Program

Monday, November 3, 2014

Time Event  
9:30 am - 10:00 am Welcome and coffee  
10:00 am - 10:10 am Welcome - Pierre Touboul  
10:10 am - 12:10 pm Session 1 - G. Metris  
10:10 - 10:50 › Microscope – Testing the Weak Equivalence Principle in Space - Pierre Touboul, Onera - The French Aerospace Lab  
10:50 - 11:30 › The MICROSCOPE data tree for science analysis - Manuel Rodrigues, Onera - The French Aerospace Lab  
11:30 - 12:10 › The Equivalence Principle and the Origin of Mass - Thibault Damour, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques  
12:10 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch  
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Session 2 - S. Leon-Hirtz  
13:30 - 14:10 › Kelvin probe force microscopy of metallic surfaces used in Casimir force measurements - Serge Reynaud, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel  
14:10 - 14:50 › Satellite gravity : a probe on Earth's system dynamics - Isabelle Panet, IGN  
14:50 - 15:30 › Fundamental Physics in the Framework of DLR´s Research and Technology Programme - Hansjoerg Dittus, German Aerospace Center  
3:30 pm - 3:50 pm Coffee break  
3:50 pm - 6:00 pm Session 3 - P. Fayet  
15:50 - 16:10 › Fundamental Physics at CNES - Sylvie Leon-Hirtz, Centre National des Etudes Spatiales  
16:10 - 16:50 › Retrieval of Thermosphere density and wind from space-borne accelerometry - activities at TU Delft - Petrus Visser, Delft University of Technology  
16:50 - 17:30 › LISAPF flight through the saddle point - Timothy Sumner, Imperial College London  
17:30 - 18:00 › MICROSCOPE as a test of Lorentz invariance and neutrino physics - Ephraim Fischbach, Purdue University  
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm SWG meeting (permanent and invited members of the SWG)  

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Time Event  
9:00 am - 10:30 am Session 4 - H. Dittus  
09:00 - 09:30 › Testing Lorentz symmetry with MICROSCOPE - Jay Tasson, St. Olaf College  
09:30 - 10:00 › Constraining screening mechanisms with MICROSCOPE - Joel Bergé, ONERA  
10:05 - 10:30 › Cold damping in Microscope : a quantum thermodynamical analysis of noise. - Jean-Michel Courty, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel  
10:30 am - 10:50 am Coffee break  
10:50 am - 11:50 am Session 5 - P. Visser  
10:50 - 11:20 › Testing environmental disturbances in precision accelerometry onboard low Earth orbiters - Jakob Flury, Leibniz Universität Hannover [Hannover]  
11:20 - 11:50 › Measurement of the Lense-Thirring effect with MICROSCOPE - Quentin Baghi, Département de Mesures Physiques  
11:50 am - 12:30 pm Discussion  
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch  
2:00 pm - 3:40 pm Session 6 - T. Sumner  
14:00 - 14:25 › Data analysis of equivalence principle test in space: advantage of measurements in 2D and sensitivity of the laboratory prototype - Anna M. Nobili, University of Pisa, Department of Physics "E. Fermi"  
14:25 - 14:50 › Space environment simulations and free fall tests for MICROSCOPE - Hanns Selig, Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity - University of Bremen  
14:50 - 15:15 › Variations of a grand gravitational theme: Dynamics, Equivalence Principle, Universality of Free Fall and the Principle of Relativity - CS Unnikrishnan, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research  
15:15 - 15:40 › Testing Modified Gravity with Neutrons - Philippe Brax, Institut de Physique Theorique  
3:40 pm - 4:00 pm Coffee and end of the colloquium  
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm SWG meeting (permanent and invited members of the SWG)  
  
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