Advanced LIGO: Precision measurement for astronomy

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The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) is currently installing the Advanced LIGO interferometers, designed to measure the space-time distortions due to binary neutron star mergers. I will discuss the required technology and give an update on the installation progress

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLaser Science, LS 2012
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529565
StatePublished - 2012
EventLaser Science, LS 2012 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 14 2012Oct 18 2012

Publication series

NameLaser Science, LS 2012


ConferenceLaser Science, LS 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials


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