Recent selected talks


On the origin of optical/infrared flares in the low hard state of black hole binaries [pdf]
talk at Joint Space-Science Institute workshop Putting Accretion Theory to the Test
Annapolis, USA, November 5, 2013

X-ray bursts and the equation of state [pdf]
talk at ECT* workshop Neutron-rich matter and neutron stars
Trento, Italy, September 30, 2013

A reflection model for the cyclotron lines in the spectra of X-ray pulsars [pdf]
talk at Explosive Transients: Lighthouses of the Universe
Santorini, Greece, September 18, 2013

Gamma-ray breaks and absorption within broad-line region [pdf]
talk at Future directions of relativistic jets
Skokloster, Sweden, September 1, 2013

X-ray bursts and the equation of state [pdf]
talk at The European Week of Astronomy and Space Science 2013 Symposium "Extreme physics of neutron stars"
Turku, Finland, June 10, 2013

X-ray bursts and the equation of state [pdf]
talk at The European Week of Astronomy and Space Science 2013 Symposium "Extreme physics of neutron stars"
Turku, Finland, June 10, 2013

Spectral features in blazars: implications for gamma-ray production [pdf]
talk at MAGIC collaboration meeting, Turku, Finland, June 12, 2013

On the association of the ultraluminous X-ray sources in the Antennae galaxies with young stellar clusters [pdf]
talk at Oulu high-energy astrophysics workshop in honour of Dmitri I. Nagirner's 75th birthday, Oulu, Finland, April 17, 2013

Observational appearance of black holes in X-ray binaries: 40 years later [pdf]
talk at HEA 2012, Moscow, December 27, 2012

Spectral modeling of accreting black holes [pdf]
talk at ISSI workshop The physics of accretion onto black holes
Bern, Switzerland, October 8, 2012

Fermi observations of blazars: implications for gamma-ray production [pdf]
talk at IAU Joint discussion 6, The Connection between Radio Properties and High Energy Emission in AGN
IAU General Assembly, Beijing, China, August 24, 2012

Constraining neutron star equation of state from cooling stages of X-ray bursts [pdf]
talk at IAU Symp. 291, Neutron Stars and Pulsars: Challenges and Opportunities after 80 years
IAU General Assembly, Beijing, China, August 22, 2012

Hot accretion in X-ray binaries: spectra and variability [pdf]
talk at IAU Symp. 290, FEEDING COMPACT OBJECTS: Accretion on All Scales
IAU General Assembly, Beijing, China, August 23, 2012

On the location of the gamma-ray emission region in blazars [pdf]
talk at IAU Symp. 290, FEEDING COMPACT OBJECTS: Accretion on All Scales
IAU General Assembly, Beijing, China, August 21, 2012

A unifying model for black hole X-ray binaries [pdf]
talk at LOFT Science Meeting,
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 27, 2011

Bursting and transient neutron stars in low-mass X-ray binaries [pdf]
talk at The Extreme and Variable High Energy Sky
Sardinia, Italy, September 19-23, 2011

New advances in spectral modeling of X-ray bursts: constraining neutron star parameters [pdf]
invited talk at Physics of Neutron stars - 2011
St.Petersburg, Russia, July 11-15, 2011

Fermi observations of blazars: implications for gamma-ray production [pdf]
talk at JENAM 2011, S8: Status and prospects in high-energy & particle astrophysics across the electromagnetic spectrum
St.Petersburg, Russia, July 4-8, 2011

Neutron stars in low-mass X-ray binaries: X-ray bursts and persistent emission [pdf]
talk at JENAM 2011, SPS1: Close binaries with compact objects
St.Petersburg, Russia, July 4-8, 2011

GeV spectroscopy in the Fermi era and supercritical phenomena in relativistic jets [pdf]
talk at Understanding Relativistic Jets
Krakow, Poland, May 23-26, 2011

Fermi observations of blazars: implication for the origin of gamma-rays [pdf]
talk at The 2011 Fermi symposium
Rome, Italy, May 8-11, 2011

Accreting millisecond pulsars and X-ray bursters as probes of neutron star masses and radii [pdf]
invited talk at Fast X-ray timing and spectroscopy at extreme count rates
Champery, Switzerland, Feb 7-11, 2011

Burst spectra as probes of the equation of state [pdf]
invited talk at X-ray bursts and burst oscillations
Lorentz center, Leiden, The Netherlands, July 26, 2010

GeV breaks in blazars [pdf]
talk at COSPAR 2010, E11 - Time Variability at High Energies: a Probe of AGN Physics
Bremen, Germany, July 19, 2010 
Modeling the cooling tracks of X-ray bursts and constraints on the neutron stars radii and masses [pdf]
talk at COSPAR 2010, H02 - Probing strong gravity with gravitational and electromagnetic waves
Bremen, Germany, July 18, 2010
Non-thermal processes in black hole accretion disks [pdf]
invited talk at High energy phenomena in relativistic outflows II
Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 26-30, 2009
Particle heating and thermalization in compact magnetized sources and spectral state transitions in accreting black holes [pdf]
invited talk at Black Holes in Binary Systems: Observations versus Theory
Ferrara, Italy, September 11-12, 2009
On the nature of pulse profile variations and timing noise in accreting millisecond pulsars, or How to see invisible [pdf]
talk at X-ray astronomy 2009
Bologna, Italy, September 7-11, 2009
Polarization in X-ray millisecond pulsars, [pdf]
invited talk at The coming of age of X-ray polarimetry
Rome, Italy, April 27-30, 2009

Time-dependent simulations of the spreading layers and the origin of quasi-period oscillations in accreting weakly-magnetized neutron stars [pdf]
talk at Physics of Neutron Stars
St. Petersburg, Russia, June 24-27, 2008

Pair cascades in AGNs [pdf]
invited talk at Workshop on Blazar Variability across the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Paris, France, April 22, 2008
Modelling pulse profiles of accreting millisecond pulsars [pdf] 
invited talk at A Decade of Accreting Millisecond X-ray Pulsars
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 14-18, 2008
Photon breeding - a new particle acceleration mechanism and the emission from relativistic jets [pdf] 
invited talk at Workshop on AGNs and relatived fundamental physics in high-energy gamma-ray astronomy
MAGIC collaboration meeting, Jerisjärvi, Finland, April 1-5, 2008