First low frequency all-sky search for continuous gravitational wave signals
J Aasi, 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 Show all
Physical Review D | AMER PHYSICAL SOC | Published : 2016
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The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) for the construction and operation of the LIGO Laboratory, as well as 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. The authors gratefully acknowledge 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, Department of Science and Technology, India; Science and Engineering Research Board, India; Ministry of Human Resource Development, India; the Spanish Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad; the Conselleria d'Economia i Competitivitat and Conselleria d'Educacio; 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; the Lyon Institute of Origins; the National Research Foundation of Korea; Industry Canada and the Province of Ontario through the Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation; the National 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 the provision of computational resources. The authors are also grateful to the anonymous referees for their comments, which helped to improve the clarity of the paper.