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Einstein gravitational wave Telescope conceptual design study

  title={Einstein gravitational wave Telescope conceptual design study},
  author={Matthew Robert Abernathy and Fausto Acernese and Parameswaran Ajith and Bruce Allen and Pau Amaro Seoane and Nils Andersson and S. Aoudia and Pia Astone and Badri Krishnan and Leor Barack and Fabrizio Barone and Bryan W Barr and Matteo Barsuglia and Michele Bassan and Riccardo Bassiri and Romain Beker and Nicole Beveridge and M. A. Bizouard and Charlotte Z. Bond and Suvadeep Bose and L. Bosi and Saverio Braccini and C. Bradaschia and Michael Britzger and Frank P. Brueckner and Tomasz Bulik and H. J. Bulten and Oliver Burmeister and Enrico Calloni and Paul Campsie and Ludovico Carbone and Giancarlo Cella and E. Chalkley and E. Chassande Mottin and Simon Chelkowski and Andrea Chincarini and Arianna Di Cintio and J A Clark and Eliana Marina Coccia and Carlo Nicola Colacino and Jacques Colas and Alberto Colla and Alessandra Corsi and Andrew Cumming and L. Cunningham and Elena Cuoco and S L Danilishin and Karsten Danzmann and E J Daw and Riccardo De Salvo and Walter del Pozzo and Thomas Dent and Rosario De Rosa and L. Di Fiore and Marianna Di Paolo and Angela Di Virgilio and Alexander Dietz and Martin Doets and Johannes Dueck and Matthew C. Edwards and Fafone and Stephen Fairhurst and Paolo Falferi and Marc Favata and Ferrari and Federico Ferrini and Francesco Fidecaro and R. Flaminio and Janyce Franc and F. Frasconi and Andreas Freise and Daniel Friedrich and P. J. Fulda and Jonathan R. Gair and Massimo Galimberti and Gianluca Gemme and Emmanuelle G{\'e}nin and A. Gennai and A. Giazotto and Kostas Glampedakis and R. Gouaty and Christian Graef and W. Graham and Massimo Granata and Hartmut Grote and G. Guidi and J. M. Hallam and Giles D. Hammond and Mark Hannam and Jan Harms and K. Haughian and Ian Hawke and Daniel Heinert and Martin Hendry and Ik Siong Heng and Eric Hennes and Stefan Hild and James Hough and Dominique Huet and Sascha Husa and S H Huttner and Bala R. Iyer and Ian P. Jones and G. Jones and Ioannis Kamaretsos and Chandra Kant Mishra and Fumiko Kawazoe and F. Ya. Khalili and B. Kley and Keiko Kokeyama and Kostas D. Kokkotas and Stefanie Kroker and R. Kumar and Kazuaki Kuroda and Bernard Lagrange and Nico Lastzka and L Tgf and Marco Lorenzini and Giovanni Losurdo and H Lu ̈ck and E. Majorana and Malvezzi and Ilya Mandel and Mandi{\'c} and Szabolcs M{\'a}rka and Francesco Marin and F. Marion and J. Marque and Iain W. Martin and David Matthew Mc Leod and David McKechan and Moritz Mehmet and C. Michel and Yury Minenkov and N. Morgado and A. Morgia and Simona Mosca and Lucas Moscatelli and B. Mours and H Muller Ebhardt and P. G. Murray and L. Naticchioni and Ronny Nawrodt and Janice Nelson and R. O'. Shaughnessy and Christian D. Ott and Cristiano Palomba and Angela Delli Paoli and G. Parguez and A. Pasqualetti and R. Passaquieti and D. Passuello and Maurizio Perciballi and Francesco Piergiovanni and L. Pinard and Matthew Pitkin and Wolfango Plastino and R. Poggiani and P. Popolizio and Edward K. Porter and Mirko Prato and Giovanni Andrea Prodi and M. Punturo and P. Puppo and D. S. Rabeling and Istv{\'a}n R{\'a}cz and P. Rapagnani and Jocelyn Read and Tania Regimbau and Henning Rehbein and Stuart Reid and Luciano Rezzolla},
This document describes the Conceptual Design of a third generation gravitational wave observatory named Einstein Telescope (“ET”). The design of this new research infrastructure has been realised with the support of the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n 211743. In this document are described the fundamental design options, the site requirements, the main technological solutions, a rough evaluation of the costs and a schematic time plan. 

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