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First LIGO search for gravitational wave bursts from cosmic (super)strings

BP Abbott, R Abbott, R Adhikari, P Ajith, B Allen, G Allen, RS Amin, SB Anderson, WG Anderson, MA Arain, M Araya, H Armandula, P Armor, Y Aso, S Aston, P Aufmuth, C Aulbert, S Babak, P Baker, S Ballmer Show all

Physical Review D | AMER PHYSICAL SOC | Published : 2009

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank Irit Maor and Alexander Vilenkin for useful discussions. The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the United States National Science Foundation for the construction and operation of the LIGO Laboratory and the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research 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. The authors also gratefully acknowledge the support of the research by these agencies and by the Australian Research Council, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research of India, the Department of Science and Technology of India, the Spanish Ministerio de Educacion y Ciencia, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Leverhulme Trust, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Research Corporation, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. LIGO DCC No. LIGO-P0900026.