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The Status of LIGO

Coles, Mark W. (2000) The Status of LIGO. In: Gravitational Waves. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.523. American Institute of Physics , Melville, N.Y., pp. 101-109. ISBN 1-56396-944-0.

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Construction activities at the LIGO Observatories near Hanford, Washington and Livingston, Louisiana are complete. Installation of detector components and initial commissioning of detector sub-systems is now under way. The scope of the overall project is reviewed. The current status of the commissioning effort and future plans are outlined.

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Additional Information:© 2000 American Institute of Physics. Issue Date: 15 June 2000. This work is supported under NSF Cooperative Agreement No, PHY-9210038 between the National Science Foundation, Washington, DC 20550 and the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125.
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Subject Keywords:gravitational wave detectors, astronomical instruments, astronomical observatories, light interferometers, sensitivity, noise
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Issue or Number:523
Classification Code:PACS: 95.55.Ym; 04.80.Nn
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Official Citation:The status of LIGO Mark W. Coles, AIP Conf. Proc. 523, 101 (2000), DOI:10.1063/1.1291847
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