HETDEX Workshop

Program

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Program - pdf

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

09:00

  

WELCOME (Lambert)

09:10

  

INTRODUCTION: WFU, VIRUS and DEX (Hill (pdf))

09:40

  

INTRODUCTION TO DEX PIPELINE (Drory (pdf))

10:10

  

DEX and COSMOLOGY (Gebhardt)

10:40

  

BREAK

11:00

  

DEX and EXTRAGALACTIC ASTRONOMY (Drory (pdf))

11:20

  

DEX and STARS (Allende Prieto (pdf))

11:40

  

DEX SCIENCE CASES -- PART I

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AGN (Gaskell, 10 min (pdf))

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AGN (Wisotzki, 10 min (pdf))

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LAEs (Blanc, 10 min (pdf))

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LAEs and He II emission (Finkelstein, 10 min (pdf))

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Power spectra (Shoji, 10 min (pdf))

12:30

  

LUNCH

13:30

  

DEX SCIENCE CASES -- PART II

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Measuring primordial non-Gaussianity from HETDEX power spectrum (Jeong, 10 min (pdf))

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Probing Dark Energy with DEX (Weller, 10 min (pdf))

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[OII] (Gronwall, 10 min (pdf))

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Dwarf galaxies (de Jong, 10 min (pdf))

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Nearby galaxies (van den Bosch & Yoachim, 10 min)

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Galaxy clusters (Tran, 10 min (pdf))

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Stars (Marshall, 10 min (pdf); Wilhelm, 10 min (pdf))

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Super novae in DEX spectra (Vinko, Wheeler, 10 min) (pdf)

15:00

  

BREAK

15:20

  

DEX SCIENCE CASES -- DISCUSSION (Gebhardt)

15:50

  

VIRUS IN PARALLEL MODE (Shetrone, Hill) (pdf)

16:10

  

SCIENCE CASES FOR PARALLEL MODE

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Stars (Sneden, 10 min (pdf); Wilhelm, 10 min (pdf))

16:30

  

PARALLEL MODE -- DISCUSSION (moderated by Lambert)

17:00

  

END

18:00

  

Dinner at the Clay Pit (1601 Guadalupe St.)

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

09:00

  

OTHER VIRUS SURVEYS

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Cosmic variance of LAEs and [OII] emitters (Koehler, 20 min (pdf))

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SWIRE fields (Papovich, 20 min (pdf))

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Galactic Structure (Allende Prieto, 20 min (pdf))

10:00

  

OTHER VIRUS SURVEYS -- DISCUSSION (moderated by DePoy)

10:20

  

DEX PIPELINE: NON-DEX REQUIREMENTS (Drory)

10:35

  

PIPELINE REQUIREMENTS -- DISCUSSION (moderated by Schneider)

10:50

  

BREAK

11:10

  

VIRUS ADAPTATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS (Hill, Rafal) (pdf)

11:30

  

SCIENCE CASES FOR A MODIFIED VIRUS (Greene, 10 min (pdf); DePoy, 10 min)

11:50

  

SCIENCE CASES FOR A MODIFIED VIRUS -- DISCUSSION (moderated by DePoy)

12:15

  

LUNCH

13:00

  

FACILITY INSTRUMENTS IN THE WFU ERA -- INTRODUCTION (Ramsey (pdf))

13:10

  

FACILITY INSTRUMENTS

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Low-Resolution Spectroscopy in the HETDEX Era (Schneider, 10 min (pdf))

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Low-Resolution Spectroscopy Options for the upgraded HET (Hill, 20 min)

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MRS (Ramsey, 15 min (pdf))

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HRS (MacQueen, 15 min (pdf))

14:10

  

DISCUSSION, INCLUDING NEW FACILITY INSTRUMENTS (moderated by Ramsey)

14:30

  

GENERAL DISCUSSION (moderated by Lambert)

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The HETDEX Project's impressions (Gebhardt, Hill, Rafal)

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The Participants' view of science with the HET in WFU and VIRUS ERA

15:30

  

WORKSHOP ENDS