Testing the LIGO inspiral analysis with hardware injections

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Abstract

Injection of simulated binary inspiral signals into detector hardware provides an excellent test of the inspiral detection pipeline. By recovering the physical parameters of an injected signal, we test our understanding of both instrumental calibration and the data analysis pipeline. We describe an inspiral search code and results from hardware injection tests and demonstrate that injected signals can be recovered by the data analysis pipeline. The parameters of the recovered signals match those of the injected signals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S797-S800
JournalClassical and Quantum Gravity
Volume21
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 7 2004
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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