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WSO-UV Field Camera Unit meeting
toward the ISRR

23-25 Ottobre 2007

INAF- Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania, via Santa Sofia 78


Review on the status of FCU activities, of interfaces issues, and of deliverables documents for the ISRR.


Oct 23 2007

11:00-11:05 Welcome (G. Strazzulla)

11:05-11:25 Update on the international collaboration for the WSO-UV project (B. Shustov)

11:25-11:35 Update on the Italian participation to WSO-UV (I. Pagano)

11:35-11:50 The Field Camera Unit: a brief presentations of the whole project (S. Scuderi)

11:50-12:50 FCU Optical Design (update, tolerance analysis, Filters, Grism/prism) (G. Gambicorti, D. Magrin, M. Munari)

12:50-13:10 NUV spectro-polarimetric mode: an update (E. Pace)

13:10-13:30 Discussion


13:30-15:00 Lunch


15:00-15:30 FCU thermal issues (C. Pontoni) 

15:30-16:00 Opto-mechanical Structure of the FCU (C. Pontoni) 

16:00-16:30 FCU electronic system (M. Fiorini, M. Miccolis) 


16:30-17:00 Coffee Break


17:00-17:30 FCU Data Handling (A. Gherardi, M. Miccolis)

17:30-18:00 Discussion


20:45 Social Dinner


Oct 24 2007

09:30-10:00 Calibration unit (M. Munari, S. Scuderi)

10:00-10:30 Front-end electronics for FCU Detectors (S. Scuderi, M. Uslenghi) 

10:30-10:50 FCU Detectors- MCPs: an update (M. Uslenghi)

10:50-11:10 FCU Detectors- CCDs: an update (S. Scuderi)


11:10-11:40  Coffee Break


11:40-12:10 Instrument compartment Thermal Design (M. Iliasov)

12:10-12:30 Science Documents (G. Piotto, D. De Martino)

12:30-13:00 Filters specifications (C. Cacciari)


13:00-14:30 Lunch


14:30-15:10 Verification on the feasibility of science objectives by means of simulations on the astrometric and photometric accuracy achivable by the FCU (G. Piotto, S. Villanova)

15:10-15:30 Requirements from pre-reduction procedures (M. Nonino) 

15:30-16:10 FCU Calibration Plan  (R. Claudi)

16:10-16:30 FGS status (M. Sachkov)


16:30-17:00 Coffee Break


17:00-18:30 Calibration Plan WG meeting

Free time for other participants


Oct 25 2007

09:30-09:50 OGSE Plans (E. Pace)

09:50-10:20 GSE plans (F. Gianotti, E. Pace)

10:20-10:40 AIV plans (A. Bulgarelli, M. Trifoglio) 

10:40-10:55 WSO-UV AIV concept (M. Iliasov)

10:55-11:20 FCU Model philosophy (S. Scuderi)


11:20-11:50 Coffee Break


11:50-12:20 Focal Assembly alignment procedures (M. Iliasov)

12:20-12:35 Programmatics phase B2/C/D/E) (I. Pagano) 

12:35-12:50 Open questions from the Russian Team for the FCU Team (M. Sachkov)

12:50-13:20 Open questions from the FCU Team for the Russian Team (S. Scuderi)


13:15-14:45 Lunch


14:45-15:30 Minutes and action items (FCU Team and Russian Team)


  • Participants

    FCU Team and Science Team
    Francesca Bacciotti, Giovanni Bonanno, Enzo Brocato, Alessandro Capetti,  Riccardo Claudi, Domitilla de Martino, Giacinto De Paris, Rosario Di Benedetto, Vincenzo Greco,  Mauro Fiorini, Lisa Gambicorti,  Alessandro Gherardi, Demetrio Magrin, Matteo Munari, Mario Nonino, Emanuele Pace,  Isabella Pagano,  Giampaolo Piotto, Cristian Pontoni, Salvatore Scuderi, Loredana Spezzi, Massimo Trifoglio, Massimo Turatto, Michela Uslenghi, Sandro Villanova.

    Elisabetta Cavazzuti

    Giovanni Strazzulla

    Russian team
    Victor Davydov (SKB KP IKI RAS), Alexander Grigoriev (IKI RAS), Mansur Iliasov (Lavochkin), Elena Kilpio (INASAN), Vladimir Lyakishev (IKI RAS), Vladimir Pinchuk (Roscosmos), Mikhail Sachkov (INASAN), Andrey Shugarov (INASAN), Boris Shustov (INASAN), Alexander Valyuscshev (SKB KP IKI RAS), Alexander Vladykin (IKI RAS), Alexander Yaskovich (INASAN).

    Maurizio Miccolis (Thales Alenia Space)
    Giampaolo Preti, Carlo Pompei (Galileo Avionica)

    Last Announcement


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