SEARCH FOR GRAVITATIONAL WAVE BURSTS FROM SIX MAGNETARS

@article{Abadie2011SEARCHFG,
  title={SEARCH FOR GRAVITATIONAL WAVE BURSTS FROM SIX MAGNETARS},
  author={Jean Paul Abadie and Brad Abbott and Richard J. Abbott and Matthew Robert Abernathy and T. Accadia and F. Acerneseac and Carl Adams and Rana X. Adhikari and Christoph Affeldt and Bruce Allen and G. S. Allen and E. Amador Ceron and Daniel Amariutei and Rupal S. Amin and Stuart B. Anderson and Warren G. Anderson and F. Antonuccia and Koji Arai and M. A. Arain and M. C. Araya and Stuart M. Aston and P. Astonea and D. E. Atkinson and Peter Aufmuth and C. Aulbert and Benjamin Aylott and Stanislav Babak and Paul T. Baker and Giulio Ballardin and Stefan W. Ballmer and Daniel H. N. Barker and Samuel Barnum and F. Baroneac and B. W. Barr and Pablo Jos{\'e} Barriga and Lisa Barsotti and Matteo Barsuglia and Mark Andrew Barton and Imre Bartos and Riccardo Bassiri and M. Bastarrika and A. Bastiab and J{\"o}ran Bauchrowitz and T. Bauera and Beate Behnke and M. G. Bekera and A. S. Bell and Arnaud Bell{\'e}toile and Ilya Belopolski and Matthew J. Benacquista and Alessandro Bertolini and J Betzwieser and Nicole Beveridge and P. T. Beyersdorf and I. A. Bilenko and G Billingsley and Jeremy Birch and S. Birindellia and Rahul Biswas and M. Bitossia and M. A. Bizouarda and Eric D. Black and J. K. Blackburn and Lindy L. Blackburn and David G Blair and B. Bland and Marianne Bloma and Oliver Bock and T. P. Bodiya and Christina Bogan and Ruxandra Bondarescu and F. Bondub and L. Bonelliab and Romain Bonnand and R. G. Bork and Michael Born and V. Boschia and Suvadeep Bose and L. E. Bosia and Boutayeb Bouhou and Michael Boyle and S. Braccinia and C. Bradaschiaa and Patrick R. Brady and Vladimir B. Braginsky and J. E. Brau and J. Breyer and Derek O. Bridges and A. Brilleta and Martin Brinkmann and V. Brissona and Michael Britzger and A. F. Brooks and D. A. Brown and A. Brummit and R. Budzy'nskib and T. Bulikbc and H. J. Bultenab and Alessandra Buonanno and Jordi Burguet-Castell and Oliver Burmeister and D. 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Worden and Joshua Yablon and Igor Yakushin and H. Yamamoto and K. Yamamoto and H. Yang and David Yeaton-Massey and Sanichiro Yoshida and Pengfei Yu and M. Yvert and Michele Zanolin and L. Zhang and Z. Zhang and C Zhao and Natalia V. Zotov and Michael Edward Zucker and J. G. Zweizig and for the Star Collaboration and The Virgo Collaboration and R. L. Aptekar' and William V. Boynton and M S Briggs and Thomas L. Cline and Valerie Connaughton and Dmitry D. Frederiks and N. C. Gehrels and John O. Goldsten and Dmitriy Golovin and A. J. Horst and Kevin Hurley and Yuki Kaneko and A. von Kienlin and Chryssa Kouveliotou and Hans A. Krimm and L. C.-C. Lin and Igor G. Mitrofanov and Masanori Ohno and V. D. Palshin and Arne Rau and A. B. Sanin and M. Tashiro and Y. Terada and Kazutaka Yamaoka},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={2011},
  volume={734}
}
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