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

Conference

The IFAE GW group at the American Physics Society Meeting

April 21, 2021

The IFAE GW group contributed 3 talks to the April APS meeting 2021 (April 17-20)

Publication

New GW group Publication

March 24, 2021

Implications for first-order cosmological phase transitions from the third LIGO-Virgo observing run” by Alba Romero, Katarina Martinovic, Thomas A. Callister, et al. has been accepted for publication in Physical Review Letters.

Collaboration Meeting

Ligo-Virgo-Kagra week

March 18, 2021

The IFAE GW group is presenting 2 posters in the plenary poster session of the Ligo-Virgo-Kagra week