SEARCHES FOR GRAVITATIONAL WAVES FROM KNOWN PULSARS WITH SCIENCE RUN 5 LIGO DATA
BP Abbott, R Abbott, F Acernese, R Adhikari, P Ajith, B Allen, G Allen, M Alshourbagy, RS Amin, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, F Antonucci, S Aoudia, MA Arain, M Araya, H Armandula, P Armor, KG Arun, Y Aso, S Aston Show all
Astrophysical Journal | IOP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2010
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The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the United States National Science Foundation for the construction and operation of the LIGO Laboratory, the Science and Technology Facilities Council of the United Kingdom, the Max-Planck-Society, 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 and the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique for the construction and operation of the Virgo detector. The authors also gratefully acknowledge the support of the research by these agencies and by the Australian Research Council, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research of India, the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare of Italy, the Spanish Ministerio de Educacion y Ciencia, the Conselleria d'Economia Hisenda i Innovacio of the Govern de les Illes Balears, the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter supported by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, the Royal Society, the Scottish Funding Council, the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the FOCUS Programme of Foundation for Polish Science, the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Carnegie Trust, the Leverhulme Trust, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Research Corporation, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. LIGO Document No. LIGO-P080112-v5. Pulsar research at UBC is supported by a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Grant. The Parkes radio telescope is part of the Australia Telescope which is funded by the Commonwealth Government for operation as a National Facility managed by CSIRO. The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is a facility of the United States National Science Foundation operated under cooperative agreement by Associated Universities, Inc. We thank Maura McLaughlin for useful discussions.