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

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Friday 22 March, 2013 16:00 to 16:30 Conference
General Relativistic Resistive Magnetohydrodynamics with Whisky
Speaker: Daniela Alic, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics - Albert Einstein Institute, Postdoc

Authors: Kyriaki Dionysopoulou, Daniela Alic, Carlos Palenzuela, Luciano Rezzolla, Bruno Giacomazzo

We present a new numerical implementation of the general-relativistic resistive magnetohydrodynamics (GR-RMHD) equations within the Whisky code. The numerical method adopted exploits the properties of Implicit-Explicit Runge-Kutta (RKIMEX) numerical schemes to treat the stiff terms of the equations. We report simulations of magnetized non-rotating stars both in the Cowling approximation and in dynamical spacetimes. In addition, the case of a collapsing non-rotating star has been studied because it provides a very good testbed for numerical codes with dynamical electromagnetic fields in strong gravity and because of its astrophysical relevance. We show that our results are in good agreement with the perturbative studies of the dynamics of electromagnetic fields in a Schwarzschild background.
Afternoon Sessions
Place: Salon Grados

Other activities in Afternoon Sessions
18:00 h. to 18:30 h.Conference

New results for electromagnetic quasinormal modes of black holes

Speaker: Denitsa Staicova, Sofia University
17:30 h. to 18:00 h.Conference

Canonical dynamics of variational discrete systems

Speaker: Philipp  Hoehn, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
16:30 h. to 17:00 h.Conference

Trumpet puncture initial data for black holes on COCAL

Speaker: Takumu Kawamura, University of the Ryukyus, graduate student
17:00 h. to 17:30 h.Coffee break

15:30 h. to 16:00 h.Conference

On the magnetorotational instability in hypermassive neutron stars

Speaker: Daniel Siegel, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
15:00 h. to 15:30 h.Conference

Gravitational Wave Emission from Magnetized Neutron Stars

Speaker: Riccardo Ciolfi, AEI Potsdam

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