The Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) will be the first space-based laser interferometric gravitational wave detector. LISA poses a new set of challenges, requiring picometer level interferometric measurements between spacecraft separated by 5 million kilometers.
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(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.3930) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrological instrumentation
D. Shaddock, "Interferometry for Space-Based Gravitational Wave Detection," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JTuB3.