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Joint meeting of the ESA Topical Teams: “ACES & General Relativity” and “ACES & Geodesy, clocks and time transfer”Oct. 22-24, 2018, at Technical University of Munich (Germany)The next joint meeting of the ESA Topical Teams: ACES & General Relativity and ACES & Geodesy, clocks and time transfer will be held at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, between Oct. 22, 2018 and Oct. 24, 2018. This meeting focuses on the utilization of ACES and highly accurate clocks in space, both from a point of view of space geodesy and fundamental physics. Topics of […]
EPS Edison-Volta 2018 Prize for Alain BrilletPrize shared with K. Danzmann, A. Giazotto, J. HoughThe European Physical Society (EPS), the Fondazione Alessandro Volta and Edison S.p.A. have awarded the 2018 European Physical Society Edison Volta Prize to: Alain Brillet (Observatoire de la Cote d’Azur, CNRS, Université de la Côte d’Azur, Nice, France) Karsten Danzmann (Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik and Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany) Adalberto Giazotto † (INFN, Pisa, Italy) and […]
Call for contributions – First GNU Radio French days (2-3 July 2018 – Lyon)Deadline to submit a contribution: 20 May 2018It is our pleasure to announce the first meeting centered around the GNU Radio framework held in France (Lyon). This workshop targets Frenchand European GNU Radio users and developpers. Contributions are sought in French or (preferably) English. The workshop will take place on the 2nd and 3rd of July, 2018, at INSA Lyon (France). GNU […]
Enrico Rubiola awarded the 2018 W.G. Cady AwardFor ground-breaking contributions to noise analysis and signal-source theory, and experimental achievements in the electronic and photonic domains.Enrico Rubiola (FEMTO-ST Institute) has received the 2018 W.G. Cady Award “for ground-breaking contributions to noise analysis and signal-source theory, and experimental achievements in the electronic and photonic domains.” The W. G. Cady Award is to recognize outstanding contributions related to the fields of piezoelectric or other classical frequency control, selection and measurement; and resonant sensor […]
20th of April 2018 (Paris) – PhD defense of Namneet KaurLong range time transfer using optical fiber links and cross comparison with satellite based methodsNamneet Kaur will defend her thesis on 20th of April 2018 at 2:00 pm on the subject “Long range time transfer using optical fiber links and cross comparison with satellite based methods”, realized in SYRTE under the direction of Philip Tuckey and the supervision of Paul-Eric Pottie. The defense will take place in the amphitheater […]
27th of March 2018 (Paris) – PhD defense of François TricotAnalysis and reduction of the frequency instability noise sources in a compact CPT clockFrançois Tricot will defend his thesis on 27th of March 2018 at 1:30 pm on the subject “Analysis and reduction of the frequency instability noise sources in a compact CPT clock”, realized in SYRTE under the direction of Stéphane Guérandel. The defense will take place in the amphitheater of the Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris (IAP), […]
2nd level Specializing Master’s Programme in Photonics for Data Networks and MetrologyPolitecnico di TorinoData traffic will experience a dramatic growth over the next years driven by 5G access, high-definition video, virtual and augmented-reality contents, and the considerable growth in cloud services due to Big Data Exchange. Photonic data networks will be required to be more and more pervasive and elastic, to supporting the paradigm of Internet of Thing […]
Urgent search of candidates for two Ph-D theses cofunded by CNESDeadline for the applications at CNES: March 31, 2018Two laboratories are searching candidates for a Ph-D theses cofunded by CNES:  SYRTE (Franck Pereira) on the subject: New atom interferometry techniques for space gravimetry ⇒ More information: https://cnes.fr/fr/les-ressources-humaines-du-cnes/nouvelles-techniques-dinterferometrie-atomique-pour-la-gravimetrie LAAS (Olivier Llopis) on the subject: Application of miniaturized optical frequency combs to the generation of high spectral purity microwave signals ⇒ More information: https://cnes.fr/fr/les-ressources-humaines-du-cnes/application-des-peignes-de-frequence-optiques-miniatures-la