GWADW 2011 - Gravitational Waves Advanced Detectors Workshop - Progress Towards the Next Generation of Gravitational Wave Detectors

from Sunday, 22 May 2011 (17:00) to Saturday, 28 May 2011 (19:00)
La Biodola, Isola d'Elba, Italy

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
22 May 2011
23 May 2011
24 May 2011
25 May 2011
26 May 2011
27 May 2011
AM
08:50
Setting the Stage (until 09:30) ()
08:50 Welcome - Francesco Fidecaro (PI)   ()
09:00 Setting the Stage - Francesco Fidecaro (PI)   ()
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09:30
Lessons Learned (until 10:25) (Maria Luisa Hall)
09:30 LIGO - Mr Nicolas Smith-Lefebvre (LIGO MIT)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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09:55 GEO - Dr Stefan Hild (University of Glasgow)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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10:30 --- coffee break ---
11:00
Lessons Learned (continued) (until 12:30) ()
11:00 Squeezing in GEO600 - Dr Henning Vahlbruch (AEI Hannover)   ()
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11:30 Virgo - Dr Romain Gouaty (CNRS/IN2P3/LAPP)   ()
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12:00 CLIO - Prof. Masaki Ando (Kyoto University)   ()
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09:00
ET (until 10:40) (Maria Luisa Hall)
09:00 General Status - Dr Harald Lueck (AEI Hannover (MPI f. gravitational Physics / Inst. f. Grav.physics Leibniz Uni Hannover))   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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09:25 Optical Design in ET - Dr Andreas Freise (University of Birmingham)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
Dynamic Optical Layout
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09:50 Suspensions and Cryogenics - Fulvio Ricci (ROMA1)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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10:15 Underground Infrastructures - Prof. Jo van den Brand (Nikhef - VU)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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10:45 --- coffee break ---
11:15
Space Detectors (until 13:20) (Maria Luisa Hall)
11:15 LISA - O. Jennrich (ESA)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
11:40 LISA Pathfinder. Commissioning a GW Detector 1 Million Km away - Mr Martin Hewitson (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Gravitationsphysik und Universitaet Hannover)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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12:05 Interferometry over 5 Million Km - Prof. Guido Mueller (University of Florida)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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12:30 Force Isolation at 1 mHz - Rita Dolesi (TN)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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12:55 DECIGO - Dr Tomotada Akutsu (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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09:00
Optical Configurations (until 10:40) (Maria Luisa Hall)
09:00 Opto-Mechnical Coupling for Quantum Experiments - Yanbei Chen (Caltech) Dr haixing miao (california institute of technology)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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09:30 Diffractive Optics Topologies - Mr Michael Britzger (AEI Hannover)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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09:50 Testing Optical Configurations with the Glasgow 10m Prototype - Dr Bryan Barr (University of Glasgow)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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10:10 Digitally Enhanced Interferometry - Dr Daniel Shaddock (Australian National University)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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10:45 --- coffee break ---
11:15
Novel Approaches to GW Detectors (until 12:50) (Maria Luisa Hall)
11:15 Atom Interferometry for Gravitational Wave Detectors - Dr Holger Mueller (UC Berkeley)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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11:40 TOBA (Torsion-bar antenna) to Observe Low-Frequency Gravitational Waves - Prof. Masaki Ando (Kyoto University)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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12:05 Selective Cooling in Advanced Detectors - Dr Kentaro Somiya (Caltech)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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12:30 The STAR Program: Science and Advanced Clock Technology on Small Satellites - Dr Saps Buchman (Stanford University)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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08:20
Ways to Bring Down Thermal Noise (until 10:40) (Maria Luisa Hall)
08:20 Materials 1 - Ms Janyce Franc (Laboratoire des Matériaux Avancés - CNRS/IN2P3) Dr Iain Martin (University of Glasgow) Dr Emeline Saracco (Laboratoire des Matériaux Avancés, CNRS)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
08:55 Materials 2 - Ms Stefanie Kroker (FSU Jena, Institute of Applied Physics) Dr Ronny Nawrodt (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena) Dr Garrett Cole (University of Vienna)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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09:30 Optical Techniques for Reducing/Detection Thermal Noise - Mr Fulda Paul (University of Birmingham)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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09:40 Thermal Coating Noise Interferometer at UF - Dr Giacomo Ciani (University of Florida)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
09:50 Thermal Noise Related Plans for the AEI Prototype in Hannover - Tobias Westphal (Albert-Einstein-Institute, 30167 Hannover, Germany)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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10:00 Other Ideas for Reducing Thermal Noise - Prof. Rana Adhikari (Caltech) Mr Stefan Ballmer (Syracuse University) Innocenzo M. Pinto (SA) Dr Kentaro Somiya (Caltech) Prof. Riccardo DeSalvo (University of Sannio)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
10:45 --- coffee break ---
11:15
Squeezed Light I (until 13:00) ()
11:15 Squeezing Progress - Prof. Roman Schnabel (Albert-Einstein-Institut, Leibniz University Hannover)   ()
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11:40 ANU Squeezing Progress - Mr Conor Mow-Lowry (Australian National University)   ()
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12:05 LIGO H1 Squeezing Progress - Dr Lisa Barsotti (LIGO-MIT)   ()
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12:30 Ponderomotive Squeezing - Mr Nicolas Smith-Lefebvre (LIGO MIT)   ()
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09:00
Simulations (until 10:40) (Maria Luisa Hall)
09:00 Real Controls with a Simulated Plant - Dr Joseph Betzwieser (LIGO Caltech)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
09:25 AdVirgo Design - Dr Robert Ward (APC-CNRS)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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09:50 Second Generation Interferometer Optics Requirements - Mr Romain BONNAND (LMA - CNRS)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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10:15 New Beam Shape with Low Thermal Noise - Miller John (ANU)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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10:40 --- coffee break ---
11:10
Simulations (continued) (until 12:30) (Maria Luisa Hall)
11:10 Modeling Thermal Effects in aLIGO Using SIS - Mr Chris Mueller (University of Florida)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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11:35 Sharing Simulation Tools - Dr Andreas Freise (University of Birmingham)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
12:00 Discussion to identify what are missing in the existing simulation tools, and to assign who will work on what - Dr Matthew Evans (MIT)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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PM
17:00 --- Registration ---
19:00 --- Welcome Cocktail Party ---
12:30 --- lunch break ---
16:30
LCGT (until 17:45) (Maria Luisa Hall)
16:30 Detector Configuration and Control Scheme for LCGT - Ms Erina Nishida (Ochanomizu University) Dr Kentaro Somiya (Caltech)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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16:55 LCGT-SAS Design and R&D - Prof. Riccardo DeSalvo (University of Sannio)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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17:20 Present Design of LCGT Cryogenic Payload - Prof. Nobuhiro KIMURA (Cryogenics Science Center/KEK) Mr Yusuke Sakakibara (The University of Tokyo)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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17:45 --- coffee break ---
18:15
Light Sources (until 19:30) (Maria Luisa Hall)
18:15 The High Power Light Source for LCGT - Dr Noriaki Ohmae (University of Tokyo)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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18:40 High Power Lasers for Third Generation Gravitational Wave Detectors - Dr Peter Weßels (Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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19:05 Laser Sources for LTP and LISA - Dr Michael Troebs (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Gravitationsphysik und Universitaet Hannover)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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13:20 --- lunch break ---
16:30
Inertial Sensors and Environmental Disturbance Removal (until 17:45) ()
16:30 Review of Folded Pendulum Seismometers, Accelerometers and Tiltmeters - Fausto Acernese (NA)   ()
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16:55 SOC Noise and Advanced Hinge Tiltmeters - Prof. Riccardo DeSalvo (University of Sannio)   ()
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17:20 Modeling and Measuring Puzzling Effects of GAS Blades - Eric Hennes (NIKHEF)   ()
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17:45 --- coffee break ---
18:15
Mitigating Newtonian Noise (until 19:30) (Maria Luisa Hall)
18:15 An Updated Crash Course in Newtonian Noise - Dr Jan Harms (Caltech)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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18:40 Newtonian Noise Predictions for Underground Environment - David Rabeling (NIKHEF)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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19:05 Seismic Scattering and/or aLIGO Newtonian Noise - Ms Jenne Driggers (Caltech)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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12:50 --- lunch break ---
15:00 --- Afternoon Excursion ---
21:00
Enhanced 2nd Generation Detectors (until 22:30) (Maria Luisa Hall)
13:00 --- lunch break ---
16:05
Cryogenics in the Future (until 17:45) (Maria Luisa Hall)
16:05 Cryogenic Mirrors: the State of the Art in Interferometric GW Detectors - Dr KAZUHIRO YAMAMOTO (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The university of Tokyo)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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16:30 Refrigerator and Cryogenic Suspension - Prof. Nobuhiro KIMURA (Cryogenics Science Center/KEK)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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16:55 Payloads at Cryogenic Temperature for Third Generation GW Detectors: Issues and Open Problems - Paola Puppo (RM1)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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17:20 Experimental Results on Cryogenic Strength of Silicon - Ms Nicola Beveridge (University of Glasgow)   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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17:45 --- coffee break ---
18:15
Control Systems (until 19:30) ()
18:15 Feed-Forward Noise Reduction - Ms Jenne Driggers (Caltech)   ()
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18:40 Heterodyne Detection Method to Monitor Thermal Distortions in Mirrors - Mark Cordier (LIGO (San Jose State University))   ()
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19:05 Central Heating Radius of Curvature Compensation System Used in Virgo - Dr Richard Day (European Gravitational Observatory)   ()
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20:00 --- Social Dinner ---
12:30 --- lunch break ---
16:30
Squeezed Light II (until 17:20) (Maria Luisa Hall)
16:30 Squeezing workshop: Issues and Directions   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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17:20 --- coffee break ---
17:45
Future of GWADW (until 19:00) (Maria Luisa Hall)
17:45 Open Discussion   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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19:00
Workshop Summary (until 19:30) (Maria Luisa Hall)
19:00 Summary - Dr Harald Lueck (AEI Hannover (MPI f. gravitational Physics / Inst. f. Grav.physics Leibniz Uni Hannover))   (Maria Luisa Hall)
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