HIGH-Z & MULTI-Λ

Multi-wavelength study of accretion onto black holes and its evolution during cosmic times

 Coordinatore MAX PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V. 

 Organization address address: Hofgartenstrasse 8
city: MUENCHEN
postcode: 80539

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Bernhard
Cognome: Scheiner
Email: send email
Telefono: 4989300000000
Fax: 4989300000000

 Nazionalità Coordinatore Germany [DE]
 Totale costo 161˙968 €
 EC contributo 161˙968 €
 Programma FP7-PEOPLE
Specific programme "People" implementing the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities (2007 to 2013)
 Code Call FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IEF
 Funding Scheme MC-IEF
 Anno di inizio 2013
 Periodo (anno-mese-giorno) 2013-03-01   -   2015-02-28

 Partecipanti

# participant  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    MAX PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN E.V.

 Organization address address: Hofgartenstrasse 8
city: MUENCHEN
postcode: 80539

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Bernhard
Cognome: Scheiner
Email: send email
Telefono: 4989300000000
Fax: 4989300000000

DE (MUENCHEN) coordinator 161˙968.80

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evolution    nasa    variability    investigation    gbh    mc    ray    rays    outburst    cloud    disc    time    jet    cosmic    optical    missions    sgra    connections       yr    gc    astronomy    space    galactic    agn    winds    ir   

 Obiettivo del progetto (Objective)

'The beginning of this century can be considered a golden age for X-ray astronomy, with the launch of XMM-Newton, Chandra and Suzaku, three cornerstones of the ESA, NASA and JAXA space programs. These observatories, although more than 10yr old, still deliver excellent science and X-ray astronomy now leads many fields of astronomical investigation. However, only small-medium class X-ray missions are planned to be launched in the next 10-15yr, thus shrinking the space for new discoveries in X-rays alone. The two years at MPE will allow to diversify my scientific expertise by: i) expanding my research field into: a) Optical-Infra Red (IR) bands; b) evolution of Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) variability through cosmic time; ii) being granted access to Optical-IR facilities and new X-ray missions. The proposed project will allow to: 1) measure the evolution of AGN variability over cosmic time using large AGN samples, thus also assessing whether AGN can be used as standard candles; 2) measure SgrA*'s duty cycle, its past activity, the Molecular Cloud (MC) Galactic Center (GC) distribution, the level of GC cosmic rays, the irradiation induced MC chemistry; 3) if SgrA* will go into outburst (a gas cloud will reach SgrA* in mid 2013) we will lead the X-ray investigation of this major event (e.g. the switching on of an AGN, jet-disc creation) that will remain in astronomy records; 4) link (thanks to NuSTAR, the new NASA X-ray mission) the variability properties of the Compton reflection hump, the FeK line and the soft excess in AGN, to finally understand the origin of these components; 5) monitoring the evolution of the cross-correlation function and the spectral energy distribution, during an entire Galactic Black Hole (GBH) outburst, to echo-map and determine the transformation of the disc-jet-corona system geometry; 6) understand if GBH winds can keep the alpha-disc stable, constrain the connections between wind-jet-state in GBH and the connections between GBH and AGN winds.'

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