# Sensitivity studies for third-generation gravitational wave observatories

@article{Hild2011SensitivitySF, title={Sensitivity studies for third-generation gravitational wave observatories}, author={S. Hild and M. Abernathy and F. Acernese and P. Amaro-Seoane and N. Andersson and K. Arun and F. Barone and B. Barr and M. Barsuglia and M. Beker and N. Beveridge and S. Birindelli and S. Bose and L. Bosi and S. Braccini and C. Bradaschia and T. Bulik and E. Calloni and G. Cella and E. Mottin and S. Chelkowski and A. Chincarini and J. Clark and E. Coccia and C. Colacino and J. Colas and A. Cumming and L. Cunningham and E. Cuoco and S. Danilishin and K. Danzmann and R. Salvo and T. Dent and R. Rosa and L. Fiore and A. Virgilio and M. Doets and V. Fafone and P. Falferi and R. Flaminio and J. Franc and F. Frasconi and A. Freise and D. Friedrich and P. Fulda and J. Gair and G. Gemme and E. G{\'e}nin and A. Gennai and A. Giazotto and K. Glampedakis and C. Graf and M. Granata and H. Grote and G. Guidi and A. Gurkovsky and G. Hammond and M. Hannam and J. Harms and D. Heinert and M. Hendry and I. Heng and E. Hennes and J. Hough and S. Husa and S. Huttner and G. Jones and F. Khalili and K. Kokeyama and K. Kokkotas and B. Krishnan and T. Li and M. Lorenzini and H. Luck and E. Majorana and I. Mandel and V. Mandic and M. Mantovani and I. Martin and C. Michel and Y. Minenkov and N. Morgado and S. Mosca and B. Mours and H. Muller-Ebhardt and P. Murray and R. Nawrodt and J. Nelson and R. Oshaughnessy and C. Ott and C. Palomba and A. Paoli and G. Parguez and A. Pasqualetti and R. Passaquieti and D. Passuello and L. Pinard and W. Plastino and R. Poggiani1 and P. Popolizio and M. Prato and M. Punturo and P. Puppo and D. Rabeling and P. Rapagnani and J. Read and T. Regimbau and H. Rehbein and S. Reid and F. Ricci and F. Richard and A. Rocchi and S. Rowan and A. Rudiger and L. Santamar'ia and B. Sassolas and B. Sathyaprakash and R. Schnabel and C. Schwarz and P. Seidel and A. Sintes and K. Somiya and F. Speirits and K. Strain and S. Strigin and P. Sutton and S. Tarabrin and A. Thuring and J. D. Brand and M. V. Veggel and C. Broeck and A. Vecchio and J. Veitch and F. Vetrano and A. Vicer{\`e} and S. Vyatchanin and B. Willke and G. Woan and K. Yamamoto}, journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity}, year={2011}, volume={28}, pages={094013} }

Advanced gravitational wave detectors, currently under construction, are expected to directly observe gravitational wave signals of astrophysical origin. The Einstein Telescope (ET), a third-generation gravitational wave detector, has been proposed in order to fully open up the emerging field of gravitational wave astronomy. In this paper we describe sensitivity models for ET and investigate potential limits imposed by fundamental noise sources. A special focus is set on evaluating the… Expand

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