THESEUS WORKSHOP, NAPOLI (ITALY), 5-6 Oct 2017

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A preliminary version of the program is reported below. Relatively minor changes can be expected until mid-September.

Posters contributions are listed at the bottom of the page.

 

THURSDAY October 5th
 
08:45 Registration
09:30 Welcome (Della Valle)
 
A) Mission general description
 
09:40 THESEUS proposal for M5: overview (Amati)
10:00 The Soft X-ray Imager (SXI) (O'Brien)
10:20 The X/Gamma-Ray Imaging Spectrometer (Fuschino / Campana)
10:40 The Infra-Red Telescope (IRT) (Goetz)
 
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 The On-Board Data Handling system (Tenzer)
11:45 Mission profile (GPAP / OHB Italia)
12:00 Observing strategy (Frontera)
12:15 Ground segment (Bozzo)
12:30 Prospective USA contributions (Briggs)
 
B) Exploring the Early Universe with GRBs
 
12:45 Overview (Tanvir)
 
13:05 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 First galaxies, GRBs and cosmic reionization (Ferrara)
14:15 GRBs as tracers of SFR and metallicity evolution (Vergani)
14:30 Investigating cosmic reionization with GRBs: synergy with SKA (Colafrancesco)
14:45 Synergy with ELT (Maiorano)
15:00 Synergy with ATHENA (Piro, O'Brien)
15:15 THESEUS and the GRB-cosmology (Izzo)
15:30 High redshift constraints on dark energy cosmology from the Ep,i - Eiso correlation (Piedipalumbo)
 
15:45 - 16:10 Coffee Break
 
C) Multi-messenger astrophysics
 
16:10 Overview (Stratta)
16:30 The short GRBs - GW connection (D'Avanzo)
16:45 X-ray emission from GW sources (Ciolfi)
17:00 IR emission from GW sources (Piranomonte)
17:15 VST optical follow-up of the first two gravitational waves events (Grado)
17:30 GW astrophysics: status and perspectives (Brocato)
17:45 GW detectors at the end of the '20s and beyond (Harms)
18:00 INTEGRAL results on GW signals (Mereghetti)
18:15 Short GRBs and quark deconfinement (Drago)
18:30 Binary-driven hypernovae as multimesseger astrophysical systems (Rueda)
 

FRIDAY October 6th
 
D) Observatory science
 
09:00 Time-domain astronomy: overview (Osborne)
09:20 Fast transients (Willingale)
09:35 AGNs (Giommi)
09:50 LMXRBs (Casella)
10:05 GRB science: prompt X-gamma (Nava)
10:20 GRB science: multiwavelength emission and host galaxies (Rossi)
10:35 Investigating DE  cosmologies by GRBs (Capozziello)
 
10:50 - 11:20 Coffee Break
 
11:20 Synergy with CTA (Bernardini)
11:35 THESEUS as a flexible IR observatory (Covino)
11:50 The SVOM mission (Cordier)
12:05 GPU-accelerated broadband analysis of high-frequency GRB light curves (Van Putten)
12:20 Specific examples of separatrix between the collapsar and the BdHN models of GRBs (Ruffini)
12:35 Spectral, timing and polarization study of GRB prompt emission (Basak)
12:50 On the PDS of GRB light curves (Boci / Hafizi)
 
13:05 - 14:20 Lunch
 
14:20 A Tale from GRB 160625B and Beyond (Zhang)
14:35 Early X-ray Flares in GRBs (Wang)
14:50 Numerical Simulations of Photospheric Emission from Collapsar Jets (Ito)
15:05 Accretion and outflows in accreting white dwarf binaries (de Martino)
15:20 Multidimensional simulations of pair-instability supernovae (Chardonnet)
15:35 Poster presentations


15:45-16:30 Discussion and final remarks

 

Poster contributions

On the induced gravitational collapse scenario (Becerra Bayona)

Search for properties of long Gamma Ray Bursts at high redshift (Pizzichini)