International Summer Research Program in Gravitational-Wave Physics:
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University of Trento
  • Full calibration of LISA pathfinder dynamics
    The project will involve the data analysis of LISA pathfinder in-orbit true data in order to reproduce the system dynamics calibration. The student will be involved in redoing the whole system calibration following the paper "Calibrating the system dynamics of LISA Pathfinder" Physical Review D 97, Issue 12, 15 June 2018, Article number 122002. Then, possible alternative model and fitting technique will be studied, in particular regarding the low frequency part of the model. These results can also be used to study the cross-talk experiments performed in orbits to try understand how the other degrees of freedom leaks into the main scientific signal.
    Mentor: Daniele Vetrugno

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