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Spacetime Metrology with LISA Pathfinder

Saturday, April 21st, 2012


by Congedo, Giuseppe
PhD thesis defended at University of Trento on 26th March 2012. Advisors: Stefano Vitale, Mauro Hueller. Committee: Eugenio Coccia (Univ. of Rome, Tor Vergata), Philippe Jetzer (Univ. of Z\”urich), Eric Plagnol (APC-CNRS, Paris), Rita Dolesi (Univ. Of Trento)

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The end-to-end testbed of the Optical Metrology System on-board LISA Pathfinder

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012


by Steier, Frank and Cervantes, Felipe Guzmán and Marín, Antonio F. García and Gerardi, Domenico and Heinzel, Gerhard and Danzmann, Karsten

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Subtraction of test mass angular noise in the LISA Technology Package interferometer

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012


by Cervantes, Felipe Guzmán and Steier, Frank and Wanner, Gudrun and Heinzel, Gerhard and Danzmann, Karsten
Applied Physics B – Lasers and Optics (2008)

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Characterization of photoreceivers for LISA

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012


by Cervantes, Felipe Guzmán and Livas, Jeffrey and Silverberg, Robert and Buchanan, Ernest and Stebbins, Robin

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Gravitational wave observations of galactic intermediate-mass black hole binaries with DECIGO Path Finder

Friday, February 17th, 2012


by Yagi, Kent
32 pages, 13 figures, accepted to CQG

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Removing the trend of drift induced from acceleration noise for LISA

Thursday, February 16th, 2012


by Tang, Alf and Sumner, Timothy J.
12 pages, 6 figures

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Comparison of Atom Interferometers and Light Interferometers as Space-Based Gravitational Wave Detectors

Monday, January 30th, 2012


by Baker, John G. and Thorpe, James Ira
to be submitted to Physical Review Letters

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Non-sky-averaged sensitivity curves for space-based gravitational-wave observatories

Friday, January 20th, 2012


by Vallisneri, Michele and Galley, Chad R.
24 pages, 7 PDF figures. Mathematica code at http://www.vallis.org/publications/sensitivity

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Testing Other MONDian Theories Using LISA Pathfinder

Saturday, December 24th, 2011


by Mozaffari, Ali
9 Pages, 5 Figures

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Searching for Gravitational Waves with a Geostationary Gravitational Wave Interferometer

Thursday, December 8th, 2011


by de Araujo, J. C. N. and Aguiar, O. D. and Alves, M. E. S. and Tinto, M.
21 pages, 9 eps figures

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The Gravitational Wave International Committee Roadmap: The future of gravitational wave astronomy

Monday, November 28th, 2011


by Marx, Jay and Danzmann, Karsten and Hough, James and Kuroda, Kazuaki and McClelland, David and Mours, Benoit and Phinney, Sterl and Rowan, Sheila and Sathyaprakash, B. and Vetrano, Flavio and Vitale, Stefano and Whitcomb, Stan and Will, Clifford
116 pages. Original document in higher resolution can be found at https://gwic.ligo.org/roadmap/

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LAGRANGE: LAser GRavitational-wave ANtenna at GEo-lunar Lagrange points

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011


by Conklin, J. W. and Buchman, S. and Aguero, V. and Alfauwaz, A. and Aljadaan, A. and Almajed, M. and Altwaijry, H. and Al-Saud, T. and Balakrishnan, K. and Byer, R. L. and Bower, K. and Costello, B. and Cutler, G. D. and DeBra, D. B. and Faied, D. M. and Foster, C. and Genova, A. L. and Hanson, J. and Hooper, K. and Hultgren, E. and Jaroux, B. and Klavins, A. and Lantz, B. and Lipa, J. A. and Palmer, A. and Plante, B. and Sanchez, H. S. and Saraf, S. and Schaechter, D. and Sherrill, T. and Smith, E. and Shu, K. -L. and Tenerelli, D. and Vanbezooijen, R. and Vasudevan, G. and Williams, S. D. and Worden, S. P. and Zhou, J. and Zoellner, A.
Comments: 24 pages, to be submitted to Classical and Quantum Gravity

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Analysis of the residual force noise for the LISA Technology Package

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011


by Ferraioli, Luigi and Armano, Michele and Congedo, Giuseppe and Diaz-Aguilo, Marc and De Marchi, Fabrizio and Grynagier, Adrien and Hewitson, Martin and Hueller, Mauro and Monsky, Anneke and Nofrarias, Miquel and Plagnol, Eric and Rais, Boutheina and Vitale, Stefano
To be published in Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Proceedings of the 8th International LISA Symposium

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Quantitative Analysis of LISA Pathfinder Test Mass Noise

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011


by Ferraioli, Luigi and Hewitson, Martin and Congedo, Giuseppe and Nofrarias, Miquel and Hueller, Mauro and Armano, Michele and Vitale, Stefano
Accepted for publication in Phys Rev D

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The LTP Experiment on LISA Pathfinder: Operational Definition of TT Gauge in Space

Friday, October 14th, 2011


by Armano, Michele
PhD thesis. About 240 pages

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Towards constraining the central black hole’s properties by studying its infrared flares with the GRAVITY instrument

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011


by Vincent, F. H. and Paumard, T. and Perrin, G. and Gourgoulhon, E. and Eisenhauer, F. and Gillessen, S.
5 pages, 3 figures, to appear in the Proceedings of the French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics (SF2A)

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Time domain maximum likelihood parameter estimation in LISA Pathfinder Data Analysis

Thursday, August 18th, 2011


by Congedo, G. and Ferraioli, L. and Hueller, M. and De Marchi, F. and Vitale, S. and Armano, M. and Hewitson, M. and Nofrarias, M.
16 pages (two columns), 15 figures, 5 tables, submitted to Phys. Rev. D

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The case for testing MOND using LISA Pathfinder

Thursday, July 7th, 2011


by Magueijo, Joao and Mozaffari, Ali

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Comparison of LISA and Atom Interferometry for Gravitational Wave Astronomy in Space

Sunday, June 19th, 2011


by Bender, Peter L.
Submitted to Proc. 46th Rencontres de Moriond: Gravitational Waves and Experimental Gravity, March 20 – 27, 2011, La Thuile, Italy

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Time Domain Simulations of Arm Locking in LISA

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011


by Thorpe, James Ira and Maghami, Peiman and Livas, Jeffrey
Submitted to Phys. Rev. D

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Gravitational Wave Detection by Interferometry (Ground and Space)

Thursday, February 17th, 2011


by Pitkin, Matthew and Reid, Stuart and Rowan, Sheila and Hough, Jim
Submitted as a major update to Living Rev. Relativity 3, (2000), 3

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Neural network interpolation of the magnetic field for the LISA Pathfinder Diagnostics Subsystem

Friday, January 21st, 2011


by Diaz-Aguilo, Marc and Lobo, Alberto and García-Berro, Enrique

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Sgr A*: The Optimal Testbed of Strong-Field Gravity

Monday, January 10th, 2011


by Psaltis, Dimitrios and Johannsen, Tim
11 pages, 11 figures, Invited Talk in Recent Developments in Gravity XIV, June 2010

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From laboratory experiments to LISA Pathfinder: achieving LISA geodesic motion

Monday, January 10th, 2011


by Antonucci, F and Armano, M and Audley, H and Auger, G and Benedetti, M and Binetruy, P and Boatella, C and Bogenstahl, J and Bortoluzzi, D and Bosetti, P and Brandt, N and Caleno, M and Cavalleri, A and Cesa, M and Chmeissani, M and Ciani, G and Conchillo, A and Congedo, G and Cristofolini, I and Cruise, M and Danzmann, K and De Marchi, F and Diaz-Aguilo, M and Diepholz, I and Dixon, G and Dolesi, R and Dunbar, N and Fauste, J and Ferraioli, L and Fertin, D and Fichter, W and Fitzsimons, E and Freschi, M and Marin, A García and Marirrodriga, C García and Gerndt, R and Gesa, L and Giardini, D and Gibert, F and Grimani, C and Grynagier, A and Guillaume, B and Guzmán, F and Harrison, I and Heinzel, G and Hewitson, M and Hollington, D and Hough, J and Hoyland, D and Hueller, M and Huesler, J and Jeannin, O and Jennrich, O and Jetzer, P and Johlander, B and Killow, C and Llamas, X and Lloro, I and Lobo, A and Maarschalkerweerd, R and Madden, S and Mance, D and Mateos, I and McNamara, P W and Mendestì, J and Mitchell, E and Monsky, A and Nicolini, D and Nicolodi, D and Nofrarias, M and Pedersen, F and Perreur-Lloyd, M and Perreca, A and Plagnol, E and Prat, P and Racca, G D and Rais, B and Ramos-Castro, J and Reiche, J and Perez, J A Romera and Robertson, D and Rozemeijer, H and Sanjuan, J and Schleicher, A and Schulte, M and Shaul, D and Stagnaro, L and Strandmoe, S and Steier, F and Sumner, T J and Taylor, A and Texier, D and Trenkel, C and Tombolato, D and Vitale, S and Wanner, G and Ward, H and Waschke, S and Wass, P and Weber, W J and Zweifel, P
Proceedings of the 8th LISA Symposium. Submitted to Classical and Quantum Gravity

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The Effect of Data Gaps on LISA Galactic Binary Parameter Estimation

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010


by Carré, Jérôme and Porter, Edward K.
Submitted to Classical Quantum Gravity, 11 pages, four figures

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The LISA PathFinder DMU and Radiation Monitor

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010


by Canizares, Priscilla and Conchillo, Aleix and Diaz–Aguilo, Marc and Garcia-Berro, Enrique and Gesa, Lluis and Gibert, Ferran and Grimani, Catia and Lloro, Ivan and Lobo, Alberto and Mateos, Ignacio and Nofrarias, Miquel and Ramos-Castro, Juan and Sanjuan, Josep and Sopuerta, Carlos F
11 pages, 7 figures, prepared for the Proceedings of the 8th International LISA Symposium, Classical and Quantum Gravity

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Bayesian parameter estimation in the second LISA Pathfinder Mock Data Challenge

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010


by Nofrarias, M. and Röver, C. and Hewitson, M. and Monsky, A. and Heinzel, G. and Danzmann, K. and Ferraioli, L. and Hueller, M. and Vitale, S.
14 pages, 4 figures, submitted to PRD

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Autonomous perturbations of LISA orbits

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010


by Pucacco, Giuseppe and Bassan, Massimo and Visco, Massimo
27pages, 20 figures

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Experimental Demonstration of Time-Delay Interferometry for the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna

Monday, May 17th, 2010


by de Vine, Glenn and Ware, Brent and McKenzie, Kirk and Spero, Robert E. and Klipstein, William M. and Shaddock, Daniel A.
4 pages, 4 figures, to appear in Physical Review Letters end of May 2010

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Cover art: issues in the metric-guided and metric-less placement of random and stochastic template banks

Saturday, February 13th, 2010


by Manca, Gian Mario and Vallisneri, Michele
RevTeX4, 21 pages, 9 PDF figures

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