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


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

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

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

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

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,
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

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
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

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?

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,
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
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,
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,
Characterization of superconducting Ti transition edge sensors with different microbridge length
P-47John VaillancourtUniversities Space Research AssociationThe Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)



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