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Program of the GRB Conference 2012

Program (Status 16 Apr 2012):

Sunday – May 6, 2012
18:00 – 21:00 Welcome Reception
Monday – May 7, 2012
09:00 – 10:40 Session I: Recent results from Swift and Fermi
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Neil Gehrels
09:00
(10' + 0')
Welcome to GRB 2012 Joachim Truemper (MPE Garching)
09:10
(25' + 5')
Swift: Status and Recent Results Judith Racusin (NASA/GSFC)
09:40
(25' + 5')
Fermi LAT Status and Recent Results Frederic Piron (LUPM, Montpellier (CNRS/IN2P3))
10:10
(25' + 5')
Scientific highlights from the Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor Sheila McBreen (University College Dublin)
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Session IIa: Prompt Emission Spectroscopy
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: William Paciesas
11:00
(25' + 5')
The Fermi Era: Towards a better understanding of the GRB prompt emission Sylvain Guiriec (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
11:30
(15' + 5')
Rest-frame properties of GRBs observed by Fermi/GBM David Gruber (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics)
11:50
(15' + 5')
Bright High-Energy GRBs detected with Fermi GBM Elisabetta Bissaldi (University of Innsbruck)
12:10
(15' + 5')
Prompt spectral properties of a complete sample of Swift Gamma-Ray Bursts Lara Nava (APC Paris)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Session IIb: Prompt Emission Spectroscopy
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Julie McEnery
14:00
(25' + 5')
Theory of the Gamma-ray Burst Prompt Emission Davide Lazzati (North Carolina State University)
14:30
(15' + 5')
The Photosphere in Gamma-Ray Bursts: Lessons Learned from Fermi Felix Ryde (Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm)
14:50
(15' + 5')
Photospheric Emission in Fermi Gamma Ray Bursts Sinead McGlynn (Excellenzcluster Universe Garching)
15:10
(15' + 5')
Single- and two-component gamma-ray burst spectra in the Fermi GBM-LAT energy range Peter Veres (Pennsylvania State University)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:40 Session IIc: Prompt Emission Correlations and Temporal Properties
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Rob Preece
16:00
(15' + 5')
The Ep - Eiso relation: intrinsic GRB property or/and selection effects? Robert Mochkovitch (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (IAP))
16:20
(15' + 5')
GRBs have preferred jet opening angles and bulk Lorentz factors Gabriele Ghisellini (INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera)
16:40
(15' + 5')
On the reliability of spectral-energy correlations in GRBs Lorenzo Amati (INAF - IASF Bologna)
17:00
(15' + 5')
On The Lack of Time Dilation Signatures in Gamma-ray Burst Light Curves Daniel Kocevski (Stanford University)
17:20
(15' + 5')
Energy-dependent Spectral Lags of Fermi-GBM GRBs Suzanne Foley (University College Dublin)
Tuesday – May 8, 2012
09:00 – 10:20 Session IId: Very High-Energy Emission
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Robert Wagner
09:00
(15' + 5')
Study of emission mechanism of Gamma-Ray Bursts by the gamma-ray polarization with IKAROS-GAP Daisuke Yonetoku (Kanazawa University)
09:20
(15' + 5')
Broadband observations of GRB110731A with Fermi, Swift, GROND and MOA Johan Bregeon (INFN Pisa)
09:40
(15' + 5')
GRB observations at very high energies with the MAGIC telescopes Markus Garczarczyk (IAC)
10:00
(15' + 5')
Multi-GeV lightcurves: possible hints for the emission mechanism Katsuaki Asano (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
10:20 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Session IIIa: Afterglow Theory
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Frederic Daigne
11:00
(25' + 5')
Scaling Properties of Afterglow Radiation Andrew MacFadyen (New York University)
11:30
(15' + 5')
Multidimensional numerical simulations in the afterglow phase Alkiviadis Vlasis (KU Leuven)
11:50
(15' + 5')
Relativistic MHD Simulations of Magnetic Fields in Jets of GRBs Gustavo Rocha da Silva (Universidade de São Paulo)
12:10
(15' + 5')
Simulations of GRB Jets in a Stratified External Medium: Dynamics, Afterglow Lightcurves, Jet Breaks and Radio Calorimetry Fabio De Colle (University of California at Santa Cruz)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Session IIIb: Afterglow Observations
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Jochen Greiner
14:00
(25' + 5')
Observational Aspects of Gamma-ray Burst Afterglows Thomas Kruehler (Dark Cosmology Center)
14:30
(15' + 5')
Probing GRB afterglows with deep linear and circular polarimetry Klaas Wiersema (University of Leicester)
14:50
(15' + 5')
An intrinsic correlation between GRB optical/UV afterglow brightness and decay rate Samantha Oates (Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London (MSSL-UCL))
15:10
(15' + 5')
The prompt-afterglow connection in Gamma-Ray Bursts: a comprehensive statistical analysis of Swift X-ray light-curves Raffaella Margutti (Harvard University)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:10 Session IIIc: Afterglow Observations
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Sylvio Klose
16:00
(25' + 5')
Gamma-ray burst afterglows as probes of the ISM Patricia Schady (MPE Garching)
16:30
(15' + 5')
Origin of the X-ray absorption in GRBs Darach Watson (Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute)
16:50
(15' + 5')
Short GRB Broad-band Afterglow Observations: Beaming, Densities and Energetics Wen-fai Fong (Harvard University)
17:10 – 17:40 Special Session on GRB120422A
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Jochen Greiner
Presentations not yet defined
Wednesday – May 9, 2012
09:00 – 10:30 Session IVa: GRBs as Probes of the Early Universe
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Nobuyuki Kawai
09:00
(25' + 5')
High-redshift Gamma-ray Burst Afterglows Nial Tanvir (University of Leicester)
09:30
(15' + 5')
GRBs as standard candles indicated by pulse spectral evolution Rupal Basak (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai)
09:50
(15' + 5')
Difficulties in using GRBs as Standard Candles Adam Goldstein (University of Alabama in Huntsville)
10:10
(15' + 5')
Galaxy counterparts of high-z sub-DLAs/DLAs towards GRBs Steve Schulze (University of Iceland)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Session IVb: GRBs as Probes of the Early Universe
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Dieter Hartmann
11:00
(25' + 5')
Gamma-ray Bursts as Probes of the First Stars Volker Bromm (University of Texas at Austin)
11:30
(15' + 5')
Pop III GRBs: constraints on the event rate for future surveys Rafael S. de Souza (University of Sao Paulo/Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics)
11:50
(15' + 5')
The long gamma-ray burst rate and the correlation with host galaxy properties Jonathan Elliott (MPE)
12:10
(15' + 5')
Probing Cosmic Radiation Fields and Magnetic Fields in the Reionization Epoch with Hard X-rays and MeV-GeV Gamma Rays from High-z GRBs Susumu Inoue (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 18:00 Free Afternoon
Thursday – May 10, 2012
09:00 – 10:40 Session Va: Progenitors of Long Duration Bursts
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Chryssa Kouveliotou
09:00
(25' + 5')
The supernovae of gamma-ray bursts David Bersier (Liverpool John Moores University)
09:30
(25' + 5')
Collapsar and Magnetar Models for Long-Duration Gamma-Ray Bursts Shigehiro Nagataki (YITP, Kyoto University)
10:00
(15' + 5')
Binary Progenitors for Long-Duration Gamma-Ray Bursts Philipp Podsiadlowski (University of Oxford)
10:20
(15' + 5')
Long gamma-ray bursts from interacting binaries Ross Church (Lund)
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Session Vb: Progenitors of Short Duration Bursts
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Arne Rau
11:00
(25' + 5')
The multi-messenger picture of compact binary mergers Stephan Rosswog (Jacobs University Bremen)
11:30
(15' + 5')
Energy injection in short GRBs and the role of magnetars Paul O\'Brien (University of Leicester)
11:50
(15' + 5')
Model of the extended emission of short gamma-ray bursts Alexei Pozanenko (Space Research Institute)
12:10
(15' + 5')
Poster Prize Session Arne Rau (MPE Garching)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:10 Session Vc: Central Engine Physics
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Davide Lazzati
14:00
(25' + 5')
GRB central engine, jet formation and propagation Ehud Nakar (Tel Aviv University)
14:30
(15' + 5')
Constraints to the GRB central engine from jet penetrability to massive stars Hiroki Nagakura (Kyoto University)
14:50
(15' + 5')
Unveiling long lasting central engine activity with Optical-NIR afterglows Marco Nardini (Università degli studi Milano-Bicocca)
15:10 – 15:40 Coffee Break
15:40 – 17:25 Session VI: History and Future Instrumentation
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Valentin Pal'shin
15:40
(12' + 3')
The Initial Gamma Ray Transient Studies Thomas Cline (Goddard Emeritus)
15:55
(12' + 3')
The History and Legacy of BATSE Gerald Fishman (NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center)
16:10
(12' + 3')
The Interplanetary Network Database Kevin Hurley (UC Berkeley)
16:25
(12' + 3')
Cosmic gamma-ray bursts studies with Ioffe Institute Konus experiments Rafail Aptekar (Ioffe Physical Technical Institute)
16:40
(12' + 3')
GRB experiments on-board of "Lomonosov" satellite Anatoli Iyudin (Moscow State University, Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics)
16:55
(12' + 3')
Observing transients with LOFAR and AARTFAAC Antonia Rowlinson (University of Amsterdam)
17:10
(12' + 3')
Hunting for Gamma Ray Bursts with Pi of the Sky telescopes in Chile and Spain Malgorzata Siudek (Center for Theoretical Physics PAS)
19:00 – 21:00 Conference Dinner
Friday – May 11, 2012
09:00 – 10:40 Session VII: Grav. Waves, Neutrinos, Cosmic Rays and UHE Emission
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Szabolcs Marka
09:00
(25' + 5')
GRBs at Neutrino Telescopes Markus Ahlers (UW Madison)
09:30
(15' + 5')
Neutrinos from GRBs, and the connection to gamma-ray observations Philipp Baerwald (Universität Würzburg)
09:50
(25' + 5')
Gravitational Waves and Gamma-Ray Bursts Alessandra Corsi (Caltech)
10:20
(15' + 5')
The Swift short gamma-ray burst rate density: implications for detecting neutron star mergers by ALIGO David Coward (University of Western Australia)
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:40 Session VIII: Host Galaxies
Plenary Session (Festsaal) – Chair: Sandra Savaglio
11:00
(25' + 5')
TOUGH: Observational Aspects of Gamma-ray Burst Host Galaxies Jens Hjorth (Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen)
11:30
(25' + 5')
Gamma-ray Burst Host Galaxies as Probes of Galaxy Formation and Evolution Emily Levesque (University of Colorado at Boulder)
12:00
(15' + 5')
The Host Galaxies of Dust-Obscured Gamma-Ray Bursts Daniel Perley (Caltech)
12:20
(15' + 5')
The Italian-French X-shooter GRB host program: status and updates Susanna Vergani (INAF-OAB)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 18:00 Adjourn
Poster Sessions
  P-II: Prompt and High-Energy Emission Miller Room
P-II-2 Searching For Low Energy Deviations In GRB Spectra With GBM D. Tierney [1], S. McBreen [1], R. Preece [2], G. Fitzpatrick [1] on behalf of the GBM Team ([1] University College Dublin, [2] University of Alabama in Huntsville)
P-II-3 Search for extended emission in Fermi/GBM GRBs G. Fitzpatrick [1], V. Connaughton [2], S. McBreen [1] ([1] University College Dublin, [2] Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research, University of Alabama in Huntsville)
P-II-4 A Study of Gamma-Ray Bursts with extended emission observed with BATSE Z. Funda Bostanci, Yuki Kaneko, Ersin Gogus (Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Sabancı University)
P-II-5 GRB Spectral Lags in The Source Frame: An Investigation of Fermi-GBM Bursts E. Sonbas [1], T.N. Ukwatta [2], K.S. Dhuga [3], A. Shenoy [3], N. Bhat [4], C. Dermer [5], J. Hakkila [6], G. Maclachlan [3] , N. Gehrels [7], L.C. Maximon [3], W. C. Parke [3] ([1] Adiyaman Univ., [2] Michigan State University, [3] George Washington Univ., [4] NASA-MSFC, [5] Naval Research Laboratory, [6] Univ. of Charleston, [7] NASA-GSFC)
P-II-6 On External Shock Model to Explain GeV Emission in GRB090926A Nissim Fraija, Rodrigo Sacahui, Magdalena Gonzalez and Willian Lee (Astronomy Institute)
P-II-7 Radiation from accelerated particles in shocks and reconnections K.-I. Nishikawa, E. J. Choi, K. W. Min, J. Niemiec, B. Zhang, P. Hardee, Y. Mizuno, M. Medvedev, A. Nordlund, J. T. Frederiksen, H. Sol, M. Pohl, D. H. Hartmann, & G. J. Fishman (UAH)
P-II-8 The IPN Supplement to the Fermi GBM 2-year Catalog K. Hurley [1], V. Pal'shin [2], M. Briggs, V. Connaughton, C. Meegan [3], S.Golenetskii, R. Aptekar, E. Mazets, D. Frederiks [2], I. G. Mitrofanov, D. Golovin, M. L. Litvak, A. B. Sanin [4], W. Boynton, C. Fellows, K. Harshman, R. Starr [5], D. M. Smith [6], W. Hajdas [7], A. Rau, X. Zhang, A. von Kienlin [8], K. Yamaoka [9], M. Ohno, Y. Fukazawa [10], T. Takahashi [11], M., Tashiro [12], Y. Terada [13], T. Murakami [14], K. Makishima [15], S. Barthelmy, J. Cummings, N. Gehrels, H. Krimm, D. Palmer, T. Cline [16], J. Goldsten [17], E. Del Monte, M. Feroci [18], M. Marisaldi [19] ([1] UC Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory, [2] Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, [3] CSPAR, UAH, [4] IKI, [5] Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Univ. of Arizona, [6] UCSC SCIPP, [7] Paul Scherrer Institute, [8] MPI, [9] Aoyama Gakuin University, ...)
P-II-9 The observation of Gamma Ray Bursts with AGILE E. Del Monte on behalf of the AGILE team (INAF IAPS)
P-II-10 The Fermi GBM Gamma-Ray Burst Catalog: Years Three & Four Andreas von Kienlin [1], Charles A .Meegan [2] and William S. Paciesas [3] on behalf of the Fermi GBM team ([1] MPE Garching, [2] Universities Space Research Association, Huntsville, [3] Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research, University of Alabama in Huntsville)
P-II-11 Simulation of high energy emission from gamma-ray bursts and other astronomical sources Houri Ziaeepour (MPE Garching)
P-II-12 Minimum Variability Time Scales of Long and Short GRBs G. A. MacLachlan [1], A. Shenoy [2], E. Sonbas [2,3], K. S. Dhuga [1], B. Cobb [1], T. N. Ukwatta [1,2,4], D. C. Morris [1,2,5], A. Eskandarian [1], L. C. Maximon [1], W. C. Parke [1] ([1] Department of Physics, The George Washington University, [2] NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, [3] University of Adiyaman, [4] Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, [5] Department of Physics, University of Virgin Islands)
P-II-13 Average Power Density Spectrum of long GRBs in the Swift Era C. Guidorzi [1], R. Margutti [2], L. Amati [3], S. Campana [4], M. Orlandini [3], P. Romano [5], M. Stamatikos [6], G. Tagliaferri [4] ([1] University of Ferrara, [2] Harvard Univ, [3] INAF-IASF(Bologna), [4] INAF-OAB, [5] INAF-IASF(Palermo), [6] NASA-GSFC)
P-II-14 GRBs in the comoving frame: the link between the jet opening angle and the bulk Lorentz factor and the interpretation of the spectral-energy correlations. G. Ghirlanda (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera)
P-II-15 Search for untriggered GRBs in GBM data D. Gruber on behalf of the GBM team. (Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics)
P-II-16 Monte Carlo Simulation of Thermal Radiation from Relativistic Media Sanshiro Shibata [1], Nozomu Tominaga [1,2] ([1] Konan University, [2] IPMU)
P-II-17 Searching for galactic sources in the Swift GRB catalog J.C. Tello [1], A.J. Castro-Tirado [1], J. Gorosabel [1], D. P'erez-Ram'irez [2], S. Guziy [3], P. Veres [4,5], Z. Bagoly [4] ([1] Instituto de Astrof'isica de Andaluc'ia (I.A.A.-C.S.I.C.), [2] Universidad de Ja'en, Campus Las Lagunillas, [3] Nikolaev National University )
P-II-18 Boolean Factor Analysis of Swift GRB Data Z. Bagoly [1], L. G. Balázs [2], I. Horváth [3], J. Kóbori [1], D. Szécsi [1] ([1] Eötvös University, Budapest, [2] Konkoly Observatory, Budapest, [3] Bolyai Military University, Budapest)
P-II-19 GRB 080407: an ultra-long burst discovered by the IPN V. Pal'shin [1], K. Hurley [2], J. Goldsten [3], I. G. Mitrofanov [4], W. Boynton [5], A. von Kienlin [6], J. Cummings [7], M. Feroci [8], R. Aptekar [1], D. Frederiks [1], S. Golenetskii [1], E. Mazets [1], D. Svinkin [1], D. Golovin [4], M. L. Litvak [4], A. B. Sanin [4], C. Fellows [5], K. Harshman [5], R. Starr [5], A. Rau [6], V. Savchenko [6], X. Zhang [6], S. Barthelmy [7], N. Gehrels [7], H. Krimm [7], D. Palmer [7], E. Del Monte [8], M. Marisaldi [8] ([1] for the Konus-Wind team, [2] for the IPN, [3] for the MESSENGER GRNS team, [4] for the HEND Mars Odyssey team, [5] for the GRS Mars Odyssey team, [6] for the INTEGRAL SPI-ACS team, [7] for the Swift BAT team, [8] for the SuperAGILE and AGILE MCAL teams)
P-II-20 Where is the photospheric emission in GRBs ? R. Hascoet, F. Daigne and R. Mochkovitch (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)
P-II-21 The proto-black hole concept in GRB 101023 and its possible extension to GRB 110709B. A.V. Penacchioni [1]; R. Ruffini [2,3], C.L. Bianco [2,3], L. Izzo [2], M. Muccino [2], G. Pisani [1] ([1] Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate IRAP PhD. Student, [2] Dip. di Fisica, Sapienza Università di Roma and ICRA, [3] ICRANet)
P-II-22 Needs for a new GRB classification following the fireshell model: "genuine short", "disguised short" and "long" GRBs C.L. Bianco [1,2], M.G. Bernardini [3,2], L. Caito [1,2], G. De Barros [1,2], L. Izzo [1,2], M. Muccino [1,2], B. Patricelli [5,1,2], A.V. Penacchioni [4,1,2], G.B. Pisani [4,1,2], R. Ruffini [1,2,6] ([1] Dipartimento di Fisica and ICRA, Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza", [2] ICRANet, [3] Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera, [4] Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate IRAP PhD. Student, [5] Astronomy Institute - UNAM, [6] ICRANet, Universite\' de Nice Sophia Antipolis)
P-II-23 Canonical GRBs: the long, the disguised short and the short, and their cosmic distances. R. Ruffini [1,2,6], M.G. Bernardini [3,2], C.L. Bianco [1,2], L. Caito [1,2], G. De Barros [1,2], L. Izzo [1,2], M. Muccino [1,2], B. Patricelli [5,1,2], A.V. Penacchioni [4,1,2], G.B. Pisani [4,1,2], I. Siutsou [2], G. Vereshchagin [2] ([1] Dipartimento di Fisica and ICRA, Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza", [2] ICRANet, [3] Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera, [4] Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate IRAP PhD. Student, [5] Astronomy Institute - UNAM, [6] ICRANet, Universite' de Nice Sophia Antipolis )
P-II-24 The Fermi GBM Gamma-Ray Burst Spectral Catalog: The First Two Years Adam Goldstein, J. Michael Burgess, Rob D. Preece (University of Alabama in Huntsville)
P-II-25 Classification of Fermi and Swift GRBs. I. Horvath, L.G. Balazs, J. Hakkila, Z. Bagoly, et al. (Konkoly Observatory, Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences)
P-II-26 Evidence for the observation of the first genuine short GRB and theoretical inference of its cosmological redshift. Marco Muccino [1], Remo Ruffini [1,2], Carlo Luciano Bianco [2], Luca Izzo [1,2], Ana Virginia Penacchioni [1] ([1] ICRANet and Sapienza University of Rome, [2] ICRANet - International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics Network)
P-II-28 Curvature Effects in GRBs A. Shenoy [1], E. Sonbas [2,3], C. Dermer [5], L. C. Maximon [1], J. Hakkila [6], P. N. Bhat [7], K.S. Dhuga [1], T. N. Ukwatta [1,2,4], G. A. MacLachlan [1], W. C. Parke [1] ([1] Department of Physics, The George Washington University, [2] NASA Goddard Space Flight Center [III] University of Adiyaman, [IV] Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, [V] Naval Research Laboratory, [VI] College of Charleston, [VII] University of Alabama, Huntsville)
P-II-29 Fermi-LAT Stacking Analysis of Swift-XRT Localized GRBs Daniel Kocevski (Stanford University)
P-II-30 Evidence of Deterministic Components in the Apparent Randomness of GRBs: Clues of a Chaotic Dynamic Giuseppe Greco (INAF-Bologna Astronomical Observatory)
P-II-31 Background fitting of Fermi gamma-ray burst 091030613 Dorottya Szécsi [1], Zsolt Bagoly [1,2], István Horváth [2], Lajos G. Balázs [3], Péter Veres [1,2,3], Attila Mészáros [4] ([1] Eötvös University, Budapest, [2] Bolyai Military University, Budapest, [3] Konkoly Observatory, Budapest, [4] Charles University, Prague)
P-II-32 Short X-ray Transients detected by MAXI/GSC N. Kawai [1], T. Toizumi [1], M. Morii [1], R. Usui [1], M. Serino [2], T. Mihara [2], M. Matsuoka [2], M. Sugizaki [2], A. Yoshida [3] and the MAXI Team ([1] Tokyo Tech, [2] RIKEN, [3] AGU)
P-II-33 Constraints on the optical precursor to the naked-eye burst GRB080319B from 'Pi of the Sky' observations L. W. Piotrowski et al. (Pi of the Sky Collaboration) (Universty of Warsaw)
  P-III: Afterglow Emission Seidl Room
P-III-1 Statistical Connection between the prompt and X-ray afterglow emission of Swift detected GRBs D. Grupe (PSU)
P-III-2 Jet model fits to GRB light curves David N. Burrows [1], Binbin Zhang [1], Hendrik van Eerten [2], Andrew MacFadyen [2] ([1] Penn State University, [2] New York University)
P-III-3 Afterglow emission in the context of an “one-zone” radiation-acceleration model M. Petropoulou [1], A. Mastichiadis [1], T. Piran [2] ([1] National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Physics, [2] Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
P-III-4 GRB100814A - a member of the growing set of bursts with sudden optical rebrightening Massimiliano De Pasquale (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
P-III-5 Comparing the physical parameters of the intermediate and long GRB optical afterglows J. Kóbori, Z. Bagoly, I. Horváth, L. Balázs, D. Szécsi (Eötvös University, Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences)
P-III-6 A universal scaling for short and long gamma-ray bursts: EX,iso-Eγ,iso-Epk Maria Grazia Bernardini [1], Raffaella Margutti [2], Elena Zaninoni [1,3], Guido Chincarini [1] ([1] INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera, [2] Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, [3] University of Padova, Physics & Astronomy Dept. Galileo Galilei)
P-III-7 A complete sample of bright long GRBs discovered by Swift G. Tagliaferri et al. (INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera)
P-III-8 The strong MgII absorbers mystery: a complete statistical sample A. Cucchiara et al. (UCSC/UCO Lick)
P-III-9 Identifying the Location in the Host Galaxy from a Short GRB 111117A by the Chandra Sub-arcsecond Position T. Sakamoto [1,2,3], E. Troja [2,4], K. Aoki [5], P. D’Avanzo [6], J. Gorosabel [8], S. Guiriec [2,4], K.Y. Huang [10], M. Im [11], Y. Jeon [11], G. Leloudas [7], A. Melandri [6], R. Sanchez Ramirez [7], A. de Ugarte Postigo [7], Y. Urata [9], D. Xu [12], S. Barthelmy [2], A. Fruchter [13], N. Gehrels [2], N. Kawai [14], J. Norris [15], C.C. Thoene [8], J. Racusin [2] ([1] CRESST, [2] NASA/GSFC, [3] UMBC, [4] ORAU, [5] NAOJ, [6] INAF-OAB, [7] Dark/NBI, [8] IAA-CSIC, [9] NCU, [10] ASIAA, [11] CEOU/SNU, [12] WIS/NAOC, [13] STScI, [14] Titech, [15] BSU)
P-III-10 The propagation of relativistic jets triggered by tidal disruption of stars in quiescent supermassive black holes Fabio De Colle, James Guillochon, Jill Naiman, Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz (UCSC)
P-III-11 A Statistic Study on Temporal Evolution of Gamma-ray Burst Afterglows K.Y. Huang [1], C.K. Chiu [2], Y. Urata [3] ([1] ASIAA, Taiwan, [2] NCU, Taiwan)
P-III-12 Searching for late-time hard X-ray emission of Swift GRBs N. Ohmori [1], T. Sakamoto [2], M. Yamauchi [1] ([1] Univ. of Miyazaki, [2] GSFC/UMBC)
P-III-13 Energetic Fermi/LAT GRB100414A: Energetic and Correlations Yuji Urata [1], Kuiyun Huang [2], Kazutaka Yamaoka [3],Patrick P. Tsai [1], Makoto S. Tashiro [4] ([1] NCU, [2] ASIAA, [3] Aoyama Gakuin Univ., [4] Saitama Univ.)
P-III-14 Optical Afterglows and IGM Attenuation Jure Japelj, Andreja Gomboc, Drejc Kopač (University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Slovenia)
P-III-15 Late-time observations of the X-ray afterglow of GRB 060729 D. Grupe [1], D. Burrows [1], X.F. Wu [2], B. Zhang [3], G. Garmire [1] ([1] PSU, [2] Nanjing Univ., [3] UNLV)
P-III-16 X-ray flares in Short GRBs R. Margutti (Harvard University)
  P-IV: Probes of the Early Universe Seidl Room
P-IV-1 Are GRBs standard Candles? Maryam Arabsalmani, Dipankar Bhattacharya (IUCAA)
P-IV-2 Search for properties of Gamma-Ray Bursts at known large redshifts G. Pizzichini (INAF/IASF Bologna)
P-IV-3 The mystery of the missing GRB redshifts David Coward [1], Eric Howell [1], Tsvi Piran [2], Marica Branchesi [3], Dafne Guetta [4], Cadia Kannan [5] ([1] School of Physics, University of Western Australia, [2] Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University, [3] DiSBeF - Universita degli Studi di Urbino `Carlo Bo', [4] Department of Physics and Optical Engineering, ORT Braude, [5] Observatoire de la Cote dAzur)
P-IV-4 A Significant Problem With Using the Amati Relation for cosmological Purposes Andrew C. Collazzi [1], Bradley E. Schaefer [2], Adam Goldstein [3], Robert D. Preece [3] ([1] NASA/ORAU, [2] Louisiana State University, [3] The University of Alabama at Huntsville)
P-IV-5 Clustering of galaxies near GRB afterglows V. Sudilovsky[1] J. Greiner[1], A. Rau[1], M. Salvato[1], S. Vergani[2], S. Savaglio[1] ([1] MPE Garching, [2] INAF-OAB)
P-IV-6 Probing the Cosmic Gamma-Ray Burst Rate in the Swift Era Amy Lien [1,5], Takanori Sakamoto [1,2], Neil Gehrels [1], Carlo Graziani [3], David Palmer [4] ([1] NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, [2] CRESST/UMBC, [3] U. of Chicago, [4] Los Alamos National Lab, [5] ORAU)
P-IV-7 Stellar black holes at the dawn of the Universe Felix Mirabel (CEA-France & CONICET-Argentina)
P-IV-8 An investigation of the impact of selection and instrumental effects on the observed Ep,i - Eiso correlation S. Dichiara (1), L. Amati (2) ((1) University of Ferrara, (2) INAF - IASF Bologna, Italy)
  P-V: Progenitors and Central Engine Physics Seidl Room
P-V-1 Natal kicks of stellar-mass black holes Melvyn B. Davies [1], Serena Repetto [1], Steinn Sigurdsson [2] ([1] Lund Observatory, [2] Penn State University)
P-V-2 Chemical properties of long gamma-ray bursts progenitors in cosmological simulations L. J. Pellizza [1,2], M. C. Artale [1,2] & P. B. Tissera [1,2] ([1] Instituto de Astronomía y Física del Espacio, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, [2] Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Argentina)
P-V-3 LGRBs beaming features and SNIb/c connection in the light of the Second Swift BAT Catalog Chadia Kanaan (University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis & Observatoire de la Cote d’Azur & Laboratoire Lagrange, UMR 7293, BP 4229, F-06304, Nice Cedex 4, France)
P-V-4 Late-time light curves of GRB associated supernovae Kuntal Misra, Andrew S. Fruchter (Space Telescope Science Institute)
P-V-6 Mass transfer in compact binaries Alexey Bobrick, Melvyn Davies, Ross Church (Lund Observatory)
P-V-7 Unusual Central Engine Activity in the Double Burst GRB 110709B Binbin Zhang, David N. Burrows (Penn State University)
P-V-8 Magnetorotational supernovae and gamma-ray bursts. S.G.Moiseenko, G.S.Bisnovatyi-Kogan (Space Research Institute, Moscow, Russia)
P-V-9 Metallicity effects on the cosmic SNIb/c and GRB rates V. Grieco (1), F. Matteucci (1) (2), G. Meynet (3), F. Longo (1), M. Della Valle (4), R. Salvaterra (5) ((1) Dipartimento di Fisica, Sezione di Astronomia, Università di Trieste, via G.B. Tiepolo 11, I-34131, Trieste, Italy (2) I.N.A.F. Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste, via G.B. Tiepolo 11, I-34131, Trieste, Italy (3) Observatory of the University of Geneva, CH1290 Versoix, Switzerland (4) I.N.A.F. Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte, Salita Moiariello, 16, 801313, Napoli, Italy (5) I.N.A.F. IASF-Milano, via Bassini 15, I-20133,Milano,Italy)
  P-VI: History and Future Instrumentation Lenbach Room
P-VI-1 The HAWC experiment and its sensitivity to gamma-ray bursts D. Zaborov, for the HAWC collaboration (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
P-VI-2 The UFFO Pathfinder mission on Lomonosov for fast GRB X-ray and optical location P.H.Connell [1], V.Reglero [1], et.al., Il Park [2], et.al. ([1] University of Valencia, [2] EWHA Womans University, Seoul)
P-VI-3 The Ultra-Fast Flash Observatory Program : Pathfinder and Beyond B. Grossan [1,2], I. H. Park [3,] , A. J. Castro-Tirado [4], P. Chen [5], P. Connell [6], S. Dagoret-Campagne [7], C. Eyles [6], A. Iyudin [1], J. Jeon [3], S. Jeong [3], A. Jung [3], J. Karczmarczyk [8], J. Kim [3], S. H. Kim [9], J. Lee [3], H. Lim [10], E. Linder [4], T. Liu [5], Alfred Ming-huey [5], G. Na [3], J. W. Nam [5], Vladilav Osdedlo [1], M. Panasyuk [1], V. Reglero [6], J. Ripa [10], G. Smoot [1,10,11], J Szabelski [8], J. E. Suh [3], U. Seljak [10], S. Svertilov [1], C. De La Taille [7], N. Vedenkin [12], J. Yang [10], I. Yashin [12] ([1] Extreme Universe Lab., Moscow State University , [2] UC Berkeley Space Sciences Lab., [3] Research Center for MEMS Space Telescope, Ewha Womans Univ. , [4] Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia, [5] Leung Center for Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics, National Taiwan University, [6] Univ. of Valencia, [7] Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire, Univ. de Paris Sud - 11 , [8] Andrzej Soltan Institute for Nuclear Science Cosmic Ray Lab. , [9] Yonsei Univ., [10] Institute for the Early Universe, Ewha Womans Univ., [11] Univ. California, Berkeley)
P-VI-4 The investigation of Gamma Ray Bursts with the Large Observatory for x-ray Timing (LOFT) E. Del Monte [1], L. Amati [2] on behalf of the LOFT team ([1] INAF IAPS Roma, [2] INAF IASF Bologna)
P-VI-5 Study of Saturn's Ring System Observed from National Observatory, Nepal U. R. Shrestha [1], B. Aryal [1,2] ([1] Central Department of Physics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal [2] Institute of Astro and Particle Physics, Innsbruck University, Austria)
  P-VII: Grav. Waves, Neutrinos, Cosmic Rays and UHE Emission Lenbach Room
P-VII-1 Could we expect Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays from Centaurus A? Nissim fraija, Magdalena Gonzalez, Sarira Sahu, Antonio Marinelli, Miguel Perez (Astronomy Institute)
P-VII-2 Neutrinos and Gamma Rays from the First Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays in the Universe Susumu Inoue [1], Ruo-Yu Liu [2], Xiang-Yu Wang [2], Felix Aharonian [3,4] ([1] ICRR, U. Tokyo, [2] Nanjing U., [3] MPIK, [4] Dublin IAS)
P-VII-3 Gamma Ray Burst Cosmology with Gravitational Waves Xihao Deng (The Pennsylvania State University)
P-VII-4 Searching for gravitational waves associated with gamma-ray bursts using the LIGO/Virgo network Michal Was for the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration (Albert Einstein Institute - Hannover)
P-VII-5 Recent IceCube Results from Searches for Transient Neutrino Sources A. Homeier for the IceCube Collaboration (Universität Bonn)
  P-VIII: Host Galaxies Lenbach Room
P-VIII-1 The host galaxies of short bursts A. Nicuesa Guelbenzu, S. Klose, J. Greiner et al. (Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg)
P-VIII-2 GRB 100206A: The first short GRB associated with recent star-formation? Daniel Perley (Caltech)
P-VIII-4 The Redshift Distribution of the TOUGH sample Palli Jakobsson (University of Iceland)
P-VIII-5 The host galaxies of dark bursts S. Klose et al. (Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg)
P-VIII-6 The Herschel view of dust in GRB host galaxies Leslie Hunt (INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri)
Updated 22 March 2013
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