Journal article

Thermal modelling of Advanced LIGO test masses

H Wang, C Blair, M Dovale Alvarez, A Brooks, MF Kasprzack, J Ramette, PM Meyers, S Kaufer, B O'Reilly, CM Mow-Lowry, A Freise

Classical and Quantum Gravity | IOP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2017

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Funding Acknowledgements

This work is supported by the LSC fellows program and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). LIGO was constructed by the California Institute of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology with funding from the National Science Foundation, and operates under Cooperative Agreement No. PHY-0757058. Advanced LIGO was built under Grant No. PHY-0823459. The authors would like to thank Haixing Miao, Daniel Brown, and Anna Green for comments and suggestions. The authors also thank the LIGO Livingston Observatory staff for additional support.