TAMA Status Report

Kanda, Nobuyuki
June 2000
International Journal of Modern Physics D: Gravitation, Astrophy;Jun2000, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p233
Academic Journal
TAMA 300 m laser interferometric gravitational wave detector operated in August and September 1999. We had total four night operation with best strain sensitivity of 3 × 10[sub -20]. The longest continuous locking is over 7 hours. The calibration of the interferometer sensitivity was archived with 1% accuracy in Δh/h. TAMA Phase-I sensitivity is evaluated as S/N ∼ 10 for 10 kpc event.


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