Title: Resolving The Future Of Astronomy With Long-Baseline Interferometry
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Editors: Creech-Eakman, M. J.; Guzik, J. A.; Stencel, R. E.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology,
Socorro, New Mexico
28–31 March 2011

This volume contains the proceedings of a cross-disciplinary science conference on optical and infrared high-angular-resolution interferometry held in March, 2011 on the campus of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Socorro, New Mexico. The meeting attracted over 90 participants from three continents with all levels of expertise in the subject.

The topics presented at the meeting included the theory and observations of celestial objects in the Solar System, the Galaxy (e.g., stars, binary stars, exoplanets, star forming regions, and stellar disks) and some extra-galactic objects, particularly active galactic nuclei, at the very highest angular resolutions possible using current technology. The conference included contributions from scientists working on several existing interferometers operating in the world, but focused on the promise of future high-resolution observations by new facilities and facility upgrades as envisioned by the researchers and theorists who study these objects.

This volume will be of interest to researchers who wish to pursue high-angular- resolution imaging of many different types of celestial objects at milliarcsecond scales. The articles in this volume focus on known and potential observations of the types of systems listed above and predict potential areas of fruitful study for the future with interferometric techniques.
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Front Matter   
Front Matter 1 Creech-Eakman, M. J.; Guzik, J. A.; Stencel, R. E
Conference Photos 2 Creech-Eakman, M. J.; Guzik, J. A.; Stencel, R. E
Session I. Fundamental Stellar Parameters   
Optical/IR Interferometry: Concepts, Terminology, and the Current Status 3 Haniff, C.
Interferometry and the Fundamental Properties of Stars 21 Torres, G.
Probing Stellar Photospheres with Long-Baseline Interferometry 35 Aufdenberg, J. P.
Stellar Diameters in the Beta Pic Moving Group 49 Simon, M.; Schaefer, G. H.
Fundamental Properties of Young Binary Stars 57 Schaefer, G. H.
The Inner AU of Protoplanetary Disks: From Visibilities to Spectra to Images 65 Eisner, J. A.
Session II. Stellar Structure and Evolution   
Keeping Theorists Honest 81 Young, P. A.
Global-Scale Simulations of Stellar Convection and Their Observational Predictions 95 Brown, B. P.
Observational Constraints, Stellar Models, and Kepler Data for θ Cyg, the Brightest Star Observable by Kepler 105 Guzik, J. A.; Houdek, G.; Chaplin, W. J.; Kurtz, D.; Gilliland, R. L.; Mullally, F.; Rowe, J. F.; Haas, M. R.; Bryson, S. T.; Still, M. D.; Boyajian, T.
Session III. Evolved Stars and Stellar Imaging   
Variable Stars and The Asymptotic Giant Branch: Stellar Pulsations, Dust Production, and Mass Loss 117 Speck, A. K.
Interferometric Techniques for Binary Stars 129 Kloppenborg, B.
Imaging Rapid Rotators 137 Monnier, J. D.; Che, X.; Zhao, M.; ten Brummelaar, T.
Session IV. Stellar Structure and Evolution   
Answering Fundamental Questions about Cataclysmic Variables and Classical Novae 151 Harrison, T. E.
Radio and IR Observations of the Envelopes of AGB Stars 163 Cotton, W. D.; Perrin, G.; Mennesson, B.
1-D Imaging of the Dynamical Atmosphere of the Red Supergiant Betelgeuse in the CO First Overtone Lines with VLTI/AMBER 171 Ohnaka, K.
Session V. Extrasolar Planets   
Toward Direct Detection of Hot Jupiters with Precision Closure Phase 185 Zhao, M.; Monnier, J. D.; Che, X.; Pedretti, E.; Thureau, N.
Session VI. Black Holes   
Active Galactic Nuclei at the Smallest Scales: Infall and Obscuration 199 Storchi-Bergmann, T.
Session VII. New Challenges for Optical Interferometry   
Long Baseline Interferometric Observations of Asteroids: Physical Characterization of Binary Systems 217 Delbo, M.; Tanga, P.; Van Belle, G.; Matter, A.; Carry, B.; Creech-Eakman, M. J.
New Theoretical Frameworks for Interferometric Imaging 229 Baron, F.; Monnier, J.; Young, J.; Buscher, D.
The Brief Lives of Massive Stars as Witnessed by Interferometry 237 Hummel, C.
Session VIII. Posters   
Dwarf Diameters 247 Boyajian, T.; Braun, K. v.; van Belle, G. T.; McAlister, H. A.; ten Brummelaar, T.; Ciardi, D. R.; Lopez-Morales, M.; Ridgway, S.; Sturmann, L.; Sturmann, J.; Turner, N.; Farrington, C.; Goldfinger, P. J.
Two B's, or Not Two B's? An NPOI Survey of Massive Stars 251 De Rosa, R. J.; Patience, J.; Zavala, R. T.; Prato, L.; Marois, C.; Thomas, S.
Full-Stokes Interferometric Imaging of Stars 257 Elias II, N. M.; Jorgensen, A. M.; Mozurkewich, D.; Jones, C. E.; Mackay, F. E.; Schmitt, H. R.
Heterodyne Interferometry with a Supercontinuum Local Oscillator 263 Gabor, P.
Multiplicity of Pre-Main-Sequence Stars at AU and Sub-AU Separations 269 Gordon, J. A.; Buscher, D. F.
Single- and Dual-Aperture Interferometry at Southern Connecticut State University 275 Horch, E. P.
Recent Science Results from the Navy Prototype Optical Interferometer 281 Hutter, D. J.
Simulated MROI Imaging of AGN Dust Tori and Stellar Surfaces 289 Young, J. S.; Creech-Eakman, M. J.; Haniff, C. A.; Buscher, D. F.; Schartmann, M.; Chiavassa, A.; Elvis, M.
ISAAC: Interferometric Survey to Determine A-Star Ages using CHARA 297 Jones, J.; White, R.; Boyajian, T.; Schaefer, G.; Baines, E.; Ireland, M.; Patience, J.; McAlister, H.; ten Brummelaar, T.
Extremely Precise Measurements of Stellar Diameters and Binary Stars with Coherent Integration 303 Jorgensen, A. M.; Mozurkewich, D.; Hutter, D.
A Binary System: Be Star LS 2883/PSR B1259-63 and Spectrum Evolution of Pulsar: the Gigahertz-Peaked Spectra 315 Kijak, J.; Dembska, M.; Lewandowski, W.; Melikidze, G.; Sendyk, M.
Software for Astrometry with PRIMA at the VLTI 321 Köhler, R.; Launhardt, R.; Quirrenbach, A.; Henning, T.; Queloz, D.
Narrow-angle Astrometry with SUSI 327 Kok, Y.; Ireland, M. J.; Robertson, J. G.; Tuthill, P. G.; Warrington, B. A.; Tango, W. J.
MIDI Interferometry of Massive YSOs: Updates on the MPIA Program 331 Linz, H.; Follert, R.; Boley, P. A.; van Boekel, R.; Stecklum, B.; Leinert, C.; Henning, T.
Recent Observations of Betelgeuse and New Instrumentation at the ISI 337 Lockwood, S.; Ravi, V.; Wishnow, E. H.; Fitelson, W.; Mallard, W.; Werthimer, D.; Mistry, H.; Townes, C. H.
Starspot Imaging with the CHARA Array 345 Parks, J. R.; White, R. J.; Schaefer, G. H.; Monnier, J. D.; Henry, G. W.; McAlister, H. A.; ten Brummelaar, T. A.
Near-IR Sizes of Circumbinary Disks 353 Rajagopal, J.; Ridgway, S.; Hinkle, K.
The Weakest Link: How Fast Tip-Tilt Systems Can Compromise Interferometer Performance 359 Rea, A.; Haniff, C.
Perspective on Interferometry Facilities and Community Access 365 Ridgway, S. T.
Probing Dust Formation Around Evolved Stars with Near-Infrared Interferometry 371 Sargent, B.; Srinivasan, S.; Riebel, D.; Meixner, M.
AMBER High-Spectral Resolution Interferometry of Be Stars: More Than Just Stars and Disks? 377 Štefl, S.; Rivinius, T.; Baade, D.; Carciofi, A.
A Look Inside the Disk in the ε Aurigae Binary System 383 Stencel, R. E.
Some Recent Results from the CHARA Array 389 ten Brummelaar, T. A.; Huber, D.; von Braun, K.; Boyajian, T.; Richardson, N. D.; Schaefer, G.; Tallon-Bosc, I.; Mourard, D.; McAlister, H. A.; Turner, N. H.; Sturmann, L.; Sturmann, J.; Monnier, J. D.; Ireland, M.
A CHARA Array Long Baseline Interferometric Survey of Circumstellar Disks of Be Stars 395 Touhami, Y.; Gies, D. R.; Schaefer, G. H.; Richardson, N. D.; McAlister, H. A.; Ridgway, S. T.; ten Brummelaar, T. A.; Goldfinger, P. J.; Sturmann, L.; Sturmann, J.; Turner, N. H.; Farrington, C. D.
Spirals from Interaction of a Small Body with a Pulsating AGB-Star Wind 401 Wang, Q.; Willson, L. A.
AB Dor Moving-Group Stars Resolved with the CHARA Array 407 White, R. J.; Schaefer, G. H.; Boyajian, T.; Baines, E. K.; ten Brummelaar, T.; McAlister, H. A.; Ridgway, S. T.; Sturmann, J.; Sturmann, L.; Turner, N. H.; Farrington, C. D.; Goldfinger, P. J.
Observations and Modeling of the Massive Young Star AFGL 4176: From Large Scales to Small 413 Boley, P. A.; van Boekel, R.; Linz, H.; Bouwman, J.; Sobolev, A. M.; Henning, T.
Back Matter   
Author Index 419 Creech-Eakman, M. J.; Guzik, J. A.; Stencel, R. E
Back Matter 421