The GEO 600 gravitational wave detector

Willke, B. et al. (2002) The GEO 600 gravitational wave detector. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 19(7), 1377 -1387. (doi: 10.1088/0264-9381/19/7/321)

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The GEO 600 laser interferometer with 600 m armlength is part of a worldwide network of gravitational wave detectors. Due to the use of advanced technologies like multiple pendulum suspensions with a monolithic last stage and signal recycling, the anticipated sensitivity of GEO 600 is close to the initial sensitivity of detectors with several kilometres armlength. This paper describes the subsystems of GEO 600, the status of the detector by September 2001 and the plans towards the first science run.

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Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Woan, Professor Graham and Heptonstall, Dr Alastair and Grant, Mr Alastair and Cagnoli, Dr Gianpietro and Rowan, Professor Sheila and Crooks, Dr David and Casey, Dr Morag and Robertson, Professor Norna and Hough, Professor James and Barr, Dr Bryan and Ward, Professor Henry and Sneddon, Dr Peter and Robertson, Dr David and Newton, Dr Gavin and Strain, Professor Kenneth
Authors: Willke, B., Aufmuth, P., Aulbert, C., Babak, S., Balasubramanian, R., Barr, B.W., Berukoff, S., Bose, S., Cagnoli, G., Casey, M.M., Churches, D., Clubley, D., Colacino, C.N., Crooks, D.R.M., Cutler, C., Danzmann, K., Davies, R., Dupuis, R., Elliffe, E., Fallnich, C., Freise, A., Gossler, S., Grant, A., Grote, H., Heinzel, G., Heptonstall, A., Heurs, M., Hewitson, M., Hough, J., Jennrich, O., Kawabe, K., Kotter, K., Leonhardt, V., Luck, H., Malec, M., McNamara, P.W., McIntosh, S.A., Mossavi, K., Mohanty, S., Mukherjee, S., Nagano, S., Newton, G.P., Owen, B.J., Palmer, D., Papa, M.A., Plissi, M.V., Quetschke, V., Robertson, D.I., Robertson, N.A., Rowan, S., Rudiger, A., Sathyaprakash, B.S., Schilling, R., Schutz, B.F., Senior, R., Sintes, A.M., Skeldon, K.D., Sneddon, P., Stief, F., Strain, K.A., Taylor, I., Torrie, C.I., Vecchio, A., Ward, H., Weiland, U., Welling, H., Williams, P., Winkler, W., Woan, G., and Zawischa, I.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Research Centre:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy > Institute for Gravitational Research
Journal Name:Classical and Quantum Gravity
ISSN (Online):1361-6382

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