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2010 IFUs - JWST Webcasts
Tuesday Oct 26, 2010
2010 IFUs - JWST
Matt Mountain (Space Telescope Science Institute)
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2010 IFUs - JWST
Roger Davies  (University of Oxford)
Integral field spectroscopy (IFS) has grown into a general purpose tool that is in use at almost all 8-10m telescopes with large field and multiple object versions under development. The next generation extremely large telescope projects are designin ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Michael Dopita  (RSAA, The Australian National University)
The Wide Field Spectrograph (WiFeS), operating on the ANU 2.3m telescope at Siding Spring Observatory since April 2009 has been shown to provide a 25 x 38 arc sec field of view at a resolution of 1 arc sec. It has a double-beam configuration, providi ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Laurent Drissen (Université Laval)
At the 1999 NGST science and technology conference in Hyannis, three groups presented designs and the science capabilities of wide-field imaging Fourier transform spectrometers (IFTS) for the future JWST. While this option was not selected by the spa ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Martin Roth (Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam)
PMAS, the Potsdam Multi-Aperture Spectrophotometer, was initially designed and built as an experimental travelling instrument. It is optimized for high throughput and good image quality throughout the optical wavelength range, good UV response, and l ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Matt Bershady (University of Wisconsin)
Large-grasp IFUs are rare, yet offer the only viable means to map the composition and kinematics of diffuse, low surface-brightness emission from stars and gas at high spectral resolution. We present science highlights of the DiskMass Survey, enabled ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Lutz Wisotzki (Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam)
The Multi-Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) is a 2nd generation IFU instrument for the ESO-VLT, currently being built by a European consortium and scheduled for first light at the telescope in 2012. MUSE in its wide-field mode will provide high angu ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Lisa Fogarty (University of Oxford)
We will present the first science results from the SWIFT IFU, covering several key projects. The first project investigates the kinematic and physical properties of a local interacting galaxy system, Arp147. This system consists of a collisionally-cr ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Tracy Beck (Space Telescope Science Institute)
Ever since the introduction of integral field spectrographs at ground-based observatories in the mid 1990's, IFUs have excelled at revealing the structure and kinematics of galaxies in the nearby and distant universe. Yet, the same capabilities that ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Matthias Tecza (University of Oxford)
Integral field spectrographs, coupled with the technique of spectral deconvolution, show great promise in directly imaging and spectroscopically characterising extra-solar planets. The latest conceptual designs of ELT exo-planet direct detection inst ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Phil Appleton (NASA Herschel Science Center, Caltech)
The PACS IFU Spectrometer on board the Herschel Space Telescope is allowing astronomers to rapidly map the distribution and kinematics of fundamental coolants in the ISM of nearby galaxies. Ranging from low- metallicity dwarf systems, through mergers ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Benjamin Weiner (University of Arizona, Stewart Observatory)
The sensitivity and field of view of the IR channel of HST/WFC3 and its grisms open the possibility to do slitless spectroscopic surveys of deep fields. H-alpha can be detected from a significant number of galaxies at z~1 in a single GOODS field, all ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Bethan James (Space Telescope Science Institute)
The study of the chemical and physical evolution of Blue Compact Dwarf (BCDs) galaxies is fundamental in our understanding of galaxy formation in the early Universe. Being nearby, BCDs serve as excellent laboratories to study chemical enrichment proc ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Ana Monreal-Ibero (Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia)
The mechanisms that govern the interaction between the recent/on-going star formation and the surrounding gas in starburst galaxies are not yet fully understood. Because of their a priori simplicity, the subgroup of HII galaxies constitute the ideal ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
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Wednesday Oct 27, 2010
2010 IFUs - JWST
João Steiner (Universidade de São Paulo)
PCA Tomography is a technique to analyse, reduce noise and extract information from data cubes using Principal Component Analysis (Steiner et al, 2009, MNRAS,395,64). This technique produces the principal components from the matrix in where the "obje ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
James Turner (Gemini Observatory)
IFUs allow us to map the properties of galaxies undergoing evolutionary changes in full spatial and spectral detail, to study the processes at work by close comparison with model predictions. Our current project looks at a sample of low-to-intermedia ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Christer Sandin (Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam)
Integral-Field Spectroscopy Data Reduction Made Easy with p3d Christer Sandin(Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam)
2010 IFUs - JWST
James Larkin/Katrina Exter (UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy)
Integral field spectrographs have blossomed on telescopes in the last decade and are providing innovative new ways to observe our Universe. In the era of the JWST, even more powerful spectrographs coupled to adaptive optics systems on the proposed ne ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Thaisa Storchi-Bergmann (Instituto de Fisica – UFRGS, Brazil)
I report recent observations of the inner few hundred parsecs (pc) of host galaxies of nearby Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) at a sampling of a few to tens of pc, using optical and near-IR Integral Field Unit (IFU) observations obtained with the Gemini ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Santiago Arribas (CSIC)
I will present recent results of our Integral Field Spectroscopic (IFS) survey of Luminous and Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies (U/LIRGs) based on the use of several currently available northern and southern IFU facilities. I will also show the potent ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Tucker Jones  (Caltech)
The detailed study of high-redshift galaxies is hampered by problems of poor physical resolution. While increased resolution and sensitivity for high-redshift galaxy studies is a primary science driver for next-generation facilities such as JWST, TMT ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Marie Lemonie-Busserolle  (Gemini Observatory)
The study of the physical properties of high-redshift galaxies has become one of the major goals of extragalactic astronomy. In particular the mass-assembly histories of galaxies have been the focus of many studies at redshift 1 to 3. We will present ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Shelley Wright  (University of California, Berkeley)
Resolved studies of galaxies in the early universe (z > 1) have greatly benefited from recent advances in adaptive optics and integral field spectroscopy at 8-10 meter telescopes. I will present diffraction-limited integral field spectrograph (IFS) o ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Andy Green for (Karl Glazebrook)  (Swinburne University)
IFU observations of galaxies in the early Universe have revealed a picture where large amounts of star formation takes place on 'turbulent' disk galaxies characterised by high velocity dispersions, up to a factor of ten higher than known in local spi ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Andy Green  (Swinburne University)
Kinematic studies of star forming galaxies suggest a correlation between velocity dispersions and star formation rates, where high redshift galaxies tend to have higher dispersions due to the cosmic star formation rate density. Simulations and morpho ...
Thursday Oct 28, 2010
2010 IFUs - JWST
Rob Sharp  (RSAA, Australian National University)
I will present resent results focusing on nearby galaxies which exhibit large scale galactic winds. This work exploits the wide fields-of-view and high sensitivity to low surface brightness features provided by the current generation of IFS facilitie ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Guillermo Blanc  (University of Texas, Austin)
Wide field of view integral field spectroscopy is a powerful tool to study star formation across cosmic time. In this talk I will present results from two surveys being conducted with the integral field spectrograph VIRUS-P, currently the largest fie ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Emily Freeland  (Texas A&M University)
Galaxy evolution on group scales is key to our understanding of how environment affects the galaxies we observe today because (1) most galaxies in the local universe are in groups, and (2) hierarchical structure formation predicts that galaxy cluster ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Lise Christensen  (Excellence Cluster Universe, TUM)
Long duration Gamma-ray Bursts (GRBs) are believed to be related to the core-collapse of massive stars. The relatively rare nature of GRBs compared to regular Supernovae implies that some special conditions, such as low metallicity, is necessary for ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
James Larkin  (UCLA)
Integral field spectrographs have blossomed on telescopes in the last decade and are providing innovative new ways to observe our Universe. In the era of the JWST, even more powerful spectrographs coupled to adaptive optics systems on the proposed ne ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Peter McGregor  (RSAA, Australian National University)
GMTIFS has been selected as one of six instruments for the Giant Magellan Telescope for which conceptual design studies are underway. GMTIFS will be used with GMT's Laser Tomography Adaptive Optics system, and will address most of the adaptive optics ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Fraser Clarke  (University of Oxford)
HARMONI is a visible/near-infrared integral field spectrograph currently being considered as one of the first light instruments for the 42-m European Extremely Large Telescope. HARMONI will provide medium-high resolution (R~5000-20000) spectroscopy i ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Luis Colina  (CSIC)
Results of an on-going near-IR integral field spectroscopic survey of a representative sample of low-z luminous and ultraluminous infrared galaxies will be presented. Survey consists of data (H & K bands) taken with VLT SINFONI integral field spectro ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Torsten Böeker  (European Space Agency)
The James Webb Space Telescope will be the first observatory to offer integral-field spectroscopy from space. Both the NIRSpec and MIRI instruments contain slicer-based IFUs that together will enable IFU spectroscopy over the complete wavelength rang ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Anne Ealet  (CPPM/CNRS, France)
Supernovae have been shown to be one of the most powerful cosmological distance indicator to tag the dark energy component. To improve their precision, spectroscopy has been identified as a very important tool needed to control them and then to impro ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Scott Croom  (University of Sydney)
The current generation of massive galaxy surveys such as 2dF and SDSS have made major advances in our understanding of galaxy formation. However, the single fibres they use fundamentally limit the data that is obtained, as well as introducing various ...
2010 IFUs - JWST
Jay Gallagher  (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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2010 IFUs - JWST
Ryan Houghton & SWIFT Team  (Unknown)
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