Standard detector references (December 2019):


Advanced Detectors

Gravitational Wave Detector Network:

B.P. Abbott et al., Prospects for Localization of Gravitational Wave Transients by the Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo Observatories,
https://doi.org/10.1007/s41114-018-0012-9; arXiv:1304.0670; bibtex

LIGO:

J. Aasi et al., Advanced LIGO, Class. Quantum Grav. 32 074001 (2015)
http://iopscience.iop.org/0264-9381/32/7/074001/; arxiv:1411.4547; bibtex

O3 LIGO performance:

M. Tse et al., Quantum-Enhanced Advanced LIGO Detectors in the Era of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 231107 (2019)
https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.231107

Additional Advanced LIGO references:

G.M. Harry (for the LIGO Scientific Collaboration); Class. Quantum Grav. 27 084006 (2010), Advanced LIGO: the next generation of gravitational wave detectors
http://iopscience.iop.org/0264-9381/27/8/084006; bibtex

Advanced LIGO anticipated sensitivity curves https://dcc.ligo.org/LIGO-T1800044/public

aLIGO reference design: https://dcc.ligo.org/LIGO-M060056/public

LIGO-India:
B. Iyer, et al., LIGO-India Tech. rep. (2011), https://dcc.ligo.org/LIGO-M1100296/public

A+ reference (placeholder for now):
B.P. Abbott et al., Observing Scenarios Paper (2020 update), https://arxiv.org/abs/1304.0670

Advanced Virgo:

F. Acernese, et al., Advanced Virgo: a 2nd generation interferometric gravitational wave detector, Class. Quantum Grav. 32 024001 (2015)
http://iopscience.iop.org/0264-9381/32/2/024001/; arxiv:1408.3978; bibtex

O3 Virgo performance:

F. Acernese et al. (Virgo Collaboration), Increasing the Astrophysical Reach of the Advanced Virgo Detector via the Application of Squeezed Vacuum States of Light Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 231108 (2019)
https://journals-aps-org.proxy.lib.umich.edu/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.231108

Additional Advanced Virgo references:

Advanced Virgo Baseline Design, The Virgo Collaboration, note VIR-027A-09 May 16, 2009
https://tds.virgo-gw.eu/?call_file=VIR-0027A-09.pdf

The Virgo Collaboration, Advanced Virgo Technical Design Report https://tds.ego-gw.it/ql/?c=8940

GEO HF:

H Luck, C Affeldt, J Degallaix, A Freise, H Grote, M Hewitson, S Hild, J Leong, M Prijatelj, K A Strain, B Willke, H Wittel and K Danzmann: The upgrade of GEO600, Journal of physics: conference series 228, 012012 (2010) bibtex

C. Affeldt et. al.: "Advanced techniques in GEO600" 2014 Class. Quantum Grav. 31 224002 http://iopscience.iop.org/0264-9381/31/22/224002

K L Dooley, J R Leong, T Adams, C Affeldt, A Bisht, C Bogan, J Degallaix, C Graf, S Hild, J Hough: "GEO 600 and the GEO-HF upgrade program: successes and challenges" 2016 Class. Quantum Grav. 33 075009 https://iopscience.iop.org/0264-9381/33/7/075009

KAGRA:

Y. Aso, Y. Michimura, K. Somiya, M. Ando, O. Miyakawa, T. Sekiguchi, D. Tatsumi, and H. Yamamoto, Interferometer design of the KAGRA gravitational wave detector, Phys. Rev. D, 88, 043007 (2013), https://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevD.88.043007

K. Somiya (for the KAGRA collaboration), Class. Quantum Grav., 29, 124007 (2012)


Initial Detectors

LIGO:

S5:

B. Abbott, et al., Rep. Prog. Phys. 72" (2009) 076901 [ arXiv: 0711:3041 ]; bibtex

Public sensitivity curves:
https://dcc.ligo.org/LIGO-T0900499/public

S6:

J. Aasi et al., Characterization of the LIGO detectors during their sixth science run [arXiv: 1410.7764 ]; bibtex

Public sensitivity curves:
https://dcc.ligo.org/LIGO-T1100338/public;

Virgo:

T Accadia, et al., 2012, Virgo: a laser interferometer to detect gravitational waves;Journal of Instrumentation, 7, P03012
http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-0221/7/03/P03012; bibtex

GEO600:

H Grote and the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Class. Quantum Grav. 27 084003 (2010)
http://iopscience.iop.org/0264-9381/27/8/084003/; bibtex



Third-generation Detectors



Einstein Telescope:
M. Punturo et al.:
"The third generation of gravitational wave observatories and their
science reach", Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2010, 27, 084007

S. Hild et al.:
"Sensitivity studies for third-generation gravitational wave observatories",
Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2011, 28, Issue 9, pp. 094013

Design study:
"Einstein gravitational wave Telescope (ET) conceptual design study",
(originally ET-0106C-10, 2011), http://www.et-gw.eu/index.php/etdsdocument

Cosmic Explorer:
B.P. Abbott et al.:
"Exploring the sensitivity of next generation gravitational wave detectors"
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-6382/aa51f4

D. Reitze et al.:
"Cosmic Explorer: The U.S. Contribution to Gravitational-Wave Astronomy beyond LIGO"
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.04833