XMM-Newton 2007 Science Workshop

XMM-Newton: The Next Decade
ESAC, Madrid, Spain, 4 - 6 June 2007

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Printed Proceedings


The refereed proceedings have been published in volume 329, issue 02(2008) of the Astronomische Nachrichten / Astronomical Notes (AN) and can be accessed from the ADS.




XMM-Newton: The next decade, Schartel, N.

XMM-Newton operations beyond the 10-year design lifetime, Parmar, A.N.; Heger, D.; Metcalfe, L.; Muñoz, R.; Schartel, N.

Chapter 1: Cosmology, Extragalactic Surveys & WHIM

Searching for the missing baryons in the Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium, Barcons, X.

Extragalactic X-ray surveys: AGN physics and evolution, Comastri, A.; Brusa, M.

The X-ray-infrared/submillimetre connection and the legacy era of cosmology, Alexander, D. M.

Planned and serendipitous surveys with XMM-Newton, Watson, M. G.

Chapter 2: Clusters of Galaxies

Statistical properties of galaxy clusters, Böhringer, H.

Suzaku observations of clusters of galaxies, Matsushita, K.; Suzaku SWG team

The XMM-LSS cluster sample and its cosmological applications: Prospects for the XMM next decade, Pierre, M.; Pacaud, F.; Melin, J. B.; XMM-LSS consortium

The Planck cluster survey, Bartlett, J. G.; Chamballu, A.; Melin, J.-B.; Arnaud, M.; Members of the Planck Working Group 5

Chapter 3: Active Galaxies

Active galaxies, Matt, G.

XMM-Newton and broad iron lines, Fabian, A. C.

High spectral resolution X-ray observations of AGN, Kaastra, J. S.

Chapter 4: Galaxies and Galaxy Surveys

Galactic X-ray source populations, Motch, C.

The X-ray source population of the Andromeda galaxy M 31, Pietsch, W.

Toward an unbiased sample of X-ray selected normal galaxies outside the local Universe, Georgakakis, A.

Chapter 5: SNRs and the Interstellar Medium

Supernova remnants, planetary nebulae and superbubbles: Prospects for new XMM-Newton observations, Decourchelle, A.

X-Ray observations of the Galactic Centre with Suzaku, Koyama, K.; Hyodo, Y.; Inui, T.; Nobukawa, M.; Mori, H.

Using X-ray observations to identify the particle acceleration mechanisms in VHE SNRs and "dark" VHE sources, Pühlhofer, G.

Chapter 6: Compact Objects

"Resolving" neutron stars physics and geometry, Caraveo, P. A.

The XMM-Newton view of magnetars, Mereghetti, S.; Tiengo, A.; Esposito, P.

Constraining the neutron star equation of state using XMM-Newton, Jonker, P. G.; Kaastra, J.; Méndez, M.; In't Zand, J. J. M.

Open questions on black hole binaries, Kaaret, P.

Chapter 7: Stars, Star forming Regions & the Solar System

XMM-Newton: The next decade for cool star research, Schmitt, J. H. M. M.

Doing physics in star-forming regions with XMM-Newton, Montmerle, T.

Results and perspectives of young stellar object long look programs, Sciortino, S.

X-rays from young stars: A summary of highlights from the XMM-Newton Extended Survey of the Taurus Molecular Cloud (XEST), Güdel, M.

X-ray spectroscopy of early-type stars: The present and the future, Rauw, G.; Nazé, Y.; Oskinova, L. M.

Summary and Outlook

A scientific case for XMM-Newton continuation, McBreen, B.; Schartel, N.

Invited Speakers

D.M. Alexander (Department of Physics, University of Durham, UK)
X. Barcons (Instituto de Física de Cantabria (CSIC-UC), Spain)
J.G. Bartlett (Laboratoire Astroparticule et Cosmologie (APC), Université Paris, France)
M. Brusa (Max-Planck-Institut fü extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany)
P.A. Caraveo (INAF-IASF Milano, Italy)
A. Comastri (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna, Italy)
A. Decourchelle (Laboratoire AIM, CEA/DSM - CNRS - Université Paris Diderot, France)
A.C. Fabian (Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK)
A. Georgakakis (Imperial College, UK)
M. Güdel (Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland)
P.G. Jonker (SRON Utrecht, Netherlands)
P. Kaaret (University of Iowa, USA)
J.S. Kaastra (SRON Utrecht, Netherlands)
K. Koyama (Department of Physics, Kyoto University, Japan)
K. Matsushita (Department of Physics, Tokyo University of Science, Japan)
G. Matt (Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy)
B. McBreen (UCD School of Physics, University College Dublin, Ireland)
S. Mereghetti (INAF-IASF Milano, Italy)
C. Motch (CNRS/Observatoire de Strasbourg, France)
R.F. Mushotzky (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, USA)
M. Pierre (DAPNIA/Service d'Astrophysique, CEA-Saclay, France)
W. Pietsch (Max-Planck-Institut fü extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany)
G. Pühlhofer (Landessternwarte Heidelberg, Germany)
J.H.M.M. Schmitt (Hamburger Sternwarte, Germany)
S. Sciortino (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo, Italy)
G. Rauw (Institut d'Astrophysique et Géophysique, Université de Liège, Belgium)
R.S. Warwick (Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Leicester, UK)
M.G. Watson (Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Leicester, UK)


Scientific Organising Committee (SOC)

Monique Arnaud (CEA Saclay, France) Chair
Norbert Schartel (XMM-Newton SOC, Spain) Co-Chair
Xavier Barcons (Instituto de Física de Cantabria, Spain)
Didier Barret (CESR Toulouse, France)
Andrew Fabian (U. Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Massimo Cappi (INAF/IASF-Bologna, Italy)
Paul Green (CFA Cambridge, USA)
Ioannis Georgantopoulos (National Observatory of Athens, Greece)
Richard Griffiths (CMU Pittsburgh, USA)
Guenther Hasinger (MPE Garching, Germany)
Jelle Kaastra (SRON Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Victoria Kaspi (McGill Montreal, Canada)
Brian McBreen (U. Dublin, Ireland)
Juergen Schmitt (U. Hamburg, Germany)
Luigi Stella (INAF Roma, Italy)
Takahashi Tadayuki (U. Tokyo, Japan)
Yoshihiro Ueda (U. Kyoto, Japan)
Mike Watson (U. Leicester, United Kingdom)


Local Organising Committee (LOC)

Matthias Ehle (Chair)
Bruno Altieri
Michelle Arpizou
Maria Diaz-Trigo
Carlos Gabriel
Matteo Guainazzi
Nora Loiseau
Leo Metcalfe
Richard Saxton
Michael Smith