
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Active thermal control for the 1.8-m primary mirror of the solar telescope CLST
Paper 9906-196
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
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Integration of functional safety systems on the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope
Paper 9906-48
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
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DKIST telescope mount factory testing overview and lessons learned
Paper 9906-49
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
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New Solar Telescope and its science instruments
Paper 9906-50
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:20 PM - 2:10 PM
Session 14:
Upgrades to Existing Telescopes
Wednesday 29 June 2016
2:10 PM - 4:20 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Keck primary mirror figure changes from mirror support repairs
Paper 9906-52
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
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Concept design for seismic upgrade of Keck telescopes
Paper 9906-53
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
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Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer: the status and progress of a major site redevelopment project
Paper 9906-54
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
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The large arrays- from ALMA to SKA and CTA: meeting the specifications for successful productions
Paper 9906-55
Time: 3:10 PM - 3:30 PM
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Coffee Break 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
QUIJOTE Experiment: status of telescopes and instrumentation
Paper 9906-56
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
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Session 15:
Telescope Arrays for Transient Events
Wednesday 29 June 2016
4:20 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
The Astronomical Telescope of the University of Stuttgart: setup, commissioning, and first results
Paper 9906-57
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
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The Evryscope: design and performance of the first full-sky gigapixel-scale telescope
Paper 9906-58
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
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Session 16:
Telescopes in Extreme Environments
Wednesday 29 June 2016
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Nonlinear transient survival level seismic finite element analysis of Magellan ground based telescope
Paper 9906-250
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
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Progress of Antarctic survey telescopes
Paper 9906-59
Time: 5:20 PM - 5:40 PM
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Prototyping and environmental experiments of an aluminum panel for the Dome A 5m Terahertz Explorer (DATE5)
Paper 9906-60
Time: 5:40 PM - 6:00 PM
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Session PS7:
Posters: Assembly Integration and Verification, Lessons Learned During Commissioning
Wednesday 29 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
Pre-construction progress of giant steerable science mirror for TMT
Paper 9906-173
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Final acceptance of the 200 GHz telescope unit for the QUIJOTE CMB experiment
Paper 9906-174
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session PS8:
Posters: Site Characterization
Wednesday 29 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
Astronomical site survey in large Shangri-La area in western China
Paper 9906-175
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The astronomical site selection in the Beni Mellal-Khenifra region
Paper 9906-176
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory 6.5m Telescope: design of mirror coating system and its performances
Paper 9906-177
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Optical turbulence profiles with meteorological data at Aklim site
Paper 9906-178
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The 1.56m astronomical telescope retrofitting in the western suburb of Shanghai
Paper 9906-179
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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A new test environment for the SOFIA secondary mirror assembly to reduce the required time for in-flight testing
Paper 9906-180
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Reporting the first 3 years of 225-GHz opacity measurements at the site of the Large Millimeter Telescope Alfonso Serrano
Paper 9906-181
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Telescope site survey at the US Naval Observatory, Flagstaff Station
Paper 9906-182
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Collecting various sustainability metrics of observatory operations on Maunakea
Paper 9906-184
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Atmospheric phase characteristics of the ALMA long baseline
Paper 9906-186
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Development of the optical laser system for the testing and checking equipment for the transmitting and receiving terminals of the space optical communication line
Paper 9906-187
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Calern atmospheric turbulence station
Paper 9906-188
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Oukaimeden Observatory: ground meteorology
Paper 9906-189
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session PS9:
Posters: Solar Telescopes
Wednesday 29 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
Support optimization of the ring primary mirror of a 2m solar telescope
Paper 9906-190
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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DKIST facility management system integration
Paper 9906-191
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope optical alignment plan
Paper 9906-192
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The COSMO coronagraph optical design and stray light analysis
Paper 9906-194
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Pointing a solar telescope
Paper 9906-195
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session PS10:
Posters: Upgrades to Existing Telescopes/Observatories
Wednesday 29 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
The upgraded telescope control system performance for the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
Paper 9906-197
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Time synchronization diagnosis and enhancements at GTC telescope
Paper 9906-198
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An observatory control system for the University of Hawai'i 2.2m Telescope
Paper 9906-199
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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A new mix of power for the ESO installations in Chile: greener, more reliable, cheaper
Paper 9906-200
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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New life for the THEMIS solar telescope
Paper 9906-201
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Commensal low frequency observing on the NRAO VLA: VLITE status and future plans
Paper 9906-202
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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LSST communications middleware implementation
Paper 9906-204
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Scientific planning for the VLT and VLTI
Paper 9906-205
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Planet imaging polarimetry with the solar telescope GREGOR
Paper 9906-206
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session 17:
Telescopes for Airborne Applications I
Thursday 30 June 2016
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
SOFIA: the first two years of full operation (Invited Paper)
Paper 9906-61
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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SOFIA secondary mirror mechanism heavy maintenance and improvements
Paper 9906-62
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
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The design and development of a high-resolution visible-to-near-UV telescope for balloon-borne astronomy: SuperBIT
(Canceled)
Paper 9906-63
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
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Pointing and control system performance and improvement strategies for the SOFIA Airborne Telescope
Paper 9906-64
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
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Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Session 18:
Telescopes for Airborne Applications II
Thursday 30 June 2016
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
A high-sensitivity EM-CCD camera for the open port telescope cavity of SOFIA
Paper 9906-65
Time: 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
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SOFIA design history
Paper 9906-66
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
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Session 19:
Airborne Applications
Thursday 30 June 2016
1:40 PM - 2:40 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Feasibility study of airborne calibration of the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9906-67
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
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Low cost multi-purpose balloon-borne platform for wide-field imaging and video observation
Paper 9906-68
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Optical design for the large balloon reflector
Paper 9906-69
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
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Coffee Break 2:40 AM - 3:10 AM
Session 20:
Assembly, Integration, Commissioning, and Lessons Learned
Thursday 30 June 2016
3:10 PM - 4:50 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Telescope performance and results from the KMTNet 1.6 meter project completion
(Canceled)
Paper 9906-70
Time: 3:10 PM - 3:30 PM
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Customized overhead cranes for installation of India's largest 3.6m optical telescope at Devasthal, Nainital, India
Paper 9906-71
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
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Status and imaging performance of Lowell Observatory's Discovery Channel Telescope in its first year of full science operations
Paper 9906-72
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
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Current status of the facility instrumentation suite at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory
Paper 9906-73
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
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Completion of the 3.6m Devasthal Optical Telescope project and the first results
(Canceled)
Paper 9906-74
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Session PS11:
Posters: Design and Analysis of Telescope Structures for Seismic Loads
Thursday 30 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
Smart co-phasing system for segmented mirror telescopes
Paper 9906-207
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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SOAR Telescope seismic performance II: seismic mitigation
Paper 9906-208
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session PS12:
Posters: Design and Implementation of Safety Systems
Thursday 30 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
The GCT camera for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9906-216
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Glycol leak detection system
Paper 9906-209
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Challenges for QTT structure
Paper 9906-218
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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MROI Array telescopes: the relocatable enclosure domes
Paper 9906-210
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Status of the Transneptunian Automated Occultation Survey (TAOS II)
Paper 9906-220
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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SOAR Telescope seismic performance I: impact of the 2015 Illapel earthquake
Paper 9906-211
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Characterizing the vibration environments of the Gemini telescopes
Paper 9906-221
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session PS13:
Posters: Thursday Posters
Thursday 30 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
Session PS14:
Posters: Design of Telescopes to Operate in Extreme Environments Including Antartica
Thursday 30 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
Performance evaluation method on Antarctic survey telescopes
(Canceled)
Paper 9906-212
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Experience with the operation of the European ALMA antennas
Paper 9906-213
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The LLAMA Observatory: a new sub-mm facility for Latin America
Paper 9906-214
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Power supply system design and build for Antarctica telescope
Paper 9906-215
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session PS15:
Posters: Observatory Facilities and Physical Infrastructure
Thursday 30 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
The Telescopio San Pedro Mártir project
Paper 9906-222
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The ASTRI SST-2M prototype and mini-array for the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA)
Paper 9906-223
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session PS16:
Posters: Radio Telescope/Antenna Designs
Thursday 30 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
ALMA long baseline phase calibration using phase referencing
Paper 9906-224
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The design of the local monitor and control system of SKA dishes
Paper 9906-225
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Design and analysis of a large cylinder antenna array in Tianlai
Paper 9906-226
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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HIRAX: a probe of dark energy and radio transients
Paper 9906-227
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Super-resolution with Toraldo pupils: analysis with electromagnetic numerical simulations
Paper 9906-228
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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AM-AM/AM-PM distortion versus complex Volterra kernels for modeling RF transceiver blocks
Paper 9906-230
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An innovative, highly sensitive receiver system for the Square Kilometre Array Mid Radio Telescope
Paper 9906-231
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Preliminary running and performance test of the huge cable robot of FAST telescope
Paper 9906-249
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session PS17:
Posters: Telescope Design for Reliability and Maintainability
Thursday 30 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
The DAG project, a 4m class telescope: the telescope main structure performances
Paper 9906-233
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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A control system of a mini survey facility for photometric monitoring
Paper 9906-234
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session PS18:
Posters: Telescopes for Synoptic and Survey Observations
Thursday 30 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
MeerLICHT and BlackGEM: custom-built telescopes to detect faint optical transients
Paper 9906-235
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The first year of operation of MASCARA: on-sky results and the upcoming southern station
Paper 9906-236
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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First results of the Test-Bed Telescopes (TBT) project: Cebreros telescope commissioning
Paper 9906-238
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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LSST secondary mirror system final design
Paper 9906-239
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Wavefront-based PSF estimation
Paper 9906-241
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session PS19:
Posters: Wavefront Control, Segmented Mirror Alignment and Phasing Systems
Thursday 30 June 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: EICC Cromdale Hall (Level -2)
Fast tip-tilt segment alignment for segmented mirrors
Paper 9906-242
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The alignment and phasing system for the Thirty Meter Telescope: risk mitigation and status update
Paper 9906-243
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The self-coherent camera-phasing sensor : from numerical simulations to early experiments
Paper 9906-244
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Calibration and operation of the active surface of the Large Millimeter Telescope
Paper 9906-245
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Performance of the Giant Magellan Telescope phasing system
Paper 9906-246
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Focal-plane wavefront sensing for active optics in the VST based on an analytical optical aberration model
Paper 9906-247
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Phasing the segments of the Keck and Thirty Meter Telescopes via the narrowband phasing algorithm: chromatic effects
Paper 9906-248
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Session 21:
Radio Telescopes I
Friday 1 July 2016
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
SKA Telescope update through re-baselining and preliminary design phase (Invited Paper)
Paper 9906-75
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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MeerKAT: a project status report
Paper 9906-76
Time: 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
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New 50-m-class single-dish telescope: Large Submillimeter Telescope (LST)
Paper 9906-77
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
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The next generation very large array
Paper 9906-78
Time: 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
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Coffee Break 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 22:
Radio Telescopes II
Friday 1 July 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
The SKA1 LOW telescope: system architecture and design performance
Paper 9906-79
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
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Dynamic analysis of DATE5 based on the physically realistic environmental disturbances
Paper 9906-80
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
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The Australian SKA Pathfinder: project update and initial operations
Paper 9906-81
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
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Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 23:
Concepts for Future Telescopes I
Friday 1 July 2016
1:20 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Partially filled aperture interferometric telescopes: achieving large aperture and coronagraphic performance
Paper 9906-82
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
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Unveiling the dynamic infrared sky with Gattini-IR
Paper 9906-83
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
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Coffee Break 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Session 24:
Concepts for Future Telescopes II
Friday 1 July 2016
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: EICC Pentland Auditorium (Level 3)
Telescopio San Pedro Mártir Observatory preliminary design and project approach
Paper 9906-84
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
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Mechanical conceptual design of 6.5 meter telescope: Telescopio San Pedro Mártir (TSPM)
Paper 9906-85
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
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Opto-mechanical design and development status of an all spherical five lenses focal reducer for the 2.3 m Thai National Telescope
Paper 9906-86
Time: 3:10 PM - 3:30 PM
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