Instrumentation

Instrumented Baffle integrated in the new payload at EGO clean room

The integration tests of the new instrumented baffle in new IMC payload at the EGO clean room were successful. Also the optical test for TIS in the baffle surface was done succesfully.

Now the Baffle is being sent for optical coating , and the electronics are sent to industry for final assembly.

Instrumented Baffle

Latest Group News

New Paper

New GW group paper

November 23, 2021

Measurement of the Stray Light in the Advanced Virgo Input Mode Cleaner Cavity using an instrumented baffle” by members of the GW group and the Technical Division at IFAE has been uploaded to arXiv.

Publication

New Multi-Messenger Paper

November 17, 2021

“Quantum gravity phenomenology at the dawn of the multi-messenger era – A review” has been uploaded to arXiv. Members of the Gamma-ray, Gravitational Waves and Theory group are among the authors: Diego Blas, Merve Colak, Daniel Kersberg, Manel Martínez, Mario Martínez.

New Member

New Member in the GW group

November 16, 2021

Adrian Macquet has joined the Gravitational Waves group at IFAE as a PostDoc.