Effects of transients in LIGO suspensions on searches for gravitational waves.

Abstract

This paper presents an analysis of the transient behavior of the Advanced LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) suspensions used to seismically isolate the optics. We have characterized the transients in the longitudinal motion of the quadruple suspensions during Advanced LIGO's first observing run. Propagation of transients between… (More)
DOI: 10.1063/1.5000264

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