"Variable Galactic Gamma-Ray Sources (IV)"

Rikkyo University (Tokyo), July 4-7 2017

Main Topics

✔High-Energy Processes in Compact Sources
✔Variable non-thermal emission in Galactic Sources
✔Numerical simulation of Binary Systems


Valenti Bosch-Ramon (Barcelona University), Yasunobu Uchiyama (Rikkyo University)
Pol Bordas (MPIK, Heidelberg), Dmitry Khangulyan (Rikkyo University)


This fourth edition of the VGGRS workshop (see Heidelberg 2010, Barcelona 2013, Heidelberg 2015) will be focused on the study of gamma-ray binaries as well as on the physics behind the Crab Nebula gamma-ray flares. We intend to gather people actively working in these fields and discuss the present and future challenges that new observations, numerical simulations, and theoretical modelling are posing. The workshop will last for four days, from July 4th to July 7th 2017, with extended discussion sessions at the end of each day.
The format will be similar to the previous meetings: modest size, quite informal, and very much discussion oriented. As in past editions, there will be no proceedings.

Invited Speakers

Maxim Barkov (Purdue University), K.S. Cheng (University of Hong Kong), Maria Chernyakova (UCD Dublin), Teddy Cheung (Naval Research Laboratory), Robin Corbet (NASA GSFC/UMBC), Evegny Derishev (IAP RAS, Nizhny Novgorod), Daniela Hadasch (ICCR, Kashiwa), Kenji Hamaguchi (NASA/GSFC), Amir Levinson (Tel Aviv University), Benito Marcote (JIVE, Dwingeloo), Josep Marti (University of Jaen), Maria Massi (MPIR, Bonn), Javier Moldon (University of Manchester), Atsuo Okazaki (Hokkai-Gakuen University), Barbara Olmi (Università degli Studi di Firenze), Josep Maria Paredes (Universitat de Barcelona/ICC), Olaf Reimer (Universität Innsbruck), Marc Ribó (Universitat de Barcelona/ICC), Gustavo Esteban Romero (UNLP/IAR-CONICET La Plata), Christopher Russell (NASA/GSFC), Takayuki Saito (ICRR, Kashiwa), EdoardoStriani (INFN Torino), Yasuharu Sugawara (ISAS/JAXA), Makoto Takamoto (University of Tokyo), Yohko Tsuboi (Chuo University), Masaki Yamaguchi (University of Tokyo), Roberta Zanin (MPIK, Heidelberg)


detailed program, html version

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Workshop Venue

The workshop will take place at Ikebukuro Campus of Rikkyo University

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Directions and Travel Information

Additional Information

✔The fee will amount ¥10,000 and is to be paid in cash upon arrival. This fee will cover the coffee breaks and some minor spendings.
✔ On July 4th there will be a social dinner at the campus.


The Registration is closed.