2009 Fermi Symposium

November 2-5, 2009, Washington, D.C.

eConf Proceedings C0911022



A = Abstract Only; P = Link to Paper

A Fermi Mission: Status and Overview Julie McEnery
A The Fermi LAT First Catalog
Jean Ballet
P Pulsars: What We Have Seen
Lucas Guillemot
A Pulsars: Open Questions and Looking Forward
Anatoly Spitkovsky
A Precise Pulsar Timing and Radio Follow-Up of Pulsars Discovered in LAT Blind Periodicity Searches
Paul Ray
A Searching for Radio Pulsars in Unidentified Fermi LAT Bright Sources
Scott Ransom
A Suzaku X-ray Observations of New Gamma-ray Pulsars Discovered by Fermi LAT
Nobuyuki Kawai
A Supernova Remnants and Pulsar Wind Nebulae in the Fermi Era
Pat Slane
A Fermi LAT Observations of Supernova Remnants Interacting with Molecular Clouds Takaaki Tanaka
A Fermi-LAT Observations of Young Supernova Remnants
Stefan Funk
A Fermi and the Origin of Cosmic Rays
Jonathan Ormes
A Galactic Diffuse Emissions
Troy Porter
A The Fermi-LAT Measurement of the Primary Cosmic Ray Electron Spectrum Between 5 GeV and 1 TeV
Luca Latronico
A Observations of the Microquasar Cygnus-X3 by Fermi LAT Stephane Corbel

P Galactic Binary Systems
Jamie Holder
A AGN: What We Have Seen
Benoit Lott
A Fermi AGN: Open Questions and Looking Forward
Lukasz Stawarz
A Fermi Large Area Telescope Detection of Steep Spectrum Radio Sources
Elizabetta Cavazzuti
A The Blazar Population in the First Year of the Fermi-LAT Sky Survey
Marco Ajello
A The First-Year Multi-Band Observations from Radio to Gamma-Ray of 3C 279 in the Fermi Era Masaaki Hayashida
A Fermi LAT Discovery of Gamma-rays from the Giant Radio Lobes of Centaurus A Teddy Cheung
P Probing the Inner Jet of the Quasar PKS 1510-089 with Multi-waveband Monitoring
Alan Marscher
A The MOJAVE Program: Investigating the Parsec-Scale Jet Properties of Gamma-Ray Blazars
Matt Lister
A Multifrequency Scalings and Lags in Blazar Flares
Stefan Wagner
A GRB: What We Have Seen
Nicola Omodei
A GRB: Open Questions and Looking Forward
Ehud Nakar
A Magnetar Observations in the Fermi Era
Chryssa Kouveliotou
P The Origin of the Prompt GRB Spectrum
Frédéric Daigne
A The Collimation and Energetics of Fermi-LAT Gamma-Ray Bursts
Stephen Cenko
A Fermi GBM Observations of Three Intense Short GRBs
Sylvain Guiriec
A High Energy Emission from Short GRBs
Alessandra Corsi
A The Epeak-Fluence Bimodality: A Fundamental Discriminator Between Long and Short GRBs
Adam Goldstein
P Constraining Lorentz-Invariance Violation with Fermi
Vlasios Vasileiou

A Extragalactic Diffuse Markus Ackermann
A Latest Results on Dark Matter Searches with Fermi
Simona Murgia
A Gamma Ray Probes of the Star Forming Universe and Cosmic-Ray History
Brian Fields
P The Cosmological Evolution of Blazars and the Extragalactic Gamma-Ray Background in the Fermi Era
Yoshiyuki Inoue
A Cosmic-Ray Signals of New Dark Forces
Neal Weiner
A Fermi LAT Detection of Gamma-ray Emission from Starburst Galaxies M82 and NGC 253
Keith Bechtol
P Discovery of VHE Gamma-ray Emission from the Starburst Galaxy M82
Niklas Karlsson
P Blazars as Beamlights to Probe the EBL
Massimo Persic
P Observations of the Large Magellanic Cloud with Fermi
Jürgen Knödlseder

Facilities and Multi-wavelength Observations

A The AGILE Data Center and the First AGILE Catalog of High Confidence Gamma-Ray Sources Carlotta Pittori
A The Swift-INTEGRAL Hard X-ray (SIX) Survey Eugenio Bottacini
A Swift Monitoring of Fermi Blazars Abe D. Falcone
A The Fermi-LAT in Relation to All-Sky Monitors: a New Approach to Multi-wavelength Correlations Kent S. Wood
P The Multi-faceted Synergy between X-ray and Gamma-ray Astronomies Patrizia A. Caraveo
P 15 GHz Monitoring of Gamma-ray Blazars with the OVRO 40 Meter Telescope in Support of Fermi Joseph L. Richards
P Photopolarimetric Monitoring Of 41 Blazars In Optical And Near-infrared Bands with the KANATA Telescope Yuki Ikejiri
P Submillimeter Variability and the Gamma-ray Connection in Fermi Blazars Allison L. Strom

Galactic Sources I

P New Torque Reversal of the Ultracompact Binary System 4U1626-67 Discovered By Fermi-GBM
Ascension Camero-Arranz
A Fermi-LAT Discovery of Gamma-ray Pulsars in Blind Searches
Pablo M. Saz Parkinson
P Unraveling the Emission Geometry of the Fermi Millisecond Pulsars
Christo Venter
P Discovery of a Young Gamma-ray Pulsar Associated with an Extended TeV Gamma-ray Source
Michael H. Dormody
P Modeling the High-energy Radiation in Gamma-ray Binaries
Benoit F. Cerutti
P Long-term Monitoring of Accreting Pulsars with Fermi-GBM
Mark H. Finger
A A Gamma-ray Source Detected by the Fermi-LAT at the Position of Eta Carinae
Hiromitsu Takahashi
P Detection of High-energy Gamma-ray Emission from the Globular Cluster 47 Tucanae
Natalie A. Webb

 Gamma-ray Bursts and Magnetars

A Gravitational Waves and Gamma-ray Bursts in Multi-messenger Astrophysics
Szabolcs Marka
A A Bulk Comptonization Model for the Prompt GRB Emission and its Relation to the Fermi GRB Spectra
Demosthenes Kazanas
A Fermi Probes of Shock Environs in Gamma-ray Bursts and Blazars
Matthew Baring
A Fermi-LAT Upper Limits for Fermi GBM-detected Gamma-ray Bursts
Daniel Kocevski
A Constraining GRB Jet Composition with Fermi Data
Bing Zhang
A Fermi-LAT Observations of Long-lasting Gamma-ray Burst Afterglows at High Energies
Frederic R. Piron
A Fermi Observations of GRB 090902B Spectral and Temporal Complexity during the Prompt and Extended Emission Phases
James Chiang
P Fermi/Gamma-ray Burst Monitor detection of SGR J1550-5418
Ersin Gogus

Dark Matter, New Physics and Cosmic Rays

A Using Anisotropy To Identify A Dark Matter Signal In Diffuse Gamma-Ray Emission With Fermi
Jennifer M. Siegal-Gaskins
A Pulsar Contribution to Cosmic-ray Electrons and Positrons
Dmitry V. Malyshev
A The Fermi-LAT Source at the Galactic Center
Johann Cohen-Tanugi
A Dark Matter Constraints from Observations of Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies with the Fermi-LAT
Christian Farnier
P The Search of Axion-Like-Particles With Fermi and Cherenkov Telescopes
Miguel Angel Sanchez-Conde
A Deciphering the Gamma-ray Background: Starforming Galaxies, AGN, and the Search for Dark Matter in the GeV Band
Vasiliki Pavlidou
P Fermi-LAT Observation of Quiet Solar Emission
Elena Orlando
P Lunar Gamma-ray Emission Seen During the First Year by Fermi
Nicola Giglietto

Galactic Sources II

A Fermi-LAT Observations of the Vela X Region
Marianne Lemoine-Goumard
A Fermi-LAT Observations of LSI +61 303 and LS5039
Richard Dubois
A H.E.S.S. VHE Gamma-ray Sources Associated with Molecular Clouds Karl P. Kosack
P VERITAS Observations of Supernova Remnants and Pulsar Wind Nebulae in the Fermi Era
Brian Humensky
P The VERITAS Survey of the Cygnus Region of the Galactic Plane
Amanda J. Weinstein
A PSR J1907+0602, A Gamma-Ray Pulsar Powering a Bright TeV PWN
Aous Abdo
A Observations of Shell-type Supernova Remnants in the VHE Band with H.E.S.S.
Gerd Puehlhofer
A H.E.S.S. TeV Gamma-ray Sources Associated with Pulsar Wind Nebulae
Christoph Deil

Extragalactic Sources

P Pinpo0nting the TeV Gamma-ray Emission Region in M87 Using TeV and 43 GHz Radio Monitoring
Robert Wagner
P The Connection between Radio and Gamma-ray Emission in AGN
Marcello Giroletti
P Interpretation of Blazar SEDs Based on Broad Band Quasi-simultaneous Observations
Paolo Giommi
A On the Location of the Blazar Zone in Fermi Blazars
Luigi Costamante
A Constraining the Opacity of the Universe to Gamma Rays with Fermi-LAT Blazars
Luis C. Reyes
P High Energy Radiation From Black Holes: Gamma Rays, Cosmic Rays, and Neutrinos
Charles D. Dermer
A Multi-wavelength Observations of Fermi-LAT Monitored Blazars with SMARTS
Erin W. Bonning
A Probing Extragalactic Media with Very High Energy Gamma Rays from Cosmologically Distant Blazars
Timothy C. Arlen

P A Survey of Fermi Catalog Sources using data from the Milagro Gamma-Ray Observatory
Andrew Smith
A Fermi LAT Observations of Diffuse Gamma-Ray Emission in the Galactic Center
Seth Digel
A Fermi-LAT Observations of Gamma-ray Transients Near the Galactic Plane
Elizabeth Hays
A First Results of Monitoring X-ray Transients with MAXI GSC Onboard ISS
Mutsumi Sugizaki
A Galactic Gamma Ray Sources: Microquasars and New Transients
Marco Tavani
P All-Sky Earth Occultation Observations with the Fermi Gamma Ray Burst Monitor
Colleen Wilson-Hodge
A Fermi-GBM Observations of Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes Michael Briggs
  Meeting Summary Peter Michelson





Jorstad, Svetlana G. A.P. Marscher, V.M. Larionov, I. Agudo, P.S. Smith  Connection between Gamma-Ray Variations and Disturbances in the Jets of Blazars
Aller, Margo F. Hugh D. Aller, Philip A. Hughes  Radio Band Linear Polarization as a Probe of Gamma-Ray-Flaring Blazar Jets
Smith, Paul S. E. Montiel, S. Rightley, J. Turner, G.D. Schmidt (UA), B.T. Jannuzi (NOAO/KPNO)  Coordinated Fermi/Optical Monitoring of Blazars and the Great 2009 September Gamma-ray Flare of 3C 454.3
Beckmann, Volker  S. Soldi, C. Ricci  Fermi detected blazars seen by INTEGRAL
Galante, Nicola  VERITAS Collaboration  VERITAS Observations of Radio Galaxies
Ojha, Roopesh  M. Kadler and the TANAMI team.  TANAMI: Milliarcsecond resolution observations of extragalactic gamma-ray sources
Konopelko, Alexander  for the VERITAS collaboration  VERITAS Observations of Mrk 501 in 2009
Fegan, Stephen J on behalf of the Fermi Large Area Telescope Collaboration  Fermi observations of TeV-selected AGN
Soldi, Simona    The variability of the quasar 3C 273: a radio to gamma-ray view
Boeck, Moritz  M. Kadler, R. Ojha, G. Tosti, J. Wilms, C. Mueller and the TANAMI and Fermi/LAT Collaborations  Extragalactic Jets from the TANAMI Sample as Seen by Fermi/LAT
Sanchez, David  Berrie Giebels, on behalf of the Fermi Large area collaboration  Monitoring the synchrotron and Compton emission of PKS2155-304: one year of observations with RXTE and Fermi
Benbow, Wystan R VERITAS Collaboration  VERITAS Observations of Blazars
Cutini, Sara  Paolo Giommi, Nicola Mazziotta, Silvia Rainò e Andrea Tramacere on behalf of Fermi-LAT collaboration

Analysis of the Spectral Energy Distributions of Fermi bright blazars
Gasparrini, Dario E. Cavazzuti, P. Giommi, C. Pittori, S. Colafrancesco on behalf of the Fermi-LAT Collaboration

Study of microwave/gamma-ray properties for Fermi-LAT bright AGNs
Chang, Chin-Shin  et al.  Multiwavelength campaign of the gamma-ray flaring source PKS 2052-474
Kaufmann, Sarah  S. Wagner, O. Tibolla, F. Volpe, M. Hauser, O. deJager, M. Raue, K. Kosack on behalf of the HESS collaboration and P. Fortin, W. McConville, D. Thompson on behalf of the Fermi/LAT collaboration  Broadband multi-wavelength campaign on PKS2005-489
Gall, Daniel D VERITAS Collaboration  Multi-wavelength Observations of Markarian 501
Ros, Eduardo  the MOJAVE collaboration  Radio and gamma-properties of the 2cm Survey and MOJAVE samples
Chang, Chin-Shin  et al.  The spectral energy distribution of gamma-faint compact radio sources
Kranich, Daniel  the MAGIC collaboration  Results from the observation of extragalactic objects with the MAGIC telescope
Mueller, Cornelia  M. Kadler, R. Ojha, J. Wilms, M. Boeck and the TANAMI Collaboration  The TANAMI Program: Tracking Active Galactic Nuclei with Austral Milliarcsecond Interferometry
Sokolovsky, Kirill V Y.Y. Kovalev, A.P. Lobanov, A.B. Pushkarev, T. Savolainen, M. Kadler  Constraining the magnetic field in the parsec-scale jets of the brightest Fermi blazars with multifrequency VLBI observations
Max-Moerbeck, Walter  W. Max-Moerbeck on behalf of the Fermi-LAT and F-GAMMA collaborations  Connection between gamma-ray and radio activity of blazars from Fermi-LAT and 15 GHz radio monitoring with the OVRO 40-m telescope
Carramiñana, Alberto  L. Carrasco, V. Chavushyan, E. Recillas, I. Pedraza  Extensive optical and NIR monitoring of gamma-ray and mm-wave bright blazars
Venters, Tonia M   Contribution to the Extragalactic Gamma-ray Background from the Cascades of Very-high Energy Gamma Rays from Blazars
Inoue, Shigeki Mr.   The mechanism of suppressed dynamical friction in a constant density core of dwarf galaxies
Mori, Masaki    Search for GeV gamma-ray emission from clusters of galaxies studied by TeV telescopes
de Cea, Elsa  Diego F. Torres, Ana Y. Rodríguez  Models analysis of the VHE detections of the starburst galaxies M82 and NGC 253
Fuerst, Felix  Ingo Kreykenbohm, Joern Wilms, Slawomir Suchy, Katja  Pottschmidt, Laura Barragan, Peter Kretschmar, and Richard E. Rothschild  4U 1909+075: a well-hidden pearl
Corbet, Robin  Matthew Kerr  Hunting for New Gamma-ray Binaries - Technique Development
Chernyakova, Maria  Andrii Neronov and Mathieu Ribordy Study of gamma-ray-loud binaries in the Fermi era.
Caliandro, G. Andrea    On the high energy pulsar population detected by Fermi
Timokhin, Andrey    Self-consistent modeling of pair cascade in the polar cap of a pulsar
Gonthier, Peter L Erin Nagelkirk, Melanie Stam, and Alice K. Harding  Population Synthesis of Radio and Gamma-ray Pulsars in the Fermi Era
Pierbattista, Marco
Isabelle A. Grenier, Alice K. Harding, Peter L. Gonthier

Constraining pulsar gap models with lightcurve statistical properties and  flux properties of a simulated gamma-ray pulsar population
Razzano, Massimiliano  Denis Dumora (CENBG) and Fabio Gargano (INFN-Bari)  High-energy gamma-ray observations of Geminga with the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Johnson, Tyrel J On Behalf of the Fermi Large Area Telescope Collaboration and the Timing Consortium  Very Fine Time-Resolved Spectral Studies of the Vela Pulsar with the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Bilous, Anna  Maura McLaughlin, Vlad Kondratiev, Maxim Lyutikov, Scott Ransom, Ben Stappers, Glen Langston, Mitch Mickaliger, Duncan Lorimer  Constraining Pulsar Emission Physics through Radio/Gamma-Ray Correlation of Crab Giant Pulses
Tibolla, Omar  O. de Jager, W. Domainko, S. Kaufmann, N. Komin, K. Kosack on behalf of the H.E.S.S. collaboration  HESS J1507-622: an unique unidentified source off the Galactic Plane
Zanin, Roberta  on behalf of the MAGIC collaboration  Latest results on galactic sources obtained with the MAGIC telescope.
Tanaka, Shuta J Fumio Takahara  A Model of the Spectral Evolution of Pulsar Wind Nebulae
Smith, Patrick D Richard Hughes, Brian Winer, Thomas Wood  Methods for Measuring the Cosmic-Ray Proton Spectrum With the Fermi LAT
Pesce Rollins, Melissa  On behalf of the Fermi Large Area Telescope Collaboration  Extending the Galactic Cosmic Ray electron + positron spectrum measured by the Fermi LAT
Scargle, Jeffrey D Slobodan Simic  Photon dispersion in causal sets
Vitlae, Vincenzo Dr Aldo Morselli, for the LAT collaboration  Indirect Search for Dark Matter from the center of the Milky Way with Fermi-LAT
Zavala Franco, Jesus  Volker Springel and Michael Boylan-Kolchin  Mapping extragalactic dark matter structures through gamma-rays
Tibaldo, Luigi  on behalf of the Fermi LAT collaboration  The cosmic-ray puzzle and the census of the interstellar medium: the Fermi LAT view of Cassiopeia, Cepheus and the Perseus arm
Akira, Okumura  Tune Kamae, on behalf of the Fermi Large Area Telescope Collaboration

Diffuse Gamma-Ray Observations of the Orion Molecular Clouds
Johannesson, Gudlaugur
Igor Moskalenko, Seth Digel, for the Fermi-LAT Collaboration

HI spin temperature with Fermi-LAT

Casandjian, Jean-Marc  On behalf of the Fermi Large Area Telescope Collaboration  High Energy Gamma-Ray Emission from
the Loop I region
IAFRATE, GIULIA  Giulia Iafrate and Francesco Longo on behalf of the Fermi Large Area Telescope Collaboration  Searches for high energy solar flares with Fermi LAT
Seiji, Harikae  Tomoya Takiwaki, Kei Kotake  Long-Term Evolution of Slowly Rotating Collapsar in Special Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics
Hurley, Kevin C V. Connaughton, C. Meegan, A. von Kienlin  Integrating the Fermi Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor into the 3rd Interplanetary Network
Pelassa, Veronique A.-S.

on behalf of the Fermi GBM and LAT Collaborations

Fermi and Swift observations of the bright GRB 090510, prompt emission and afterglow studies
Pelassa, Veronique A.-S.

on behalf of the Fermi GBM and LAT Collaborations

The LAT Low-Energy technique for Fermi GRBs spectral analysis
Toma, Kenji  Xuefeng Wu, Peter Meszaros  An up-scattered cocoon emission model of gamma-ray burst high-energy lags
Pandey, Shashi Bhushan  Carl Akerlof  Prompt optical observations of Fermi-LAT bursts and GRB 090902B.
Ohno, Masanori  on behalf of the Fermi GBM and LAT Collaborations  Fermi-LAT observations of low-luminous Gamma-Ray Bursts
Bagoly, Zsolt  I. Horvath, L. G. Balazs, P. Veres  SWIFT and BATSE bursts' classification
Bagoly, Zsolt  L. G. Balazs, P. Veres, A. Meszaros, I. Horvath  Anomalous grouping of some short BATSE GRBs
Veres, Peter  Z. Bagoly, I. Horvath, A. Meszaros, L.G. Balazs  A search for gravitational lensing effects in Fermi GRB data
Veres, Peter  J. Ripa, C. Wigger  The effect of annealing on the RHESSI gamma-ray detectors
Veres, Peter  J. Kelemen, B. Cenko, Z. Bagoly, I. Horvath  A long and homogeneous optical monitoring of the 'naked-eye' burst GRB 080319B with the Palomar-60 telescope
Pizzichini, Graziella  E. Maiorano, F. Munz  Search for changes  in Gamma-Ray Bursts at different redshifts
Nishikawa, Ken-Ichi  J. Niemiec, B. Zhang, M. Medvedev, P. Hardee, Y. Mizuno, A. Nordlund, J. Frederiksen, H. Sol, M. Pohl, D. H. Hartmann, J. F. Fishman  Simulation of relativistic shocks and associated radiation from turbulent magnetic fields
Karas, Vladimir  Jiri Horak  Effects of retro-lensing light curves near a black hole
Krimm, Hans A S. Barthelmy, W. Baumgartner, J. Cummings, E. Fenimore, N. Gehrels, C. Markwardt,  D. Palmer, T. Sakamoto, G. Skinner, M. Stamatikos, J. Tueller  Swift/BAT monitoring of Fermi/LAT sources
Tibolla, Omar  O. de Jager, W. Domainko, S. Kaufmann, R.C.G. Chaves, N. Komin, A. Fiasson, K. Kosack on behalf of the H.E.S.S. collaboration  New unidentified H.E.S.S. Galactic sources
Fortin, Pascal  Deirdre Horan, Elizabeth Ferrara, on behalf of the Fermi Large Area Telescope Collaboration  A search for candidate TeV emitters in the high-latitude Fermi unassociated sources
Cherry, Michael L C. A. Wilson-Hodge, E. Beklen, P.N. Bhat, M. Briggs, A. Camero-Arranz, G. L. Case, V. Chaplin, V. Connaughton, M. Finger, R.H. Haynes, R. Preece, J. Rodi  Observations of Soft Gamma-ray Sources >100 keV Using Earth Occultations with GBM
Thompson, David J Fermi Large Area Telescope Collaboration  Multiwavelength Opportunities and Challenges in the Era of Public Fermi Data
Burnett, Toby  Fermi-LAT collaboration  Measurement of the Fermi-LAT localization performance
Rochester, Leon S Tracy Usher, Robert Johnson and Bill Atwood, on behalf of the Fermi LAT Collaboration

Description of Upgrades to the Event Simulation and Reconstruction for the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Mazziotta, Mario Nicola Francesco Loparco (On behalf of the Fermi-LAT collaboration)  Unfolding spectral analysis of the Fermi-LAT data
Cameron, Robert A.

The Fermi Large Area Telescope Collaboration, the ASKAP VAST Survey Science Team

A Southern Sky Survey with Fermi LAT and ASKAP
Case, Gary L Michael Cherry, Yuan Zhang, James Ling, Martin Lo, Thomas Shimizu, William Wheaton  Initial Results of New Tomographic Imaging of the Gamma-Ray Sky with BATSE
Moralejo Olaizola, Abelardo
the MAGIC collaboration  Status of MAGIC-II
Meyer, Manuel  Dieter Horns  Cross Calibration of Imaging Air Cherenkov Telescopes with Fermi
Perkins, Jeremy S The VERITAS Collaboration  VERITAS Telescope 1 Relocation: Details and Improvements
Wagner, Robert Elina Lindfors, Aimo Sillanpää, Stefan Wagner for the CTA Consortium The CTA Observatory
Sandoval, Andres for the HAWC Collaboration Performance of the 1st Prototype of the HAWC Gamma Ray Observatory
Grasso, Dario  on behalf of Fermi-LAT collaboration The Cosmic Rays Electron Spectrum measured by Fermi-LAT: some possible interpretations
Massaro, E.
F. Tinebra, R. Campana, G. Tosti
Search for gamma-ray sources in the LAT sky with the Minimal Spanning Tree algorithm