Workshop III: Relativistic Astrophysics

May 2 - 6, 2005

Schedule


Monday, May 2, 2005

9:00 - 10:00
10:30 - 11:30
Frans Pretorius (California Institute of Technology)

On the Simulation of Binary Black Holes in General Relativity

1:30 - 2:30
Luis Lehner (Louisiana State University)

Many directions to a black hole

3:00 - 4:00
David Meier (California Institute of Technology)

Trends in Numerical Relativistic Astrophysics
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

4:15 - 5:15
Jose Antonio Font (University of Valencia)

Improved simulations of relativistic stellar core collapse
Presentation (PowerPoint File)


Tuesday, May 3, 2005

9:00 - 10:00
10:30 - 11:30
Luciano Rezzolla (International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA/ISAS))

3D collapse to rotating black holes: dynamics of matter, trapped surfaces and gravitational radiation
PDF Presentation

1:30 - 2:30
3:00 - 4:00
4:15 - 5:15
Andrew MacFadyen (Institute for Advanced Study)

Relativistic AMR Simulations of GRBs


Wednesday, May 4, 2005

9:00 - 10:00
Oscar Reula (FaMAF,Universidad Nacional de Cordoba)

Implementing high order touching grids in numerical relativity

10:30 - 11:30
1:30 - 2:30
Lee Lindblom (California Institute of Technology)

Optimal Constraint Projection
PDF Presentation

3:00 - 4:00
Harald Pfeiffer (California Institute of Technology)

Binary black hole initial data
PDF Presentation

4:15 - 5:15
Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard University)

 
PDF Presentation


Thursday, May 5, 2005

9:00 - 10:00
Matthew Choptuik (University of British Columbia)

 

10:30 - 11:30
1:30 - 2:30
Tsvi Piran (Hebrew University)

Numerical Studies of Black Holes in Higher Dimensions.

3:00 - 4:00

Friday, May 6, 2005

9:00 - 10:00
Anatoly Spitkovsky (Stanford University)

Simulations of force-free relativistic MHD

10:30 - 11:30
1:30 - 2:00
Maria Babiuc (University of Pittsburgh)

Gravitational wave extraction using the Cauchy-characteristic method
PDF Presentation

2:10 - 2:40
Melvin Leok (University of Michigan)

Towards Discrete Exterior Calculus and Discrete Mechanics for Numerical Relativity
PDF Presentation

2:50 - 3:20
Jian Tao (Washington University in St. Louis)

Binary NS evolution with AMR
Presentation Files (Zip Archive)

3:30 - 4:00
P. Chris Fragile (College of Charleston)

Relativistic MHD on Unstructured Grids with Local Adaptive Refinement
Presentation Files (Zip Archive)