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Second Asian Radio Astronomy School
August 18-22, 2008
Taipei, Taiwan

Program

08/17 (Sun)
17:30~19:00 Sheng-Yuan Liu
(ASIAA)
Evening Reception AS Activity Center 1F Coffee Shop
08/18 (Mon)
07:30~08:00   Shuttle to ASIAA Activity Center
08:00~08:30   Breakfast ASIAA
Room104
08:30~09:00 Cindy Chiu
(ASIAA)
Registration
09:00~09:30 Paul Ho
(ASIAA)
Welcome Address
09:30~10:00 Tatsuhiko Hasegawa
(ASIAA)
Radio Astronomy - History
Handout
10:00~10:30   Tea Break
10:30~11:30 Naomi Hirano
(ASIAA)
Radio Astronomy - Fundamentals and Observables
Handout
11:30~12:00 Sawada-Satoh Satoko
(Yamaguchi Univ.)
Radio Telescopes and Interferometers in the world
Abstract
Handout
12:00~13:30   Lunch
13:30~15:30 Paul Ho
(ASIAA)
Radio Astronomy Science
Handout
15:30~16:00   Tea Break
16:00~17:00 Ming-Tang Chen
(ASIAA)
Antennas and Front-End (Receivers)
Handout
17:00~18:00 Ryohei Kawabe
(NRO, NAOJ)
Seiji Kameno
(Kagoshima University)
Back-End (Correlators and Spectrometers)
17:00 - 17:10 Ryohei Kawabe
-Introduction of Backend
Handout
17:10 - 18:00 Seiji Kameno
- Wavefront and phase tracking
- Digital sampling
- Correlation
- Spectroscopy
20:30   Shuttle to Activity Center  
08/19 (Tue)
08:00~08:30   Shuttle to ASIAA Activity Center
08:30~09:00   Breakfast ASIAA
Room104
09:00~12:00 Ryohei Kawabe
(NRO, NAOJ)
Seiji Kameno
(Kagoshima University)
Fundamentals of Interferometry
09:00 - 10:00 Ryohei Kawabe
- Interferometer vs single dish + wide field imaging
Handout
10:00 - 10:20 Tea Break
10:20 - 12:00 Seiji Kameno
- Brightness and radiation field in the sky and aperture
- Correlation function, cross power spectrum, and visibilities
- Spatial frequency 惻Source structures and visibilities
12:00~13:30   Lunch
13:30~15:30 Yoshiaki Hagiwara
(Space VLBI, NAOJ)
Nagayoshi Ohashi
(ASIAA)
Jiun-Huei Wu
(NTU)
Telescope in Asia (SMA, AMiBA, NRO 45 M, ASTE, Japanese VLBI, VSOP, Asian VLBI)
Abstract
13:30 - 14:25 Yoshiaki Hagiwara
Handout
14:25 - 14:50 Nagayoshi Ohashi
SMA ALMA Handout
14:50 - 15:15 Jiun-Huei, Proty, Wu
AMiBA Handout
15:15 - 15:30 (15 min) Questions
15:30~16:00   Tea Break
16:00~18:00 Kai-Yang Lin
Patrick Koch
Naomi Hirano
Satoki Matsushita
Homin Jiang
Yuh-Jing Hwang
(ASIAA)
Laboratory Tour and Telescope Remote Demonstration
(3 groups/30-min session in rotation)
- Telescope Remote Demonstration (AMiBA)
- Telescope Remote Demonstration (SMA)
- Laboratory - ASIAA Receiver Lab
ASIAA
Room104 (AMiBA)
Room716 (SMA)
Room711 (Receiver Lab)
18:00   Banquet Teahouse in Nature
08/20 (Wed)
08:30~09:00   Breakfast IES 2F
Lecture Hall
09:00~10:30 Yu-Nung Su
(ASIAA)
Data Reduction (I) - Data Inspection and Calibration
Handout
10:30~10:50   Tea Break
10:50~11:20 Seiji Kamano
(Kagoshima University)
Sensitivity and Noises
11:20~12:20 Ramprasad Rao
(ASIAA)
Polarization
Handout
12:20~13:30   Lunch  
13:30~17:00 Yu-Ning Su
(ASIAA)
Tomoya Hirota
(VERA, NAOJ)
Lab Exercise (SMA/VLBI) - Data Reduction (I)
SMA Lab Instruction
VLBI Lab Instruction

15:00~15:30 Tea break
IES 2F
Lecture Hall (SMA)

IES 3F
Discussion Room (VLBI)
19:00~21:00 Mei-Yan Wang
Pei-Ying Hsieh
(ASIAA)
Open Lab Exercise Session IES 2F
Lecture Hall
08/21 (Thu)
08:30~09:00   Breakfast IES 2F
Lecture Hall
09:00~10:30 Sheng-Yuan Liu
(ASIAA)
Data Reduction (II) - Imaging and Deconvolution
Handout
10:30~10:50   Tea Break
10:50~12:20 Koh-Ichiro Morita
(ALMA, NAOJ)
Advanced Imaging Techniques
Handout
12:20~13:30   Lunch  
13:30~14:30 Chin-Fei Lee
(ASIAA)
Maps to Science
Abstract
IES 2F
Lecture Hall
14:30~17:00 Vivien Chen
(NTHU)
Tomoya Hirota
(VERA, NAOJ)
Lab Exercise (SMA/VLBI) - Data Reduction (II)
SMA Lab Instruction
VLBI Lab Instruction

15:30~16:00 Tea break
IES 2F
Lecture Hall (SMA)

IES 3F
Discussion Room (VLBI)
19:00~21:00 Kuo-Song Wang
(ASIAA)
Open Lab Exercise Session IES 2F
Lecture Hall
08/22 (Fri)
08:30~09:00   Breakfast IES 2F
Lecture Hall
09:00~10:30 Tomoya Hirota
(VERA, NAOJ)
Proposal Writing and Observation Planning
Abstract

Handout
10:30~10:50   Tea Break
10:50~12:00   Lab Exercise (SMA/VLBI) - From Data to Science (I)
SMA Lab Instruction
VLBI Lab Instruction
IES 2F
Lecture Hall (SMA)

IES 3F
Discussion Room (VLBI)
12:00~13:30   Lunch  
13:30~15:30   Lab Exercise (SMA/VLBI) - From Data to Science (II)

15:00~15:30 Tea break
IES 2F
Lecture Hall (SMA)

IES 3F
Discussion Room (VLBI)
15:30~17:00   Conclusion - Demonstration of Science Cases IES 2F
Lecture Hall
17:30   Shuttle to Taipei City Hall MRT Station Activity Center
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