Division D High Energy Phenomena and Fundamental Physics


Chryssa Kouveliotou

George Washington University
Physics Department
Corcoran Hall
725 21st Street, NW
Washington DC 20052
United States

Phone: +1 2029945898
Email: ckouveliotouemailgwuedu
Organization website: http://physics.columbian.gwu.edu/chryssa-kouveliotou

Last updated:
August 15, 2015


Felix Albert Aharonian

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
School of Cosmic Physics
31 Fitzwilliam Place
2 Dublin

Phone: +353 3-86-7358222
Fax: +353 3-1- 5242302
Email 1: FelixAharoniandiasie
Email 2: FelixAharonianmpi-hdmpgde
Personal website: http://www.mpi-hd.mpg.de/astrophysik/HEA/1600.html
Organization website: http://www.dias.ie/

Last updated:
May 24, 2015

Steering Committee


Elena Pian

Institute of Space Astrophysics and Cosmic Physics
Via P. Gobetti 101
40129 Bologna

Phone: +39 050509711
Fax: +39 050563513
Email 1: elenapiansnsit
Email 2: pianiasfboinafit
Organization website: http://www.iasfbo.inaf.it/~pian

Last updated:
April 2, 2014

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Division D subsumes the old Div. XI (Space and High Energy Astrophysics) with a broader scientific perspective including, e.g., "multi-messenger astronomy" (cosmic rays, neutrinos, gravitational waves, etc.), and non-thermal phenomena emitting radiation from the radio to TeV gamma-rays. Interests span from the mildly-relativistic electrons of supernova remnants or the hot intracluster medium, to ultra-relativistic cosmic-rays and their products in active galaxies and elsewhere. Phenomena include plasma astrophysics, magnetohydrodynamics, shocks, particle acceleration, photoionization, jets, outflows, bursts, extreme gravity, strong magnetic fields, etc. Example questions of topical interest might include the physics of dark matter, active-galaxy feedback, missing baryons in the warm/hot phase of the intergalactic medium, and the equation of state of neutron-star matter. Some of these topics will be shared with Div.J ("Galaxies & Cosmology").

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