Rencontres de Moriond 2010

Cosmology

Preliminary Program

Sunday March 14th


Morning session: CMB / Polarization (1)
Chairperson: J. Peterson (Pittsburgh)

25'+5'

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CMB Polarization
Paddy Leahy (Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, Manchester) - transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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CMB Polarized Foregrounds: what do we know and how bad is it?
Clive Dickinson (Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, Manchester) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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The POLARization Background Radiation telescope (POLARBeaR)
Josquin Errard (APC, Paris) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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The QUIET experiment
Akito Kusaka (University of Chicago) - transparencies (pdf, pptx)

15'+5'

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QUBIC: a bolometric interferometer to detect B-polarization measurement of the CMB
Romain Charlassier (APC, Paris) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Instrumental challenges for a future B-mode space instruments
Michel Piat (APC, Paris) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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On Waveplate polarimeters for high precision CMB and mm astronomy measurements
Maria Salatino (University of Rome "la Sapienza" ) - transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Planck-scale induced birefringence and CMB polarization data
Giulia Gubitosi (University of Rome "la Sapienza" ) - transparencies (pdf)


Afternoon session: Clusters / SZ (1)
Chairperson: J. Delabrouille (Paris)

25'+5'

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Cosmology with clusters from large optical surveys
Eduardo Rozo (KICP, U. of Chicago ) - transparencies (pdf , pptx)

25'+5'

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X-clusters
Gabriel Pratt (CEA-SAp, Saclay) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cluster cosmology in deep fields.
Alexis Finoguenov (MPE/UMBC, Garching) - transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Forecasting Cosmological Constraints from future X-ray cluster surveys.
Barbara Sartoris (University of Trieste) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Spectroscopic follow-up of the South Pole Telescope galaxy clusters
Gurvan Bazin (Universitäts Sternwarte München) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Beyond the standard lore of the SZE: opportunities offered from future space born mm and sub-mm experiments.
Sergio Colafrancesco (ASI, Frascati) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Observation Model of a Planck-like cluster catalogue
Jessica Democles (CEA-SPP, Saclay) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Galaxy Clusters at the Planck time
Etienne Pointecouteau (CESR, Toulouse) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Galaxy clusters number counts with SZ effect and cosmic evolution
Pierre Delsart (LATT, Toulouse) - transparencies (pdf)

Monday March 15th


Morning session: Dark Matter (1)
Chairperson: J. Guy (Paris)

20'+5'

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CDMS Results
Bruno Serfass (UC, Berkeley) - transparencies (pdf)

20'+5'

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EDELWEISS
Gilles Gerbier (CEA-SPP, Saclay) - transparencies (pdf)

20'+5'

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Indirect search for Dark Matter with FERMI
Eric Nuss (LPTA, Montpellier) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Excited dark matter versus PAMELA/Fermi
James Cline (McGill University and CERN) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Direct Search for Dark Matter at CMS
Barbara Clerbaux (Université Libre de Bruxelles) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Searches for Signatures of Dark Matter with the IceCube Neutrino Telescope
Erik Strahler (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Results from the ANITA Search for Ultra-High Energy Neutrinos
Abigail Vieregg (UC, Los Angeles) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Relativistic trajectories of celestial bodies as a tool to constraint f(R) theories of gravity and dark matter concentration near the Galactic Center
Alexander Zakharov (ITEP, Moscow) - transparencies (pdf)


Afternoon session 1: Dark Matter (2): Astrophysical constraints
Chairperson: J. Cline (Montreal)

15'+5'

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Clustering of dark matter haloes: insights from the peak model
Vincent Desjacques (University of Zurich) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Neutrinos in the intergalactic medium
Matteo Viel (INAF-OATS and INFN, Trieste) - transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Weighing Neutrinos with the Largest Photometric Redshift Survey: MegaZ DR7.
Shaun Thomas (UC, London) - transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Minimally Parametric Constraints on P(k) from Lyman-alpha.
Simeon Bird (IoA, Cambridge) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Is the 2MASS dipole convergent?
Michal Chodorowski (Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw) - transparencies (pdf)


Afternoon session 2: Dark Energy Probes 1: SN
Chairperson: J. Cline (Montreal)

25'+5'

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SNLS
Nicolas Regnault (LPNHE, Paris) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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SN Ia photometric studies in SNLS
Nathalie Palanque-Delabrouille (CEA-SPP, Saclay ) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Gravitational lensing of the SNLS supernovae
Taia Kronborg (LPNHE, Paris) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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SNfactory first results
Emmanuel Gangler (IPN, Lyon) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Gravitational lensing and parameter extraction from SNe catalogues
Valerio Marra (University of Jyvaskyla) - transparencies (pdf)

Tuesday March 16th


Morning session: CMB / Polarization (2)
Chairperson: J. Garcia Bellido (Geneva)

25'+5'

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Large-angle anomalies in the cosmic microwave background
Emory Bunn (University of Richmond) - transparencies (pdf , pptx)

15'+5'

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Primordial Non-Gaussianity Using WMAP 5-Year Temperature
Alexandre Amblard (UC, Irvine) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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CMB excursion sets and primordial non-Gaussianity
Graziano Rossi (Korea Institute for Advanced Study) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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A model-independent test for scale-dependent non-Gaussianities in the CMB
Christoph Raeth (MPE, Garching) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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CMB temperature anisotropy at large scales induced by a causal primordial magnetic field
Camille Bonvin (CEA-IPhT, Saclay) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Placing Constraints of Primordial Magnetism
John Shaw (Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Statistical anisotropy in CMB maps
Antony Lewis (University of Sussex) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cluster of galaxies reconstruction in optical and infrared data.
Sebastien Fromenteau (APC, Paris) - transparencies (pdf)


Afternoon session 1: Theory (1) / Dark Energy
Chairperson: Ch. Schmid (Zurich)

25'+5'

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Dark energy models
Ed Copeland (University of Nottingham) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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How to detect defects with the local B-polarization of the CMB
Juan Garcia-Bellido (University of Geneva) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Domain Walls, Charge & Dark Energy
Jonathan Pearson (Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, Manchester) - transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Testing generic predictions of dark energy
Michael Mortonson (CCAPP/Ohio State University) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Stable Superacceleration from Kinetic Gravity Braiding
Ignacy Sawicki (New York University) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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The string revolver: how rotation of background galaxies could be a smoking gun for the existence of cosmic strings.
Daniel Thomas (Imperial College London) - transparencies (pdf)


Afternoon session 2: Herschel
Chairperson: Ch. Schmid (Zurich)

25'+5'

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HERSCHEL / SCUBA2
James Dunlop (IoA, Edinburgh) - transparencies (ppt)

25'+5'

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HERSCHEL
Alexandre Beelen (IAS, Orsay) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Modeling Galaxy Clustering in the Cosmic Infrared Background
Aurelie Penin (IAS, Orsay) - transparencies (pdf)

Wednesday March 17th


Morning session: Clusters / SZ (2)
Chairperson: C. Canizares (Cambridge)

25'+5'

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Hydrodynamics simulations
Stefano Borgani (INFN/INAF, Trieste) - transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Mass estimates in intermediate redshifts clusters of galaxies
Gael Foex (LATT, Toulouse) - transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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Non-thermal emission from galaxy clusters
Chiara Ferrari (OCA, Nice) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Statistical investigation of the non-thermal emission of galaxy clusters
Joseph Lanoux (CESR, Toulouse) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Study of the spectacular shock wave propagation in the extended and time-dependent gravitationally field of RXJ1314.4-2515
Pasquale Mazzotta (Università di Roma "Tor Vergata") - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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THE CLUES-project: Constrained Local UniversE Simulations
Stefan Gottloeber (Astrophysical Institute Potsdam) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Merger events with galaxy-gas separation in the hot galaxy cluster A2163.
Herve Bourdin (Universita di Roma "Tor Vergata") - transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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Constraining the DE equation of state with clusters: present status and prospects from large scale X-ray/SZ surveys
Joe Mohr (Universitäts-Sternwarte München) - transparencies (ppt)


Afternoon session: Testing the Cosmological Model (1)
Chairperson: Ch. Caprini (Saclay)

25'+5'

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Weak lensing
Andrew N. Taylor (University of Edinburgh) - transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Constraints on the anisotropy of dark energy
Richard Battye (University of Manchester) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cosmological constraints on dark energy and modified gravity
Paolo Serra (UC, Irvine) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Probing Dark Energy and Dark Matter with HETDEX
Eric Gawiser (Rutgers University) - transparencies (pdf)


Common session with QCD
Chairperson: J. Dumarchez (Paris)

40'+15'

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Astrophysical views of the Universe
Alain Blanchard (LATT, Toulouse) - transparencies (pdf)

35'+15'

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Accelerator searches for Dark Matter
Giaccomo Polesello (INFN, Pavia) - transparencies (pdf)

Thursday March 18th


Morning session 1: CMB / Polarization (3)
Chairperson: A. Lewis (Brighton)

35'+10'

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WMAP
Gary Hinshaw (NASA/Goddard, Greenbelt) - transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Beam profile sensitivity of WMAP CMB power spectrum
Tom Shanks (Durham University) - transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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The small scale angular anisotropy at 145 GHz as seen by the Atacama Cosmology Telescope
Carlos Hernandez-Monteagudo (MPA, Garching) - transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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Planck
François Pajot (IAS, Orsay) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Polarized CMB spectrum estimation for B-mode detection
Matthieu Tristram (LAL, Orsay) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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preparation of the CMB Planck data analysis: estimation of the contamination due to the polarized Galactic emissions.
Lauranne Fauvet (LPSC, Grenoble) - transparencies (ppt)

15'+5'

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Component separation in CMB observations
Jacques Delabrouille (APC, Paris) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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The CAST experiment: status and perspectives
Theopisti Dafni (Universidad de Zaragoza) - transparencies (pdf)


Afternoon session: Reionization / Radio
Chairperson: G. Hinshaw (Greenbelt)

25'+5'

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Reionization signal and simulations
Saleem Zaroubi (Kapteyn Ast. Inst., Groningen) - transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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LOFAR
Michiel Brentjens (ASTRON, Dwingeloo) - transparencies (pdf)

25'+5'

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21 cm Cosmology with the Cylinder Radio Telescope./ GMRT
Jeffrey Peterson (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh) - transparencies (pdf , pptx)

15'+5'

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Fast Simulations of the High Redshift 21cm Signal
Andrei Mesinger (Princeton University) - transparencies (pdf , pptx)

15'+5'

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Fast Large Volume Simulations of the 21 cm Signal from the Reionization and pre-Reionization Epochs
Mario Santos (IST-CENTRA, Lisbon) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cosmological observations in the radio domain: the contribution of extragalactic sources
Andrea Tartari (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Simulating the Formation of Large-Scale Structures and the Epoch of Reionization
Ilian Iliev (University of Sussex) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Distribution of Maximal Luminosity of Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Eniko Regos (CERN ) - transparencies (ppt)

Friday March 19th


Morning session: Dark Energy Probes 2: Lensing, BAO
Chairperson: R. Battye (Manchester)

15'+5'

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Measuring the BAO acoustic peak in the Lyman-alpha forest.
Neil Crighton (Durham University) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Investigating the uncertainty on the BAO scale measured from future photometric and spectroscopic surveys
Alexandra Abate (LAL, Orsay) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Constraining Dark Energy with BOSS
Nicolas Busca (APC, Paris) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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The Dark Energy Survey
Filipe Abdalla (University College London) - transparencies (pdf , pptx)

15'+5'

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Characterizing the Universe
Alain Blanchard (LATT, Toulouse) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Real-Time Cosmology with Cosmic Parallax and Redshift Drift
Miguel Quartin (Institut für Theoretische Physik, University of Heidelberg) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Is Abell 1213 an Assembling Galaxy Cluster?
Omar Lopez-Cruz (INAOE, Sta Maria Tonantzintla) - transparencies (ppt)


Afternoon session 1: Testing the Cosmological Model (2)
Chairperson: E. Copeland (Nottingham)

15'+5'

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The Gamma-Ray View of the Extragalactic Background Light
Justin Finke (US Naval Research Lab., Washington ) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Observational constraints on the linear fluctuation growth rate
Cinzia Di Porto (Università Roma Tre) - transparencies (ppt)


Afternoon session 2: Theory (2) / Inflation
Chairperson: E. Copeland (Nottingham)

25'+5'

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Gravitational waves from cosmological phase transitions
Chiara Caprini (CEA-IPhT, Saclay ) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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F-term uplifted racetrack inflation
Marcin Badziak (ITP, University of Warsaw) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Invalid 1-field slow-roll predictions in hybrid models of inflation
Sebastien Clesse (SPT, University of Brussels) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Inflation in theories with Kinetic Gravitational Braiding
Alexander Vikman (CCPP, New York University) - transparencies (pdf)

15'+5'

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Conformal Invariance, Dynamical Dark Energy and the CMB
Emil Mottola (LANL, Los Alamos)

Saturday March 20th


Closing session: Summary talk

40'+10'

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Conference highlights
Sergio Colafrancesco (ASI, Frascati) - transparencies (pdf)


 


Posters

A multifrequency method based on the Matched Multifilter for the detection of point sources in CMB maps
Luis Fernando Lanz (Instituto de Física de Cantabria, Santander)

Planck-HFI time ordered data analysis
Damien Girard (LPSC, Grenoble)

Clustering of Radio Galaxies
Wlodzimierz Godlowski (Opole University)

Void Merging Trees in Hierarchical Clustering I: Self Similar Models
Esra Tigrak (Kapteyn Ast. Inst., Groningen)

SuperNova Legacy Survey 5-years sample analysis : a new differential photometry technique
Nicolas Fourmanoit (LPNHE, Paris)

Dark energy accretion onto black holes
Viacheslav Dokuchaev (INR, Moscow)

Constraining Unified Dark Matter models with weak lensing
Stefano Camera (Università degli Studi di Torino)

Multi-scalar field cosmology from String Field Theory. Exactly solvable configurations
Alexey Koshelev (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

On leptogenesis and lepton asymmetry effects in the early Universe
Daniela Kirilova (Institute of Astronomy, Bulgarian Academy of Science)


 


Jacques Dumarchez
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