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Places

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Reading List

Cluster Cosmology

Joe Mohr's Illinois site

HMH 2001

SZ Effect

  1. Carlstrom's SZ review

Weak Lensing

Cosmology

  1. WMAP site
  2. WMAP Cosmological Parameters (current summary)
  3. Testing for w<-1 in the Solar System

Instrumentation

Astronomy

Schneider, Gunn, and Hoessel 1983

The Gunn griz system. List of references.

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Software

Design

SolidWorks

3D CAD software

SuperMongo

Free plotting program, useful for...?

Facilitating Collaboration

Want something that

  • Keeps a calendar
  • Manages email lists
  • Archives and threads mass emails
  • Is private
  • Archives documents of arbitrary format

Plone

Web-based collaborative repository software. Seems very simple and functional. ESSENCE uses it—does Michael know it?

iSites

Harvard Business School's nice little piece of work. Fully functional?

BSCW

A piece of German engineering, used by SNAP

MHonArc

An email to HTML converter, useful for threading and archiving emails for group consumption.

Wiki

And of course Wiki. Appears to be not quite what we're after: it's geared toward lower level, encyclopedic content.

WebDAV

A protocol for manipulating web sites. Used for official Pisco web site.

Photo-z

kcorrect

Contains kphotoz. Contacts: Michael Blanton (website), Rachel Mandelbaum (website)

Model Spectra

·         Bruzual and Charlot

·         kcorrect has templates, I extracted them

Collister and Lahav, neural network method

recommended by Huan Lin

Hyperz

BPZ

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Links

Supply

McMaster-Carr

Everything

Newport

Optics

Edmund Optics

Optics

NEAT

Danaher Precision Systems (DPS). British outfit for "precision electromechanical positioning systems."

Instrument

ADC

Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector

·         Basic desciption plus nice links

·         Steve Kent's SNAP WL study

·         Rotating optical mounts: Aerotech (automated?),

·         Wynne papers

·         Filippenko 1982, calculation of the dispersion

Shutter

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