AIGO: A southern hemisphere detector for the worldwide array of ground-based interferometric gravitational wave detectors

P Barriga, D Blair, David Coward, J Davidson, J-C Dumas, Eric Howell, L Ju, Linqing Wen, Chunnong Zhao, David E McClelland, Susan Scott, Bram Slagmolen, R Inta, J Munch, D Ottaway, P Veitch, David Hosken, Andrew Melatos, C Chung, Letizia SammutDuncan Galloway, Jay Marx, S Whitcomb, D Shoemaker, Scott Hughes, D Reitze, Bala Iyer, Sanjeev Dhurandhar, Tarun Souradeep, C Unnikrishnan, Gurumurthy Rajalakshmi, C Man, A Heidmann, P-F Cohadon, T Briant, Hartmut Grote, K Danzmann, H Luck, B Wilke, Ken Strain, B Sathyaprakash, J Cao, Y-K Cheung, Y Zhang

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This paper describes the proposed AIGO detector for the worldwide array of interferometric gravitational wave detectors. The first part of the paper summarizes the benefits that AIGO provides to the worldwide array of detectors. The second part gives a technical description of the detector, which will follow closely the Advanced LIGO design. Possible technical variations in the design are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 12
Number of pages12
JournalClassical and Quantum Gravity
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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