Monday, November 15, 2004

Basic Plasma/Spectroscopic Diagnostics
9:00-9:10 a.m. Welcoming Message from Charles Alcock, CfA Director
9:10- 9:30 a.m. Jelle Kaastra: Rolf Mewe -- A Career Devoted to X-ray Spectroscopy Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
9:30- 9:50 a.m. John Raymond: X-ray Diagnostics of Astrophysical Plasmas Abstract Talk (PDF)
9:50-10:20 a.m. Francis Robicheaux: A Primer on Atomic Theory Calculations (For X-ray Astrophysicists) Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
11:00-11:30 p.m. Wilt Sanders: Overview of Existing and Planned X-ray Missions Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
11:30-12:00 p.m. Martin Laming: Open Issues Concerning Ionization Abstract
2:00- 2:30 p.m. Delphine Porquet: The He-Like Triplet Ratios as Powerful Plasma Diagnostic Tools Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
2:30- 3:00 p.m. Ming Feng Gu: Recent Theoretical Developments on Atomic Data for Fe L-Shell Ions Abstract Talk (PDF)
3:00- 3:30 p.m. Greg Brown: Laboratory Studies of X-ray Emission fom Fe L-Shell Transitions and their Diagnostic Utility Abstract
4:00- 4:30 p.m. Chris Mauche: Fe L-Shell Density Diagnostics in Theory and Practice Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
4:30- 4:50 p.m. Loic Chevallier: X-ray diagnostics with full radiative transfer (ALI method) Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
 4:50- 5:20 p.m. Cara Rakowski: X-ray Diagnostics of Ionizing Plasmas in Collisionless Shocks Abstract Talk (PDF)
 5:20- 5:40 p.m. Q. Daniel Wang: Diffuse hot gas under X-ray absorption line spectroscopy Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)


Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Atomic Processes: Basics and Application;
Afternoon Focus on Inner-shell transitions

9:00- 9:30 a.m. Vasili Kharchenko: Charge-Exchange Mechanism of X-ray Emission Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
9:30- 9:50 a.m. Dennis Bodewits: Probing the Interaction Between Comets and The Solar Wind Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
9:50-10:10 a.m. Julia Lee: Can We Determine the Grain Composition of the Interstellar Medium with Astro E2 ? Abstract
10:10-10:30 a.m. Kevin Fournier: Application of Laboratory Experiments and Atomic Physics Modeling to Astrophysical Observations Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
11:00-11:30 a.m. Nigel Badnell: DR, Photoionization and Opacities Abstract Talk (PDF)
11:30-12:10 p.m. Daniel Savin: Ionization and Recombination with Electrons: Laboratory Measurements and Observational Consequences Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
1:30- 2:00 p.m. Tom Gorczyca: Production and Decay of Atomic Inner-Shell Vacancy States Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
 2:00- 2:30 p.m. Patrick Palmeri: Photoionization Modeling: the K Lines and Edges of Iron Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
 2:30- 3:00 p.m. Peter Beiersdorfer: Laboratory Studies of the Fe K-Shell Emission Abstract
3:30- 4:00 p.m. Duane Liedahl: The K Spectrum of Iron L-Shell Ions in Photoionized Plasmas Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
4:00- 4:20 p.m. Verne Jacobs: K-alpha Emission Spectra from Non-Equilibrium Ionizing Plasmas Abstract Talk (PDF)
4:20- 4:40 p.m. Agata Rozanska: Compton scattering of fluorescent Fe K line profiles Abstract
4:40- 5:00 p.m. Jacco Vink: High Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy of SN 1006 Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
5:00- 5:30 p.m.  Eric Silver: High-Energy High-Resolution X-Ray Spectroscopy Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)


Wednesday, November 17, 2004

 General Atomic Data & Other Issues

9:00- 9:30 a.m. Anil Pradhan: Atomic Processes, Theories, and Data for X-ray Astronomy Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
9:30-10:00 a.m. Allan Whiteford: Developments in Soft X-ray Spectral Modeling for Fusion Abstract Talk (PDF)
10:00-10:30 a.m. Gary Ferland: Lessons from Non-X-ray Photoionized Spectroscopy Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
11:00-11:20 a.m.
Enrico Landi: Recent Advances on the CHIANTI Database in the X-Ray Range
Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
11:20-11:50 a.m. Svetlana Kotochigova: Accurate Wavelengths for X-ray Spectroscopy and the NIST Hydrogen and Hydrogen-like Ion Databases Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
11:50-12:10 p.m. Ehud Behar: X-Ray Spectroscopy of Chemically Peculiar B Stars, or Their Unseen Companions Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
2:00- 2:30 p.m. Mario Jimenez-Garate: Accretion Disk Atmospheres Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
2:30- 3:00 p.m.  Yair Krongold-Herrera: Absorption Models for Photoionized Plasmas Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
3:00- 3:20 p.m. Tahir Yaqoob: Outflows, Accretion Disks & the IGM: High Resolution Chandra & XMM Spectroscopy of AGN Abstract Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)
3:20- 3:55 p.m. Frits Paerels: Rapporteur - The material presented at XDAP will be summarized and reviewed. Talk (PPT) Talk (PDF)