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

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Thursday 21 March, 2013 12:30 to 13:00 Conference
Models of Black-Hole Accretion Tori as Remnants of Neutron-Star Mergers
Speaker: Oliver Just, Max-Planck Institute Astrophysics

Authors: Oliver Just

"A likely remnant of a binary neutron-star merger or a neutron-star black-hole merger is a black hole surrounded by a differentially rotating disk of neutron-star debris. Besides being the favored candidate system for the central engine of a short gamma-ray burst, it is generally speculated that during the first few hundreds of milliseconds after its formation the disk could release massive outflows which, if they are sufficiently neutron-rich, could be a relevant contributor to the repertoire of r-process elements in the universe. Unfortunately, modeling the black-hole torus system is very challenging, mainly on account of the combined computational difficulties associated with multidimensional neutrino transport and turbulent angular momentum transport. In the talk, I will first present a radiation-magnetohydrodynamics code including energy-dependent, multidimensional two-moment neutrino transport which was recently developed to model the aforementioned systems. Afterwards, I will show and discuss the essential results we obtained for our models of viscous and magnetized black-hole torus systems."
Morning Sessions
Place: Salon Grados

Other activities in Morning Sessions
12:00 h. to 12:30 h.Conference

Magnetized Accretion onto Inspiraling Binary Black Holes.

Speaker: Bruno Mundim, AEI, Postdoc
10:00 h. to 11:00 h.Conference

Using numerical relativity to explore fundamental physics and astrophysics

Speaker: Luciano Rezzolla, Albert Einstein Institute
11:30 h. to 12:00 h.Conference

Binary Black Hole Gravitational Waves: Simple or Complex?

Speaker: Deirdre Shoemaker, Georgia Institute of Technology, Associate Professor
11:00 h. to 11:30 h.Coffee break

09:00 h. to 12:00 h.Conference

Modelling Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Binaries

Speaker: Sascha Husa, A

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