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Advanced gravitational wave detectors / edited by David G. Blair ... [et al.].

Publication:
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 321 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
Astronomical instruments.
Gravitational waves -- Measurement -- Instruments.
Laser interferometers.
Gravimeters (Geophysical instruments)
Contents:
Part I. An Introduction to Gravitational Wave Astronomy and Detectors
1. Gravitational waves / D. G. Blair, L. Ju, C. Zhao and E. J. Howell
2. Sources of gravitational waves / D. G. Blair and E. J. Howell
3. Gravitational wave detectors / D. G. Blair, L. Ju, C. Zhao, H. Miao, E. J. Howell, and P. Barriga
4. Gravitational wave data analysis / B. S. Sathyaprakash and B. F. Schutz
5. Network analysis L. Wen and B. F. Schutz
Part II. Current Laser Interferometer Detectors: Three Case Studies
6. The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory / P. Fritschel
7. The VIRGO detector / S. Braccini
8. GEO 600 / H. Lück and H. Grote
Part III. Technology for Advanced Gravitational Wave Detectors
9. Lasers for high optical power interferometers / B. Willke and M. Frede
10. Thermal noise, suspensions and test masses / L. Ju, G. Harry and B. Lee
11. Vibration isolation: Part 1. Seismic isolation for advanced LIGO / B. Lantz Part 2. Passive isolation / J-C. Dumas
12. Interferometer sensing and control / P. Barriga
13. Stabilizing interferometers against high optical power effects / C. Zhao, L. Ju, S. Gras and D. G. Blair
Part IV. Technology for Third Generation Gravitational Wave Detectors
14. Cryogenic interferometers / J. Degallaix
15. Quantum theory of laser-interferometer GW detectors / H. Miao and Y. Chen
16. ET. A third generation observatory / M. Punturo and H. Lück.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Emma Louise McClellan Fund.
Contributor:
Blair, David G.
Emma Louise McClellan Fund.
ISBN:
0521874297
9780521874298 (hardback)
Publisher no.:
99949249795
Web link:
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