Submillimeter Astrophysics and Technology
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TGP Conference 2009
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All symposium sessions will be held in the Hameetman Auditorium
in the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Day 1: Monday, February 23

8:15– 8:50 AMContinental Breakfast
 
Opening Session: Development of Submillimeter Astronomy
8:50 AM – 10:40 AMChair: Bob Wilson
8:50Andrew LangeIntroduction / Why I Love the CSO
9:00Richard Hills All This and JCMT on the Side!
9:20David Woody The Early Days of SIS Receivers
9:40Jürgen StutzkiOn the Complex Structure of ISM Clouds
10:00Darek Lis Hydrides in Space (CSO Perspective)
10:20Tom Phillips The Submillimeter Story (Tom's Perspective)
 
10:40– 11:00 AMBreak
 
Ingredients for Life in Space
11:00 AM – 12:20 PMChair: Al Wootten
11:00Gary MelnickFollowing the Water from 1969 to Herschel
11:20Bill Langer The Life Cycle of Carbon in the ISM
11:40Karl Menten Into Hot Water at the CSO and Elsewhere
12:00Juan Pardo Water Vapor Observations from Ground-based Observatories
 
12:20– 1:30 PMLunch & Posters
 
Submillimeter Observatories
1:30 PM – 3:30 PMChair: Jim Moran
1:30Pierre Cox Recent Developments at IRAM
1:50Rolf Guesten Submillimeter Heterodyne Arrays: From the CSO to APEX
2:10Eric Becklin SOFIA
2:30Fred Lo Millimeter Interferometric Observations of Galaxies: From Owens Valley to ALMA
2:50Neal Evans The CSO as Seen from Texas
3:10Simon RadfordCCAT
 
3:30– 3:50 PMBreak
 
Astrochemistry
3:50 PM – 5:50 PMChair: Peter Schilke
3:50Eric Herbst Negative Ions in Space: What They Are Telling Us
4:10Maryvonne Gerin The Horsehead Nebula: A Template Source for ISM Studies?
4:30Paul Goldsmith H2 in Molecular Clouds
4:50David Neufeld Halogen-containing Molecules in the Interstellar Gas
5:10John Pearson Better Spectrometers, Beautiful Spectra and Confusion for All
5:30Ewine van DishoeckSunbathing Around Young Low-Mass Stars
 
5:50– 7:00 PMReception & Posters
7:30PMDinner (Athenaeum)


Day 2: Tuesday, February 24

8:15– 8:40 AMContinental Breakfast
 
The Nearby Submillimeter Universe
8:40 AM – 10:40 AMChair: Ben Zuckerman
8:40Geoff BlakeTHz Spectroscopy in the Lab and at Telescopes
9:00Edith Falgarone Dissipative Structures of Interstellar Turbulence
9:20Roger HildebrandMagnetic Fields in Molecular Clouds
9:40Martin Houde Probing the Magnetic Field with Molecular Ion Spectra
10:00Jason Glenn Surveying Star Formation in the Galactic Plane with Bolocam
10:20Ted Bergin Molecular Cooling as a Probe of Star Formation Physics
 
10:40– 11:00 AMBreak
 
The Distant Submillimeter Universe
11:00 AM – 12:40 PMChair: Jean Turner
11:00Jean-Loup PugetPlanck and the Submillimeter Explorer Science Goals
11:20Sunil Golwala Sunyaev-Zeldovich Studies of Galaxy Clusters with Bolocam
11:40Andrew Blain The Dark Side of Galaxy Evolution
12:00John Carlstrom South Pole Telescope
12:20Matt Bradford Warm Gas in the Early Universe: Broadband Spectroscopy with Z-Spec at the CSO
 
12:40– 1:30 PMLunch & Posters
 
Harnessing Superconductivity
1:30 PM – 3:10 PMChair: Mike Wengler
1:30John Tucker The Birth of SIS Mixers
1:50Jonas Zmuidzinas Chasing Tom Phillips
2:10Robert SchoelkopfQuantum Computing with Josephson Junctions
2:30Jacob Kooi A Brief History of the Heterodyne Receiver Development at the CSO
2:50Ray Blundell SIS Receivers: From IRAM to the SMA
 
3:10– 3:30 PMBreak
 
Into The Future
3:30 PM – 5:10 PMChair: Alain Omont
3:30Göran Pilbratt The Promise of Herschel
3:50Thijs de GraauwFrom HIFI to ALMA
4:10Frank De Lucia Weeding the Astrophysical Garden: Results, Plans and Progress
4:30Harvey Moseley Future Detectors and Instruments
4:50Tom Phillips The Past as Prologue to the Future
 
5:10PMAdjourn