The Structure and Signals of Neutron Stars, from Birth to Death

from Monday, March 24, 2014 (9:00 AM) to Friday, March 28, 2014 (7:55 PM)


        : Sessions
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        : Breaks
Mar 24, 2014
Mar 25, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
Mar 28, 2014
AM
9:00 AM
Plenary session 1 - Constança Providência (University of Coimbra) (until 11:10 AM) ()
9:00 AM --- Welcome and introduction ---
9:10 AM The Equation of State of Neutron Star Matter - Dr Hans-Josef Schulze (INFN Sezione di Catania)   ()
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9:50 AM Constraints on the Equation of State of Nuclear Matter from Heavy-Ion Collisions and from Structure - Prof. Pawel Danielewicz (East Lansing, MSU (USA))   ()
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10:30 AM Strangeness in Compact Stars - Dr Juergen Schaffner-Bielich (Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, Goethe Universitaet, Frankfurt)   ()
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11:10 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:40 AM
Plenary session 2 - Constança Providência (University of Coimbra) (until 1:00 PM) ()
11:40 AM Hybrid stars: how can we identify them ? - Prof. Mark Alford (Washington University in St. Louis, USA)   ()
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12:20 PM Exploring dense nuclear matter with heavy-ion collisions - Prof. Peter Senger (GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung)   ()
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9:00 AM
Plenary session 3 - Armen Sedrakian (Frankfurt University) (until 11:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM Vela Pulsar Glitches and Nuclear Superfluidity - Prof. Nicolas Chamel (Universitè Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)   ()
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9:40 AM Theory of cooling neutron stars - Prof. Dmitry Yakovlev (IOFFE Institute)   ()
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10:20 AM Superfluidity and superconductivity in neutron stars - Dr Andrew Melatos (University of Melbourne, Australia)   ()
11:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:30 AM
Plenary session 4 - Armen Sedrakian (Frankfurt University) (until 12:50 PM) ()
11:30 AM Neutron Star Binary Mergers as the Progenitors of Short GRBs - Prof. Edo Berger (Harvard, USA)   ()
12:10 PM Nuclear Physics at Two Kiloparsecs with Millisecond Pulsars - Scott Ransom (National Radio Astronomy Observatory)   ()
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9:00 AM
Plenary session 5 - Nils Andersson (Universitty of Southampton) (until 11:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM The extreme activity of strong and low magnetic magnetars - Dr Nanda Rea (nstitute of Space Sciences (CSIC-IEEC), Barcelona, ES)   ()
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9:40 AM Towards the great unification of neutron stars - Prof. Jose Pons (University of Alicante, Spain)   ()
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10:20 AM Magnetic energy dissipation and emission from magnetars - Dr Andrei Beloborodov (Columbia University)   ()
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11:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:30 AM
Plenary session 6 - Nils Andersson (Universitty of Southampton) (until 12:50 PM) ()
11:30 AM The connection between core-collapse supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts - Dr Elena Pian (INAF, Italy)   ()
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12:10 PM GRB central engines - Dr Niccolò Bucciantini (INAF Osservatorio di Arcetri)   ()
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9:00 AM
Plenary session 8 - Ben Owen (Penn. State, USA) (until 11:00 AM) ()
9:00 AM Combustion processes in compact objects - Prof. Friedrich Roepke (MPA Garching)   ()
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9:40 AM Gravitational Waves from Core-Collapse Supernovae - Dr Christian Ott (Caltech, USA)   ()
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10:20 AM Studying Pulsars with the Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope - Prof. Alice K. Harding (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)   ()
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11:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:30 AM
Plenary session 9 - Ben Owen (Penn. State Univ., USA) (until 12:50 PM) ()
11:30 AM Probing the neutron star equation of state through X-ray spectroscopy - Craig Heinke (U)   ()
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12:10 PM Probing the neutron star equation of state through X-ray timing - Deepto Chakrabarty (M)   ()
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9:00 AM
Plenary session 11 - Deepto Chakrabarty (M) (until 10:20 AM) ()
9:00 AM Review talk on numerical modelling of neutron star coalesence and their remnants. - Dr Hans Thomas Janka (MPI Garching)   ()
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9:40 AM Continuous gravitational waves and neutron star microphysics - Prof. Benjamin Owen (Penn State, USA)   ()
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10:20 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:50 AM
Plenary session 12 - Deepto Chakrabarty (M) (until 12:10 PM) ()
10:50 AM MAGNETIC FIELDS IN RELATIVISTIC COMPACT-OBJECT BINARIES - Prof. Luciano Rezzolla (AEI)   ()
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11:30 AM Extracting information on the neutron star equation of state via gravitational waves from binary inspirals - Dr Tanja Hinderer (Caltech, USA)   ()
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PM
1:00 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:30 PM
Afternoon session - Parallel A - Christian Ott (C) (until 4:30 PM) ()
2:30 PM Direct formation of millisecond pulsars from rotationally delayed accretion-induced collapse of massive white dwarfs - Dr Paulo Freire (MPI Bonn)   ()
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2:50 PM Formation of Neutron Stars from the ONeMg Core of Super-AGB Stars - Ken'ichi Nomoto   ()
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3:10 PM Ultra-stripped Type Ic supernovae from close binary evolution - Dr Thomas Tauris (MPIfR Bonn)   ()
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3:30 PM Spectral signatures of super-luminous supernovae powered by magnetars and black holes - Dr Jason Dexter (UC Berkeley)   ()
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3:50 PM Neutrino-driven wind from the aftermath of binary neutron star mergers - Dr Albino Perego (TU Darmstadt, Institut für Kernphysik Theoriezentrum)   ()
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2:30 PM
Afternoon session - Parallel B - Isaac Vidana (University of Coimbra, Portugal) (until 4:30 PM) ()
2:30 PM The symmetry energy and neutron star properties - Prof. C. Providência (University of Coimbra)   ()
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2:50 PM Phase diagram of nuclear matter in the stellar medium - Prof. Francesca Gulminelli (LPC and Univ.of Caen)   ()
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3:10 PM Role of superfluidity close to the neutron drip line - Dr Jerome Margueron (IPN Lyon, France)   ()
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3:30 PM Clusterized nuclear matter in the (proto-)neutron star crust and the symmetry energy - Dr Adriana Raduta (IFIN-HH)   ()
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3:45 PM SU(3) symmetric hypernuclear matter and related stellar properties - Dr Debora Menezes (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina)   ()
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4:00 PM New approach to an effective density dependence within an advanced relativistic mean-field theory. - Kristian Petrik (Institute of Physics, Slovak Academy of Sciences)   ()
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4:15 PM Dirac density functional for dense matter - Stefan Gmuca (Institute of Physics, Slovak Academy of Sciences)   ()
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4:30 PM --- Coffee break ---
5:00 PM
Evening session - Parallel A - Adriana Raduta (IFIN-HH) (until 6:40 PM) ()
5:00 PM Inhomogeneous phases in dense strongly interacting matter - a generic phenomenon? - Prof. Dirk Rischke (Institut für Theoretische Physik Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität)   ()
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5:20 PM Compact stars and general constraints on exotic phases - Prof. Stefan Schramm (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität)   ()
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5:40 PM Equation of State for Hybrid Compact Stars - Prof. Veronica Dexheimer (Kent State University)   ()
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6:00 PM Constraining the Field Correlator Method by Neutron Star observations - Dr Dario Zappalà (INFN Cezione di Catania)   ()
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6:20 PM Pasta structures in quark-hadron phase transition by non-local NJL model - Prof. Nobutoshi Yasutake (Chiba Institute of Technology)   ()
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5:00 PM
Evening session - Parallel B - Scott Ransom (NRAO, USA) (until 6:30 PM) ()
5:00 PM Population synthesis of radio and gamma-ray normal, isolated pulsars using Markov Chain Monte Carlo - Prof. Peter Gonthier (Hope College)   ()
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5:15 PM Population synthesis of Isolated Neutron Stars - Miguel Gullón (University of Alicante)   ()
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5:30 PM Evolution of relativistic binary systems - Jorge Horvath (I)   ()
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6:00 PM Energy transformations in the birth of neutron stars - Dr Ricardo Heras (University College London)   ()
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6:15 PM Follow-up searches for continuous gravitational waves - Dr Miroslav Shaltev (Albert Einstein Institute, Hannover)   ()
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12:50 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:30 PM
Afternoon session - Parallel A - Dmitry Yakovlev (IOFFE Inst., San Petersburg) (until 4:30 PM) ()
2:30 PM Transport coefficients of nuclear matter in neutron star cores in the BHF framework - Peter Shternin   ()
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2:50 PM Transport coefficients in superfluid neutron stars - Dr Laura Tolos (ICE (CSIC-IEEC))   ()
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3:10 PM Tests of the nuclear equation of state and superfluid and superconducting gaps using the Cassiopeia A neutron star - Wynn Ho (U)   ()
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3:30 PM The neutron star in Cassiopeia A: equation of state, superfluidity, and Joule heating - Dr Alfio Bonanno (INAF-Catania)   ()
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3:50 PM Effects of superfluidity on cooling of compact stars - Armen Sedrakian (Frankfurt University)   ()
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4:10 PM Thermal Evolution of Compact Stars with Color Superconducting Quark Matter - Dr Tsuneo Noda (Kurume Institute of Technology)   ()
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2:30 PM
Afternoon session - Parallel B - Alice Harding (NASA, USA) (until 4:30 PM) ()
2:30 PM Origin and evolution of magnetars - Dr Sergei Popov (SAI Moscow)   ()
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2:50 PM Partially Screened Gap in Pulsars - Dr Andrzej Szary (Kepler Institute of Astronomy, Univ. Zielona Gora, Poland)   ()
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3:10 PM Clues to the formation and evolution of magnetars from X-ray observations of the associated supernova remnants - Toshio Nakano (University of tokyo)   ()
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3:30 PM Effect of strong magnetic fields on the nuclear “pasta” phase structure - Dr Rafael C. R. de Lima (Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina)   ()
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3:45 PM Stellar compact objects under strong magnetic fields - Dr Rudiney Casali (Institut de Physique Nucléaire de Lyon)   ()
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4:00 PM What makes magnetars (as well as normal pulsars) radio laud? - Prof. George Melikidze (J. Kepler Institute of Astronomy, University of Zielona Gora, Poland)   ()
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4:15 PM Azimuthally-structured radio beams of pulsars - Dr Jaroslaw Dyks (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center)   ()
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4:30 PM --- Coffee break ---
5:00 PM
Evening session - Parallel A - Nicolas Chamel (Universitè Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium) (until 6:30 PM) ()
5:00 PM Sound modes and instabilities in a relativistic superfluid - Andreas Schmitt (Vienna University of Technology)   ()
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5:20 PM Effects of the symmetry energy in core-collapse supernovae - Matthias Hempel (B)   ()
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5:40 PM The equation of state from chiral forces in the Green's functions approach - Dr Arnau Rios Huguet (University of Surrey)   ()
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6:00 PM Numerical studies of the dynamical bar-mode instability in rapidly rotating relativistic stars - Dr Luca Franci (Università di Parma)   ()
6:15 PM Neutron star metamorphosis: from sub-luminous accretion to rotation-powered quiescence - Manuel Linares (I)   ()
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5:00 PM
Evening session - Parallel B - Jerome Margueron (IPN Lyon, France) (until 6:30 PM) ()
5:00 PM Symmetry energy and neutron star radii - David Blaschke (University of Wroclaw)   ()
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5:30 PM Nucleon effective masses within the Brueckner-Hartree-Fock theory: Impact on stellar neutrino emission - Mr Gabriele Taranto (INFN)   ()
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5:45 PM Properties of Infinite Nuclear Matter and Neutron Star Matter with the Gogny Interaction - Mr Roshan Sellahewa (University of Surrey)   ()
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6:00 PM PROPERTIES OF LOCALIZED PROTONS IN NEUTRON STAR MATTER AT FINITE TEMPERATURES - Dr Adam Szmagliński (Institute of Physics, Cracow University of Technology)   ()
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6:15 PM Quark-Model Baryon-Baryon Interaction and Its Prospects in the Nuclear Matter Physics - Dr Kenji Fukukawa (INFN Sezione di Catania)   ()
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12:50 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:30 PM
Plenary session 7 - Nils Andersson (Universitty of Southampton) (until 3:10 PM) ()
2:30 PM Data sets of equation of state for core-collapse supernovae: their impact on dynamics and signals - Prof. Kohsuke Sumiyoshi (Numazu College of Technology, Japan)   ()
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3:15 PM
Afternoon session - Parallel A - Jorge Horvath (IAG-USP) (until 4:30 PM) ()
3:15 PM The effects of a neutron star translational and rotational motion in observable timing and evolution of radiopulsars - Anton Biryukov   ()
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3:35 PM The glitch activity of the Crab pulsar - Cristobal Espinoza (P)   ()
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3:55 PM Nuclear equation of state from observations of short gamma-ray burst remnants - Dr Paul Lasky (School of Physics, melbourne University)   ()
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4:15 PM GRB 130831A: The Birth and Death of a Magnetar at z=0.5 - Dr M. De Pasquale (Mullard Space Science Laboratory - University College London)   ()
3:15 PM
Afternoon session - Parallel B - Francesca Gulminelli (LPC Caen, France) (until 4:30 PM) ()
3:15 PM Neutron stars and nuclear matter parameters - Hajime SOTANI (Kyoto University)   ()
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3:35 PM Obtaining the neutron star gravitational mass limit in the frame work of the LOCV method - Hamidreza Moshfegh (University of Tehran)   ()
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3:55 PM Electromagnetic signals from bare strange stars - Dr Giulia Pagliaroli (INFN - LNGS)   ()
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4:15 PM Inhomogeneous structures of neutron star crust and mechanical properties - Toshiki Maruyama (Japan Atomic Energy Agency)   ()
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4:30 PM --- Coffee break ---
5:00 PM
Evening session - Parallel A - H.-Thomas Janka (MPI Garching, Germany) (until 6:40 PM) ()
5:00 PM The long-term post-outburst spin down of low magnetic field magnetar Swift J1822.3-1606 - Mr Paul Scholz (McGill University)   ()
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5:20 PM Repeated, Delayed Torque Instabilities Following Flux Enhancement in the Magnetar 1E 1048.1 5937 - Robert Archibald   ()
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5:40 PM Superfluid magneto-elastic oscillations in Magnetars - Dr Michael Gabler (MPA Garching)   ()
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6:00 PM Superfluid and superconducting magnetars and QPO spectrum - Dr Andrea Passamonti (INAF-Observatory of Rome)   ()
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6:20 PM Three evolutionary paths for magnetar oscillations - Kostas Glampedakis   ()
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5:00 PM
Evening session - Parallel B - Juergen Schaffner-Bielich (Frankfurt University) (until 6:15 PM) ()
5:00 PM Equation of State for Neutron Stars based on a microscopic energy density functional : from the outer crust to the core - Prof. Xavier Vinas (Universitat de Barcelona)   ()
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5:20 PM Unified equations of state of dense matter: nuclear-matter properties ….. - Dr Anthea Fantina (Institut d'Astronomie et d'Astrophysique, Université Libre de Bruxelles)   ()
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5:40 PM Nuclear pasta phase in core-collapse supernova matter - Helena Pais (University of Coimbra)   ()
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6:00 PM Surface properties of nuclei embedded in a nucleon gas in the framework of the Extended Thomas-Fermi theory - Mr François Aymard (LPC Caen, France)   ()
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12:50 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:30 PM
Afternoon session - Parallel A - Jose Pons (Alicante University, Spain) (until 3:45 PM) ()
2:30 PM Physics of isolated neutron stars from their X-ray emission - Daniele Viganò   ()
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2:50 PM Statistical ages and the cooling rate of X-ray dim isolated neutron stars - Dr Ramandeep Gill (CITA (University of Toronto))   ()
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3:10 PM Probing the crusts of transiently accreting neutron stars - Dr Nathalie Degenaar (University of Michigan)   ()
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3:30 PM Quiescent thermal emission of neutron stars in LMXBs - Dr Deborah Aguilera (Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V., Bremen, Germany)   ()
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2:30 PM
Afternoon session - Parallel B - Nanda Rea ((CSIC-IEEC Barcelona/University of Amsterdam)) (until 3:45 PM) ()
2:30 PM Radio pulsar emission and crustal field evolution - Prof. Ulrich Geppert (DLR and University of Zielona Gora) Prof. Janusz Gil (University of Zielona Gora) Prof. Gogi Melikidze (University of Zielona Gora)   ()
2:50 PM The tormented quiescence of the transient neutron star low mass X-ray binary Centaurus X-4 - Federico Bernardini (w)   ()
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3:10 PM X-ray observations of gamma-ray pulsars detected by Fermi - Dr Roberto Mignani (INAF/IASF)   ()
3:30 PM Searching for pulsars with Einstein@Home - David Keitel (Albert Einstein Institute)   ()
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3:45 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:15 PM
Evening session - Parallel A - Nathalie Degenaar (Ann Arbor, Michigan Univ., USA) (until 5:15 PM) ()
4:15 PM Neutron stars with hyperon cores: stellar radii and EOS near nuclear density - Prof. Pawel Haensel (Nicholaus Copernicus Astronomical Centre, Warsaw, Poland)   ()
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4:35 PM The neutron star radius and the dense-matter equation of state - Sebastien Guillot (M)   ()
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4:55 PM The birth of quark stars - Giuseppe Pagliara   ()
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4:15 PM
Evening session - Parallel B - Ulrich R.M.E. Geppert (DLR) (until 5:15 PM) ()
4:15 PM Gamma-ray emission and variability of the Crab Nebula above 100 MeV: theoretically challenging AGILE observations - Carlotta Pittori (ASDC and INAF-OAR)   ()
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4:30 PM Optical companions to binary Millisecond Pulsars in Globular Clusters: the case of IGR J18245-2452/PSR J1824-2452I - Cristina Pallanca   ()
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4:45 PM Millihertz Quasi-periodic Oscillations in 4U 1636-536: Pulse Profile and Energy Spectrum - Dr Holger Stiele (Shanghai Astronomical Observatory)   ()
5:00 PM X-ray Bursts from Accreting Neutron star LMXBs - Manoneeta Chakraborty (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)   ()
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8:00 PM --- Conference dinner ---
12:10 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
Afternoon session - Parallel A - Andrew Melatos (University of Melbourne, Australia) (until 4:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM Equation-of-state dependence of neutron-star mergers - Dr Andreas Bauswein (Department of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)   ()
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2:20 PM Results of the search for continuous gravitational wave signals from known pulsars - Dr Cristiano Palomba (INFN Roma)   ()
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2:40 PM Compact static stars in minimal dilatonic gravity - Dr Plamen Fiziev (Foundation of Theoretical and Computational Physics and Astrophysics (TCPA) Sofia University)   ()
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3:00 PM Measuring the Mass-Radius Relation of Neutron Stars with the Large Observatory for X-ray Timing (LOFT) - Prof. Luigi Stella (INAF - OAR)   ()
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3:20 PM On the gravitational signal from tidally deformed neutron stars in coalescing binaries - Prof. Leonardo Gualtieri (Rome University "La Sapienza", Italy)   ()
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3:40 PM Probing the neutron star equation of state with second-generation gravitational wave detectors - Michalis Agathos   ()
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2:00 PM
Afternoon session - Parallel B - Janusz Gil (University of Zielona Gora, Poland) (until 4:00 PM) ()
2:00 PM Multiwavelength properties of gamma-ray loud binaries. - Maria Chernyakova (D)   ()
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2:15 PM Radiation efficiencies of the pulsars (current update). - Sergey Zharikov   ()
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2:30 PM Constraint of Pulsar Wind Properties from Induced Compton Scattering off Radio Pulses - Dr Shuta Tanaka (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The University of Tokyo)   ()
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2:45 PM g-modes in superfluid neutron stars - Elena Kantor   ()
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3:00 PM The first variable gamma-ray pulsar: challenging the models of high-energy magnetospheric emission - Massimiliano Razzano   ()
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3:15 PM Linkup of non-rotating neutron-star and outer-Schwarzschild metrics - Dr Lubos Neslusan (Astronomical Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences)   ()
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3:30 PM Statistical measure of complexity in compact stars with global charge neutrality - Mr Rodrigo Souza (IAG - USP Sao Paulo)   ()
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4:00 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:30 PM
Evening session - Parallel A - Leonardo Gualtieri (Rome Univ., Italy) (until 6:00 PM) ()
4:30 PM Instability windows and evolution of rapidly rotating neutron stars - Mikhail Gusakov   ()
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4:50 PM New possible class of rapidly rotating neutron stars - Andrey Chugunov (I)   ()
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5:05 PM Magnetic fields and r-modes in slowly rotating relativistic neutron stars - Cecilia Chirenti (UFABC)   ()
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4:30 PM
Evening session - Parallel B - Luigi Stella (INAF - Osservatorio di Roma) (until 6:00 PM) ()
4:30 PM Simulations of X-ray Bursts and Superbursts - Ms Sofie Fehlmann (University of Basel)   ()
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4:45 PM Testing the Impact of Surface Temperature Inhomogeneities on Quiescent Neutron Star Mass/Radius Determinations - Mr Khaled Elshamouty (University of Alberta)   ()
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5:00 PM New multiwavelength observations of two gamma-ray pulsars J0357+3205 and J1357-6429 - Ms Aida Kirichenko (Ioffe Physical Technical Institute)   ()
5:15 PM New results of the time lags in the QPO's of 4U 1636-53 - M. Bronzato de Avellar (IAG in San Paulo, Brasil)   ()
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