Programme for the Kick-off Meeting of the Research Unit

"Magnetisation of Interstellar and Intergalactic Media"

Kloster Irsee, 3-6 October 2010

Sunday, October 3

Time Programme Speaker
19:00 DINNER

Monday, October 4

Time Programme Speaker
09:00-09:10 Welcome Ulrich Klein
09:10-10:00 Ubiquitous magnetic fields Ulrich Klein
10:00-10:30 Magnetic fields in the Milky Way Wolfgang Reich
10:30-11:00 Magnetic fields in spiral galaxies Rainer Beck/Ralf-Jürgen Dettmar
11:30-12:00 Magnetisation of the IGM Ulrich Klein
12:00-12:15 GMRT observations of Cyg X-3 Amrita Purkayastha
12:15-12:30 Radio galaxies in dense environments Charlotte Sobey
14:00-14:45 RM synthesis: application to galaxies George Heald
14:45-15:15 Dynamo models of galaxies with winds Detlef Elstner
15:15-15:45 Galaxy groups and the amplification of intergalactic magnetic fields Dominik Bomans
15.45-16:00 The search for halo streams around galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Arpad Miskolczi
16:30-16:45 Faraday depths of compact array calibration sources Carlos Sotomayor
16:45-17:00 Low radio frequency spectral properties of milliJy radio sources Alice di Vincenzo
17:00-17:30 Magnetic fields in galaxy clusters Marcus Brüggen
17:30-18:00 Radio relics and halos Matthias Hoeft
18:00-18:30 MKSPs: LOFAR & SKA Rainer Beck

Tuesday, October 5

Time Programme Speaker
09:00-09:45 LOFAR James Anderson
09:45-10:30 LOFAR imaging pipeline cookbook Francesco de Gasperin
10:30-11:00 RM synthesis and magnetic field statistics Torsten Enßlin
11:30-12:00 Commissioning and pilot observations Rainer Beck/James Anderson
12:00-12:20 The radio jets of the Microquasar SS 433 Michael Bell
12:20-12:40 Magnetic field in the intra-cluster medium from radio observations Annalisa Bonafede
14:20-14:50 The structure of the large-scale Galactic magnetic field from pulsar rotation measures Aristeidis Noutsos
14:50-15:10 The Galactic magnetic field modelled from synchrotron emission and extragalactic RMs Xiaohui Sun
15:10-15:25 Statistical spectral properties of radio halos in galaxy clusters and ionospheric effects on low-frequency radio observations Monica Trasatti
15:25-15:45 Cosmic-Ray Driven Dynamo in Galactic Disks Michael Hanasz
16:15-17:05 MHD - just to remind you Harald Lesch
17:05-17:35 Ionospheric effects on imaging and polarization Christopher Watts
17:35-18:05 A new axis on the parameter space: wide-field VLBI Enno Middelberg
18:05-18:25 Chaotic motions and turbulence in the simulated intra-cluster medium Franco Vazza
20:30 Business Meeting All PIs  Cols

Wednesday, October 6

Time Programme Speaker
08:15-09:00 Cosmological simulations of galaxy clusters Klaus Dolag
09:00-09:20 Multichannel polarimetry of M31 at 2.6GHz David Mulcahy
09:20-09:40 Ultrafast radio flashes from air showers Andreas Horneffer
09:40-10:00 Galactic winds, magnetic fields and dynamo action in spiral galaxies Marita Krause
10:30-10:50 Detecting radio recombination lines in LOFAR imaging data René Gießübel
10:50-11:10 SPMHD Simulations - a call for additional physics Federico Stasyszyn
11:10-11:30 LOFAR KSP commissioning data Björn Adebahr
11:30-11:40 Concluding remarks Ralf-Jürgen Dettmar
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