Data acquisition and detector characterization of GEO600

Kotter, K. et al. (2002) Data acquisition and detector characterization of GEO600. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 19(7), 1399 -1407. (doi:10.1088/0264-9381/19/7/323)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/19/7/323

Abstract

The data acquisition system of the gravitational wave detector GEO600 is recording the first data now. Data from detector subsystems and environmental channels are being acquired. The data acquisition system is described and first results from the detector characterization work are being presented. We analysed environmental influences on the detector to determine noise propagation through the detector. Long-term monitoring allowed us to see long-timescale drifts in subsystems.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Robertson, Dr David and Woan, Professor Graham and Hough, Professor James and Ward, Professor Henry and Strain, Professor Kenneth
Authors: Kotter, K., Aulbert, C., Babak, S., Balasubramanian, R., Berukoff, S., Bose, S., Churches, D., Colacino, C.N., Cutler, C., Danzmann, K., Davies, R., Dupuis, R., Freise, A., Grote, H., Heinzel, G., Hewitson, M., Hough, J., Luck, H., Malec, M., Mohanty, S.D., Mukherjee, S., Nagano, S., Papa, M.A., Robertson, D., Sathyaprakash, B.S., Schutz, B.F., Sintes, A.M., Strain, K., Taylor, I.J., Vecchio, A., Ward, H., Weiland, U., Willke, B., and Woan, G.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Classical and Quantum Gravity
ISSN:0264-9381
ISSN (Online):1361-6382

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