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Background to the discovery of gravitational waves

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Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Physics, Leninskie Gory 1 build. 2, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation

On 14 September, 2015, the two detectors of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) in the US recorded the first direct detection of gravitational waves. This paper reviews the contributions to this discovery by V.B. Braginsky's group at the Physics Department of Lomonosov Moscow State University.

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Keywords: gravitational waves, Advanced LIGO interferometer, noise in gravitational wave detectors, quantum measurements
PACS: 04.30.−w, 04.80.Nn, 95.55.Ym (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.2016.03.037811
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2016/9/f/
Citation: Braginsky V B, Bilenko I A, Vyatchanin S P, Gorodetsky M L, Mitrofanov V P, Prokhorov L G, Strigin S E, Khalili F Ya "Background to the discovery of gravitational waves" Phys. Usp. 59 879–885 (2016)
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Received: 19th, May 2016, 2nd, March 2016

Оригинал: Брагинский В Б, Биленко И А, Вятчанин С П, Городецкий М Л, Митрофанов В П, Прохоров Л Г, Стрыгин С Е, Халили Ф Я «Дорога к открытию гравитационных волн» УФН 186 968–974 (2016); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.2016.03.037811

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