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Chinmay Pala

Chavara Public SchoolClass of 2023Mahe, Puducherry


**Physics** and **Aerospace** enthusiast. _Please don't hesitate to contact me if you want any help, I'd love to assist you._


  • "LIGO: A Review of Mirror Technology" with mentor Daniel (June 28, 2021)

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LIGO: A Review of Mirror Technology

Started Feb. 1, 2021

Abstract or project description

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) made the first direct detection of gravitational waves. This detection was only possible due to the advanced technology developed by the LIGO team. Particularly impressive were the mechanisms used to keep suspended mirrors from being impacted by external noise. Chinmay will write a review paper describing the LIGO experiment and focusing on the advancements that have been made to the mirror system. The paper will pull from multiple reliable sources to give an approachable description of the mirror systems.