Mechanical filters for the gravitational waves detector VIRGO: Performance of a two-stage suspension

Braccini, S.; Bradaschia, C.; Del Fabbro, R.; Di Virgilio, A.; Ferrante, I.; Fidecaro, F.; Flaminio, R.; Gennai, A.; Giazotto, A.; La Penna, P.; Losurdo, G.; Palla, F.; Pasqualetti, A.; Passuello, D.; Poggiani, R.; Zhang, Z.
October 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Oct97, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p3904
Academic Journal
Describes the development of mechanical filters using cantilever springs as elastic elements for the seismic isolation system of the VIRGO gravitational wave detector. Construction of a two-stage suspension to study the attenuation performance of individual filters combine when the filters are cascaded; Mechanical filter description.


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