Maryland’s experimental gravity group carries out precision gravity experiments and develops highly sensitive gravity sensors. We are investigating the possibility of constructing a new, low-frequency (0.1 to 10 Hz), terrestrial gravitational-wave detector based on superconducting technology. Our future experimentation includes the development of a gradiometer that will have an impact upon the fields of geophysics, resources exploration and navigation. In addition, we are collecting and analyzing data from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) as part of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration.
- Investigation of a New Type of Gravitational Wave Detector
- Superconducting Gravity Gradiometer
- Null Test of the Inverse Square Law and Search for a New Force
- Searches for Gravitational Wave Signals in LIGO Data
Research Group Website: www.physics.umd.edu/GRE
Video from A Celebration of Gravitational Waves