Journal article

Validating gravitational-wave detections: The Advanced LIGO hardware injection system

C Biwer, D Barker, JC Batch, J Betzwieser, RP Fisher, E Goetz, S Kandhasamy, S Karki, JS Kissel, AP Lundgren, DM Macleod, A Mullavey, K Riles, JG Rollins, KA Thorne, E Thrane, TD Abbott, B Allen, DA Brown, P Charlton Show all

Physical Review D | AMER PHYSICAL SOC | Published : 2017

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Funding Acknowledgements

LIGO was constructed by the California Institute of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and operates under cooperative agreement PHY-0757058. Advanced LIGO was built under Grant No. PHY-0823459. Computations were carried out on the Syracuse University HTC Campus Grid which is supported by NSF Grant No. ACI-1341006. Fellowship support from the LIGO Laboratory for S. K. is gratefully acknowledged. C. B. and D. A. B. acknowledge support from NSF Grant No. PHY-1404395. K. R. acknowledges support from NSF Grant No. PHY-1505932. E. T. acknowledges support from the Australian Research Council Grant No. FT150100281 and CE170100004. P. S. acknowledges support from NSF Grant No. PHY-1404121. J. R. S. acknowledges support from NSF Grant No. PHY-1255650. J. V. acknowledges support from the Science and Technology Facilities Council Grant No. ST/K005014/1. J. L. and R. O. acknowledge support from NSF Grant No. PHY 1505629. C. B. would like to thank Laura Nuttall for providing useful suggestions and Collin Capano for the software injection data in Sec. III A. This paper carries the LIGO Document Number LIGO-P1600285.