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Upper limits from the LIGO and TAMA detectors on the rate of gravitational-wave bursts

Cusack, B J; McClelland, David; Scott, Susan M; Searle, Antony; Wette, Karl; Heefner, J; Heurs, M; Hough, J; Ivanov, A

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We report on the first joint search for gravitational waves by the TAMA and LIGO collaborations. We looked for millisecond-duration unmodeled gravitational-wave bursts in 473 hr of coincident data collected during early 2003. No candidate signals were found. We set an upper limit of 0.12 events per day on the rate of detectable gravitational-wave bursts, at 90% confidence level. From software simulations, we estimate that our detector network was sensitive to bursts with root-sum-square strain...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/82149
Source: Physical Review D
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.122004

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