Title: Extreme Solar Systems
Volume: 398 Year: 2008 View this Volume on ADS
Editors: Fischer, D.; Rasio, F.A.; Thorsett, S.E.; Wolszczan, A.
These are the proceedings of an international conference held in June 2007 on Santorini Island, Greece, on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the discovery of the first extrasolar planets around the radio pulsar PSR 1257+12. The year 2007 also happened to coincide approximately with the 60th birthday of their discoverer, Alex Wolszczan.

The main scientific themes of the meeting included the detection and characterization of earth-like planets (using all presently available and future techniques), planets in extreme environments (dense star clusters, binaries), planets around evolved stars (giants, white dwarfs, pulsars), and the habitability of extreme planets. Both researcher and graduate students will benefit from the in-depth and up-to-date coverage of the theoretical and observational issues in the 62 invited talks and 17 contributed papers.

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Volume 398 Cover Fischer, D.; Rasio, F.A.; Thorsett, S.E.; Wolszczan, A.
Front Matter   
Volume 398 Front Matter 1 Fischer, D.; Rasio, F.A.; Thorsett, S.E.; Wolszczan, A.
Part 1.
Overview of Observations
Planets Around the Pulsar PSR B1257+12 3 Wolszcan, A.
Exoplanets: The Golden Age of Radial Velocities 13 Udry, S.; Mayor, M.
Multiple-Planet Systems and a Jupiter Analog 27 Wright, J.T.
Radio Search for Water in Exo-Planetary Systems 33 Cosmovici, C.; Pluchino, S.; Salerno, E.; Montebugnoli, S.; Zoni, L.; Bartolini, M.
Search for Massive Earths Around SARG Asteroseismology Targets 37 Benatti, S.; Bonavita, M.; Claudi, R.U.; Desidera, S.; Endl, M.; Barbieri, M.
PRL Advanced Radial-Velocity All-Sky Search (PARAS) 41 Chakraborty, A.; Mahadevan S.; Richardson, E.H.
A Planet Orbiting the F-Star 30 Ari B 43 Guenther, E.W.; Hartmann, M.; Hatzes, A.P.; Esposito, M.
Part 2.
Stars Young and Old, Small and Large
Discovery of an 18-Jupiter-Mass RV Companion Orbiting the Brown Dwarf Candidate Cha Hα8 47 Joergens, V.; Müller, A.
New Results from the McDonald Observatory and ESO/VLT Planet Surveys 51 Endl, M.; Cochran, W.D.; Kürster, M.; Wittenmyer, R.A.; Bean, J.L.
Planets Around Massive Subgiants 59 Johnson, J.A.
Properties of Planets Around G, K Giants 67 Sato, B.; Izumiura, H.; Toyota, E.; Kambe, E.; Ikoma, M.; Omiya, M.; Masuda, S.; Takeda, Y.; Murata, D.; Itoh, Y.; Ando, H.; Yoshida, M.; Kokubo, E.; Ida, S.
The PennState/Torun Center for Astronomy Search for Planets Around Evolved Stars 71 Niedzielski, A.; Wolszczan, A.
The Singleton Fraction of Stars Formed in Stellar Clusters 75 Malmberg, D.; Davies, M.B.; Chambers, J.E.; Church, R.P.; De Angeli, F.; Mackey, D.; Wilkinson M.I.
Part 3. Transits and Microlensing   
Searching for Frozen Super Earth via Mic 79 Beaulieu, J.P.; Batista, V.; Cassan, A.; Coutures, C.; Donatowicz, J.; Fouqué, P.; Kubas, D.; Marquette, J.B.
Ground-based Searches for Transiting Planets 87 Pont, F.
Planets in the Galactic Bulge: Results from the SWEEPS Project 93 Sahu, K.C.; Casertano, S.; Valenti, J.; Bond, H.E.; Brown, T.M.; Smith, T.E.; Clarkson, W.; Minniti, D.; Zoccali, M.; Livio, M.; Renzini, A.; Rich, R.M.; Panagia, N.; Lubow, S.; Brown, T.; Piskunov, N.
Precise Photometry and Spectroscopy of Transits 101 Winn, J.N.
News and Preliminary Results of the CoRoT Space Mission 109 Deleuil, M.; Baglin, A.; the CoRoT Exoplanet Science Team
MAESTRO-1 b: A Transiting Planet in a Close Binary? 113 Setiawan, J.; Weldrake, D.; Afonso, C.; Henning, Th.; Launhardt, R.; Müller, A.; Weise, P.
Part 4.
Planets Around Neutron Stars and in Star Clusters
Planets Around Pulsars in Globular Clusters 119 Sigurdsson, S.; Stairs, I.H.; Moody, K.; Arzoumanian, Z.; Thorsett, S.E.
Searching for Planetary Transits in Star Clusters 133 Weldrake, D.T.F.
Evolution and Dynamics of Planetary Systems in Star Clusters 137 Hurley, J.R.; Shara, M.M.; Mardling, R.A.
Part 5.
Planets Around White Dwarfs
Metal-Rich Debris Discs Around White Dwarfs 149 Gänsicke, B.T.; Marsh, T.R.; Southworth, J.; Rebassa-Mansergas, A.
An HST Imaging Survey of Cluster and Field White Dwarfs for Self-Luminous Giant Planets 155 Zinnecker, H.; Kitsionas, S.
Limits on Planets Around Pulsating White Dwarf Stars 163 Mullally, F.; Winget, D.E.; Degennaro, S.; Jeffery, E.; Thompson, S.E.; Chandler, D.; Kepler, S.O.
Planets Surviving Stellar Evolution 167 Villaver, E.; Livio, M.
The PSU/TCfA Search for Planets Around Evolved Stars: Bisector Analysis of Activity of a Sample of Red Giants 171 Nowak, G.; Niedzelski, A.
The PSU/TCfA Search for Planets Around Evolved Stars: V sin i Measurements for Slow Rotating F-K Giants 173 Nowak, G.; Niedzielski, A.
The PennState/Torun Center for Astronomy Search for Planets Around Evolved Stars. Basic parameters of a sample of evolved stars 175 Zielinksi, P.; Niedzielski, A.
Part 6.
Planets in Binaries
Probing the Impact of Stellar Duplicity on Planet Occurrence 179 Eggenberger, A.; Udry, S.; Chauvin, G.; Beuzit, J.L.; Lagrange, A.M.; Mayor, M.
Planets in Binaries from Radial Velocity Searches 187 Desidera, S.
Planetesimal Accretion in Binary Star Systems 195 Marzari, F.; Thebault, P.; Scholl, H.
Terrestrial Planet Formation in Binary Star Systems 201 Quintana, E.V.
Secular Evolution of Planetary Systems in Binaries 209 Takeda, G.; Kita, R.; Rasio, F.A.; Rubinstein, S.M.
Part 7.
Planet Formation
Planetesimal Formation with Particle Feedback 219 Youdin, A.N.; Johansen, A.
Terrestrial Planet Formation: A Review and Current Directions 225 Leinhardt, Z.
Giant Planet Formation by Core Accretion 235 Mordasini, C.; Alibert, Y.; Benz, W.; Naef, D.
Protoplanetary Disk Fragmentation with Varying Radiative Physics, Initial Conditions and Numerical Techniques 243 Mayer, L.; Gawryszczak, A.J.
Collisions Between Small Dust Particles Reduce the Formation Time of Giant Planets 257 Movshovitz, N.; Podolak, M.
Planet Formation in the Cluster Environment 259 Pfaizner, S.
Formation of Terrestrial Planets from Protoplanets: Statistics of Planetary Spin 261 Kokubo, E.; Ida, S.
Part 8.
Close-In Planets: Formation and Structure
Forming Hot Super–Earths 265 Terquem, C.; Papaloizou, J.C.B.
Evaporation of Hot Jupiters: Constraints from Observations 275 Lecavalier des Etangs, A.
Obliquity Tides in Hot Jupiters 281 Peale, S.J.
Part 9.
Dynamical Evolution
Dynamical Relaxation by Planet-Planet Interactions as the Origin of Exoplanet Eccentricity Distribution 295 Juric, M.; Tremaine, S.
Dynamically Unstable Planetary Systems Emerging Out of Gas Disks 301 Matsumura, S.; Thommes, E.W.; Chatterjee, S.; Rasio, F.A.
Testing Planet Formation Models with Extrasolar Planets 309 Ford, E.B.
Resonant Planets: From Stability to Violent Upheaval 315 Thommes, E.W.; Bryden, G.; Wu, Y.; Rasio, F.A.
Gas and Dust in Debris Disks: What is Normal? 325 Roberge, A.; Weinberger, A.J.
Dust in the HD 38529 Planetary System 333 Moro-Martín, A.; Malhotra, R.; Carpenter, J.M.; Hillenbrand, L.A.; Wolf, S.; Meyer, M.R.; Hollenbach, D.; Najita, J.; Henning, T.
Part 10.
Young Stars and Star Clusters
Star-Disc Encounters and Their Role in Planet Formation 341 Clarke, C.J.; Harper-Clark, E.; Meru, F.; Lodato, G.
Surveying the Youngest Stars for the Youngest Substellar Companions 349 Prato, L.; Huerta, M.; Johns-Krull, C.M.; Hartigan, P.; Jaffe, D.T.
Distinguishing Giant Planets and Brown Dwarfs 357 Luhman, K.L.
Part 11.
Extreme Planetary Atmospheres
Mapping the Atmospheres of Hot Jupiters 363 Knutson, H.A.
A Ground-Based Search For Absorption Features In Transmission Spectra Of Transiting Extrasolar Planets 373 Redfield, S.; Endl, M.; Cochran, W.D.; Koesterke, L.
Clouds on the Dark Side of an Extrasolar Hot-Jupiter: Detailed Transit Analysis of Atmospheric Sodium in HD209458b 379 Sing, D.K.; Vidal-Madjar, A.; Désert, J.M.; Lecavelier des Etangs, A.; Ballester, G.; Ehrenreich, D.
Atmospheric Properties of Transiting Extrasolar Planets 387 Barman, T.; Hauschildt, P.
The Consistent Modeling of Alkali Lines and Dust Formation in Extreme Exo–Planets 393 Johnas, C.M.S.; Helling, Ch.; Witte, S.; Dehn, M.; Woitke, P.; Hauschildt, P.H.
An Upper Limit on Star Light Reflected from the Hot Jupiter HD 75289 b 397 Rodler, F.; Kürster, M.
Cloudiness and Apparent Rotation Rate of Earth-like Planets 399 Pallé, E.; Montañés-Rodríguez, P.; Vazquez, M.; Ford, E.B.; Seager, S.
Part 12.
Extreme Weather
The Impact of Transit Observations on Planetary Physics 405 Fortney, J.J.
Atmospheric Circulation of Hot Jupiters: A Review of Current Understanding 419 Showman, A.P.; Menou, K.; Cho, J.Y-K.
Cloud Formation in Giant Planets 443 Helling, Ch.
Part 13.
The Future
The Multi-Object APO Radial-Velocity Exoplanet Large-area Survey (MARVELS) 449 Ge, J.; Mahadevan, S.; Lee, B.; Wan, X.; Zhao, B.; van Eyken, J.; Kane, S.; Guo, P.; Ford, E.; Fleming, S.; Crepp, J.; Cohen, R.; Groot, J.; Galvez, M.C.; Liu, J.; Agol, E.; Gaudi, S.; Ford, H.; Schneider, D.; Seager, S.; Weinberg, D.; Eisenstein, D.
Pushing Down the Limits of RV Precision with HARPS 455 Lovis, C.; Mayor, M.; Pepe, F.; Queloz, D.; Udry, S.
Kepler and Follow-Up Science 461 Latham, D.W.
Optimizing Coronagraphic Surveys for Planets 467 Agol, E.
Terrestrial-Planet Transits of M Stars 475 Traub, W.A.; Cutri, R.
Microlensing Searches for Planets: Results and Future Prospects 479 Gaudi, B.S.
How Extreme Can Planetary Systems Be? 491 Lissauer, J.J.; Slartibarfast
Properties of Low Mass Planets Detected by Microlensing 499 Donatowicz, J.; Beaulieu, J.P.; Batista, V.; Brillant, S.; Cassan, A.; Coutures, Ch.; Fouqué, P.; Kubas, D.; Marquette, J.B.; Mouillet, D.
Part 14.
Habitability of Extreme Planets
Warm Planets Around Cool Stars: Searches for Habitable Zone Planets Around Late M Dwarfs 505 Ramsey, L.; Wolszczan, A.; Bongiorno, S.; Redman, S.; Engel, L.; Barnes, J.; Jones, H.R.A.
The TEDI Near Infrared Search for Cool-Star Exo-Planets 509 Edelstein, J.; Muterspaugh, M.W.; Erskine, D.J.; Lloyd, J.P.; Herter, T.
Super-Earths’ Evolution: Towards Habitability 513 Valencia, D.; O’Connell, R.J.; Sasselov, D.D.
Habitability of Planets in Binaries 521 Haghighipour. N.
Can Terrestrial Planets Form in Hot-Jupiter Systems? 525 Fogg, M.J.; Nelson, R.P.
Inflated Planets and their Low-Mass Companions 529 Mardling, R.A.
The Outer Cut–Off of the Giant Planet Population and the 6pc–Survey 533 Apai, D.; Meyer, M.R.; Hinz, P.; Kasper, M.
Liquid Water on Frozen Extrasolar Planets? 537 Ehrenreich, D.; Lecavelier des Etangs, A.; Beaulieu, J.; Grasset, O.
Back Matter   
Volume 398 Back Matter 541 Fischer, D.; Rasio, F.A.; Thorsett, S.E.; Wolszczan, A.
Volume 398 Photographs 999 Fischer, D.; Rasio, F.A.; Thorsett, S.E.; Wolszczan, A.