Solar ALMA workshop

14-17 January, 2013

 

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TIMETABLE & PRESENTATIONS (version 25/1/13)

Time

Name

Title of the talk

Monday afternoon

Introduction to ALMA

 


 Anita Richards chairing

13:25

Eduard Kontar

Welcome & Workshop Rationale

13:30

Richard Hills

ALMA: Introduction and Solar Observing

14:10

Robert Laing

Introduction to interferometry

14:50

Pavel Yagoubov

ALMA engineering and solar filters

15:10

Miroslav Barta

Solar interferometric observations and CASA

15:30

Coffee Tea Break

 

16:00

Roman Brajsa

Summary of solar ALMA commissioning

17:00

End of day

 

18:00

Joint pub trip (6 min walk)
The Curlers Rest (see http://www.thecurlersrestglasgow.co.uk/)

 

Tuesday morning

Solar submillimetre astronomy

 


George Bendo chairing

09:00

Tim Bastian

Solar radio interferometry

09:45

Nicole Vilmer

Observations of the active Sun in the MHz to GHz range

10:30

Coffee/Tea Break

 

11:00

Kiyoto Shibasaki

Highlights of Nobeyama solar results

11:45

Pierre Kaufmann

Submillimetre solar observations

12:30

Lunch (provided locally)

 


Philippa Browning chairing

13:30

George Bendo

ALMA technical support

13:50

Bartosz Dabrowski

Solar ARC node in Czech Republic

14:10

Masumi Shimojo

The ARC activities for solar ALMA observations in Japan

14:30

Coffee/Tea Break

 

15:00-17:00

Robert Laing chairing

Discussion on practical issues with using ALMA for solar observations

19:00

Dinner together in a local restaurant (8 min walk)

Balbirs (Church Street) ( see http://www.balbirsrestaurants.co.uk/)

 

Wednesday

Solar radio science

 


Masumi Shimojo chairing

09:00

Sami Solanki

Dynamic Chromosphere and Quiet Sun

09:45

Mykola Gordovskyy

Can we observe photospheric magnetic field with ALMA?

10:05

Maria Loukitcheva

Simulating what ALMA will see using 3D MHD simulations

10:30

Coffee/Tea Break

 

11:00

Sven Wedemeyer

Synthetic millimeter maps of quiet Sun regions

11:20

Petr Heinzel (by Barta)

ALMA observations of solar prominences

11:40

Jose-Eduardo Mendoza-Torres

Microwave observations of the first AR of 24 cycle observed with RATAN-600

12:00

Steven White

Imaging the Sun with a Millimeter-wavelength Interferometer: Experience from BIMA and CARMA

12:30

Lunch (provided locally)

 


Paulo Simoes chairing

13:30

Corrado Trigilio

An evolutive model for the radio emission in solar flares

13:50

Valery Nakariakov

MHD Coronal Seismology with ALMA

14:10

Veronika Reznikova

Spatial structure of sunspot oscillations observed with SDO/AIA and a diagnostics of a sunspot atmosphere

14:30

Gregory Fleishman

Emission mechanisms forming solar radiation in the sub-mm range

14:50

 Victor Melnikov

Spatial Brightness Distribution of Microwave and Sub-THz  emission along a flaring loop

 15:10

  Alexander Stepanov

 (presented by Victor Melnikov)

  Plasma mechanism of sub-terahertz radiation from solar flares

15:30

Coffee/Tea Break

 

16:00-17:00

Eduard Kontar Chairing

Discussion on solar science projects with ALMA

Thursday morning

Meeting summary

 


Tim Bastian chairing

09:00

Anita Richards, George Bendo, Eduard Kontar

Writing Solar ALMA Proposal 

(Using currently available TO and templates we will try to create a dummy solar proposal. The aim is a twofold: to learn ALMA proposal requirements and to feedback the solar needs to ALMA )

10:30

Coffee/Tea Break

 

  11:00  

cont'd: Writing Solar ALMA Proposal /summary of actions, plans for future/

11:30

Robert Laing

 Technical Summary

  12:00
  Eduard Kontar
  Science Summary

12:30

 Lunch (in a local cafeteria or restaurant )

 

14:00 -17:00

Anita Richards (Tutorial led by )

CASA Tutorial

Please see the tutorial webpage: http://www.alma.ac.uk/events/solarcasajan2013

The tutorial can cover some or all of the following, or other exercises as wished:

Basic use of CASA
http://casa.nrao.edu/casa_obtaining.shtml

Simulating a mosaic of part of the Sun and imaging

Calibration and imaging using an ALMA observation of a galaxy NGC 3268(continuum and line)

Contact Anita Richards if any questions.

 

 

 


 

Last updated:  25 January 2013