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Rome, 16-17 October  2008 Centro Congressi Conte di Cavour - Via Cavour 50/A

"Polarimetry days in Rome: Crab status, theory and prospects"

THE CRAB ACROSS THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM

Date: Thursday, 16 October 2008, 09.00 -18.00

Reception (30) 09.00
P. Ubertini Welcome address (30) 09.30
J. Jeff Hester General talk on Crab properties based on Ann. Rev. paper (25) 10:00 
M. C. Weisskopf High Energy Polarisation - Historical remarks (25)  

10.25

A.J. Dean The gamma-ray Crab scenario (25)

10.50

Coffee break   (30)

11.15

P. Laurent The IBIS result (20)

11.45

S. Gunji The PHENEX experiment result (20)

12.05

M. Lopez The TeV Crab (20)

12.25

Lunch break (90)

12.45

B. Atwood     Can FERMI-LAT measure Gamma Ray Polarization? (20) 14.15
A. Pellizzoni AGILE: preliminary resuts (20') 14.35
R.P. Mignani The Crab Optical & UVPolarimetry (20) 14.55
A. Slowikowska Phase  Resolved Optical Polarisation (20) 15.15

Coffee break  

(30)

15:35

G. Kanbach Interpretation and modelling     (20) 16.05
P. Persi The Crab Nebula in the infrared: a review (20) 16.25
P. De Bernardis for the Planck Collaboration The Crab nebula as a calibrator for microwave polarimeters (20) 16.45
Open discussion and conclusions (55) 17.05
End of Day 1  

18.00

Common dinner   20.30

THEORY AND GENERAL IMPLICATIONS

Date: Friday, 17 October 2008, 9.30 -16.30

J. Takata 

The Crab X/gamma-ray polarisation processes

(20)

  9.30

I. Grenier

The Implication of the INTEGRAL Result

(20)   9.50

J. Dyks

The role of special relativistic effects in shaping the intensity profiles and polarisation of pulsars

(20)

10.10

H.Ardavan

A new mechanism of generating broadband pulsar-like polarization

(20)

10.30

D. Volpi

Polarisation from Pulsar Wind Nebulae

(20) 10.50

L. Maccione

Gamma-ray polarization constraints on Planck scale violations of special relativity         

(20) 11.10
Coffee break (20)

11.30

FUTURE PERSPECTIVES AT HIGH ENERGY

N. Barriere

The Gamma Ray Imager

(20)

11.50

R.M. Curado da Silva

The Polca experiments

(20) 12.10

S. Larsson

The PoGOLite Experiment

(20) 12.30

L. Lamanna

The POLAR Experiment (20') 12.50

G. Kanbach

MEGA/GRIPS

(20) 13.10
Lunch break   (60)

                           13.30

E. Costa

The Italian Polarimetry Programmes

(20) 14.30

L. Piro

Polarimetry with ESA-NASA IXO Observatory

(20) 14.50

H. Krawczynski

Polarimetry with EXIST

(20)

15.10

All

General discussion and concluding remarks

(60) 15.30
End of Day 2  

16.30

INTEGRAL 6th Birthday - Toast   16.30
INTEGRAL BOOK - 2008    
     
     
       
     

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