Status of the GEO600 detector

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Of all the large interferometric gravitational-wave detectors, the German/British project GEO600 is the only one which uses dual recycling. During the four weeks of the international S4 data-taking run it reached an instrumental duty cycle of 97% with a peak sensitivity of 7 × 10 -22 Hz-1/2 at 1 kHz. This paper describes the status during S4 and improvements thereafter. © 2006 IOP Publishing Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
JournalClassical and Quantum Gravity
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 21 Apr 2006
Externally publishedYes


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