Location: Sesto Pusteria (Bolzano), Italy
5th VESF School on Gravitational Waves
This is the annual school on Gravitational Waves, now in its 10th edition (5th under the VESF auspices. This year, for the first time, the school will take place in the summer and in the Dolomites village of Sesto Val Pusteria (Sexten in German).
Topics taught in the school will be:
* Introduction to GR and sources of GW: isolated (burst and periodic) binaries and stochastic background
* Interferometers, present and future facilities
* Data Analysis
* LISA space interferometer
* Related astrophysical searches: neutrinos, gamma and X ray, pulsar timing etc.