LISA (Laser Interferometer Space Antenna) is a space project whose goal is to detect gravitational waves. LISA opens a completely new window into the heart of the most energetic processes in the Universe, with consequences fundamental to both physics and astronomy.

The APC is involved in the discussion of data centre activities for LISA. An outline of a data processing centre for the L1 mission proposal can be found here.

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In May 2012 the 9th LISA Symposium took place in Paris. Below you find the list of presentations with the slides and the proceedings contribution paper for download.

Number | Session | Presenter Name | Presentation title | slides | proceedings contribution |

Dedication of the conference | |||||

Auger, Binetruy, and Plagnol | Preface of the proceedings | ||||

Auger, Binetruy, and Plagnol | Acknowledgements | ||||

Backmatter of proceedings book | |||||

1 | Plenary | S. Vitale | The LISA Pathfinder Experiment | ||

2 | Plenary | P. McNamara | The LISA Pathfinder Mission Status | Keynote | |

3 | Plenary | M. Cruise | What LISA Pathfinder can do for space science | ||

4 | Plenary | K. Danzmann | LISA/eLISA : General Overview and Status | ||

5 | Plenary | B. Schutz | eLISA Science in Context | PPTx | |

6 | Plenary | S. Gillesen | The Black Hole in the Galactic Center | ||

7 | Plenary | A. Sesana | Unveiling the Massive Black Hole cosmic history with NGO/eLISA | ||

8 | Plenary | T. Sumner | Science with LISA Pathfinder | PPTx | |

9 | Plenary | M. Nofrarias | LISA Pathfinder Data Analysis | Keynote | |

10 | Plenary | F. Guzman | LISA Pathfinder Industrial Flight Model Test Campaign | Keynote | |

11 | Plenary | G. Heinzel | LISA/eLISA/NGO metrology | ||

12 | Plenary | R. Dolesi | Ground testing of the force noise model for LISA Pathfinder | ||

13 | Plenary | T. Stebbins | NASA gravitational waves missions concept study | PPTx | |

14 | Plenary | E. Rossi | The Building of Super Massive Black Holes | Keynote | |

15 | Plenary | M. Colpi | Binary Black Holes through the Cosmic Web | Keynote | |

16 | Plenary | J.-F. Dufaux | Cosmological Backgrounds of Gravitational Waves | ||

17 | Plenary | R. Van Haasteren | Gravitational-wave detection with pulsar timing | ||

18 | Plenary | R. Sturani | LIGO/Virgo/GEO/KAGRA science | ||

19 | Plenary | G. Mueller | Advanced LIGO: status and prospects | ||

20 | Plenary | J. Degallaix | Advanced Virgo: status and prospects | ||

21 | Plenary | G. Nelemans | Galactic Binaries with eLISA | ||

22 | Plenary | M. Kilic | Observation of Utlra-Compact Binaries | ||

23 | Plenary | D. Shoemaker | Numerical Relativity | ||

24 | Plenary | E. Poisson | Gravitational Self-Force Approach to EMRI | ||

25 | Plenary | C. Hogan | Interferometry and Quantum Geometry | ||

26 | Plenary | N. J. Cornish | Decoding binary black hole mergers | ||

27 | Plenary | N. Yunes | Testing General Relativity | Keynote | |

28 | Plenary | C. Sopuerta | Progress on EMRI | Keynote | |

29 | Parallel I | D. Weise | Mission, System, and Payload Architecture for the New Gravitational Wave Observatory | ||

30 | Parallel I | J. Livas | Discussion of the SGO family of mission concepts | PPTx | |

31 | Parallel I | S. Buchman | LAGRANGE: LAser GRavitational-wave ANtenna in GEo-orbit | ||

32 | Parallel I | S. Mitryk | Experimental Demonstration of Time-Delay Interferometry and TDI-Ranging with Spacecraft Motion Effects | ||

33 | Parallel I | V. Beckmann | The eLISA Data Processing Centre | ||

34 | Parallel I | H.C. Yeh | Current progress of developing inter-satellite laser interferometry for space advanced Gravity | PPT | |

35 | Parallel I | J. Conklin | Estimation of the LISA test mass to release tip adhesion force during dynamic seperation | PPT | |

36 | Parallel I | K. Numata | Laser development for interferometry in space | PPTx | |

37 | Parallel I | A. Taylor | Development of space-based optical metrology systems | PPT | |

38 | Parallel I | P. Bender | Possible periodic orbit control maneuver for eLISA and SGO missions | PPTx | |

39 | Parallel I | L. di Fiore | Development of Optical Read-Out Systems for LISA/eLISA Gravitational Reference Sensor | PPTx | |

40 | Parallel I | I. Mateos | Measurement of magnetic field in eLISA/NGO | ||

41 | Parallel I | O. Gerberding | Breadboard of eLISA phasemeter | ||

42 | Parallel II | P. Wass | The charge management device on board LISA Pathfinder | ||

43 | Parallel II | L. Ferraioli | Statistical analysis of LISA Pathfinder noise | ||

44 | Parallel II | G. Congedo | Optimisation of the system calibration for LISA Pathfinder | PPTx | |

45 | Parallel II | L. Paita | ALTA FT-150: The thruster for LISA Pathfinder and LISA/eLISA mission. | ||

46 | Parallel II | N. Korsakova | Data Analysis for the LISA Pathfinder Modified Gravity Experiment | ||

47 | Parallel II | L. Marconi | PeTeR: a hardware simulator for LISA Pathfinder TM-GRS system | PPTx | |

48 | Parallel II | F. Gibert | Closed-loop simulations of the thermal experiments in LISA Pathfinder | ||

49 | Parallel II | H.B. Tu | Measurement of Electrostatic Dissipation on GRS for LISA/LPF | ||

50 | Parallel II | H. Audley | LISA Pathfinder: Preparation for in-flight experiments | Keynote | |

51 | Parallel III | S. Naoki | Relativistic Resonnant Relations between Massive Black Hole Binary and Extreme Mass Ratio Inspiral | ||

52 | Parallel III | P. Canizares | Testing Chern-Simons Modified Gravity with Gravitational-wave detection of Extreme Mass Ratio Inspiral | ||

53 | Parallel III | C. Berry | Extreme Mass Ratio outburts form the Galactic Centre | ||

54 | Parallel III | L. Burko | Self Force Orbit-Integrated gravitational waveforms for EMRIs | ||

55 | Parallel III | A. Spallicci | Indirect method of integration: towards orbital evolution | ||

56 | Parallel III | X. Gong | Descope of an Advanced LISA mission | ||

57 | Parallel IV | G. Faye | Tail-induced spin orbit effects in the gravitational radiation of compact binaries | ||

58 | Parallel IV | S. Marsat | The third and a half post-Newtonian gravitational wave quadrupole mode for quasi-circular inspiralling compact binaries | ||

59 | Parallel IV | C. Huwyler | Testing general relativity with LISA including spin precession and higher harmonics in the waveform | ||

60 | Parallel IV | G. Achamveedu | Gravitational wave phasing for spinning compact binaries | ||

61 | Parallel IV | T. Littenberg | Characterizing systematic errors introduced by non-spinning effective one-body templates | ||

63 | Parallel IV | J.M. No | Gravitational waves from the electro-weak phase transition: prospects for eLISA | ||

64 | Parallel IV | L. de Vittori | Gravitational waves energy spectrum of hyperbolic encounters | ||

65 | Parallel IV | J. Carre | Modeling an equatorial test particle in a Kerr space-time | ||

66 | Parallel IV | J. Gair | The scientific potential of EMRI observations with eLISA | ||

67 | Parallel IV | S. Aoudia | Parameter estimation improvements using a new hybrid waveform | ||

68 | Parallel IV | S. Babak | Effect of the orbital motion of space borne gravitational wave detectors on the parameter estimation | ||

69 | Parallel V | T. Akutsu | DECIGO and DECIGO Pathfinder | ||

70 | Parallel V | J. Baker | Comparing laser interferometry and atom interferometry approaches of space based gravitational-wave measurements. | Keynote | |

71 | Parallel V | S. Buchman | UV LED charge control of an electrically isolated proof-mass in a gravitational reference sensor configuration at 255nm | ||

72 | Parallel V | F. de Marchi | Analytic model for the Rototranslational Torsion Pendulum | Keynote | |

73 | Parallel V | W. Hu | Consideration of a program on space gravitational wave measurement in China | Keynote | |

74 | Parallel V | S. McWilliams | Optimizing LISA for cost and science | PPT | |

75 | Parallel V | D. Schuetze | LISA-like laser ranging for GRACE follow-on | PPTx | |

76 | Poster | K. Numata | Laser development for interferometry in space | ||

77 | Poster | H. Kögel | Comprehensive Experimental Study of the Elements in the LISA Interferometric Noise Chain | ||

78 | Poster | H. Kögel | Interferometric Characterisation of Pathlength Errors Resulting from Mirror Surface Topography with Sub-Nanometer Reproducibility | ||

79 | Poster | A. Keller | Feasability of down-scaled HEMP-Thruster as possible µ-N propulsion for LISA | ||

80 | Poster | T. Ziegler | LISA Pathfinder discharge working group: Activites, Restults and lessons learned for NGO. | ||

81 | Poster | Yan Wang | First Stage of LISA Processing | ||

82 | Poster | N. Karnessis | Bayesian model selection for LISA Pathfinder | ||

83 | Poster | M. Diaz-Aguilo | Magnetic Noise Contribution to LISA Pathfinder | ||

84 | Poster | L. Gesa | The LISA Pathfinder DMU software, a global overview | ||

85 | Poster | E. Fitzsimons | LISA/eLISA Fiber Couplers | ||

86 | Poster | J. Esteban | Advanced Capabilities of eLISA Metrology System | ||

87 | Poster | M.Tröbs | Frequency Generation for LISA | ||

88 | Poster | M. Perreur-Lloyd | Opto-Mechanics for LISA/eLISA | ||

89 | Poster | D. Robertson | Precision Measurements of Optical Beams | ||

90 | Poster | Z.B. Zhou | A two-stage electrostatic controlled torsion pendulum facitlity to investigate performances of an inertial sensor | PPT | |

90B | Poster | Z.B. Zhou | Improving the angular detection sensitivity of a torsion pendulum by an electrostatic spring | PPT | |

91 | Poster | D. Chen | Development of the inertial sensor for the Decigo Pathfinder | ||

92 | Poster | P. Wass | Development of a new UV emission assembly for eLISA | ||

93 | Poster | D. Hollington | Simulation of torsion pendulum discharging measurement | ||

94 | Poster | M. Tröbs | Testing the LISA optical bench | ||

95 | Poster | M. Lieser | LISA optical bench testbed | ||

96 | Poster | C. Mahrdt | Laser link acquisition for GRACE FO | ||

97 | Poster | E. Kochkina | Simulating and optimizing laser interferometers | ||

98 | Poster | G.F. Li | Towards a generic test of the strong field dynamics of general relativity using compact binaries coalescence | ||

99 | Poster | A. Preston | References for Gravitational Waves | ||

100 | Poster | A. Spector | Simulations and Preliminary Experimental Investiation of the Received Field and Back-reflection from an on-axis telescope | ||

101 | Poster | C. Zanoni | Simulation of a critical task of the LISA release mechanism: the injection of the test mass into geodesic | ||

102 | Poster | B. Argence | Characterization of an ultra-stable optical cavity for space | ||

103 | Poster | S. Aoudia | Towards a self-consistent orbital evolution for EMRIs | ||

104 | Poster | F. Antonucci | Ground testing of the LISA Pathfinder Gravitational Reference Sensor by means of torsion pendulum | ||

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