The meeting will take place from February 25 to February 26 2008 at the Albert Einstein Institute in Golm, Potsdam. General Information can be found on the Website of the AEI. The following link takes you closer to travel information.
The meeting will be held in the Lecture Hall of the AEI Golm.
See here for a detailed map of the Landhotel and Max Planck Campus locations.
A block of rooms has been set aside at the Landhotel in Golm [ Hotel Website ] for the meeting.
The rate for a single/double room is 59,- Euros per night including breakfast buffet.
Please make your own reservations as soon as possible by contacting the hotel directly using the code "SFB Meeting".
Lunch: Ms. Schlichting from the AEI will collect 5 or 10 Euros per person for the one or two lunches -- depending on the time of your arrival -- (and the coffee breaks), in cash at the conference site.
Dinner: The dinner will take place at the Landhotel in Golm and will consist of a free choice of meals. See here for the menu.
Monday, Feb 25
|12:00 - 13:00||Collection of fees for lunch (Ms. Schlichting)|
|13:00 - 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 - 14:15||Welcome, organisational issues|
|14:15 - 15:45||Scientific Session I|
- Overview Talk: Roman Schnabel:
Entanglement of Macroscopic Test Masses and
the Standard Quantum Limit in Laser Interferometry (45'+15')
- Harald Lück (C1):
Status of project and GEO HF (20'+10')
|15:45 - 16:15||Coffee Break|
|16:15 - 17:45||Scientific Session II|
- Michael Britzger (C3):
Grating cavities with power recycling (20'+10')
- Ronny Nawrodt (C4):
Current status of the cryogenic Q-factor measurements
on bulk materials and thin films (20'+10')
- Frank Brückner (C5):
Monolithic dielectric mirrors for gravitational
wave detectors (20'+10')
|17:45 - 18:00||Break|
|18:00 - 19:00||Offical SFB Assembly|
|19:30||Dinner at Landhotel Golm||
Tuesday, Feb 26
|9:00 - 10:30||Scientific Session III|
- Benjamin Knisel (C2):
The strongest continuous gravitational-wave signal:
Blandford's conjecture (20'+10')
- John Whelan (C6):
Searches for galactic white dwarf binary systems (20'+10')
- Markus Hohle (C7):
Neutron star population synthesis - predictions for
GW detection (20'+10')
|10:30 - 11:00||Coffee Break|
|11:00 - 12:45||Scientific Session IV|
- Overview talk: Sascha Husa
Interface of Numerical Relativity and Data Analysis (45'+15')
- Lucia Santamaria (B7):
Injection of Numerical Data into the Data Analysis
- Miguel Preto (Heidelberg):
Relativistic Binary Black Hole Mergers in N-Body
|12:45 - 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 - 16:00||Parallel Sessions|
B1, B3, B5, B6, B8:
Neutron stars (chair: L. Rezzolla)
A4, A5, B4, B5, B7, C6:
Black holes and data analysis pipeline (chair: B. Brügmann)
C1, C3, C4, C5:
Joint topics in experimental subjects (chair: P. Seidel)
Astrophysical neutron star populations and GW analysis (chair: R. Neuhäuser)
These are suggestions. Please coordinate with your colleagues, in particular for multi-site collaborations.
|16:00 - 16:30||Coffee Break|
|16:30 ||End of Meeting|