ILIAS
London, October 26th - 27th, 2006
at the Flowers Building, South Kensington Campus, Imperial College
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Thursday 26th October

08:15-09:00 Registration

Morning session

09:00-09:10 News from ILIAS G.Cagnoli
09:15-09:25 Introductory remarks on GWA R.Flaminio
09:30-09:45 WG1 activity report and plans G.Losurdo
09:50-10:05 Virgo commissioning J.Marque
10:10-10:25 GEO commissioning and science runs H.Grote
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:15 Virgo-GEO common noise studies J.Smith
11:20-11:35 WG2 activity report and plans I.S.Heng
11:40-12:00 Virgo - Bars joint data analysis F.Salemi
12:30-14:00 Lunch break

Afternoon session

14:00-14:25 The Science case of a third generation interferometer T.Cokelaer
14:30-14:45 WG3 activity report and plans M.Punturo
14:50-15:05 Advanced Virgo organization G.Losurdo
15:10-15:35 Status of Advanced LIGO J.Hough
15:40-15:55 H.Vahlbruch
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-16:45 FP7 and ILIAS next G.Cagnoli
16:50-17:05 Toward a design study of a third generation interferometer H.Lueck
17:10-18:00 Discussion

Friday 27th October

Morning session

09:00-09:10 Introductory remarks on STREGA G.Cagnoli
Materials and bonding (M1, M2, M5)
09:15-09:25 New materials for DUAL: the LNL activity J.-P.Zendri
09:30-09:40 Characterization of a bonded hollow sphere M.Bassan
09:45-09:55 Chemistry of hydroxide-catalysis bonding S.Reid
10:00-10:10 News from the thermo-mechanical measurements in the Firenze facility E.Campagna
10:15-10:25 Thermoelastic effect: finite element approach E.Serra
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:10 Q measurements on CaF2 and Si substrates R.Nowrodt
11:15-11:25 News on the mechanical loss model in solids A.Zimmer
Coatings (M4)
11:30-11:40 New coatings on new substrates for low mechanical loss mirrors A.Remillieux
11:45-11:55 New diffraction gratings O.Burmeister
12:00-12:10 Coating mechanical loss at room and low temperatures S.Rowan
12:15-12:25 Low temperature behaviour of uncoated fused silica slabs F.Travasso
12:30-14:00 Lunch break

Afternoon session

14:00-14:30 STREGA Steering Committee Meeting
RF cavities (M3)
14:30-14:40 Superconducting Parametric-Converter Detector and Wide area parametric transducer R.Parodi
Cosmic rays induced noise (M6)
14:45-14:55 Particle induced acoustic events: an update G.Mazzitelli
Cryogenics (C1, C2, C3)
15:00-15:10 MiniGRAIL Extreme makeover G.Frossati
15:15-15:25 Report on the last stage monolithic suspension P.Puppo
15:30-15:45 Update on the suspension facility in Cascina R.Passaquieti
15:45-16:15 Coffee break
Thermal noise studies (T2, T3)
16:15-16:25 Mechanical amplifiers for the dual detector: lumped and distributed element design F.Falferi
16:30-16:40 Activity report on photo-thermoelastic effect P.-F.Cohadon
16:45-17:00 Concluding remarks G.Cagnoli