Browsing by Subject "Gravity waves"

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  • Armano, M.; Audley, H.; Auger, G.; Binetruy, P.; Born, M.; Bortoluzzi, D.; Brandt, N.; Bursi, A.; Caleno, M.; Cavalleri, A.; Cesarini, A.; Cruise, M.; Danzmann, Karsten; Diepholz, I.; Dolesi, R.; Dunbar, N.; Ferraioli, L.; Ferroni, V.; Fitzsimons, E.; Freschi, M.; Marirrodriga, C.G.; Gerndt, R.; Gesa, L.; Gibert, F.; Giardini, D.; Giusteri, R.; Grimani, C.; Harrison, I.; Heinzel, G.; Hewitson, M.; Hollington, D.; Hueller, M.; Huesler, J.; Inchauspé, H.; Jennrich, O.; Jetzer, P.; Johlander, B.; Karnesis, N.; Kaune, B.; Korsakova, N.; Killow, C.; Lloro, I.; Maarschalkerweerd, R.; Madden, S.; Mance, D.; Martin, V.; Martin-Porqueras, F.; Mateos, I.; McNamara, P.; Mendes, J.; Mitchell, E.; Moroni, A.; Nofrarias, M.; Paczkowski, S.; Perreur-Lloyd, M.; Pivato, P.; Plagnol, E.; Prat, P.; Ragnit, U.; Ramos-Castro, J.; Reiche, J.; Perez, J.A.R.; Robertson, D.; Rozemeijer, H.; Russano, G.; Sarra, P.; Schleicher, A.; Slutsky, J.; Sopuerta, C.F.; Sumner, T.; Texier, D.; Thorpe, J.; Trenkel, C.; Tu, H.B.; Vitale, S.; Wanner, G.; Ward, H.; Waschke, S.; Wass, P.; Wealthy, D.; Wen, S.; Weber, W.; Wittchen, A.; Zanoni, C.; Ziegler, T.; Zweifel, P. (Bristol : Institute of Physics Publishing, 2015)
    The main goal of LISA Pathfinder (LPF) mission is to estimate the acceleration noise models of the overall LISA Technology Package (LTP) experiment on-board. This will be of crucial importance for the future space-based ...
  • 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, M.; Chwalla, M.; Danzmann, K.; Fernández, Barránco, G.; Fitzsimons, E.; Gerberding, O.; Heinzel, G.; Killow, C.J.; Lieser, M.; Perreur-Lloyd, M.; Robertson, D.I.; Schuster, S.; Schwarze, T.S.; Ward, H.; Zwetz, M. (Bellingham : SPIE, 2017)
    Angular misalignment of one of the interfering beams in laser interferometers can couple into the interferometric length measurement and is called tilt-to-length (TTL) coupling in the following. In the noise budget of the ...
  • Rohr, Johann Max; Ast, Stefan; Gerberding, Oliver; Reiche, Jens; Heinzel, Gerhard (Washington, DC : OSA - The Optical Society, 2020)
    The Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) will measure gravitational waves by utilizing inter-satellite laser links between three triangularly-arranged spacecraft in heliocentric orbits. Each spacecraft will house two ...
  • 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 ...
  • Armano, M.; Audley, H.; Auger, G.; Baird, J.; Binetruy, P.; Born, M.; Bortoluzzi, D.; Brandt, N.; Bursi, A.; Caleno, M.; Cavalleri, A.; Cesarini, A.; Cruise, M.; Cutler, C.; Danzmann, K.; Diepholz, I.; Dolesi, R.; Dunbar, N.; Ferraioli, L.; Ferroni, V.; Fitzsimons, E.; Freschi, M.; Gallegos, J.; Marirrodriga, C.G.; Gerndt, R.; Gesa, L.; Gibert, F.; Giardini, D.; Giusteri, R.; Grimani, C.; Harrison, I.; Heinzel, G.; Hewitson, M.; Hollington, D.; Hueller, M.; Huesler, J.; Inchauspé, H.; Jennrich, O.; Jetzer, P.; Johlander, B.; Karnesis, N.; Kaune, B.; Korsakova, N.; Killow, C.; Lloro, I.; Maarschalkerweerd, R.; Madden, S.; Maghami, P.; Mance, D.; Martín, V.; Martin-Porqueras, F.; Mateos, I.; McNamara, P.; Mendes, J.; Mendes, L.; Moroni, A.; Nofrarias, M.; Paczkowski, S.; Perreur-Lloyd, M.; Petiteau, A.; Pivato, P.; Plagnol, E.; Prat, P.; Ragnit, U.; Ramos-Castro, J.; Reiche, J.; Perez, J.A.R.; Robertson, D.; Rozemeijer, H.; Russano, G.; Sarra, P.; Schleicher, A.; Slutsky, J.; Sopuerta, C.F.; Sumner, T.; Texier, D.; Thorpe, J.; Trenkel, C.; Tu, H.B.; Vetrugno, D.; Vitale, S.; Wanner, G.; Ward, H.; Waschke, S.; Wass, P.; Wealthy, D.; Wen, S.; Weber, W.; Wittchen, A.; Zanoni, C.; Ziegler, T.; Zweifel, P. (Bristol : Institute of Physics Publishing, 2015)
    The LISA Pathfinder mission will demonstrate the technology of drag-free test masses for use as inertial references in future space-based gravitational wave detectors. To accomplish this, the Pathfinder spacecraft will ...
  • 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 ...
  • Aufmuth, Peter; Danzmann, Karsten (Bristol : Institute of Physics Publishing, 2005)
    The existence of gravitational radiation is a prediction of Einstein's general theory of relativity. Gravitational waves are perturbations in the curvature of spacetime caused by accelerated masses. Since the 1960s ...
  • 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 ...
  • Abbott, B.P.; Abbott, R.; Abbott, T.D.; Abraham, S.; Acernese, F.; Ackley, K.; Adams, C.; Adhikari, R.X.; Adya, V.B.; LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration; Affeldt, Christoph; Aufmuth, Peter; Bergmann, G.; Bisht, Aparna; Bode, N.; Booker, Phillip; Brinkmann, M.; Cabero, M.; Danilishin, Stefan L.; Danzmann, Karsten; Dent, Thomas; de Varona, Omar; Doravari, S.; Hanke, Manuela Melanie; Hennig, J.; Heurs, M.; Hochheim, Sven; Junker, J.; Karvinen, K.S.; Khan, S.; Kaufer, S.; Kirchhoff, R.; Koch, P.; Koehlenbeck, S.M.; Koper, N.; Kringel, V.; Kuehn, G.; Leavey, S.; Lehmann, J.; Lück, Harald; Mehmet, M.; Mukherjee, Arunava; Nery, M.; Ohme, F.; Oppermann, P.; Papa, M.A.; Phelps, M.; Puncken, O.; Rüdiger, A.; Schreiber, E.; Schulte, B.W.; Setyawati, Y.; Standke, M.; Steinke, M.; Steinmeyer, D.; Wei, L.-W.; Weinert, M.; Wellmann, F.; Weßels, P.; Wilken, D.M.; Willke, B.; Wimmer, M.H.; Winkler, W.; Wittel, H.; Woehler, J.; Wu, D.S. (College Park, MD : American Physical Society, 2019)
    We present the results from three gravitational-wave searches for coalescing compact binaries with component masses above 1 Ma™ during the first and second observing runs of the advanced gravitational-wave detector network. ...
  • Wellmann, Felix; Steinke, Michael; Meylahn, Fabian; Bode, Nina; Willke, Benno; Overmeyer, Ludger; Neumann, Jörg; Kracht, Dietmar (Washington, DC : OSA - The Optical Society, 2019)
    Low noise, high power single-frequency lasers and amplifiers are key components of interferometric gravitational wave detectors. One way to increase the detector sensitivity is to increase the power injected into the ...
  • 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 ...