INTEGRALPlanckGaiaHitomiPOLARCHEOPSEuclidATHENA
HEAVENSFACTCTALOFTSPICAJEM-EUSOXIPEeXTPTheseus
XRISMMAGBOUNDSMARTNet
ISDCCDCI
Fast X-ray timing and spectroscopy at extreme count rates
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Scientific programme


The Conference will be organized around 8 blocks, which will be held in the morning and in the late afternoon, Wednesday and Friday excepted, leaving free time for informal discussions, studies, and outdoor activities in the afternoons.


The general schedule of the conference is available here.


The Abstract book of the conference is available here.


A printable version of the scientific program is available here.



Monday, Feb 7, Morning

 

 

SESSION I

Future X-ray timing missions

8h30

8h40

Didier Barret

Welcome and Introduction

8h40

9h10

Dave Lumb

Status of IXO and the ESA CV Programme

9h10

9h40

Didier Barret

The HTRS on IXO

9h40

10h00

Peter Lechner

Detectors for fast X-ray timing and spectroscopy

10h00

10h30

 

Coffee break

10h30

10h50

Joern Wilms

HTRS performance simulations

10h50

11h10

Kirpal Nandra

The Gravitas mission



Monday, Feb 7, Afternoon

16h30

16h50

Paul Ray

The AXTAR mission

16h50

17h10

Marco Feroci

Living in a LOFT

17h10

17h30

Alexander Stefanescu

HIFI – A HI Framerate Imager for Gravitas

17h30

18h00

 

Tea break

 

 

SESSION II

Science drivers of timing missions

18h00

18h30

Phil Uttley

Timing of XRBs in the HTRS era

18h30

18h50

Tomaso Belloni

Timing black-hole binaries: status and prospects

18h50

19h10

Pablo Cassatella

Time lags as a constraint on the accretion disk geometry in BH XRBs



Tuesday, Feb 8, Morning

8h30

8h50

Joey Nielsen

Oscillation-phase-resolved spectroscopy in the IXO era

8h50

9h10

Teo Muñoz-Darias

Fast variability as a tracer of states and state transitions in black holes

9h10

9h30

Stratos Boutloukos

Undetectable, intermittent and detectable millisecond X-ray oscillations of accreting neutron stars in LMXRBs

9h30

9h50

Alessandro Papitto

A newly discovered accreting pulsar in Terzan 2

9h50

10h20

 

Coffee break

 

 

SESSION III

Black-hole spins

10h20

10h50

Jon Miller

Relativistic disk reflection in stellar-mass black holes

10h50

11h10

Beike Hiemstra

Broad iron emission lines in the intermediate

state of black-hole transients



Tuesday, Feb 8, Afternoon

16h30

17h00

Jack Steiner

Black-hole spin measurement via X-ray continuum spectroscopy

17h00

17h20

Agata Rozanska

Theoretical disk spectra and black-hole spin determination

17h20

17h50

 

Tea break

17h50

18h20

Ron Remillard

The properties of high-frequency QPOs and their connection to the physical properties of black holes

 

 

SESSION IV

Neutron-star equation of state

18h20

18h50

Maurizio Falanga

What Thermonuclear X-ray Bursts can tell us about Neutron Stars

 

18h50

19h10

Guo-Bao Zhang

The complete sample of type-I X-ray bursts in

the low-mass X-ray binary 4U 1636-53 with RXTE



Wednesday, Feb 9, Morning

8h30

9h00

Coleman Miller

New results on the X-ray spectra of thermonu-

clear bursts

9h00

9h20

Tolga Guver

Systematic uncertainties in the spectroscopic

measurements of neutron-star masses and

radii from thermonuclear X-ray bursts

9h20

9h50

Maria Diaz-Trigo

M/R constraints from neutron-star iron line

9h50

10h20

 

Coffee break

10h20

10h40

Oliwia Madej

Spectral and timing features in the ultra-compact X-ray binary 4U 0614+091

10h40

11h20

Juri Poutanen

M/R constraints from accreting millisecond pul-

sars // Cooling stages of X-ray bursts



Thursday, Feb 10, Morning

8h30

8h50

Jérôme Pétri

Constraining the mass and moment of inertia of neutron stars from quasi-periodic oscillations in X-ray binaries

8h50

9h10

Mariano Mendez

Kilohertz Quasi-Periodic Oscillations as a tool

to probe the neutron-star interior and gravita-

tional field

9h10

9h30

Andrea Sanna

Kilohertz quasi-periodic oscillations and broad

iron emission lines as a probe of strong-field

gravity

 

 

SESSION V

Strong field general-relativity signatures

9h30

10h00

Dimitrios Psaltis

Testing the no-hair theorem with observations

of astrophysical black holes

10h00

10h30

 

Coffee break

10h30

10h50

Michal Bursa

Epicyclic frequencies

10h50

11h10

Brynmor Haskell

Signatures of superfluid neutron-star dynamics



Thursday, Feb 10, Afternoon

16h30

17h00

Luigi Stella

Lense-Thirring precession

 

 

SESSION VI

Additional timing science

17h00

17h30

GianLuca Israel

Present and Future of Magnetar bursting/outbursting studies

17h30

17h50

Nanda Rea

A non-magnetar Soft Gamma Repeater

17h50

18h20

 

Tea break

18h20

18h50

Wim Hermsen

General properties of magnetars and observational developments at high energies

18h50

19h10

Caroline D'Angelo

Can a “propelling” disc stay trapped near co-

rotation?



Friday, Feb 11, Morning

8h30

9h00

Rudy Wijnands

Cooling of accretion-heated neutron stars

9h00

9h30

Simon Vaughan

X-ray variability of black holes on all mass scales

9h30

10h00

Adam Ingram

Fitting a self-consistent physical model to the

power spectral density of XTE 1550-564

10h00

10h30

 

Coffee break

10h30

10h50

Colleen Wilson-Hodge

All-Sky Monitoring of Variable Sources with

Fermi GBM

10h50

11h10

Stéphane Corbel

Relativistic jets from Galactic accreting binary systems

11h10

11h30

Pierre-Olivier Petrucci

The pertinence of jet emitting discs in micro-

quasars

11h30

12h00

Piergiorgio Casella

Multiwavelength high-time resolution observa-

tions

12h00

12h30

 

Concluding remarks


The Conference will be held in the Palladium in Champéry.