Lorentz Center - N-body dynamics in near-Keplerian potentials from 29 May 2007 through 1 Jun 2007
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    N-body dynamics in near-Keplerian potentials
    from 29 May 2007 through 1 Jun 2007

 
Day 1 (Tuesday): Integration methods

Tuesday, May 29

 

08:30 09:00 Registration

09:00 09:05 Martje Kruk: Welcome 1

09:05 09:10 Kuijken: Welcome 2

Integration methods

09:10 09:40 Mikkola: Geometric integration methods for highly eccentric orbits

09:40 10:10 Aarseth: Post-Newtonian N-Body Simulations

10:10 10:40 Rauch: The HNBody Integration Package: Current Status

10:40 11:10 COFFEE

11:10 11:40 Porteqies Zwart: N-Body Simulations on Graphics Processing Unit

11:40 12:00 DISCUSSION (leader: Portegies Zwart)

12:00 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 14:30 Baumgardt: Ejection of hypervelocity stars from the galactic centre

14:30 15:00 Makino: Evolution of multiple black hole systems in galactic centers

15:00 15:30 Evans: Super-integrability and the Kepler Problem

17:00 Wine & Cheese party

 

 

Wednesday, May 30

 

Secular dynamics

09:00 09:30 Tremaine: Resonant relaxation and secular instability in near-Keplerian stellar systems

09:30 10:00 Touma: Secular Dynamics of Nearly-Keplerian Systems: Tools, Results, and Prospects

10:00 10:30 Lin: Sweeping secular resonance and the formation of solar system

10:30 11:00 COFFEE

11:00 11:30 Gurkan: Resonant relaxation around a massive black hole

11:30 12:00 DISCUSSION (leader: Murray)

12:00 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 14:30 Polyachenko: Gravitational Loss-Cone instability in stellar clusters around supermassive black holes

14:30 15:00 Magorrian: Towards loss-cone refilling rates in time-dependent potentials

15:00 15:30 Hopman: The dynamics of stellar inspiral into a massive black hole

 

17:00 Dinner: boat trip, leaving from the Leiden port

 

 

Thursday, May 31

 

Planets/stellar discs

09:00 09:30 Verrier: Planets in Multiple Star Systems: a Symplectic Approach

09:30 10:00 Hamilton: The orbital history of Triton

10:00 10:30 Wu: Origin of the two moons around the Pluto-Charon binary system

10:30 11:00 COFFEE

11:00 11:30 Tremaine: The long-term stability of planetary systems

11:30 12:00 DISCUSSION (leader: Lin)

12:00 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 14:30 Nayakshin: Accreting and star forming gas discs near SMBHs

14:30 15:00 Rafikov: Gravitational Instability in Disks and Fragmentation: Forming Stars but not Planets

15:00 15:30 Chang: The Origin of the Young Stars in the Nucleus of M31

 

 

Friday, June 1

 

Nuclei

09:00 09:30 Lynden-Bell: Conjugate orbits in different potentials

09:30 10:00 Alexander: A new regime of mass segregation around massive black holes in galactic nuclei

10:00 10:30 Ulubay-Siddiki: Self-gravitating Warped Disks around Supermassive Black Holes

10:30 11:00 COFFEE

11:00 11:30 Matsubayashi: Orbital Evolution of IMBHs in the Galactic Nucleus with a Massive Central Black Hole

11:30 12:00 Peretz: Binary disruptions and stellar compact objects in galactic nuclei

12:00 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 14:30 Yu: On the origin of kinematic distribution of the sub-parsec young stars in the Galactic center

14:30 15:00 McDermid: Black Hole masses and adaptive optics

15:00 Dehnen/Gould: SUMMARY OF THE CONFERENCE



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