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TitleAuthorAbstract
BART & D50: recent status and events Jan Štrobl We will briefly introduce the actual configuration and recent status of two robotic telescopes - BART and D50, both operated, maintained and developed by HEA group in Ondřejov. Both telescopes ...
COLORES: an imaging spectrograph for BOOTES-2 Martin Jelinek COmpact LOw REsolution Spectrograph is an imaging spectrograph for BOOTES. It is designed to provide low resolution, photon-counting spectroscopy of faint objects.
Composition Effects on Glass Shaping for X-Ray Space Telescopes Martin Mika
Cosmology and the subgroups of gamma-ray bursts Attila Meszaros There are three subgroups of the gamma-ray bursts (Horvath et al. astro-ph/1003.0632; ApJ, in press). They are defined with respect to the duration as short, intermediate and long ones. The ...
Cosmology with GRBs András Kovács In the case of gamma-ray bursts with measured redshift one can calculate k-correction. This method products some valueable data for cosmological probes using L. Amati's relation [Amati et al. arXiv:0805.0377v2 ...
Cyclotron lines Joern Wilms TBD
Czech Participation in INTEGRAL Rene Hudec The Czech participation in ESA INTEGRAL satellite (with emphasis of ISDC and onboard OMC experiment) will be briefly introduced and presented, including historical background.
Czech Participation in IXO Rene Hudec We will review the Czech participation in the IXO project considered by ESA/NASA/JAXA, with emphasis on development of alternative (back-up) technologies for X-ray optics for this mission.
Data Mining for Faint Triggers in INTEGRAL IBIS Martin Blažek We report on our efforts and developed methods for data mining for faint triggers in INTEGRAL IBIS data. Some examples will be also given and discussed.
Detections of solar flares, GRBs and terrestrial gamma ray flares by SID monitor Matus Kocka SID monitor (Sudden ionospheric disturbance) is a very powerful method for detecting events like Solar flares, terrestrial gamma rays and even GRBs. This method is based on detection scattered waves ...
Glass response to the electron and proton irradiations Ondrej Gedeon The contribution reviews the irradiation experiments performed on various glasses. The glass response, especially the changes on surface, to irradiation is elucidated on both atomic and macroscopic level.
Hot News: The Puzzle of V407 Cygni Rene Hudec I will briefly review and discuss the recent results on V407 Cygni, a strange symbiotic star with Mira companion and recent nova outburst in March 2010 with probable gamma-ray emission ...
Improving photometry of the Pi of the Sky Aleksander Filip Zarnecki After brief introduction to the Pi of the Sky project standard photometry method used in the data reduction will be described. After data quality cuts uncertainty of the single measurement ...
JULO1 small stratospheric balloon platform for students` near-space experiments Matus Kocka JULO1 is small platform for near-space (stratospheric) experiments for students and inexpensive atmospheric science. It is custom made small probe with ordinary weather helium baloon designed to be capable of ...
Jost Buergi Claudia Wigger Jost Buergi (born 1552 Switzerland - 1632) was a clockmaker, a maker of astronomical instruments and a mathematician. During his time in Praha, he worked closely with Johannes Kepler.
Lessons Learned from INTEGRAL: Cataclysmic Variables Rene Hudec We will review and discuss the INTEGRAL observations of cataclysmic variables (32 objects detected and investigated in hard X-rays) with emphasis on IBIS data.
MASTER ROBOTIC NET Vladimir Lipunov The main goal of the MASTER-Net project is to produce a unique fast sky survey with all sky observed over a single night down to a limiting magnitude of 21. ...
Metal enrichment of the intra-cluster medium Sabine Schindler We present X-ray observations of the metal distribution in clusters of galaxies. The metal distribution is very clumpy and inhomogeneous. With numerical simulations we study what processes are efficient to ...
On the intrinsic simplicity of spectral variability of GRBs Anton Chernenko Relativistically expanding sources produce radiation that manifest rich spectral evolution and diverse light curve structures. Even if individual emitting regions have similar and simple geometry and rest frame spectra, spectral ...
Potential for Science on Satellites of 1 kg Klaus Schilling The in orbit experiences of the two ico-satellite missions UWE-1 and -2 will be reported. The missions UWE-3 and -4 in implemetation stage will be outlined as well as planned ...
Search for TGF in INTEGRAL observations Alexei Pozanenko During CXB measurement by Earth occultation technique in early 2006 INTEGRAL observed the Earth in FOV of SPI and IBIS/ISGRI. Despite of high altitude elliptical orbit the INTEGRAL observatory could ...
Searching for space debris elements with the “Pi of the Sky” system Marcin Sokolowski The main purpose of the “Pi of the Sky” system is an investigation of short timescale astrophysical phenomena ( particularly gamma-ray bursts, optical transients and variable stars ). However, the ...
Silicon wafer shaping for Astronomical X-ray Optics: plastic vs. elastic deformation Rene Hudec Polished wafer from monocrystalline silicon available in semiconductor industry has thickness homogeneity of tenths of micrometer and surface roughness of tenths of nanometer. The possible utilization of silicon wafers for ...
Small LE X-ray Telescopes as possible Payload for a Picosatellite Rene Hudec We will refer on small and light Lobster-Eye X-ray telescopes as potential payload for a Pico-satellite mission.
Spectroscopy of the stellar wind in the Cygnus X-1 system Ivica Miskovicova The luminosity of black holes is produced through the accretion of material from their companion stars. Depending on the mass of the donor star, accretion of the material falling onto ...
The BOOTES worldwide network of Robotic Telescopes Alberto Castro-Tirado I will show the motivation for a world-wide network of fast-reacting robotic telescopes and the achievements obtained so far.
The Lessons Learned from INTEGRAL: Blazars Rene Hudec We will give a short summary and discussion of INTEGRAL observations of blazars (21 objects detected and observed), with emphasis on hard X-ray and gamma-ray data (IBIS)
The scarcely known X-ray pulsar 4U1909+07 - an overlooked pearl Ingo Kreykenbohm We present a detailed spectral and temporal analysis of the accreting High Mass X-ray Binary (HMXB) pulsar 4U 1909+07 with INTEGRAL and RXTE which was only in the last years ...
Where is the third mode of bi-modal duration distribution? Alexei Pozanenko Based on T_90 distributions of Gamma-ray bursts detected in different experiments (BAT/Swift, GRBM/BeppoSAX, BATSE/CGRO, SPI-ACS/INTEGRAL, PHEBUS/Granat and APEX/Phobos) we discuss the feasibility of a third mode of well known bi-modal ...
White dwarfs masses estimation in IP from INTEGRAL/IBIS Matus Kocka INTEGRAL/IBIS is a very powerful instrument for high energy astrophysics. One of the most interesting high energy sources from the Galaxy are intermediate polars and polars. By using spectra from ...
Wide-Field Low Resolution Spectrometry Rene Hudec One of the outcome of the ESA Gaia Mision will be Wide-Field Low Resolution Spectrometry (BP/RP photometers). We will review the instrument performance and compare with nearest analogy, i.e. wide-field ...
Work on broad-band black holes spectra Joern Wilms TBD
X-ray Transient Sources: Multifrequency Laboratories Franco Giovannelli We will discuss in general the multifrequency behaviour of X-ray transient sources with particular emphasis about the interactions between the two components of the systems. Low energy processes mainly occurring ...
XMM observations of metal abundances in galaxy clusters Lorenzo Lovisari Because of their deep gravitational wells, galaxy clusters retain all the metals produced by the stellar populations of the member galaxies. Most of these metals reside in the hot plasma ...
keV-TeV connection in spectra of blazars Filip Munz Updated look on VHE sources (measured by ground-based Cerenkov observatories and recently by Fermi satellite) that might also be reasonably exposed by INTEGRAL through its lifetime.

Posters

TitleAuthorAbstract
Advanced processing of the images obtained from the wide-field astronomical optical systems Petr Pata There are many various applications in astronomy which are using the WFC or UWFC (Ultra Wide-Field Camera) systems. UWFC systems frequently have so called SV (Space Variant) properties. Images obtained ...
Afterglow observations by BOOTES-1B Martin Jelinek A small presentation of the 30cm BOOTES-1B telescope.
Analysis of spatially and time variable scientifical imaging systems Martin Blažek We refer about our effort to formulate the algorithms for the image signal processing with spatially and time variant Point-Spread Function (PSF) and inhomogenous noise of the real imaging systems. ...
Gamma-Ray Bursts and their Precursors Róbert Andrássy Precursors are still a puzzle in the field of gamma-ray burst (GRB) astrophysics. The poster introduces a thesis focused on search for precursors, mainly in RHESSI GRB database. It also ...
Investigation of High-Energy Sources on Archival Astronomical Plates Rene Hudec We refer on investigations and identifications of high-energy sources in optical light using astronomical archival plates. The plate archives enables very long-term analyzes covering up to 100 years.
Lobster-Eye X-ray Telescopes & Astrophysical Applications Rene Hudec We refer on astronomical telescopes of Lobster-Eye Type, with emphasis on recent status of development, and astrophysical applications.
Low-cost optical all-sky monitor Rene Hudec We will refer on development and tests of a low-cost optical all-sky monitor based on a fish-eye lens and a digital camera. It represents an inexpensive device for easy duplication ...
MAIA - double-station video observation of the meteor Stanislav Vítek The double station observation of the meteors by means of sensitive image intensifier technique started at the Ondrejov Observatory 10 years ago. The sensitivity of such instrumentation allows detection of ...
New Image Compression Algorithm Based on Adaptive Wavelet Decompositon Petr Pata This paper deals with a compression of image data in astronomy applications. Astronomical images are typical with their specific properties – high grayscale bit depth, size, noise occurrence and special ...
Protection of Si wafers surfase during cutting Martina Landová In this experiment we cut the Si wafer for x-ray telescopes by laser beam into peaces of required size. During cutting and experiments we protect the Si wafer surface by ...
Rising Indications for Three Gamma-Ray Burst Groups Jakub Ripa Several papers have been written on the issue of gamma-ray burst groups (GRBs). We present a statistical study based on the durations and spectral hardnesses employing the data of the ...
Technologies for Future Astronomical X-Ray Telescopes Rene Hudec Technologies for future space X-ray telescopes such as IXO will be presented and discussed.
Tests of Lobster Eye Optics for Possible Space Mission Vladimir Tichy Prototype lobster eye optics module called P-25 manufactured in Rigaku Innovative Technologies Europe, s.r.o. is presented. This module has small mass and dimensions and it can be applied on micro- ...
Timing analysis with INTEGRAL Victoria Grinberg INTEGRAL is one of the few instruments capable of detecting X-rays above 20 keV. It is therefore in principle well suited for studies of X-ray variability in this regime. Because ...
Use of piezoelements in future X-ray astronomy Peter Vanya There are plans to build great orbital astronomical X-ray laboratories like IXO and Generation-X in next 10 years or so. Part of the research is expected to be done in ...
 
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