Understanding Relativistic Jets by Polarimetry and Synergetic Study from Radio to TeV

Date: 2014 March 24 (Mon) morning to 26 (Wed) noon (or afternoon)
Place: Room E104, Faculty of Science, Hiroshima University, 1-3-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima, JAPAN MAP

Workshop program

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Purpose of the workshop

Relativistic jets emerging from Active Galactic Nuclei containing Supermassive Blackholes are frequently seen in the Universe and they form structures of various spatial scales. Polarimetry is a powerful tool to investigate a magnetic field structure of the relativistic jet. Combined with multi-wavelength information provided by currently operating telescopes such as VLBI, Suzaku/Swift/Chandra, Fermi, and MAGIC/HESS/VERITAS, we are gaining knowledge about AGN jet structures and their magnetic fields. In mid 2010's, new-generation observatories such as ALMA (sub-mm), Astro-H (X-ray) and CTA (sub-TeV to TeV) will also start to be operated. This workshop covers the latest observational results of AGN jets and their associated structures observed from radio to TeV bands, as well as theoretical interpretations and prospects of current/future observations. Topics related to AGN jets and the associated structures will be broadly discussed.

Invited Speakers


Michitoshi Yoshida, Yasushi Fukazawa, Koji Kawabata, Tsunefumi Mizuno, Makoto Uemura, Yasuyuki Tanaka (Hiroshima University)

Contact Address

ytanaka[atmark]hep01.hepl.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please change [atmark] to @)

This workshop is supported by Hiroshima University.