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Gravitational Astronomy: Instrument Design and Astrophysical Prospects Proceedings of the Elizabeth and Frederick White Conference, Canberra, Aust by D. E. McClelland

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Published by World Scientific Pub Co Inc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronomy, Space & Time,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Astronomical Instruments,
  • Gravitation (Astrophysics),
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsH. A. Bachor (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13167528M
ISBN 109810206887
ISBN 109789810206888

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Prospects of experimental gravitational wave research in Moscow State University Rudenko, V. Abstract. Publication: Gravitational Astronomy: Instrument Design and Astrophysical Prospects. Pub Date: Bibcode: [at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative. Michelson, T. Aldcroft, J. Chiang et al., in Gravitational Astronomy: Instrument Design and Astrophysical Prospects, edited by D. E. McClelland and H. A. Bachor (World Scientific, Singapore, ), pp. 14–Cited by: 8. astronomy and added a new medium to multi-messenger astronomy. This book examines the theoretical foundation of gravitational waves and the state of the art of gravitational wave detection including interferometric detectors and pulsar timing arrays. The design and sensitivity of the LIGO interferometers are examined. TheFile Size: 5MB. Gravitational Astronomy: Instrument Design and Astrophysical Prospects, Proceedings of the Elizabeth and Frederick White Research Conference held September, at the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian National University. Edited by D.E. McClelland and H

Gravitational Astronomy: Instrument Design and Astrophysical Prospects, Proceedings of the Elizabeth and Frederick White Research Conference held September, at the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian National University. Edited by D.E. McClelland and H.-A. Bachor. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, , p Abstract. The merger 1 of close binary systems containing two neutron stars should produce a burst of gravitational waves, as predicted by the theory of general relativity 2. A reliable estimate of the double-neutron-star merger rate in the Galaxy is crucial in order to predict whether current gravity wave detectors will be successful in detecting Cited by: PSR J– and its companion star will merge due to the emission of gravitational waves in τ m ≈ 85 Myr, a timescale that is a factor of shorter than that for PSR B + 16 (ref. 9). The Future of Gravitational Wave Astronomy. its conceptual design calls for dual cryogenic and room-temperature beam lines running through three kilometer arms arranged in the shape of an.

Modelling of the VIRGO interferometer Hello, P. Vinet, J. -Y. Abstract. Not Available. Publication: Gravitational Astronomy: Instrument Design and Astrophysical Prospects. Pub Date: Bibcode: 1H No Sources Found Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory; NASA Cited by: 2. “This book is not only a monograph on advanced gravitational wave detectors and the astrophysical phenomena they will explore, it also contains a pedagogically fine introduction to the field of gravitational wave science. I recommend it to any budding or mature scientist or engineer who wants an overview of this exciting. When the dream of gravitational wave detection, fol- lowed by gravitational astronomy, is realised it will be a landmark in human achievement, and it will open up a whole new window to the Universe. Bibliography This paper is based on an enormous body of research by workers in the U.S.A., Europe, U.S.S.R., Australia and Japan. Results are now appearing from the first generation of long baseline gravitational wave detectors that use laser interferometry for motion sensing. In this short review the history of the field will be briefly discussed, and the principles of the novel laser interferometry developed will be outlined in the context of present and future instruments.