6th Integral & Bart Workshop - 2009

List of Abstracts


Martin Nekola: BART

The BART is the first robotic telescope at AsU in Ondrejov observing since year 2001. It searches optical counterparts of GRBs. Description and state will be presented.

Rene Hudec: Blazar analyses with INTEGRAL

The capabilities of blazar investigations with INTEGRAL will be summarized and discussed along with obtained scientific results.

Rene Hudec: Czech participation in ESA INTEGRAL

The Czech participation in ESA INTEGRAL Project will be reviewed and discussed, together will relevant scientific results.

Rene Hudec: Czech Participation in IXO

The ESA/NASA/JAXA project IXO International X-Ray Observatory and the recent and possible Czech participation will be presented and discussed.

Matus Kocka: D50 Telescope status

I want briefly refer about new D50 telescope in Ondrejov

Ingo Kreykenbohm: eROSITA

eROSITA is one of two instruments on the Russian Spectrum-X-Gamma mission. The main science driver is high precision cosmology by studying galaxy clusters, dark matter / dark energy, and provide ...

Matus Kocka: Future experiments of HEA group, fish-eye, SID detector

I will speak about possible future experiments of HEA grup in ondrejov, like GRB radio detections, fish eye camera.

Peter Veres: Gamma-ray bursts: connecting the prompt emission with the afterglow

We make an attempt to combine the two kinds of data from the Swift-XRT instrument (windowed timing and photon counting modes) and the from BAT. A thorough description of the ...

Martin Mika: Glass Thermal Forming for X-ray Space Telescopes

We have studied the thermal forming of glass foils with the aim to develop a low-cost technology suitable for the mass-producing of thin X-ray optics shells. The parameters of the ...

Suzanne Foley: Global Characteristics of INTEGRAL GRBs

INTEGRAL’s main gamma-ray instruments detected and localised 56 gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) from its launch in October 2002 up to August 2008. The spectral, spatial, and temporal properties of these bursts ...

Robert Filgas: GRB 080413B

I would like to present preliminary results of GRB 080413B which we observed with GROND for 2 months.

Matus Kocka: GRBs detected by D50 telescope

We want briefly report about GRBs detected by D50 telescope during almost one year of test-service: GRB080430, GRB080810, and others

Robert Filgas: GROND

Practical observing with GROND and pictures from La Silla.

Vladimir Tichy: Idea of Small Space X-Ray Telescope Based on Lobster Eye Optics and Medipix2 Detector

Lobster eye represents a X-ray optics of reflexive type providing high efficiency and wide field of view. This optics is suited for example for all-sky X-ray monitor. Medipix2 is a ...

Attila Meszaros: Impact on the cosmology of the celestial anisotropy of the short gamma-ray bursts

Recently the anisotropy of the short gamma-ary bursts - detected by BATSE - was announced (Vavrek R., Balazs L.G., Meszaros A., Bagoly Z., Horvath I., MNRAS, 391, 1741-1748, 2008). Impact ...

Petr Kubánek: Latest RTS2 Developments

Overview of developments in RTS2 code happening since my last presentation.

Martin Topinka: Lovci zablesku - public - in czech

Uz vice nez 30 let astronomove pozoruji giganticke exploze prichazejici z dalekeho vesmiru - zablesky gama. Vydame se po stopach, ktere nam nechavaji, a pokusime se poodhalit, jaka tajemstvi skryvaji.

Rene Hudec: Low dispersion spectroscopy with ESA Gaia

The ESA Gaia satellite will deliver part of data as ultra low dispersion spectrographs. We will review the available sky surveys in low dispersion spectroscopy and compare their parameters to ...

Veronika Semencová: PECS

rozdělení práce na rok 2008 aneb co si na jaře zasejeme, to na podzim sklidíme (dopoledne - pátek 27.3)

Libor Švéda: Rentgenové "oči" ve vesmíru

Vesmír viděný "rentgenovýma" očima vypadá zcela jinak než jsme zvyklí. Neustále se mění, zobrazuje jedny z nejenergetičtějších jevů ve vesmíru. Jak ale vypadají přístroje, kterými lze takový vesmír pozorovat? S ...

Martin Jelinek: Science with BOOTES telescopes

Science with BOOTES telescopes, detections of GBR during period 1998-2000.

Sylvio Klose: Short bursts

I give a short overview on GROND on La Silla.

Matus Kocka: SID detector LIVE

Prezentácia ako funguje SID detektor naživo.

Rudolf Slošiar: SID monitor - pozorovanie röntgenového a vysoko energetického kozmického žiarenia.

Metóda nepriamej detekcie röntgenového a vysoko energetického kozmického žiarenia. Táto reflexná metóda je založená na meraní intenzity odrazenej rádiovej vlny vzdialeného vysielača, pracujúceho na VLF ( veľmi nízke frekvencie ). ...

Matus Kocka: Simulated data and algorithms for identification HE sources in galactic surveys

Simulated data and algorithms for identification HE sources in galactic surveys. How to use GOG gaia simulator.

Roberto Nesci: Spectra inthe Digitized First Byurakan Survey

Spectral resolution and photometric accuracy of the spectra in the Digitized First Byurakan Survey (DFBS) are discussed, as well as its on-line access. Some astronomical applications are illustrated.

Stanislav Vítek: Statistical image reconstruction and applications

Image reconstruction method based on statistical properties of wavelet decomposition will be presented. Proposed method is usable in applications like autofocusing of astronomical cameras.

Thilo Michel: The capabilities of the Timepix detector for X-ray polarimetry

The hybrid semiconductor photon counting pixel detector Timepix has been used for measurements of linear X-ray polarization exploiting photoelectric and also Compton effect in the 300 micrometre thick silicon sensor ...

Jakub Řípa: The gamma-ray burst classes found in the RHESSI data sample

A sample of 427 gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), measured by the RHESSI satellite, is studied statistically in order to determine the number of GRB groups. Previous studies based on the BATSE ...

Martin Topinka: UCD - GRB paradise

What I am doing at UCD, INTEGRAL data analysis, GRBs and related stuff like introduction to denoising techniques etc... and some spots on Ireland, the uneasy country with wonderful whiskey.

Rene Hudec: Vesmír, jak ho neznáme (public)

V Karlových Varech se scházejí čeští vědci a jejich zahraniční spolupracovnící studující Vesmír v oblasti vysokých energiích. Nahlédněme za oponu toho, o čem diskutují, Povíme si i o tom, proč ...

Filip Munz: Web-based approach to INTEGRAL data

Some new development and ideas for the (near) future about interactive interface to our database storing results of analysis of INTEGRAL data.

Rudolf Galis: X-ray emission of cataclysmic variables observed by INTEGRAL

Cataclysmic variables and especially intermediate polars represent significant fraction of all INTEGRAL detections in hard X-ray / soft gamma ray. We processed all available observational data from INTEGRAL/IBIS and INTEGRAL/JEM-X ...


Šárka Němcová: A Fast Telescope for a Detection of Gamma-ray Bursts

The astronomy of high energies is a comparatively new astronomic subject, which is based on a fundamental possibility of gamma-ray bursts detection by specialised satellites. These phenomena are allied to ...

Rene Hudec: Alternative solution for an All-Sky Optical Monitor

Alternative solution for an All-Sky Optical Monitor on a basis of fish-eye lens and a digital camera will be presented and discussed. The system is in development at Karlovy Vary ...

Vladimir Tichy: Capabilities of Medipix2 and Timepix Devices as Detectors for Lobster Eye X-Ray Optics

The hybrid semiconductor pixel device Medipix2 is a single particle counting detector of ionizing radiation from approx. 3keV of energy. It has small dimensions (256 x 256 square pixels with ...

Matus Kocka: Deep intermediate polar survey on [20-40] keV INTEGRAL-IBIS mosaics

Intermediate polars (IPs) represent only ~2% of the catalogued cataclysmic variables (CVs), but they dominate the group of CVs seen by INTEGRAL/IBIS. Detection of CVs by INTEGRAL/IBIS typically requires about ...

Zsolt Bagoly: Optical observational biases in the GRB redshift

The measured redshifts of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), which were first detected by the Swift satellite, seem to be bigger on average than the redshifts of GRBs detected by other satellites. ...

Claudia Wigger: Prompt spectrum of GRB 021206 supports the Cannonball Model

GRB 021206 is one of the brightest GRBs ever observed. Its prompt emission, as measured by RHESSI, shows an unexpected spectral hardening around 5 MeV. Below this energy, the spectrum ...

Martin Rerabek: Quality Measurement of Compressed Astronomical Images by the Coder Based on the Karhuhen-Loève Transform

A higher and better precision can been achieved while using more recent observation techniques and superior detection sensors. It has brought a very rapid increase of data amount as a ...

David HUJA: Searching for the intermediate subgroup of the gamma-ray bursts in the Swift data-set

It has been observed nearly 400 gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) by the Swift satellite. We have been searching for the third "intermedaite" subgroup of GRBs by the chi2 method. Supports for ...

Martin Rerabek: Shift Variant Optical Systems in Imaging Algorithms

The properties of UWFC (Ultra Wide-Field Camera) astronomical systems along with specific visual data in astronomical images contribute to complicated evaluation of acquired image data. These systems contain a lot ...

Rudolf Slošiar: SID monitor Indirect detection of Solar and Cosmic radiation

Presentation of methods for detection of solar and cosmic radiation. Apparatus and preview options and the sensitivity of this method.

Laura Barragan: Suzaku Observation of IGR J16318-4848

IGR J16318-4848 is the first example of a new class of highly absorbed X-ray binaries that has been discovered by the INTErnational Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory (INTEGRAL) in the last years. ...

Peter Veres: Swift bursts in X-ray and gamma-ray

We make an attempt to combine the two kinds of data from the Swift-XRT instrument (windowed timing and photon counting modes) and the from BAT. A thorough desription of the ...

Martina Landová: Thermal Formig of Glass Slabs for X-ray Space Telescopes

The thermally formed thin glass foil is considered to belong to most promising technologies for future large space X-ray telescopes. Promising results have been achieved, with peak to valley deviations ...