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Fermi Summer School 2012 - Program

Tue, May 29

9:00 AM The Fermi Mission Julie McEnery
10:00 AM The Fermi Sky 1: Steady
The Fermi Sky 2: Variable
Seth Digel
Julie McEnery
Break
11:30 AM Cosmic Ray 1 Pasquale Blasi
Lunch
1:30 PM Data Exploration 1 Jeremy Perkins
2:00 PM Data Exploration Tutorial Davide Donato

Wed, May 30

9:00 AM X-ray Observations of the Crab Martin Weisskopf
10:00 AM Blazar Theory 1 (blackboard) - Notes Part 1 Markos Georganopoulos
Break
11:30 AM Fermi-GBM and Spectral Fitting Michael Briggs
Lunch
1:30 PM Basic Likelihood Jeremy Perkins
2:00 PM    

Thu, May 31

9:00 AM SNRs Jack Hewitt
10:00 AM Cosmic-ray 2 Pasquale Blasi
Break
11:30 AM Fermi LAT Overview Luca Baldini
Lunch
1:30 PM Student Presentations  
2:00 PM Advanced likelihood
Data: Photon / Spacecraft
Jeremy Perkins

Fri, Jun 1

9:00 AM Diffuse Seth Digel
10:00 AM Cosmic-ray 3 Pasquale Blasi
Break
11:30 AM TGFs Michael Briggs
Lunch
1:30 PM Student Presentations  
2:00 PM Comments on Statistics
Homage to Becquerel
Michael Briggs

Sat, Jun 2

9:00 AM The Crab Pulsar from HE to VHE Nepomuk Otte
10:00 AM Blazar Theory II - Notes part 2 Markos Georganopoulos
Break
11:30 AM LAT Performance Luca Baldini
Lunch
1:30 PM Student Presentations  
2:00 PM LAT Simulations
Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Tutorial
Data File
ROOT Macro File
Seth Digel
Nepomuk Otte

Mon, Jun 4

9:00 AM Atmospheric Cherenkov Technique Trevor Weekes
10:00 AM LAT Pulsars Paul Ray
Break
11:30 AM Pulsars, PWNe, and Positrons Pasquale Blasi
Lunch
1:30 PM 1 Slide Summary Presentations  
2:00 PM Blazar Theory III - Notes Part 3
LAT Pulsar Phase Tutorial
Markos Georganopoulos
Paul Ray

Tue, Jun 5

9:00 AM Crab History Trevor Weekes
10:00 AM Observational Blazars I Alan Marscher
Break
11:30 AM SSC Model Fitting: I have a code and I'm not afraid to use it
Model Code (.tar.gz)
SSC Parameter Notes
Markos Georganopoulos
Lunch
1:30 PM 1 Slide Summary Presentations  
2:00 PM SED Tutorial (txt1, txt2)
Venus Transit
Venus Transit in SDO Live Data Site
Alan Marscher

Wed, Jun 6

9:00 AM Observational Blazars II Alan Marscher
10:00 AM Blazar Theory IV - Notes Part 4 Markos Georganopoulos
Break
11:30 AM Water Cherenkov Technique I Andy Smith
Lunch
1:30 PM 1 Slide Summary Presentations  
2:00 PM LAT Tutorial on Energy Dispersion
(and solutions to the exercises)
Luca Baldini

Thu, Jun 7

9:00 AM High Energy Emission from Fermi LAT GRBs Soebur Razzaque
10:00 AM Extragalactic CR Acceleration and Propagation Pasquale Blasi
Break
11:30 AM Detector Physics Nepomuk Otte
Lunch
1:30 PM 1 Slide Summary Presentations  
2:00 PM Water Cherenkov Technique II Andy Smith

Fri, Jun 8

9:00 AM Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes: Arrays and the Future Nepomuk Otte
10:00 AM School Summary Liz Hays
Break
11:30 AM Workshop Summary  
Lunch
1:30 PM    
2:00 PM    

Student Presentations

1 Slide Summary Presentations