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  • The Fast and the Furious: Energetic Phenomena in Isolated Neutron Stars, Pulsar Wind Nebulae & Supernova Remnants

    22−24 May 2013 European Space Astronomy Centre

    Villafranca del Castillo Madrid, Spain

    A conference organised by the European Space Agency XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre

    ABSTRACT BOOK

    Oral Communications and Posters

    Edited by

    Andy Pollock

    with the help of

    Cristina Hernandez and Jan-Uwe Ness

  • Organising Committees

    Scientific Organising Committee

    Sandro Mereghetti (Chair) INAF, IASF-Milano, Italy Werner Becker MPE, Garching, Germany Andrei Bykov Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia Wim Hermsen SRON, Utrecht, The Netherlands Victoria Kaspi McGill University, Montreal, Canada Demosthenes Kazanas NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt MD, USA Chryssa Kouveliotou NASA/MSFC, Huntsville AL, USA Dong Lai Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA Kazuo Makishima University of Tokyo, Japan Sergey Popov Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow, Russia Norbert Schartel (co-Chair) XMM-Newton SOC, Madrid, Spain Patrick Slane CfA, Cambridge MA, USA Luigi Stella INAF, Rome, Italy Diego Torres IEEC-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain Anna Watts University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Martin C. Weisskopf NASA/MSFC, Huntsville AL, USA Silvia Zane MSSL-UCL, Dorking, Surrey, UK

    Local Organising Committee (XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre)

    Jan-Uwe Ness (Chair) Michelle Arpizou Matthias Ehle Carlos Gabriel Aitor Ibarra Andy Pollock Richard Saxton Martin Stuhlinger

  • Contents

    1 Invited Speakers 3 Review of the theory of PWNe

    Niccolò Bucciantini . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Multi-wavelength Observations of Known, and Searches for New, Gamma-ray Binaries

    Robin Corbet, Chi Cheung, Malcolm Coe, Joel Coley, Davide Donato, Philip Ed- wards, Vanessa McBride, M. Virginia McSwain, Jamie Stevens . . . . . . . . . . . 4

    TeV emitting PWNe: abundant and diverse high energy engines of all ages Arache Djannati-Atai . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

    Magnetar Bursts at All Scales Ersin Gogus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

    Timing Solutions for all three Anti-Magnetars Eric Gotthelf, Jules Halpern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

    The Magnificent Seven: Nearby, Thermally Emitting, Isolated Neutron Stars Frank Haberl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

    X-ray observations of pulsar-wind nebulae: current status and future prospects Oleg Kargaltsev, George Pavlov, Martin Durant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

    Gamma-ray emission of Crab pulsar and the nebula Maxim Lyutikov . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

    X-ray observations of rotation-powered pulsars George Pavlov, Oleg Kargaltsev, Bettina Posselt, Martin Durant . . . . . . . . . . 8

    Magneto-thermal evolution of strongly magnetized neutron stars. Jose Pons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

    Magnetars: explosive neutron stars with extreme magnetic fields Nanda Rea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    Gamma-ray Pulsars with the Fermi Satellite David Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    Suzaku Observations of Gamma-Ray Binaries and Prospects for ASTRO-H Takaaki Tanaka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

    The Flaring Crab Nebula: Surprises and Challenges Marco Tavani . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

    High-energy pulsar models: Developments and new questions Christo Venter, Alice K. Harding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

    Large Observatory for X-ray Timing (LOFT) M. van der Klis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

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  • 2 High-energy emission from rotation-powered neutron stars 13 2D Particle-in-Cell Simulation of the Pulsar Polar-cap Discharge

    Alexander Yuran Chen, Andrei Beloborodov . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Multi-component X-ray Spectral Analysis of the Double Pulsar System J0737-3039

    Elise Egron, Alberto Pellizzoni, Maria Noemi Iacolina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 XMM-Newton revealed synchronous X-ray and radio mode changing in a pulsar: a bi-

    stable emission behaviour requiring global magnetospheric changes Wim Hermsen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

    New Fermi-LAT Gamma-ray Pulsars Using Radio Ephemerides Xian Hou, David Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

    Long Term X-Ray Timing of the Double Pulsar PSR J0737-3039 Maria Noemi Iacolina, Alberto Pellizzoni, Elise Egron, Paolo Esposito . . . . . . . 16

    Particle acceleration region of old pulsars Shota Kisaka, Shuta Tanaka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

    The soft gamma-ray pulsar population and its link to the Fermi LAT pulsar population: a full high-energy picture Lucien Kuiper, Wim Hermsen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

    Deep X-ray Observations of the High-Magnetic-Field Radio Pulsar J1119-6127 C.-Y. Ng, V. M. Kaspi, W.C.G. Ho, P. Weltevrede, S. Bogdanov, R. Shannon, M. E. Gonzalez . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

    A unified polar cap/striped wind model for pulsed radio and gamma-ray emission in pulsars Jérôme Pétri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

    Plasma-producing Gaps in the Global Structure of the Pulsar Force-free Magnetosphere Svetlana Petrova . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

    Physical links between the radio and high-energy emissions of pulsars Svetlana Petrova . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

    Probing the cooling of the Central Compact Object in the Cas A supernova remnant Bettina Posselt, George Pavlov, Valery Suleimanov . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

    X-ray observations and the search for Fermi-LAT gamma-ray pulsars Pablo Saz Parkinson, Andrea Belfiore, Patrizia Caraveo, Andrea De Luca, Martino Marelli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

    Spectral properties and HE behaviour of few bright and young Fermi PSRs Thomas Tavernier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

    Soft Gamma-ray Pulsars Yu Wang, Jumpei Takata, Kwong Sang Cheng . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

    3 Multiwavelength properties and unification scenarios for different classes of neu- tron stars 23 Fermi-LAT observations and a broadband study of supernova remnant CTB 109

    Daniel Castro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Constraining Magnetar Bursts Properties from Energy-Dependent Variability

    Caroline D’Angelo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 The first complete X-ray view of the Supernova Remnant Puppis A

    Gloria Dubner, Nora Loiseau, Pedro Rodŕıguez-Pascual, Michael J.S. Smith, Elsa Giacani, Gabriela Castelletti . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

  • Suzaku View of Recent Magnetar and Magnetar-related Objects Teruaki Enoto, Kazuo Makishima, Shinpei Shibata, Yujin Nakagawa, Takanori Sakamoto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

    Modulating magnetar emission by magneto-elastic oscillations Michael Gabler, Pablo Cerdá-Durán, José Antonio Font, Nikolaos Stergioulas, Ewald Müller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

    The Progenitor and Pulsar Birth Properties of Composite SNR Kes 75 Joseph Gelfand, Patrick Slane, Tea Temim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

    Observationally consistent evolution scenario for neutron stars in LMXBs Mikhail Gusakov, Andrey Chugunov, Elena Kantor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

    New instability windows for rotating neutron stars Mikhail Gusakov, Andrey Chugunov, Elena Kantor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

    Hard X-ray emission from magnetars: fit by a physical model and resulting constraints Romain Hascoet, Andrei M. Beloborodov, Peter den Hartog . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

    Magnetic fields decay in pulsars: population synthesis and other statistical methods Andrei Igoshev . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

    Deep observations of PSR J0357+3205 with GTC Aida Kirichenko, Sergey Zharikov, Yuri Shibanov, Dima Zyuzin, Peter Shternin, Andrei Danilenko . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

    On the X-ray emission mechanisms of the persistent source and very low-fluence bursts of SGR J0501+4516 Lin Lin, Ersin Gogus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

    New XMM-Newton observation of the thermally emitting isolated neutron star in the Carina Nebula Adriana Mancini Pires, Christian Motch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

    Supernova Remnants with Magnetars Jonatan Mart́ın, Nanda Rea, Diego F. Torres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

    The shape of the cutoff in the synchrotron emission of SN 1006 observed with XMM- Newton Mar