Phase I of the upgrades to Advanced Virgo+ completed

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.

Virgo highlights the IFAE contribution to Phase I in their last news item published on their web

Instrumented Baffle installation at Virgo

Latest Group News


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.

New IFAE Members

New Member in the GW group

September 6, 2021

Marc Andrés has joined the Gravitational Waves group as a PhD student.