Valencia from 20 to 22 March 2013
3rd Iberian Gravitational-Wave Meeting 2013

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Wednesday 20 March, 2013 15:30 to 16:00 Conference
Parameter estimation in LISA Pathfinder experiments
Speaker: Nikolaos Karnesis, CSIC-IEEC, PhD student

Authors: Nikolaos Karnesis

The LISA Pathfinder (LPF) mission will test key technologies for future space-borne Gravitational Wave missions like eLISA. Its main goal is to estimate the acceleration noise models of the overall LISA Technology Package (LTP) experiment on-board LPF. For this purpose, a series of system identification experiments have been proposed and each one is designed to provide with essential information about the system. Here, we present a study on those experiments and a set of data analysis methods to manipulate the data from the satellite. In particular, we focus on the sensitive axis of the experiment and we report on the predicted accuracy of the parameters that describe the system. We analyze each experiment separately using synthetic data produced by the LTPDA Matlab toolbox simulator.
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Afternoon Sessions
Place: Salon Grados

Other activities in Afternoon Sessions
16:00 h. to 16:30 h.Conference

Testing the LISA Technology Package Diagnostics In Space Conditions

Speaker: Ferran Gibert, Institut de Ciències de l'Espai (CSIC-IEEC)), PhD student
17:00 h. to 18:00 h.Conference

Charon: a new code for multidimensional radiation transport

Speaker: David Radice, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
18:00 h. to 18:30 h.Conference

Binary Neutron Star Mergers with Spin

Speaker: Wolfgang Kastaun, Albert Einstein Institute, Postdoctoral Researcher
16:30 h. to 17:00 h.Conference

Gravitational wave radiation from colliding white dwarfs

Speaker: Enrique Garcia-Berro, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Professor
15:00 h. to 15:30 h.Conference

A short review of the L2/L3 call and the underlying process

Speaker: Oliver Jennrich, ESA, Scientist
17:00 h. to 17:30 h.Coffee break

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