Seismic noise and gravity-gradient noise

Jo Van Den Brand*

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Gravity gradient noise is generated by mass density changes through fluctuating gravity fields. Ambient seismic noise generated by microseismism, wind or of antropogenic origin is a possible source of such fluctuations. This work gives an overview of the impact of seismic noise and gravity-gradient noise on existing gravitational-wave detectors, and discusses the outlook for third-generation detectors.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Interferometric Gravitational-Wave Detectors
Subtitle of host publicationVolume I: Essentials of Gravitational-Wave Detectors
EditorsDavid Reitze, Peter Saulson, Hartmut Grote
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co.
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9789813146082
ISBN (Print)9789813146075
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

Name100 Years of General Relativity

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