Two Years of Science with Chandra

AGENDA for ACIS Spectral Response Session

Wednesday, September 5

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SESSION A: 8:30 - 6:00, Poster Display: All Posters

SESSION 1: Deep Surveys, Chair:Martin Weisskopf

8:30-9:00Invited TalkNiel Brandt, Penn St.Results from the Chandra DeepSurvey of the HDF-N Region
9:00-9:15055Omar Almaini, EdinburghThe overlap and clustering between Chandra and SCUBA sources
9:15-9:30209Joel N. Bregman, U MIA Shadow of the Diffuse X-Ray Background
9:30-10:00Invited TalkRiccardo Giacconi, JHUThe CXRB and the Chandra Southern Deep Field

Break: 10:00-10:30

SESSION 2: AGN 1, Chair: Andrew Wilson

10:30-11:00Invited TalkIan George, UMBCGrating Spectra of NGC 3783 and AGN
11:00-11:15186Claude R. Canizares, MITProbing the Dusty Warm Absorbers in MCG--6-30-15 & Mrk 766 with the Chandra HETG
11:15-11:30153F. Nicastro, SAOA comparative View of the Warm Absorbers/Emitters observed with the Chandra High Resolution Gratings
11:30-11:45057A. Kinkhabwala, ColumbiaX-ray Spectroscopy of Seyfert 2 Galaxies
11:45-12:15Invited TalkKim Weaver, NASA/GSFCThe Starburst/AGN Connection and Outflows

Lunch: 12:15-2:00

SESSION 3: Special Session

2:00-2:30Invited TalkEd WeilerFuture NASA Astronomy and Physics Missions

SESSION 4: AGN 2, Chair : Harvey Tananbaum

2:30-3:00Invited TalkRita Sambruna, George Mason The Physics of Extragalactic jets in the Chandra Era
3:00-3:15023A. C. Brinkman, SRONHigh Resolution Spectroscopy of NGC 1068 with Chandra and XMM-Newton
3:15-3:30009P.T. O'Brien, LeicesterXMM-Newton AGN observations: Iron lines, accretion disks and molecular tori
3:30-3:45213A. S. Wilson, UMDChandra Studies of Nearby Radio and Seyfert Galaxies
3:45-4:00157G. Chartas, PSUChandra Observations of Microlensing of the Accretion Disk of the Radio-Loud Quasar MG~0414+0534

Break: 4:00-4:30

SESSION 5: Clusters, Chair : Jane Turner

4:30-5:00Invited TalkAndy Fabian, IoA, CambridgeCooling Flows and Clusters
5:00-5:15223M. W. Wise, MITChandra HETG Observations of Cooling Flow Clusters
5:15-5:30201J. R. Peterson, ColumbiaHigh Resolution Spectroscopy of 14 Cooling-Flow Clusters of Galaxies using the Reflection Grating Spectrometers
5:30-5:45120M. W. Bautz, MITMass Distributions and the State of the Intracluster Medium in Lensing Clusters of Galaxies
5:45-6:00207Jessica Gaskin, U of ALJoint Analysis of Chandra X-ray Observations and Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect Imaging to Determine the Distance to the Galaxy Cluster MS 0451.6-0305
6:00-6:15133Megan Donahue, STScICosmological Clusters:Chandra and Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Estimates of the Baryon Fraction in a Luminous X-ray Cluster at z=0.5

Reception 6:15-8:00

Thursday, September 6

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SESSION B: 8:30 - 6:00, Poster Display: All Posters

SESSION 6: SNR 1, Chair : Rob Petre

8:30-9:00Invited TalkUna Hwang, GSFCSupernova Remnants
9:00-9:15176G. P. Garmire, Penn StHigh State in the Central Object of RCW103
9:15-9:30191D. Burrows, Penn StMonitoring the X-ray Remnant of SN 1987A
9:30-9:45106Koji Mori, Penn St.Chandra ACIS Observations of the Crab Nebula
9:45-10:00021Frits Paerels,ColumbiaInterstellar X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of the Crab Pulsar with the LETGS

Break: 10:00-10:30

SESSION 7: SNR 2 + SS/Misc, Chair : Steve Holt

10:30-10:50156/075Stephen S. Murray, CfADiscovery of an X-Ray Pulsar in 3C58156+75/Is There a Pulsar at the Center of Cas-A?
10:50-11:10073Patrick Slane, CfAYoung Neutron Stars and Their Wind Nebulae
11:10-11:25216Michael D. Stage, MITChandra Spectra of the Cassiopeia A Point Source
11:25-11:40011You-Hua Chu, U of ILPlanetary Nebulae - An Exciting New Addition to the Family of X-ray Sources
11:40-12:00122/141G. R. Gladstone, SwRI,
R. F. Elsner, NASA/MSFC
Chandra Observations of Io and the Io Plasma Torus/Chandra HRC Observations of X-rays from Jupiter's Aurora
12:00-12:15050Sumner Starrfield, AZ StateThe Extraordinary X-ray Light Curve of the Classical Nova V1494 Aql in Outburst: The Discovery of Pulsations and a ``Burst''
12:15-12:30-Erik Kuulkers, SRON WZ Sge as seen with Chandra

Lunch: 12:30-2:00

SESSION 8: BH+NS, Chair : Chyrssa Kouveliotou

2:00-2:30Invited TalkLars Bildsten, UCSBNeutron Star X-ray Binaries
2:30-2:45119Norbert S. Schulz, MITHigh Resolution Spectroscopy of High Velocity Winds in Galactic X-ray ources
2:45-3:00025Rob Fender, AmsterdamChandra Imaging of Galactic Jets
3:00-3:15164Julia C. Lee, MITThe environment of GRS 1915+105 as seen with the Chandra HETG and RXTE
3:15-3:30181N.E. White, NASA/GSFCThe Discovery of two Luminous Low Mass X-ray Binaries in the Globular Cluster M15
3:30-3:45230Lee Homer, U WashPrecise Chandra/HRC imaging of globular cluster LMXBs: first results on NGC 1851 and Liller 1

4:00-7:00 Poster displays and Reception

7:00-9:00 Special Session on the ACIS Spectral Response, by the CXC, MIT, and Penn State ACIS teams


Friday, September 7

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SESSION C: 8:30 - 6:00, Poster Display: All Posters

SESSION 9: Stars, Chair : Albert Brinkman

8:30-9:00Invited TalkManuel Guedel, Paul Scherrer Inst.X-ray Emission from Stellar Corona
9:00-9:15182David H. Cohen, SwarthmoreX-ray Line Spectroscopy of Hot Stars
9:15-9:30048M. F. Corcoran, USRAThe Chandra HETGS X-ray Grating Spectrum of Eta Carinae
9:30-9:45142E. Feigelson, Penn St.The X-ray source population of the Orion Nebula Cluster
9:45-10:00020Jeffrey Linsky, JILACrazy Coronal Abundances

Break: 10:00-10:30

SESSION 10: Galaxies 1, Chair : Gordon Garmire

10:30-11:00Invited TalkAndrea Prestwich, CfANearby Spiral Galaxies
11:00-11:15112M. R. Garcia, SAOChandra Observations of M31* and M31 Transients
11:15-11:30165R. Di Stefano, CfABright X-Ray Sources in M31 Globular Clusters
11:30-11:45099A. E. Hornschemeier, Penn St.Deep X-ray Observations of Normal Galaxies from z = 0.1-1
11:45-12:00019Stefanie Komossa, MPEEvidence for supermassive black holes at the centers of nearby non-active galaxies, based on some most unusual X-ray observations

Lunch: 12:00-1:30

SESSION 11: Galaxies 2, Chair : Andrea Prestwich

1:30-2:00Invited TalkAndy King, LeicesterUltra-Luminous Binaries in External Galaxies
2:00-2:15087M. Coleman Miller, UMDProduction of Intermediate-Mass Black Holes in Globular Clusters
2:15-2:30212F.K. Baganoff, MITThe First Two Epochs of Chandra ACIS Imaging of Sgr A* and the Galactic Center
2:30-3:00Invited TalkRamesh Narayan, CfABlack Holes in XRB and Galactic Cores
3:00-3:30Invited TalkRay White III, U of ALDiffuse Gas and X-ray Binary Populations in Elliptical Galaxies
3:00-3:45140Craig L. Sarazin, UVAChandra Observations of the Low Mass X-ray Binary Populations of X-ray Faint Elliptical and S0 Galaxies


PRESENTERS: R. Edgar (CXC), L. Townsley (PSU), C. Grant (MIT),
N. Schulz (CXC), M. Wise (CXC), P. Plucinsky (CXC)

I New release of S3 -120 C response matrix (CALDB 2.7/ CIAO 2.1.3)

Overview of new matrix
Description of MIT BI CCD Model
CXC generation of response matrix
Definition and use of PHA and PI channels
Evaluation of matrix using the external calibration source
Evaluation of matrix using the celestial sources

II The Penn State CCD model and CTI corrector

Description of Penn State CCD model
Description of Penn State CTI corrector
Evaluation of CTI-corrected data of external calibration source
Evaluation of CTI-corrected data of celestial sources