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"Quantum Opportunities in Gravitational Wave Detectors"

May 25, 2011 - 3:45pm
Physics & Astrophysics Bldg., Rm. 102-103

Free and open to the public

Prof. Nergis Mavalvala will give a special seminar entitled, "Quantum Opportunities in Gravitational Wave Detectors."  Interferometric gravitational wave detectors are poised to launch a new era of gravitational wave astronomy and unprecedented tests of general relativiety.  These detectors also provide opportunities for studying quantum phenomena on unprecedented scales. 

Event Sponsor: 
Department of Physics
Contact Email: 
tice@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-723-4347