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  First upper limits from LIGO on gravitational wave bursts

The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Abbott, B., Abbott, R., Adhikari, R., Ageev, A., Allen, B., et al. (2004). First upper limits from LIGO on gravitational wave bursts. Physical Review D, 69(10): 102001. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.69.102001.

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The LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Author              
Abbott, B., Author
Abbott, R.1, Author
Adhikari, R.1, Author
Ageev, A.1, Author
Allen, B.2, Author           
Amin, R.1, Author
Anderson, S. B.1, Author
Anderson, W. G.1, Author
Araya, M.1, Author
Armandula, H.1, Author
Asiri, F.1, Author
Aufmuth, Peter3, Author           
Aulbert, C.2, Author           
Babak, Stanislav4, Author           
Balasubramanian, R.1, Author
Ballmer, S.1, Author
Barish, B. C.1, Author
Barker, D.1, Author
Barker-Patton, C.1, Author
Barnes, M.1, Author Barr, B. W.1, Author Barton, M. A.1, Author Bayer, K.1, Author Beausoleil, R.1, Author Belczynski, K.1, Author Bennett, R.1, Author Berukoff, Steven J.5, Author Betzwieser, J.1, Author Bhawal, B.1, Author Bilenko, I. A.1, Author Billingsley, G.1, Author Black, E.1, Author Blackburn, K.1, Author Bland-Weaver, B.1, Author Bochner, B.1, Author Bogue, L.1, Author Bork, Rolf1, Author Bose, Sukanta1, Author Brady, Patrick R.1, Author Braginsky, V. B.1, Author Brau, J. E.1, Author Brown, Duncan A.1, Author Brozek, Oliver Sascha1, Author Bullington, A.1, AuthorBuonanno, Alessandra6, 7, 8, Author            Burgess, R.1, Author Busby, D.1, Author Butler, W. E.1, Author Byer, R. L.1, Author Cadonati, L.1, Author Cagnoli, G.1, Author Camp, J. B.1, Author Cantley, C. 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 Abstract: We report on a search for gravitational wave bursts using data from the first science run of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors. Our search focuses on bursts with durations ranging from 4 to 100 ms, and with significant power in the LIGO sensitivity band of 150 to 3000 Hz. We bound the rate for such detected bursts at less than 1.6 events per day at a 90% confidence level. This result is interpreted in terms of the detection efficiency for ad hoc waveforms (Gaussians and sine Gaussians) as a function of their root-sum-square strain hrss; typical sensitivities lie in the range hrss∼10-19–10-17 strain/sqrt[Hz], depending on the waveform. We discuss improvements in the search method that will be applied to future science data from LIGO and other gravitational wave detectors.


 Dates: 2004-05
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