International extended group meeting

Star Clusters - Dynamics and Observations

June 27-29, 2016;       organized through
SFB 881 The Milky Way System at Univ. of Heidelberg

Venue: International Science Forum Heidelberg (IWH)
Lecture Hall, Old Town City Center Heidelberg, Hauptstrasse 242 - 69117 Heidelberg       Registration Fee: EUR 20,-
( Lectures June 30 - July 1, take place in Seminar Room 2, basement ARI, please scroll down on this page...)

PROGRAM: (All times include 5 minutes discussion time)             Responsible Organiser: Rainer Spurzem

Monday June 27, 2016

09:30 - 10:00: Registration/Welcome

10:00 - 12:30: Session 1 (Chair: Rainer Spurzem):

10:00-10:30 Sverre Aarseth (IoA): Opening and The life of a black hole binary
10:30-11:00 Holger Baumgardt (UQ): The distribution of old stars in the Galactic centre: A challenge for theory?

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee/Tea Break

11:30-12:00 Sophia Milanov (MPIA): Hunting for Intermediate-Mass Black Holes in simulated Globular Clusters using Integrals of Motions
12:00-12:30 Sambaran Banerjee (AIfA): Stellar mass black holes in star clusters and their role in gravitational-wave generation.

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 16:30: Session 2 (Chair Thijs Kouwenhoven):

14:00-14:30 Christian Boily (U Strasbourg): Fragmented clusters and the formation of tight binaries
14:30-15:00 Peter Berczik (ARI-ZAH/NAOC/MAO): The Galactic Star Cluster mass loss simulations

15:00-15:30 Coffee/Tea Break

15:30-16:00 Xiaoying Pang (Shanghai): Young massive star clusters: from observations to numerical simulations.Young massive star clusters: from observations to numerical simulations.
16:00-16:30 Paolo Bianchini (MPIA): Linking the current kinematic state of GCs to their dynamical evolution

Tuesday June 28, 2016

10:00 -12:30: Session 3 (Chair: Peter Berczik):

10:00-10:30 Maxwell Tsai (NAOC): Dynamical Evolution of Planetary Systems in Star Clusters
10:30-11:00 Taras Panamarev (ARI-ZAH): Numerical simulations of galactic nuclei with nbody6++

11:00-11:30 Coffee/Tea Break

11:30-12:00 Alessandra Mastrobuono-Battisti: (MPIA) The mass assembly history of Nuclear Star Clusters
12:00-12:30 Victor Debattista (MPIA/U Lancashire): Spatial and kinematic segregation in cluster merger remnants

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 -16:30: Session 4 (Chair: Alessandra Mastrobuono-Battisti):

14:00-14:30 Seppo Mikkola (UTu): A history of regularisation
14:30-15:00 Yohai Meiron (Eötvös U): Dynamical formation signatures of black hole binaries in the first detected mergers by LIGO

15:00-15:30 Coffee/Tea Break

15:30-16:00 Rainer Spurzem (ARI-ZAH/NAOC/KIAA): Gravitational Wave Detection from Binary Black Holes in N-Body Simulations and more...
16:00-16:20 Mukhagaly Kalambay (al Farabi KNU/FesenkovAI): Towards star-disk interactions in rotating galactic nuclei
16:20-16:40 Fabian Klein (ARI-ZAH): Towards high performance simulations of an accretion disk surrounding a supermassive black hole

Wednesday June 29, 2016

10:00-12:30: Session 5 (Chair: Holger Baumgardt):

10:00-10:30 Eva Grebel (ARI-ZAH): Globular Clusters in the Local Group
10:30-11:00 Andreas Just (ARI-ZAH): Interacting stars with the SMBH binary in galaxy mergers

11:00 -11:30 Coffee/Tea Break

11:30-12:00 Thijs Kouwenhoven (XJTLU Suzhou): Circumstellar disk fragmentation and brown dwarf binaries in the Galactic field
12:00-12:30 Li Shuo (NAOC): Tidal disruption evolution in merging galaxies

12:30: End of Science Workshop

Program Lectures on N-Body, Regularization, and Supercomputing
June 30 - July 1, 2016

Venue: Astronomisches Rechen-Institut, Mönchhofstr. 12-14, 69120 Heidelberg
Seminar Room 2, Basement ARI
No Registration Fee

Thursday June 30, 2016

10:00 -12:30: Lecture 1 (Morning Session): Regularization, Few-Body

10:00-11:00 Seppo Mikkola, Part 1

11:00-11:30 Coffee/Tea Break

11:30-12:30 Seppo Mikkola, Part 2 (possible hands-on experiments)

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 -16:30: Lecture 2 (Afternoon Session): N-Body

14:00-15:00 Sverre Aarseth, Part 1

15:00-15:30 Coffee/Tea Break

15:30-16:30 Sverre Aarseth, Part 2

Friday July 1, 2016 (Only Afternoon Session!!)

14:00-16:30: Lecture 3: Supercomputing, Parallelization, Acceleration

14:00-15:00 Rainer Spurzem, Part 1

15:00 -15:30 Coffee/Tea Break

15:30-16:30 Rainer Spurzem, Part 2 (possible hands-on experiments)