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ELiTES Project introduction

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The ELiTES project consists in the exchange of researchers between Europe and Japan focused on the cryogenic technologies for the ET and LCGT (now KAGRA) gravitational wave observatories.

It is a 4 years project, supported by the European Commission under FP7-PEOPLE-IRSES (GA 295153), started the 1st of March 2012.

Participating institutes are:

  • The European Gravitational Observatory (EGO)
  • The University of Tokyo (ICRR)
  • The University of Jena (FSU)
  • The Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM)
  • The Max Planck Institute (MPG)
  • University of West Scotland (UWS)
  • Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)

ELiTES stands for "ET-LCGT Telescopes: Exchange of Scientists".

Last Updated ( Friday, 11 July 2014 13:48 )  


The 8th ET Symposium will be hosted by the Institute of Gravitational Wave Astronomy at the University of Birmingham from 27th to 28th of March, 2017.
The first day of the meeting will be focused on the crucial tchnologies for 3G observatories, the morning of the 28th of March will focus on the science motivation for 3G and finally in the 28th afternoon we will discuss about the 3G and ET future, organisation and strategy.
Registration opens on the 22nd of February 2017. Here it is the link to the event.




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