Fall quarter 2010

December 6th 2010
  • arXiv:1011.2647; "A Very Close Binary Black Hole in a Giant Elliptical Galaxy 3C 66B and its Black Hole Merger"
  • arXiv:1011.4514; "Complementarity of direct dark matter detection and indirect detection through gamma-rays"
  • arXiv:1011.5501; "Anisotropy Constraints on Millisecond Pulsars in the Diffuse Gamma Ray Background"

November 29th, 2010
  • arXiv:1011.5501; Anisotropy Constraints on Millisecond Pulsars in the Diffuse Gamma Ray Background
  • arXiv:1011.4775; Radioactivity and Electron Acceleration in Supernova Remnants
  • arXiv:1011.4520; Gamma Rays From The Galactic Center and the WMAP Haze

November 22nd, 2010
  • arXiv:1005.5480; Su, Slater, Finkbeiner, "Giant Gamma-ray Bubbles from Fermi-LAT: AGN Activity or Bipolar Galactic Wind?
  • arXiv:1010.4096; IceCube, "Search for a Lorentz-violating sidereal signal with atmospheric neutrinos in IceCube"

  • arXiv:1011.3082; Finkbeiner, Goodenough, Slatyer, Vogelsberger, Weiner, "Consistent Scenarios for Cosmic-Ray Excesses from Sommerfeld-Enhanced Dark Matter Annihilation"
  • arXiv:1011.3076; Kelso & Hooper, "Prospects For Identifying Dark Matter With CoGeNT"
  • arXiv:1011.3484; Dwarkadas, "On Luminous Blue Variables as the Progenitors of Core-Collapse Supernovae, especially Type IIn Supernovae"
  • arXiv:1011.3855; Fermi collaboration, "Gamma-ray flares from the Crab Nebula"

  • November 15st, 2010
    • arXiv:1010.4096; IceCube Collaboration, "Search for a Lorentz-violating sidereal signal with atmospheric neutrinos in IceCube"
    • arXiv:1011.2482 CDMS Collaboration, Results from a Low-Energy Analysis of the CDMS II Germanium Data
    • arXiv:1011.2319 E. Armengaud for EDELWEISS Collab. "Preliminary results of a WIMP search with EDELWEISS-II cryogenic detectXrs"
    • arXiv:1011.1915; Fox, Liu and Weiner, "Integrating Out Astrophysical Uncertainities"
    • arXiv:1011.1910; Fox et al, "Interpreting Dark Matter Direct Detection Independently of the Local Velocity and Density Distribution"

    November 8st, 2010

        No lunch meeting due to CCAPP seminar.


    November 1st, 2010
    • arXiv:1010.2752; Hooper & Goodenough, "Dark Matter Annihilation in The Galactic Center As Seen by the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope"
    • arXiv:1010.2781; Rea et al., "A low-magnetic-field Soft Gamma Repeater"
    • arXiv:1010.4096; IceCube Collaboration, "Search for a Lorentz-violating sidereal signal with atmospheric neutrinos in IceCube"
    • arXiv:1010.3980; IceCube Collaboration, "Measurement of the atmospheric neutrino energy spectrum from 100 GeV to 400 TeV with IceCube"
    • arXiv:0902.4832; Raffelt & Rashba, "
      Mimicking diffuse supernova antineutrinos with the Sun as a source"

    October 25th, 2010
    • Visitors: Brian Metzger (Princeton), "Central engines of GRBs"
    • arXiv:1009.4340; Crocker et al., "Gamma-Rays and the Far-Infrared-Radio Continuum Correlation Reveal a Powerful Galactic Center Wind"
    • arXiv:1010.2781; Rea et al., "A low-magnetic-field Soft Gamma Repeater"
    • arXiv:1010.4096; IceCube Collaboration, "Search for a Lorentz-violating sidereal signal with atmospheric neutrinos in IceCube"
    • arXiv:1010.3980; IceCube Collaboration, "Measurement of the atmospheric neutrino energy spectrum from 100 GeV to 400 TeV with IceCube"

    October 18th, 2010
    • Visitor talk: Alexander Belikov (Chicago), "Cosmological dark matter annihilation" [slides]
    • Visitors: Jason Koskinen (Penn State)
    • arXiv:1009.4340; Crocker et al., "Gamma-Rays and the Far-Infrared-Radio Continuum Correlation Reveal a Powerful Galactic Center Wind"
    • arXiv:1010.2781; Rea et al., "A low-magnetic-field Soft Gamma Repeater"

    October 11th, 2010
    • arXiv:1009.5828; Jensen et al., "Stellar intensity interferometry: Optimizing air Cherenkov telescope array layouts"
    • arXiv:1009.4340; Crocker et al., "Gamma-Rays and the Far-Infrared-Radio Continuum Correlation Reveal a Powerful Galactic Center Wind"
    • arXiv:1010.0864; Churazov et al., "Positron annihilation spectrum from the Galactic Centre region observed by SPI/INTEGRAL, revisited: annihilation in a cooling ISM?"
    • arXiv:1009.5714; Giannotti et al., "New constraints for heavy axion-like particles from supernovae"
    • astro-ph/9605197; Brockway et al., "SN 1987A Gamma-Ray Limits on the Conversion of Pseudoscalars"

    October 4th, 2010
    • Visitors: Dr. Louie Strigari (KIPAC/Stanford), "Indirect Dark Matter detection considerations"
    • Research talk: Mike Stamatikos [slides]
    • arXiv:1009.4953; Case et al., "First Results from Fermi GBM Earth Occultation Monitoring: Observations of Soft Gamma-Ray Sources Above 100 keV"

    September 20th, 2010
    • arXiv:1009.3159; Blennow et al., "Aidnogenesis via Leptogenesis and Dark Sphalerons"
    • arXiv:1009.2584; Bell et al., "W/Z Bremsstrahlung as the Dominant Annihilation Channel for Dark Matter"
    • arXiv:1009.2068; Erkoca et al., "Probing dark matter models with neutrinos from the Galactic center"
    • arXiv:1009.2496; Papadopoulos et al., "Extreme Cosmic-Ray-Dominated-Regions: a new paradigm for high star formation density events in the Universe"
    • arXiv:1009.2326; Nagakura et al., "Jet propagations, breakouts and photospheric emissions in collapsing massive progenitors of long duration gamma ray bursts"

    September 13th, 2010
    • Research talk: Rebecca Reesman, "Anisotropy Studies with Fermi" [slides]
    • arXiv:1009.1442; IceCube Collaboration, "The first search for extremely-high energy cosmogenic neutrinos with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory"
    • arXiv:1009.1385; Troja et al., "Precursors of short gamma-ray bursts"
    • arXiv:1009.1679; Yoshida, "Constraints on Neutrino-Nucleon Interactions at energies of 1 EeV with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory"
    • arXiv:1009.1855; AUGER collaboration, "Update on the correlation of the highest energy cosmic rays with nearby extragalactic matter"
    • arXiv:1009.1663; Dainotti et al., "Discovery of a tight correlation for gamma ray burst afterglows with `canonical' light curves"
    • arXiv:1008.4797; Hayden et al., "Single or Double Degenerate Progenitors? Searching for Shock Emission in the SDSS-II Type Ia Supernovae"
    • arXiv:1009.1782; Dolag et al., "Lower limit on the strength and filling factor of extragalactic magnetic fields"

    August 30th, 2010
    • arXiv:1008.2230; Gorchtein et al., "Probing Dark Matter with AGN Jets"
    • arXiv:1008.3518; Behnke et al., "Improved Limits on Spin-Dependent WIMP-Proton Interactions from a Two Liter CF3I Bubble Chamber"
    • arXiv:1008.3676; Bozorgnia, Gelmini, Gondolo, "Channeling in direct dark matter detection II: channeling fraction in Si and Ge crystals"
    • arXiv:1008.3999; Fermi paper, "Fermi LAT observations of cosmic-ray electrons from 7 GeV to 1 TeV"
    • arXiv:1008.4573; Rodney, Tonry, "Revised Supernova Rates from the IfA Deep Survey"
    • arXiv:1006.5255; Ralston, "One Model Explains DAMA/LIBRA, CoGENT, CDMS, and XENON"

    August 23rd, 2010
    • arXiv:1007.4869; Ohira, Murase, Yamazaki, "Gamma rays from molecular clouds illuminated by cosmic rays escaping from interacting supernova remnants"
    • arXiv:1008.1840; Uchiyama, Blandford, et al., "GAMMA-RAY EMISSION FROM CRUSHED CLOUDS IN SUPERNOVA REMNANTS"
    • arXiv:1008.2533; Walter et al, "Eta Carinae: a very large hadron collider"
    • arXiv:1008.3235; Fermi paper, "Fermi Large Area Telescope Observation of a Gamma-ray Source at the Position of Eta Carinae"
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