Valencia from 20 to 22 March 2013
3rd Iberian Gravitational-Wave Meeting 2013

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Wednesday 20 March, 2013 11:00 to 12:00 Conference
Binary Black Holes in Astrophysical Environments
Speaker: Pablo Laguna, Georgia Tech, Professor

Authors: Pablo Laguna and Tamara Bogdanovic

Modeling the late in-spiral and merger of supermassive black holes is central to understanding accretion processes and the conditions under which electromagnetic emission accompanies gravitational waves. In this regime, magneto-hydrodynamic numerical relativity simulations are needed to investigate how electromagnetic signatures correlate with black hole spins, mass ratios, and the gaseous environment. I will review the current status of simulations of binary black holes mergers in astrophysical environments.
Morning Sessions
Place: Salon Grados

Other activities in Morning Sessions
09:00 h. to 10:00 h.Conference

Cosmological backgrounds of gravitational waves

Speaker: Mar Bastero Gil, Universidad de Granada

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