February 13 - 22, 2011

Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (IPMU)

The University of Tokyo

Growing black holes in COSMOS

The aim of the workshop is to bring together COSMOS team members and a number of guests with an interest on AGN-related issues, to work in close contact over an extended period.  We will focus our current efforts in order to effectively broaden the scope of future AGN science to be done with the COSMOS data.  Topics will include the accretion phenomenon, spectral energy distributions, physics of the broad/narrow line-emitting regions, virial mass estimates, host galaxies, and  large-scale environments.  A significant amount of time will be given to the discussion of key works to be started immediately, new data sets (e.g., NIR spectroscopy, HST/WFC3 imaging) and proposals for new observations (Chandra, ALMA, Subaru, Keck, etc).

Organizers: John Silverman (IPMU), Luis Ho (Carnegie), Andrea Comastri (INAF), Martin Elvis (CfA), Guenther Hasinger (IfA)