LOCALIZATION OF SHORT DURATION GRAVITATIONAL-WAVE TRANSIENTS WITH THE EARLY ADVANCED LIGO AND VIRGO DETECTORS

@article{Essick2014LOCALIZATIONOS,
  title={LOCALIZATION OF SHORT DURATION GRAVITATIONAL-WAVE TRANSIENTS WITH THE EARLY ADVANCED LIGO AND VIRGO DETECTORS},
  author={Reed Essick and Salvatore Vitale and Erik Katsavounidis and Gabriele Vedovato and Sergey Klimenko},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={800}
}
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