Calibration of the ALLEGRO resonant detector

McHugh, M.P., Johnson, W.W., Hamilton, W.O., Hanson, J., Heng, I.S. , McNeese, D., Miller, P., Nettles, D., Weaver, J. and Zhang, P. (2005) Calibration of the ALLEGRO resonant detector. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 22, S965-S973. (doi:10.1088/0264-9381/22/18/S10)

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Abstract

We describe a method for calibrating the ALLEGRO resonant detector. The resulting response function can be used to transform the observed data backwards to gravitational strain data. These data are the input to a cross-correlation analysis to search for stochastic gravitational waves.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Heng, Professor Ik Siong
Authors: McHugh, M.P., Johnson, W.W., Hamilton, W.O., Hanson, J., Heng, I.S., McNeese, D., Miller, P., Nettles, D., Weaver, J., and Zhang, P.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Classical and Quantum Gravity
Publisher:Institute of Physics
ISSN:0264-9381
ISSN (Online):1361-6382

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