ROSSI 2000: Astrophysics with the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer:
Poster Contributions


Galactic Source Rapid Variability I (chair - Psaltis):

Simultaneous ASCA and RXTE observations of the Atoll X-Ray Binary 4U 1636-536
S. Corbel and P. Kaaret

RXTE Monitoring and "Imaging" Observations of the Galactic Bulge
C.B. Markwardt (NASA/GSFC & U. Maryland), J. H. Swank, F. E. Marshall (NASA/GSFC), J. J. M. in' t Zand (SRON)

Joint RossiXTE/BeppoSAX observation of the type I X-ray burster 4U 1728-33
S. Piraino, S. Corbel, E. Ford, P. Kaaret, A. Santangelo

Eclipse Monitoring of EXO0748-676 with USA and RXTE
P. Hertz, D. Livingston, P.S. Ray, M. Wolff, K. Wood

Timing Two LMXBs: The Revived Transient X1658-298 And The 21-hr Dipper
X1624-490 Alan P. Smale (USRA, NASA/GSFC), Will Zhang (NASA/GSFC), & Paul Hertz (NRL)

Optical Results from a Coordinated RXTE/Optical Campaign of the X-ray Burster
X1636-536 S. Wachter, D. W. Hoard (CTIO), T. Strohmayer (GSFC)

Corrections of Broadband PCA Fourier Power Spectra in the kHz Band
J. Garrett Jernigan

Study of the Timing Behavior of 4U 1728-34 as a Function of its Position in the
Color-Color Diagram T. Di Salvo, M. Mendez, M. van der Klis, E. Ford, N. R. Robba

Probing the Structure of Accretion Flows Through Time Variability
Demosthenes Kazanas


Galactic Source Rapid Variability II (chair - Lamb):

A Long Look at LMC X-3
Patricia T. Boyd and Alan P. Smale

Hard X-ray properties of the early QPO of XTE J1550-564
S. Dieters and M. Finger

Creating Order Out of Chaos--Characterizing the QPO behavior of the X-ray Nova
XTE J1550-564 Gregory J. Sobczak (Harvard), Ronald A. Remillard (MIT), Michael P. Muno (MIT), Jeffrey E. McClintock (CfA)

Correlated X-ray Spectral and Timing Behavior of the Black Hole Candidate XTE
J1550-564 Jeroen Homan et al.

Orbital, precessional and flaring variability of Cygnus X-1
C. Brocksopp, R.P. Fender, V. Larionov, V.M. Lyuty, A.E. Tarasov, G.G. Pooley, W.S. Paciesas, P. Roche

Monitoring the time lags in Cyg X-1
K. Pottschmidt, J. Wilms, M.A. Nowak, W.A. Heindl, D.M. Smith, R. Staubert

Time/phase lags in accreting black holes and neutron stars
Juri Poutanen

The Compton Microscope: Using the Energy Dependence of QPO Amplitudes to Probe
their Origin in Accretion Disks Dana Lehr, Robert Wagoner, Joern Wilms

Accretion-Ejection Instability and QPO in Black-hole binaries
M. Tagger, P. Varniere, J. Rodriguez

The Evidence of eject During the X-ray dip before the 'spike'
Feng, Y. X., Li, T. P. and Wu, M.

Probing geometry of the accretion flow in black hole binaries with RXTE
M. Gilfanov, E. Churazov, M. Revnivtsev

Time Lags in X-ray Variabilities of GRS 1915 +105
Feng, Y. X., Li, T. P. and Wu, M.


AGN Variability (chair - Remillard)

The RXTE/ASCA Monitoring Observations of the Luminous Seyfert 1 Galaxy Mrk 509
Miranda Jackson, Karen M. Leighly, and Masaru Matsuoka

An RXTE Survey of Long-Term X-Ray Variability in Active Galaxies
A. Markowitz and R. Edelson, UCLA

Modeling the X-ray -- UV Correlations of the Light Curves of NGC 7469
D. Kazanas, A. Berkley, J. Ozik

RXTE observations of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies
Simon Vaughan


X-ray Pulsars and Magnetic Accretors (chair - Bildsten)

The Binary Orbit of the Recurrent Transient Pulsar SAX J2103.5+4545
Altan Baykal, Michael Stark, and Jean Swank

RXTE and BATSE Observations of the Recent Outbursts of 2S 1417-624
Mark H. Finger, William A. Heindl, and Shuang Nan Zhang

Pulse Phase Resolved Spectroscopy of 4U 1626-67
W. Coburn, D. E. Gruber, W. A. Heindl, R. E. Rothschild, M. R. Pelling, R. Staubert, J. Wilms, I. Kreykenbohm

RXTE Timing of the X-ray Pulsar 1E1145.1-6141
P. S. Ray and D. Chakrabarty

The 16ms Crab-Like Pulsar PSR J0537-6910
F. E. Marshall (NASA/GSFC), E. Gotthelf (Columbia U.), J. Middleditch (LANL), D. Wang (U. Mass.) W. Zhang (GSFC)

RXTE Study of the Cyclotron Resonance Scattering Feature in Her X-1
D. E. Gruber, W. A. Heindl, R. E. Rothschild, W. Coburn, R. Staubert

RXTE Observations of the Vela Pulsar
A. K. Harding (NASA/GSFC), M. S. Strickman (NRL), C. Gwinn (UCSB), P. McCulloch & D. Moffett (University of Tasmania)

XTE and ASCA Simultaneous Observation of GRO J1744-28 in the Low State
Ken Ebisawa (GSFC), Mamiko Nishiuchi (Kyoto Univ.)

XTE J1946+274 = GRO J1944+26 Observations with RXTE and BATSE
Colleen A. Wilson (NASA/MSFC), Mark H. Finger, D. Matthew Scott (USRA/MSFC)

Four Years of Monitoring Pulsar Timing
A.H. Rots, K. Jahoda, A.G. Lyne, R.N. Manchester


Millisecond Variability and New Probes of Fundamental Physics (chair - Chakrabarty)

Inherently Non-Linear Models for High Energy Accreting Sources
Ran Sivron

On the Beat Frequency Model for the kHz QPO
L. Burderi, T. Di Salvo, R. Iaria, A. La Barbera, N. R. Robba


Nucelar Burning on Neutron Stars: New Insights and Theoretical Challenges (chair - Strohmayer)

Burst Oscillations in 4U 1636-53: Asymptotic Frequencies and Harmonic Searches
Tod E. Strohmayer (NASA/GSFC), A. Barry Giles (UTAS), Stephanie Wachter (CTIO), Kym Hill (UTAS)

Gotcha! The 1st radius expansion burst from GX 3+1
Erik Kuulkers & Michiel van der Klis


Magnetars, SGRs, and AXPs (chair - Heindl)

Evidence for Emission Line Features in an SGR burst
Tod E. Strohmayer (NASA/GSFC), Alaa I. Ibrahim (GWU)

General Relativistic Constraints on Emission Models of AXPs
Simon DeDeo, Dimitrios Psaltis, & Ramesh Narayan

Spin-Down of Soft Gamma-Ray Repeaters by Episodic Particle Winds
A. K. Harding, J. Contopoulos & D. Kazanas


White Dwarf Systems - IPs, Polars, Dwarf Novae (chair - TBD)


Multiwavelength Studies and the Disk-Jet Connection (chair - Swank)

Recurrent X-ray Emission Variation of Eta Carinae and the Binary Hypothesis
Ishibashi, K.(NRC/NAS), Corcoran, M. F.(GSFC/USRA), Swank, J. H. (GSFC/LHEA), Davidson, K.(UMN), Drake, S. A.(GSFC/USRA), Petre, R.(GSFC/LHEA), Damineli, A.(USP), and White, S.(UMD)

Correlation between spectral components and low frequency QPO's in GRS 1915+105
R. B. Fiorito, C. B. Markwardt and J. H. Swank

Diffuse Emission in the Shapley Supercluster
S. M. Molnar and K. Jahoda

Recent Detections of X-Ray Afterglows of GRBs with RXTE/PCA
T. Takeshima, F. E. Marshall, C. Markwardt, R. M. Kippen, V. Connaughton, T. W. Giblin, P. Woods, M. S. Briggs, C. Kouveliotou, and K. Hurley

RXTE ASM Observations of GRB991216 - A One Hour Old X-ray Afterglow
Robin Corbet & Don Smith

Observations of GRS1915+105 with the USA Experiment on ARGOS
R.M. Bandyopadhyay, B. Giebels, K.S. Wood, P. Hertz, M.N. Lovellette, P.S. Ray, M.T. Wolff, E.D. Bloom

Probing the interaction between the SS433 jets and the supernova remnant W50
S. Safi-Harb (NRC/NASA GSFC), P. Durouchoux (Saclay), and R. Petre (NASA/GSFC)


Spectral and Timing Diagnostics of Accretion Flows I: XRBs, Connections to AGN (chair - Barret)

Atmospheric reflection during the anomalous low-state of Hercules X-1
Martin Still, Kieran O'Brien, Keith Horne, Bram Boroson, Saeqa Vrtilek, Lev Titarchuk, Hannah Quaintrell, Hauke Fiedler

GRS 1915+105: Voyage into an Accretion Disk
T. Belloni (Brera Observatory, Merate, Italy)

An OSSE Detection of Hard X-ray Flares from Sco X-1
Mark Strickman, Didier Barret

Long-term variability of persistent black-hole candidates
D. M. Smith, W. A. Heindl, and J. H. Swank

Does the inner disk boundary of a black hole X-ray binary move during an
outburst? S.N. Zhang, Wei Cui, Wan Chen, B.A. Harmon, C.R. Robinson, Xuejun Sun, Yangsen Yao, Xiaoling Zhang

The 1999 Hercules X-1 Anomalous Low State
W. Coburn, W. A. Heindl, J. Wilms, D. E. Gruber, R. Staubert, R. E. Rothschild, K. A. Postnov, N. Shakura, P. Risse, I. Kreykenbohm, M. R. Pelling

Transients observed with the RXTE All-Sky Monitor
H. Bradt, A. Levine and R. Remillard, D. A. Smith (MIT)

Thermal/Non-thermal Comptonization Spectral Fits to GRS 1915+105
Thomas J. Maccarone, Paolo S. Coppi, and Ronald E. Taam

RXTE Detections of Hard X-Ray Tails in Sco X-1
F. D'Amico, W. Heindl, R. Rothschild, D. Gruber, L. Peterson, M. Peling, J. Tomsick

Hard X-ray Variability in the High/Soft State of J1655-40
R.E. Rothschild, W.A. Heindl, J.A. Tomsick, and J. Wilms

High-Energy Spectra of Accreting Black Holes During Periods of High-Frequency
QPO Activity C.R. Shrader & L.G. Titarchuk

Atmospheric reflection during the anomalous low-state of Hercules X-1
Martin Still, Kieran O'Brien, Keith Horne, Bram Boroson, Saeqa Vrtilek, Lev Titarchuk, Hannah Quaintrell, Hauke Fiedler

Spectral Variability of the linear rise of the X-ray Transient J1550
C. Wilson, C. Done, P. Zycki

On the X-ray spectra of soft X-ray transients in the high and very high states
P.T. Zycki

Two-phase radiative/conductive equilibrium in AGN and GBH
Rozanska A., Czerny B.

Remarkable stability of the soft spectral component in Cyg X-1 -- observational results and constrains
M. Revnivtsev, M. Gilfanov, E. Churazov


Spectral Diagnostics of Accretion Flows II: AGN (chair - Edelson)

Spectral Properties of Blazars Observed Simultaneously by XTE and EGRET
Giridhar Nandikotkur, Keith. M.Jahoda, Jean. H. Swank, P. Sreekumar, Rita. M. Sambruna

RXTE observations of Seyfert-2 galaxies
I. Georgantopoulos, I. Papadakis

Constraints on the reprocessor in the Seyfert galaxies NGC 4507 and NGC 7172
David A. Smith

Long term X-ray Variability from the Luminous AGNs Fairall 9 and 3C 390.3
K. M. Leighly, M. Jackson, J. P. Halpern, M. Eracleous, & R. Remillard

Investigating the X-ray Spectral Variability of MCG -5-23-16
B. J. Mattson and K. A. Weaver

Hard X-ray Spectra of Broad-Line Radio Galaxies
M. Eracleous (Penn State), R. M. Sambruna (Penn State), R. F. Mushotzky (GSFC)

RXTE Observations of the Nearby Starburst Galaxies M82 and NGC253
Y. Rephaeli and D. E. Gruber

RXTE observations of Seyfert-2 galaxies
I. Georgantopoulos, I. Papadakis

The broad Fe Kalpha emission line in 3C382
R. Sambruna, M. Eracleous, R. Mushotzky, H. Inoue


The Future of X-ray Timing (chair - van der Klis)

The USA Experiment on ARGOS
Kent S. Wood and the USA Collaboration*

Temporal Analysis of Chandra X-Ray Observatory Data
P. E. Freeman et al.


RXTE Calibration and Data Analysis Issues

HEXTE Data Analysis with FTOOLS
R.E. Rothschild, W. Coburn, D.E. Gruber, W.A. Heindl, and M.R. Pelling

This file was last modified on Tuesday, 07-Mar-2000 14:35:44 EST

Curator: Michael Arida (SP Sys); arida@milkyway.gsfc.nasa.gov
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