"The X-ray Universe 2011" Symposium

The X-ray Universe 2011
Berlin, Germany, 27 - 30 June 2011

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




Topic A: Stars, Star-forming Regions, Planetary and Cometary Studies

Invited talks

The high energy environment of extrasolar planets, Schmitt

X-ray emission from stars: Recent advances and future prospects, Stelzer


Contributed talks

Rotationally modulated X-ray emission from the accretion shock in CTTS, Argiroffi

Search for Serendipitous TNO occultation in X-rays, Chang

Fermi detections in the vicinity of the star forming regions W43 & Westerlund 2, Ferrara

Revealing the young stellar population in the S254-S258 region with X-rays, Mucciarelli

A Holy Grail for stellar wind analysis: zeta Puppis seen by XMM, Naze

Early magnetic B-type stars: X-ray emission and wind properties, Oskinova

Detection of 14368 X-ray sources in the Carina Nebula star forming region, Preibisch

X-ray emission from Ap/Bp stars - bridging cool and hot stars, Robrade

X-Ray Observations of Hot Jupiters, Wolk

The Chandra Cygnus OB2 Legacy Survey, Wright



Young stars around the Horsehead nebula, Albacete Colombo

A very deep X-ray look into the young stellar cluster IC348, Alexander

X-ray emission from protostellar jet HH 154: first evidence of a diamond shock?, Bonito

The nature and importance of the large spread in T Tauri X-ray luminosities, Drake

The young open cluster around 25 Ori, Franciosini

Cluster members and disk fraction of CygnusOB2, Guarcello

Chandra/ACIS-I study of the young stellar population of the Eagle Nebula, Guarcello

Constraining the Ages of X-ray Binaries in the Ring Galaxy NGC 922, Jackson

An XMM-Newton vision of the NGC 2023 cluster and its surroundings, Lopez-Garcia

Optical follow-up of the stellar content of the XBSS, Lopez-Santiago

Quantifying the relation between UV and X-ray flux in nearby M stars, Marino

X-ray emission from brown dwarf candidates in Cha I, Martinez-Arnaiz

Star-planet interactions in X-rays - mimicked by selection effects?, Poppenhaeger

The LETG spectrum of delta Ori, Raassen

A look at the high Galactic latitude O-type star HD93521 with XMM-Newton, Rauw

X-ray emission from protostellar jets, Schneider

Giant HII Regions in M101: X-ray and Hα-line spectra property, Sun

The Decay of Stellar Dynamo Activity and the Rotation-Activity Relation, Wright


Topic B: Interacting Binary Systems, (Galactic) Black Holes & Micro-quasars

Invited talks

Winds and jets in X-ray binaries, Diaz Trigo

Accreting Galactic Black-hole systems, Done


Contributed talks

XMM-Newton observations of IGRJ18410-0535: the ingestion of a massive clump, Bozzo

Multiwavelength studies of the microquasar GX 339-4 in its 2010 outburst, Cadolle Bel

Time lags and reflection in black hole X-ray binaries, Cassatella

Discovery of the New Gamma-ray Binary 1FGL J1018.6-5856, Corbet

XSSJ1227.0-4859: a mysterious LMXB with gamma-ray association to 1FGLJ1227.9-485, de Martino

X-ray Spectroscopy of MXB 1728-34 with XMM-Newton, Egron

Evidence for Intermediate Mass Black Holes: The Case of ESO 243-49 HLX-1, Farrell

XMM-Newton's view of the multiple fluorescence lines of GX 301-2, Fürst

4U 0115+63: phase lags and cyclotron resonant scattering, Ferrigno

Multiwavelength rapid timing & broad-band spectroscopy of X-ray binaries, Gandhi

Optical counterparts to Ultraluminous X-ray sources, Gladstone

High mass accretion rate spectra of GX 339-4: Black hole spin from reflection?, Kolehmainen

Thermonuclear bursts on neutron stars: News from Terzan 5, Linares

Simultaneous X-ray timing and spectroscopy observations of the UCXB 4U 0614+091, Madej

Characterising the timing and spectral properties of ULXs, Middleton

Spectroscopy of the stellar wind in the Cyg X-1 system, Miskovicova

ULX, NGC 5408 X-1: A deep search for correlated timing & spectral behavior, Pasham

X-ray spectral variability in Ultraluminous X-ray Sources, Pintore

The most luminous ULXs: evidence for IMBHs?, Roberts

The enigma of Supergiant Fast X-ray Transients: Swift broad-band results, Romano

Inferring the mass of a neutron star from timing and spectral X-ray properties, Sanna

Suzaku studies of SFXTs, Sasano

Magnetospheric Accretion Shocks in the X-Ray Spectrum of 4U 1626-67, Schulz

The XMM-Newton view of SFXTs: the case of IGRJ16418-4532, Sidoli

Revealing the stellar wind and the accretion flow of Vela X-1 using XMM-Newton, Torrejón

Decoding the time-lags in accreting black holes with XMM-Newton, Uttley

A ULX in a young massive stellar cluster, Voss

The Broad Iron Emission Line Profile of XTE J1650-500, Walton

Suzaku Wide-band Spectral Analysis on Short/Long Time Scales of Cygnus X-1, Yamada

Challenging Ultraluminous X-ray Sources, Zampieri



The paucity of accreting millisecond X-ray pulsars, Boutloukos

2011 outburst of IGR J17091-3624 as seen by INTEGRAL and Swift, Capitanio

Two spectral substates within Low/Hard States of NS-LMXBs, Cocchi

A new view of accretion disk corona X-ray sources, D'Ai

Analyzing Relativistic Effects around Black Holes:XMM observations of Cygnus X-1, Dauser

Observations of X-ray binaries with very-faint accretion luminosities, Del Santo

XMM/HESS Observations of SNR G284.3-1.8 and the binary system 1FGLJ1018.6-5857, de Ona Wilhelmi

Resolving the nature of the dipping/flaring branch in Cygnus X-2, Gibiec

Cygnus X-1: shedding light on the spectral variability and polarization of black holes, Grinberg

XMM-Newton observations of the shortest orbital period black-hole candidate MAXI, Ibarra

GRO J1008-57: high precision timing and spectral evolution, Kühnel

Long-term spectral changes in GX 1+4, Kretschmar

Pulse profile variations in GX 1+4, Kretschmar

Observation of blackbody excess in persistent Be/NS binary pulsars, La Palombara

Chandra and Theoretical Insight into the Evolution of Accreting Binary Pops, Lehmer

Constraining the black hole mass for an ultraluminous X-ray source NGC1313 X-2, Liu

An X-ray ionized nebula around the eclipsing black hole binary M33 X-7, Maggi

On the variability of the Si complex in the enigmatic Cygnus X-3, Martínez-Núñez

4U 0115+63: A bonanza of cyclotron resonance scattering features, Müller

The low mass X-ray binary system 4U 1735-44, Mück

RXTE Monitoring of GRS1758-258, Obst

Unveiling the nature of IGRJ17177-3656 with X-ray, NIR and Radio observations, Paizis

Resolving iron emission lines in 4U 1538-52 with XMM-Newton, Rodes-Roca

Spectral analysis of LMXB Aql X-1 in soft and hard states with Suzaku, Sakurai

The spectral state transitions of ESO 243-49 HLX-1, Servillat

Long term spectral variation in the neutron star X-ray binary, 4U 1636-536, Shih

Spectral properties of the transition between soft and hard state in GX 339-4, Stiele

A detailed X-ray characterisation of ULXs, Sutton

Suzaku Observations of GX 339-4 in the Low/Hard State, Ueda

A jet ejection event from the intermediate mass black hole HLX-1 in ESO 243-49, Webb

Analysis of high energy data from LS I +61303 based on its 4.6 yr periodicity, Zimmermann


Topic C: Cataclysmic Variables and Novae

Invited talks

Explosion, turn-off and recovery of accretion in novae revealed by X-rays, Hernanz

The X-ray Emission of Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables, Mukai


Contributed talks

An Observational Study of Accretion Flow in the inner Disk of Dwarf Novae, Balman

Classical novae as supersoft X-ray sources in the Andromeda galaxy M31, Henze

XMM-Newton observations of the unique binary system HD49798/RXJ0648-4418, Mereghetti

From X-ray dips to eclipse: Witnessing disk reformation in the RN USco, Ness

The spectral evolution of Nova LMC 2009, Orio

Swift X-ray Observations of Classical Novae: The Super-Soft Source Sample, Osborne

Nova M31N 2007-12b: supersoft X-rays reveal an intermediate polar?, Pietsch

Synthetic spectra for super-soft sources, Rauch

On the origin of the Fe lines in AM Herculis, Schwope

Dwarf Novae in Globular Clusters, Servillat



Orbital-phase Resolved Spectroscopy of FO Aqr (IP) Using XMM-Newton data, Pekon

Phase-dependent effects on X-ray spectra of magnetic cataclysmic variables, Silva

RS Cae - a soft X-ray dominated polar, Traulsen


Topic D: Magnetars, Isolated Neutron Stars and Pulsars

Invited talks

Young Neutron Stars and the Role of Magnetic Fields in Their Evolution, Gotthelf

Magnetar candidates: new discoveries open new questions, Rea


Contributed talks

A New Magnetar Candidate Located Outside the Galactic Plane, Callingham

Magnetic fields in neutron stars: from interiors to surrounding accretion discs, Naso

First dedicated observations of the isolated neutron star in the Carina Nebula, Pires

Understanding neutron stars through multi-wavelength observations of pulsars, Webb



Monitoring PSR B1509-58 with RXTE: Spectral Analysis 1996-2010, Litzinger

SGRs and AXPs: White Dwarf Pulsars versus Magnetares, Malheiro

X-ray and optical observations to constrain Equation-of-State of neutron stars, Neuhäuser


Topic E: Planetary Nebulae, SN, SNR, PWN, Gamma-ray Bursts and Afterglows

Invited talks

From abundance studies to cosmic ray physics: the impact of imaging spectroscopy, Vink


Contributed talks

X-ray light curves of Gamma-ray bursts without flares, Bernardini

Thermal X-rays from ejecta and shocked ISM in SN1006 as observed by XMM-Newton, Bocchino

Synchrotron X-ray structures in SNR shells: particle acceleration probe, Bykov

An Extended X-ray PWN Counterpart to the VHE Gamma-ray Source HESS J1303-631, Dalton

Particle acceleration in SN 1006, Decourchelle

Hard X-ray Emission from Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae, Guerrero

IKT 16: A Composite SNR in the SMC, Owen

XMM observation of IGR J11014-6103: a new peculiar 'double-head' bow-shock PWN, Pavan

The Supernova Remnant Population in M33 as seen by XMM-Newton, Plucinsky

Supernova Remnants and candidates detected in the XMM-Newton M 31 Large Survey, Sasaki



At the rescue of forgotten SNRs with XMM-Newton and Chandra, Albacete-Colombo

Is SNR 0506-68 overionised?, Broersen

XMM-Newton and Suzaku Observations of Vela Supernova Remnant Ejecta Fragments, Gaetz

X-ray and radio observations of a new SNR in the Large Magellanic Cloud, Grondin

Chandra and XMM-Newton observations of the extraordinary GRB 060729, Grupe

X-ray analysis and modeling of the PWN in G0.9+0.1, Holler

XMM-Newton Observations and Multi-wavelength Studies of the TeV Gamma-ray Source, Komin

Early Report on the Spectral Survey of Mixed-Morphology SNRs with Suzaku, Koyama

Circumstellar Interaction in Type Ia Supernova 2003lx, Li

The XMM-Newton survey of the SMC: SMP SMC 22 and other planetary nebulae, Mereghetti

XMM-Newton Observations of the Dark Accelerator MGRO J1908+06, Pandel

XMM-Newton observations of the supernova remnant G8.7-0.1, Puehlhofer

Some Critters Play Frisbee: Observations of Various Pulsars and Their Nebulae, Roberts

X-ray study of the supernova remnant G296.8-0.3, Sanchez Ayaso

X-ray study of the southern extension of the SNR Puppis A, Smith

The Complete Study of GRB X-Ray Afterglow: energetics, time-scales and Luminosity (GRBs XRT Catalogue), Zaninoni

An XMM X-ray and Molecular Line Study of Supernova Remnant Kes78, Zhou


Topic F: Galaxies, Galaxy Surveys, Population Studies, ISM and Diffuse Galactic Emission

Invited talks

The population of the Galactic Ridge, Revnivtsev

Accreting binary populations in nearby galaxies, Zezas


Contributed talks

Clustering between high-mass X-ray binaries and OB associations in the Milky Way, Bodaghee

Unresolved X-ray emission: late-type vs. early-type galaxies, Bogdan

The Complex Diffuse Emission in Centaurus A, Brassington

Study of the X-ray source populations in the starbust galaxy M83 with XMM-Newton, Ducci

The XMM-Newton survey of the Small Magellanic Cloud, Haberl

X-raying the high-latitude ISM, Pinto

The XMM-Newton survey of the SMC: The Be/X-ray binary population, Sturm

Interstellar dust as a probe to study GRBs and magnetars, and vice versa, Tiengo

Thermal and non-thermal X-ray emission in the Galactic Centre, Warwick

Spectroscopic decomposition of the Galactic Ridge X-ray Emission with Suzaku, Yuasa

Luminosity functions of LMXBs in different stellar environments, Zhang



X-ray Properties of Local Lyman Break Galaxy Analogs, Basu-Zych

The X-ray lightcurve of Sgr A* over the last 200 years inferred from Fe-Ka reverberation in Galactic Centre molecular clouds, Capelli

Characterization of the Diffuse X-ray Background, Galeazzi

X-ray Point Source Population of the Region Southeast of 30 Doradus in the LMC, Kavanagh

Compact radio emission in Ultraluminous X-ray sources, Mezcua

X-ray and Lyalpha Emission of Haro 2=Mrk 33, Oti-Floranes

Calibration of SFR tracers for short & extended bursts: FIR & X-ray luminosities, Oti-Floranes

The origin of the X-ray emission in Local Luminous Infrared Galaxies, Pereira-Santaella

The XMM-Newton survey of the SMC: The point source catalogue, Sturm

Seyfert's Sextet: "The Mystery Persists", Tamburri

Hot gas in groups: the intriguing case of NGC 4756, Trinchieri

Classification of X-ray sources in the direction of M31, Vasilopoulos

Studies of the hot interstellar medium in the Large Magellanic Cloud, Warth

Virgo Cluster spiral galaxies and their Mach cones, Wezgowiec

Hot gas in groups: NGC 5328, Wolter


Topic G: Active Galactic Nuclei

Invited talks

Black Hole Spin in X-ray Binaries and AGN, Brenneman

Studying AGN with high-resolution X-ray spectroscopy, Kaastra


Contributed talks

Redshift evolution of X-ray selected AGN bias in the COSMOS field, Allevato

Exploring X-ray and radio emission of type 1 AGN up to z ~ 2.3, Ballo

The dominant emission process of the X-ray spectrum of Cen A, Beckmann

AGN without BLR: new clues for a new scenario, Bianchi

Explaining the global X-ray Baldwin effect with XMM-Newton, Boller

Three-year Swift/BAT Survey of AGN: Reconciling Theory and Observations?, Burlon

Hard X-ray spectral variability of the brightest Seyfert AGN with SWIFT/BAT, Caballero-Garcia

Winds and massive outflows in nearby and distant AGNs: an X-ray (re)view, Cappi

Exploring extremely obscured accretion, Carrera

Imaging the X-ray, UV and Optical Emission Regions of Quasars, Chartas

PG 1211+143: a 'timing' approach, de Marco

The Chandra Survey of Outflows in AGN with Resolved Spectroscopy (SOARS), Evans

The Ultra Hard X-ray Luminosity Function of AGN, Fotopoulou

Spotting the misaligned outflows in NGC 1068 using X-ray polarimetry, Goosmann

Chandra's View of Local Optically "Dull" X-ray Bright Galaxies, Haggard

The synchrotron emission of the extreme blazar 1ES 0229+200, Kaufmann

Multiwavelength observation campaign of Mkn 509: UV spectra of the X-ray Outflow, Kriss

Radio Loud AGN in the 2XMMi catalogue - Multiwavelength view, Labiano

Systematic errors on Black Hole Spin, Lohfink

The bolometric output of AGN in the XMM-COSMOS survey, Lusso

X-ray Absorption Variability In NGC 4507, Marinucci

Multiwavelength campaign on Mrk 509: the nature of the soft X-ray excess, Mehdipour

Reverberation and accretion disk outflows in AGN, Miller

The Circinus Galaxy: shedding X-ray light on the energetics of AGN outflows, Mingo

Search for relativistic signals in the XMM long light curves of AGN, Papadakis

The nature of X-ray absorbed QSOs, Page

The INTEGRAL Narrow Line Seyfert 1 galaxies, Panessa

Multiwavelength campaign on Mrk 509: testing realistic comptonization models, Petrucci

CAIXA: a catalogue of AGN In the XMM-Newton archive III. Excess variance analysis, Ponti

The structure of AGNs from X-ray eclipses, Risaliti

The X-ray properties of typical high-redshift radio-loud quasars, Saez

The Sudden Death of the Nearest Quasar, Schawinski

The X-ray Spectra of a Large Sample of Type 1 AGN, Scott

Exploratory X-ray Monitoring of High Redshift Radio-Quiet Quasars, Shemmer

Radio and X-ray emission in radio-quiet quasars, Steenbrugge

Rare AGN Populations found in the XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Sample, Terashima

X-ray Signatures of Circumnuclear gas in AGN, Turner

Revelations from the best X-ray detection of a two-sided jetted AGN, Worrall

Chandra and XMM-Newton observations of AGN with low mass black holes, Yuan

Dusty Torus Formation by Anisotropic Radiative Feedback of Active Galactic Nuclei, Zhang



Spectral energy distribution of heavily obscured AGN beyond the local Universe, Balestra

Host galaxies of AGN in the COSMOS field: black hole growth and star formation, Bongiorno

Unveiling highly obscured AGN in water maser host galaxies, Castangia

Rest-frame stacking of 2XMM catalog sources: Fe K line properties, Chaudhary

The High-Redshift AGN COSMOS Universe, Civano

NGC 7314: x-ray properties of a candidate 'type II' NLSy1, Dadina

Relativistic Fe line in the lamp-post scheme of the black-hole accretion disc, Dovciak

The non-thermal core of 3C 111, de Jong

Multiwavelength campaign on Mrk 509: simultaneous LETGS and COS observations, Ebrero

Stacking of the X-ray spectra of deep surveys, Falocco

Resolved mid-IR emission as an isotropic probe in AGN at high & low powers, Gandhi

INTEGRAL, Chandra and XMM-Newton observations of the source ESO 575-G059, Gibaud

An X-ray view of accretion disk winds in AGN, Giustini

The hot and cold phases of the X-ray warm absorber in NGC 3783, Goosmann

WPVS 007 and Mkn 335: The link between NLS1s and BAL QSOs, Grupe

First results from the Chandra Environments of Radio-loud AGN (ERA) Survey, Ineson

A Step towards solving the Optical Ambiguity of Transition Objects, Jackson

Extended X-ray jet and TeV emission in a low frequency peaked BL Lac object, Kaufmann

Long-Term monitoring of X-ray selected and TeV BL Lacertae sources, Kurtanidze

A search for heavily obscured AGN in the 2nd Palermo BAT catalogue, La Parola

XMMU J144845+085357, a new X-ray "Compton Ghost", Lamer

The X-ray spectrum of a new QSO at z=4.21, Lamer

Relativistic outflow or huge Fe absorption edge in the z=2.73 QSO HS 1700+6416?, Lanzuisi

Discovery of a New Tidal Disruption Event Candidate from the 2XMM Catalog, Lin

Testing Disk-Jet Connections in Blazars Via GeV and Multi-wavelength Variability, Markowitz

The Chandra 3C Snapshot Survey of Radio galaxies with z≤0.3, Massaro

Large scale Extragalactic Jets In The Chandra Era, Massaro

Optical study of blazars 1FGL J2001.1+4351 and B2 2308+34, Nikolashvili

Suzaku discovery of a new variable component in MCG--6-30-15, Noda

Broadband long-term variability of Very High Energy Blazars, Racero

Kinematics from spectral lines for AGN outflows based on radiation-driven wind, Ramirez

Reflection in AGN, the Unified Model and the CXB, Ricci

Star formation properties of obscured AGN, Rovilos

Dissecting Photometric redshift for AGN using XMM- and Chandra- COSMOS samples, Salvato

Catching a tidal disruption event at the peak, Saxton

High-Excitation & Low-Excitation Radio Galaxies: an X-ray comparison, Scipione

Resolving the radial dependence of relativistic spectral line emissivity, Sochora

Relative abundances of the warm absorber in Mrk 509, Steenbrugge

An 85-ks Suzaku Observation of the Low-Excitation Radio Galaxy NGC 6251, Summers

The X-ray view of accretion disk winds in AGNs, Tombesi

Jets and outflows in Radio Galaxies: implications for the AGN feedback, Torresi

The nature of submm emission from X-ray bright AGN, Trichas

Evidence for black hole accretion disc in the AGN RXJ1633+4718 in X-ray, Yuan


Topic H: Clusters of Galaxies

Invited talks

Cooling cores and AGN feedback, Fabian

Clusters of galaxies in the Planck survey, Pointecouteau


Contributed talks

Metal abundance evolution in distant galaxy clusters observed by XMM-Newton, Baldi

On the Redshift Evolution of Galaxy Cluster Scaling Relations and Implications, Böhringer

A self-similar study of SZ cluster number counts from X-ray properties, Delsart

X-ray observations of PKS 0745-191 at the virial radius: Are we there yet?, Eckert

Testing the Low-Mass End of X-Ray Scaling Relations with Chandra Galaxy Groups, Eckmiller

XMM-Newton's View of the Highest Redshift X-ray luminous Galaxy Clusters, Fassbender

ICM in Cluster Outskirts Affected by Large Scale Structure Discovered in A1689, Kawaharada

Deep Chandra and XMM-Newton Observations of NGC 4472, Kraft

AGN feedback in galaxy groups: a combined X-ray/low-frequency radio view, O'Sullivan

Back and forth from cool core to non-cool core: clues from radio halos, Rossetti

Chandra's view of high-redshift cool-core clusters, Santos

Baryons at the edge of the X-ray brightest galaxy cluster, Simionescu

The XMM-BCS galaxy cluster survey, Suhada

X-ray Spectroscopy of the Virgo Cluster out to the Virial Radius, Werner

Toward understanding mass proxies of galaxy clusters for modern cosmology, Zhang



Quantifying X-ray Substructures in Clusters of Galaxies, Andrade-Santos

Gas mass fractions from XMM-Newton, Della Monica Ferreira

Pairs of clusters observed with XMM-Newton, Durret

Clusters of Galaxies in a Deep XMM-Newton observation, de Hoon

Metallicity across sloshing cold fronts, Ghizzardi

HIFLUGCS-SDSS: star formation efficiency and the matter density parameter, Laganá

Abell 2390 revisited: hints of ripples, bubbles and sloshing, Lima Neto

Scaling relations with a complete sample of galaxy groups, Lovisari

Swift observations of galaxy clusters, Moretti

Cluster physics and cosmology with Chandra, XMM-Newton, Suzaku, eROSITA, and IXO, Reiprich

XMM-Newton/SDSS Galaxy Cluster Survey, Takey

SFR in the X-ray Luminous z ~ 0.9 cluster, Ulmer

A deep study of X-ray cavities in the cooling flow cluster A1991, Vagshette

Structural analysis of galaxy clusters: Substructure estimators and applications, Weissmann


Topic I: Extragalactic Surveys and Population Studies, the Cosmic X-ray Background, WHIM and Cosmology

Invited talks

The deep sky under the X-ray limelight, Comastri

X-ray population studies of AGN, Guainazzi

The flaring X-ray sky: synergies between e.m. and gravitational wave astronomy, Komossa

Search for WHIM in X-rays, Ohashi


Contributed talks

The dependence of AGN accretion on host stellar mass and colour, Aird

X-Ray Absorption of High-z GRBs and Quasars as a Probe of The Missing Baryons, Behar

The search for obscured AGN in the COSMOS and CDFS survey, Brusa

Study of the anisotropies of the unresolved X-ray background, Cappelluti

On the missing heavily obscured AGN population, Del Moro

XMM-Newton surveys of X-ray galaxy groups, Finoguenov

X-ray emission from the Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium (WHIM), Galeazzi

Searching for Compton-thick AGN in the CDFS, Georgantopoulos

[Ne V]-selected heavily obscured AGN at the epoch of the X-ray background, Gilli

First Results from Chandra/AKARI NEP Survey: Search for Compton-thick Accretion, Krumpe

Obscured quasars: powerful black holes and their host galaxies, Mainieri

Clustering and Halo Occupation Distribution of ROSAT All-Sky Survey AGNs, Miyaji

Investing Chandra and XMM time to detect the missing baryons, Nicastro

X-ray binaries in dwarf spheroidal galaxies of the local neighburhood, Orio

XXL - An overview of the ultimate XMM extragalactic survey, Pierre

Search and characterization of star-forming galaxies in X-ray surveys, Ranalli

The XMM-Newton Slew Survey - The Whole X-ray Sky and the Rarest X-ray Events, Read



Young X-ray Binary Populations in Low Metallicity Star-Forming Galaxies, Antoniou

The Palermo Swift-BAT Hard X-ray Catalogue: Results after 66 months of sky survey, Cusumano

X-ray Binary Evolution across Cosmic Time, Fragos

AGN clustering in deep X-ray surveys, Koutoulidis

The X-ray content of the XMM-Newton SSC survey of the Galactic plane, Nebot Gomez-Moran

Highly-absorbed X-ray binaries in the Small Magellanic Cloud, Novara

The X-ray background in the 5-10 keV band from the XMM-CDFS survey, Ranalli


Topic K: X-ray Astronomy Missions, Optics, Instrumentation, Data Analysis and Archiving

Solicited talks

The future Sino-French SVOM gamma-ray burst mission, Barret

LOFT - Large area Observatory For x-ray Timing, Feroci

The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR), Harrison

Advanced Telescope for High Energy Astrophysics (Athena) - study status, Nandra

eROSITA - A new X-ray All-sky Survey, Predehl

Astrosat, Stewart

X-ray Polarimetry with GEMS, Strohmayer

The ASTRO-H Mission, Takahashi

Brief Overview of China's Future Space X-ray Astronomy Program, Zhang


Contributed talks

AXIOM: Advanced X-ray Imaging Of the Magnetosphere, Branduardi-Raymont

Exospheric Solar Wind Charge Exchange X-ray emission as observed by XMM-Newton, Carter

The Precision of the Chandra X-ray Observatory for Astrophysical Inference, Drake

eROSITA Mirror Module Development, Friedrich

Non-equilibrium Ionization Codes based on AtomDB v2.0, Ji

XMM-Newton mission operations - how long may it live?, Kirsch

The Cherenkov Telescope Array: an advanced gamma-ray observatory, Maier

Absolute timing accuracy of the Epic-pn CCD camera on XMM-Newton, Martin-Carrillo

Calculation framework of X-ray radiation based on Monte Carlo simulations, Odaka

Atomic Data Needs for X-ray Analysis and AtomDB v2.0, Smith



The MIRAX X-Ray Astronomy Mission on the Lattes Satellite, Braga

eROSITA Data Reduction, Source Characterization, and X-Ray Catalogue Creation, Brunner

The Chandra LETGS spectrum of the standard candle white dwarf GD 153, Burwitz

X-ray Loading, Gainshift and (Modified) Timing Mode of XMM-Newton's EPIC-pn, Duro

CIAO 4.3: pushing the Chandra spatial resolution to its limit, Fruscione

Applying the Background--Source Separation algorithm to eROSITA simulated data, Guglielmetti

The development of a bent Si crystal for X-ray imaging polarimetry, Iizuka

EGSE updating of the EPIC on-ground Flight Spare cameras, La Palombara

A phenomenological approach to calibrating the EPIC-MOS detector response, Sembay

Study of the background rejection efficiency for the NHXM-HED anti-coincidence, Strazzeri


Invited Speakers

Xavier Barcons Instituto de Física de Cantabria, Spain
Laura Brenneman Harvard Center for Astrophysics, USA
Andrea Comastri Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna, Italy
Maria Diaz Trigo European Southern Observatory, Germany
Chris Done University of Durham, United Kingdom
Andy Fabian University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Matteo Guainazzi European Space Agency, Spain
Eric Gotthelf Columbia University, USA
Margarita Hernanz Institut de Ciències de l'Espai, Spain
Jelle Kaastra Space Research Organisation of the Netherlands
Stefanie Komossa Technische Universität München, Excellence Cluster Universe, Germany
Koji Mukai NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
Takaya Ohashi Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Etienne Pointecouteau      Centre d'Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements, France
Nanda Rea Institut de Ciències de l'Espai, Spain
Mikhail Revnivtsev Space Research Institute, Russia
Jürgen Schmitt Hamburger Sternwarte, Germany
Beate Stelzer Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo, Italy
Jacco Vink Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Andreas Zezas University of Crete, Greece

Solicited Speakers

Didier Barret Centre d'Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements, France (SVOM)
Marco Feroci Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica, Italy (LOFT)
Fiona Harrison Caltech, USA (NuStar)
Fang-Jun Lu Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (HXMT)
Kirpal Nandra Max-Planck-Institut fuer extraterrestrische Physik, Germany (Athena)
Peter Predehl Max-Planck-Institut fuer extraterrestrische Physik, Germany (SRG/eRosita)
Gordon Stewart University of Leicester, United Kingdom (AstroSAT)
Tod Strohmayer      NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA (GEMS)
Tad Takahashi Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan (ASTRO-H)

Scientific Organising Committee (SOC)

Giorgio Matt (Chair) Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy
M. Ali Alpar Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
Didier Barret Centre d'Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements, Toulouse, France
Ehud Behar Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Hans Böhringer MPE, Garching, Germany
Graziella Branduardi-Raymont University College London-MSSL, Dorking, UK
Francisco J. Carrera Instituto de Física de Cantabria, Santander, Spain
Finn E. Christensen Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Anne Decourchelle Commissariat à l'ènergie atomique et aux ènergies alternatives, Saclay, France
Jan-Willem Den Herder SRON, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Rosario Gonzalez-Riestra XMM-Newton SOC, Madrid, ESA
Coel Hellier Keele University, UK
Stefanie Komossa MPE, Garching, Germany
Chryssa Kouveliotou NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Kazuo Makishima University of Tokyo, Japan
Sera Markoff University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Brian McBreen University College Dublin, Ireland
Brian McNamara University Waterloo, Canada
Giuseppina Micela Osservatorio Astronomico G.S. Vaiana of Palermo, Italy
Giovanni Miniutti Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC/INTA), Madrid, Spain
Yael Naze University of Liege, Belgium
Takaya Ohashi Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Feryal Ozel University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Norbert Schartel (co-Chair) XMM-Newton SOC, Madrid, ESA
Andreas Zezas University of Crete, Greece

Local Organising Committee (LOC)

XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre:
Matthias Ehle (co-Chair)
Jan-Uwe Ness (co-Chair)
Michelle Arpizou
Carlos Gabriel
Aitor Ibarra
Alvaro Labiano
Nora Loiseau
Andy Pollock
Maria Santos-Lleo
Richard Saxton
Martin Stuhlinger
University and Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam:
Georg Lamer
Lida Oskinova
Gabriele Schönherr
Axel Schwope

Photo Galleries

Photographs taken during the conference are available in a number of photo albums:

    Conference Centre Talks Conference Dinner Group Picture
        Posters Post Conference Tour