The GEO600 gravitational wave detector

Willke, B. et al. (2000) The GEO600 gravitational wave detector. In: 2nd TAMA International Workshop on Gravitational Wave Detection, Tokyo, Japan, 19-22 Oct 1999,

Willke, B. et al. (2000) The GEO600 gravitational wave detector. In: 2nd TAMA International Workshop on Gravitational Wave Detection, Tokyo, Japan, 19-22 Oct 1999,

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Abstract

The GEO600 Gravitational Wave Detector is currently under construction near Hannover / Germany as a collaboration of scientists from Germany and Great Britain. Although only intermediate in size, the GEO600 detector has a good chance to achieve a sensitivity comparable to the first version of the large baseline detectors. This is due to the fact that GEO600 uses signal recycling, an advanced optical technique to shape the coupling of the optical read-out noise into the detector strain sensitivity, and a low-loss suspension system to reduce thermal noise. This talk will describe the different subsystems of the GEO600 and the current status of the construction will be outlined.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Casey, Dr Morag and Robertson, Dr David and Plissi, Dr Michael and Ward, Professor Henry and Newton, Dr Gavin and Cagnoli, Dr Gianpietro and Rowan, Professor Sheila and Hough, Professor James and Strain, Professor Kenneth and Skeldon, Dr Kenneth
Authors: Willke, B., Aufmuth, A., Balasubramanian, R., Brozek, O.S., Cagnoli, G., Casey, M., Clubley, D., Churches, D., Danzmann, K., Fallnich, C., Freise, A., Gossler, S., Grado, A., Grote, H., Hough, J., Husman, M., Kawabe, K., Luck, H., McNamara, P., McIntosh, S., Mossavi, K., Newton, G., Palmer, D., Papa, M.A., Plissi, M., Quetschke, V., Robertson, D., Rowan, S., Rudiger, A., Stahyaprakash, B.S., Schilling, R., Schutz, B.F., Sintes-Olives, A., Skeldon, K., Sneddon, P., Strain, K.A., Taylor, I., Torrie, C., Vecchio, A., Ward, H., Welling, H., Winkler, W., Zawishca, I., and Zhao, C.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy

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