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

IFAE organization

New positions in the IFAE Organization

January 16, 2023

Mario Martinez, ICREA professor at IFAE and head of the Gravitational Waves Group, is the new Director of the Experimental Division and takes on the role of IFAE Deputy Director. Martine Bosman, retiring Director of the Experimental Division, assumes the status of IFAE Emeritus.

New Member

New Member in the GW group

November 9, 2022

Monica Seglar-Arroyo is a new postdoc at the GW group with a Juan de la Cierva junior contract.

New Member

New member in the GW Group

October 5, 2022

Catalina Miritescu has just joined the GW group as PhD Student.