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Laura Bîrzan
Contact Information:
Laura Bîrzan
Leiden Observatory
Leiden University
Oort Gebouw
P.O. Box 9513
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands
email

About Me

Research Interests

  • X-ray and radio emission from clusters of galaxies.
  • Effects of feedback from active galactic nuclei on the intracluster medium.
  • Cluster magnetic fields.
  • X-ray and radio emission from pulsars and pulsar wind nebulae.

Publications

Talks and Posters

  • The Detectability of AGN Cavities in Cooling-Flow Clusters
    talk presented at The Monster's Fiery Breath: Feedback in Galaxies, Groups, and Clusters in Madison, WI, June 2009
  • Radio-Induced Cavities in the ICM: from quenching cooling in the cluster cores to a universal scaling relation between jet power and radio power
    invited talk presented at Berkeley, CA, April 2009
  • Radio Observations of Cavity Systems
    invited talk presented at The Cool, Cooler and Cold - Cluster Cooling flow in a New Light in Lorentz Center, Leiden, The Netherlands, September 2008
  • Radiative Efficiency and Content of Extragalactic Radio Sources
    talk presented at Radio Galaxies in the Chandra Era in Cambridge, MA, July 2008
  • Radio and X-ray Properties of Cavities in the Hot Atmosphere of Ellipticals, Groups, and Clusters
    Ph.D. talk presented at the AAS meeting in Seattle, WA, January 2007
  • Radio Properties of Cavities in the ICM: Imprints of AGN Activity
    talk presented at the Heating vs. Cooling in Galaxies and Clusters of Galaxies conference in Garching, Germany, August 2006
  • Radio Properties of Cavities in the ICM: Imprints of AGN Activity
    invited talk presented at ASTRON, Dwingeloo, The Netherlands, January 2006
  • Interactions between Radio Sources and the Intracluster Medium: X-ray Cavities
    invited talk presented at NRAO, Socorro, NM, October 2005
  • Interactions between Radio Sources and the Intracluster Medium: X-ray Cavities
    talk presented at the meeting of the Ohio Section of the American Physical Society, Athens, OH, April 2004
  • Interactions between Radio Sources and the Intracluster Medium
    poster presented at the meeting of the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the AAS, New Orleans, LA, September 2004
  • A Chandra Archival Survey of Galaxy Clusters with X-ray Cavities
    poster presented at The Riddle of Cooling Flows in Galaxies and Clusters of Galaxies, Charlottesville, VA, June 2003
Last updated Oct 26, 2009.