UK Involvement in the Advanced LIGO Gravitational Wave Project

  • Vecchio, Alberto (Principal Investigator)
  • Castelli, Christian (Co-Investigator)
  • Cruise, Mike (Co-Investigator)

Project Details

Short titleUK Involvement in the Advanced LIGO Gravitational Wave Project
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/06/0331/03/11

Funding

  • SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCIL

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  • Exploring the sensitivity of next generation gravitational wave detectors

    Abbott, B. P., Abbott, R., Abbott, T. D., Abernathy, M. R., Ackley, K., Adams, C., Addesso, P., Adhikari, R. X., Adya, V. B., Affeldt, C., Aggarwal, N., Aguiar, O. D., Ain, A., Ajith, P., Allen, B., Altin, P. A., Anderson, S. B., Anderson, W. G., Arai, K., Araya, M. C., & 31 othersArceneaux, C. C., Areeda, J. S., Arun, K. G., Ashton, G., Ast, M., Aston, S. M., Aufmuth, P., Aulbert, C., Babak, S., Baker, P. T., Ballmer, S. W., Barayoga, J. C., Barclay, S. E., Barish, B. C., Berry, C. P. L., Bond, C., Del Pozzo, W., Farr, W. M., Freise, A., Green, A. C., Haster, C. J., Middleton, H., Mow-Lowry, C. M., Töyrä, D., Vecchio, A., Veitch, J., Vinciguerra, S., Vousden, W. D., Wang, H., Wang, M. & LIGO Scientific Collaboration, 24 Jan 2017, In: Classical and Quantum Gravity. 34, 4, 044001.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    416 Citations (Scopus)
  • GW170104; Observation of a 50 solar mass binary black hole coalescence at redshift 0.2

    LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Vecchio, A. & Mow-Lowry, C., 1 Jun 2017, In: Physical Review Letters. 118, 22, 221101 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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    1592 Citations (Scopus)
    61 Downloads (Pure)
  • Astrophysical implications of the binary black hole merger GW150914

    LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Vecchio, A., Mandel, I., Freise, A., Del Pozzo, W., Veitch, J., Farr, W., Berry, C., Mow-Lowry, C., Miao, H., Haster, C-J., Wang, H., Middleton, H., Thomas, E., Green, A., Vinciguerra, S. & Töyrä, D., 11 Feb 2016, In: The Astrophysical Journal. 818, 2, 15 p., L22.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    482 Citations (Scopus)