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Meetings of the IR group

Regular Friday tea meetings & Other talks


June 2012

15:  Double Feature   
14:00 hrs   The roles of atomic and neutral gas on the star formation and metallicity in the galaxy formation models    Fu Jian (MPA)
15:00 hrs   Applying for and Getting Faculty Jobs in the US - the perspective from the Other Side    Dan Jaffe

May 2012

4:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Probing the impact of galactic winds with quasars    Nicolas Bouche

April 2012

20:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Rehearsal: PROGRESO    Stefan Gillessen

March 2012

February 2012

10:  Special tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Studying submillimeter galaxies in the Lockman Hole North    Bob Lindner

January 2012

December 2011

20:  Special tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Probing the mm/radio properties of AGN    Sascha Trippe

16:  Special tea meeting   14:00 hrs   New samples of strongly lensed galaxies: a magnified view of the distant Universe    Eva Wuyts

9:  Special tea meeting   14:00 hrs   A new type of compact stellar population: dark star clusters    Sambaran Banerjee

November 2011

11:  Special tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Understanding the relation between star formation and molecular gas near and far    Claudia Lagos

To be scheduled

The next generation of FIR detectors    Albrecht Poglitsch

Dragonfly    Frank Eisenhauer

KMOS - Multi-Object-Spectroscopy at the VLT    Natascha Förster Schreiber

July 2011

1:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   tbd    tbd

8:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Searching for Young Exoplanets to Constrain Formation Mechanisms    Dan Jaffe

15:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   How to build adaptive optics for the visible    Sebastian Rabien

June 2011

3: no tea meeting

10:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Wavefront sensing of Argos: the detectors and the RTC    Gilles Orbain de Xivry

17:  Special tea meeting   14:00 hrs   CO ladder discussion    Ewine van Dishoeck

24: Ringberg, no tea meeting  

May 2011

6:  No tea meeting  

13:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   ARGOS - the laser for the LBT    Sebastian Rabien

20:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   News from IRAM    Linda Tacconi

27:  No tea meeeting  

April 2011

1:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   SPICA - the next FIR mission    Walfried Raab

8:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Fast, low readnoise, NIR APD-detectors    Frank Eisenhauer

15:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Nanometer precision metrology    David Moch

22: Easter, no tea meeting  

29:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   GRAVITY - how to combine the VLT to an interferometer    Oliver Pfuhl

March 2011

18:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Adaptive optics: what's so good about 5 laser guide stars?    Ric Davies

25:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   The extinction law from 1µm to 20µm    Tobias Fritz

December 2010

17:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   SINS galaxies in cosmological SPH simulations    Shy Genel

10: 

3:

November 2010

26:

19:

12:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   PACS Observations of High-J CO Emission in Nearby Galaxies    Steve Hailey-Dunsheath

5:

October 2010

29:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   TBD    Eleonora Sani

22:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   LINERs: what are they really?    Ric Davies

15:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Near-Infrared variability in embedded clusters    Srikrishna Kanneganti

8:

1:

September 2010

24:

17:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Host galaxies of AGN in the COSMOS field    Andrea Merloni / Angela Bongiorno

10: no tea meeting

3: not tea meeting

August 2010

Summer Break

July 2010

30:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   canceled   

23:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   First Science with Lucifer    Jaron Kurk

16:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   New High Resolution Infrared Spectrographs Using Immersion Gratings    Dan Jaffe

9:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   The Flux Distribution of Sgr A*: Flare events or Continuous Variability?    Katie Dodds-Eden

2:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   canceled   

June 2010

25:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Far-infrared properties of SMGs and OFRGs    Benjamin Magnelli

18:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   canceled   

11:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   PACS Spectroscopy of ULIRGs: Clues from Mkn 231 and Arp 220 Observations    Jackie Fischer

4:  Special tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Rehearsing of talks for visiting committee    All

May 2010

28:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Reviewing the First Results from Herschel/PACS Observations of Low-Mass Young Stellar Objects    Greg Herczeg

21:  cancelled

14:   no tea meeting

7:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Dust and Gas Clearing in Protoplanetary Disks    Joanna Brown

April 2010

30:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   A factor of three    Raanan Nordon

23:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Luminous SMGs are major mergers    Hauke Engel

16:  Discussion on Visible Adaptive Optics    Ric Davies / Sebastian Rabien

9:  14:00 - 17:00 hrs   Discussion with Chris McKee

2: Good Friday

March 2010

26:

19:

12:

5:

December 2009

18:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   The nature of IRS13E    Tobias Fritz

November 2009

13:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Formation of high-z quasars driven by nuclear starbursts    Nozomu Kawakatu

6:

October 2009

30:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Protostars and protoplanetary disks: from Spitzer to Herschel    Ewine van Dishoeck

23: Meeting cancelled, talk will be at Ringberg retreat

16:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   The Halo Merger Rate in the Millennium Simulation and Implications for Observed Galaxy Merger Fractions    Shy Genel

9:  No tea meeting   Special SINS meeting   

September 2009

August 2009

7:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Inferring the dynamics of the Milky Way    Jo Bovy (Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics, NYU)

July 2009

24:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   NIR interferometry of Young Stellar Objects    Thomas Preibisch (USM)

17:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Observations of the [CII] 158 micron transition at z = 1 - 2: First results    Steve Hailey-Dunsheath

THURSDAY 16:  SPECIAL tea meeting   14:00 hrs   High-z QSOs and the ELVA capabilities    Chris Carilli
MPA lecture hall

3:  No tea meeting   Gas brain-storming session   

June 2009

12:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Herschel - Launch & Status    Albrecht Poglitsch

5:  Special tea meeting   10:00 hrs   The Sky in Our Lives: A Public Survey of Astronomy    Jarita C. Holbrook

3: WEDNESDAY - Special tea meeting   14:00 hrs   The Evolution of Massive YSOs in the LMC    Leslie Looney

May 2009

29: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   New Results on Inflows and Outflows in Nearby Active and Starburst Galaxies    Sylvain Veilleux

22: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Submm measurements of star formation in a ECDFS AGN hosts: Two modes?    Dieter Lutz

15: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Narrow Radiative Recombination Continua: A Signature of Ions Crossing the Contact Discontinuity of Astrophysical Shocks    Raanan Nordon

8: Cancelled due to illness of speaker  

1: National Holiday

April 2009

24:

17: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Spiral-driven inflow - the case of NGC 1097    Ric Davies

10: National Holiday

3: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   z>1 ULIRGs with SWIRE, WISE and ALMA    Carol Lonsdale (Head of North American ALMA Science Center)

March 2009

27: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Obscured and powerful AGN and starburst activities at z=3.5    Stefano Berta

20: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   The relationship between dense molecular gas and star formation in galaxies    Javier Gracia Carpio

13: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   The extreme SED of [HB89] 0102-272: An extreme UV bright, X-ray weak and supersoft quasar    Thomas Boller

6: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   The dynamics of the disc(s) in the galactic centre    Holger Baumgardt



February 2009

27: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Evidence for Warped Disks of Young Stars in the Galactic Center    Hendrik Bartko

20:

13:

6: no tea meeting

January 2009

30: no tea meeting

23: Special Tea Meeting: 14:00 The Proposal Exercise - Results!
Starts sharp at 14:00!

16: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Double bars: making sense of orbits that don't close    Witold Maciejewski

9: speaker was ill

December 2008

19:  no tea meeting

12: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   High redshift galaxies and their evolution    Qi Guo

5: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Observational signatures of recoiling supermassive black holes    Stefanie Komossa

November 2008

28: Special tea meeting - mandatory for students    14:00 hrs   "How to write a good proposal"    Linda Tacconi

21: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   AGN-Starburst connection in Narrow Line Seyfert 1 galaxies: a Spitzer screening    Eleonora Sani

14: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Omega Centauri - host of an IMBH ?    Eva Noyola

7: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Modeling z~2 disks and the high-z Tully-Fisher relation    link Giovanni Cresci

October 2008

31: No tea meeting:   Farewell party Hasinger

24: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   High-redshift infrared galaxies: mid-infrared properties and evolutionary models    Elisabetta Valiante

17: No tea meeting

10: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   X-ray spectral properties of SgrA* observed by Chandra    Laura Mascetti

3: No tea meeting   National Holiday

September 2008

26: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   PRIMA - current performance and future upgrades    Oliver Pfuhl

19: Special tea meeting   14:00 hrs   On the origin of the X-Ray emission of Herbig Ae/Be stars    Murad Hamidouche

Thursday
18: Special tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Seven weeks of PRIMA integration at the VLTI    Johannes Sahlmann

12: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   What is limiting microarsec astrometry in the Galactic Center?    Tobias Fritz

Friday Morning
5: Sepcial tea meeting   10:30 hrs   Revealing the inner structure of AGNs through X-ray absorption variability    Guido Risaliti

July 2008

25:

22: Special tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Status of LUCIFER    Nancy Ageorges

18:

11:

4:

June 2008

27: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Made-to-measure dynamical models of galaxies    Flavio Lorenzi

20:  Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   tbd    link Dan Jaffe

13: -

6: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Galaxies die in Groups: An IRAC Autopsy    David Wilman

May 2008

30:

23:

16: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   The German and EURO Virtual Observatories    link Jens Zuther & Gerard Lemson

9:

2: no tea meeting

April 2008

25: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   NGC6240 - the story so far    link Hauke Engel

18: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   The GRAVITY tip-tilt system - AO for the VLTI delay line tunnel    link Johannes Kolmeder

11: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Connecting halo mergers and galaxy properties    link Michael Boylan-Kolchin, MPA

4: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Kinematics of the Galactic Center cluster    link Sascha Trippe

March 2008

28: No tea meeting   PACS meeting

21: No tea meeting   Easter

14: 

7: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Merger rates from the Millenium Simulation    link Shy Genel

February 2008

29: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Molecular Hydrogen in the central 100pc of AGN    link Erin Hicks

22: No tea meeting   (speaker is abroad)

15: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   The universal characteristics of PAHs    link Alessandra Contursi

8: No tea meeting   Post-doc candidate visiting   

1: No tea meeting   Post-doc candidate visiting   

January 2008

25: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   An Alternative to GR: TeVeS    link Katie Dodds-Eden

18: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Spitzer/IRS spectroscopy of high-z QSO    link Dieter Lutz

11: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs   Gas streamers and obscuration in NGC 1068    link Francisco Mueller-Sanchez

December 2007

21: 

14: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs  Gamma-ray emission from PWN interacting with Molecular clouds    link Hendrik Bartko

7: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs  Hot spots orbiting SgrA*    link Nico Hamaus

November 2007

30:

June 2007

15: Title to be announced  link Dan Jaffe

May 2007

4: Rehearsal for visiting commitee   14:00 hrs   Starformation and Evolution of local QSOs    link Mario Schweitzer

March 2007

30: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs  Imaging Spectroscopy of the centres of nearby AGN: direct observation of the Torus and the Stellar Dynamical Black Hole Mass in NGC1068   link Francisco Mueller-Sanchez

9: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs  Impressions from LBT    link Peter Buschkamp

2:

February 2007

23:

16: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs  Highlights from SINS    link Natascha Förster-Schreiber

9:

2: Regular tea meeting   14:00 hrs  Observation of TeV Gamma Rays from the Galactic Center with the MAGIC Telescope    link Hendrik Bartko

January 2007

26:

19: Postdoc applicant   11:00 hrs   Understanding the Gastrophysics of Massive Galaxies - Lessons Learned from High- and Low-z   Thomas Greve

15: Postdoc applicant   11:00 hrs   The Formation and Evolution of Disk Galaxies From z~1 to Now: Constraints from New Observations.   Susan Kassin

12: Postdoc applicant   11:00 hrs   High-redshift (z=1-3) massive galaxies, as seen by Spitzer   Stefano Berta

10: Special tea meeting   14:00 hrs  Self-gravitating warped disks around nuclear black holes   A. Siddiki

9: Postdoc applicant   11:00 hrs   The nucleus of Centaurus A   Nadine Neumayer

5: no tea meeting  


December 2006

22: no tea meeting  

15: The supermassive black hole in NGC 4486a detected with SINFONI  link N. Nowak 

8: no tea meeting  

1: no tea meeting  

November 2006

24: Fibre coupling   link S. Ihle

17: Everything you always wanted to know about submm galaxies * but were afraid to ask   link E. Valiante

10: no tea meeting  

3: Infrared Dust Spectra of Active Galactic Nuclei   link E. Sturm

October 2006

27: Eddington limited starbursts in the nuclei of active galaxies   link R. Davies

20: no tea meeting  

13: The IMF of NGC 3603   link Y. Harayama

6: A polarised infrared flare from Sagittarius A* and the signatures of orbiting plasma hotspots   link S. Trippe

July 2006

28: no tea meeting

21: no tea meeting

14: LUCIFER: Status and Outlook   link R. Hofmann

7: Adaptive Optics (laser and natural guide star) Studies of Central Black Holes   link K. Gebhardt

6: High contrast spectroscopy with SINFONI   link N. Thatte
Special tea talk on THURSDAY

June 2006

30:  not tea meeting (half the group away)

23: Kinematics of Ultracompact HII regions  link Dan Jaffe
!! Change of Location: MPA, Lecture Hall, 401

16:  no tea meeting (June 15 is national holiday)

9: Next Generation High Resolution Spectrographs in the NIR  link Dan Jaffe

2:  no tea meeting (half the group away)

May 2006

26:  no tea meeting (25 is Christ Himmelfahrt / Ascension Day)

19: Stellar and wind properties of massive stars in the central parsec of the Galaxy  link F. Martins 

12: NIR IFS of Circinius and NGC 3783  link F. Müller-Sanchez 

5: no tea meeting

April 2006

28: Evidence for star formation in Quasars  link M. Schweitzer 

21: no tea meeting  

14:  no tea meeting (Karfreitag/Good Friday)

13:  Ultraluminous X-ray sources and intermediate mass black holes  link M. Ward 

7:  Stellar orbits around SgrA*  link S. Trippe  (rehearsal)

March 2006

31: The Two Young Star Disks in the Central Parsec of the Galaxy  link T. Paumard  (rehearsal)

29: Special tea meeting: The latest technical development at IRAM  K. Schuster

24:  no tea meeting

17:  no tea meeting

10:  no tea meeting

February 2006

  • 17 Stefan Gillessen (Variations in the spectral slope of Sgr A* during a NIR flare)

October 2005

  • 7 Jens Thomas (dynamical modeling of galaxies, special)
  • further prospective speakers in October:
    Sturm ? (QSO-2 with Spitzer)
    Davies (hot molecular hydrogen in galactic nuclei (H2 1-0 S(1)))
    Foerster-Schreiber ?
    Martins ?

September 2005

  • 16 Fabrice Martins (Winds of O stars: latest news)
  • 23 Mario Schweitzer (silicate emission in AGN, AG Tagung rehearsal)
  • 30 -- (AG Tagung)

August 2005

  • Summer Break

July 2005

  • 8 Aprajita Verma (Ly-break galaxies at z>5)
  • 22 Dieter Lutz (Mambo photometry of Spitzer sources)

June 2005

  • 10 Kalliopi Dasyra
  • 17 Thomas Mueller (Hayabusa meets Itokawa)
  • 24 Thibaut Paumard (proper motion of flares in SgA*)

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