Pushchino Radio Astronomy Observatory of Astro Space Center of P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute

International Colloquium
"Scattering and Scintillation in Radio Astronomy"
19 - 23 June 2006
Pushchino, Moscow region, Russia

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19 June

Opening     10.00 - 10.30

Session 1. Overview of Scintillation     10.30 - 12.35

(1)V.I. Shishov.
Review of Theory of Interplanetary and Interstellar Scintillation (30+5). (ppt-file)

Coffee break 20 min

(2) W.A. Coles.
Review of Interplanetary Scintillation extragalactic radio sources and spacecraft coherent radio signals (30+5) (ppt-file)

(3) B.J. Rickett.
Review of Interstellar Scintillation pulsars and extragalactic sources (30+5). (ppt-file)

Dinner 12.35 - 15.00

Session 2. Radio sounding and Interplanetary scintillation. 15.00 - 17.05

(4) M K. Bird.
Coronal Faraday rotation of occulted radio signals (30+5). (ppt-file)

(5) A.I. Efimov, L.N. Samoznaev, V.K. Rudash, I.V. Chashei, M.K. Bird, D. Plettemeier. Observation of the January 1997 coronal mass ejection near the Sun using radio sounding technique with the GALILEO spacecraft (30+5). (ppt-file)

(6) S. R. Spangler.
Coronal Faraday Rotation: Diagnostics of Current Sheets and MHD Waves (30+5). (ppt-file)

(7) Yu. Tokarev, Yu. Belov, G. Boiko, G. Komrakov.
SURA-WIND experiments: intensity fluctuations due to Faraday effect (15+5). (ppt-file)

Coffee break 20 min

Ceremony for Grote Reber's memory 17.30 -18.30 (ppt-file, 99.9 Mb)

Reception 18.30

20 June

Session 3. Scattering in the Solar Corona and Interplanetary scintillation. 9.00 - 10.45

(8) W. A. Coles, J. Chau, J.Harmon, and M. Sulzer.
Solar Radar Observations at 50 MHz (30+5). (ppt-file)

(9) M. Kojima, M. Tokumaru, K. Fujiki
IPS tomographic observations of 3D solar wind structure (30+5). (ppt-file)

(10) P. Janardhan.
Low-Density Solar Wind Anomalies (30+5). (ppt-file)

Coffee break 20 min

Excursion on Radiotelescopes 11.10 -13.00

Dinner 13.00 - 15.00

Session 4. Interplanetary scintillation . 15.00 - 17.00

(11) B. V. Jackson, P. P. Hick, and A. Buffington, M. Kojima and M. Tokumaru.
Comparison of the Extent and Mass of CME Events in the Interplanetary Medium
Using IPS and SMEI Thomson Scattering Observations (30+5). (zip-file)

(12) M. Tokumaru.
Global properties of heliospheric disturbances observed
by interplanetary scintillation (15+5). (ppt-file)

(13) M. Olyak.
To the possibility of research of the external solar wind thin
structure in decameter radio waves (15+5) (ppt-file)

Coffee break 20 min

(14) R.A Fallows.
IPS Using EISCAT and MERLIN: Extremely Long Baseline
Observations at Multiple Frequencies (30+5) (ppt-file)

(15) N.A. Lotova, K.V. Vladimirski, V.N. Obridko
Structure of solar wind flows at the maximum and descending phases of the 23 solar activity cycle (15+5). (ppt-file)

(16) V.N. Gubenko, V.E. Andreev
The identification of the fluctuation effects related to the turbulence and "permanent" layers in the atmosphere of Venus from radio occultation data (15+5). (ppt-file)


21 June

Excursion to Moscow 9.00 - 18.00

22 June

Session 5. Interstellar scintillation 1. 10.00 - 13.00

(17) D. Stinebring.
Using pulsar scintillation to probe anisotropy and AU-size structure
in the scattering medium. (30+5) (ppt-file)

(18) C.R. Gwinn.
Interstellar Levy Flights (30+5) (ppt-file)

Cofee break 20 min

(19) J.E.J. Lovell, D.L. Jauncey, C. Senkbeil, S. Shabala, H.E. Bignall, J-P. Macquart, B.J. Rickett, L. Kedziora-Chudczer.
The MASIV VLA 5 GHz Scintillation Survey of the Northern Radio Sky. (30+5) (ppt-file)

(20) T.V. Smirnova.
Interstellar turbulent plasma spectrum from multi-frequency observations of pulsars. (30+5) (ppt-file)

(21) B.J. Rickett, W.A. Coles.
Interstellar Scintillation of the Double Pulsar J0737-3039 (30+5) (ppt-file)

(22) V.M. Malofeev, O.I. Malov , S.A.Tyul'bashev, A. Jessner, W. Sieber, R. Wielebinski.
Diffraction scintillation at 1.4 and 4.85 GHz. (15+5) (ppt-file)

Dinner 13.00 - 15.00

Session 6. Interstellar scintillation 2. 15.00 - 18.25

(23) B. K. Dennison, C. A. Bennett, R. M. Blake, M. W. Castelaz, D. Cline, C. S. Osborne, L. Owen, W. A. Christiansen, D. A. Moffett
The Dedicated Interferometer for Rapid Variability (DIRV) (30+5) (ppt-file)

(24) H.E. Bignall.
Interstellar scintillation as a probe of muas structure in quasars (30+5). (ppt-file)

Coffee break 20 min

(25) V.I. Kondtratiev, M.V. Popov, V.A. Soglasnov, N. Bartel, W. Cannon, A.Y. Novikov
Probing cosmic plasma with Giant Radio Pulses (30+5). (ppt-file)

(26) A. D. Kuzmin, B.Ya. Losovsky
Distribution of the turbulent plasma in the near region of the Galaxy (15+5). (ppt-file)

(27) A. V. Pynzar.
Distribution of the turbulent plasma in the Galaxy (15+5). (ppt-file)

(28) G. S. Tsarevsky.
A Galactic Latitude - Modulation Index relation as an indicator of the ISM scintillation of the extragalactic sources radio emission. (ppt-file)

Conference Dinner - 19.00

23 June

Session 7. Modeling and physical origin.
Theory of scattering and scintillation. 9.00 - 11.10

(29) I.V. Chashei, A.I.Efimov, M.K. Bird.
Solar wind turbulence from radio occultation data (30+5). (ppt-file)

(30) H. Fahr.
Generation of MHD turbulence non-equilibrium ion distributions (30+5) (zip-file)

(31) S. I. Molodykh.
The Energy Balance in the Solar Wind Formation Region (15+5). (ppt-file)

(32) A. Afanasiev.
Coronal scattering of radio emission under strong regular refraction (15+5) (ppt-file)

(33) A. A. Stanislavsky.
Subdiffusion of beams through interplanetary and interstellar media (15+5). (ppt-file)

Coffee break 20 min

Session 8. Scintillation as a tool for investigation of radio sources
Seeing through interplanetary and interstellar turbulent media 11.30 -12.30

(34) V. S. Artjukh.
Investigations of AGNs by the interplanetary scintillation method (15+5). (ppt-file)

(35) S. A. Tul'bashev.
Investigation of different types of radio sources by IPS method (15+5). (ppt-file)

(36) A. A. Chuprikov.
The dual-frequency calibration of ionosphere influence in VLBA data processing (15+5). (ppt-file)

(37) V.I. Shishov, S.A. Tyul'bashev, I.A. Subaev.
Monitoring of interplanetary and ionosphere scintillations at frequency 110 MHz (15+5). (ppt-file)

Closing 12.30 - 13.00

Dinner 13.00 - 15.00

Excursion to the reserve for European bisons 15.00 - 17.00


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