mini-Workshop on

"X-ray processes in hot plasmas"

SRON-Utrecht, de Jagerzaal

Sept 24-25 2015 10AM-17PM


This workshop is held in occasion of the visit of of

Dr. Frits Paerels (Columbia Univ.) and Dr. Tim Kallman (NASA Goddard)


Sept 24 

10:00-11:00, F. Paerels Present and future X-ray spectrometers 

11:00-12:00 T. Kallman X-ray processes in compact Galactic objects 

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 J. in't Zand "Thermal near-Eddington radiation from NS atmospheres during thermonuclear shell flashes"

14:00-14:30 H. Akamatsu "Shock heating/ acceleration in IntraCluster Medium"

14:30-15:00 L. Gu "thermal structure of intracluster medium"

15:00-15:30 Coffe break

15:30-16:00 J. de Plaa "The Chemical Enrichment RGS Sample (CHEERS)"

16:00-16:30 S. Zeegers & E. Costantini "Investigating dense interstellar environments in the X-rays"


Sept 25

10:00-11:00 T. Kallman Physics and phenomenology of Active Galactic Nuclei in X-rays and ultra-violet  

11:00-12:00 F. Paerels The origin of the intergalactic medium 

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 M. Mehdipour "Caveats of using line ratios of He-like ion triplets for plasma diagnostics"

14:00-14:30 J. Vink "The prospects of measuring X-ray polarisation of supernova remnants with the ESA candidate mission XIPE"

14:30-15:00 M. Giustini "Witnessing matter accreting onto the central supermassive black hole of NGC 2617"

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-16:00 M. Wise "The Cygnus A deep multi-wavelength campaign"

16:00-16:30 J. Ebrero "Catching transient absorption events in active galactic nuclei: the case of NGC 985"

16:30-16:45 L. Di Gesu "Discovery of a cold outflow in the radio-loud quasar 4C +74.26""