7th Belgian-Dutch Gravitational Waves Meeting

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - 10:00
Smitsborg, Zernike Campus, University of Groningen (Donald Smitszaal)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
29 May 2018
AM
10:00
Coffee and welcome (until 10:30) (Donald Smitszaal)
10:30
Keynote lecture (John Veitch, U. Glasgow) (until 11:20) (Donald Smitszaal)
10:30 Gravitational wave astronomy after the first discoveries - Dr John Veitch   (Donald Smitszaal)
Slides
11:20
Session 1 (until 12:20) (Donald Smitszaal)
11:20 Advanced Virgo and Einstein Telescope - Dr Bas Swinkels (Nikhef)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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11:40 LIGO-Virgo data analysis - Dr Archisman Ghosh (Nikhef)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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12:00 Gravitational wave astrophysics - Dr Tanja Hinderer (Radboud University Nijmegen)   (Donald Smitszaal)
PM
12:20
Lunch (until 13:30) (Donald Smitszaal)
13:30
Session 2 (until 15:30) (Donald Smitszaal)
13:30 The phase cameras of Advanced Virgo - Ms Laura Van der Schaaf (Nikhef)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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13:45 Nano-g MEMS accelerometers using geometric anti-springs - Mr Boris Boom (Nikhef)   (Donald Smitszaal)
14:00 Seismic noise characterization at Limburg, a potential site for Einstein Telescope - Mr Soumen Koley (Nikhef)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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14:15 The BlackGEM array of telescopes for optical follow-up of gravitational wave sources - Dr Steven Bloemen (Radboud University Nijmegen)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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14:30 Low-frequency radio follow-up of gravitational wave merger events with LOFAR - Ms Kelly GOURDJI (API, University of Amsterdam)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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14:45 ARGO: The Apertif Radio-Gravitational wave Observatory - Dr Joeri Van Leeuwen (ASTRON)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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15:00 The impact of the solar wind on Pulsar Timing Array - Dr Shaifullah Golam (ASTRON)   (Donald Smitszaal)
15:15 Active seismic isolation using optical inertial sensors - Ms Jennifer Watchi (ULB)   (Donald Smitszaal)
15:30
Coffee (until 16:00) (Donald Smitszaal)
16:00
Session 3 (until 18:00) (Donald Smitszaal)
16:00 A multi-messenger picture of binary neutron star mergers - Dr Tim Dietrich (Nikhef)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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16:15 Estimating the cosmological parameters from gravitational wave observations - Mr Ankan Sur (University of Amsterdam)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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16:30 Testing the black hole no-hair conjecture with gravitational waves - Dr Anuradha Samajdar (Nikhef)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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16:45 A morphology-independent data analysis method for detecting and characterizing gravitational wave echoes - Mr Ka Wa Tsang (Nikhef)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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17:00 Probing ultralight bosons with binary black holes - Mr Hong Sheng Chia (University of Amsterdam)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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17:15 Gravitational waves from nearly maximally spinning, supermassive black holes - Mr Kwinten Fransen (KU Leuven)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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17:30 Constraining the Milky Way potential by combining GW and EM observations - Ms Valeriya Korol (Leiden Observatory)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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17:45 Predicting gravitational waves for neutron star-black hole systems - Mr Bas Bemelmans (Radboud University Nijmegen)   (Donald Smitszaal)
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18:00
Drinks (until 19:00) (Donald Smitszaal)