Gravitational wave detectors aim to detect and study gravitational waves emitted by a variety of astrophysical and cosmological sources. I will explain how interferometric detectors work, and review existing and future instruments.
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(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.1270) Other areas of optics : Astronomy and astrophysics
P. Fritschel, "Gravitational Wave Interferometry," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JMB1.
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