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Audley, H; Danzmann, K; García Marín, A; et al,; Jetzer, P (2011). The LISA Pathfinder interferometry-hardware and system testing. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 28(9):094003.

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Abstract

Preparations for the LISA Pathfinder mission have reached an exciting stage. Tests of the engineering model (EM) of the optical metrology system have recently been completed at the Albert Einstein Institute, Hannover, and flight model tests are now underway. Significantly, they represent the first complete integration and testing of the space-qualified hardware and are the first tests on an optical system level. The results and test procedures of these campaigns will be utilized directly in the ground-based flight hardware tests, and subsequently during in-flight operations. In addition, they allow valuable testing of the data analysis methods using the MATLAB-based LTP data analysis toolbox. This paper presents an overview of the results from the EM test campaign that was successfully completed in December 2009.

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Theoretical Physics
DDC:530 Physics
Language:English
Date:May 2011
Deposited On:19 Feb 2012 19:49
Last Modified:13 Dec 2013 14:25
Publisher:Institute of Physics Publishing
ISSN:0264-9381 (P) 1361-6382 (E)
Publisher DOI:10.1088/0264-9381/28/9/094003
Citations:Web of Science®. Times Cited: 10
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