LIGO Document G1901882-v1

Advanced LIGO: The Science and Technology Behind the Detections of Gravitational Waves

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LIGO-G1901882-v1
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A presentation for the 2019 IEEE Photonics Conference, San Antonio, TX, Oct 2 2019

Abstract: LIGO has recently made revolutionary discoveries in astrophysics with the first detections of gravitational waves. In this talk, I will focus on the optical technologies behind the Advanced LIGO detectors as well as present challenges we face for improving those detectors in the future.

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