HEAD Division Meeting 1999
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Session 17. Missions and Instruments

Poster, Tuesday, April 13, 1999, 8:30am-6:02pm, Gold Room

17.01 INTEGRAL Observations of Gamma-Ray Bursts
B. J. Teegarden (NASA/GSFC), S. J. Sturner (NASA/USRA)
17.02 GLAST, GRBs, and Quantum Gravity
J.T. Bonnell (USRA \& GSFC), J.P. Norris (NASA GSFC)
17.03 Capabilities of FiberGLAST for Detection of Gamma Ray Bursts at High Energies
William S. Paciesas, Geoffrey N. Pendleton, R. Marc Kippen, Robert D. Preece, Surasak Phengchamnan (UAH), FiberGLAST Team
17.04 A Summary of Biases in the BATSE Burst Trigger
C. Meegan (NASA/MSFC), G. Pendleton, R. Mallozzi (UAH), J. Hakkila (Mankato State U.), A. Johnson (UA)
17.05 LOTIS: Prompt GRB Follow-up Observations
H. S. Park, R. Porrata, R. Bionta, E. Ables (LLNL), G. Williams, D. Hartmann (Clemson University), S. Barthelmy, N. Gehrels, T. Cline (NASA/GSFC), C. Kouveliotou, G. Fishman, C. Meegan (NASA/MSFC), D. Band (U.C., San Diego), K. Hurley (U.C., Berkeley), D. Ferguson (CalState, Hayward), R. Nemiroff (Michigan Technology University), LOTIS Collaboration
17.06 The GRB Coordinates Network (GCN): A Status Report
Scott D. Barthelmy (NASA-GSFC (USRA)), Paul Butterworth (NASA-GSFC (RSTX)), Thomas L. Cline, Neil Gehrels (NASA-GSFC)
17.07 GRB studies with AGILE
F. Longo, G. Barbiellini, G. Budini, M. Prest, A. Vacchi (INFN and Univ. Trieste), P. Caraveo, S. Mereghetti, F. Perotti, M. Tavani, S. Vercellone (IFC-CNR), E. Costa (IAS-CNR), V. Cocco, A. Morselli, P. Picozza (INFN and Univ. Roma II), G. Di Cocco, C. Labanti (ITESRE-CNR), S. Di Pippo, A. Pellizzoni (ASI)
17.08 AGILE: a Gamma-Ray Mission
M. Tavani (IFC-CNR and Columbia), G Barbiellini (Univ. Trieste), G. Budini (Univ. Trieste), P. Caraveo (IFC-CNR), E. Costa (IAS-CNR), V. Cocco (Univ. Roma II), G. Di Cocco (ITESRE-CNR), S. Di Pippo (ASI), C. Labanti (ITESRE-CNR), F. Longo (Univ. Trieste), S. Mereghetti (IFC-CNR), A. Morselli (INFN, Roma II), A. Pellizzoni (ASI), F. Perotti (IFC-CNR), P. Picozza (Univ. Roma II), M. Prest (INFN, Trieste), A. Vacchi (INFN, Trieste), S. Vercellone (IFC-CNR)
17.09 Detecting the Attentuation of Blazar Gamma-ray Emission by\\Extragalactic Background Light with GLAST
A.W. Chen (NASA-GSFC/NRC), S. Ritz (NASA/GSFC)
17.10 Milagro: The First TeV All-Sky Telescope
R.S. Miller (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Milagro Collaboration
17.11 The FiberGLAST instrument concept for the GLAST mission
Geoffrey N. Pendleton, William S. Paciesas, R. Marc Kippen, Robert, S. Mallozzi, Surasak Phengchamnan (UAH), FiberGLAST Team
17.12 The ROSAT HRI: The Last Hurrah!\\(a.k.a. How to get better images)
D. E. Harris (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)
17.13 Current Status of the Liquid Xenon Gamma-Ray Imaging Telescope LXeGRIT
Elena Aprile, Karl-Ludwig Giboni, Tomotake Kozu, Uwe Oberlack (Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory, Columbia University), Sandro Ventura (University of Padua, Italy), Tadayoshi Doke, Jun Kikuchi (Waseda University, Japan), Edward L. Chupp, Philip P. Dunphy (University of New Hampshire)
17.14 Coupled Dispersive and Nondispersive Spectroscopy with the Reflection Grating Spectrometer (RGS) Experiment aboard XMM
A. Rasmussen, J. Cottam, S.M. Kahn, J. Spodek (C.A.L.), A. Brinkman, JW den Herder, F.B.S. Paerels, C. de Vries (S.R.O.N), RGS Team
17.15 Operating Swift--the GRB MIDEX Mission
F. E. Marshall (NASA/GSFC), D. N. Burrows (PSU), Swift Team
17.16 Modelling the Effective Area of the Reflection Grating Spectrometer onboard XMM
J. Cottam (Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory), G. Branduardi-Raymont (Mullard Space Science Laboratory), H. Brauninger (MPE/Panter X-ray Test Facility), A. Brinkman, A. den Boggende, J.W. den Herder, C. de Vries (Space Research Organization of the Netherlands), C. Erd (ESA/ESTEC), S. Kahn (Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory), F. Paerels (Space Research Organization of the Netherlands), A. Rasmussen, J. Spodek (Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory)
17.17 The Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST): Instrument Technology Development
Peter F. Michelson (Stanford University), GLAST Collaboration
17.18 The GLAST Silicon Strip Tracking System
R.P. Johnson, W.B. Atwood, V. Chen, H.A. Hernando, M. Hirayama, W. Kroeger, G. Paliaga, H. Sadrozinski (University of California Santa Cruz), E. Bloom, J. Broeder, B. Feerick, G. Godfrey (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center), T. Kamae (Tokyo University), T. Oshugi (Hiroshima University), GLAST Collaboration
17.19 Science with the Constellation-X Observatory
A. Valinia, N.E. White (NASA/GSFC), H. Tananbaum (SAO), Constellation-X Team
17.20 The Swift X-ray Telescope
D.N. Burrows, J.A. Nousek, J.E. Hill (Penn State U.), A. Wells, M. Turner, R. Willingale, A. Holland (Leicester U.), O. Citterio, G. Chincarini, S. Campana, G. Tagliaferri (OAB), Swift XRT Team
17.21 In situ measurement of the sub-pixel structure in ACIS CCDs
M. Pivovaroff, S. Kissel, G. Prigozhin, M. Bautz, G. Ricker (MIT)
17.22 GLAST Simulations and Event Reconstruction For Models of Dark Matter Neutralino Annihilation
J.M. Silvis (RITSS \& GSFC), A.A. Moiseev (USRA \& GSFC), J.P. Norris, J.F. Ormes, S.M. Ritz (NASA GSFC), GLAST Collaboration
17.23 Anticoincidence Detector for GLAST
A. A. Moiseev (NASA/GSFC/USRA), J. F. Ormes, D. J. Thompson (NASA/GSFC), GLAST Collaboration
17.24 The AGILE mission and \gamma-ray emitting AGNs
S. Vercellone, P. Caraveo, S. Mereghetti, F. Perotti, M. Tavani (IFC-CNR), G Barbiellini, F. Longo (Univ. Trieste), G. Budini, M. Prest, A. Vacchi (INFN, Trieste), A. Morselli, P. Picozza, V. Cocco (INFN, Univ. Roma II), E. Costa (IAS-CNR), G. Di Cocco, C. Labanti (ITESRE-CNR), S. Di Pippo, A. Pellizzoni (ASI)


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