OVSA Expansion Technical Design Meeting (Nov. 07-09, 2011)

Summary

The OVSA Expansion team gathered at NJIT on Nov 07-09, 2011 to update the Conceptual Design for the array, and bring the engineering team members up to speed. The meeting was attended by 14 team members from NJIT, Caltech, UC/Berkeley, NRAO, and AFRL. The agenda is shown below, with links to most of the talks.

Here are links to earlier meetings: Kickoff Meeting (2010 Oct. 25-27), Conceptual Design Meeting (2011 Apr. 25-27), Preliminary Design Review Meeting 2012 Mar 15-17, Prototype Review Meeting (2012 Sep. 24-26)

Agenda

Monday, Nov. 07

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 Overview Get PPT file
Wes Grammer, NRAO

10:00 AM Digital FX Correlator Get PPT file
Nimish Sane , 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 Analog System Details 1: Room Temperature Front-End Get PPT file
Wes Grammer , NRAO

12:40 PM Analog System Details 2: Cryogenic Front-End
Stephen Muchovej, Caltech

1:00 PM Lunch

2:15 PM Front-End Discussion -- All
3:15 PM Analog System Details 3: Fiber Transmission System Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

3:35 PM Analog System Details 4: Backend Get PPT file
Wes Grammer, NRAO

4:00 PM Break

4:20 PM Backend Discussion -- All

6:00 PM Adjourn

Tuesday, Nov. 08

8:30 AM Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM Digital System Details 1: F-Engine Get PPT file
Nimish Sane, NJIT

9:30 AM Digital System Details 2: X-Engine Get PPT file
Nimish Sane, NJIT

10:00 AM Correlator Discussion -- All

10:30 AM Break

10:45 AM Digital System Details 3: DPP Get PPT file
Gordon Hurford, UC/Berkeley

11:15 AM Digital System Details 4: Data Volume/Data Rate Get PPT file
Gordon Hurford, UC/Berkeley

12:15 PM Lunch

1:30 PM Data Processing/Data System Discussion -- All

2:00 PM Overall System Issues 1: Timing/Synchronization Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

2:30 PM Overall System Issues 1: Monitor and Control Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

3:00 PM System Issues Discussion -- All

3:30 PM Break

3:45 PM Overall System Issues 3: Calibration Get PPT file
Gordon Hurford, UC/Berkeley

4:15 PM Overall System Issues 4: Interfaces Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

4:45 PM System Issues Discussion -- All

6:00 PM Adjourn

Wednesday, Nov. 09

8:30 AM Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM Prototyping Definition and Schedule

10:30 AM Break

10:45 AM Summary and Wrap-Up System documentation File System interconnect File

12:00 PM Adjourn

New Jersey Institute of Technology