Instrumentation

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 IFAE Members

New Member in the GW group

September 6, 2021

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

Conference

IFAE at EPS-HEP 2021

July 28, 2021

The European Physical Society conference on high energy physics 2021 (EPS-HEP 2021), one of the most important conferences in HEP of the year, is taking place online this week. Three IFAE groups are participating:

Publication

New GW and Theory group publication

July 28, 2021

Search for a scalar induced stochastic gravitational wave background in the third LIGO-Virgo observing run” by A. Romero-Rodriguez, Mario Martinez, O. Pujolàs, M. Sakellariadou, V. Vaskonen has been uploaded to arXiv.