Talks:

Monday - September 29
Introduction
Chair: G. Meylan
Microlensing
  • 10:00 - 11:00
  • J. Wambsganss
  • Microlensing and the Search for Planets
  • 11:30 - 11:45
  • E. Kerins
  • Microlensing as a High-Precision Probe of Galactic Structure
Galaxies and Strong Lensing
  • 03:15 - 03:30
  • M. Barnabè
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  • Joint Gravitational Lensing and Stellar Dynamics Analysis of Early-Type Galaxies
  • 04:00 - 04:15
  • C. Grillo
  • Mass Decomposition in Early-Type Galaxies Luminous and Dark Matter From Lensing and Photometric Measurements
  • 04:15 - 04:50
  • A. Bolton
  • SLACS and the Mass Independence of Early-Type Galaxy Structure
Tuesday - September 30
Galaxies and Strong Lensing
  • 09:00 - 09:35
  • L. Koopmans
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  • The Mass Structure of Massive Early-Type Galaxies to z = 1 and Beyond
  • 09:35 - 09:50
  • C. Faure
  • Correlation of the Strong Lenses and the Large Scale Environment in the COSMOS Field
  • 09:50 - 10:05
  • C. Fassnacht
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  • Multiwavelength Investigations of the Environments of Strong Lenses
  • 10:05 - 10:30
  • M. Limousin
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  • Opening a New Window of Exploration in the Mass Spectrum: Strong Lensing by Galaxy Groups in the SL2S
Clusters of Galaxies
  • 12:00 - 12:15
  • S. Ettori
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  • The Outer Cluster Regions: Constraints From X-ray, SZ and Hydrodynamical Simulations
Chair: T. Treu
  • 02:00 - 02:25
  • A. von der Linden
  • A New Massive Cluster Merger: The Light, the Dark (Matter), and the Hot Gas
  • 02:25 - 02:40
  • D. Applegate
  • Analyzing a Cluster Merger Using Strong-Plus-Weak Lensing and X-Ray Observations
  • 02:40 - 03:05
  • M. Meneghetti
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  • Comparison of Lensing and X-ray Mass Estimates in Simulated Galaxy Clusters
  • 04:00 - 04:15
  • V. Hamilton-Morris
  • LoCuSS: Structural Analysis of 31 Cluster Cores at z ~ 0.2
  • 04:15 - 04:50
  • M. Gladders
  • 200 New Cluster Strong Lenses
Wednesday - October 1
Gravitational Telescopes
Chair: R. Webster
  • 09:00 - 09:35
  • D. Stark
  • Lenses as Gravitational Telescopes
  • 09:35 - 09:50
  • J. Richard
  • Detailed Studies of Highly-Magnified Lyman-Break Galaxies
  • 10:05 - 10:20
  • S. Allam
  • SDSS Strong Lensing
  • 10:20 - 10:35
  • J. McKean
  • First Detection of Water in the Early Universe
Cosmological Parameters and Lensing
  • 11:05 - 11:30
  • G. Meylan
  • New Time Delays from COSMOGRAIL
  • 11:30 - 11:45
  • E. Rozo
  • Cosmological Constraints from the SDSS maxBCG Cluster Abundance Including Weak Lensing Cluster Mass Determinations
  • 11:45 - 12:00
  • M. Auger
  • Constraining Cosmological Parameters with Strong Gravitational Lenses
Thursday - October 2
Weak Lensing and Large Scale Structure
  • 10:00 - 10:15
  • B. Joachimi
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  • The Removal of Shear-Ellipticity Correlations from the Cosmic Shear Signal
  • 11:00 - 11:25
  • D. Clowe
  • The DESTINY of Lensing
  • 11:40 - 11:55
  • J. Bergé
  • Constraining Cosmology from the Combination of Weak Gravitational Lensing Statistics
  • 11:55 - 12:10
  • M. Smit
  • Light Weighed: Weak Lensing by Galaxy Groups
  • 12:10 - 12:35
  • T. Schrabback
  • The Shape of Galaxy-Scale Dark Matter Haloes From Galaxy-Galaxy Lensing in Archival HST/ACS Data
CDM Substructure and Microlensing
Chair: A. Taylor
  • 02:00 - 03:00
  • C. Kochanek
  • In a State of Flux: CDM Substructure and Microlensing
  • 03:00 - 03:15
  • D. Pooley
  • Results from Chandra Observations of Quadruply Lensed Quasars
  • 03:15 - 03:30
  • J. Chen
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  • The Effect of Astrometric Perturbations on Anomalous Flux Ratios in Strong Lenses
  • 04:10 - 04:25
  • N. Bate
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  • Probing Accretion Disks in Anomalous Lensed Quasars
  • 04:25 - 04:40
  • F. Courbin
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  • The Energy Profile of the Accretion Disk in Q2237+030 From 2.5 Years of VLT Spectrophotometry
  • 04:40 - 04:55
  • J. Blackburne
  • Zooming In on Quasar Accretion Disks through Chromatic Microlensing
  • 04:55 - 05:10
  • A. More
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  • Role of (Luminous) Substructure in the Gravitational Lens MG 2016+112
Friday - October 3
Search for Lenses and Lensing Methods
  • 09:50 - 10:05
  • R. Chhetri
  • Search For Gravitational Lenses in the Southern Hemisphere Using AT20G
  • 10:05 - 10:20
  • S. Vegetti
  • Bayesian Strong Gravitational-Lens Modelling on Adaptive Grids: Detecting Mass Substructure in Galaxies
  • 10:50 - 11:05
  • B. Brewer
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  • The Radio Ring PSS2322+1944: A Multi-Wavelength Reconstruction
  • 11:05 - 11:20
  • J. Coles
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  • Lens Reconstruction: Issues for the Next Decade
  • 11:20 - 11:35
  • S. Deb
  • Reconstruction of Cluster Masses using Particle Based Lensing (PBL)
  • 11:35 - 11:50
  • D. Coe
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  • "Perfect" Mass Maps of Galaxy Cluster Sub-Structure (and What Good are they Anyway?)

Posters:

  • J. Annis
  • Weak Lensing Mass Estimates for the Abell Catalog From SDSS Data
  • M. Bayliss
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  • Cosmological Constraints From Cluster-Scale Gravitational Lenses: Leveraging New Large Lens Samples
  • R. Carrasco
  • Gemini/GMOS observations of Strong Gravitational-Lensing Features in Abell 3827 (z ~ 0.1)
  • V. Chantry
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  • Analysis of Gravitationally Lensed Quasars Through HST Images and Optical Monitoring
  • R. Fadely
  • Dark and Luminous Matter in the Gravitational Lens Q0957+561
  • D. Floyd
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  • Probing the Emission Region in Lensed Quasars With Anomalous Flux Ratios
  • G. Foëx
  • Characterization of the Statistical Properties of Galaxies Cluster: "X" and "Weak Lensing" Joint Analysis
  • M. Gladders
  • GISMO: Ultra-plex Spectroscopy in Dense Environments
  • H. Israel
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  • The 400d X-ray Survey: Weak Lensing Mass Estimates For Distant X-Ray Clusters of Galaxies
  • P. Kelly
  • Photometric Redshift Measurements of Galaxies in Subaru Massive Cluster Fields
  • J. Kubo
  • Dark Matter Structures In The Deep Lens Survey
  • D. Lagattuta
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  • A Weak Lensing Analysis of a Sample of Strong Lenses at Moderate Redshift (z = 0.6)
  • D. Tucker
  • Follow-up Observations of Strongly Lensed Star-forming Galaxies From the SDSS Imaging Data

Attendees:

  • Matt Auger:
  • mauger[at]physics.ucdavis.edu
  • UC Davis
  • Dan Coe:
  • coe[at]caltech.edu
  • Caltech
  • Chris Fassnacht:
  • fassnacht[at]physics.ucdavis.edu
  • UC Davis
  • David Lagattuta:
  • lagattuta[at]physics.ucdavis.edu
  • UC Davis
  • Johan Richard:
  • johan[at]astro.caltech.edu
  • Caltech
  • Gordon Squires:
  • squires[at]ipac.caltech.edu
  • Caltech
  • Daniel Stark:
  • dps[at]astro.caltech.edu
  • Caltech