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Effects of data quality vetoes on a search for compact binary coalescences in Advanced LIGO's first observing run

Abbott, Benjamin P.; Abbott, Richard; Abbott, Thomas D.; Altin, Paul; Chow, Jong; Mansell, Georgia; McClelland, David; McManus, David; McRae, Terry; Nguyen, Thanh; Rabeling, David; Scott, Susan M.; Shaddock, Daniel; Slagmolen, Bram; Wade, Andrew; Ward, Robert; Abernathy, M.; Acernese, Fausto; Ackley, K.; Adams, Catherine Anne; Adams, T.; Addesso, P.; Adhikari, Rana; Adya, V.

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The first observing run of Advanced LIGO spanned 4 months, from 12 September 2015 to 19 January 2016, during which gravitational waves were directly detected from two binary black hole systems, namely GW150914 and GW151226. Confident detection of gravitational waves requires an understanding of instrumental transients and artifacts that can reduce the sensitivity of a search. Studies of the quality of the detector data yield insights into the cause of instrumental artifacts and data quality...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-02-14
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/205547
Source: Classical and Quantum Gravity
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6382/aaaafa
Access Rights: Open Access

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