Rencontres de Moriond 2009

Very High Energy Phenomena in the Universe

Funal Agenda

Monday February 2nd

10'

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Welcome
J. Trân Thanh Vân (Univ. Paris-Sud, Orsay)


Morning Session: Gamma Ray Astronomy (1)
Chairperson: D. Smith (CENBG, Bordeaux)

25'+5'

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The Fermi Large Area Telescope in Orbit
Luca Latronico (INFN, Pisa )
- transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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The Fermi LAT First Bright Source List
Jean Ballet (CEA Saclay )
- transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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Latest results on SNRs and PWNe in the Milky Way as seen in VHE gamma-rays
Matthieu Renaud (APC, Paris)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Radio-quiet gamma-ray pulsar by Fermi-LAT
Francesco Giordano (Dipartimento di Fisica and INFN, Bari)
- transparencies (ppt)

25'+5'

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The extragalactic MAGIC sky
Barbara De Lotto (Universita di Udine & INFN)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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A first look at the GeV excess with Fermi LAT
Gudlaugur Johannesson (Stanford University)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Results of VERITAS extragalactic observations
Wystan Benbow (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge)
- transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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Gamma Ray Astrophysics of the AGILE Mission
Patrizia Caraveo (INAF-IASF Milano)
- transparencies (ppt)


Afternoon Session: Gamma Ray Bursts (1)
Chairperson: A. de Angelis (Univ. of Udine)

25'+5'

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GRB results from the Swift mission.
Philip Evans (University of Leicester )
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Why the Swift GRB redshift distribution is changing in time
David Coward (University of Western Australia, Crawley)
- transparencies (ppt)

25'+5'

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GRB Observations with Fermi
Luca Baldini (INFN-Pisa )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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The Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor on Fermi
Robert Preece (University of Alabama, Huntsville)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Observations of GRB high-energy properties with Fermi
Veronique Pelassa (LPTA, Montpellier)

25'+5'

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GRB Theory in the Fermi era
Jonathan Granot (University of Hertfordshire)
- transparencies (ppt)

25'+5'

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Prompt Emission Processes in GRBs
Tsvi Piran (Racah Institute for Physics, Jerusalem)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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The Early Time Properties of GRBs - Canonical Afterglows and the Importance of Prolonged Central Engine Activity
Andrea Melandri (Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool )
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Testing an unifying view of Gamma Ray Burst afterglows
Marco Nardini (SISSA/ISAS Trieste )
- transparencies (pdf)

Tuesday February 3rd


Morning Session: High Energy Cosmic Rays (1)
Chairperson: S. Colafrancesco (Frascati))

25'+5'

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Acceleration mechanisms
Martin Lemoine (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)
- transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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Recent Results from the High-Resolution Fly's Eye
John Belz (University of Utah )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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The energy spectrum of cosmic rays measured with the Pierre Auger Observatory
Fabian Schuessler (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
- transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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UHECR propagation
Denis Allard (APC, Paris)
- transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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Magnetic field of our Galaxy and nearby galaxies
JinLin Han (National Astronomical Observatories, Beijing)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Observables sensitive to primary mass composition at the Pierre Auger Observatory
Analisa Mariazzi (Universidad Nacional de La Plata)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Arrival Direction Studies from the Pierre Auger Observatory
Robert Knapik (Colorado State University, Fort Collins)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Secondary emissions from the propagation of high energy heavy nuclei in clusters of galaxies
Kumiko Kotera (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)
- transparencies (pdf)


Afternoon Session: Dark Matter (1)
Chairperson: B. de Lotto (Udine)

25'+5'

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First results of the PAMELA Space Experiment
Francesco Cafagna (INFN Sezione di Bari)
- transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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Search for Dark Matter in the sky
Aldo Morselli (INFN Roma Tor Vergata )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cosmic rays from annihilating Dark Matter
Martti Raidal (NICPB, Tallinn )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Dark matter annihilation in small-scale clumps
Vyacheslav Dokuchaev (INR of the Russian Academy of Science, Moscow )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Spiral Galaxies without CDM halo?
Lukasz Bratek (Institute of Nuclear Physics Krakow )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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A new light boson from Cherenkov telescopes observations?
Marco Roncadelli (INFN - Sezione di Pavia )
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Probing eV-scale axions with CAST
Jaime Ruz (University of Zaragoza )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Constraints on Extragalactic Background Light from Cherenkov telescopes: status and perspectives for the next 5 years
Daniel Mazin (IFAE, Barcelona )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Dark Matter Properties and LSST: Measuring the Invisible with Gravitational Lensing
Marusa Bradac (UC Santa Barbara )
- transparencies (pdf)

Wednesday February 4th


Morning Session: Gamma Ray Astronomy (2)
Chairperson: J. Ballet (Saclay)

15'+5'

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New Insight into Gamma-ray Blazars from the Fermi LAT
Benoit Lott (CENBG Bordeaux)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Multiwaveband Observations of the TeV Blazar PKS 2155-304 with HESS, Fermi, RXTE and Swift
David Sanchez (LLR, Palaiseau)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Discovery of a very high energy gamma-ray signal from the 3C 66A/B region
Daniel Mazin (IFAE, Barcelona)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Blazars: the gamma-ray view of AGILE
Filippo D'Ammando (INAF-IASF, Roma)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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H.E.S.S. observations of radio galaxies
Martin Raue (MPI-K, Heidelberg)

15'+5'

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Gamma-ray observations of galaxy clusters with H.E.S.S.
Dalibor Nedbal (Charles University, Prague )
- transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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Galactic Gamma-ray sources with the Fermi LAT
David A. Smith (CENBG, Bordeaux)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Recent results of MAGIC on Galactic sources
Daniela Hadasch (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Results of VERITAS Galactic Observations
Amanda Weinstein (UCLA, Los Angeles)
- transparencies (ppt)


Afternoon Session: High Energy Cosmic Rays (2)
Chairperson: J. Belz (Salt Lake Ciry)

25'+5'

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Cosmic Rays in the Energy range 10^16-10^18 eV. Open problems and experimental results
Andrea Chiavassa (Universita di Torino)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Cosmic ray knee and flux of secondaries from interactions of cosmic rays with dark matter
Manuel Masip (University of Granada )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Radiodetection and characterization of the cosmic rays air showers radio emission for energies higher than 10^16 eV with the CODALEMA experiment
Thomas Saugrin (Subatech, Nantes)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Influence of the hadronic interaction models on the size of the missing energy of cosmic ray showers
Michal Nyklicek (Institute of Physics, Prague)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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The FLUKA high energy cosmic ray generator: predictions for the charge ratio of muons detected underground
Silvia Muraro (INFN Milano )
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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TIERRAS: an AIRES package to simulate High Energy Cosmic Ray Showers Underground and Underwater
Matias Tueros (Univ. La Plata)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Measurement of Cosmic-Ray Electrons and Positrons
Michael Schubnell (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Continuous Injection of High Energy Positrons from an Astrophysical Object: Can a Pulsar Account for the Cosmic Ray Electron/Positron Data?
Norita Kawanaka (KEK, Tsukuba)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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SNRs as a natural explanation of PAMELA/ATIC anomalies
Tsvi Piran (Racah Institute for Physics, Jerusalem)
- transparencies (pdf)

Thursday February 5th


Morning Session: High Energy Neutrino Astronomy
Chairperson: A. Mariazzi (La Plata)

25'+5'

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Status and results from the IceCube neutrino observatory
Georges Kohnen (Universite de Mons-Hainaut)
- transparencies (ppt)

25'+5'

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The ANTARES neutrino telescope: a status report.
Niccolo Cottini (CEA, Saclay)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Physics results and perspectives of the Baikal neutrino project
Bair Shoibonov (JINR Dubna )
- transparencies (pptx)

15'+5'

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Status of KM3NeT detector design optimisations
Christopher Naumann (CEA, Saclay)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Atmospheric muons in ANTARES
Claire Picq (CEA Saclay )
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Point-like source search with the ANTARES data.
Katia Fratini (Universita & INFN Genova)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Update of neutrino limits from the Pierre Auger Observatory
Dariusz Gora (Universitaet Karlsruhe)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Overview of the ANITA Experiment
Eric Grashorn (Ohio State University, Columbus)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Development of a radio-detection array for the observation of showers induced by UHE Tau neutrinos
Cristina Carloganu (LPC, Clermont Ferrand)
- transparencies (pdf)


Afternoon Session: High Energy Neutrino Astronomy (2)
Chairperson: M. Punch (Paris)

15'+5'

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ANTARES: Towards Acoustic Detection of Highest Energy Neutrinos
Kay Graf (ECAP, University of Erlangen)
- transparencies (pdf)


Afternoon Session: Gamma Ray Astronomy (3)
Chairperson: M. Punch (Paris)

15'+5'

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TeV Gammas and Cosmic ray production in Tycho and Geminga SNRs
Vera Yurievna Sinitsyna (P.N. Lebedev Institute, Moscow)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Probing cosmic ray acceleration through molecular clouds in the vicinity of supernova remnants with H.E.S.S.
Armand Fiasson (LAPP, Annecy)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Non-thermal radiation from molecular clouds illuminated by cosmic rays from nearby supernova remnants
Stefano Gabici (DIAS, Dublin )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Fermi LAT Observations of Galactic X-ray binaries
Adam Hill (LAOG, Grenoble)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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The early phase of a H1743-322 outburst observed by INTEGRAL, RXTE, Swift, and XMM/Newton
Lionel Prat (CEA, Saclay - AIM)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Fermi LAT observations of Pulsar Wind Nebulae
Marie-Helene Grondin (CENBG, Bordeaux)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Detection of SN 1006 with H.E.S.S.
Melitta Naumann-Godo (LLR, Palaiseau)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Gamma-ray quasar PKS 1510-089 and the question of the jet composition
Anna Barnacka (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warshaw )
- transparencies (pdf)

Friday February 6th


Morning Session: Gamma Ray Bursts (2)
Chairperson: Ch. Magneville (Saclay)

15'+5'

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Search for neutrinos from gamma-ray bursts with the ANTARES telescope
Damien Dornic (CPPM, Marseille)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Short Hard Gamma Ray Bursts And Their Afterglows
Arnon Dar (Technion, Haifa)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Gamma-ray burst host galaxies: A legacy approach
Daniele Malesani (Dark Cosmology Centre, Copenhagen)
- transparencies (ppt)

25'+5'

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Cosmology with Gamma-Ray Bursts
Lorenzo Amati (INAF - IASF, Bologna )
- transparencies (ppt)

25'+5'

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Magnetars
Sandro Mereghetti (University of Milano)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Relativistic Jet Eruption from Collapsars
Akira Mizuta (Center for Frontier Science, Chiba University)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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SVOM: a new mission for Gamma-Ray Burst Studies
Diego Goetz (CEA, Saclay)
- transparencies (ppt)


Afternoon Session: Gamma Ray Astronomy (4)
Chairperson: M. Teshima (Munich)

15'+5'

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Is the ejection of the corona a general phenomenon in microquasars?
Jérome Rodriguez (CEA/SAp Saclay )
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Solar system Gamma-ray astronomy with Fermi observatory
Monica Brigida (Bari University and INFN)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Very high energy gamma-ray observations of the Galactic Center with H.E.S.S.
Matthieu Vivier (CEA, Saclay)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Observations of the TeV gamma-ray Binary PSR B1259-63/SS 2883 near the 2007 Periastron with H.E.S.S.
Matthias Kerschhaggl (Humboldt University, Berlin)

15'+5'

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The extragalactic sky seen by H.E.S.S.
Lucie Gérard (APC, Paris )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Search for Lorentz Invariance Violation effects with PKS 2155-304 flaring period in 2006 by H.E.S.S.
Julien Bolmont (LPNHE Paris )
- transparencies (pdf)


Afternoon Session: High Energy Cosmic Rays (3)
Chairperson: M. Teshima (Munich)

15'+5'

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Gamma Astronomy with the ARGO-YBJ detector
Giovanni Marsella (Universita del Salento and INFN )
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Very High Energy Emission from the Vicinity of Super-massive Black Holes
Giovanna Pedaletti (LSW ZAH Heidelberg )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Results on Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays primary composition and search for photons with the Pierre Auger Observatory
Viviana Scherini (University of Wuppertal)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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A multifrequency search for Astrophysical sources of P.Auger UHECR events.
Sergio Colafrancesco (ASI-ASDC Frascati )
- transparencies (pdf)

Saturday February 7th


Morning Session: Dark Matter (2)
Chairperson: A. Chiavassa (Torino)

15'+5'

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Searches for visible and invisible light Higgs decays in BaBar
Justin Albert (University of Victoria)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Prospects for Observation of Dark Matter and Extra Dimensions in CMS
Pascal Vanlaer (ULB, Brussels)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Indirect Search for Dark Matter with the ANTARES Neutrino Telescope
Vincent Bertin (CPPM - Marseille )
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Low-Scale Gravity Black Holes at LHC
Eniko Regos (CERN)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Warm dark matter, phase space density and the LHC
Andrew Khmelnitsky (INR RAS, Moscow )
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Phase diagram of higher dimensional black strings in AdS space time.
Terence Delsate (Universite de Mons-Hainaut )
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Nonequilibrium Dynamics of Scalar Fields in a Thermal Bath
Alexey Anisimov (DESY )
- transparencies (pdf)


Morning Session: Gamma Ray Astronomy (5)
Chairperson: A. Chiavassa (Torino)

15'+5'

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PSR J0205+6449, PSR J2229+6114, and their cousins -- young & noisy gamma ray pulsars
Damien Parent (CENBG, Bordeaux)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Detection of a population of gamma-ray millisecond pulsars by Fermi
Lucas Guillemot (CENBG, Bordeaux)
- transparencies (pdf)

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Detection of Pulsed Gamma Rays above 25 GeV from the Crab Pulsar with the MAGIC Telescope
Marcos Lopez (INFN, Padova)
- transparencies (ppt)


Afternoon Session: Gamma-Ray Astronomy (6)
Chairperson: R. Preece (Huntsville)

15'+5'

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Early Fermi LAT observations of the Vela pulsar
Massimiliano Razzano (INFN Sezione di Pisa)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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PSR J2021+3651: Constraining beam geometry and emission regions with radio, X-ray, and early LAT observations
Matthew Kerr (University of Washington, Seattle)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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PSR J1833-1034: the youngest gamma-ray ray pulsar in the Galaxy?
Andrea Caliandro (INFN, Bari)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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The Fermi Large Area Telescope: preliminary results from on-orbit high level performance verifications and monitoring
Stefano Germani (Universita di Perugia )
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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TACTIC and MACE gamma-ray telescopes
Kuldeep Yadav (BARC, Mumbai)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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MAGIC Phase II - Extension to the stereoscopic system
Masahiro Teshima (Max-Planck-Institut, Munich)
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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H.E.S.S II
Yvonne Becherini (APC, Paris)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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GAW - A very large field-of-view Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescope
Maria Luisa Arruda (LIP Lisbon )
- transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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CTA (Cherenkov Telescope Array)
Michael Punch (APC, Paris)
- transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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AGIS: A next-generation VHE gamma-ray detector
Wystan Benbow (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge )
- transparencies (pdf)

Sunday February 8th


Closing Session: Summary Talk
Chairperson J. Trân Thanh Vân (Univ. Paris-Sud, Orsay)

40'

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Summary Talk                                                                                                            
Arnon Dar (Technion, Haifa)
- Transparencies (.ppt)


 

Posters

  • Neutrino Physics, Dark Matter & the lithium problem
    A. Beckwith
  • Higher spin extension of SM and possible new candidates for dark matter
    G. Savvidy
  • The puzzling clustering and bimodality of long GRBs optical afterglow luminosities
    M. Nardini
  • The cosmology of giant gravitons
    J. Murugan
  • Fermi LAT search for gamma-ray pulsations in 2 young radio pulsars in the Carina region
    M. Razzano
  • Lensing and X-ray mass estimation of the galaxy cluster Abell 1689
    D. Paraficz
  • Introduction of the AMBER Experiment
    E. Grashorn
  • Status of Virgo
    L. Rolland
  • Status of High Altitude GAmma Ray (HAGAR) experiment at Hanle (Ladakh) in the Himalayas
    B. Acharya
  • Physical model for the prompt and high latitude emission in GRBs
    F. Genet

    Jacques Dumarchez
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