See also the Conference Booklet

(pdf, 56 pages)

 

SUNDAY, June 3, 2007

Reception – Bancroft Hotel,  6 - 8 PM

 

 

MONDAY, June 4, 2007     

8:00 a.m.

REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

 

 

 

 

8:30 - 10:00

Conference Kickoff

(Chairs: Guyon & Kalas)

Paul Kalas – The Spirit of Lyot Conference:  Motivations & Goals - pdf

 

Bernard Lyot: The Spirit of Innovation

Karl Hufbauer – The life and work of Lyot 1897-1939 - pdf

Audouin Dollfus – Bernard Lyot: Scientific Achievements between 1939 and 1952 - pdf

 

 

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10:00

COFFEE BREAK & POSTERS

 

 

10:30 - noon

Advances in Solar Coronagraphy

Doug Rabin - Review - pdf

The Coronagraph Tree of Life

Olivier Guyon - Review - pdf

 

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LUNCH – BANCROFT HOTEL

 

 

 

1:30 - 3:00

Planet Formation & Evolution Theory

(Chairs: Marley & Graham)

Greg Laughlin Review: Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems  - pdf

Taro Matsuo - Planetary formation scenarios revisited: core-accretion versus disk instability - pdf

Hannah Jang-Condell - Disk Instability vs. Core Accretion: Observable Discriminants  - pdf

 

POSTERS:

Marc Kuchner - Mass-Radius Relationships for Earths and Super-Earths - pdf

 

 

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3:00

COFFEE BREAK & POSTERS

 

 

 

3:30 – 4:35

 

 

Cool Atmospheres - Theory

(Chairs: Marley & Chauvin)

Mark Marley Review: Characterization of Extrasolar Planets: Lessons From Atmospheres Modeling - pdf

Jonathan Fortney - Extreme Planetary Atmospheres:  Modeling Hot Jupiters - pdf

 

 

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4:35 – 5:30

Poster Express I

 2-minute oral presentations for all posters on the

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday schedules.

 

 


TUESDAY, June 5, 2007    

8:00 

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

 

 

 

8:30 - 10:00

Known Extrasolar Planets in the Solar Neighborhood

(Chairs: Chauvin & Kalas)

Geoff MarcyObserved Properties of Exoplanets - pdf

Markus Mugrauer - Multiplicity of planet host stars

Xavier Bonfils - Gliese 581: A system with 3 very low-mass planets- pdf

 

 

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COFFEE BREAK & POSTERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:30 - noon

Contemporary Coronagraphy

(Chairs: Macintosh & Clampin)

Anand SivaramakrishnanThe Lyot Project: status and results - pdf

Anthony Boccaletti - Coronagraphic differential imaging at VLT/NACO - pdf

Patrice Martinez  - Optimization of apodized pupil Lyot coronagraph for planet finder instruments - pdf

Glenn Schneider -High Contrast Imaging with NICMOS - I: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks with Coronagraphic Polarimetry - pdf

Michael Shao  Visible nulling coronagraphy - pdf

Matthew Kenworthy - Exoplanet Surveys at Five Microns with Direct and APP Imaging at the MMT Observatory - pdf

 

POSTERS:

Dean Hines - High contrast imaging with NICMOS - Coronagraphic polarimetry - pdf

 

 

 

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LUNCH & POSTERS

 

1:15  - 2:15

Poster Express II

2-minute oral presentations for all posters on the Thursday schedule.

 

 

 

2:15 - 3:00

Coronagraph Theory & Innovation

(Chairs: Guyon & Macintosh)

Ruslan Belikov - Laboratory Results in High Contrast Imaging with the Shaped Pupil Coronagraph - pdf

Alexis Carlotti - Apodized apertures using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer. Laboratory results. - pdf

Johanan Codona  Phase apodization coronagraphy - pdf

 

 

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3:00

COFFEE BREAK & POSTERS

 

 

 

 

3:30 - 5:15

Lyu Abe  - Status of PIAA-related experiments and projects - pdf

Erin Ford - Optical Vortex Coronagraph - pdf

David Palacios - Broadband Performance of a holographic vortex coronagraph

Pierre Baudoz  - Multiple-stage four quadrant phase mask coronagraph - pdf

Webster Cash - External Occulters for direct exoplanet studies - pdf

Eric Cady - Optimal design & tolerancing of occulters for finding Earth-like planets - pdf

Bertrand Mennesson - A single-mode nulling rotating coronagraph for high contrast ground based imaging - pdf

 

POSTERS:

Anthony Boccaletti - Development of Coronagraphs for Exoplanet Detection with SPHERE - pdf

Alexis Carlotti - The prolate apodized solar coronagraph- pdf

John Krist - PROPER: An IDL Optical Propagation Library - pdf

Sylvestre Lacour - Self-calibration of coronagraphic OTF - pdf

Dimitri Mawet - Annular Groove Phase Mask: an achromatic vortex coronagraph intended at differential polarimetric imaging - pdf

Mamadou N’Diaye - Apodized pupil lyot coronagraph, working without Lyot stop- pdf

Shinichro Tanaka Laboratory demonstration of the PIAA/Binary-mask hybrid coronagraph- pdf

Julien TotemsHigh contrast tests with a PIAA coronagraph in air - pdf

 

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WEDNESDAY, June 6, 2007         

8:00

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

 

 

 

8:30 - 10:00

Wavefront Control, Observing Techniques and Methods

(Chairs: Guyon & Macintosh)

Lisa Poyneer – Review – Wavefront control for high-contrast imaging - pdf

Remi Soummer - Speckle noise in high dynamic range imaging, an overview - pdf

Christian Marois – Speckle noise attenuation in Coronagraphy and high contrast imaging - pdf

Raphael Galicher - Principle, simulations & performances of the self-coherent camera - pdf

 

 

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10:00

COFFEE BREAK & POSTERS

 

 

 

 

10:30  - noon

John Trauger - Active wavefront control for high contrast exoplanet imaging from space - pdf

Laurent Pueyo - Performance study of integrated coronograph-adaptive optics designs - pdf

Jamie Lloyd - Inside the spot: High contrast imaging with AO non-redundant masking interferometry - pdf

Franco Joos - Polarimetric direct detection of extrasolar planets with SPHERE/ZIMPOL - pdf

Mary Anne Peters - BESSEL:  A high strehl visible telescopic test bed for planet finding coronagraphs - pdf

Amir Give’on - Electric field conjugation-based wavefront correction algorithm for high contrast imaging systems - experimental results - pdf &movie

 

 

POSTERS:

Vincent Coude du Foresto - Prospects for nulling interferometry from Antarctica - pdf

Justin Crepp - High-contrast imaging of visual binary stars - pdf

Sandra Jeffers  Science goals of the Extreme Polarimeter - pdf

Takayuki Kotani - Diffraction-limited high dynamic range imaging from the visible to the infrared - pdf

Takayuki Kotani - Low speckle noise coronagraph with UNI+PAC - pdf

Michael McElwain - Speckle Suppression with the OSIRIS IFS

Michiel Rodenhuis - Design Options for the Extreme Polarimeter (ExPo) - pdf

Daniel Rouan - Nulling interferometry - A new concept of achromatic phase shifters using cellular mirrors - pdf

Gene SerabynExAO experiments with a well-corrected subaperture - pdf

Christophe Verinaud - EPICS performance evaluation through analytical & numerical modeling - pdf

 

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LUNCH

 

 

 

 

1:30 - 3:00

Direct Imaging of Planets & Brown Dwarfs

(Chairs: Marley & Chauvin)

Gael Chauvin  - Direct Imaging Detection of Planets and Brown Dwarfs  - pdf

Kevin Luhman  - Measuring the physical properties of young substellar companions - pdf

Jay Farihi  - An HST/NICMOS coronagraphic search for planetary mass companions to nearby young stars

David Lafreniere  - Results of the Gemini Deep Planet Survey -- constraints on the existence of planets on wide orbits - pdf

 

 

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3:00

COFFEE BREAK & POSTERS

 

 

 

3:45 - 5:15

Beth Biller  - An imaging survey for extrasolar planets around 54 close, young stars with SDI at the VLT and MMT

Guillaume Montagnier - Characterization of the brown dwarf desert around solar neighborhood G & K dwarfs using NACO-SDI - pdf

Laird Close  - Detection of planetary mass objects with LGS AO - pdf

Joseph Carson  A database of companion search non-detection for nearby stars - pdf

Angelle Tanner  - Companion survey of SIM PlanetQuest targets - pdf

Marc Kuchner - The First Science from the Keck Interferometer Nuller

 

 

POSTERS:

Joseph Carson  The NASA Star & Exoplanet Database (NStED) - pdf

Jeremy Leconte  The Lyot Project Survey Analysis - pdf

Eric Nielsen  - Constraints on extrasolar planet populations from VLT NACO and MMT Direct Imaging surveys - pdf

Tobias Schmidt  - Direct detection of exoplanet host star companion Gamma Cep B using CIAO at the 8 m telescope Subaru - pdf

Nick Siegler  - A very low-mass binaries archive - pdf

 

 

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BANQUET

UC Berkeley Faculty Club

 

 

 


 

THURSDAY, June 7, 2007 

8:00

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

 

 

 

8:45 - 10:00

Observational properties of protoplanetary & debris disks

(Chairs: Stapelfeldt & Kalas)

M. Wyatt – Review -  Debris Disk Structure Arising from Planetary Perturbations - pdf  

John KristReview - Coronagraphic Imaging of Debris Disks with HST - pdf

 

 

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10:00

COFFEE BREAK

 

 

 

 

10:30 - noon

Dean Hines  - The Moth: An Unusual Circumstellar Debris Structure Associated with HD 61005 - pdf

Christine Chen  - Dust & Gas around Beta Pictoris - pdf

Emmanuel Di Folco  - The faint hot component of debris disks revealed by infrared interferometers - pdf

Stan Metchev - Multi-Wavelength Modeling of the Resolved Debris Disk around HD 107146 - pdf

John Debes - Red, Grey, or Blue? The colors of nearby circumstellar disks - pdf

Carol Grady - The evolution of protoplanetary disks: A decade of HST coronagraphy - pdf

 

POSTERS:

Misato Fukagawa – Near-infrared images of the disk around HD 142527 - pdf

David Golimowski  Observations and Models of the Debris Disk around the K dwarf HD 92945- pdf

Tomonori HiokiNear-infrared coronagraphic observations of the T Tauri Binary UY Aur - pdf

Paul Kalas – The Blue Needle: Extreme asymmetry in the HD 15115 debris disk - pdf

Rowin Meijerink - Probing X-ray Irradiated Protoplanetary disks - pdf

Nick Miesen - A laboratory simulator of polarized light from exoplanets and circumstellar disks - pdf

Andrew Skemer  - The First Resolution of the 0.1 Binary T Tau Sa and Sb at 10 at 10 um with MMT Mid-IR AO and Super-Resolution - pdf

Karl StapelfeldtAn HST/Spitzer Study of the HD 10647 Debris Disk - pdf

Karl StapelfeldtCircumstellardisks.org: An online database of spatially resolved circumstellar disks - pdf

Chris Stark - Debris disk structure induced by terrestrial-mass planets - pdf

John Wisniewski - HST/ACS coronagraphic observations of the HD 163296 circumstellar disk: Evidence of time-variable self-shadowing? - pdf

 

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LUNCH – BANCROFT HOTEL

 

 

 

1:30 - 3:00

Future Instruments & Telescopes

(Chairs: Clampin & Stapelfeldt)

Jean-Luc Beuzit  SPHERE: An exoplanet finder instrument for the VLT- pdf

Bruce Macintosh  The Gemini Planet Imager - pdf

Motohide Tamura  - HiCIAO and exoplanet/disk searches on Subaru - pdf

Markus Kasper - EPICS: A planet hunter for the European ELT - pdf

 

 

 

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3:00

COFFEE BREAK

 

 

 

3:30 – 5:30

Michael Meyer - Studying the Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems with JWST: High contrast imaging with NIRCam and FGS/TFI - pdf

Daniel Rouan - The Coronagraphic Mode of MIRI/JWST - pdf

Keigo Enya - The SPICA Coronagraph Project - pdf

Roger AngelThermally actuated primary mirror for space exoplanet imaging with TOPS - pdf

Wes Traub - Prospects for Terrestrial Planet Finder (TPF-C & TPF-I) - pdf

 

POSTERS:

Celine Cavarroc - Centering procedures with the coronagraphs of MIRI - pdf

Mark Clampin - Optical Design of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) - pdf

John Krist - The JWST NIRCam Coronagraph - pdf

David LafreniereThe JWST tunable filter (TFI) coronagraph - pdf

Chuck Lillie - New Worlds Observer Precursor Mission - pdf

Russell Makidon – The challenges of coronagraphy with JWST - pdf

Stuart Shaklan – Terrestial Planet Finder Coronagraph Mission Overview- pdf

Arthur Vigan - Characterizing extra-solar planets with long slit spectroscopy - pdf

John Wilson  LMIRCam 3-5 micron imager for the LBT combined focus - pdf

 

 

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FRIDAY, June 8, 2007        

8:00

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30- 10:15

Charting the Course for the Next Generation of High Contrast Imagers

(Chairs: Stapelfeldt & Illingworth)

 

Small missions and concepts for planet-finding

John Trauger – ECLIPSE: A Case Study for Direct Coronagraphic Imaging of Planetary Systems from Space - pdf

Mark Clampin  Extrasolar Planetary Imaging Coronagraph - pdf

Anthony Boccaletti (for Jean Schneider) - The Super-Earth Explorer - pdf

Sara Heap  - Finding terrestrial planets using external occulters  - pdf

Olivier Guyon - Direct imaging of nearby exoplanets with a small size space telescope: Telescope to Observe Planetary System (TOPS) - pdf

 

The Future Role of ELT’s

Laird Close GMT:  Science and Status - pdf

Bruce Macintosh - Direct detection of extrasolar planets with the Thirty Meter Telescope - pdf

 

 

 

 

 

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10:15

COFFEE BREAK

 

 

 

10:45– 12:15

 

 

Panel Discussion:  Charting the course…

Garth Illingworth - Challenges and Opportunities: the Decadal Survey and Science Funding - pdf

 

PANEL MEMBERS: Roger Angel,  Mark Clampin,  Garth Illingworth,  Geoff Marcy,  Andreas Quirrenbach,  and Wes Traub

 

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Conference Summary

James Graham - pdf

 

 

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