High Energy Astrophysics Discussion Group

Wed @ 12.50-1.40 p.m., Room 3 Bryant

DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE
References, Additional info.
Jan 9
Jonathan Tan
Supermassive Black Hole Masses and Quasar Luminosity Functions
Refs: Soltan (1982); Yu & Tremaine (2002)
Jan 16
Mark Keremedjev
Ultra Luminous X-ray Sources and Intermediate Mass Black Holes
Refs:
Jan 23
Conor Mancone
Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays
Refs:
Feb 30
Bob Jordan
Quark Stars
Refs:
Feb 6
Dave Vollbach
Core Collapse Supernovae and Neutron Star Kicks
Refs:
Feb 13
Nestor Lasso Cabrera
Formation of Supermassive Black Holes
Refs:
Feb 20
Dan Li
Methods and Uncertainties of Measuring BH masses and the z=6.4 Quasar
Refs: Willot et al. (2003)
Feb 27
Izaskun San Roman
Origin of Short Period GRBs
Refs:
Mar 5
Knicole Colon
Origin of Long Period GRBs
Refs:
Apr 2
Ji Wang
X-ray Activity in Young Stars
Refs:
Apr 9
Jason Ybarra
High Energy Emission from the Galactic Center
Refs:
Apr 16a
Conor Mancone
Correlation of UHECR arrival directions and AGN
Presentation Paper
Apr 16b
Mark Keremedjiev
Environment of Ultra-Luminous X-ray Sources
Presentation 1 Presentation 2 Paper
Apr 16c
Nestor Lasso Cabrera
The Low Mass End of the Supermassive Black Hole Population
Presentation/Paper
Apr 23a
Izaskun San Roman
A new population of high-redshift short-duration gamma-ray bursts
Presentation Paper
Apr 23b
David Vollbach
Neutron star magetic fields and kick velocities
Presentation Paper
Apr 23c
Ji Wang
The Stellar X-ray Luminosity vs Rotational Period Relationship
Presentation 1 Presentation 2 Paper
Apr 30a
Dan Li
Advances in Reverberation Mapping
Presentation Paper
Apr 30b
Knicole Colon
The Optical Afterglows of Long GRBs
Presentation Paper
Apr 30c
Jason Ybarra
High Energy Emission Processes in the Galactic Center
Presentation