Logo

Gravitational Wave Detection by Interferometry

Small book cover: Gravitational Wave Detection by Interferometry

Gravitational Wave Detection by Interferometry
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 80

Description:
The main theme of this review is a discussion of the mechanical and optical principles used in the various long baseline systems in operation around the world - LIGO (USA), Virgo (Italy/France), TAMA300 and LCGT (Japan), and GEO600 (Germany/U.K.) - and in LISA, a proposed space-borne interferometer.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(2.5MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Elementary Mathematical AstronomyElementary Mathematical Astronomy
by - University Correspondence College Press
The book fills the gap between the many excellent popular and non-mathematical works on Astronomy, and the standard treatises on the subject, which involve high mathematics. The rudimentary knowledge of Geometry, Algebra, and Trigonometry is assumed.
(9299 views)
Book cover: The Star Splitters: The High Energy Astronomy ObservatoriesThe Star Splitters: The High Energy Astronomy Observatories
by - NASA History Office
Some of the topics covered in this book include creative violence, stellar explosions, cosmic rays, superbubbles, stellar coronas, collapsed stars, neutron stars, degenerate dwarf stars, black holes, X-ray images of galaxies, galactic nuclei, etc.
(10888 views)
Book cover: Spherical AstronomySpherical Astronomy
by - Van Nostrand
The celestial sphere and its diurnal motion; On the changes of the fundamental planes to which the places of the stars are referred; Corrections of the observations arising from the position of the observer on the surface of the Earth; and more.
(9046 views)
Book cover: Sky SurveysSky Surveys
by - arXiv
Sky surveys represent a fundamental data basis for astronomy. We use them to map in a systematic way the universe and its constituents. We review the subject, with an emphasis on the wide-field imaging surveys, placing them in a broader context.
(6259 views)