"The X-ray Universe 2005" Symposium

The X-ray Universe 2005
El Escorial, Madrid, Spain, 26 - 30 September 2005

In addition to the online presentations (see below, and stored in ADS), the following conference related information is available:

(Proceedings Vol. 1)

(Proceedings Vol. 2)

(Symposium Poster)


Online Presentations


All contributions are listed with title and name of first author. The electronic versions (if available) can be accessed in the format provided by the authors by clicking on the titles.


N. Schartel

Topic A: Stars, Star-Forming Regions, Planetary & Cometary Studies
(papers are also available here as a single PDF file (118 pages, 34 MBytes))

Invited paper
X-ray Emission from Early-Type Stars: New Results and New Challenges
G. Rauw
Oral papers
XMM-Newton Observations of X-ray Emission from Jupiter
G. Branduardi-Raymont, A. Bhardwaj, R.F. Elsner, G.R. Gladstone, G. Ramsay, P. Rodriguez, R. Soria, J.H. Waite, Jr, and T.E. Cravens
An Exceptional X-ray View of the Young Open Cluster NGC 6231: What XMM-Newton Has Taught Us
H. Sana , E. Gosset, G. Rauw, and J.-M. Vreux
Emission Measure Distribution and Abundances Measurements during High-T Flares
R. Nordon, E. Behar, and M. Güdel
The First Definite Detection of X-rays from an Extremely Young Protostar
K. Hamaguchi, M.F. Corcoran, R. Petre, N.E. White, B. Stelzer, K. Nedachi, N. Kobayashi, and A.T. Tokunaga
X-ray Emission from Classical T Tauri Stars
J.H.M.M. Schmitt
A Survey of Young Stars in the Taurus Molecular Cloud with XMM-Newton
M. Güdel, K. Briggs, A. Telleschi, K. Arzner, M. Audard, N. Grosso, J. Bouvier, E. Franciosini, G. Micela, I. Pillitteri, L. Scelsi, B. Stelzer, F. Palla, D. Padgett, and L. Rebull
XMM-Newton Survey of the Chamaeleon I Star Forming Region
A. Telleschi, M. Güdel, K. Briggs, and M. Audard
X-ray View of V1647 Ori, the Young Star in Outburst Illuminating McNeil's Nebula
N. Grosso
O Star X-ray Line Profiles Explained by Radiation Transfer in Inhomogeneous Stellar Wind
L.M. Oskinova, A. Feldmeier, and W.-R. Hamann
Poster papers
Deep Chandra X-ray View of the Cygnus OB2 Young Globular Cluster
J.F. Albacete Colombo, G. Micela, E. Flaccomio, S. Sciortino and F. Damiani
The XMM-Newton Survey of the Taurus Molecular Cloud: Accretion, Jets, and Fluorescence
M. Audard, M. Güdel, K. Briggs, and the XEST Team
High Spatial Resolution Mapping of Extinction in the SMC with the Swift-UVOT
A.J. Blustin, W.B. Landsman, M. Still, S.R. Rosen, M.J. Page, and P.W.A. Roming
Exploring the Evolution of Young Stellar Coronae in Taurus
K. Briggs, M. Güdel, A. Telleschi, L. Scelsi, E. Franciosini, M. Audard, I. Pilliteri, G. Micela, L. Rebull, and F. Palla
The Radio and X-ray Properties of Magnetic Bp/Ap Stars
S.A. Drake, G.A. Wade, and J.L. Linsky
Is the Efficiency of Magnetic Braking Limited by Polar Spots?
J.M. Ferreira, A. Aibéo, and J. Lima
XMM-Newton Observations of the Taurus-Auriga Star-Forming Region: the Fields around SU Aur
E. Franciosini, R. Pallavicini, and L. Scelsi
Coronal Structure in Young Fast Rotators
D. García-Alvarez, J.J. Drake, V. Kashyap, L. Lin, and B. Ball
The X-ray Coronae of Intermediate-Mass G Giants
P. Gondoin
X-ray Emission from the Young Brown Dwarfs of the Taurus Molecular Cloud
N. Grosso, K. Briggs, M. Güdel, S. Guieu, E. Franciosini, M. Audard, C. Dougados, J.-L. Monin, F. Ménard, J. Bouvier, and the XEST Team
The X-ray Planetary Nebulae Database
M.A. Guerrero, Y.-H. Chu, and R.A. Gruendl
Active Binaries in Stellar Soft X-ray Surveys
P. Guillout, A. Frasca, A. Klutsch, R. Freire Ferrero, and E. Marilli
Stellar X-ray Population Model and Absorbed Galactic Regions
P. Guillout, O. Hérent, and C. Motch
Unveiling Galactic Stellar Populations through XMM-Newton Surveys
O. Hérent, C. Motch, and P. Guillout
X-ray Emission from Stars in Five Young and Be-Stars Rich Open Clusters
R. Lopes de Oliveira, C. Motch, I. Negueruela, F. Haberl, and E. Janot-Pacheco
The Stellar Content of the XMM-Newton Bright Serendipitous Survey
J. López-Santiago, G. Micela, R. Della Ceca, and V. Braito
The X-ray Spectral Study of the Chandra Orion Ultra-Deep Project: Coronal Abundances in Orion Late-Type Stars
A. Maggio, E. Flaccomio, F. Favata, G. Micela, S. Sciortino, and E. Feigelson
The Peculiar Of?p Stars HD 108 and HD 191612: The X-ray View
Y. Nazé, G. Rauw, N.R. Walborn, and I.D. Howarth
A New Paradigm for X-rays from Hot Stars
A.M.T. Pollock & A.J.J. Raassen
High Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy of Cool Stars using LETGS
A.J.J. Raassen & J.S. Kaastra
X-ray Activity Cycles in Stellar Coronae
J. Robrade, J.H.M.M. Schmitt, A. Hempelmann, and F. Favata
X-ray Sources Associated with Young Stellar Clusters in Canis Major R1
G. Rojas, J. Gregorio-Hetem, N. Grosso, and T. Montmerle
A Compact Flare Eclipsed in SV Cam
J. Sanz-Forcada, F. Favata, and G. Micela
The Deep Rho Ophiuchi XMM-Newton Observation (DROXO)
S. Sciortino, I. Pillitteri, F. Damiani, E. Flaccomio, G. Micela, B. Stelzer, F. Favata, G. Giardino, N. Grosso, T. Montmerle, F. Palla, and L. Testi
Super Star Clusters and their X-ray Emission
S. Silich, G. Tenorio-Tagle, and G.A. Añorve-Zeferino
X-ray Study of the Star-Forming Region L1495E in Taurus with XMM-Newton
B. Silva, V. Costa, J.F. Gameiro, and F. Favata
X-ray Flare Modeling in the Single Giant HR 9024
P. Testa, D. Garcia-Alvarez, F. Reale, and D. Huenemoerder
Chandra Observations of Young Open Clusters
S.J. Wolk, T.L. Bourke, B.D. Spitzbart, S.T. Megeath, and E. Winston
Star Formation in the Era of the Three Great Observatories: A White Paper
S.J. Wolk

Topic B: Interacting Binary Systems, Magnetars, Isolated Neutron Stars & Pulsars
(papers are also available here as asingle PDF file (188 pages, 19 MBytes))

Invited paper
X-ray Binary Systems In Globular Clusters
D. Pooley
An End-to-End Test of Neutron Stars as Particle Accelerators
P.A. Caraveo
Oral papers
XMM Observations of the Supersoft Source RX J0513.9-6951
K.E. McGowan, P.A. Charles, A.J. Blustin, M. Livio, D. O'Donoghue, and B. Heathcote
Density Diagnostics of the Hot Plasma in AE Aquarii with XMM-Newton
M. Ishida
MRI-Driven X-ray Disc Coronae in Cataclysmic Variables
P.J. Wheatley
A Comprehensive Study of X-ray Emission Lines from Cataclysmic Variables
K.P. Singh, V.R. Rana, E.M. Schlegel, V. Girish, and P.E. Barrett
Obscured HMXB Unveiled by INTEGRAL and XMM-Newton
R. Walter
Supergiant Fast X-ray Transients: A New Class of High Mass X-ray Binaries Unveiled by INTEGRAL
I. Negueruela, D.M. Smith, P. Reig, S. Chaty, and J. M. Torrejón
On Periodic X-ray Outbursts in Be/X-ray Binaries
A.T. Okazaki & K. Hayasaki
Using XMM-Newton to Search Out the Compact Binaries in Globular Clusters
N.A. Webb
Resolving Components of the Mira AB Interacting Binary System
M. Karovska
Ultraluminous X-ray Sources in Nearby Galaxies: Clues on their Nature from X-ray Timing and New Optical Data
L. Zampieri, P. Mucciarelli, R. Falomo, P. Casella, T. Belloni, R. Turolla, A. Treves, and P. Ranalli
A Highly-Ionized Absorber as a New Explanation for the Spectral Changes during Dips from X-ray Binaries
L. Boirin, M. Díaz Trigo, M. Méndez, A.N. Parmar, and J.S. Kaastra
Clouds, Winds, and Jets in the Luminous X-ray source Circinus X-1
N.S. Schulz, W.N. Brandt, D.K. Galloway, D. Chakrabarty, and S. Heinz
Discovery and Modelling of Disc Precession in the M31 X-ray Binary Bo 158
R. Barnard, S.B. Foulkes, C.A. Haswell, U. Kolb, J.P. Osborne, and J.R. Murray
The Extended Soft X-ray Emission Regions in the LMXB EXO 0748-676 and the CV UX UMa: Geometric Constraints
K. Mukai
EPIC-pn Observations of Cygnus X-1
J. Wilms, E. Kendziorra, M.A. Nowak, K. Pottschmidt, F.W. Haberl, M. Kirsch, and S. Fritz
Spectral Variability of Cygnus X-1 during an Intermediate State
J. Malzac, P.O. Petrucci, E. Jourdain, P. Sizun, M. Cadolle, G. Pooley, C. Cabanac, S. Chaty, T. Belloni, J. Rodriguez, J.P. Roques, P. Durouchoux, A. Goldwurm, and P. Laurent
A Multi-Flow Model for Microquasars
P.O. Petrucci, J. Ferreira, G. Henri, L. Saugé, and G. Pelletier
Poster papers
A Study of Temporal Characteristics of Selected Cataclysmic Variables: The Broad-Band Noise Structure between 2-20 keV
S. Balman, B. Külebi, and E. Beklen
Hidden Magnetic Accretors: XMM-Newton Observations of LS Pegasi
D.S. Baskill & P.J. Wheatley
Swift, INTEGRAL, RXTE, and Spitzer reveal IGR J16283-4838
V. Beckmann, J.A. Kennea, C. Markwardt, A. Paizis, S. Soldi, J. Rodriguez, S.D. Barthelmy, D.N. Burrows, M. Chester, N. Gehrels, N. Mowlavi, and J. Nousek
SAX J2103.5+4545, the Closest Be+Neutron Star Galactic System
P. Blay, A. Camero, S. Martínez-Núñez, P. Reig, and I. Negueruela
The MIRAX X-ray Transient Mission: Recent Developments
J. Braga, J. Mejía, F. D'Amico, F. Jablonski, R. Rothschild, J. Heise, J. in 't Zand, R. Staubert, E. Kendziorra, J. Wilms, R. Remillard, E. Kuulkers, and E. Janot-Pacheco
The 2005 Outburst of GRO J1655-40: Spectral Evolution of the Rise as Observed by Swift
C. Brocksopp, K. McGowan, H. Krimm, O. Godet, P. Roming, K.O. Mason, N. Gehrels, M. Still, K. Page, A. Moretti, C. Shrader, S. Campana, and J. Kennea
INTEGRAL/OMC: Optical Counterparts of ROSAT Sources
M.D. Caballero-García, A. Domingo, D. Rísquez, and J.M. Mas-Hesse
Combining Rayleigh Test and PIF Method for Timing Analysis with Coded Mask Aperture Instrument. Application to QPO Detection and Modelization
C. Cabanac, J. Malzac, J. Odier, P.-O. Petrucci, G. Henri, and J. Rodriguez
XMM-Newton Observations of PSR B1259-63 near the Periastron Passage
M. Chernyakova, A. Lutovinov, J. Rodriguez, and S. Johnston
Complete History of the Newly Discovered Accreting Pulsar 2RXP J130159.6-635806
M. Chernyakova, A. Lutovinov, J. Rodriguez, and M. Revnivtsev
Irradiation Models for ULXs and Fits to HST Data
C. Copperwheat, M. Cropper, R. Soria, and K. Wu
INTEGRAL Observation of the X-ray Burster KS 1741-293
G. De Cesare, A. Bazzano, G. Stratta, M. Del Santo, A. Tarana, and P. Ubertini
Unveiling X-ray Properties of New Intermediate Polars
D. de Martino, G. Matt, K. Mukai, J.-M. Bonnet-Bidaud, V. Burwitz, F. Haberl, L. Chiappetti, B.T. Gänsicke, C. Motch, and M. Mouchet
X-ray and Soft Gamma-ray Behaviour of the Galactic Source 1E 1743.1-2843
M. Del Santo, L. Sidoli, A. Bazzano, M. Cocchi, G. De Cesare, A. Paizis, and P. Ubertini
The Nature of Highly-Ionized Absorbers in Dipping Low-Mass X-ray Binaries
M. Díaz Trigo, A. Parmar, L. Boirin, M. Méndez, and J.S. Kaastra
The Broad Band Spectrum of Cyg X-1
S. Fritz, J. Wilms, K. Pottschmidt, M.A. Nowak, I. Kreykenbohm, and A. Santangelo
Elucidating the Nature of New Sloan Digital Sky Survey "CVs" with XMM-Newton
L. Homer, P. Szkody, B. Chen, A. Henden, G.D. Schmidt, S.F. Anderson, N.M. Silvestri, and J. Brinkmann
Comparison between Two Outbursting Galactic Black Holes
A. Joinet, E. Jourdain, J. Malzac, and J.P. Roques
3A 0535+262 in Outburst
P. Kretschmar, K. Pottschmidt, C. Ferrigno, I. Kreykenbohm, A. Domingo, J. Wilms, R. Rothschild, W. Coburn, E. Kendziorra, R. Staubert, G. Schönherr, A. Santangelo, and A. Segreto
Observation of V0332+53 Over the 2004/2005 Outburst with INTEGRAL
I. Kreykenbohm, N. Mowlavi, K. Pottschmidt, J. Wilms, S.E. Shaw, R.E. Rothschild, N. Produit, W. Coburn, P. Kretschmar, A. Santangelo, and R. Staubert
The XMM-Newton View of GRS 1915+105 during a Plateau
A. Martocchia, G. Matt, T. Belloni, M. Feroci, V. Karas, and G. Ponti
An Observation of the Quiescent Classical Nova CP Pup
M. Orio, K. Mukai, E. Sion, M. Still, and S. Zharikov
Discovery of X-ray Eclipses from the Transient Source Located at only 0.1 pc from SgrA*
D. Porquet, N. Grosso, G. Bélanger, A. Goldwurm, F. Yusef-Zadeh, R.S. Warwick, and P. Predehl
GRS 1758-258 with INTEGRAL and RXTE: Another Dim Soft State
K. Pottschmidt, M. Chernyakova, A.A. Zdziarski, P. Lubinski, D.M. Smith, and N. Bezayiff
XMM-Newton and Chandra LETGS X-ray Spectroscopy of Supersoft X-ray Binaries
K. Reinsch, V. Burwitz, and R. Schwarz
Iron Line Analysis of the X-ray System 4U 1538-52
J.J. Rodes, J.M. Torrejón, and J.G. Bernabéu
Faint X-ray Sources in the Galactic Centre
A.J. Ruiter, K. Belczynski, and T.E. Harrison
XMM-Newton Observations of the Microquasars GRO J1655-40 and GRS 1915+105
G. Sala, J. Greiner, F. Haberl, E. Kendziorra, K. Dennerl, M. Freyberg, and G. Hasinger
Cyclotron Line Studies in Magnetized X-ray Pulsars
G. Schönherr, J. Wilms, P. Kretschmar, I. Kreykenbohm, W. Coburn, R.E. Rothschild, and A. Santangelo
XMM Monitoring of the Eclipsing Polar HU Aquarii
R. Schwarz, A.D. Schwope, V.S. Dhillon, and T.R. Marsh
AM Her - Caught in the Act with XMM-Newton!
A. Schwope, R. Schwarz, B. Gänsicke, V. Burwitz, and K. Reinsch
Activity of V1223 Sgr Observed with INTEGRAL
V. Simon, R. Hudec, F. Munz, and J. Strobl
Constraints on the System Parameters of the Rapid Burster
V. Simon
Optical and X-ray Outbursts in the Intermediate Polar GK Per
V. Simon
Activity of the Unique X-ray Transient CI Cam (XTE J0421+560)
V. Simon, C. Bartolini, A. Piccioni, A. Guarnieri, and D. Hanzl
XMM-Newton Observations of the Soft Intermediate Polar 1RXS J062518.2+733433
A. Staude, A. Schwope, R. Schwarz, J. Vogel, and M. Krumpe
X-ray Study of Mass-Accretion Flows onto Weakly-Magnetized Neutron Stars
H. Takahashi & K. Makishima
Magnetic Accretion in an Extreme Environment: The Case of the Low-Accretion Rate Polar WX LMi
J. Vogel, A. Schwope, R. Schwarz, and A. Staude
XMM-Newton Observations of the Two Anomalous X-ray pulsars 1RXS J170849.0-400910 and 1E 1048.1-5937
S. Zane, N. Rea, G.L. Israel, A. Tiengo, S. Mereghetti, L. Stella, M. Mendez, R. Turolla, T. Oosterbroek, and F. Haberl
IGR J17252-3616: An Eclipsing Pulsar Observed by INTEGRAL and XMM-Newton
J.A. Zurita Heras, G. De Cesare, R. Walter, A. Bodaghee, G. Bélanger, T.J.-L. Courvoisier, S.E. Shaw, and J.B. Stephen

Topic C: SNRs, the ISM & Diffuse Galactic Emission
(papers are also available here as a single PDF file (58 pages, 14 MBytes))

Invited paper
X-ray High Resolution and Imaging Spectroscopy of Supernova Remnants
J. Vink
Oral papers
X-ray Filaments in Young Supernova Remnants: Links to Cosmic-Ray Physics
A. Marcowith
Supernova Remnant 1987A: High Resolution Images and Spectrum from Chandra Observations
S. Park, S.A. Zhekov, D.N. Burrows, J.L. Racusin, R. McCray, and K.J. Borkowski
Exploring High Energy Activities in the Superbubble N44 with XMM-Newton
H. Nakajima, H. Yamaguchi, M. Ueno, A. Bamba, and K. Koyama
X-ray Counterparts of TeV Sources Newly Discovered with H.E.S.S.
E. Ferrero, S. Wagner, G. Pühlhofer, and the H.E.S.S. collaboration
EPIC Observations of Bright BL Lac Objects: What Can We Learn from the X-ray Spectra about the ISM
F. Haberl, S. Sembay, B. Altieri, and W. Brinkmann
Poster papers
Discovery of a Compact Source in an LMC SNR DEM L241
A. Bamba, M. Ueno, H. Nakajima, K. Koyama, and K. Mori
Hot Gas in Wind-Blown Bubbles
Y.-H. Chu, R.A. Gruendl, and M.A. Guerrero
The Radio Counterpart of the X-ray Pulsar Wind Nebula in the SNR G0.9+0.1
G. Dubner, E. Giacani, and A. Decourchelle
Radio and X-ray Emission Associated with the Supernova Remnant G352.7-0.1
E. Giacani, N. Loiseau, G. Dubner, and M.J.S. Smith
XMM-Newton Analysis of the Supernova Remnant W44
I. Harrus, R. Smith, P. Slane, and J. Hughes
The Soft X-ray Emission in Direction of Hyades
P. Mendes, M.J. Freyberg, and D. Breitschwerdt
X-ray Emission from Radiative Shocks in Type II Supernovae
T.K. Nymark & C. Fransson
New High Resolution X-ray Studies of Magellanic Cloud Supernova Remnants
R.N.M. Williams, Y.-H. Chu, C.-H. Chen, R.A. Gruendl, J.R. Dickel, F.D. Seward, M.A. Guerrero, R. Shelton, and MCELS Collaboration
Oxygen and Iron Abundances in Nearby Galaxies using Ultraluminous X-ray Sources
L.M. Winter, R.F. Mushotzky, and C.S. Reynolds
Chandra Observation of RCW 89 at Two Epochs
Y. Yatsu, N. Kawai, J. Kataoka, T. Tamura, and W. Brinkmann

Topic D: Galaxies, Galaxy Surveys & Population Studies
(papers are also available here as a single PDF file (74 pages, 8 MBytes))

Invited paper
Galactic Plane Surveys
C. Motch
Investigating Galaxy Evolution with Chandra
G. Fabbiano
Oral papers
An X-ray Source Population Study of the Andromeda Galaxy M31
W. Pietsch
The Hottest White Dwarfs in the Local Group
M. Orio
Low Mass X-ray Binaries and Globular Clusters in Early-Type Galaxies
C.L. Sarazin, G.R. Sivakoff, A.M. Juett, A. Jordán, and P. Côté
The Multi-Phase Gaseous Halos of Late-Type Spirals
R. Tüllmann, W. Pietsch, J. Rossa, D. Breitschwerdt, and R.-J. Dettmar
The Hot ISM of the Antennae observed with Chandra: Discovery of Chemical Enrichment
A. Baldi, J. Raymond, G. Fabbiano, A. Zezas, A. Rots, F. Schweizer, A. King, and T. Ponman
New Insights into Ultraluminous X-ray Sources from Deep XMM-Newton Observations
T.P. Roberts, A.-M. Stobbart, M.R. Goad, R.S. Warwick, J. Wilms, P. Uttley, and J.N. Reeves
Spectral Study of Ultra-Luminous Compact X-ray Sources with XMM-Newton and Chandra
R. Miyawaki, M. Sugiho, A. Kubota, K. Makishima, M. Namiki, T. Tanaka, and N. Tsunoda
Poster papers
Optical Search for Supernova Remnants in Two Spiral Galaxies
A. Akyuz, S. Balman, D. Bhattacharya, E. Sonbas, and E. Cekmecelioglu
A Detailed Reflection Grating Spectrometer Analysis of the Outflow of NGC 253
M. Bauer, W. Pietsch, D. Breitschwerdt, M. Ehle, M.J. Freyberg, A. Read, and G. Trinchieri
X-ray Properties of the Point Sources Detected inside the Galaxy NGC 300
S. Carpano, J. Wilms, M. Schirmer, and E. Kendziorra
Revealing the Supernova Remnants of M33 with Chandra and XMM-Newton
P. Ghavamian, K.S. Long, W.P. Blair, M. Sasaki, T.J. Gaetz, and P.P. Plucinsky
The Ultra Luminous X-ray Sources in the High Velocity System of NGC 1275
O. González-Martín, A.C. Fabian, and J.S. Sanders
The Ultraluminous X-ray Source IC 342 X-1 and its Environment
F. Grisé, M. Pakull, and C. Motch
Dark Matter Halos of Early-Type Galaxies
P.J. Humphrey, D.A. Buote, F. Gastaldello, L. Zappacosta, J.S. Bullock, F. Brighenti, and W.G. Mathews
The Birthplace of LMXBs: Field vs. Globular Cluster Populations in Early-Type Galaxies
J. Irwin
A Deep XMM-Newton Serendipitous Survey of a Middle-Latitude Area
N. La Palombara, G. Novara, N. Carangelo, A. De Luca, P. Caraveo, R.P. Mignani, and G.F. Bignami
Luminosity Function of X-ray Sources in the Galactic Bulge
H. Mori, Y. Maeda, Y. Ueda, and H. Inoue

Topic E: Active Galaxies
(papers are also available here as a single PDF file (213 pages, 16 MBytes))

Invited paper
X-ray Reflections on AGN
A.C. Fabian
Oral papers
Mapping the Innermost Regions of AGNs with Short Timescale Fe Line Variability
G. Miniutti, K. Iwasawa, and A.C. Fabian
A Chandra HETGS Spectral Study of the Iron K Bandpass in MCG-6-30-15: A Narrow View of the Broad Iron Line
A.J. Young, J.C. Lee, A.C. Fabian, C.S. Reynolds, R.R. Gibson, and C.R. Canizares
A New Interpretation of the X-ray Spectral Variability of NGC 4051
G. Ponti, G. Miniutti, M. Cappi, L. Maraschi, A.C. Fabian, and K. Iwasawa
The High-Velocity Outflow of PG 1211+143: An Unbiased View Based on Several Observations
S. Kaspi & E. Behar
Energy-Shifted Lines in XMM-Newton EPIC Spectra of Seyfert Galaxies
A.L. Longinotti, S. Sim, K. Nandra, P. O'Neill, and M. Cappi
An Explanation for the Soft X-ray Excess in AGN
J. Crummy, A.C. Fabian, L. Gallo, and R.R. Ross
XMM-Newton Observations of Luminous Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies
C. Matsumoto, K.M. Leighly, and T. Kawaguchi
The XMM-Newton and Spitzer View of Galaxy/AGN Formation at z = 2-3
F.J. Carrera, J. Ebrero, M.J. Page, and J.A. Stevens
Type II Quasars in the Most Luminous Galaxies
K. Iwasawa
Obscured AGN: Clues from High-Resolution Imaging and Spectroscopy
S. Bianchi, M. Guainazzi, and M. Chiaberge
X-ray Emitting EROs as Tracers of Black Holes-Galaxies Coevolution
M. Brusa, A. Comastri, E. Daddi, M. Mignoli, C. Vignali, G. Zamorani, F. Fiore, and L. Pozzetti
Unveiling the Active Nucleus of XBONGs
F. Civano, A. Comastri, M. Mignoli, C. Vignali, F. Fiore, and F. Cocchia
The Accretion Disk Scale Warm Absorber in NGC 4051
M. Elvis, Y. Krongold, F. Nicastro, N. Brickhouse, and L. Binette
A Constant Total Pressure Model for the Warm Absorber in NGC 3783
A.C. Gonçalves, S. Collin, A.-M. Dumont, A. Rózanska, M. Mouchet, L. Chevallier, and R. Goosmann
New XMM-Newton Spectroscopy of the Most Luminous and Distant Quasars
O. Shemmer & W.N. Brandt
X-ray Evolution of Active Galactic Nuclei in Hierarchical Galaxy Formation
N. Menci
The Spectral Energy Distribution of New TeV BLLacs
L. Costamante
Chandra Observation of the Low Entropy Region in the Radio Lobe Galaxy NGC 1316
M. Tashiro, K. Ito, K. Abe, and N. Isobe
FRII sources at z > 0.5: X-ray Properties of the Core and Extended Emission
E. Belsole, J.H. Croston, D.M. Worrall, and M.J. Hardcastle
The Remarkable X-ray Jet in the Quasar 4C 20.24
D.A. Schwartz, H.L. Marshall, J. Gelbord, E.S. Perlman, M. Georganopoulos, M. Birkinshaw, D.M. Worrall, J.E.J. Lovell, D.L. Jauncey, L. Godfrey, G.V. Bicknell, D.W. Murphy, and S. Jester
The Electron and Magnetic Field Energies in the East Lobe of the Radio Galaxy Fornax A, measured with XMM-Newton
N. Isobe, K. Makishima, M. Tashiro, K. Ito, N. Iyomoto, and H. Kaneda
Poster papers
A Combined XMM-Newton and Chandra Study of the ULIRG Mrk 273
I. Balestra, T. Boller, L. Gallo, D. Lutz, and S. Hess
Black Hole Masses and Eddington Ratios of AGNs Contributing Most of the XRB
L. Ballo, S. Cristiani, L. Danese, G. Fasano, F. Fontanot, M. Nonino, P. Tozzi, and E. Vanzella
Principal Component Analysis of the X-ray Variability in NGC 7469
A.J. Blustin, S.V. Fuerst, G. Branduardi-Raymont, M.J. Page, E. Behar, and J.S. Kaastra
XMM-Newton Observations of the Laor et al. Sample of PG Quasars
C. Brocksopp, R.L.C. Starling, P. Schady, K.O. Mason, E. Romero-Colmenero, and E.M. Puchnarewicz
X-raying Relativistic Quasar Outlows
G. Chartas, W.N. Brandt, S.C. Gallagher, and D. Proga
INTEGRAL and XMM-Newton Observations of 3C 273 in 2003-2005
M. Chernyakova, T.J.-L. Courvoisier, M. Türler, A. Neronov, S. Soldi, and K. Page
The Role of Absorption and Reflection in the X-ray Spectrum of Active Galactic Nuclei
L. Chevallier, S. Collin, A.M. Dumont, B. Czerny, M. Mouchet, A.C. Gonçalves, and R. Goosmann
Spectral Stacking Analysis of an XMM-Newton International Survey (AXIS)
A. Corral, X. Barcons, F.J. Carrera, and M.T. Ceballos
Emission Processes Involved in the Hard X/Gamma-ray Emission of Galactic and Extragalactic Compact Objects
S. Deluit, L. Bouchet, and E. Jourdain
Extended Inverse Compton Emission from Distant Powerful Radio Galaxies
M.C. Erlund, A.C. Fabian, K.M. Blundell, A. Celotti, and C. Crawford
High-Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy of the Active Galactic Nucleus NGC 4051 with Chandra
M. Fenovc�k, J.S. Kaastra, E. Costantini, K.C. Steenbrugge, and F. Verbunt
The XMM-Newton View of Gamma-ray Loud Active Nuclei
L. Foschini, G. Ghisellini, C.M. Raiteri, F. Tavecchio, M. Villata, M. Dadina, G. Di Cocco, G. Malaguti, L. Maraschi, E. Pian, and G. Tagliaferri
Angular Clustering of X-ray Point-Like Sources in the XMM Large Scale Structure Survey
O. Garcet, P. Gandhi, E. Gosset, A. Gueguen, F. Pacaud, M. Pierre, and J. Surdej
X-ray Evidence for Multiple Absorbing Structures in Seyfert Nuclei
J.M. Gelbord, K.A. Weaver, and T. Yaqoob
Swift Multi-Wavelength Observations of NGC 5548: A Seyfert 1 in a Vegetative Low-State
M.R. Goad & K.L. Page
X-ray Emission of a Sample of LINER Galaxies
O. González-Martin, J. Masegosa, and I. Márquez
X-ray Properties of Magnetic Flares Orbiting Above the Accretion Disk in Active Galactic Nuclei
R.W. Goosmann, M. Mouchet, M. Dovciak, V. Karas, B. Czerny, A.-M. Dumont, and A. Rózanska
X-ray Jets and Hotspots in Extragalactic Radio Sources
M.J. Hardcastle
INTEGRAL and Blazars
R. Hudec, F. Munz, M. Basta, P. Kubanek, and E. Pian
Astrophysics with Digitized Astronomical Plates: Search for Supermassive Black Hole Binaries
R. Hudec, M. Basta, and L. Hudec
X-ray Emission Properties of Large Scale Jets, Hotspots and Lobes in Active Galactic Nuclei
J. Kataoka & L. Stawarz
Activity of BL Lacertae during 1997-2005: Long-Term and Intraday Variability
O.M. Kurtanidze, M.G. Nikolashvili, S.M. Chanturiya, G.N. Kimeridze, L.A. Sigua, B.Z. Kapanadze, R.Z. Ivanidze, G.N. Jimsheleishvili, N.B. Ograpishvili, and D.G. Zarqua
CCD Photometry of X-ray Selected Blazars
O.M. Kurtanidze, M.G. Nikolashvili, S.M. Chanturiya, G.N. Kimeridze, L.A. Sigua, B.Z. Kapanadze, R.Z. Ivanidze, G.N. Jimsheleishvili, N.B. Ograpishvili, and D.G. Zarqua
The Results of Long-Term Monitoring of Blazars at Abastumani Observatory
O.M. Kurtanidze, M.G. Nikolashvili, S.M. Chanturiya, G.N. Kimeridze, L.A. Sigua, B.Z. Kapanadze, R.Z. Ivanidze, G.N. Jimsheleishvili, N.B. Ograpishvili, and D.G. Zarqua
XMM-Newton Observations and Simultaneous Optical Spectroscopy of the Gravitational Lens System SDSS J1004+4112
G. Lamer, A. Schwope, L. Wisotzki, and L. Christensen
X-ray Emission from the 3C 273 Jet
H.L. Marshall, S. Jester, D.E. Harris, and K. Meisenheimer
A New XMM-Newton Observation of Pictor A Radio Lobes Confirms the Non-Thermal Origin of the X-ray Emission
G. Migliori, P. Grandi, G.G.C. Palumbo, G. Brunetti, G. Malaguti, and M. Guainazzi
The Nature of X-ray Absorbed Starburst QSOs and the QSO Evolutionary Scheme
M.J. Page, F.J. Carrera, J. Ebrero, J.A. Stevens, and R.J. Ivison
Probing Local Seyfert Galaxies: Consistent with Unified Models, but Not with Standard Accretion?
F. Panessa, M. Cappi, and L. Bassani
The XMM-Newton Look at Mkn 841
P.O. Petrucci, G. Henri, G. Matt, C. Perola, P. Nandra, P. Ferrando, L. Koch, M. Mouchet, A.M. Dumont, L. Maraschi, and F. Haardt
The Highly Red-Shifted Fe Kα Line in ESO 113-G010
D. Porquet, J.N. Reeves, P. Uttley, and T.J. Turner
Extreme X-ray Variability and Absorption in NGC 1365
G. Risaliti, M. Elvis, G. Fabbiano, A. Baldi, A. Zezas, S. Bianchi, and G. Matt
INTEGRAL/RXTE Observations of Cen A
R.E. Rothschild, J. Tomsick, J. Wilms, R. Staubert, S. Benlloch, W. Collmar, G. Madejski, S. Deluit, and H. Khandrika
An XMM-Newton Study of Hyper-Luminous Infrared Galaxies
A. Ruiz, F.J. Carrera, and F. Panessa
Probing the Physical Conditions in the Circumnuclear Region of NGC 4151
H.R. Schmitt, S.B. Kraemer, D.M. Crenshaw, and J.B. Hutchings
X-ray Emitting EROs and Obscured QSOs
P. Severgnini, V. Braito, A. Caccianiga, R. Della Ceca, T. Maccacaro, and P. Saracco
Outflows from High Accretion Rate AGN
M. Simpson & P.T. O'Brien
INTEGRAL Observations of Six AGN in the Galactic Plane
S. Soldi, V. Beckmann, L. Bassani, T. J.-L. Courvoisier, R. Landi, A. Malizia, A.J. Dean, A. De Rosa, A.C. Fabian, and R. Walter
Why Are They Not AGN?
R. Soria, A.W. Graham, G. Fabbiano, A. Baldi, M. Elvis, H. Jerjen, S. Pellegrini, and A. Siemiginowska
Ionization Structure of the Warm Wind in NGC 5548
K.C. Steenbrugge, J.S. Kaastra, D.M. Crenshaw, S.B. Kraemer, N. Arav, I.M. George, D.A. Liedahl, F.B.S. Paerels, T.J. Turner, and T. Yaqoob
X-ray Properties of Double-Peaked Balmer-Line Active Galaxies
I. Strateva, W. Brandt, M. Eracleous, G. Chartas, and D. Schneider
The UV-to-X-ray Emission Ratio in AGN: Luminosity Dependence and No Redshift Evolution
I. Strateva, A. Steffen, W. Brandt, D. Alexander, A. Koekemoer, B. Lehmer, D. Schneider, and C. Vignali
Log-Parabolic SSC Spectra in HBL Sources. A New Analysis of the April 1997 Large Outburst of Mkn 501
A. Tramacere, E. Massaro, M. Perri, P. Giommi, and G. Tosti
Analysis of the Observed Apparent Correlation of Line Luminosity with Redshift for FR Type II AGNs
A.C. Ugwoke
Physical Properties of the X-ray Absorber in APM 08279+5255 and the Search for Spectral Variability
C. Zheng, M. Sako, and R. Blandford

Topic F: Clusters of Galaxies & the IGM
(papers are also available here as a single PDF file (79 pages, 8 MBytes))

Oral papers
Galactic Corona or Local Group Intergalactic Medium?
R.J. Williams, S. Mathur, and F. Nicastro
Investigating Heating and Cooling in a Sample of Clusters
R.J.H. Dunn & A.C. Fabian
The Interaction between the Central Galaxy and the Intracluster Medium in Cool Cluster Cores
N.A. Hatch, C.S.Crawford, A.C. Fabian, R.M. Johnstone, and J.S. Sanders
Gas Entropy in Nearby Galaxy Clusters
G.W. Pratt, M. Arnaud, and E. Pointecouteau
Temperature and Entropy Profiles of Nearby Cooling Flow Clusters Observed with XMM-Newton and the Effervescent Heating Model
R. Piffaretti, J.S. Kaastra, P. Jetzer, and T. Tamura
AGN Feedback and Evolution of Radio Sources: Discovery of an X-ray Cluster Associated with z=1 Quasar
A. Siemiginowska, C.C. Cheung, S. LaMassa, D. Burke, T.L. Aldcroft, J. Bechtold, M. Elvis, and D.M. Worrall
The Total Mass and the Gas Fraction in X-ray Galaxy Clusters: Do We Really Know What We Measure?
S. Ettori
Searching for Sharp Surface Brightness Discontinuities: A Systematic Study of Cold Fronts in Galaxy Clusters
S. Ghizzardi, S. Molendi, A. Leccardi, and M. Rossetti
Chandra Observation of the Most Interesting Cluster in the Universe
M. Markevitch
The XMM-Newton Distant Cluster Project
G. Lamer, A. Schwope, H. Böhringer, R. Faßbender, P. Schuecker, C. Mullis, and P. Rosati
Poster papers
X-ray and Radio Observations of Interactions in Cooling Core Clusters
T.E. Clarke, C. Sarazin, E. Blanton, and N. Kassim
Gas Distributions in an Unbiased Sample of Low-z Galaxy Clusters
J.H. Croston, M. Arnaud, G.W. Pratt, and H. Böhringer
Metal Enrichment Discriminators of Cold Fronts
R. Dupke
An XMM-Newton View on Relaxed and Non-Relaxed Clusters of Galaxies
F. Durret, G.B. Lima Neto, J. Bagchi, C. Adami, H. Bravo-Alfaro, G. Covone, and J. van Gorkom
Temperature and Dark Matter Profiles of Galaxy Groups
F. Gastaldello, D. Buote, P. Humphrey, L. Zappacosta, J. Bullock, F. Brighenti, and W. Mathews
Analysis of Low Surface Brightness X-ray Clusters of Galaxies
H. Katayama & K. Hayashida
Density, Temperature and Dark Matter Profiles in Clusters of Galaxies
G.B. Lima Neto, T.F. Laganá, and F. Durret
The Cluster-Galaxy Connection: The Morphology of Clusters
I. Sakelliou
XMM-Newton RGS and Chandra LETGS Observations of the WHIM in 1ES 1028+511
K.C. Steenbrugge, F. Nicastro, and M. Elvis
XMM-Newton Legacy Clusters - An Investigation into Background Removal
R.F. Temple, G.W. Pratt, T.J. Ponman, H. Böhringer, S. Raychaudhury, J. Rasmussen, and M. Arnaud
Chandra X-ray Spectra from Hydro Simulations of Galaxy Clusters
R. Valdarnini
X-ray Constraints on the Dark Matter Profile of Very Relaxed Cluster of Galaxies
L. Zappacosta, D.A. Buote, F. Gastaldello, P.J. Humphrey, J. Bullock, F. Brighenti, and W. Mathews
X-ray Properties in Galaxy Clusters
Y.-Y. Zhang, H. Böhringer, A. Finoguenov, Y. Ikebe, K. Matsushita, P. Schuecker, L. Guzzo, and C.A. Collins

Topic G: Extragalactic Surveys & Population Studies; the Cosmic X-ray Background
(papers are also available here as a single PDF file (83 pages, 4 MBytes))

Invited paper
AGN Evolution Revealed from X-ray Surveys
Y. Ueda
Oral papers
Mining XMM-Newton and Chandra Fields for Normal Galaxies
P. Tzanavaris, I. Georgantopoulos, A. Georgakakis, E. Koulouridis, A. Akylas, M. Plionis, I. Leonidaki, S. Basilakos, V. Chavmusyan, and A. Mercado
Results from the First INTEGRAL AGN Catalogue
V. Beckmann, S. Soldi, C.R. Shrader, and N. Gehrels
The Bright Side of the Hard X-ray Sky: the XMM-Newton Bright Survey
R. Della Ceca, A. Caccianiga, P. Severgnini, T. Maccacaro, F. Cocchia, and V. Braito
Tracing Cosmic Accretion through the XMM-Newton Medium Survey (XMS)
X. Barcons, F.J. Carrera, and M.T. Ceballos
Extending the X-ray Luminosity Function of AGN to High Redshift
J. Silverman, P. Green, W. Barkhouse, R. Cameron, M. Kim, D.-W. Kim, B. Wilkes, G. Hasinger, and the full ChaMP project
XMM-Newton Observations of the Lockman Hole: Spectra and Time Variability of the Brightest AGN
S. Mateos, X. Barcons, F.J. Carrera, M.T. Ceballos, G. Hasinger, I. Lehmann, A. Streblyanska, and A. Fabian
The Most Obscured AGN in the Chandra/SWIRE Survey in the Lockman Hole
M. Polletta, B.J. Wilkes, B. Siana, C.J. Lonsdale, R. Kilgard, D.L. Shupe, J. Surace, H.E. Smith, and F. Owen
The Evolving Obscured AGN Population and the Cosmic X-ray Background
R. Gilli, A. Comastri, and G. Hasinger
The XMM-LSS Cluster Sample and its Cosmological Applications
M. Pierre, F. Pacaud, and the XMM-LSS consortium
Poster papers
Unveiling the Distribution of Absorption in the AGN Population
T. Dwelly & M.J. Page
The Flux and Angular Distribution of AXIS Sources
J. Ebrero & F.J. Carrera
Galaxies Beyond the Limits of Current Deep X-ray Surveys: Results of Stacking
R.E. Griffiths, T. Miyaji, and A. Knudson
Astrophysics with LOBSTER
R. Hudec, V. Simon, L. Svéda, L. Pina, and A. Inneman
Optical Identification in the XMM-Newton Marano Field Survey
M. Krumpe, G. Lamer, A.D. Schwope, S. Wagner, G. Zamorani, M. Mignoli, and R. Staubert
Gaseous Abundances in M82
P. Ranalli, L. Origlia, A. Comastri, R. Maiolino, and K. Makishima
XMM-Newton and Deep Optical Observations of the OTELO Fields: the Groth-Westphal Strip
M. Sánchez-Portal, A.M. Pérez-García, J. Cepa, E. Alfaro, H. Castañeda, J. Gallego, J.J. González-González, and J.I. González-Serrano
2dF-XMM Wide Angle Serendipitous Survey
J.A. Tedds, M.J. Page, and XMM-Newton Survey Science Centre
AGN Unification and the X-ray Background
E. Treister, C.M. Urry, and P. Lira
Medium-Deep Observations of QSOs/AGNs in the Field of SA 57
D. Trevese, F. Fiore , S. Puccetti , M. Tomei, and F. Vagnetti
The Extended Chandra Deep Field-South Survey: Optical Properties of X-ray Detected Sources
S. Virani, E. Treister, C.M. Urry, E. Gawiser, and the MUSYC Collaboration

Topic H: Gamma-ray Bursts and Afterglows
(papers are also available here as a single PDF file (47 pages, 3 MBytes))

Invited paper
The Swift Gamma-ray Burst Mission: First Results
N. Gehrels, on behalf of the Swift Team
Oral papers
First Results from the Swift UVOT
K.O. Mason, A.J. Blustin, and P.W.A. Roming
The X-ray Telescope on board Swift: Status and Main Results
G. Tagliaferri, S. Campana, G. Chincarini, P. Giommi, G. Cusumano, D.N. Burrows, J.E. Hill, J.A. Kennea, J.A. Nousek, J.P. Osborne, P.T. O'Brien, A. Wells, L. Angelini, and on behalf of the XRT team
XRT Light Curves: Morphology, Flares and Energy
G. Chincarini, V. Mangano, A. Moretti, M. Perri, P. Romano, S. Campana, S. Covino, G. Tagliaferri, L. Angelini, D. Burrows, P. Giommi, J. Osborne, and Swift Team
Swift XRT Observations of X-ray Flares in GRB Afterglows
D.N. Burrows, P. Romano, O. Godet, A. Falcone, C. Pagani, G. Cusumano, S. Campana, G. Chincarini, J.E. Hill, P. Giommi, M.R. Goad, J.A. Kennea, S. Kobayashi, P. Mészáros, J.A. Nousek, J.P. Osborne, P.T. O'Brien, K.L. Page, G. Tagliaferri, B. Zhang, and the Swift XRT team
GRB 050505: A High Redshift Burst Discovered by Swift
C.P. Hurkett, J.P. Osborne, K.L. Page, E. Rol, M.R. Goad, P.T. O'Brien, A. Beardmore, and O. Godet, on behalf of the Swift team
New Soft BATSE GRBs and Spectra of X-ray Rich Bursts
Y. Tikhomirova, B. Stern, A. Kozyreva, and J. Poutanen
Poster papers
X-ray Flares in the Early Swift Observations of the Possible Naked Burst GRB 050421
O. Godet, K.L. Page, M.R. Goad, A.P. Beardmore, P.T. O'Brien, J.P. Osborne, D.N. Burrows, M. Capalbi, J. Kennea, V. Mangano, A. Moretti, and D. Morris
Swift-XRT Observation of the Afterglow of GRB050319 and XRF050416A
V. La Parola, G. Cusumano, V. Mangano, T. Mineo, D.N. Burrows, S. Campana, M. Capalbi, G. Chincarini, P. Giommi, M.R. Goad, J.E. Hill, A. Moretti, M. Perri, P. Romano, and G. Tagliaferri
INTEGRAL and XMM-Newton Observations of the Low-Luminosity and X-ray Rich Burst GRB 040223
S. McBreen, S. McGlynn, S. Foley, B. McBreen, and L. Hanlon

Topic W: Workshop: Instrument Calibration Issues for High-Energy Astrophysics Missions
(papers are also available here as a single PDF file (66 pages, 11 MBytes))

Oral papers
Broad X-ray Spectral Band Studies with Astrosat
P.C. Agrawal
The XMM-Newton Slew Survey: A Wide-Angle Survey in the 0.2-12 keV Band
M.J. Freyberg, B. Altieri, D. Bermejo, M.P. Esquej, V. Lazaro, A.M. Read, and R.D. Saxton
The Virtual Observatories: A Major New Facility for X-ray Astronomy
N.A. Walton, E. Gonzales-Solares, A.M.S. Richards, and J.A. Tedds
'Patching' EPIC-MOS: Temporal and Spatial Dependency of the Detector Response
A.M. Read, S.F. Sembay, T.F. Abbey, and M.J.L. Turner
EPIC Calibration (Anecdotes) - From 3 Years Before till 6 Years After Launch
M.G.F. Kirsch, U.G. Briel, S. Sembay, and P. Ferrando
Status of the XMM-Newton Cross-Calibration with SASv6.5.0
M. Stuhlinger, B. Altieri, M.P. Esquej, M.G.F. Kirsch, L. Metcalfe, A.M.T. Pollock, R.D. Saxton, M.J.S. Smith, A. Talavera, S. Sembay, A.M. Read, D. Baskill, F. Haberl, M. Freyberg, K. Dennerl, J. Kaastra, J.W. den Herder, C. de Vries, and J. Vink
Micrometeroid Damage to CCDs in XMM-Newton and Swift and its Significance for Future X-ray Missions
T. Abbey, J. Carpenter, A. Read, A. Wells, and colleagues at MPE in Munich, XMM Science Centre and Swift Mission Operations Center
The Ground Calibration of the Back-Side Illuminated CCD camera of X-ray Imaging Spectrometer (XIS) onboard Astro-E2 (Suzaku)
H. Yamaguchi, H. Nakajima, K. Koyama, T.G. Tsuru, H. Matsumoto, H. Tsunemi, K. Hayashida, K. Torii, M. Namiki, S. Katsuda, D. Matuura, and T. Miyauchi
Calibration of HEFT Hard X-ray Optics
J.E. Koglin, W.H. Baumgartner, C.M.H. Chen, J.C. Chonko, F.E. Christensen, W.W. Craig, T.R. Decker, C.J. Hailey, F.A. Harrison, C.P. Jensen, K.K. Madsen, M.J. Pivovaroff, and G. Tajiri
Poster papers
XMM-EPIC Timing Monitoring at ESAC
I. Caballero, A. Wellbrock, D. Harbarth, and M.G.F. Kirsch
The XMM-Newton Slew Survey: Towards the XMMSL1 Catalogue
M.P. Esquej, B. Altieri, D. Bermejo, M.J. Freyberg, V. Lazaro, A.M. Read, and R.D. Saxton
Monitoring of the EPIC Cameras at the XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre
D.M. Harbarth, M.G.F. Kirsch, M. Stuhlinger, M. Smith, D. Baskill, and M.J. Freyberg
Novel Approaches in Technologies for Large Light-Weight X-ray Space Telescopes
R. Hudec, L. Pina, L. Sveda, A. Inneman, V. Semencova, V. Brozek, M. Mika, M. Skulinova, R. Kacerovsky, J. Sik, and A. Zentko
Extended Sources in the XMM-Newton Slew Survey
V. Lazaro, R. Saxton, A.M. Read, M.P. Esquej, M.J. Freyberg, B. Altieri, and D. Bermejo
The Planck Mission and X-ray Sources
J.-E. Solheim
The Development of a Back-Illuminated Supportless CCD for SXI onboard NeXT
T.G. Tsuru, S. Takagi, H. Matsumoto, T. Inui, M. Ozawa, K. Koyama, H. Tsunemi, K. Hayashida, E. Miyata, H. Ozawa, M. Touhiguchi, D. Matsuura, T. Dotani, M. Ozaki, H. Murakami, T. Kohmura, S. Kitamoto, and H. Awaki


Invited Speakers

M. Arnaud   (CEA/Saclay, France)
B. Aschenbach   (MPE, Germany)
P.A. Caraveo   (INAF IASF-Milano, Italy)
E. Churazov   (MPE, Germany)
P. Fabbiano   (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, USA)
A.C. Fabian   (Institute for Astronomy, Cambridge, UK)
N. Gehrels   (NASA/GSFC, USA)
G. Hasinger   (MPE, Germany)
H. Inoue   (ISAS/JAXA, Japan)
C. Motch   (Observatoire de Strasbourg, France)
F. Nicastro   (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, USA)
R. Pallavicini   (INAF/Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo, Italy)
D. Pooley   (University of California, USA)
G. Rauw   (Institut d'Astrophysique, Université de Liège, Belgium)
Y. Ueda   (Kyoto University, Japan)
J. Vink   (University Utrecht, The Netherlands)
B. Warwick   (University of Leicester, UK)


Scientific Organizing Committee (SOC)

M. Watson (Leicester University, UK) (Chair)
N. Schartel (ESAC, ESA) (Co-Chair)
M. Arnaud (CEA/Saclay, France)
X. Barcons (IFCA, Spain)
G. Fabbiano (CfA, USA)
A. Fabian (Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK)
P. Giommi (ASI, Italy)
M. Güdel (PSI, Switzerland)
G. Hasinger (MPE, Germany)
J. Hughes (Rutgers University, USA)
H. Kunieda (JAXA, Japan)
M. van der Klis (Amsterdam University, The Netherlands)


ESAC Local Organizing Committee (LOC)

M. Ehle, M. Arpizou, B. Altieri, C. Gabriel, M. Guainazzi, M. Kirsch, N. Loiseau, L. Metcalfe, A. Pollock, R. Saxton, L. Tomas

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