The MIT conference on Magentized Accretion Disks

Thursday Morning (9 am - 12:30)

Session 1. Black Hole Binary Spectral States: Observational Perspectives

Ron Remillard 30 X-ray States and Model Paradigms Power Point

Jeff McClintock 15 Correlations Between Spectral and LFQPO Timing Parameters Talk and open mike

John Raymond 30 The Wind from a Magnetized Accretion Disk in GRO J1655-40 Power Point

Jean Swank 15 Relations Between X-ray and Radio Characteristics in Intermediate States Power Point

Steve Eikenberry 15 Fast Infrared Flickering from GRS 1915+105 Power Point

Jeroen Homan 20 Observations of Black Hole State Transitions: Theoretical Challenges Power Point

Session 1 Discussions


Thursday Afternoon (2 - 5 pm)

Session 2. GR/MHD Simulations of Black Hole Accretion

Charles Gammie 15 GRMHD/Radiative Transfer Models of Black Hole Accretion Flows PDF

Jeremy Schnittman 30 QPOs from Global 3-D MHD Simulations PDF

Ryoji Matsumoto 30 Global MHD Simulations of Sawtooth-like Oscillations in Black Hole Accretion Disks Power Point

Mami Machida 15 Global MHD Simulations of State Transitions and QPOs in Black Hole Accretion Flows Power Point

Chris Fragile 15 Oscillation Modes of the Inner Torus in MHD Simulations of Black-Hole Accretion Disks Power Point and Web site with Movies

Jonathan McKinney 15 Disk-Jet Coupling in Accreting X-ray Binary Systems PDF

Session 2 Discussions

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Friday morning (9 am - 12:30)

Session 3. Properties of Magnetized Accretion Disks

Michel Tagger The Accretion-Ejection Instability (AEI): Basic Theory and Applications PDF

Peggy Varniere Simulations of the AEI PDF

Jerome Rodriguez Observational Links to the AEI PDF

Marion Cadolle Bel Understanding the Succession of Variability Classes of GRS 1915+105 in the Light of the AEI PDF

Dave Rothstein Observationally-Inspired Simulations of the Disk-Jet Interaction in GRS1915+105 Power Point

Christopher Crabtree 15 Differentially Rotating Plasma Rings with High Magnetic Energy Densities PDF

Siming Liu 30 Electron Acceleration in Magnetized Accretion Disks Power Point

Session 3 Discussions


Friday afternoon (2:30 - 5)

Session 4. Black Hole Accretion Tori: Further Considerations

Wlodek Kluzniak 30 High frequency QPOs in Black Holes and Neutron Stars

Marek Abramowicz 30? Fundamental Twin Peak QPO Properties Derived from Simple Mathematics of Non-Linear Oscillations PDF

Eva Sramkova 15 Epicyclic Oscillations of Fluid Tori: Model Implications for Black Hole Spin

William Lee 15 Pressure Coupling (or not) in Oscillations of Fluid Tori Power Point

Session 4 Discussions

Reba's conference notice PDF