In-House Scientific Meeting, April 18, 2011

Scientific Programme:

Session I Chair: S.P.Bagare Solar Physics
09:30-09:45 L. Pradeep Chitta Interaction of acoustic waves with small-scale magnetic fields.
09:45-10:00 J. Javaraiah Solar cycle variations in the growth and decay of sunspot groups.
10:00-10:15 S. Krishna Prasad Propagating intensity disturbances in polar corona as seen from AIA/SDO.
10:15-10:30 K. P. Raju The coronal green line profiles:Evidence of excess blueshifts.
10:30-10:45 R. Ramesh Radio observations of the solar corona during an Eclipse.
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break/Poster Viewing
Session II Chair: A.K.Pati Stars and Galaxies
11:15-11:30 A. Goswami Stellar spectroscopic studies 2010: Some highlights.
11:30-11:45 F. Sutaria Exoplanet studies using tran-sit timing variations.
11:45-11:55 Uday Kumar Observational aspects of Core Collapse Supernovae.
11:55-12:05 S. Ramya Star formation and star formation histories of Blue Compact Dwarf galaxies.
12:05-12:15 B. K. Yerra Origin of Li enhancement in K-giants.
12:15-12:35 S. Annapurni UVIT: Calibrations and status.
12:35-13:00 B. E. Reddy TMT-India.
13:00-14:30 Poster Viewing/Lunch
Session III Chair: H.C.Bhatt Astrophysical Theory and Fundamental Physics
14:30-14:45 B. P. Das Overview of GC III activities for 2010-11.
14:45-15:00 P. Chinganbam Betti numbers for the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation
15:00-15:15 A. Mangalam Energy spectrum of relati-vistic electrons in high-z radio galaxies.
15:15-15:30 Dinesh Kumar Effects of rotation on pulsar radio profiles.
15:30-15:45 M.Sampoorna Resonance scattering polarization in the solar atmosphere for polarized line formation.
Session IV Chair: B.R.Prasad Astronomical Instrumentation.
15:45-16:00 P. K. Mahesh Activities of the Mechanical Engineering Division.
16:00-16:15 J. P. Lancelot AO acitivies at Photonics Division.
16:15-16:30 V. Arumugam Telescope control software for 75-cm telescope,VBO.
16:30-16:45 K. Anupama Development of 4K x 4k CCD camera system for 1.3m DFM telescope, Kavalur.
16:45-17:00 A. K. Saxena Fabrication and characterization of a new optimized design of 10.5µm quantum well infrared photodetector (QWIP).
Concluding Session
17:00-17:05 S. S. Hasan Presentation of awards.
17:05 Group Photograph/High Tea.


Venue: Auditorium


  1. Study of a polar jet – K.Chandrasekhar
  2. Burst effectiveness of shocks in the ambience of Alfven speed in solar corona - G.S.Suryanarayana.
  3. Study of coronal line width and intensity variations using Norikura coronagraph – Krishna Prasad.
  4. 3D simulations of wave coupling in magnetised solar atmosphere – G.Vigeesh.
  5. Site characterization for NLST – S.P.Bagare, S.S.Hasan et al.
  6. Short-period variables in globular cluster N 5024 (M53) – S.Margarita, C.S.Stalin.
  7. Construction of 1.3 m telescope pier at VBO, Kavalur – R.Ramachandra Reddy.
  8. Improvement of earthing using advanced methods - Vellai Selvi.
  9. IIA Library : Future Ready - Christina Birdie, B.S.Mohan and P.Prabahar.


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