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Elliott Bloom Symposium, 18 March 2016


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Elliott Bloom Symposium
Friday, 18 March 2016
Kavli Auditorium
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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​09:00 ​Welcome (Tom Abel, KIPAC/SLAC)
Session I: ​Early Days (Chair: Richard Taylor)
​09:15 Caltech days and early experimental work at SLAC
Charles Prescott (SLAC)
09:45​​ Work on Inelastic Scattering Theory
Fred Gilman (CMU)
​10:15 ​Break
​Session II: ​Crystal Ball and PEP-II  (Chair: Martin Briedenbach)
10:45​ Development and Operation of the Crystal Ball at SLAC
Mark Oreglia (Chicago)
11:15 The Crystal Ball at DESY
Frank Porter (Caltech)
​11:45 PEP-II and Elliott's role
John Sheppard (SLAC)
​12:15 ​Lunch (on your own)
​Session III: Astrophysics at SLAC, USA, and GLAST/Fermi (Chair: Leon Rochester)
Reminiscences and Appreciation (Video)
Eduardo do Couto e Silva (CNPEM)
​01:30 ​Beginnings of Elliott's astrophysics and the USA satellite
Kent Wood (NRL)
​02:00 Elliott Bloom: Particle Astrophysics at SLAC and Beyond, 1992-2011
Lynn Cominsky (Sonoma State)
​02:30 Building the Fermi/Large Area Telescope at SLAC
Steve Ritz (SCIPP/UCSC)
​03:00 Scientific results from Fermi
Julie McEnery (NASA/GSFC)
​03:30 ​Break
​Session IV: ​Dark Matter Searches with Fermi and Looking Ahead
(Chair: Tune Kamae)
​04:00 Dark Matter Results from Fermi
Alex Drlica-Wagner (Fermilab)
​04:30 Future of Gamma-ray and Particle Astrophysics
Stefan Funk (Erlangen Centre for Astroparticle Physics)
05:00 Remarks by Elliott (video: part 1, part 2)


All | Slideshow

Elliott Bloom 'Academic Tree'

'The Naming of Quarks' (Roger Blandford, apologies to T.S. Eliot)

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