GWADW 2013 - Gravitational Wave Detectors for the Next Decade Workshop

from Sunday, 19 May 2013 (17:00) to Saturday, 25 May 2013 (19:00)


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
19 May 2013
20 May 2013
21 May 2013
22 May 2013
23 May 2013
24 May 2013
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
Early Lessons and Challenges in the Commissioning of Advanced Detectors -Prof. Gabriela Gonzalez (Louisiana State University) Giovanni Losurdo (FI) (until 12:30) ()
09:30 First Lessons from the aLIGO Commissioning - Daniel SIGG (LHO)   ()
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10:00 Lessons from commissioning cryogenic systems underground - Osamu Miyakawa (ICRR - Tokyo)   ()
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10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 Chasing excess noise, focusing on diffused light - Katherine Dooley (AEI Hannover)   ()
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11:30 Coping with aberrations - Jerome DEGALLAIX (LMA)   ()
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12:00 Building up a commissioning network - Dr Lisa Barsotti (LIGO-MIT)   ()
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09:00
Atom Interferometry - Guglielmo Maria Tino (FI) Flavio Vetrano (FI) (until 12:30) ()
09:00 Laser frequency noise immune gravitational wave detection using atom interferometry - Mark Kasevich (Stanford University)   ()
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09:30 Very long baseline underground gravitation antenna with atom interferometry - Philippe Bouyer (LP2N - IOGS)   ()
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10:00 The MAGIA Experiment: current status and future prospects - Fiodor Sorrentino (FI)   ()
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10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00 Atomic gravitational wave sensors - Dr Holger Mueller (UC Berkeley)   ()
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11:30 Newtonian noise effects in atom interferometers - Andrea Vicerè (FI)   ()
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08:55
Mitigating Thermal Noise I -Dr Sheila Rowan (University of Glasgow) Dr GIANPIETRO CAGNOLI (LMA-CNRS) Dr Eric Gustafson (Caltech) (until 12:30) ()
09:00 Overview talk on advances and challenges in mitigating thermal noise - Dr Sheila Rowan (University of Glasgow)   ()
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09:30 New noise estimates in waveguide coatings - Ms Stefanie Kroker (FSU Jena, Institute of Applied Physics)   ()
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09:55 Prospects and Progress in Crystalline coatings: AlGaAs - Dr Garrett Cole (University of Vienna)   ()
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10:20 Prospects and Progress in Crystalline coatings: AlGaP - Angie Lin (Stanford University)   ()
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10:45 --- Coffee break ---
11:15 Characterization and direct thermal noise measurement of coatings - Dr Raffaele Flaminio (Laboratoire des Materiaux Avances - CNRS/IN2P3)   ()
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11:40 Experimental results on the thermal noise of oscillators in non equilibrium steady states - Claudia Lazzaro (PD)   ()
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12:05 Open questions re the use of crystalline coating materials - Mr Matthew Abernathy (University of Glasgow)   ()
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09:00
Astrophysical GW Sources -Prof. Bangalore Sathyaprakash (Cardiff University) (until 10:30) ()
09:00 Strong field tests of GR - Mr Walter Del Pozzo (Nikhef)   ()
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09:30 Cosmology - Dr Chris Messenger (AEI Hannover)   ()
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10:00 Detecting chirping gravitational waves in real time and its astrophysical implications - Wen Linqing (University of Western Australia)   ()
10:30 --- coffee break ---
11:00
Mitigating Thermal Noise II -Dr Eric Gustafson (Caltech) Dr GIANPIETRO CAGNOLI (LMA-CNRS) Ms Sheila Rowan (University of Glasgow) (until 12:35) ()
11:00 Design and expected thermal noise of the KAGRA sapphire suspensions - Dr KAZUHIRO YAMAMOTO (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The university of Tokyo)   ()
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11:25 Bulk silicon mechanical loss for estimates of thermal noise-what do know/need to know? - Gerd Hoffman (Jena)   ()
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11:50 Optical techniques for reducing thermal noise - Dr Stefan Ballmer (Syracuse University)   ()
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12:15 System for characterising Virgo/Advanced Virgo test mass Qs - Paola Puppo (ROMA1)   ()
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09:00
Cryogenics -Dr KAZUHIRO YAMAMOTO (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, The university of Tokyo) (until 12:30) ()
09:00 How does cryogenics improve the sensitivity of interferometers? - Dr Kentaro Somiya (TITECH)   ()
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09:20 Status of activities on crystalline suspensions at Nikhef - Eric HENNES (Nikhef)   ()
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09:40 Verification of cooling time reduction of interferometric cryogenic gravitational wave detectors using high emissivity coating - Mr Yusuke Sakakibara (The University of Tokyo)   ()
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10:00 --- Coffee break ---
10:30 Cryogenic Silicon Research for the Future of LIGO - Mr Nicolas Smith-Lefebvre (LIGO Caltech)   ()
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10:50 Optical measurements at cryogenic temperatures - Mr Julius Komma (Friedrich-Schiller University Jena)   ()
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11:10 Properties of silicon and coatings for a low temperature detector - Massimo Granata (Lyon)   ()
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PM
17:00 --- Registration ---
19:00 --- Welcome Cocktail Party ---
12:30
Poster (until 12:31) ()
12:30 Active thermal lensing elements for spherical and astigmatic mode matching - D.H. Reitze D.B. Tanner G. Mueller G. Ciani L. Williams M. Arain Z. Liu P. Fulda   ()
12:35 --- lunch break ---
16:00
Future Interferometric Detectors -Dr Harald Lueck (AEI Hannover) Prof. Rana Adhikari (Caltech) (until 19:40) ()
16:00 LIGO3G - Dr Stefan Hild (University of Glasgow) Prof. Rana Adhikari (Caltech)   ()
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16:30 ET Overview - Michele Punturo (PG)   ()
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17:00 ET Seismic surveys - David Rabeling (Nikhef, Vrije Universiteit)   ()
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17:20 Newtonian Noise Substraction - Mr Mark Beker (NIKHEF) Dr Jan Harms (Caltech)   ()
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17:45 --- Coffee Break ---
18:15 Optics for Future Detectors - Dr Ronny Nawrodt (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena)   ()
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18:40 Squeezing for future generation detectors - Hartmut Grote (AEI Hannover)   ()
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19:00 Suspensions for future GWDs - Ettore Majorana (ROMA1)   ()
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19:20 MutiSAS + Control - Mr Mark Beker (NIKHEF)   ()
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19:40
Poster (until 19:41) ()
19:40 Electronical Absorption of Silicon at Cryogenic Temperatures (Julius Konna, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena) - Mr Julius Komma (Friedrich-Schiller University Jena)   ()
19:40 Novel alingnment sensing scheme with RF jitter modulation - D.H. Reitze D. Tanner G. Mueller V. Quetschke G. Ciani P. Fulda C. Mueller D. Amariutei   ()
12:30 --- lunch break ---
16:00
Pulsar Timing - Andrea Possenti (Cagliari) (until 19:35) ()
16:25 Increasing the sensitivity of the NANOGrav PTA: recent improvements in backends and software - Maura McLaughlin (WVU-Morgantown)   ()
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17:05 The path to ultra broad band pulsar observations at the Effelsberg 100m and its impact on EPTA results - Ramesh Karuppusamy (MPifR-Bonn)   ()
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17:35 --- Coffee break ---
18:05 LOFAR: Building a Flexible and Responsive Radio Telescope for Pulsars and Transients - Vladislav Kondratiev (ASTRON-Dwingeloo)   ()
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18:35 Pulsar timing perspectives with the new Sardinia Radio Telescope - Nichi D'Amico (INAF - Cagliari)   ()
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19:00 Improving the capabilities of localizing the sources of gravitational waves with the pulsar timing array(s): news and views from the PPTA - Linquing Wen (UWA - Perth)   ()
12:30
Poster session (until 12:31) ()
12:30 Mechanical loss of amorphous thin films at low temperatures - Mr Gerd Hofmann (Friedrich-Schiller University Jena)   ()
12:31 --- lunch break ---
15:25
Simulations -Dr Hiroaki Yamamoto (LIGO Lab / Caltech) Dr Richard Day (European Gravitational Observatory) (until 19:35) ()
15:25 Introductory Talk - Dr Hiroaki Yamamoto (LIGO Lab / Caltech)   ()
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15:35 A review of optical simulation techniques - Jean-Yves VINET (CNRS)   ()
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15:55 aLigo analysis pipelines using simulated data - Dr John ZWEIZIG (Caltech)   ()
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16:20 Experiences and lessons learned from interferometer simulations at GEO - Dr Andreas Freise (University of Birmingham)   ()
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16:50 Time domain simulation for the lock acquisition study of aLIGO - Kiwamu IZUMI (LHO)   ()
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17:15 --- Coffee Break ---
17:45 Modal simulation of dual recycled interferometers - Gabriele Vajente (PI)   ()
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18:10 Using the phase camera in advanced interferometers - Dr Richard Day (European Gravitational Observatory)   ()
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18:35 Simulation of Sensitivity curves for dual recycled interferometers using DarkF - Mikhael PICHOT (CNRS)   ()
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19:00 Challenges waiting in commissioning and preparations - Dr Matthew Evans (MIT)   ()
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12:35
Poster session (until 12:36) ()
12:35 Bonding - Rebecca Douglas (Glasgow)   ()
12:35 Coating modelling - Martin Hart (Glasgow)   ()
12:35 Non-equilibrium thermal noise - Paolo De Gregorio (INFN - Padova)   ()
12:35 Silicon absorption - Mr Alexander Khalaidovski (AEI Hannover)   ()
12:35 Silicon suspensions - Dr Giles Hammond (University of Glasgow)   ()
12:40 --- Lunch break ---
15:50
Light sources and Interferometer Topologies -Prof. Roman Schnabel (Albert-Einstein-Institut, Leibniz University Hannover) (until 19:40) ()
15:50 "Introductory Talk": Light Sources Interferometer Topologies - Prof. Roman Schnabel (Albert-Einstein-Institut, Leibniz University Hannover)   ()
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16:30 Sagnac Interferometer for GW Detection - Dr Stefan Hild (University of Glasgow)   ()
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16:55 Broadband Sagnac Interferometer with short Filter Cavities - Sthefan DANILISHIN (University of Western Australia)   ()
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17:20 A polarizing Sagnac topology with DC readout for future gravitational wave detectors - Mengyao Wang (Birmingham)   ()
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17:45 --- Coffee Break ---
18:15 Anomalous Dynamical Back-Action in Michelson Interferometers - Dr Sergey Tarabrin (AEI Hannover)   ()
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18:40 Multiple optical springs in coupled resonator systems - Neil Gordon (Glasgow)   ()
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20:00 --- Social Dinner ---
12:30
Poster session (until 12:31) ()
12:30 Cryogenic properties of sapphire fibres - Christian Schwarz (Jena)   ()
12:30 UF-LIGO Cryogenic Test Bed - D.B. Tanner G. Mueller R. Goetz   ()
12:35 --- lunch break ---
16:15
Space Antennae -Prof. Guido Mueller (University of Florida) (until 18:30) ()
16:15 Geodesic reference performance limits for space gravitational wave missions - William Weber (Trento)   ()
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16:40 A double pendulum for lab testing of free fall on 2 DoFs - Luciano Di Fiore (NA) Massimo Bassan (ROMA2)   ()
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16:55 Alternative configurations for Space-based GW detectors - Vitali Mueller (AEI)   ()
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17:20 LISA 2020: An intermediate scale space gravitational wave observatory for this decade - Dr Sasha Buchman (Stanford University)   ()
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17:45 Gravitational Reference Sensor Technology Advancements - Prof. John Conklin (University of Florida)   ()
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17:55 eLISA and L2 process. Submission of White paper - Prof. Guido Mueller (University of Florida)   ()
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18:10 --- Coffee Break ---
18:31
Poster session (until 18:32) ()
18:31 Gravitational Reference Sensor Technology Advancements - Ryan Shelley Guido Mueller Giacomo Ciani Andrew Chilton John W. Conling   ()
18:35
3 am brain session -Dr Lisa Barsotti (LIGO-MIT) (until 19:00) ()
18:35 Lavender - Mr Stefan Ballmer (Syracuse University)   ()
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19:00
Plans for GWADW 2014 and discussion about GWADW 2015 - Open Discussion - Francesco Fidecaro (PI) S. Kawamura Sydney Meshkov (Caltech) (until 19:30) ()
19:00 Japan 2014 - Seiji Kawamura Dr Kentaro Somiya (Caltech)   ()
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19:30
Workshop Summary (until 19:55) ()
19:30 Summary - David McClelland (The Australian National University)   ()
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19:55
Workshop Adjourn (until 20:25) ()