Gravitational Waves

WEEK 15: DOPPLER TRACKING OF SPACECRAFT IN LF BAND; PULSAR TIMING IN VLF BAND; LIGO DATA ANALYSIS


Movies:

The following videos are played by the QuickTime Player, which can be downloaded here for free:
Quick Time for Macintosh
Quick Time for Linux [well, really it's Crossover, but it does the job]
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Lecture 27, tape 1 (John Armstrong:  Doppler tracking of spacecraft for GW detection in the low frequency band)

Lecture 27, tape 2 (Kip Thorne:  Pulsar timing for GW detection in the very low frequency band)

Lecture 28 (Albert Lazzarini: LIGO data analysis)

Notes for streaming video users:

If the QuickTime Player does not start  automatically when the above links are clicked, it might be due to a misconfiguration of the browser. Please try start the QuickTime Player and input the link texts (e.g., rtsp://elmer.tapir.caltech.edu/Lecture6_tape1_web.mov) manually.



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