The status of GEO 600

Grote, H. et al. (2005) The status of GEO 600. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 22(10), S193. (doi:10.1088/0264-9381/22/10/009)

Grote, H. et al. (2005) The status of GEO 600. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 22(10), S193. (doi:10.1088/0264-9381/22/10/009)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/22/10/009

Abstract

Since December 2003, the gravitational-wave detector GEO 600 has routinely operated in the dual recycled mode, using a lock acquisition scheme based on the detection of optical sideband power at the dark port. With the detector locking very robustly, the current commissioning work is entirely dedicated to sensitivity improvements. We give a brief overview of the GEO 600 detector, the implementation of dual recycling, and summarize recent work regarding the increase in the detector sensitivity.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Grant, Mr Alastair and Cagnoli, Dr Gianpietro and Cantley, Dr Caroline and Rowan, Professor Sheila and Messenger, Dr Christopher and Casey, Dr Morag and Robertson, Professor Norna and Barr, Dr Bryan and Robertson, Dr David and Reid, Professor Stuart and Veitch, Dr John and Plissi, Dr Michael and Woan, Professor Graham and Heng, Professor Ik Siong and Crooks, Dr David and Hough, Professor James and Ward, Professor Henry and Sneddon, Dr Peter and Newton, Dr Gavin and Perreur-Lloyd, Mr Michael and Strain, Professor Kenneth and Jones, Mr Russell and Killow, Dr Christian and Pitkin, Dr Matthew and Murray, Dr Peter
Authors: Grote, H., Allen, B., Aufmuth, P., Aulbert, C., Babak, S., Balasubramanian, R., Barr, B., Berukoff, S., Bunkowski, A., Cagnoli, G., Cantley, C.A., Casey, M.M., Chelkowski, S., Churches, D., Cokelaer, T., Colacino, C.N., Crooks, D.R.M., Cutler, C., Danzmann, K., Davies, R., Dupuis, R.J., Elliffe, E., Fallnich, C., Franzen, A., Friese, A., Goßler, S., Grant, A., Grunewald, S., Harms, J., Heinzel, G., Heng, I.S., Hepstonstall, A., Heurs, M., Hewitson, M., Hild, S., Hough, J., Itoh, Y., Jones, R., Huttner, S.H., Kawabe, K., Killow, C., Kötter, K., Krishnan, B., Leonhardt, V., Lück, H., Machenschalk, B., Malec, M., Mercer, R.A., Messenger, C., Mohanty, S., Mossavi, K., Mukherjee, S., Murray, P., Nagano, S., Newton, G.P., Papa, M.A., Perreur-Lloyd, M., Pitkin, M., Plissi, M.V., Quetschke, V., Re, V., Reid, S., Ribichini, L., Robertson, D.I., Robertson, N.A., Rowan, S., Romano, J.D., Rüdiger, A., Sathyaprakash, B.S., Schilling, R., Schnabel, R., Schutz, B.F., Seifert, F., Sintes, A.M., Smith, J.R., Sneddon, P., Strain, K.A., Taylor, I., Taylor, R., Thüring, A., Ungarelli, C., Vahlbruch, H., Vecchio, A., Veitch, J., Ward, H., Weiland, U., Welling, H., Williams, P., Willke, B., Winkler, W., Woan, G., and Zawischa, I.
Subjects:Q Science > QB Astronomy
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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