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Extra-solar Planets

Isle of Skye, UK, 28th May - 8th June 2007

Lecture Presentations

Detection and characterisation of extrasolar planetary systems

  Name   Affiliation   Topic
Andrew Collier Cameron SUPA, University of St Andrews, UK
Detection methods: wide field planetary searches
Martin Dominik SUPA, University of St Andrews, UK Detection methods: cool planet detection using gravitational microlensing events

Lecture 1   (zipped media files)         Lecture 2     (zipped media files)

External link to Martin's website  (including Keynote versions of the presentations)

Hugh Jones University of Hertfordshire, UK
1.  Overview of detection methods

2.  Planetary detection by radial velocity searches

Maciej Konacki Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
1.  Planets around pulsars and white dwarfs

2.  Planets of binary and multiple star systems

Andrzej Maciejewski University of Zielona Gora, Poland
Orbit determination for extrasolar planetary systems

Lecture 1                        Lecture 2

Daphne Stam SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Utrecht, Netherlands
Modelling spectroscopic & polarimetric signatures of exo-planets.

Lecture 1                        Lecture 2

Formation, evolution and dynamics of extrasolar planetary systems

  Name   Affiliation   Topic
Rudolf Dvorak University of Vienna, Austria
Stability of terrestrial planets in extrasolar planetary systems
Sylvio Ferraz-Mello Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
The dynamics of real exoplanetary systems
Eric Ford Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, USA
Dynamical evolution of planetary systems and debris disks            (movie)
Jane Greaves SUPA, University of St Andrews, UK
1.  Proto-planetary disks: observing planet-forming material

2.  Debris disks: detecting planets and their environments

Massimiliano Guzzo Universita degli Studi di Padova, Italy
Mechanisms for the production of chaos in dynamical systems
Jim Message University of Liverpool, UK
Fundamentals of perturbation theory
Kleomenis Tsiganis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Late stages of solar system formation
Joerg Waldvogel ETH - Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland
Fundamentals of regularization theory

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