X-ray diversity in old star clusters

Astronomy

26June2018 12:00 - 13:00

PhD defence ceremony

Smriti Vats discusses the properties of low-luminosity X-ray sources in old star clusters. She studies the properties of faint X-ray sources within old open clusters, before shifting her focus to cooling of accretion-heated neutron star crusts in low-mass X-ray binary systems in globular clusters.

S. Vats: X-Ray Diversity in Old Star Clusters

Supervisor

Prof. R.A.M.J. Wijers

Prof. R.A.D. Wijnands

Co-supervisor

Dr M.C. van den Berg (Harvard University)

Location

  • Agnietenkapel

    Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231 | 1012 EZ Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 2362

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Entrance

This event is open to the public.

Published by  University of Amsterdam