10th Integral & Bart Workshop - 2013

List of Abstracts

Presentations


Matthias Kühnel : A simultaneous fit of (all) GRO J1008-57's spectra

Parallel computing and steadily increasing computation speed lead to a new tool for analyzing X-ray spectra of accreting neutron stars: simultaneous fitting of a complete dataset of an outburst. We ...


Thomas Boller : Astronomical tests of GR with X-ray and NIR spectroscopy in Galactic Binaries, the Galactic Center, and in bright AGN

Gravitation is very well described by Einstein’s GR. However, several theoretical predictions like the existence of curvature singularities and event horizons are under debate. This motivated to modify the standard ...


Martin Jelinek : BOOTES News, what happened since last year


Sergiy Guziy : BOOTES-4: first year in China


Gabriel Szász : Cloud Computing in Astrophysics

Cloud Computing started to open completely new frontiers in modern scientific research. In This short talk provides brief introduction into cloud computing and concludes main advantages and disadvantages of using ...


Fritz-Walter Schwarm : Cyclotron resonant scattering features


Till Steinbring : Determination of the Kerr parameter of the central Black Hole in BL Lacertae objects

We present an observational test of the Blandford-Znajek mechanism (1977), according to which extragalactic jets are driven by the extraction of rotational energy from the central supermassive black hole. In ...


Katja Meier : FACT - monitoring of bright TeV blazars

The First G-APD Cherenkov Telescope (FACT), located on the Canary Island of La Palma, is taking data since October 2011. FACT has been optimized for the long-term monitoring of bright ...


Daniela Dorner : FACT - Status and First Results

FACT is the first imaging Cherenkov telescop using a camera with G-APDs (Geigermode Avalanche Photodiods). Since October 2011, it is taking data regularly. Apart from commissioning and calibration measurements, it ...


Vladimír Tichý : Fast and simple algorithm for computer simulations of multi-foil optics

The extremely effective algorithm for computer simulations of multi-foil optics is presented. The algorithm uses its own mathematical formalism. The agorithm was developed to be used for simulations of Schmidt ...


Rene Hudec : Finding Hidden Treasures: Investigations in Astronomical Negative Archives

Alternative methods to evaluate (digitize) astronomical negative archives were developed and tested, with emphasis on US and German plate archives. Previously unknown and extended data collections have been found, able ...


Jan Strobl : GLORIA robotic telescopes BART & D50

The robotic telescopes in Ondřejov - BART & D50 are connected with the beginning of now widely used system for robotic telescopes rts-2. Now they are also part of GLORIA ...


Martin Blažek : GRBspec - Repository of GRB afterglow and host galaxy spectra

GRBspec is a catalogue of GRB spectra that compiles heterogeneous sample of spectra of gamma-ray burst (GRB) afterglows and their host galaxies. It is a collaborative effort in which individual ...


Rene Hudec : IBWS and High Energy Astrophysics in Czech Republic

I will give short review of previous IBWS workshops and on history and recent status of high-energy astrophysics in Czech Republic with emphasis on satellite projects and related ground-based experiments


Sebastian Falkner : Light bending around neutron stars with accretion columns

Results of a program developed to consider especially general relativistic light bending effects for emission from neutron stars with accretion columns. The focus is on the pulse profiles of slow ...


Joachim Trümper : Looking back at 50 Years of X-ray Astronomy


Vojtech Simon : Low-mass binary X-ray sources: monitoring with various satellites

We will show the importance of monitoring of low-mass binary (LMXB) X-ray sources by the X-ray satellites. We will review that various physical processes produce specific large-amplitude variations of X-ray ...


Artem Kuznetsov : MASTER software and observations

At the beginning of the 21st century it became obvious that the use of robotized observatories in Astronomy allows achieving the breakthrough in studies of the extremely non-stationary and short-living ...


Franco Giovannelli : Multifrequency Astrophysics Today


Natalia Lewandowska : Multifrequency Studies of the Crab pulsar


Vladimír Tichý : NANOX - Proposed Nano-Satellite X-Ray Space Mission

The idea of a satellite providing permanent monitoring of LMXB and HMXB laying in the center of the Galaxy is presented. The spacecraft could be of the nano-satellite class. Using ...


Rene Hudec : New resuts on supermassive black hole binary candidate OJ287

We will present new results based on measurements on HCO astronomical plate archive with emphasis on early flares in 1900 and 1913 and comparison observational data with model simulations.


Pavel Bakala : Orbital motion in strongly curved spacetime: obtaining the observable signal

High frequency quasi-periodic oscillations (HF QPOs) appear in the X-ray variability of several accreting low-mass binaries. In a serie of works it was suggested that these QPOs may have connection ...


Vladimir Karas : Orbital motion in strongly curved spacetime: obtaining the observable signal


Rafal Opiela : Photometry analysis of Pi of the Sky data.

The main goal of Pi of the Sky project is looking for optical counterparts of GRBs, but a lot of collected data also consist interesting informations about many kinds of ...


Ariel Majcher : Pi of the Sky off-line experiment with GLORIA


Zdenek Stuchlik : Profiled spectral lines generated near Kerr superspinars


Stanislav Vitek : Realtime web interface for telescopes


Zdenek Stuchlik : Resonant Switch model of HF QPOs and Equations of State of neutron stars and quark stars


Martin Šunkevič : Results of ESA Ministerial Council 2012 from Czech perspective and SSA programme

At Council at ministerial level, held on 20 and 21 November 2012 in Naples, Italy, the Czech Republic increased its participation in the activities of ESA.The Czech Republic confirmed participation ...


Joern Wilms : Science with LOFT


Sergey Karpov : Search for isolated black holes - past, present, future


Matus Kocka : SNR dynamics from x-ray to ultra high energy


Michal Jakubec : Software solution for REMOTES module ecosystem


Gor Oganesyan : Statistical properties of GRBs afterglow parameters as evidence of host galaxies cosmological evolution


Robert Filgas : Testing the GRB fireball scenario with GROND

The talk describes the scientific analysis of the GRB afterglow data obtained by GROND, a seven-channel imager with four optical and three near-infrared detectors. Its unique capability to observe in ...


Joachim Trümper : The Physics of Magnetars


Robert Filgas : The PICASSO experiment - searching for dark matter

The PICASSO experiment (Project In CAnada to Search for Supersymmetric Objects) specializes in searches for cold dark matter through the direct detection of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs). It uses ...


Martin Míka : Thermal forming of Si for x-ray telescopes


Franco Giovannelli : Time delay between optical and X-ray events in X-ray/Be systems: A model for A0535+26/HDE245770


Jiří Liška : X-ray source in flare - discovery of the new eruptive dwarf


wiebke eikmann : X-ray transmission and reflection through a Compton-thick medium via Monte-Carlo simulations

The spectral shape of an X-ray source strongly depends on the amount and distribution of the surrounding material. The spectrum of a primary source which is located in an optically ...


Tobias Beuchert : X-ray Variability Study of Polar Scattered Seyfert I Galaxies

Scattered optically polarized nuclear radiation allows to state different lines of sight towards radio quiet Active Galactic Nuclei (Seyfert galaxies), assuming the Unified Model to be valid. In particular a ...


Posters


Elena Anisimova : All-Sky Monitoring system

This paper deals with design of wide-field all-sky monitor system for night sky monitoring. It will be an auxiliary unit for a robotic telescope and will independently decide whether the ...


Vladimir Karas : Beyond the standard model of the disc-line spectral profiles from black hole accretion discs - II.

We show that the characteristic double-horn profile of several radially confined (relatively narrow) accretion rings or belts could be recognised by the planned instruments onboard future satellites such as the ...


Mirjam Oertel : Coded Mask Simulations for the Hard X-Ray Imager for Mirax

Mirax-HXI will be Brazil's first astrophysical space mission onboard the Lattes satellite which will be launched 2017. The poster gives an overview of the mission and the detector setup as ...


Rene Hudec : GLORIA

GLObal Robotic-Telescope Intelligent Array (GLORIA) is briefly introduced


Rene Hudec : Jugend Forscht 2012 Competition Award Winning GRB Project

Jugend Forscht 2012 German Competition Award Winning GRB Project Search for GRB Optical transients on Bamberg Observatory Sky patrol Plates will be introduced as a picture gallery.


Markéta Sehnalová : Open Science GRB Project - Optical Transients

AS CR Open Science High School GRB Project at AI AS CR Ondrejov will be briefly presented. The idea is to use all-sky patrol images to search for bright optical ...


Rene Hudec : Open Science Student Project: Lobster Eye

AS CR Open Science Student Lobster Eye Project at AI AS CR Ondrejov will be briefly presented. The idea is to investigate crayfish and lobster eyes in detail for applications ...


Pavla Hudcová : Open Science with FRAM Telescope


Petr Skala : Scientific usability of Canon Cameras

The poster presents the possibility of use of cheap cameras for photometric and astrometric measurements. The use of such cameras have many pitfalls. The measurement of sensor linearity, noise temperature ...


Elena Anisimova : Zernike polynomials used for measurement of optical aberrations

The Zernike polynomials are a set of functions that are orthogonal over the unit circle. They express wavefront data in polynomial form. It is very useful method for describing the ...