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The Einstein Telescope: a third-generation gravitational wave observatory

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Advanced gravitational wave interferometers, currently under realization, will soon permit the detection of gravitational waves from astronomical sources. To open the era of precision gravitational wave astronomy, a further substantial improvement in sensitivity is required. The future space-based Laser Interferometer Space Antenna and the third-generation ground-based observatory Einstein Telescope (ET) promise to achieve the required sensitivity improvements in frequency ranges. The vastly improved sensitivity of the third generation of gravitational wave observatories could permit detailed measurements of the sources' physical parameters and could complement, in a multi-messenger approach, the observation of signals emitted by cosmological sources obtained through other kinds of telescopes. This paper describes the progress of the ET project which is currently in its design study phase

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Punturo, M., Abernathy, M., Acernese, F., Allen, B., Andersson, Nils, Arun, K., Barone, F., Barr, B., Barsuglia, M., Beker, M., Beveridge, N., Birindelli, S., Bose, S., Bosi, L., Braccini, S., Bradaschia, C., Bulik, T., Calloni, E., Cella, G., Mottin, E. Chassande, Chelkowski, S., Chincarini, A., Clark, J., Coccia, E., Colacino, C., Colas, J., Cumming, A., Cunningham, L., Cuoco, E., Danilishin, S., Danzmann, K., De Luca, G., De Salvo, R., Dent, T., De Rosa, R., Di Fiore, L., Di Virgilio, A., Doets, M., Fafone, V., Falferi, P., Flaminio, R., Franc, J., Frasconi, F., Freise, A., Fulda, P., Gair, J., Gemme, G., Gennai, A., Giazotto, A., Glampedakis, Kostas, Granata, M., Grote, H., Guidi, G., Hammond, G., Hannam, M., Harms, J., Heinert, D., Hendry, M., Heng, I., Hennes, E., Hild, S., Hough, J., Husa, S., Huttner, S., Jones, G.A., Khalili, F., Kokeyama, K., Kokkotas, K., Krishnan, B., Lorenzini, M., Lück, H., Majorana, E., Mandel, I., Mandic, V., Martin, I., Michel, C., Minenkov, Y., Morgado, N., Mosca, S., Mours, B., Müller–Ebhardt, H., Murray, P., Nawrodt, R., Nelson, J., Oshaughnessy, R., Ott, C.D., Palomba, C., Paoli, A., Parguez, G., Pasqualetti, A., Passaquieti, R., Passuello, D., Pinard, L., Poggiani, R., Popolizio, P., Prato, M., Puppo, P., Rabeling, D., Rapagnani, P., Read, J., Regimbau, T., Rehbein, H., Reid, Stuart D., Rezzolla, L., Ricci, F., Richard, F., Rocchi, A., Rowan, S., Rüdiger, A., Sassolas, B., Sathyaprakash, B., Schnabel, R., Schwarz, C., Seidel, P., Sintes, A., Somiya, K., Speirits, F., Strain, K., Strigin, S., Sutton, P., Tarabrin, S., Thüring, A., van den Brand, J., van Leewen, C., van Veggel, M., van den Broeck, C., Vecchio, A., Veitch, J., Vetrano, F., Vicere, A., Vyatchanin, S., Willke, B., Woan, G., Wolfango, P. and Yamamoto, K. (2010) The Einstein Telescope: a third-generation gravitational wave observatory Classical and Quantum Gravity, 27, (19), 194002-[1-13]. (doi:10.1088/0264-9381/27/19/194002).

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Published date: October 2010


Local EPrints ID: 181867
ISSN: 0264-9381
PURE UUID: 199f7a18-a6ca-48c1-8c3d-5f190c89ea32

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Date deposited: 15 Apr 2011 12:47
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:58

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Author: M. Punturo
Author: M. Abernathy
Author: F. Acernese
Author: B. Allen
Author: Nils Andersson
Author: K. Arun
Author: F. Barone
Author: B. Barr
Author: M. Barsuglia
Author: M. Beker
Author: N. Beveridge
Author: S. Birindelli
Author: S. Bose
Author: L. Bosi
Author: S. Braccini
Author: C. Bradaschia
Author: T. Bulik
Author: E. Calloni
Author: G. Cella
Author: E. Chassande Mottin
Author: S. Chelkowski
Author: A. Chincarini
Author: J. Clark
Author: E. Coccia
Author: C. Colacino
Author: J. Colas
Author: A. Cumming
Author: L. Cunningham
Author: E. Cuoco
Author: S. Danilishin
Author: K. Danzmann
Author: G. De Luca
Author: R. De Salvo
Author: T. Dent
Author: R. De Rosa
Author: L. Di Fiore
Author: A. Di Virgilio
Author: M. Doets
Author: V. Fafone
Author: P. Falferi
Author: R. Flaminio
Author: J. Franc
Author: F. Frasconi
Author: A. Freise
Author: P. Fulda
Author: J. Gair
Author: G. Gemme
Author: A. Gennai
Author: A. Giazotto
Author: Kostas Glampedakis
Author: M. Granata
Author: H. Grote
Author: G. Guidi
Author: G. Hammond
Author: M. Hannam
Author: J. Harms
Author: D. Heinert
Author: M. Hendry
Author: I. Heng
Author: E. Hennes
Author: S. Hild
Author: J. Hough
Author: S. Husa
Author: S. Huttner
Author: G.A. Jones
Author: F. Khalili
Author: K. Kokeyama
Author: K. Kokkotas
Author: B. Krishnan
Author: M. Lorenzini
Author: H. Lück
Author: E. Majorana
Author: I. Mandel
Author: V. Mandic
Author: I. Martin
Author: C. Michel
Author: Y. Minenkov
Author: N. Morgado
Author: S. Mosca
Author: B. Mours
Author: H. Müller–Ebhardt
Author: P. Murray
Author: R. Nawrodt
Author: J. Nelson
Author: R. Oshaughnessy
Author: C.D. Ott
Author: C. Palomba
Author: A. Paoli
Author: G. Parguez
Author: A. Pasqualetti
Author: R. Passaquieti
Author: D. Passuello
Author: L. Pinard
Author: R. Poggiani
Author: P. Popolizio
Author: M. Prato
Author: P. Puppo
Author: D. Rabeling
Author: P. Rapagnani
Author: J. Read
Author: T. Regimbau
Author: H. Rehbein
Author: Stuart D. Reid
Author: L. Rezzolla
Author: F. Ricci
Author: F. Richard
Author: A. Rocchi
Author: S. Rowan
Author: A. Rüdiger
Author: B. Sassolas
Author: B. Sathyaprakash
Author: R. Schnabel
Author: C. Schwarz
Author: P. Seidel
Author: A. Sintes
Author: K. Somiya
Author: F. Speirits
Author: K. Strain
Author: S. Strigin
Author: P. Sutton
Author: S. Tarabrin
Author: A. Thüring
Author: J. van den Brand
Author: C. van Leewen
Author: M. van Veggel
Author: C. van den Broeck
Author: A. Vecchio
Author: J. Veitch
Author: F. Vetrano
Author: A. Vicere
Author: S. Vyatchanin
Author: B. Willke
Author: G. Woan
Author: P. Wolfango
Author: K. Yamamoto

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