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Chandra Fellows Symposium

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Phillips Auditorium

October 23, 2000

Symposium Schedule

Abstracts of the talks are available.

Monday, October 23

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.Welcome
9:00 - 9:30Keynote Speaker: Ramesh Narayan: Chandra Observations of Quiescent X-ray Binaries
9:30 - 9:50Ann Esin: Evidence for Truncated Thin Disk in Low State of New X-Ray Nova XTE J1118+480
9:50 - 10:10Rudy Wijnands: The Neutron Star Spin Frequency in the X-ray Transient and Eclipsing LMXB MXB 1659-298
10:10 - 10:30Tiziana DiMatteo: Accretion onto Nearby Supermassive Black Holes and Chandra Constraints on the Dominant Cluster Galaxy NGC 6166
10:30 - 10:40Coffee
10:40 - 11:00Markus Boettcher: Coupled Fokker-Planck/Monte-Carlo Simulations of X-ray Spectra and Variability of Accreting Compact Objects
11:00 - 11:20Jeremy Heyl: Neutron Star Cooling for High B Fields
11:20 - 11:40Kristen Menou: Viscosity Mechanisms in Accretion Disks
11:40 - 12:00Eliot Quataert: Ionization, Magneto-rotational and Gravitational Instabilities in AGN Disks
12:00 - 1:20 p.m.Lunch
1:20 - 1:40Ming Feng Gu: Experimental Studies of X-ray Line Formation In Iron L-shell Ions: Resonant Processes and Direct Excitation
1:40 - 2:00Jacco Vink: Thermal vs Non-thermal X-ray Emission from Young Supernova Remnants
2:00 - 2:20Ed Moran: Seyfert 2 Galaxies: Unification and the X-ray Background
2:20 - 2:40 Amy Barger: The Nature of the Hard X-ray Background Sources
2:40 - 3:00David Buote: Oxygen Absorption in Cooling Flows
3:00 - 3:20Tea
3:20 - 3:40Jimmy Irwin: First Chandra Results From X-ray Faint Early-type Galaxies
3:40 - 4:00David Strickland: The Cosmological Impact of Starburst-driven Superwinds
4:00 - 4:20Eric Agol: The Eddington Ratio in Seyfert Galaxies
4:20 - 4:40Joe Mohr: A Joint X-ray and Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect Analysis of the 'Cooling Flow' in Abell 478

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