Progress and challenges in advanced ground-based gravitational-wave detectors

M. Adier, F. Aguilar, T. Akutsu, M.A. Arain, M. Ando, L. Anghinolfi, P. Antonini, Y. Aso, B.W. Barr, L. Barsotti, M.G. Beker, A.S. Bell, L. Bellon, A. Bertolini, C. Blair, M.R. Blom, C. Bogan, C. Bond, F.S. Bortoli, D. BrownB.C. Buchler, H.J. Bulten, G. Cagnoli, M. Canepa, L. Carbone, E. Cesarini, B. Champagnon, D. Chen, A. Chincarini, A. Chtanov, S.S.Y. Chua, G. Ciani, E. Coccia, A. Conte, M. Cortese, M. Daloisio, M. Damjanic, R.A. Day, D. De Ligny, J. Degallaix, M. Doets, V. Dolique, K. Dooley, S. Dwyer, M. Evans, M. Factourovich, V. Fafone, S. Farinon, D. Feldbaum, R. Flaminio, S. Hild, J.F.J. van den Brand, D.H. Shoemaker*

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Abstract

The Amaldi 10 Parallel Session C3 on Advanced Gravitational Wave detectors gave an overview of the status and several specific challenges and solutions relevant to the instruments planned for a mid-decade start of observation. Invited overview talks for the Virgo, LIGO, and KAGRA instruments were complemented by more detailed discussions in presentations and posters of some instrument features and designs.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1749
Number of pages22
JournalGeneral Relativity and Gravitation
Volume46
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Gravitational wave detectors
  • Optics
  • Interferometry

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