Thermal Noise workshop

Europe/Rome
Auditorium (Virgo site)

Auditorium

Virgo site

Via E.Amaldi Cascina, Pisa
Gregory Harry (LIGO/MIT) , Michele Punturo (PG) , Piero Rapagnani (ROMA1) , Sheila Rowan (University of Glasgow)
Description
Thermal Noise in advanced Gravitational Wave detectors. LIGO-Virgo workshop. The workshop venue is the Auditorium at Virgo/EGO Site. See here how to reach the site. Registration and accomodation info will be added soon.
Participants
  • Andrea Basti
  • Angus Bell
  • Emeline Saracco
  • Eric Gustafson
  • Fabrizio Barone
  • Federico Paoletti
  • Flavio Nocera
  • Francesco Fidecaro
  • Francesco Piergiovanni
  • Franco Frasconi
  • Fulvio Ricci
  • Gianluca Gemme
  • GIANPIETRO CAGNOLI
  • Giles Hammond
  • Giovanni Andrea Prodi
  • Giovanni Losurdo
  • Ilaria Nardecchia
  • Jean Pierre Zendri
  • Jean-Daniel Fournier
  • Kirill Tokmakov
  • Luca Taffarello
  • Marzia Colombini
  • Matteo Leonardi
  • Matteo Lorenzini
  • Matteo Tacca
  • Michele Punturo
  • Nazario MORGADO
  • Norna Robertson
  • Paola Puppo
  • Paolo Falferi
  • Pierre-Francois Cohadon
  • Riccardo DeSalvo
  • Roberto Passaquieti
  • Sheila Rowan
  • vincenzo dattilo
  • william kells
  • Thursday, February 23
    • 9:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Past experiences 01

      In this session the experience acheived in the Virgo+ set-up and in the aLIGO prototypes are discussed

      • 9:30 AM
        Welcome 5m
        Speakers: Mr Federico Ferrini (European Gravitational Observatory) , Michele Punturo (PG)
      • 9:35 AM
        The mechanics of the Virgo Super-Attenuator 30m
        Speaker: Franco Frasconi (PI)
        Slides
      • 10:05 AM
        The Virgo Super Attuenuator control and the low frequency performances in the past runs 30m
        Speaker: Ettore Majorana (ROMA1)
    • 11:00 AM 11:20 AM
      coffee break 20m
    • 11:20 AM 1:00 PM
      Past Experiences 02

      ... continuation

    • 1:00 PM 2:30 PM
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 2:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Past Experiences 03

      ... continuation

      • 2:30 PM
        Quadruple Suspension Design for Advanced LIGO: Discussion 30m
      • 3:00 PM
        Tests and understanding of the V+ monolithic suspensions: 01 20m
        Speaker: Dr Marzia Colombini (ROMA1)
        Slides
      • 3:20 PM
        Tests and understanding of the V+ monolithic suspensions: 02 20m
        Speaker: Matteo Tacca (EGO)
        Paper
    • 4:00 PM 4:20 PM
      Coffee break 20m
    • 4:20 PM 6:00 PM
      Modeling

      In this session the modeling of the suspension are presented and the expected performances are described.

      • 4:20 PM
        Coating design for Advanced Detectors 30m
        Speaker: Mr Nazario MORGADO (LMA-CNRS)
        Slides
      • 4:50 PM
        Modeling of the suspension thermal noise in Virgo 30m
        Speaker: Paola Puppo (ROMA1)
        Slides
      • 5:20 PM
        The design motivation of the aLIGO final stage, our expectations of its performance etc 30m
        Speaker: Dr Giles Hammond (University of Glasgow)
        Slides
  • Friday, February 24
    • 9:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Modeling 02

      ... continue

      • 9:30 AM
        Parametric Instabilities 30m
        Speaker: Dr william kells (Caltech)
        Slides
      • 10:00 AM
        Advanced Virgo suspension design 30m
        Speaker: Ettore Majorana (ROMA1)
        Slides
      • 10:30 AM
        Material loss angle from TNI 20m
        Speaker: Innocenzo M. Pinto (SA)
        Slides
    • 11:00 AM 11:20 AM
      Coffee break 20m
    • 11:20 AM 1:00 PM
      Procedures

      n this session the handling, repairing, ... procedures are described

      • 11:20 AM
        Repair procedures 30m
        Speaker: Dr Giles Hammond (University of Glasgow)
        Slides
      • 11:50 AM
        Handling procedures (Discussion) 30m
    • 1:00 PM 2:30 PM
      break 1h 30m
    • 2:30 PM 5:00 PM
      Discussion