LIGO Document G1201293-v1

Advanced LIGO, Advanced VIRGO and KAGRA: Precision Measurement for Astronomy

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The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave
Observatory (LIGO) is currently installing
the Advanced
LIGO interferometers, designed to measure
the space-time distortions due to binary
neutron star
mergers. At the same time Advanced Virgo
in Europe and KAGRA in Japan are also being
built. I will discuss the prospects of this
international network of gravitational-wave
detectors, look at the required technology
and give an update on the installation progress.
Files in Document:
  • Talk ppt (StefanBallmer_Miami_2012.ppt, 52.1 MB)
Other Files:
  • Talk pdf (StefanBallmer_Miami_2012.pdf, 3.9 MB)

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