1st FISICA Workshop – Presentation shown

Science Goals of a Sub-arcsecond

Far-infrared Space Observatory

17-18th Feb.2014 at the Aula Marconi,

National Council of Research,

Piazzale Aldo Moro 7, Roma

SOC: Javier Goicoechea, Matt Griffin, Frank Helmich, Roberto Maiolino, Sergio Molinari, Chris Pearson, Marc Sauvage, Giorgio Savini (co-chair), Luigi Spinoglio (chair), Bruce Swinyard


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17th February 2014

8:00 – 9:30 Registration

9:30 – Welcome and brief introduction to the work (Giorgio Savini – Luigi Spinoglio)

Session 1. Planets:

9:45 – Galactic planetary science [HD]- Giovanna Tinetti (UCL, UK)

10:15 – Exoplanets hunt and characterisationMauro Barbieri (Padova Univ., I)

10:45 – Atmospheres of icy giant planets in the solar system Emiliano D’Aversa (IAPS-INAF, I)

11:45 – Protoplanetary disks and planet formationInga Kamp (Kapteyn, Groningen, NL)

12:15 – High mass star formation[SD] [HD]Sergio Molinari (IAPS-INAF, I)

Session 2. Galactic Astronomy:

13:45 – Water in protostellar evolutionBrunella Nisini (OARM-INAF, I)

14:15 – The search for water in protoplanetary disks: Herschel and beyond – Linda Podio (INAF Arcetri, I)

14:45 – The very early phases of star formationStefano Pezzuto (IAPS-INAF, I)

15:00 – Debris disks: Now and the futureWayne Holland (ROE, UK)

15:15 – The Nucleus of our GalaxyJavier Goicoechea (CSIC, Spain)

Session 3. Extragalactic Astronomy:

16:15 – Resolving the emission regions of Active Galactic Nuclei and Star forming galaxies in the Local UniverseGeorgios Magdis (Oxford Univ., UK)

16:45 – High angular resolution observations of Active Galactic NucleiAlessandro Marconi (Florence Univ., I)

17:15 – The evolving Universe: FIR deep field observationsLucia Marchetti (Open University, UK)

17:35 – High resolution IR observations of X-ray obscured AGNCarlotta Gruppioni (OABO – INAF, I)

17:55 – Probing the early phases of the evolution of supermassive black holes in proto-spheroidal galaxies at z>1.5Mattia Negrello (OAPD – INAF, I)


18th February 2014

9:15 – Brief summary of Day 1 – Luigi Spinoglio

Session 3. Extragalactic Astronomy (continued):

9:30 – Feed back from AGNs: molecular outflowsChiara Feruglio (IRAM, France)

Session 4. Setting the scene of high resolution at adjacent frequencies

10:00 – Discovery Science with ALMA spectroscopic and imagining capabilitiesPaola Andreani (ESO)

10:30 – Scientific Capability of the James Webb Space Telescope and the Mid-InfraRed InstrumentOliver Krause (MPIA – Germany) on behalf of Gillian Wright (ROE, UK)

11:30 – Science and technology of the 39m E-ELTRoberto Gilmozzi (ESO)

12:00 – VLTI – Imaging planet-formation signatures with ground-based interferometry & overview of EII activitiesStefan Kraus (Univ. of Exeter, UK)

12:30 –  The Balloon Experimental Twin Telescope for Infrared Interferometry (BETTII) [SD] [HD] - Stephen Rinehart (GSFC-NASA, USA)

Session 5. Vision of future interferometry

14:00 – The need of high spatial resolution: what single dish telescopes in space cannot doChris Pearson (RAL Space, UK)

14:20 – FISICA: efforts to support FIR Interferometry from the spaceGiorgio Savini (UCL, London, UK)

14:40 – FISICA: engineering problems and system requirements for interferometric observations from the spaceValerio Iafolla (INAF & AGI, Roma, Italy)

15:00 – The Sub-arcsecond FIR Space Observatory: the TALC conceptMarc Sauvage (Sap, Saclay, France)

15:40 – Heterodyne Interferometry: the ESPRIT conceptFrank Helmich (SRON, Groningen, NL)

16:00 – The Space Infrared Interferometric Telescope (SPIRIT)David Leisawitz (GSFC-NASA, USA)

16:20 – Photon Counting Terahertz InterferometryHiroshi Matsuo (NAOJ, Japan)

Session 6. Wrap up

16:40 – From the science requirements to the mission concept – Giorgio Savini/ Matt Griffin

17:00 – Round Table on Future prospects and Initiatives

18:00 – End of workshop