The LISA Pathfinder mission

Antonucci, F. et al. (2012) The LISA Pathfinder mission. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 29(12), p. 124014. (doi:10.1088/0264-9381/29/12/124014)

Antonucci, F. et al. (2012) The LISA Pathfinder mission. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 29(12), p. 124014. (doi:10.1088/0264-9381/29/12/124014)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/29/12/124014

Abstract

In this paper, we describe the current status of the LISA Pathfinder mission, a precursor mission aimed at demonstrating key technologies for future space-based gravitational wave detectors, like LISA. Since much of the flight hardware has already been constructed and tested, we will show that performance measurements and analysis of these flight components lead to an expected performance of the LISA Pathfinder which is a significant improvement over the mission requirements, and which actually reaches the LISA requirements over the entire LISA Pathfinder measurement band.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Taylor, Dr Alasdair and Robertson, Dr David and Ward, Professor Henry and Perreur-Lloyd, Mr Michael and Fitzsimons, Dr Ewan and Killow, Dr Christian and Hough, Professor James
Authors: Antonucci, F., Armano, M., Audley, H., Auger, G., Benedetti, M., Binetruy, P., Bogenstahl, J., Bortoluzzi, D., Bosetti, P., Brandt, N., Caleno, M., Cañizares, P., Cavalleri, A., Cesa, M., Chmeissani, M., Conchillo, A., Congedo, G., Cristofolini, I., Cruise, M., Danzmann, K., De Marchi, F., Diaz-Aguilo, M., Diepholz, I., Dixon, G., Dolesi, R., Dunbar, N., Fauste, J., Ferraioli, L., Ferrone, V., Fichter, W., Fitzsimons, E., Freschi, M., Marin, A. G., Marirrodriga, C. G., Gerndt, R., Gesa, L., Gilbert, F., Giardini, D., Grimani, C., Grynagier, A., Guillaume, B., Guzmán, F., Harrison, I., Heinzel, G., Hernández, V., Hewitson, M., Hollington, D., Hough, J., Hoyland, D., Hueller, M., Huesler, J., Jennrich, O., Jetzer, P., Johlander, B., Karnesis, N., Killow, C., Llamas, X., Lloro, I., Lobo, A., Maarschalkerweerd, R., Madden, S., Mance, D., Mateos, I., McNamara, P. W., Mendes, J., Mitchell, E., Monsky, A., Nicolini, D., Nicolodi, D., Nofrarias, M., Pedersen, F., Perreur-Lloyd, M., Plagnol, E., Prat, P., Racca, G. D., Ramos-Castro, J., Reiche, J., Perez, J. A. R., Robertson, D., Rozemeijer, H., Sanjuan, J., Schleicher, A., Schulte, M., Shaul, D., Stagnaro, L., Strandmoe, S., Steier, F., Sumner, T. J., Taylor, A., Texier, D., Trenkel, C., Tu, H.-B., Vitale, S., Wanner, G., Ward, H., Waschke, S., Wass, P., Weber, W. J., Ziegler, T., and Zweifel, 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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