Program

Tentative proposal for working groups: ------------

  a) The formation of the continuum;
  b) Modelling cyclotron lines;
  c) Understanding pulse profiles and beam patterns;
  d) Physics and geometry of the accretion flow (outflows, magnetospheric
     instabilities, accretion columns)

29.03 (day 1) --------------------------------------

 9:00-9:15   Welcome Address (A. Santangelo)

Introduction to the meeting (9:15-10:15 D. Klochkov):

 9:15-9:45   Historical introduction (R. Staubert)

 9:45-10:15  Recent views on Accreting Pulsars (A. Santangelo)

 10:15-10:45 Coffee Break

New Observational results (10:45-12:30, R. Staubert)

 10:45-11:05 Normal and giant outbursts of A0535+26 in 2009 (I. Caballero)

 11:05-11:25 New findings on GX 301-2 (V. Doroshenko)

 11:25-11:45 Cyclotron line evolution in Her X-1 (D. Klochkov)

 11:45-12:05 Energy-Dependent Harmonic Ratios of the Cyclotron
             Features of X0331+53 in the 2004-2005 Outburst (M. Nakajima)

 12:05-12.25 BeppoSAX studies of a sample of accreting pulsars (R. Doroshenko)

 12.25-14.00 Lunch break

 14.00 -14.20 Recent RXTE observations of 1A 1118 (V. Doroshenko)

The accretion environment (14:20-15:20 & 15:40-16:45 I. Kreykenbhom)

 14:20-14:40  Recent progress on the precession in Her X-1 (R. Staubert)

 14:40-15:00 Evidence of outflows in Her X-1 (D. Klochkov)

 15:00-15:20 Vela X-1 wind accretion (F. Fuerst)

 15:20-15:40 Coffee Break

 15:40-16:00 IGR J16318-4848 (L. Barragan)

 16:00-16:20 "Phase resolved spectroscopy in Cen X-3 and Swift J1626"
 (S. Suchy)

16:20-16:45 "Phase lags in accreting high mass X-ray binaries"
             (C. Ferrigno)

 16:45-18:00 General Discussion

30.03 (day 2) -----------------------------------

 9:00-9:30: Models, and physical parameters of an accreting pulsar
            (J. Wilms)

Modelling the X-ray continuum (09:30-12:30, M. Wolff):

 9:30-10:00 Formation of the Continuum Spectrum in Accretion-Powered
            X-Ray Pulsars: Bulk and Thermal Comptonization (P.A. Becker)

 10:00-10:30 A multi-component Comptonization model to describe the
             spectrum of High Mass X-ray binaries (C. Ferrigno)

 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

 11:00-11:30 Overview of extensions of our analytical work on continuum
             modelling based on new numerical calculations (P.A. Becker)

 11:30-12:30 General Discussion

 12.30-14.00 Lunch break

Cyclotron line modelling (14:00-15:30, P. Kretschmar)

 14:00-14:30 Monte Carlo modelling of cyclotron lines (I) -
             Review & Revision (G. Schoenherr)

 14:30-15:00 MC modelling of cyclotron lines (II) - Profile Functions
            (F. Schwarm)

 15:00-15:30 Feautrier modelling of cyclotron lines (O. Nishimura)

 15.30-16.00 Coffee Break

 16:00-18:00 Working groups

Evening of the second day- "All together" Dinner

31.03 (day 3) -----------------------------------

Pulse profiles, beam patterns and timing (09:00-10:30, G. Schoenherr)

 9:00-9:30  Pulse profile decomposition of accreting neutron stars, their
             geometries and beam patterns (M. Sasaki)

 9:30-9:50   Pulse profile decomposition of A0535+26: geometry and
             beam pattern (I. Caballero)

 9:50-10:05  Planned analysis of V0332+53 (D. Mueller)

 10:05-10:30 Coffee Break

 10:30-10:50 The MAXI Mission ( M. Nakajima)

 10:50-12:45 Working groups

 12:45-14:00 Lunch

 14:00-16:00 Working groups session

 16:00-16:30 Coffee break

 16:30-18:00 Plenary session: Report from the working groups and
             general discussion. (A. Santangelo, J. Wilms)

1.4 (Day 4) --------------------------------------------------

Current and future X-ray/Gamma-ray missions (9:00-10:30, C. Ferrigno)

 9:00-9:30   Potential of next generation missions in accreting pulsar
             studies (J. Wilms)

 9:30-10:00  Potential of next generation pixel detectors for X-ray
             imaging and spectroscopy  (C. Tenzer)

 9:40-10:30 Discussion

 10:30-11:00 Coffee break

 11:00-12:30 General discussion:
             Future plans of the collaboration (Data analysis of
             available data? preparing a review?  Proposals? Proceedings
             of this workshop? next workshop?) (ALL)

             web page of the collaboration

 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

 14:00-15:30 Wrap-up and conclusions (ALL)

- A "Map" of current status of research (P. Kretschmar)
- A roadmap? (ALL)

 15:30-16:30 Coffee break