Program

Monday, November 16, 2015

Time Event  
09:15 - 09:45 Welcome coffee  
09:45 - 09:55 Welcome address - Pierre Tououl  
09:55 - 11:35 Session 1 - Sylvie Léon-Hirtz  
09:55 - 10:35 › The Equivalence Principle and the Genesis of General Relativity. - Thibault Damour, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques  
10:35 - 11:05 › MICROSCOPE Mission: 6 monthes before the lauch - Pierre Touboul, Onera - The French Aerospace Lab  
11:05 - 11:35 › MICROSCOPE satellite and launch - Yves André, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales  
11:35 - 11:50 Coffee break  
11:50 - 13:00 Session 1 - Sylvie Léon-Hirtz  
11:50 - 12:20 › MICROSCOPE operations - Pierre-Yves Guidotti, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales  
12:20 - 13:00 › MICROSCOPE test and neutrino physics - Ephraim Fischbach, Purdue University  
13:00 - 14:15 Lunch  
14:15 - 16:15 Session 2 - Gilles Metris  
14:15 - 14:55 › Constraining the chameleon screening mechanism with MICROSCOPE - Joel Bergé, Département de Mesures Physiques  
14:55 - 15:35 › Testing Lorentz symmetry with Microscope - Christine Guerlin, Permanent member, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel / Systèmes de Référence Temps-Espace / UPMC  
15:35 - 16:15 › Cold damping in Microscope : a quantum thermodynamical analysis of noise. - Jean-Michel Courty, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel  
16:15 - 16:35 Coffee break  
16:35 - 17:55 Session 2 - Gilles Metris  
16:35 - 17:15 › Supposed sensitivity of accelerometers in low Earth orbit to VLF - Anja Schlicht, Technische Universität München  
17:15 - 17:55 › Advanced laser ranging to provide a high-precision orbit and attitude determination for Microscope - Slava Turyshev, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory  
18:15 - 19:30 SWG meeting (SWG members only)  

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Time Event  
09:00 - 09:30 Welcome coffee  
09:30 - 10:40 Session 3 - Manuel Rodrigues  
09:30 - 10:00 › Gravity and spinning particles: New experimental results and insights - CS Unnikrishnan, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research  
10:00 - 10:40 › Retrieval of thermospheric density and wind from space-borne - Eelco Doornbos, Delft University of Technology  
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee break  
11:00 - 12:30 Session 3 - Manuel Rodrigues  
11:00 - 11:30 › Mapping and analyzing Earth's gravity gradients using Microscope data: interests and feasibility - Quentin Baghi, Département de Mesures Physiques - Isabelle Panet, IGN  
11:30 - 12:00 › Does rotation of the interacting masses limit experiments to test the Universality of Free Fall and the Weak Equivalence Principle? - Anna M. Nobili, University of Pisa, Department of Physics "E. Fermi"  
12:00 - 12:30 › Simultaneous Dual-Species Atom Interferometry - Alexis Bonnin, Onera - The French Aerospace Lab  
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 16:00 Session 4 - Isabelle Panet  
14:00 - 14:30 › In fligh calibration and performances - Emilie Hardy, Onera - The French Aerospace Lab  
14:30 - 15:00 › The performance of the data processing - Quentin Baghi, Département de Mesures Physiques  
15:00 - 15:30 › MICROSCOPE Science Mission Center Status - Manuel Rodrigues, Onera - The French Aerospace Lab  
15:30 - 16:00 End of the colloquium  
  
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