ISSTT 2019 PROGRAM

Monday, April 15, 2019

8:00 - 8:45 Coffee and Registration
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome
9:00 - 10:20 Session I. Instruments, Devices and Technologies for Small Satellites

9:00 - 9:20  Goutam Chattopadhyay - Planetary/Cometary Submillimeter-Wave Instruments on Ultra-Small Platforms

9:20 - 9:40  Maria Alonso del Pino - Fly’s Eye Lens Phased Array for Submillimeter-Wave Space Instruments

9:40 - 10:00  Jonathan Hoh - Development of an Integrated Dual-Band Schottky Receiver in the Terahertz Regime for Use in Cubesat Systems

10:00 - 10:20  Christine P. Chen - Design and Fabrication of Silicon Stacked Architecture for 2.06 THz Receiver Front End

10:20 - 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 - 11:30 Invited talk: Donal Murtagh
Mm and sub-mm spectroscopy in atmospheric science
11:30 - 12:30 Session II. Schottky Receivers and Technologies

11:30 - 11:50  Diego Moro-Melgar - Reliability and Reproducibility of Discrete Schottky Diodes-Based Sources up to 370 GHz

11:50 - 12:10  Jeanne Treuttel - Development of Room-Temperature Schottky Diode Technology for applications in the Tera-Hertz range

12:10 - 12:30  Karl Jacob - Radiometric Performance of the 530 to 625 GHz Receiver Unit of the Submillimetre Wave Instrument on JUICE

12:30 - 13:50 Lunch
13:50 - 14:30 Invited talk: Karl Schuster
General Development Strategies for Millimeter-wave Astronomy and historic and current approaches at IRAM
14:30 - 15:30 Session III. SIS Receivers and Mixers

14:30 - 14:50  Raymond Blundell - A 1.3 mm Superconductor Insulator Superconductor Mixer Receiver with 40 GHz Wide Instantaneous Bandwidth

14:50 - 15:10  Takafumi Kojima - Performance of a 275-500 GHz SIS mixer with 3-22 GHz IF

15:10 - 15:30  Wenlei Shan - Experimental Study of a Monolithic Planar-integrated Dual Polarization Balanced SIS Mixer

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00 Session IV. THz sources

16:00 - 16:20  Bertrand Thomas - Digitally tunable 150 GHz Local Oscillator chian for the Submillimeter Wave Instrument onboard the ESA JUICE mission

16:20 - 16:40  Jose V. Siles - High-power broad-band room-temperature 2.46-2.70 THz LO sources to enable high-spectral resolution mapping of HD and [NII]

16:40 - 17:00  Nickolay Kinev - Superconducting flux-flow oscillator as the terahertz external local oscillator for heterodyne receiving

17:00 - 19:30 Poster Session / Drinks

List of the Poster Contribution is here

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

8:00 - 8:45 Coffee and Registration
8:45 - 10:05 Session I. SIS Devices and Receivers

8:45 - 9:05  Edward Tong - Noise Analysis of SIS Receivers Using Chain Noise Correlation Matrices

9:05 - 9:25  Denis Meledin - A 1mm SIS Receiver Utilizing Different IF Configurations

9:25 - 9:45  Boon Kok Tan - Noise Characterisation of a Flux-Pumped Lumped-Element Josephson Parametric Amplifier using an SIS Mixer

9:45 - 10:05  John Garrett - Multi-tone Spectral Domain Analysis of a 230 GHz SIS Device

10:05 - 10:35 Coffee break
10:35 - 11:15 Invited talk: Leonardo Testi
The ALMA 2030 Development Roadmap: science goals and instrument development vision
11:30 - 12:30 Session II. Future Missions and Projects - I

11:15 - 11:35  Paul Goldsmith - A Space Mission to Probe the Trail of Water

11:35 - 11:55  Christopher Groppi - First Generation Heterodyne Instrumentation Concepts for the Atacama Large Aperture Submm/mm Telescope

11:55 - 12:15  Andrei Smirnov - Millimetron Space Observatory: progress in the development of payload module

12:15 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:10 Invited talk: Paola Caselli
Astrochemistry at the dawn of star and planet formation
14:10 - 15:10 Session III. THz Optics and Antennas

14:10 - 14:30  Richard Hills - Wide-Field Designs for Off-Axis Telescopes: Application to the Optics of CCAT-prime

14:30 - 14:50  Andrey Baryshev - In Flight Measurements System of Millimetron Primary Mirror Surface

14:50 - 15:10  Jose Silva - Far-field beam pattern technique for high pointing accuracy characterization of GUSTO HEB mixer arrays

15:10 - 15:40 Coffee break
15:40 - 17:20 Session IV. HEBs and KIDs

15:40 - 16:00  Yuan Ren - Mid-infrared heterodyne receiver based on a superconducting hot electron bolometer and a quantum cascade laser

16:00 - 16:20  Akira Kawakami - 2 THz Hot Electron Bolometer Mixer using a Magnetic Thin Film

16:20 - 16:40  Changyun Yoo - Demonstration of a TACIT Heterodyne Detector at 2.5 THz

16:40 - 17:00  Tess Skyrme - Understanding dissipative behaviour in superconducting microresonators over a wide range of readout power

17:00 - 17:20  Eduard Driessen - Increased multiplexing of kinetic-inductance detector arrays by post- characterization adaptation of the individual detectors

17:20 - 17:40 Short break
17:40 - 18:20 Session V. Future Missions and Projects - II

17:40 - 18:00  Hiroshi Matsuo - Prospects of High Angular Resolution Terahertz Astronomy from Antarctica

18:00 - 18:20  Viacheslav Vdovin - New stage of the Suffa Submm Observatory in Uzbekistan Project

19:30 - Conference Dinner

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

8:00 - 8:45 Coffee and Registration
8:45 - 10:05 Session I. Future Missions and Projects - III

8:45 - 9:05  Jose V. Siles - COMETS – Comets Observation & Mapping Enhanced THz Spectrometer at 210-580 GHz: Objectives and Development Status

9:05 - 9:25  Martina Wiedner - The Origins Space Telescope and the Heterodyne Receiver HERO

9:25 - 9:45  Christopher Groppi - The Terahertz Intensity Mapper (TIM): a Next-Generation Experiment for Galaxy Evolution Studies

9:45 - 10:05  Satoshi Ochiai - Study for proposal of SMILES-2 to JAXA M-class mission

10:05 - 10:35 Coffee break
10:35 - 11:15 Invited talk: Susanne Aalto
Molecules as probes of galaxy evolution - exploring the hidden growth of galaxies
11:15 - 12:35 Session II. QCL THz Sources

11:15 - 11:35  Marc Mertens - A Double-Metal QCL with Backshort Tuner

11:35 - 11:55  Martin Wienold - Frequency tuning of terahertz quantum-cascade lasers by optical excitation

11:55 - 12:15  Till Hagelschuer - A compact 4.7-THz source based on a high-power quantum-cascade laser with a back-facet mirror

12:15 - 12:35  Yuner Gan - 81-beam supra-THz local oscillator by a phase grating and a quantum cascade 

12:35 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 15:25 Session III. Radars, Systems, Backend

13:45 - 14:05  Bernd Klein - Digital high-resolution wide-band Fast Fourier Transform Spectrometer

14:05 - 14:25  Ken Cooper - Validation Measurements of Humidity Profiling in Rain Using a 170 GHz Differential Absorption Radar

14:25 - 14:45  Theodore Reck - Cold-Source Noise Temperature Measurements with a Vector Network Analyzer Frequency Extender at WR-6.5

14:45 - 15:05  Gabriel Santamaria Botello - On the Comparison Between Low Noise Amplifiers and Photonic Upconverters for Millimeter and Terahertz Radiometry

15:05 - 15:25  David Monasterio - A broadband down-conversion module for the extended W-Band

15:25 - 15:55 Coffee break
15:55 - 16:05 Best Student Contribution Award announcement
16:05 - 17:25 Session IV. New Devices and Technologies

16:05 - 16:25  Sergey Cherednichenko - Quantum transport at Dirac point enables graphene for terahertz heterodyne astronomy

16:25 - 16:45  Hajime Ezawa - Design and Evaluation of SIS Photon Detectors at Terahertz Frequencies

16:45 - 17:05  Wen Zhang - Near infrared photon detectors using titanium-based superconducting transition-edge sensors

17:05 - 17:25  Andrey Pankratov - On-chip refrigerator integrated into a photon-noise-limited detector for high-performance Cosmology missions

 

List of the Poster Contributions

Doug Henke - Configuring the ALMA Band 3 Cartridge into a Balanced 2SB Receiver
Yoshihisa Irimajiri - Measurements of Receiver Noise Temperature of a Ni-NbN HEBM at 2-THz band
Wei Miao - Development of a Ti hot electron bolometer based on Johnson noise thermometry
Penghui Zheng - A Robust 24-29 GHz Low Noise Amplifier with 1dB Noise Figure and 23 dBm P1dB
Jing Li - NbN/AlN/NbN Superconducting Tunnel Junctions Fabricated for HSTDM
Yuan Qian - Characteristics Investigation on Thermal Deformation of Large Size Terahertz Reflector Antenna in Space
Hayato Takakura - Far-sidelobe Measurements of LiteBIRD Low Frequency Telescope Scaled Model
Sina Widdig - Design and Fabrication of an on-Chip Sideband Separating (2SB) Balanced SIS Mixer for 400 – 500 GHz on a 9µm Silicon Membrane
Peng Chen - A 410-510GHz Local Oscillation Source for SIS Mixers
Sylvain Mahieu - Atmospheric Phase Monitoring Interferometer for the NOEMA Observatory
Fei Yang - A 900GHz Broadband Balanced Frequency Quadrupler
Tai Oshima - Development of mm/submm broadband anti-reflection coating exploiting the various expanded PTFEs measured with THz-TDS
Shinsuke Uno - Development of mm/submm Frequency Selective Filters made with FPC Fabrication Technology
Xiaodong Ren - Holographic Measurement System for the CCAT-prime Telescope – System Design and Novel Software Approach
Kah Wuy Chin - Design of On-chip Broadband Band Selection Filter for Multi-chroic mm/submm Camera.
Grigoriy Bubnov - Astroclimate investigations review for coming radio astronomy projects
Christophe Risacher - Instrumentation development for the 2020 decade at the NOEMA and 30m telescopes
Behnam Mirzaei - Asymmetric phase grating as 4.7 THz beam multiplexer for GUSTO

Eduard Driessen - A planar silicon metamaterial lens with integrated anti-reflection coating for frequencies around 150 GHz
Marko Neric - Design and Prototyping of Novel Cryogenic Flexible Stripline Transmission Lines as an Alternative to Semi-Rigid Coaxial Cables
Sergey Cherednichenko - MgB2 HEB Mixers with Nanopatterned Surfaces: Effect on the Noise Temperature and the LO Power.
Vincent Desmaris - Characterization of GaN-based Low Noise Amplifiers at Cryogenic Temperatures
Alexander Lubenchenko - Native oxide on ultra-thin NbN films
Alexey Pavolotsky - Specific capacitance of Nb/Al-AlN/Nb superconducting tunnel junctions
Johanna Böhm - Development of a HEB mixer for the observation of molecular hydrogen on SOFIA
Patricio Mena - Modelling dielectric losses in microstrip traveling-wave kinetic-inductance parametric amplifiers
Jie Hu - Design of a Silicon-based 160~320GHz tanh-profile wideband Corrugated Horn
Yuner Gan - Bandwidth of a 4.7 THz asymmetric Fourier grating
Cristian Lopez - Design and implementation of a broadband and compact 90-degree waveguide twist with simplified layout
Andrey Trifonov - An ultrathin normal metal bolometer as a promising terahertz mixer.
Sajjad Mahdizadeh - A 4.7 THz QCL phase locking experiment
Daniel Montofre - Study and Development of two Low-Cost and Easy-Construction Horn Antennas for Astronomy Applications
Leonid Revin - YBaCuO Josephson generators as THz sources for bolometer characterization
Narendra Acharya - MgB2 HEB Terahertz Mixers: Diffusion- or phonon- cooled?
Josip Vukusic - Reliability assessment of GaAs and InP THz mixers and frequency multipliers fabricated on 3" wafers
Isaac Lopez-Fernandez - Compact Cryogenic Wide-Band Balanced Amplifiers with Superconducting 90° Hybrids for the IF of Submillimeter-Wave SIS Mixers
Cassandra Whitton - Design of a Narrow-band 600GHz Metamaterial Flat Focusing Element

Peter Sobis - 4.7 THz GaAs Schottky Diode Receiver Components
Leonid Kuzmin - Array of Multichroic Double-Slot Antennas with Cold-Electron Bolometers for the 220/240 GHz channels of the LSPE Instrument
Hawal Rashid - Compact Wideband Passive and Active Component Chips for Radio Astronomy Instrumentation
Sofia Rahiminejad - Low-loss Silicon MEMS Phase Shifter at 550 GHz
Andrey Khudchenko - First Results of the Sideband Separating Mixer for 850 GHz
Axel Murk - Characterization of Digital Real-Time Spectrometers for Radio Astronomy and Atmospheric Remote Sensing
Kirill Rudakov - 240 GHz DSB receiver performance
Haotian Zhu - Multilayer dielectric diagonal horn for reshaping THz QCL beam pattern
Cecile Jung-Kubiak - Broadband Antireflective Silicon Optics for Terahertz instruments
Irmantas Kasalynas - Optical performance of laser-patterned high-resistivity silicon wafer in the frequency range of 0.1 - 4.7 THz
Cristian Lopez - Broadband Waveguide-to-Substrate Transition Using a Unilateral Etched Finline Structure

Matthias Kroug - Barrier Reduction and Sub-gap Leakage in Niobium Based SIS Junctions

T. Vos - Advanced tuning algorithms for increasing performance of high-frequency SIS mixers

V. Koshelets - Spectral measurements of THz radiation from intrinsic Josephson junction BSCCO stacks; phase locking of the BSCCO oscillators

U. Graf - CHAI, the CCAT-prime Heterodyne Array Instrument

S. Masui - Development of a Radio Frequency Waveguide Diplexer for Dual-band Simultaneous Observation at 210-375 GHz

I. Lapkin - New Optics for SEPIA - Heterodyne Facility Instrument for APEX Telescope