Stellar Astrophysics

summer term 2019
Lecturer: Ralf Klessen & Stefan Jordan
Link to LSF
20 participants

Lecturers:

Ralf Klessen

ZAH/ITA, Albert-Ueberle-Str. 2, 69120 Heidelberg

Stefan Jordan

ZAH/ARI, Mönchhofstr. 12-14, 69120 Heidelberg

 

Location:

Kleiner Hörsaal, Philsophenweg 12

 

Lecture: Thursdays, 14:15-16:00

Tutorial: Thursdays, 16:00-17:30

 

Preliminary Schedule:

Stellar structure and evolution / stellar atmospheres / Sun

 

18.4.19: Introduction (Ralf Klessen)

25.4.19: Stellar structure 1 (Ralf Klessen)

02.5.19: Stellar structure 2 (Ralf Klessen) -- NOTE special time of lecture: 13:30h - 15:00h

09.5.19: Stellar structure 3 (Ralf Klessen)

16.5.19: Energy transport (Ralf Klessen)

23.5.19: Energy production (Stefan Jordan)

30.5.19: Himmelfahrt 

06.6.19: Main sequence (Stefan Jordan)

13.6.19: Stellar evolution to the AGB (Stefan Jordan)

20.6.19: Fronleichnam

27.6.19: Late stages of stellar evolution  (Stefan Jordan)

04.7.19: Stellar pulsations, rotation, magnetic fields  (Stefan Jordan)

11.7.19: Stellar atmospheres stellar spectra  (Stefan Jordan)

18.7.19: Stellar spectra  (Stefan Jordan, start 13:15 CEST)

25.7.19: WRITTEN EXAM (Kleiner Hörsaal, 14:15-16:15)

29.7.19: Seminar (ARI Seminar room, 9:00-16:30)

30.7.19: Seminar  (ARI Seminar room, 9:00-16:30)

 

Suggested papers for the seminar: https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/public-libraries/zHHZRk7QQsibfg1IVQu3hQ

 

Preliminary List of Seminar topics (changes are still possible)
The sequence and time slot will be announced soon
 
July 29:
 
09.00-09.45: Ondratschek, Patrick
Accretion onto pre-main sequence stars (Hartmann et al.)
 
09:45-10:30: Neubert, Marlen
High-Mass Star and Massive Cluster Formation in the Milky Way (Motte et al. 2018)
 
10:45-11:30: Strunz, Caroline
Gaia Data Release 2: Observational Hertzsprung-Russell diagrams
 
11:30-12:15: Eberhardt, Jan
Solar Neutrinos: Status and Prospects
 
14:00-14:45: Yash Mandowara
A discontinuity in the Teff-radius relation of M-dwarfs (Jao et al. 2018, Rabus et al. 2019, Baraffe et al., 2018)
 
14:45-15:30: van der Meeren, Espen
Accurate abundance analysis of late-type stars: advances in atomic physics
 
15:45-16:30: Sawczuck, Miriam
Atmospheres of brown dwarfs
 
July 30:
 
09:00-09:45: Jäschke, Cornelia
The period-luminosity relation of red supergiants with Gaia DR2
 
09:45-10:30: Berthold, Gesa
Wolf-Rayet Stars

10:45-11:30: Vidal, Sofia
Progenitors of Core-Collapse Supernovae - Smartt, Stephen J.
 
11:30-12:15: Moreno, Melvin
Presupernova Evolution of Massive Single and Binary Stars (N. Langer)
 
14:00-14:45: Eitner, Philipp
Masses, Radii, and Equation of State of Neutron Stars
 
14:45-15:30: Zeßner, Lisa Marie
Origin of the heavy elements in binary neutron-star mergers from a gravitational-wave event 
 
15:45-16:30: Wollbold, Anna
Magnetars (Victoria M. Kaspi, Andrei M. Beloborodov)

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20 participants
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