GEO 600 – Visitors' Information

GEO600 is the gravitational wave detector developed by the Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik (Garching), the Institute for Gravitational Physics (Univ. Glasgow), and the Institut für Atom- und Moleküphysik (Univ. Hannover). Construction started in 1995 and ended in 2001. There have been several successful commissioning runs. After reaching the design sensitivity, data acquisition on a regular basis will start.

Contact: Dr. Peter Aufmuth, Tel. +49-511-762-2386 or by e-mail:

Address: D-31157 Ruthe/Sarstedt, Schäferberg.
A map can be found h e r e. The route is signposted.

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