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Search for gravitational waves associated with gamma-ray bursts during Ligo science run 6 and Virgo science runs 2 and 3

Chow, Jong; Chua, Sheon; Inta, Ra; Lam, Ping Koy; McClelland, David; Miller, John; Mow-Lowry, C; Mullavey, Adam; Nguyen, Thanh; Scott, Susan M; Zhao, Chunnong; Hurley, K C; Shaddock, Daniel; Slagmolen, Bram; Stefszky, Michael; Wade, Andrew; Abadie, J; Abbott, B; Adhikari, A; Adhikari, Rana; Arai, Koji; Blackburn, James Kent; Patel, P; Wallace, L; Weinstein, A; Willems, P; Acernese, F; Adams, C; Allen, B; Anderson, WG; Arain, M; Aston, S; Barone, F; Bartos, I; Basti, A; Beker, M G; Beyersdorf, P T; Blair, David Gerald; Blom, M; Bose, S; Brau, J E; Bulten, H.J.; Byer, Robert L; Cao, J; Charlton, Philip; Christensen, N; Chung, C. T.Y.; Conte, R.; Coward, D; Danilishin, S L; Dooley, Katherine L; Dumas, J-C; Factourovich, M; Fairhurst, S; Fan, Y; Finn, Lee; Fricke, Tobin T; Frolov, V; Gehrels, N; Genin, E; Giaime, J; Gras, S; Greenhalgh, R. J. S.; Gustafson, R; Hammer, D; Jones, D I; Kawabe, Keita; Khazanov, E; Landry, M; Lockerbie, N.A.; Mandic, V.; Meadors, G.D.; Melatos, Andrew; Melissinos, A; Mendell, G; Mitrofanov, V P; Mueller, Guido; Munch, Jesper; Owen, Benjamin; Penn, S; Reed, C M; Reitze, D; Riles, K; Sammut, L; Sathyaprakash, B; Saulson, P; Savage, R; Schofield, R; Schwinberg, P; Sigg, D; Sintes, A; Strigin, S; Summerscales, T.Z.; Susmithan, S; Talukder, D; Tanner, D B; Veitch, Peter John; Vinet, J-Y; Vorvick, C; Waldman, S; Wang, Xiaofeng

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We present the results of a search for gravitational waves associated with 154 gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) that were detected by satellite-based gamma-ray experiments in 2009-2010, during the sixth LIGO science run and the second and third Virgo science runs. We perform two distinct searches: a modeled search for coalescences of either two neutron stars or a neutron star and black hole, and a search for generic, unmodeled gravitational-wave bursts. We find no evidence for gravitational-wave...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71674
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/760/1/12

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