CaJAGWR is an association of Caltech/JPL scientists and engineers engaged in gravitational-wave research. It sponsors a series of seminars by leading international experts on topics related to gravitational waves.
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Contact: Jonah Kanner (chair, CaJAGWR executive committee).
2019/2020 | ||
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19.11.19 | Niels Warburton: Extreme mass-ratio inspirals: going beyond linear perturbation theory | video |
2018/2019 | ||
19.08.08 | Vijay Varma: Binary black hole simulations: from supercomputers to your laptop | video |
19.06.04 | Kunal Mooley: GW170817 and the EM counterparts of future GW events | video |
19.05.07 | Smadar Naoz: Gravitational Wave Sources at the Heart of Galaxie | video |
19.01.29 | Alvin Chua: Maximize the overlap: Fusing source modeling and data analysis for LISA | video |
2017/2018 | ||
18.04.24 | Abby Crites: Measuring the Cosmic Microwave Background Polarization with the South Pole Telescope and Future Instruments | slides audio |
18.01.23 | Leo Stein: Probing strong-field gravity: Black holes and mergers in general relativity and beyond | slides video |
17.12.04 | Jocelyn Read: Matter in neutron-star mergers | video |
17.11.14 | Mansi Kasliwal & Gregg Hallinan: GW170817 EM Counterpart | video |
17.10.24 | Jess McIver: GW170817: Gravitational Waves from the Merger of Two Neutron Stars | slides video |
2015/2016 | ||
16.11.09 | Vivien Raymond: A new beginning for transient gravitational-wave astrophysics | slides video |
16.03.22 | James Clark: Strains And Simulations: Inferring Properties of Gravitational Wave Sources Without Models | video |
16.03.08 | Sarah Burke-Spolaor: MULTI-MESSENGER MONSTERS!!! | video |
16.02.23 | Alan Weinstein: First Results from Advanced LIGO | video1 video2 |
16.01.26 | Will Farr: Population Explosion: Understanding the Populations of Hot Jupiters, Black Holes, Earth-like Exoplanets, and (Eventually) LIGO Sources | video |
15.12.01 | Stephen Taylor: Near-future prospects for detection and astrophysical inference with pulsar-timing arrays | video |
15.11.17 | Brent Ware: The GRACE Follow-On Laser Ranging Interferometer | video |
15.10.06 | Kenta Hotokezaka: Electromagnetic counterparts of neutron star mergers and the origin of heavy elements | slides video |
2014/2015 | ||
15.05.19 | Daniel Kasen: The Color of Kilonovae: Electromagnetic Signatures of Compact Object Mergers | video |
15.04.21 | Carver Mead: G4v - An Engineering Approach to Gravitation | video |
15.03.24 | Chris Messenger: Hearing what gravitational wave standard sirens have to say | slides video |
15.03.10 | Benjamin Lackey: Reconstructing the neutron-star equation of state from gravitational-wave observations | slides video |
15.02.24 | Hartmut Grote: No signal yet: The elusive birefringence of the vacuum, and whether gravitational wave detectors may help | slides video |
15.02.17 | Sydney Chamberlin: Gravity and the unseen sky | slides video |
15.02.10 | B Sathyaprakash: Gravitational Astronomy - Prospects and Challenges a Century after Einstein | video |
14.12.09 | Eric Thrane: Prospects for gravitational-wave background detection with Advanced LIGO/Virgo | video |
14.11.04 | Massimo Tinto: gLISA: geosynchronous Laser Interferometer Space Antenna | video |
14.10.14 | Yuri Levin: Reciprocity relationships for gravitational-wave interferometers | video |
2013/2014 | ||
14.06.10 | Chiara Caprini: Cosmology with gravitational-wave detection | video |
14.04.29 | William Folkner: The orbits of the Earth and planets and their relation to the celestial reference frame | video |
14.03.11 | Masaru Shibata: Gravitational waves and electromagnetic counter parts of binary neutron star mergers | video |
14.03.04 | Gary Sanders: The Thirty Meter Telescope: How California, Canada, China, India and Japan are Working Together to Build a Next Generation Extremely Large Telescope | video |
14.01.21 | John Friedman: Measuring the neutron-star equation of state with gravitational waves from binary inspiral | video |
13.12.10 | Curt Cutler: The gravitational-wave discovery space of pulsar-timing arrays | video |
13.10.08 | Justin Ellis: Searching for Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing Arrays | video |
2012/2013 | ||
13.06.04 | John Ziemer: Micropropulsion applications from gravity-wave telescopes to exoplanet observatories and cube-sats | video |
13.03.12 | Kenta Kiuchi: Gravitational waves and neutrino emissions from compact binary mergers | video |
13.02.19 | Keith Schwab: Development of ultra-low loss acoustic resonator from Superfluid Helium-4 | video |
13.02.05 | Duncan Brown: Challenges in searches for binary black holes and black hole-neutron star systems | video |
13.01.22 | Sarah Burke-Spolaor: Supermassive pairs hiding in the cosmos | |
12.12.11 | Rana Adhikari: Turning on and tuning in the gravitational radiation antennae | video |
12.11.27 | Aaron Zimmerman: Visualizing curved spacetime: what we have learned | video |
12.11.13 | Andreas Ross: Gravitational radiation from compact binaries with effective field theory | video |
12.10.30 | Ayaka Shoda: Torsion-bar antenna for low-frequency gravitational-wave detection | video |
2011/2012 | ||
12.05.01 | Danielle Wuchenich: Digitally-enhanced interferometry | |
12.04.24 | Sheila Dwyer: A quantum-enhanced gravitational-wave detector | |
12.03.13 | Roland Haas: Gravitational and electromagnetic signatures from the tidal disruption of stars | video |
12.02.28 | Matt Duez: Ways of seeing black hole-neutron star binaries | video |
11.12.13 | Tony Piro: Electromagnetic and gravitational waves together | video |
11.11.29 | David Reitze: Advanced LIGO - What, Why, How, When | video |
11.11.15 | Mark Scheel: Binary Black Hole Simulations with SpEC | video |
2010/2011 | ||
11.05.31 | Haixing Miao: Exploring macroscoping quantum mechanics in advanced gravitational-wave detectors | video |
11.05.10 | Curt Cutler; Michele Vallisneri: New ideas in gravitational-wave data analysis: the phase relaxed F-statistic; exact maps of the maximum-likelihood estimator | video |
10.12.07 | Jay Marx: Expanding the network of advanced GW detectors | video |
11.03.08 | Laura Book: Astrometric effects of a stochastic gravitational wave background | video |
11.01.04 | Jocelyn Read: Measuring the size of neutron stars using gravitational waves | video |
10.11.16 | Tanja Hinderer: Transient resonances in extreme mass ratio inspirals | video |
10.11.16 | Jan Harms: Newtonian noise or how to get into serious trouble (and out again) | video |
10.10.19 | Chiara Caprini: Gravitational waves from first-order phase transitions | video |
2009/2010 | ||
10.08.10 | Tarun Souradeep: Minimizing diffuse foreground emissions in sky maps | video |
10.05.25 | Mansi Kasliwal: Transients in the local Universe | video |
10.05.11 | Christian Reisswig: Cauchy-characteristic waveform extraction from binary black-hole inspiral and merger simulations | video |
10.04.20 | Stan Whitcomb: An idiosyncratic history of technical developments leading to LIGO | video |
10.04.06 | Bill Weber: Achieving freely falling test masses in LISA and LISA Pathfinder | video |
10.03.09 | Zeeshan Ahmed: Results from the final exposure of CDMS-II | video |
10.03.02 | Ben Owen: Probing neutron stars with gravitational waves | video |
10.01.12 | Raffaele Flaminio: Research Developments and Plans for Advanced Virgo | video |
09.12.07 | Stefano Vitale: LISA Pathfinder: The Experiment and the Way to LISA | video |
09.11.17 | Peter Kalmus: GW Detector Calibration | video |
09.10.06 | Chad Galley: Effective Field Theory Methods for Gravitational Binaries | video |
2008/2009 | ||
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09.07.28 | Curt Cutler: Cosmology with 300,000 Standard Sirens | video |
09.05.26 | Krzysztof Gorski: Planck: History, Timing, Prospects | video |
09.05.12 | Alberto Sesana: Prospects for Gravitational Wave detection with Forthcoming Pulsar Timing Arrays | video |
09.03.13 | Vuk Mandic: The Deep Underground Gravity Lab at DUSEL | video |
09.02.24 | Drew Keppel: Progress in the LSC/Virgo Search Pipeline for Compact Binary Coalescences | video |
09.02.10 | Deirdre Shoemaker: Simplicity of Binary Black Hole Coalescence and Its Implications for Detection | video |
09.01.12 | Craig Hogan: Holographic Geometry, Indeterminancy, and Noise | video |
08.12.09 | Szabolcs Marka: Gravitational Waves and Multimessenger Astrophysics | video |
08.11.25 | Christian Ott: Understanding Core-Collapse Supernovae with the Help of Gravitational Waves | |
08.11.11 | Andrew Melatos: Gravitational Radiation from Pulsar Glitches: Nuclear Physics with LIGO | video |
08.10.28 | Yanbei Chen: Exploring Macroscopic Quantum Mechanics with LIGO |
2007/2008 | ||
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08.07.29 | Seiji Kawamura: The Japanese Space Gravitational-Wave Antenna DECIGO | video |
08.05.27 | Erik Katsavounidis: Detection Confidence in Search of GW Transients | video |
08.05.06 | Vanessa Lauburg: Prospects for LIGO Detection of Stellar-Mass Black Hole Binary Mergers in Galactic Nuclei | video |
08.03.04 | Jonathan Feng: Dark Matters | video |
08.02.26 | Janna Levin: A Periodic Table for Black Hole Orbits | video |
08.02.05 | Marta Volonteri: Massive Black Holes From Early Times to the Present | video |
08.01.22 | Lawrence Kidder: Binary Black Holes: Numerical Simulations and Approximation | video |
07.12.04 | Emanuele Berti: Black Hole Binary Mergers and Black Hole Spectroscopy | video |
07.11.20 | Yoichi Aso: Improving the Bandwidth and Stability of Interferometric GW Detectors with Suspension Point Interferometers | video |
07.10.09 | Alessandra Buonanno: Interfacing Analytical and Numerical Relativity in the Modeling of Binary Black Holes | video |
2006/2007 | ||
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07.06.05 | Jeandrew Brink: Spacetime Encodings | video |
07.05.15 | Elena Pierpaoli: Constraining GW with the CMB Radiation | video |
07.04.17 | Leonid Grishchuk: 'Magnetic' Components of Gravitational Waves and Their Effect in the LIGO-VIRGO Response Functions | video |
07.03.06 | Etienne Racine: Gaussianity of LISA Confusion Background from Extreme-Mass-Ratio Inspirals | video |
07.02.13 | Richard Umstaetter: A Bayesian Estimation of Confusion Noise in the LISA Data | video |
06.11.28 | Kirk McKenzie: Generating Squeezed States of Light for GW Detection | video |
06.11.14 | Mark Scheel: A Revolution in Numerical Simulations of Binary Black Holes | video |
06.10.31 | Shourov Chatterji: Status of LIGO's 5th Science Run | video |
06.10.17 | Lars Bildsten: Ultracompact Binaries: Orbital Periods Shrter Than This Talk | video |
06.10.03 | Antony Searle: Robust Bayesian Detection of Unmodeled Bursts of GW | video |
2005/2006 | ||
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06.06.27 | Teviet Creighton: Searching for Gravitational Waves with Einstein@Home Project | video |
06.06.13 | Jean-Pierre Lasota: The Evidence for Astrophysical Black Holes | video |
06.04.18 | Nergis Mavalvala: Squeezed States in GW Interferometers | video |
06.04.04 | Tarun Souradeep: Hunting Correlation Patterns in the CMB Anisotropy | video |
06.03.14 | Xavier Siemens: Gravitational Wave Bursts from Cosmic Strings: Quantitative Analysis and Constraints | |
06.03.07 | Rana Adhikari: Tuning LIGO to Listen to Gravitational Waves | video |
06.02.28 | Curt Cutler: BBO and the Neutron-Star-Binary Subtraction Problem | video |
06.02.20 | Eirini Messaritaki: Searching for Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Binaries in Data From the LIGO Detectors: Challenges and Prospects | video |
06.01.03 | Stefan Ballmer: Compensating Thermal Lensing in Initial LIGO | video |
05.12.20 | Rejean Dupuis: Searches for Periodic Gravitational Waves | video |
05.11.15 | Andrew Lange: Can We Detect the Inflationary Gravity Wave Background with CMB? | video |
05.10.11 | Peter Bender: Experimental Design Tradeoffs for the LISA Mission |
2004/2005 | ||
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05.08.10 | Graham Woan: Bayesian Methods Applied to LISA Source Identification | video |
05.05.17 | Alessandra Buonanno: Source Modeling, Detection and Science of GW Emitted by Precessing Compact Binaries | video |
05.05.13 | Frederick Jenet: GW Detection Using Radio Pulsar Timing | video |
05.03.08 | Yanbei Chen: Quantum Nondemolition GW Detectors: The Future of LIGO | |
05.02.22 | William Folkner: LISA Pathfinder and ST7 | video |
05.01.25 | Paolo La Penna: Status of VIRGO | |
04.12.07 | Rana Adhikari: Sensitivity Improvements in the LIGO Interferometers | video |
04.11.16 | Patrick Sutton: LIGO-TAMA Joint Search for GW Bursts | video |
2003/2004 | ||
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04.06.01 | Michele Vallisneri: A Synthetic LISA, with Science and Engineering Applications | video |
04.05.18 | Benjamin Owen: GW from Binaries with Spin-Orbit Precession | video |
04.04.13 | Ho Jung Paik: Probing Extra Dimensions Using a Superconducting Gravity Gradiometer; GW Experiments on the Moon | |
04.03.26 | Vladimir Braginsky: Adolescent Years of Experimental Physics | |
04.03.09 | Vicky Kalogera: The Most Relativistic Double Pulsar: Implications for GW Detection and Neutron Star Formation | |
04.03.02 | Adam Burrows: Multidimensional Supernova Simulations | |
04.01.29 | Daniel Shaddock: Interferometry for LISA: New Concepts and Experimental Progress | |
04.01.13 | Patrick Brady: LIGO's Continuing Search for GW | |
04.01.06 | Peter Fritschel: The Stochastic GW Background: Prospects for Search and Detection | |
03.12.02 | Szabolcs Marka: Search for GW Signatures of Violent Cosmic Events | |
03.11.18 | Curt Cutler: Data Analysis for LISA Capture Sources | video |
03.10.07 | Massimo Tinto: Time-Delay Interferometry for LISA: The Next Generation |
2002/2003 | ||
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03.06.10 | Koji Arai: TAMA300: Current Status and Joint Observation with LIGO | |
03.05.06 | Albert Lazzarini: Search for Stochastic GW Background with LIGO S1 Data | |
03.04.22 | Alan Weinstein: Search for GW Bursts in LIGO S1 Data | |
03.04.15 | Teviet Creighton: First LIGO/GEO Upper Limits on Pulsar Gravitational Emissions | |
03.03.11 | Peter Shawhan: First LIGO Search for Binary Inspirals | |
03.03.04 | Vladimir Braginsky: LIGO II and LIGO III: The View from Moscow | |
03.02.11 | Kenji Numata: Direct Measurement of Mirror Thermal Noise | |
03.02.04 | Gijs Nelemans: Studying Galactic Compact Binaries with LISA | |
03.01.28 | Lute Maleki: Progress in Atomic Clocks and Tests of Fundamental Laws | |
03.01.14 | Roger Blandford: Tidal Excitation of White Dwarf Oscillations | |
02.12.03 | John Armstrong: The Cassini Gravitational Experiment | |
02.11.05 | James Bock: CMB Polarisation and Future Polarimeters | |
02.10.18 | Anna Nobili: Galileo Galilei: The Space Mission and the Prototype | |
02.10.08 | Milos Milosavljevic: Long-Term Evolution of Massive Black Hole Binaries |
2001/2002 | ||
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02.05.24 | Alessandra Buonanno: The Late Inspiral of Binary Black Holes: The Epoch When Post-Newtonian Expansion Becomes Suspect. How Do We Detect Gravitational Waveforms? | |
02.05.17 | Yanbei Chen: Quantum Noise in Advanced LIGO Interferometers | |
02.05.07 | William Hamilton: The Status and Prospects for Resonant GW Detectors | |
02.04.19 | Seiji Kawamura: The Current Status of the TAMA300 Interferometric GW Detector | |
02.03.15 | Albert Lazzarini: LIGO Data Analysis for the Recent E7 and Coming S1 Run: Status and Plans | |
02.03.08 | Vladimir Braginsky, Farid Khalili: Gravitational Wave Research at Moscow University: Past, Present, and Future | |
02.03.01 | Nobuyuki Kanda: TAMA's Gravitational Wave Search | |
02.02.15 | Sterl Phinney: Shannon's Theorem, Olbers' Paradox, and the Confusion Limit in Gravitational Wave Astronomy | |
02.01.18 | Luis Lehner: Numerical Relativity: Promises, Status, Challenges, and Prospects | |
01.12.14 | Robert Spero: Interferometers for LISA and Its Precursor | |
01.10.19 | William Folkner, Robert Spero, Andreas Kuhnert: Disturbance reduction system - A proposed space demonstration of drag-free technology | video |
01.10.05 | Arthur Kosowsky: Gravitational Radiation From the Electroweak Phase Transition |
2000/2001 | ||
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01.06.08 | Sterl Phinney: The Capture of Compact Objects by Massive Black Holes, and Its Implications for LISA | |
01.05.25 | Benoit Mours: The VIRGO Gravitational Wave Project: Status and Plans | |
01.05.11 | Chris Fryer: Gravitational Waves from Stellar Core Collapse | |
01.04.27 | Hiro Yamamoto, Matt Evans: The LIGO End-to-End Model and Its Application to LIGO I | |
01.03.02 | Donald C. Backer: Gravitational-wave searches via pulsar timing | |
01.02.16 | Stan Whitcomb: The LIGO-I gravitational wave detectors | video |
01.02.02 | Eugenio Coccia: Resonant-mass (bar) detectors for gravitational waves | |
01.01.19 | Alexander Vilenkin: Gravitational wave bursts from cosmic strings | |
01.01.05 | Vladimir B. Braginsky, Valery P. Mitrofanov: Noise in LIGO interferometers: Thermorefractive noise, laser frequency fluctuations of nonlinear origin, electrostatic actuator noise, and others | |
00.12.01 | Lee Lindblom: R-Mode oscillations in spinning neutron stars: Are their gravitational waves detectable by LIGO? | |
00.11.17 | E. Sterl Phinney, William M. Folkner: LISA: A space observatory for low-frequency gravitational waves | video |
00.11.03 | John W. Armstrong: Low-frequency gravitational wave searches using spacecraft Doppler tracking | |
00.10.13 | Kip S. Thorne: Quantum noise and quantum nondemolition in gravitational-wave interferometers | |
00.09.29 | Marc Kamionkowski, Andrew Lange: Searching for extremely low-frequency gravitational waves by their influence on the cosmic microwave background |