OVSA Expansion Conceptual Design Review Meeting (Apr 25-27, 2011)


The OVSA Expansion team gathered at NJIT on Apr 25-27, 2011 to present an initial "Conceptual Design" for the array and its operation. The meeting was attended by 12 team members from NJIT, UC/Berkeley, and AFRL. The agenda is shown below, with links to some of the talks.

Here are links to other meetings: Kickoff Meeting (2010 Nov. 25-27), Technical Design Meeting (2011 Nov. 07-09) , Preliminary Design Review Meeting 2012 Mar 15-17, Prototype Review Meeting (2012 Sep. 24-26)


Monday, Apr. 25

8:30 AM Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM Overview of Project Elements, and Goals of the Meeting Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

9:30 AM Analog System and RF Signal Levels Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

10:00 AM Digital FX Correlator Get PPT file1; Get PPT file2
Dale Gary & Sam Tun, NJIT

10:30 AM Break

10:45 AM Digital Packaging Processor Get PPT file
Gordon Hurford, UC/Berkeley

11:15 AM Monitor and Control System Get PPT file
Gelu Nita , NJIT

11:45 AM Data and Database System Get PPT file
James McTiernan, UC/Berkeley

12:15 PM Lunch

1:30 PM OVSA Legacy Database
Jeongwoo Lee, NJIT

2:00 PM Site Infrastructure Get PPT file
Kjell Nelin, NJIT

2:15 PM Operator Interface and Scheduler Get PPT file
Dael Gary, NJIT

2:30 PM Antennas Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

3:00 PM Calibration Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

3:30 PM Break

4:15 PM General Discussion and planning for Tuesday work sessions

6:00 PM Adjourn

Tuesday, Apr. 26

8:30 AM Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM Science Goals
General Discussion

9:20 AM Modeling and Simulations: Overview Get PPT file
Gregory Fleishman, NJIT

9:40 AM Tools for Modeling and Simulations
Gelu Nita, NJIT

10:00 AM Connection with other Solar Science Get PPT file
Haimin Wang, NJIT

10:30 AM Break

10:45 AM Pipeline & Data Analysis Stephen White, AFRL

11:15 AM Work Session #1 Go through presentations one at a time and note the issues raised, discuss, and come to agreement on decision, or call for more study. Assign action items.

12:30 PM Lunch

2:00 PM Work Session #2 Examine issues of system timing, throughput, attempt to specify usage of State Frame, updates to it, and latency.

3:30 PM Break

3:45 PM Assembling and Documenting the Concept System documentation File NB: Now superseded

5:00 PM Interface Specification System interconnect File NB: Now superseded

6:00 PM Adjourn

Wednesday, Apr. 27

8:30 AM Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM Walkthrough Test of the Conceptual Design

10:30 AM Break

10:45 AM Summary and Wrap-Up

12:00 PM Adjourn

New Jersey Institute of Technology