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7th Chandra/CIAO Workshop

The 7th Chandra/CIAO Workshop will be held 01-03 February 2010 at the Chandra X-ray Center in Cambridge, MA (USA). CIAO 4.2, which will be released in December 2009, will be used in the hands-on analysis sessions.

Workshop Schedule

Each presentation will be made available before the workshop.

Monday, 01 February 2010

Time Presentation
8:55-9:00 Welcome (Jonathan McDowell)
9:00-9:35 Introduction to X-Ray Data Analysis (Jonathan McDowell)
9:30-10:10 Introduction to CIAO & HelpDesk (Antonella Fruscione)
10:10-10:30 Morning Break
10:30-11:05 The Chandra Source Catalog and CSCview (Ian Evans & Nina Bonaventura)
11:05-11:40 Analysis of Point-Like Sources (Kenny Glotfelty)
11:40-12:15 Sherpa: Modelling, Fitting and Statistics (Aneta Siemiginowska)
12:15-12:30 Introduction to the Hands-on Session (Liz Galle)
12:25-6:30 Hands-on Session

Tuesday, 02 February 2010

Time Presentation
9:00-9:35 Grating Analysis and TGCAT (Dave Huenemoerder)
9:35-10:10 Analysis of Extended Sources (John Houck)
10:10-10:30 Morning Break
10:30-11:05 Scripting in CIAO (Doug Burke)
11:05-11:40 Chandra Analysis with DS9 (Bill Joye)
11:40-6:30 Hands-on Session; Participants may break for lunch at any time.

Wednesday, 03 February 2010

Time Presentation
9:00-9:35 Advanced Sherpa (Tom Aldcroft)
9:35-10:10 Source Detection in Chandra Data (Kenny Glotfelty & Frank Primini)
10:10-10:30 Morning Break
10:30-11:05 Pileup Modeling (John Davis)
11:05-11:40 Merging Chandra Observations (Doug Burke)
11:40-4:30 Hands-on Session; Participants may break for lunch at any time.