CONFERENCE PROGRAM


Scientific Program
Final Program


 

   

Sunday March 26th


Morning Session: Gravitational waves
08:30 - 12:00
Chairperson: J. Dumarchez (LPNHE, Paris)

(25'+5')

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Compact Binary Coalescence searches in LIGO and Virgo
Damir Buskulic (LAPP, Annecy)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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The state of the art of compact binary waveforms
Alessandro Nagar (Centro Fermi e INFN Sezione di Torino & IHES)    [PDF]

(20'+5')

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Coalescing binary black holes originating from globular clusters
Dorota Rosinska (University of Zielona Gora)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Horizon surface gravity in black hole binaries
Alexandre Le Tiec (Observatoire de Paris)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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The effect of matter structure on the gravitational waveform
Camille Bonvin (University of Geneva)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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Searching for the Stochastic Gravitational-Wave Background with Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo
Nelson Christensen (Artemis Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur, Nice)    [PDF]


Afternoon Session: Tests of the Equivalence Principle
16:30 - 20:00
Chairperson: S. Reynaud (LKB, Paris)

(25'+5')

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Antimatter and Gravitation
Pascal Debu (Irfu CEA Saclay)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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GBAR
Paul Indelicato (LKB, Paris)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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AEgIS experiment: status & outlook
Pierre Lansonneur (IPN, Lyon)    [PPTX]

(25'+5')

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Weak Equivalence Principle tests in the Stanford Tower experiment
Jason Hogan (Stanford University)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Constraints on Lorentz symmetry violations with lunar laser ranging
Adrien Bourgoin (University of Bologna)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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PETER: a double torsion pendulum to test quasi Free Fall on two Degrees of Freedom
Luciano Di Fiore (INFN Sezione di Napoli)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Universality of free fall versus ephemeris
Olivier Minazzoli (Centre Scientifique de Monaco)    [PDF]


 

   

Monday March 27th


Morning Session: Theory
08:30 - 12:00
Chairperson: Alexander Vikman (Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague)

(25'+5')

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Modified Gravity
Andrew Tolley (Imperial College London)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Cosmic Tsunamis in Modified Gravity: Scalar waves disrupting screening mechanisms
David F. Mota (University of Oslo)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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Scalar-tensor theories beyond Horndeski
David Langlois (APC, Paris)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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Dark matter with massive bigravity theory
Luc Blanchet (IAP, Paris)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Varying couplings and dark energy: a meta-analysis
Carlos Martins (CAUP, Porto)    [PDF]


Afternoon Session: Gravitational Waves
16:30 - 20:00
Chairperson: Luc Blanchet (IAP, Paris)

(25'+5')

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Advanced Virgo status
Fiodor Sorrentino (INFN Sezione di Genova)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Advanced Virgo commissioning challenges
Julia Casanueva Diaz (LAL, Orsay)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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Advanced LIGO status
Sheila Dwyer (Caltech, Pasadena)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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Review of the transient non-CBC searches
Francesco Salemi (Max-Planck-Institut für GravitationsPhysik, Hannover)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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All sky search for long duration gravitational-wave transients
Valentin Frey (LAL, Orsay)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Multi-dimensional Core-collapse Supernova Simulations with the Chimera Code
Eirik Endeve (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)    [PDF]


 

   

Tuesday March 28th


Morning Session: Space Borne Detectors
08:30 - 12:00

(25'+5')

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LISA sources
Alberto Sesana (University of Birmingham)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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LISA PathFinder mission
Peter Wass (Imperial College, London)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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LISA PathFinder noise budget
Luigi Ferraioli (ETH, Zurich)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Special experiments on LISA PathFinder
Ferran Gibert (University of Trento)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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LISA mission
Gerhard Heinzel (Max-Planck-Institut für GravitationsPhysik, Hannover)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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LIGO sources implications for LISA
Alberto Sesana (University of Birmingham)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Celestial mechanics of eccentric compact binaries
Alexandre Le Tiec (Observatoire de Paris)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Detecting additional polarization modes with LISA
Lionel Philippoz (University of Zurich)    [PDF]


Afternoon Session: Theory
16:30 - 20:00

(25'+5')

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Cosmological implications of alternative gravity with fundamental fields
Lavinia Heisenberg (IAP, Paris)    [PDF]

(20'+5')

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Canonical Exorcism for Cosmological Ghosts
Alexander Vikman (Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague)    [PDF]

(20'+5')

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Black holes in vector-tensor theories
Eugeny Babichev (LPT Orsay)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Testing the relevance of the curvature geometrical and energetic content equivalence for cosmology at the background and growth of structure level
Ziad Sakr (IRAP, Toulouse)

(15'+5')

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Different ways for graviton mass evaluations
Alexander Zakharov (ITEP, Moscow)    [PPT]


 

   

Wednesday March 29th


Morning Session (1): Quantum sensors
08:30 - 10:10
Chairperson: Paul Indelicato (LKB, Paris)

(25'+5')

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Atom Optics and Quantum Sensors
Ernst Rasel (IfQO, Hannover)

(25'+5')

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Quantum sensors for EP tests and detection of gravitational waves (ICE and MIGA)
Philippe Bouyer (LP2N University of Bordeaux)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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The Quantum Sensor Technology Challenge – Designing a System for a Space Mission
Astrid Heske (ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Infrasound gravitational wave detection
Christian Schubert (Institut für Quantenoptik, Leibniz Universität)


Morning Session (2): MICROSCOPE
10:40 - 12:00
Chairperson: Paul Indelicato (LKB, Paris)

(25'+5')

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The MICROSCOPE Mission
Manuel Rodrigues (ONERA, Chatillon)    [PPTX]

(25'+5')

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First analyses from MICROSCOPE
Gilles Métris (OCA, Nice)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Progress on testing Lorentz symmetry with MICROSCOPE
Hélène Pihan-Le Bars (SYRTE, Observatoire de Paris)    [PDF]


Afternoon Session: Tests of Fundamental Physics
16:30 - 18:20
Chairperson: Jason Hogan (Stanford University)

(25'+5')

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Searches for dark matter and dark energy constituents (GNOME, CASPEr)
Dmitry Budker (University of Mainz)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Galileo gravitational Redshift test with Eccentric sATellites (GREAT)
Pacôme Delva (SYRTE, Observatoire de Paris)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Preparing ESPRESSO's fundamental physics tests
Ana Catarina Leite (IA, Porto)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Gravitational Properties of Light
Dennis Raetzel (University of Vienna)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Probing fundamental physics with the Radio Sky
Amanda Weltman (University of Cape Town)    [PDF]


Afternoon Session (2): Common Session with the QCD Conference
18:40 - 20:10
Chairperson: Jacques Dumarchez (LPNHE - Univ. of Paris)

(40'+10')

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Neutrinos and 125 GeV Higgs - what are they telling us about the Universe?
Mikhail Shaposhnikov (EPFL, Lausanne)    [PDF]

(40'+10')

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Gravitational Waves: Past, Present and Future
Nelson Christensen (Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur, Nice)    [PDF]


 

   

Thursday March 30th


Morning Session: Clocks, Lasers and Fundamental Constants
08:30 - 12:00

(25'+5')

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ACES: status
Luigi Cacciapuoti (ESA, Noordwijk)

(15'+5')

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ACES MWL data processing center at SYRTE
Frédéric Meynadier (UPMC / SYRTE, Observatoire de Paris)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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Optical clocks and fibre links
Jérôme Lodewyck (SYRTE, Observatoire de Paris)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Test of special relativity using a fibre network of optical clocks
Pacôme Delva (SYRTE, Observatoire de Paris)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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Novel searches for dark matter and fifth-forces with atomic clock spectroscopy, laser interferometry and pulsar timing
Yevgeny Stadnik (University of New South Wales)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Searching for scalar Dark Matter using six years of clock data from SYRTE
Aurélien Hees (University of California, Los Angeles)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Low-energy tests of Lorentz symmetry: new constraints with nucleons in a cold atom clock
Christine Guerlin (LKB / SYRTE, Paris)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Astrometric Gravitation Probe - science goals and mission concept
Mario Gai (INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Torino)    [PDF]


Afternoon Session: Theory
17:00 - 20:00
Chairperson: Alexandre Le Tiec (Observatoire de Paris)

(20'+5')

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Fokker action for a binary system of compact objects at the fourth post-Newtonian order
Guillaume Faye (IAP, Paris)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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4.5 Post-Newtonian order gravitational radiation
Tanguy Marchand (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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EFT of PNG: From Feynman rules to gauge invariant observables for gravitaional radiation with automatization
Michele Levi (IPhT, CEA Saclay)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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On solving post-Newtonian accurate Kepler Equation
Yannick Boetzel (University of Zurich)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Strong field tests of GR with pulsars in compact orbits around Sgr A*
Walid Majid (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech)

(15'+5')

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Neutron stars with realistic equations of state in scalar-tensor theories of gravity
Zahra Motahar (Oldenburg University)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Testing the gravitation theory with short-period stars around our Galactic Center
Aurélien Hees (University of California Los Angeles)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Probing the hidden gauge symmetry breaking of the early universe and new physics by the phase transition gravitational waves
FaPeng Huang (Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing)    [PDF]


 

   

Friday March 31st


Morning Session (1): Gravitational Waves
08:30 - 11:30
Chairperson: Nelson Christensen (OCA, Nice)

(25'+5')

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Electromagnetic follow-up of gravitational wave transients: first results and perspectives
Barbara Patricelli (INFN & University of Pisa)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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Review on continuous wave searches
Michal Bejger (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Centre, Warsaw)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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Pulsar timinig
Alberto Sesana (University of Birmingham)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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3rd generation detectors
Michele Punturo (INFN Perugia)    [PPTX]


Morning Session (2): Tests of Gravity at all ranges
11:30 - 12:10
Chairperson: Nelson Christensen (OCA, Nice)

(15'+5')

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Testing sub-gravitational forces on atoms from a miniature, in-vacuum source mass
Philipp Haslinger (UC Berkeley)    [PPTX]

(15'+5')

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Cavity matter-wave interferometry: Inertial effects of blackbody radiation
Victoria Xu (University of California, Berkeley)    [PDF]


Afternoon Session: Tests of Gravity at all ranges
16:30 - 20:00
Chairperson: Luigi Cacciapuoti (ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk)

(25'+5')

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Precision gravitational spectroscopy with ultracold neutrons and short-range forces: the GRANIT project
Valery Nesvizhevsky (ILL, Grenoble)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Quantum levitation states above an attractive Casimir-Polder potential
Pierre-Philippe Crépin (Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Paris)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Antihydrogen mass measurement from quantum gravitational states interference
Alexei Voronin (P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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FORCA-G: Casimir forces and Gravitation at short distances
Franck Pereira (SYRTE Observatoire de Paris)    [PDF]

(25'+5')

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Inverse Square Law And Newtonian Dynamics Space Explorer (ISLAND)
Joël Bergé (ONERA, Chatillon)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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Perspectives to measure forces between macroscopic flat parallel plates
Aniello Grado (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte)    [PDF]

(15'+5')

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LARASE: Testing GR with satellite laser ranging
Massimo Bassan (University of Rome)    [PDF]


 

   

Posters

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de Sitter-invariant special relativity and the dark energy problem
Adriana Araujo (IFT-UNESP)

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Recent advances in the determination of a high spatial resolution geopotential model using chronometric geodesy
Pacôme Delva (SYRTE, Observatoire de Paris)

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Effects of local features of the inflaton potential on the spectrum and bispectrum of primordial perturbations
Alexander Gallego Cadavid (University of Antioquia)

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Gravity, screened fields, and radiation: Probing atom-source mass interactions
Matt Jaffe (University of California, Berkeley)

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Intergals of quasi-linear equations of gravitating dark matter at the space thermostat presence: gravitation frequency and scale
Mikhail Ivanov (Central Institute of Aviation Motors, Moscow)

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Analysing if a graviton gas acts like a cosmological vacuum state and 'cosmological' constant parameter.
Andrew Beckwith (Chongqing University)


 

 

Last modification 05/04/17 (jdz)