Characterization of the LIGO detectors during their sixth science run

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dc.contributor.author Sengupta, Anand
dc.date.accessioned 2015-07-21T12:10:06Z
dc.date.available 2015-07-21T12:10:06Z
dc.date.issued 2015-05
dc.identifier.citation Sengupta, Anand et al.,“Characterization of the LIGO detectors during their sixth science run”, Classical and Quantum Gravity, DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/32/11/115012, vol. 32, no. 11, Jun. 2015. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0264-9381
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/32/11/115012
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/1813
dc.description.abstract In 2009–2010, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) operated together with international partners Virgo and GEO600 as a network to search for gravitational waves (GWs) of astrophysical origin. The sensitivity of these detectors was limited by a combination of noise sources inherent to the instrumental design and its environment, often localized in time or frequency, that couple into the GW readout. Here we review the performance of the LIGO instruments during this epoch, the work done to characterize the detectors and their data, and the effect that transient and continuous noise artefacts have on the sensitivity of LIGO to a variety of astrophysical sources. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Anand Sengupta et al.
dc.format.extent vol. 32, no. 11
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IOP en_US
dc.subject Gravitational waves en_US
dc.subject Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory en_US
dc.title Characterization of the LIGO detectors during their sixth science run en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.relation.journal Classical and Quantum Gravity


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