Browsing by Subject "Gravitational effects"

Browsing by Subject "Gravitational effects"

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  • Danilishin, Stefan L.; Knyazev, Eugene; Voronchev, Nikita V.; Khalili, Farid Y.; Gräf, Christian; Steinlechner, Sebastian; Hennig, Jan-Simon; Hild, Stefan (London : Nature Publishing Group, 2018)
    The recent discovery of gravitational waves (GW) by Advanced LIGO (Laser Interferometric Gravitational-wave Observatory) has impressively launched the novel field of gravitational astronomy and allowed us to glimpse exciting ...
  • Schnabel, Roman; Britzger, M.; Brückner, F.; Burmeister, O.; Danzmann, Karsten; Dück, J.; Eberle, Tobias; Friedrich, Daniel; Lück, Harald; Mehmet, Moritz; Nawrodt, Ronny; Steinlechner, S.; Willke, Benno (Bristol : IOP Publishing Ltd., 2010)
    Current interferometric gravitational wave detectors use the combination of quasi-monochromatic, continuous-wave laser light at 1064 nm and fused silica test masses at room temperature. Detectors of the third generation, ...
  • Degallaix, J.; Grote, Hartmut; Prijatelj, M.; Hewitson, M.; Hild, S.; Affeldt, C.; Freise, A.; Leong, J.; Lück, Harald; Strain, Kenneth A.; Wittel, H.; Willke, Benno; Danzmann, Karsten (Bristol : IOP Publishing Ltd., 2010)
    Recent experimental results from GEO600 operating with a DC readout and a tuned signal recycling cavity are reported. Compared to the S5/Astrowatch setup, two major changes in the configuration have been implemented: the ...
  • Isleif, Katharina-Sophie; Gerberding, Oliver; Mehmet, Moritz; Schwarze, Thomas S.; Heinzel, Gerhard; Danzmann, Karsten (Bristol : Institute of Physics Publishing, 2016)
    Laser interferometric readout systems with 1pm √Hz precision over long time scales have successfully been developed for LISA and LISA Pathfinder. Future gravitational physics experiments, for example in the fields of ...
  • Lieser, Maike; Fitzsimons, E.; Isleif, Katharina-Sophie; Killow, C.; Perreur-Lloyd, M.; Robertson, D.; Schuster, S.; Tröbs, Michael; Veith, S.; Ward, H.; Heinzel, Gerhard; Danzmann, Karsten (Bristol : Institute of Physics Publishing, 2016)
    In the planned eLISA mission a key part of the system is the optical bench that holds the interferometers for reading out the inter-spacecraft distance and the test mass position. We report on ongoing technology development ...
  • Prijatelj, M.; Grote, Hartmut; Degallaix, J.; Hewitson, M.; Hild, S.; Affeldt, C.; Freise, A.; Leong, J.; Lück, Harald; Strain, Kenneth A.; Wittel, H.; Willke, Benno; Danzmann, Karsten (Bristol : IOP Publishing Ltd., 2010)
    The implementation of a mode cleaner at the output port of the GEO 600 gravitational wave detector will be part of the upcoming transition from GEO 600 to GEO-HF. Part of the transition will be the move from a heterodyne ...
  • Kawazoe, Fumiko; Taylor, John Robert; Bertolini, Alessandro; Born, Michael; Chen, Yanbei; Dahl, Katrin; Gering, Daniel; Goßler, Stefan; Gräf, Christian; Heinzel, Gerhard; Hild, Stefan; Kranz, Oliver; Kühn, Gerrit; Lück, Harald; Mossavi, Kasem; Schnabel, Roman; Somiya, Kentaro; Strain, Kenneth A.; Wanner, Alexander; Westphal, Tobias; Willke, Benno; Danzmann, Karsten (Bristol : IOP Publishing Ltd., 2010)
    The AEI 10 m Prototype is in its designing phase and will provide a test-bed for very sensitive interferometric experiments, such as the sub-SQL interferometer. It will test new techniques to reach - and even surpass - the ...
  • Barke, S.; Tröbs, Michael; Sheard, Benjamin; Heinzel, Gerhard; Danzmann, Karsten (Heidelberg : Springer Verlag, 2010)
    The Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) is a joint ESA/NASA mission proposed to observe gravitational waves. One important noise source in the LISA phase measurement will be on-board reference oscillators. An ...
  • Tröbs, Michael; Barke, S.; Möbius, J.; Engelbrecht, M.; Theeg, T.; Kracht, D.; Sheard, Benjamin; Heinzel, Gerhard; Danzmann, Karsten (Bristol : IOP Publishing Ltd., 2010)
    We present the sideband phase characteristics of a fiber-coupled integrated electro-optical modulator (EOM) at a modulation frequency of 2 GHz for Fourier frequencies from 0.1 mHz to 1 Hz. The upper phase noise limit was ...
  • Hewitson, Martin (Trieste : Sissa Medialab Srl, 2005)
    An international network of laser-interferometric gravitational wave detectors is nearing the end of the main commissioning phase and will soon enter into an extended observational period, collecting data for a duration ...
  • Abbott, B.P.; Abbott, R.; Abbott, T.D.; Acernese, F.; Ackley, K.; et al.; LIGO Scientific Collaboration; Virgo Collaboration (College Park, MD : American Physical Society, 2017)
    We describe the observation of GW170104, a gravitational-wave signal produced by the coalescence of a pair of stellar-mass black holes. The signal was measured on January 4, 2017 at 10 11:58.6 UTC by the twin advanced ...
  • Hallam, J.; Chelkowski, S.; Freise, A.; Barr, W.; Hild, S.; Strain, Kenneth A.; Burmeister, O.; Schnabel, R. (Bristol : IOP Publishing Ltd., 2010)
    All-reflective configurations have been suggested for future laser-interferometric gravitational wave detectors. Diffraction gratings would be required as core elements of any such design. In this paper, coupling of lateral ...
  • Adya, Vaishali Badrish; Leavey, Sean; Lück, Harald; Graf, Christian; Hild, Stefan (Bristol : Institute of Physics Publishing, 2016)
    In this paper we describe a feasible length sensing and control scheme for the low frequency interferometers of the Einstein Telescope (ET-LF) along with the techniques used to optimise several optical parameters, including ...
  • Danzmann, Karsten (Trieste : International School for Advanced Studies, 2009)
    Gravitational waves have been predicted by Albert Einstein more than 90 years ago as a consequence of his theory of general relativity. Several km-size gravitational wave detectors have now gone into operation on the ground ...
  • Wittel, H.; Affeldt, C.; Bisht, A.; Doravari, S.; Grote, H.; Lough, J.; Lück, H.; Schreiber, E.; Strain, K.A.; Danzmann, Karsten (Washington, DC : Optical Society of America, 2018)
    Large scale laser interferometric gravitational wave detectors (GWDs), such as GEO 600 require high quality optics to reach their design sensitivity. The inevitable surface imperfections, inhomogeneities, and light-absorption ...
  • Schütze, Daniel (Bristol : Institute of Physics Publishing, 2016)
    The GRACE mission that was launched in 2002 has impressively proven the feasibility of low-orbit satellite-to-satellite tracking for Earth gravity observations. Especially mass transport related to Earth's hydrological ...
  • Abbott, B.P.; Abbott, R.; Abbott, T.D.; Abernathy, M.R.; Acernese, F.; et al.; LIGO Scientific Collaboration; Virgo Collaboration (College Park, MD : American Physical Society, 2016)
    On September 14, 2015 at 09:50:45 UTC the two detectors of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory simultaneously observed a transient gravitational-wave signal. The signal sweeps upwards in frequency from ...
  • Nielsen, Alex B. (Bristol : Institute of Physics Publishing, 2016)
    Black hole spin will have a large impact on searches for gravitational waves with advanced detectors. While only a few stellar mass black hole spins have been measured using X- ray techniques, gravitational wave detectors ...
  • Schwarze, Thomas S.; Fernández Barranco, G.; Penkert, D.; Gerberding, Oliver; Heinzel, Gerhard; Danzmann, Karsten (Bristol : Institute of Physics Publishing, 2016)
    The planned spaceborne gravitational wave detector LISA will allow the detection of gravitational waves at frequencies between 0.1 mHz and 1 Hz. A breadboard model for the metrology system aka the phasemeter was developed ...
  • Grote, Hartmut (Bristol : Institute of Physics Publishing, 2016)
    The world-wide network of km-scale laser interferometers is aiming at the detection of gravitational waves of astrophysical origin. The second generation of these instruments, called advanced detectors has been, or is in ...