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Gravitational-wave astronomy: new methods of measurements

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Physics, Vorobevy gory, Moscow, 119992, Russian Federation

The current status of gravitational-wave astronomy is reviewed. Advances in ground-based antennae are discussed and new methods of measurement that promise a considerable improvement in sensitivity are described. The promise held out by the improved antenna technologies is discussed.

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PACS: 04.30.−w, 04.80.Nn, 95.55.Ym, 95.85.Sz (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU2000v043n07ABEH000775
Citation: Braginskii V B "Gravitational-wave astronomy: new methods of measurements" Phys. Usp. 43 691–699 (2000)
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Оригинал: Брагинский В Б «Гравитационно-волновая астрономия: новые методы измерений» УФН 170 743–752 (2000); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0170.200007c.0743

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