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Final Program10/17/02

Workshop Date      11/14/02

Abstract Submission:
Send abstracts via email to:

Abstracts should be ASCII text only and no longer than 200 words. Please indicate if you prefer an oral or poster contribution.

Following the workshop, participants will be asked to submit their slides in .pdf format for later publication on this site.

Send name, email address, phone, and abstract title to

There is no registration fee.

There is no official workshop hotel. Participants should make their own accommodations.

Area hotels include:
Boston Marriott Cambridge
2 Cambridge Ctr.,
Cambridge MA
617-494-6600, 800-228-9290

University Park Hotel at MIT
20 Sidney St., Cambridge MA

Additional hotels
Area Map
Miscellaneous Info (parking, fun...)

Jon M. Miller (MIT/SAO)

Michael R. Garcia (SAO)

Please email us with any questions or comments.
A0620-00 Binary Visualization courtesy Rob Hynes

X-ray Binaries in the Chandra and XMM-Newton Era
(with an emphasis on Targets of Opportunity)
XTE J1118+480 Binary Visualization courtesy Rob Hynes

November 14-15, 2002

Hosted by
CHANDRA X-ray Center

at MIT Draper Labs Extension, Kendall Square, Cambridge MA
(home of SAO Chandra Operations and MIT Center for Space Research)

Workshop Goals
  • To identify the scientific topics of greatest interest, and to explore directions for this field as the Chandra and XMM-Newton missions mature.
  • To articulate the present and future role of triggering in this field.
  • To review recent progress in the study of X-ray binaries with Chandra and XMM-Newton.
  • To facilitate dialogue between observers, theorists, and observatory personnel.

Cyg X-1 Binary Visualization courtesy Rob Hynes
V4641 Sgr Binary Visualization courtesy Rob Hynes
Binary Visualizations courtesy Rob Hynes
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