Extreme Precision in Radial Velocity IV

from Sunday, March 17, 2019 (5:00 PM) to Thursday, March 21, 2019 (6:00 PM)
Sunstar Hotel, Grindelwald, Switzerland

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Mar 17, 2019
Mar 18, 2019
Mar 19, 2019
Mar 20, 2019
Mar 21, 2019
AM
9:00 AM
Stellar signals 1 (until 10:30 AM) ()
9:00 AM Mitigating stellar signals to reveal other Earths: review on the impact of stellar activity on exoplanet detectability - Dr Nadège Meunier (University of Grenoble)   ()
9:30 AM Studying Radial-velocity variations of active stars in the CARMENES Survey for Exoplanets - Ms Sepideh Sadegi (Landessternwarte/MPIA Heidelberg)   ()
9:50 AM HARPS-N radial velocities from the Sun-as-a-star - Annelies Mortier (University of Cambridge)   ()
10:10 AM Line by line radial velocities to mitigate stellar activity - Xavier Dumusque (Université de Genève)   ()
10:30 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:00 AM
Stellar signal 2 (until 12:30 PM) ()
11:00 AM Extremely Precise Radial Velocities: From Periodic Signals to Planet Detections - Prof. Andreas Quirrenbach (Landessternwarte, ZAH, U Heidelberg)   ()
11:20 AM Reconciling the planetary interpretation of the radial velocity super-Earth K2-18c - Mr Ryan Cloutier   ()
11:40 AM FIESTA: new technique to parametrize stellar variability - Jinglin Zhao (UNSW)   ()
12:00 PM Discussion: Stellar activity   ()
9:00 AM
Instrument and calibration challenges (until 10:30 AM) ()
9:00 AM Review: Error budge in EPRV - Dr Sam Halverson (MIT)   ()
9:30 AM High Performance Infrared Detectors for EPRV Measurements - Dr Jim Beletic (Teledyne Imaging Sensors)   ()
10:00 AM Electro-optic laser frequency comb for spectrograph calibration - Mrs Ewelina Obrzud (Department of Astronomy, University of Geneva)   ()
10:15 AM Rubidium traced Etalon wavelength calibrators: towards deployment at observatories - Prof. Christian Schwab (Macquarie University)   ()
10:30 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:00 AM
Computational and statistical challenges (until 12:30 PM) ()
11:00 AM Review: Statistical Methods for Estimating Radial Velocities in the Presence of Stellar Activity - Dr João Faria (Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences, University of Porto)   ()
11:30 AM Gaussian processes regression networks for the analysis of RV data - João Camacho (Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço)   ()
11:50 AM Robustness of eccentricity estimates - Mr Nathan Hara (Université de Genève)   ()
12:10 PM Data-Driven Spectroscopy of Cool Stars at High Spectral Resolution - Aida Behmard (Caltech)   ()
8:15 AM
VIS instruments (until 9:45 AM) ()
8:15 AM ESPRESSO - Prof. Francesco Pepe   ()
8:30 AM EXPRES - Ms Lily Zhao   ()
8:45 AM MINERVA-Australis and SONG: New PRV Observatories in Australia - Prof. Rob Wittenmyer (University of Southern Queensland)   ()
9:00 AM The Veloce Doppler Spectrograph at the AAT - Prof. Chris Tinney (UNSW Sydney)   ()
9:15 AM First results from PEPSI - Prof. Klaus Strassmeier (AIP)   ()
9:30 AM NEID - Dr Paul Robertson   ()
9:45 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:15 AM
NIR instruments (until 12:00 PM) ()
10:15 AM The CARMENES radial velocity instrument: performance and results - Dr Ignasi Ribas (ICE/CSIC & IEEC)   ()
10:30 AM IRD: Infrared PRV instrument for the Subaru Telescope - Dr Takayuki KOTANI (ABC/NAOJ)   ()
10:45 AM HPF - Dr Joe Ninan   ()
11:00 AM SPIRou spectropolarimeter in operation at CFHT - François Bouchy   ()
11:15 AM Radial velocities with GIANO-B, the NIR spectrograph at TNG - Dr Ilaria Carleo   ()
11:30 AM iLocater: Moving from design to fabrication - Dr Jonathan Crass (University of Notre Dame)   ()
11:45 AM Precise Near Infrared Radial Velocities With iSHELL - Prof. Peter Plavchan (George Mason University)   ()
9:00 AM
Future EPRV instruments (until 10:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM NIRPS on track to join HARPS on the ESO 3.6-m - Prof. Bouchy François   ()
9:15 AM HARPS 3 - Dr Sam Thompson   ()
9:30 AM Better Radial Velocity Measurement Precision Through Organic Chemistry: The GMT Consortium Large Earth Finder (G-CLEF) - Dr Andrew Szentgyorgyi (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)   ()
9:45 AM MAROON-X: An Earth-Finder Spectrograph for the Gemini Observatory - Dr Julian Stuermer   ()
10:00 AM
Other (until 10:30 AM) ()
10:00 AM Precision NIR RM effect observations with the Habitable-zone Planet Finder - Mr Gudmundur Stefansson (Penn State University)   ()
10:15 AM A fundamental test of planet formation: searching for low-mass planets around metal-poor stars - João Faria (Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences)   ()
10:30 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:00 AM
From raw spectra to EPRV: RV pipeline (until 12:30 PM) ()
11:00 AM Review: RV pipelines - Dr Arpita Roy   ()
11:30 AM Automated data reduction pipelines for the HPF and NEID spectrometers - Chad Bender (University of Arizona)   ()
11:50 AM Unveiling Iodine-Calibrated RV Spectroscopy - Benjamin Fulton (California Institute of Technology)   ()
12:10 PM Using Gaussian processes for precise and robust radial velocity extraction - Dr Vinesh Maguire-Rajpaul (University of Cambridge)   ()
PM
5:00 PM --- Registration (next to hotel registration desk) ---
6:30 PM --- Welcome drink (hotel lobby) ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Splinter EPRV in NIR (until 3:45 PM) ()
2:00 PM
Splinter From raw spectra to EPRV:RV pipeline (until 3:45 PM) ()
2:00 PM
Splinter Stellar signals: oscillations and granulation (until 3:45 PM) ()
3:45 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:30 PM
Telluric contamination in EPRV (until 6:00 PM) ()
4:30 PM Review: Telluric contamination - Prof. Cullen Blake (University of Pennsylvania)   ()
5:00 PM Is telluric correction required for precise radial velocities? - Dr Solene Ulmer-Moll (IA/U. Porto)   ()
5:20 PM Effects of Tellurics in PRVs and Effectiveness of Mitigation Strategies - Ms Natasha Latouf (George Mason University)   ()
5:40 PM Telluric emission and absorption correction in the HPF and NEID pipeline - Kyle Kaplan (The University of Arizona)   ()
7:00 PM --- Social event ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Splinter Stellar signals and statistics (until 3:45 PM) ()
2:00 PM
Splinter Telluric contamination in EPRV (until 3:45 PM) ()
3:45 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:30 PM
Optical challenges (until 6:05 PM) ()
4:30 PM Review: Spectrograph design for EPRV - Prof. Mahadevan Suvrath (Penn State Unibversity)   ()
5:00 PM Review: Light injection into EPRV spectrographs - Dr Bruno Chazelas (University of Geneva)   ()
5:30 PM FIOS: A Fabry Perot Instrument for O2 Searches - Dr Sagi Ben-Ami (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)   ()
5:45 PM Diffraction-Limited Instruments for PRV Measurements and Direct Planet Spectroscopy - Chas Beichman   ()
12:00 PM --- Free time and social activities ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Splinter Calibration challenges (until 3:45 PM) ()
2:00 PM
Splinter Computational and statistical methods 2 (until 3:45 PM) ()
2:00 PM
Splinter Observational strategies (until 3:45 PM) ()
3:45 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:30 PM NASA Exoplanet Exploration Program and precision radial velocity - Dr Eric Mamajek (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)   ()
4:45 PM --- Best poster presentation (Jacob Luhn) + Adjourn ---