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Omnidirectional gravitational radiation observatory

Omnidirectional gravitational radiation observatory

proceedings of the First International Workshop, São Paulo, Brazil, 26-31 May 1996

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Published by World Scientific in Singapore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Spine title: OMNI-1.

Other titlesOMNI-1.
Statementeditors W.F. Velloso, O.D. Aguiar, N.S. Magalhães.
ContributionsVelloso, W. F., Aguiar, O. D., Magalhães, N. S.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22316113M
ISBN 109810232098

The Gravitational Wave Observatory Designer: Sensitivity Limits of Spaceborne Detectors S Barke 1, Y Wang;2, JJ Esteban Delgado 3, M Tr obs, G Heinzel 1, K Danzmann 1Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert-Einstein-Institut) and Leibniz Universit at Hannover, Callinstr. 38, D Hannover, GermanyFile Size: 1MB. The rst mission concept studies for a space-borne gravitational wave observatory began at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) in Boulder, Colorado. In the following years this concept was worked out in more detail by and and in the.

2 1 10+8 Frequency, Hz h CMB Aniso-tropy ELF Pulsar Timing Arrays VLF LIGO/Virgo HF LISA Introduction • The Gravitational-Wave window onto the universe is likely to be opened-in the next decade-in four widely different frequency bands, spanning 22 decades:LFFile Size: 4MB. "The present status of Virgo project", OMNI 1: 1st International Workshop On An Omnidirectional Gravitational Radiation Observatory, May , Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, SPIRES Conf Num: C96/05/

Gravitational Waves. Great excitement about the opening of a new era in the observation of the universe has been generated by the first detection of gravitational waves by the LIGO interferometers on Septem at a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. This image posted on the Cal Tech site will undoubtedly be an icon for the new field of observation. Detection of Gravitational Radiation There is justified excitement about the imminent (≤ 5 years, we hope!) detection of gravitational radiation by ground-based detectors, and possibly from pulsar timing arrays. However, direct detection has not happened yet. .


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