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The 8th Taipei Astrophysics Workshop
- AMiBA 2001: High-z Clusters, Missing Baryons, and CMB Polarization
June 11-15, 2001
Taipei & Hualien, Taiwan


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10 June 2001, Tuesday
1F, New Physics Building, NTU, Taipei
15:00-20:00   Registration and Reception
11 June 2001, Monday
R204, International Conference Hall, New Physics Building, NTU, Taipei
09:00-09:15 Welcome Addresses W. C. Chen (President, National Taiwan University)
Pauchy WY Hwang (Chairman of NTU Physics & PI of Taiwan CosPA Project)
SZ Surveys I (Chair: W Sargent)
09:00-09:50 AMiBA: Array for Microwave Background Anisotropy K. Y. Lo (ASIAA & National Taiwan University)
09:50-10:25 AMiBA and Cluster Surveys Haida Liang (Bristol)
10:25-10:55 Coffee Break
10:55-11:30 SZ Surveys with the Arcminute MicroKelvin Imager Michael Jones (MRAO, Cambridge)
11:30-11:50 The S-Z Array: Configuration and Science Prospects Joe Mohr (UIUC)
11:50-12:25 A Blind SZ Survey with BOLOCAM Sunil Golwala (Caltech)
12:25-14:00 Lunch
SZ Surveys II (Chair: AC Fabian)
14:00-14:50 Cosmic Parameters from Current CMB Data; Probing SZ Source Detection with Hydrodynamical Simulations J. Richard Bond (CITA)
14:50-15:25 The Thermal and Kinetic SZ Effects Chung-Pei Ma (U Penn)
15:25-15:45 Extracting Information from SZ Observations Jacques Delabrouille (College de France)
15:45-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-16:50 Studies of Structure Formation and Cosmology with Galaxy Cluster Surveys Joe Mohr (UIUC)
16:50-17:25 Measuring the Intergalactic Medium Ue-Li Pen (CITA & ASIAA)
17:25-17:45 Simulation on SZE Survey for Clusters Kai-yang Lin (National Taiwan University)
18:30- Welcome Buffet (sponsored by Taiwan CosPA Project, hosted by NTU Physics Department)
12 June 2001, Tuesday
R204, International Conference Hall, New Physics Building, NTU, Taipei
Optical Surveys of Galaxy Clusters (Chair: P Henry )
09:15-10:05 Galaxy Cluster Surveys Howard Yee (University of Toronto)
10:05-10:40 Galaxy Evolution in the Most Common Environments Ann Zabludoff (Steward Observatory, Univ. of Arizona)
10:40-11:10 Coffee Break
11:10-11:45 The Las Campanas Distant Cluster Survey Dennis Zaritsky (Steward Observatory, Univ. of Arizona)
11:45-12:20 The Evolution of Cluster Galaxy Populations Erica Ellingson (University of Colorado)
12:20-14:00 Lunch
ICM & IGM (Chair: H Yee)
14:00-14:50 Recent Observations of the Lyman Alpha Forest at High Redshifts Wallace Sargent (Caltech)
14:50-15:40 New X-ray Results on the ICM Andrew C Fabian (IoA, Cambridge)
15:40-16:10 Coffee Break
16:10-17:00 X-ray Properties of High Redshift Clusters J Patrick Henry (IfA)
17:00-17:35 X-ray Cluster Evolution in the ROSAT North Ecliptic Pole Survey Isabella Gioia (IfA & IRA-CNR)
17:35-17:55 Chandra Observations of Cold Fronts in Cluster of Galaxies Pasquale Mazzotta (CfA)
13 June 2001, Wednesday
Conference Room 1, B1, Grand Formosa, Taroko, Hualien
08:30-12:00 Journey from Taipei to Hualien.
12:00-15:00 Lunch and Taroko National Park Guide Tour
Dark Matter & Lensing (Chair: TH Chiueh)
16:00-16:50 Weak Lensing of MACS Clusters Nick Kaiser (IfA)
16:50-17:25 Clustering of Dark Matter Halos Yasushi Suto (University of Tokyo)
17:25-17:45 Weak Lensing Analysis of the High Redshift Cluster MS1054-03 Keiichi Umetsu (ASIAA)
17:45-18:05 Numerical Simulation of the Weak Lensing Takashi Hamana (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)
18:05-18:25 3D Simulation of Extremely Light Dark Matter by Schrodinger-Poisson Equation Tak-Pong Woo (National Taiwan University)
19:00- Workshop Banquet
14 June 2001, Thursday
Conference Room 1, B1, Grand Formosa, Taroko, Hualien
CMB Polarization (Chair: N Kaiser)
08:30-09:20 Small Scale CMB Anisotropies and Polarization Uros Seljak (Physics Department, Princeton University)
09:20-09:55 Interferometric Observations of CMB Kin-wang Ng (Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, ROC & ASIAA)
09:55-10:25 Coffee Break
10:25-11:00 The SPOrt Program Stefano Cortiglioni (CNR-ITESRE, Italy)
11:00-11:35 Observations of CMB Polarization with POLAR and COMPASS Peter Timbie (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
11:35-13:30 Lunch
13:30-17:30 Excursion & Hiking
CMB (Chair: J Peterson)
19:00-19:20 ATCA and CMB Anisotropies Ravi Subrahmanyan (ATNF-CSIRO, Australia)
19:20-19:55 CMB Probe the Dark Ages Naoshi Sugiyama (National Astronomical Observatory, Japan)
19:55-20:30 Circular Symmetry of CMB Polarization and Clean E-B Separation Tzihong Chiueh (National Taiwan University)
20:30-21:05 Topology of Cosmic Microwave Background Temperature and Polarization Fluctuations Changbom Park (Seoul National University)
15 June 2001, Friday
Conference Room 1, B1, Grand Formosa, Taroko, Hualien
SZ Machines & Observing Strategies (Chair: M Jones)
09:00-09:35 Interferometers versus Bolometer Arrays Jeff Peterson (Carnegie Mellon University)
09:35-10:10 Hardware Design of AMiBA Robert Martin (ASIAA)
10:10-10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-11:00 Observing CMB with AMiBA: A Radio Astronomer's Perspective Ravi Subrahmanyan (ATNF-CSIRO, Australia)
11:00-11:20 Filtering VSA Data Keith Grainge (MRAO, Cambridge)
11:20-11:40 Broadband Correlator for AMI Christian Holler (MRAO, Cambridge)
FINALE (Chair: KY Lo)
11:40-12:00 Concluding Remark J. Richard Bond (CITA)
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