The status of GEO 600

K. A. Strain, B. Allen, C. A. Cantley

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The GEO 600 laser interferometer with 600m armlength is part of a worldwide network of gravitational wave detectors. GEO 600 is unique in having advanced multiple pendulum suspensions with a monolithic last stage and in employing a signal recycled optical design. This paper describes the recent commissioning of the interferometer and its operation in signal recycled mode.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings Volume 5500, Gravitational Wave and Particle Astrophysics Detectors
Place of PublicationBellingham, WA USA
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 29 Sep 2004


  • geo 600 data
  • gravitational waves
  • laser interferometer


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