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Scientific workshop - Astrophysics with E-LOFAR

16 - 19 September 2008, Hamburg, Germany

Organised by Hamburger Sternwarte / German Long-Wavelength Consortium (GLOW)

Poster Section

Maximum poster size: 100 x 200 cm (width x height)

Session 1: The Capability of LOFAR to study Transient Sources

GCRT J1745-3009 and what we can learn from numerous nondetections
Hanno Spreeuw (University of Amsterdam)

Session 2: Pulsar Studies with LOFAR

Pulsar proper motions
Joeri van Leeuwen (ASTRON)
Investigations of the Individual Pulses of Pulsars at the Decameter Range
Oleg Ulyanov (Institute of Radio Astronomy of NASU),
V.V. Zakharenko, V.S. Nikolaenko, A.V. Bilous

Session 4: The Sun

Zebra structure of solar Type IV bursts at frequencies 10-30MHz
Vladimir Dorovskyy (Institute of Radio Astronomy of NASU)

Session 5: Technical and Software Updates

All Sky Lofar Images using BBS
Vishambhar Nath Pandey (Kapteyn Institute, University of Groningen)
Characterising the low frequency sky: a VLBA Archive Survey at 327 MHz, searching for E-LOFAR calibrators
Hayden Rampadarath (JIVE & Leiden University)
Ionospheric parameters from VLSS data
Sridharan Rengaswamy (Leiden University/TU Delft)
Database Techniques within LOFAR
Bart Scheers (University of Amsterdam)
Large-scale structure of the Northern sky at decametric waves
Michael Sidorchuk (Institute of Radio Astronomy of NASU),
Ulyanov O.M., Shepelev V.A., Mukha D.V., Brazhenko A.I., Vashchishin R.V., Frantzusenko A.V.
The LOFAR Radio Sky Monitor pipeline
John Swinbank (University of Amsterdam)
Oleg Ulyanov (Institute of Radio Astronomy of NASU)
E.L. Afraimovich (Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Irkutsk)
Yu.V. Yasukevich (Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Irkutsk)
The LIONS team: understanding and calibrating the ionosphere
Ilse van Bemmel (Leiden Observatory)

Session 6: Cosmic Ray Studies with LOFAR

Dependence of geosynchrotron radio emission on the energy and depth of maximum of cosmic ray showers
Tim Huege (Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe)
Extended Radio Emission and Cosmic Rays in Low Density Environments
Tom Jones (University of Minnesota, Department of Astronomy)

Session 7: LOFAR Internationalization & E-LOFAR

Wide band high-efficiency dipole for giant low-frequency array
Igor Falkovych (Institute of Radio Astronomy of NASU)

Session 9: Strategies to study the EoR with LOFAR

WSRT observations of the FAN region at 150 MHz
Gianni Bernardi (Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen)
EOR in alternative cosmological scenarios
Daniela Crociani (Dipartimento di Astronomia, Bologna University)
The data model for the EoR experiment
Lampropoulos Panos (Kapteyn Astronomical Institute)
The collapse of minihalos: 21 cm probe
Evgenii Vasiliev (Southern Federal University)

Session 10: Studying Cosmic Magnetism with LOFAR

Low Faraday depolarization regions for Galactic magnetic field investigations in the halo.
Ettore Carretti (INAF-IRA)
Magnetic fields in Late-type Dwarf Galaxies
Robert Drzazga (Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University)
Studying cluster magnetic fields
Joern Geisbuesch (University of Cambridge)
Simulation of the Polarized Sky at 1.4 GHz
Shane O'Sullivan (University College Cork)

Session 13: The Potential of the Imaging Survey Mode of LOFAR

Prospects for follow-up observations of LOFAR sources
Bernd Glinsmann (University of Hamburg/Hamburger Sternwarte)
Lens searches: LOFAR and its competition
Neal Jackson (University of Manchester)

Session 14: Clusters and Halos

The radio signature of cosmic structure formation shocks
Matthias Hoeft (Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam)
A2255: new results in total intensity and polarization at very low frequency
Roberto Francesco Pizzo (Kapteyn Institute)
Radio halos around spiral galaxies
Marian Soida (Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University)
Diffuse large-scale radio structure
Marek Wezgowiec (Obserwatorium Astronomiczne Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego)

Session 15: Radio Galaxies and AGN

Strong magnetic spiral pattern in a ringed galaxy NGC4736
Krzysztof T. Chyzy (Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University)
Low frequency radio observations of galaxy groups
Simona Giacintucci (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
Relativistic Jets at Low Frequencies
Robert Laing (ESO)
LOFAR studies of collimated outflows and their effect on galaxy evolution
Andrei Lobanov (MPIfR)
On the evolution and interaction of FRI jets and intergalactic medium.
Manuel Perucho (Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie)
AGN-Regulated Cooling and Star Formation in the Cores of Galaxy Clusters
David Rafferty (Pennsylvania State University)
Disentangling AGN and Star Formation in Deep Extragalactic Surveys
Nicholas Seymour (Spitzer Science Center)
Study of extragalactic radio sources with new URAN
Valeriy Shepelyev (IRA NAS Ukraine)