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Search for Short Bursts of Gravitational Radiation

Drever, R. W. P. and Hough, J. and Bland, R. and Lessnoff, G. W. (1973) Search for Short Bursts of Gravitational Radiation. Nature, 246 (5432). pp. 340-344. ISSN 0028-0836. doi:10.1038/246340a0.

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Recent data from an experiment in Glasgow suggest that pulses of gravitational radiation of less than a few milliseconds duration are too infrequent to account for signals reported by Weber in 1970.

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Additional Information:© 1973 Nature Publishing Group. Received September 5; revised October 26, 1973. We acknowledge the assistance of many colleagues in the Natural Philosophy Department, particularly A. McKellar and S. Cherry for technical assistance, and Mrs H. Brogan for scanning and measuring the photographs. We also thank Professor E. A. Faulkner and Dr M. J. Buckingham of Reading University for providing one of the special low noise amplifiers used and for discussions. Our work has been encouraged by Professors P. I. Dee and J. C. Gunn. Financial support was provided by the University of Glasgow and the Science Research Council; we are also grateful for a loan of equipment from the Rutherford Laboratory.
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