Gravitational Wave Detectors: A New Window to the Universe

  • Gabriela González
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-5575-1_8

Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings book series (ASSSP)
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González G. (2007) Gravitational Wave Detectors: A New Window to the Universe. In: Carramiñana A., Guzmán F.S., Matos T. (eds) Solar, Stellar and Galactic Connections Between Particle Physics and Astrophysics. Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings. Springer, Dordrecht

Abstract

The LIGO gravitational wave detectors have achieved their designed sensitivity, and are currently in operation. We describe the technology of the detectors, as well as results from the analysis of some of the data collected so far.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriela González
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyLouisiana State UniversityBaton Rouge

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