50 years astronomical X-ray spectroscopy in the Netherlands

50 years astronomical X-ray spectroscopy in the Netherlands

The meeting took place from January 17 to 19, 2022. Times are given in CET (Central European Time).

For presentations with a 🎦, the video and slides are available on Zenodo. A full overview of the available contributions on Zenodo related to this meeting can be found here.

Monday January 17th

 

Session: Astronomical X-ray spectroscopy in the Netherlands (Chair: Michael Wise)

13:30-13:35

Jelle Kaastra

Welcome and introduction

13:35-14:05

Johan Bleeker

🎦Half a century of cosmic X-ray spectroscopy in the Netherlands: from zone plate to microcalorimeter 

14:05-14:25

Jelle Kaastra

🎦The history of SPEX 

14:25-14:45

Liyi Gu

🎦SPEX status of spectral model development

14:45-15:00

 

Coffee break

 

Session: Atomic databases, models and software (Chair: Liyi Gu)

15:00-15:15

Jelle de Plaa

🎦SPEX software features and future plans

15:15-15:30

Junjie Mao

🎦Electron-impact excitation data for astrophysical plasma models

15:30-16:00

Adam Foster

🎦Estimating (and Applying?) Atomic Data Uncertainties: the future of AtomDB

16:00-16:15

 

Coffee break

 

Session: Compact objects and Laboratory X-ray astrophysics (Chair: Jelle de Plaa)

16:15-16:45

Frits Paerels

🎦Stellar X-ray Spectroscopy of White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars

16:45-17:00

Peter Kosec

🎦Ionized emission and absorption in ultraluminous X-ray sources

17:00-17:30

Chintan Shah

Laboratory X-ray astrophysics experiments with electron beam ion traps and synchrotron radiation

 

Tuesday January 18th

 

Session: Stellar and Solar system X-ray emission (Chair: Jelle Kaastra)

13:30-14:00

Graziella Branduardi-Raymont

🎦X-ray views of our solar system

14:00-14:30

Giulio Del Zanna

🎦Solar X-ray spectroscopy

14:30-14:45

Pradhan Pragati

🎦High resolution spectral study of massive stars with Chandra/HETGS

14:45-15:00

 

Coffee break

 

Session: An X-ray view of Interstellar dust (Chair: Jelle Kaastra)

15:00-15:30

Elisa Costantini

The high-resolution view of interstellar dust

15:30-15:45

Sascha Zeegers

Exploring the properties of dust in the Galaxy using X-ray spectroscopy

15:45-16:00

Ioanna Psaradaki

Oxygen and iron in interstellar dust as seen by XMM-Newton and Chandra

16:00-16:15

 

Coffee break

 

Session: Charge exchange and photo-ionization modelling (Chair: Francois Mernier)

16:15-16:45

Renata Cumbee

Modeling Charge Exchange Collisions in Astrophysical Spectra

16:45-17:15

Tim Kallman

🎦Photoionization Modeling

17:15-17:30

Daniele Rogantini

🎦Time-dependent photo-ionization modeling of AGN outflows

 

Wednesday January 19th

 

Session: Supernovae and Supernova remnants (Chair: Sascha Zeegers)

13:30-14:00

Aya Bamba

🎦Understanding the origin of supernova remnants with plasma diagnostics

14:00-14:15

Emanuele Greco

🎦Revealing pure-ejecta emission in SNRs with XRISM

14:15-14:30

Jonathan Quirola

🎦The Exceptional X-ray Evolution of SN1996cr in High Resolution

14:30-14:45

 

Coffee Break

 

Session: Accreting black holes (Chair: Elisa Costantini)

14:45-15:15

Erin Kara

XRISM observations of accreting black holes

15:15-15:30

Anna Ogorzalek

🎦A deep, multi-epoch Chandra HETG study of the ionized outflow from NGC 4051

15:30-15:45

Adam Gonzalez

🎦Uncovering the relationship between ultra-fast outflows and the X-ray region in active galactic nuclei

15:45-16:00

Lucia Härer

🎦High-resolution excess variance spectroscopy with Chandra: Stellar wind variability in Cyg X-1

 

16:00-16:15

 

Coffee break

16:15-16:30

 

Lightning talks (Chair: Liyi Gu)

 

Session: Clusters of galaxies (Chair: Liyi Gu)

16:30-17:00

Irina Zhuravleva

🎦Probing Turbulence in the Intracluster Medium with High-resolution X-ray Spectroscopy

17:00-17:15

Francois Mernier

🎦Measuring metal abundance in the hot gas of galaxy groups and elliptical galaxies

17:15-17:30

Lydia Stofanova

🎦Ionisation state of WHIM: Ionisation by galaxy cluster photons alters the ionisation state of the nearby warm-hot intergalactic medium.

17:30-17:35

Jelle Kaastra

Closing remarks

 

 



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