7-9 April 2014
Royal Holloway, University of London
Europe/London timezone
Institute of Physics 2014 Joint High Energy Particle Physics and Astro Particle Physics Groups Annual Meeting

Gravitational Wave Detection: the Advanced Generation of Gravitational-Wave Detectors

9 Apr 2014, 09:55
30m
Windsor Building Auditorium (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Windsor Building Auditorium

Royal Holloway, University of London

Particle Astrophysics, Current and Future Plenary 5

Speaker

Prof. Sheila Rowan

Description

This talk will cover the status of activities for the construction and commissioning of the imminent generation of the gravitational GW detectors due to start first science runs next year. It will focus on the status of and plans for the Advanced LIGO observatories (in Hanford Washington, and Livingston Louisiana, USA) and Advanced Virgo (near Cascina, Italy), and their operation in the global network.

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