Journal article

All-sky search for long-duration gravitational wave transients with initial LIGO

BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, MR Abernathy, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, P Addesso, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, A Ain, P Ajith, B Allen, A Allocca Show all

Physical Review D | AMER PHYSICAL SOC | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) for the construction and operation of the LIGO Laboratory; the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) of the United Kingdom, the Max-Planck-Society (MPS), and the State of Niedersachsen/Germany for support of the construction and operation of the GEO600 detector; and the Italian Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN) and the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) for the construction and operation of the Virgo detector and the creation and support of the EGO consortium. The authors also gratefully acknowledge research support from these agencies as well as by the Australian Research Council; the International Science Linkages program of the Commonwealth of Australia; the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research of India; the Department of Science and Technology, India; the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), India; the Ministry of Human Resource Development, India; the Spanish Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad; the Conselleria d'Economia i Competitivitat and Conselleria d'Educaci, Cultura i Universitats of the Govern de les Illes Balears; the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter supported by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research; the National Science Centre of Poland; the European Union; the Royal Society; the Scottish Funding Council; the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance; the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; the Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA); the Lyon Institute of Origins (LIO); the National Research Foundation of Korea; Industry Canada and the Province of Ontario through the Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation; the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council, Canada; the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation; the Carnegie Trust; the Leverhulme Trust; the David and Lucile Packard Foundation; the Research Corporation; and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the NSF, STFC, MPS, INFN, CNRS and the State of Niedersachsen/Germany for provision of computational resources.