IFAE GW group at the GWADW workshop and the PPC conference
May 19, 2021Gravitational Waves Group
The IFAE GW group has contributed talks to 2 conferences this week: the Gravitational Wave Advanced Detector Workshop (GWADW2021) and the XIV International Conference on Interconnections between Particle Physics and Cosmology (PPC2021)
GWADW2021, Gravitational Wave Advanced Detector Workshop, 17-21 May 2021
- Ll. Mir: Instrumented baffle for Virgo input mode-cleaner end-mirror
- M. Martinez: Summary of Stray Light Mitigation Strategies at 2G interferometers
PPC2021 XIV International Conference on Interconnections between Particle Physics and Cosmology, May 17-21, 2021, Norman, Oklahoma
- Alba Romero: “First Order Phase Transition signal in O3 data”
Phase I of the upgrades to Advanced Virgo+ completed
May 26, 2021
Ten months after the beginning of the upgrade to Advanced Virgo+, Phase I of the installation is completed. The upgrade includes the new instrumented baffle designed and built at IFAE to control and monitor the stray light inside the experiment.
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.