ISSTT 2015
Greenland Telescope CMB detectro array (UCSD) SMA antenna 100 mK ADR for MKIDS spectrometer THz optics















































































































































Proceedings

Session: SYSTEMS FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS
Paper ID Author Institute Title
M1-1Andrey SmirnovP.N. Lebedev Physical Institute, RussiaMillimetron: the next step of FIR Astronomy
M1-2Jonathan KawamuraJet Propulsion LaboratoryA Terahertz superconducting receiver instrumented on a low power space cryocooler
M1-3Simon ReaSTFC Rutherford
Appleton Lab., UK
The Low-Cost Upper-Atmosphere Sounder (LOCUS)
M1-4Andrey BaryshevSRON, the NetherlandsKinetic Inductance Detectors for Space: SPACEKID perspective
M1-5Pierre KaufmannUniversidade Presbiteriana Mackenize, BrazilSpace and Ground-Based New Tools for THz Solar Flare Observations

Session: HOT ELECTRON BOLOMETERS
Paper ID Author Institute Title
M2-1Sergey CherednichenkoChalmers University of Technology, SwedenStudy of MgB2 HEB mixers vs the LO frequency
and the bath temperature
M2-2Daniel CunnaneJet Propulsion LaboratoryJosephson vs HEB Mixing in Superconducting MgB2 THz Heterodyne Detectors
M2-3Patrick PützKOSMA, Germany1.9 THz Waveguide HEB Mixers for the upGREAT Low Frequency Array
M2-4X. X. LiuSRON, the NetherlandsA 2 x 2 Array Receiver at 1.4 THz based on HEB mixers and a Fourier Phase Grating Local Oscillator

Session: RECEIVERS
Paper ID Author Institute Title
M3-1Christophe RisacherMPIfR Bonn, GermanyupGREAT: Status of the 1.9 to 2.5 THz
Heterodyne Array for SOFIA

M3-2Alessandro NavarriniIRAM, FranceThe NOEMA Front-End
M3-3Jamie LeechOxford University, UKAn SIS mixer based focal-plane array at 230 GHz
M3-4Eric BryertonVirginia Diodes, Inc.A Compact Low-Power 874 GHz Schottky Receiver for the IceCube Radiometer
M3-5Jenna KloostermanJet Propulsion Laboratory4x1-Pixel Heterodyne Array Development at 1.9 THz
M3-6Theodore ReckJet Propulsion LaboratoryA 230GHz MMIC-based Sideband Separating Receiver

Session: BOLOMETRIC SPECTROMETERS
Paper ID Author Institute Title
M4-1Christopher Thomas Cambridge University, UKProgress on the CAmbridge Emission Line Surveyor (CAMELS)
M4-2George CheArizona State UniversityWSPEC: A Waveguide Filter Bank Spectrometer
M4-3Omid NoroozianNASA Goddard Space Flight Centerµ-Spec: An Efficient Compact Integrated Spectrometer for Submillimeter Astrophysics

Session: SOURCES
Paper ID Author Institute Title
T1-1Hugh GibsonGibson Microwave Design, FranceA 600GHz High Power Tripler for Space Applications
T1-2Jeffrey HeslerVirginia Diodes, Inc.Development of Sources and Receivers to Cover 1.25-1.51 THz
T1-3Jose V SilesJet Propulsion LaboratoryDevelopment of High-Power Multi-Pixel LO Sources at 1.47 THz and 1.9 THz for Astrophysics: Present and Future
T1-4Subash KhanalAalto University, FinlandCharacterisation of THz Schottky diodes for MetOp-SG instruments

Session: QUANTUM CASCADE LASERS
Paper ID Author Institute Title
T2-1Yuan RenCambridge University, UKTerahertz quantum cascade amplifier
T2-2Heiko RichterDLR, Germany4.7-THz Local Oscillator for GREAT
T2-3Wei MiaoPurple Mountain Observatory,
China
A 2.7 THz integrated heterodyne receiver based on a low power consumption quantum cascade laser
T2-4Jian Rong GaoTU Delft/SRON, the NetherlandsFourier phase grating for THz multi-beam local oscillators
T2-5Matthias Justen KOSMA, GermanyWaveguide Embedding of a Double Metal 1.9THz QCL into a Split Block with Diagonal Horn Antenna

Session: INSTRUMENTATION FOR CMB OBSERVATIONS
Paper ID Author Institute Title
T3-1Roger O'BrientCaltechAntenna coupled TES bolometers for BICEP-2 and 3, Keck Array, and SPIDER
T3-2Jeffrey McMahonUniversity of MichiganThe ACTPol and Advanced ACTPol instruments
T3-3Johannes HubmayrNISTFeedhorn-Coupled Transition-Edge Superconducting Bolometer Arrays for Cosmic Microwave Background Polarimetry
T3-4Sean Bryan Arizona State UniversityDesign of Dual-Polarization Horn-Coupled Kinetic Inductance Detectors for Cosmic Microwave Background Polarimetry
T3-5Yutaro SekimotoNAOJ, JapanDesign of an MKID focal plane array for LiteBIRD
T3-6Vincent ReveretCEA Saclay, FranceProgress on silicon bolometers for (sub)-millimeter astronomy: from ArTéMiS to future B-Mode detection space missions
Session: HISTORY & CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS (Invited)
Paper ID Author Institute Title
W1-1Robert WilsonHarvard-Smithsonian CfAThe Discovery of Interstellar CO
W1-2Alan RogersMIT Haystack ObservatoryDiscoveries and Technical Developments in VLBI
W1-3Sander WeinrebCaltechRadio Astronomy - Past, Present, and Future
W1-4Jonas ZmuidzinasCaltech/JPLSuperconducting Detectors and Mixers: A Brief History

Session: DETECTION THEORY AND TECHNIQUES
Paper ID Author Institute Title
W2-1Doug HenkeNRC Herzberg Astronomy & Astrophysics, CanadaFull Sampling using a Dense Hexagonal Array of Coherent Multi-Beam Detectors
W2-2Hajime EzawaNAOJ, JapanTowards the Intensity Interferometry at Terahertz Wavelengths
W2-3Richard LieuUniversity of Alabama, HuntsvilleMeasuring the brightness of classical noise dominated light at the shot noise limit?

Session: DIRECT DETECTORS
Paper ID Author Institute Title
W3-1Jason AustermannNISTDevelopment of Background-Limited MKID Systems for Millimeter-Wave and Far-Infrared Observations
W3-2Tejas GuruswamyCambridge University, UKQuasiparticle effective temperature in superconducting thin films illuminated at THz frequencies
W3-3Mark SherwinUC Santa BarbaraA High-Mobility Tunable Antenna Coupled Intersubband Terahertz (TACIT) Detector
W3-4Unil PereraGeorgia State UniversityTunable hot-carrier photodetectors for terahertz frequency operation
W3-5Djelal OsmanCambridge University, UKElastic Interferometers as Phononic Filters for Thermal Isolation in Low-Noise Transition Edge Sensor
W3-6Daniel ProberYale UniversityUltrasensitive Graphene Far-Infrared Power Detectors

Session: POSTERS
Paper ID Author Institute Title
P-1Parisa Y. AghdamChalmers University of Technology, SwedenOn Specific Capacitance of SIS Junctions
P-2Dominic BenfordNASA/Goddard Space Flight CenterFocal Plane Arrays for HAWC+, SOFIA's upgraded High-resolution Airborne Wideband Camera and polarimeter
P-3Jiajun ChenUniversity of CambridgeModal Optical Modelling of a Test System for Ultra-Low-Noise Transition Edge Sensors for Space Science
P-4Gert de LangeSRON, the NetherlandsA low-background test facility for spectral response measurements at 70 mK of ultra-sensitive TES detectors.
P-5Fabien DefranceLERMA, Observatoire de Paris, FranceNon-periodic phase gratings
P-6Vladimir DrakinskiyChalmers University of TechnologyStatus and Progress of Schottky Technology Development for SWI and ISMAR
P-7Gregory GayLERMA, Observatoire de Paris, FranceDevelopment of Membrane Based Quasi-optical HEB Mixers at 1.4 THz
P-8Alvaro GonzalezNAOJ, JapanThe need of compact profiled corrugated horns at longer mm-waves (ALMA band 1) and at around 1 THz (band 10)
P-9Paul GrimesSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryTesting an array of 350 GHz drilled smoothwall horns using a vector near-field beam scanner
P-10Quan GuoNational University of Defense Technology, ChinaFourfold Azimuthal Dependence of Terahertz Radiation from (100) Silicon
P-11Arvid HammarOmnisys Instruments AB, SwedenOptical Designs for a Multi-Beam 340 and 625/640 GHz Spaceborne Climate Research Instrument
P-12Andre HectorUniversity of Oxford, UKInvestigating the Origin of Harmonics in a 230 GHz Local Oscillator
P-13Todd HunterNational Radio Astronomical ObservatoryStatistical Topics Concerning Radiometer Theory
P-14Yoshihisa IrimajiriNational Institute of Information
and Communications Technology, Japan
Performance evaluation of phase-locking for THz-QCL using a HEB mixer
P-15Ling JiangNanjing Forestry University, ChinaTerahertz spectra of vitamins studied by terahertz spectroscopy and density functional theory
P-16Glenn JonesColumbia UniversityA Cryogenic Millimeter Wavelength Test Facility
P-17Boris KarasikJet Propulsion LaboratoryAnalysis of a normal metal nano-HEB THz array
P-18Akira KawakamiNational Institute of Information
and Communications Technology, Japan
Fabrication of 3 THz superconducting hot electron bolometer mixers
P-19Andrey KhudchenkoSRON, the NetherlandsHigh Gap Nb-A1N-NbN SIS Junctions for Frequency Band 790-950 GHz
P-20Hyunjoo KimUniversity of Bern, SwitzerlandOptical design study for Submillimeter Wave Instrument for the Jupiter mission
P-21Takafumi KojimaNational Astronomical Observatory of JapanDevelopment of a Terahertz HEB Mixer-Amplifier with SiGe HBTs
P-22Takafumi KojimaNational Astronomical Observatory of JapanDesign of Superconducting On-chip Frequency Multiplexers for a Low-noise Multiband Receiver
P-23Y. KozukiOsaka Prefecture University, JapanDevelopment for a wideband 100GHz SIS mixer
P-24Matthias KrougNational Astronomical Observatory of JapanHigh Current Density SIS Junctions Based on Nb/A1,A1N/Nb Tri-layers
P-25Jing LiPurple Mountain Observatory,
China
Development of an 8X8 CPW Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors (MKIDs) Array at 0.35 THz
P-26Kuan-Yu LiuASIAA, TaiwanThe Performance of an Integrated Dual Polarization SIS Mixer at 350 GHz
P-27Yury LobanovMoscow Institute of Physics and Technology, RussiaAntenna-Coupled 30 THz Hot Electron Bolometer Mixers
P-28Sylvain MahieuIRAM, FranceDual-Band SIS Receiver Design for Atmospheric Physics Research
P-29Francois MattioccoIRAM, FranceElectronically Tuned Local Oscillators for the NOEMA Interferometer
P-30Shirin MontazeriUniversity of Massachusetts
Amherst
Direct Integration of an SIS Mixer with a High-Impedance SiGe Low Noise Amplifier
P-31Evgenii NovoselovChalmers University of Technology, SwedenNoise measurements of the low Tc MgB2 HEB mixer at 1.6THz and 2.6THz
P-32Hawal RashidChalmers University of Technology, SwedenMetamaterial-Like Properties of the Distributed SIS Tunnel Junction
P-33Arne SchroederUniversity of Bern, SwitzerlandMeasurements, Simulations, and Optimization of an ALMA Band 5 Vacuum Window Prototype
P-34Andrei SergeevSUNY BuffaloEngineering of electron and phonon processes in HEB sensors
P-35Wenlei ShanPurple Mountain Observatory,
China
Experimental Study of NbTiN Microstrip Lines
P-36Alexander ShurakovMoscow State Pedagogical
University, Russia
Performance of an HEB Direct Detector Utilizing a Microwave Reflection Readout Scheme
P-37Boon Kok TanUniversity of Oxford, UKA 220 GHz Finline Mixer with Ultra-Wide Instantaneous Bandwidth
P-38Boon Kok TanUniversity of Oxford, UKInvestigation of the Dynamic Range of Superconducting Nano-Bridge Switches
P-39Ivan TretyakovMoscow State Pedagogical
University, Russia
Impact of operating conditions on noise and gain bandwidth of NbN HEB mixers
P-40Andrey TrifonovHarvard-Smithsonian Center for AstrophysicsAn Investigation of the DC and IF Performance of Silicon-membrane HEB Mixer Elements
P-41Jonathan WeintroubHarvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics20 gigasample per second analog-to-digital conversion for ultra-wideband radio astronomy
P-42Jonathan WeintroubHarvard-Smithsonian Center for AstrophysicsSWARM: A compact high resolution correlator and wideband VLBI phased array upgrade for SMA
P-43Matthaeus WolakTemple UniversityUltrathin MgB2 Films for Hot Electron Bolometer Mixers Fabricated by HPCVD and Ion Milling
P-44Lingzhen Zeng Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryExperimental Verification of the Fundamental Gaussian Beam Properties of Smooth-walled Feedhorns
P-45Lingzhen Zeng Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryA Wideband Edge-Mode Isolator for Cryogenic Operation
P-46Wen ZhangPurple Mountain Observatory,
China
Characterization of superconducting Ti transition edge sensors with different microbridge length
P-47John VaillancourtUniversities Space Research AssociationThe Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)

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BICEP2 focal plane under the microscope South Pole Station Dark Sector BICEP2 detector ACT Atacama Cosmology Telescope SMA Array in the snow