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Gravitational Wave Detection by Interferometry

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Gravitational Wave Detection by Interferometry
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 80

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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.

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