The Einstein gravitational wave Telescope

(A planned future gravitational wave observatory)

The Einstein Telescope (ET for short) is a planned third-generation gravitational wave observatory in Europe. This page collects some information and material related to optical design work of Einstein Telescope design study. Please see the and for more information and news about the Einstein Telescope!

The technical information about the conceptual design of the observatory is now availabe in the 230 pages long ET Design Report Update 2020. Follow the links in the following images to get an impression of the observatory and the optical layout of the instrument.

ET, artisitiv view See a slideshow of fascinating artists' impressions of the Einstein Telescope.
ET, optical layout Explore the details of optical layout of the Einstein Telescope.