Tuning Advanced LIGO to kilohertz signals from neutron-star collisions

  title={Tuning Advanced LIGO to kilohertz signals from neutron-star collisions},
  author={D. Ganapathy and L. McCuller and Jameson Graef Rollins and Evan D. Hall and Lisa Barsotti and Matthew Evans},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
Gravitational waves produced at kilohertz frequencies in the aftermath of a neutron star collision can shed light on the behavior of matter at extreme temperatures and densities that are inaccessible to laboratory experiments. Gravitational-wave interferometers are limited by quantum noise at these frequencies but can be tuned via their optical configuration to maximize the probability of post-merger signal detection. We compare two such tuning strategies to turn Advanced LIGO into a post… Expand

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