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Chandra Fellows Symposium

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Phillips Auditorium

October 7, 2002

The Chandra Fellows present highlights of their work once a year at the Chandra Fellows Symposium, which is open to all interested people. The program is provided below. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.

Symposium Schedule

Abstracts of the talks are available

Monday, October 7

8:45 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:00 - 9:20 Jeremy Heyl: Low Mass X-ray Binaries May Be Important LIGO Sources After All
9:20 - 9:40 Eric Agol: Microlensing and Occultation of Main Sequence Stars by White Dwarf and Planetary Companions
9:40 - 10:00 Ming Feng Gu: Dielectronic Recombination and Resonant Excitation Effects on Iron L-shell Emission in Collisionally Ionized and Photoionized Plasmas
10:00 - 10:20 Masao Sako: Line Scattering and the Bowen Fluorescence Mechanism in Optically Thick, Highly Ionized Media (PowerPoint Slides)
10:20 - 10:40 Coffee
10:40 - 11:00 Anatoly Spitkovsky : Formation of Relativistic Outflows
11:00 - 11:20 Eric Pfahl: Low-Luminosity X-ray Sources in the Galactic Bulge
11:20 - 11:40 Li-Xin Li: The Giant X-Ray Flare of NGC 5905: Tidal Disruption of a Star, a Brown Dwarf, or a Planet?
11:40 - 12:00 Julia Lee : Probing Black Hole systems with Chandra: The HETGS View of the Microquasar GRS 1915+105 (PowerPoint Slides)
12:00 - 1:20p.m. Lunch
1:20 - 2:00 Keynote Speaker: Leon van Speybroeck: Examples of Significant Chandra Imaging Observations
2:00 - 2:20 Jacco Vink: XMM-Newton RGS Spectra of SN1006 and RCW 86
2:20 - 2:40 David Strickland: Hot Gas in the Halos of Star-forming Disk Galaxies: Quantifying Supernova Feedback at Work
2:40 - 3:00 Ann Hornschemeier: The Stellar Content of the Chandra Deep Field-North (PowerPoint Slides)
3:00 - 3:20 Tea
3:20 - 3:40 Elizabeth L. Blanton: Extended Radio Sources in Clusters of Galaxies (PowerPoint Slides)
3:40 - 4:00 Licia Verde: Can Clusters of Galaxies be used as "Standard Candles"? (PowerPoint Slides)
4:00 - 4:20 Andisheh Mahdavi: A Different Dark Matter Potential for Modeling Cluster Atmospheres (PowerPoint Slides)
4:20 - 5:00 Erik Reese: Exploring the X-ray Isophotal Size-Temperature Relation in Galaxy Clusters

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