Volume 12


Aryabhatta Institute of Observational Sciences
Nainital, Uttarkhand, India
May 6 – 8, 2015

Editors: I. Chattopadhyay, A. Nandi, S. Das and S. Mandal

  • Cover Page: [PDF]
  • Title Page Illustration: [PDF]
  • Title Page: [PDF]
  • Contents
    • Foreward: [PDF]
    • Message from the Head of the Institute, ARIES : [PDF]
    • Organizing Committees: [PDF]
    • Participants: [PDF]
    • Conference Photograph: [JPG]
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General Relativity and Compact Objects:  1
Patrick Dasgupta
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Whither TCAF?:  9
S. K. Chakrabarti
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Hard X-ray spectro-polarimetry of Black Holes sources:  17
A. R. Rao
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Physics of Neutron Stars: From the Core to the Crust:  23
Debades Bandyopadhyay
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Multi-wavelength studies of Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables:  29
K. P. Singh
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Unstable mass-loss from a geometrically thick accretion disc around black holes:  35
S. Das and T. Okuda
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Radiative properties of pair-plasma in accretion disc around black holes:  39
Samir Mandal and Hrishabh Singh
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Coherent Radio Emission from Pulsars:  43
D. Mitra, G. Melikidze and J. Gil
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Dynamically induced shock oscillation in the accretion disc around black holes:  47
S. Das and R. Aktar
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Cosmic evolution of AGN using self-consistent black hole energetics:  51
A. Mangalam
[Abstract] | [PDF]

X-ray/UV variability of narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies:  57
G. C. Dewangan, P. K. Pawar and Main Pal
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Optical and GeV flux variations in Fermi blazars:  61
C. S. Stalin
[Abstract] | [PDF]

The Search for Binary Black holes in Seyferts with Double Peaked Emission Lines:  65
P. Kharb, M. Das, S. Subramanian and Z. Paragi
[Abstract] | [PDF]

‘Q‘ factors in Galactic Black Hole Sources – A case study of 1999 outburst of XTE J1859+226:  69
A. Nandi, S. Mandal, S. Das and I. Chattopadhyay
[Abstract] | [PDF]

The 3.6m Devashal Optical Telescope Project : Current Status:  73
Brijesh Kumar
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Optical and X-ray Variability of Blazars:  77
A. C. Gupta
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Probing AGN central engine and its environment based on their photometry and spectroscopy:  79
H. Chand and Ravi Joshi
[Abstract] | [PDF]

‘Blobs‘ in blazar jets:  81
Prasad Subramanian
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Core-Collapse supernovae and its progenitors:  83
Subhash Bose, Brijesh Kumar and Kuntal Misra
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Search for transient radio sources near Galactic center region:  85
S. Pal, S. Hyman, S. Roy, T. J. W. Lazio, P. S. Ray and N. E. Kassim
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Characterization of few transient black hole candidates during their X-ray outbursts with TCAF Solution:  87
D. Debnath, S. Mondal, S. K. Chakrabarti, A. Jana, A. A. Molla, D. Chatterjee
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Estimation of the mass outflow rates around rotating black holes:  89
Ramiz Aktar and Santabrata Das
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Shocks in magnetically supported accretion flow around black holes:  91
Biplob Sarkar and Santabrata Das
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Self-consistent accretion-ejection solutions from general relativistic viscous discs:  93
Rajiv Kumar and Indranil Chattopadhyay
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Effects of Photon Bending on Spectral and Temporal Properties of Two Component Advective Flow:  95
Arka Chatterjee and Sandip K. Chakrabarti
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Estimating the mass of IGR J17091-3624: statistical challenges and methods:  97
N. Iyer, A. Nandi and S. Mandal
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Study of AGNs using Blazar Variability as a tool:  101
K. S. Baliyan, Navpreet Kaur, Sameer, S. Ganesh and S. Chandra
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Comptonizing Efficiency – A Mass Independent Dynamic Hardness Ratio:  105
P. S. Pal, S. K. Chakrabarti
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Modelling the synchrotron light curves in recurrent novae V745 Scorpii and RS Ophiuchi:  107
N. G. Kantharia, P. Dutta, N. Roy, G. C. Anupama, A. Chitale, C. Ishwara- Chandra, T. P. Prabhu, N. M. Ashok and D. P. K. Banerjee
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Study of radiatively driven outflows around black holes under hydrodynamic and relativistic regime:  109
Mukesh K. Vyas, Rajiv Kumar, Samir Mandal, Indranil Chattopadhyay
[Abstract] | [PDF]

A model for relativistic disk emission, flow and variability:  111
P. Mohan, A. Mangalam
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Lepto – Hadronic Origin of - ray Outbursts of 3C 279:  113
Vaidehi S. Paliya, Chris Diltz, Markus Böttcher, C. S. Stalin, David Buckley
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Comparison of Hyperonic Equations of State for Core Collapse Supernovae Simulations:  115
Prasanta Char, Sarmistha Banik
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Estimation of viscosity parameter in Accretion flows around a black hole in presence of shock waves:  117
Shreeram Nagarkoti and Sandip K. Chakrabarti
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Estimation of mass of MAXI J1659-152 during its very first outburst with TCAF fits:  119
Aslam Ali Molla, S.K. Chakrabarti, D. Debnath, S.Mondal, A. Jana and D. Chatterjee
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Lag variability of GRS 1915+105 during Plateau States:  121
Broja. G. Dutta, Partha Sarathi Paland Sandip K. Chakrabarti
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Constraining the mass of Galactic black hole GX 339-4:  123
H. Sreehari, N. Iyer and Anuj Nandi
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Multi-frequency observation of Galactic micro-quasar Cygnus X-3 during flare:  125
D. Patra, S. Pal, C. H. Ishwara-Chandra and A. P. Rao
[Abstract] | [PDF]

PALOMA:A Magnetic CV between Polars and Intermediate Polars:  127
Arti Joshi and J. C. Pandey
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Correlating spectral and temporal features in bright neutron stars:  129
Ankur Kushwaha, Vivek Agarwal and Anuj Nandi
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Simulations of relativistic astrophysical jets:  131
Indranil Chattopadhyay
[Abstract] | [PDF]

A search for the elusive radio-quiet BL Lacs:  133
Parveen Kumar, Hum Chand, Gopal-Krishna and Ravi Joshi
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Hard X-ray flux variations in AGN from NuSTAR:  135
Priyanka Rani, C. S. Stalin
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Spectral and Temporal Properties of MAXI J1836-194 during 2011 Outburst:  137
A. Jana, D. Debnath, S. Mondal, S. K. Chakrabarti, A. A. Molla, D. Chatterjee
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Shocks in two-temperature advective accretion flow around black holes:  139
I. K. Dihingia, S. Das and S. Mandal
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Optical-NIR variability of blazars on diverse timescales:  141
A. Agarwal, and A. C. Gupta
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Complex Optical/UV to X-ray spectral variability of 1H 0419-577:  143
Main Pal, G. C. Dewangan, R. Misra and P. K. Pawar
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Time Dependent Model of Young Pulsar Wind Nebulae:  145
A.Chatterjee, L. Saha and P. Majumdar
[Abstract] | [PDF]

The 130 cm telescope at Devasthal:  147
Saurabh Sharma, and Shashank Shekhar
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Study of core-collapse supernovae with the upcoming 4m international liquid mirror telescope at Devasthal, Nainital:  149
Brajesh Kumar, Jean Surdej, Paul Hickson, E. F. Borra, Francois Finet, J. P. Swings, Serge Habraken and S. B. Pandey
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Compton cooling and the signature of Quasi Periodic Oscillations for the transient black hole candidate H 1743-322:  151
S. Mondal, S. K. Chakrabarti, D. Debnath, A. Jana, A. Ali Molla
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Short-duration Gamma-ray bursts:  153
S. B. Pandey
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Understanding galactic black hole binary systems in the era of Astrosat and beyond:  159
S. V. Vadawale
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Author Index:  167

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