First narrow-band search for continuous gravitational waves from known pulsars in advanced detector data
BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, P Addesso, RX Adhikari, VB Adya, C Affeldt, M Afrough, B Agarwal, M Agathos, K Agatsuma, N Aggarwal, OD Aguiar, L Aiello, A Ain, B Allen Show all
Physical Review D | AMER PHYSICAL SOC | Published : 2017
The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) for the construction and operation of the LIGO Laboratory and Advanced LIGO as well as the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) of the United Kingdom; the Max-Planck-Society (MPS); the State of Niedersachsen/Germany for support of the construction of Advanced LIGO and construction and operation of the GEO600 detector. Additional support for Advanced LIGO was provided by the Australian Research Council. The authors gratefully acknowledge the Italian Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN); the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS); the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter supported by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, 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 Council of Scientific and Industrial Research of India; Department of Science and Technology, India; Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), India; Ministry of Human Resource Development, India; the Spanish Agencia Estatal de Investigacion; the Vicepresidencia i Conselleria d'Innovacio; Recerca i Turisme and the Conselleria d'Educacio i Universitat del Govern de les Illes Balears; the Conselleria d'Educacio, Investigacio, Cultura i Esport de la Generalitat Valenciana; the National Science Centre of Poland; the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF); the Russian Foundation for Basic Research; the Russian Science Foundation; the European Commission; the European Regional Development Funds (ERDF); the Royal Society; the Scottish Funding Council; the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance; 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; Canadian Institute for Advanced Research; the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations, and Communications; International Center for Theoretical Physics South American Institute for Fundamental Research (ICTP-SAIFR); Russian Foundation for Basic Research; Research Grants Council of Hong Kong; the Leverhulme Trust, the Research Corporation; Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST); Taiwan and the Kavli 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. Pulsar observations with the Lovell telescope and their analyses are supported through a consolidated grant from the STFC in the U.K. The Nancay Radio Observatory is operated by the Paris Observatory, associated with the French CNRS.