MiniGRAIL

Gravitational Radiation Antenna In Leiden

Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Publications


Sensitivity of a Spherical Resonant Gravitational Wave Detector
Florian Dubath, Jerome Extermann and Luciano Gottardi
In preparation, preprint: gr-qc/0608106

SQUID developments for the gravitational wave antenna MiniGRAIL
J. Pleikies, O. Usenko, K.H. Kuit, J. Flokstra, A. de Waard, and G. Frossati
Accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the ASC 2006 Applied Superconductivity Conference, Seatle, USA, August 27 - September 1, 2006.

Complete model of a spherical gravitational wave detector with capacitive transducers: Calibration and sensitivity optimization
L. Gottardi
PHYSICAL REVIEW D 75, 022002 (2007)

SQUID developments for high accuracy current measurements in the kHz frequency range
J. Pleikies, K.H. Kuit, J. Flokstra, M. Podt, L. Gottardi, A. de Waard, O. Usenko, G. Frossati
Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Low Temperature Electronics, WOLTE-7, ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 21 - 23 June 2006

Preparing for science run 1 of MiniGRAIL
A. de Waard et al
Proceedings of the 6th Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational waves, Bankoku Shinryoukan Kise Nago, Okinawa Japan, June 20-24, 2005 - Class. Quantum Grav. 23 (2006) S79S84

MiniGRAIL, progress report 2004
A. de Waard et al
Proceedings of the 5th International LISA Symposium, European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Classical and Quantum gravity 2, S215 - S219 (2005)

Present status of MiniGRAIL
G. Frossati et al
Accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the 10th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 20-26, 2003

Cooling down MiniGRAIL to milli-Kelvin temperatures
A. de Waard et al
Proceedings of the 5th Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational waves, Green Park Resort, Tirrenia (Pisa), Italy Classical and Quantum gravity 21 nr 5 (2004), S465-S471

Two-stage SQUID systems and transducers development for MiniGrail
L. Gottardi et al
Accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the 5th Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational waves, Green Park Resort, Tirrenia (Pisa), Italy Classical and Quantum gravity (2004)

A spherical gravitational wave detector readout by nearly quantum limited SQUIDs
M. Podt et al
Supercond. Sci. Technol. 16 (2003), 1531-1535

Ultralow-temperature resonant gravitational wave detectors, present state and future prospects
G. Frossati
Advances in Space Research, vol.32 (2003), No 7, 1227-1232

MiniGRAIL, the first spherical gravitational wave detector
A. de Waard, L. Gottardi, J. van Houwelingen, A. Shumack and G. Frossati
Proceedings of the 4th International LISA symposium (Penn State University, USA) Classical and Quantum gravity 20 nr 10 (2003), S143

Resonance widening in spherical GW detectors: model descriptions of the dissipation processes
E. Coccia, V. Fafone, G. Frossati, A. de Waard, and J.A. Lobo
gr-qc/0210093

MiniGRAIL, Progress report 2001; The first cool-down
A. de Waard, L. Gottardi and G. Frossati
Proceedings of the 4th Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational waves (Perth, Australia) Classical and Quantum gravity 19 nr 7 (2002) 1935

Preliminary tests of a 2 mode inductive transducer for MiniGRAIL
L. Gottardi, A. de Waard and G. Frossati
Proceedings of the 4th Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational waves (Perth, Australia) Classical and Quantum gravity 19 nr 7 (2002) 1943

Spherical Gravitational Wave Detectors; Quality factor and cooling of a small CuAl6% sample
A. de Waard, L. Gottardi and G. Frossati
Proceedings of the 9th Marcel Grossmann Meeting on Grneral Relativity (Rome, Italy, 2000), edited by Vahe Gurzadyan, Robert T. Jantzen and Remo Ruffini, World Scientific, 2002.

New technique to measure the mechanical quality factor of metals using spherical samples
A. de Waard, G. Frossati, J.P. Zendri, E. Coccia and V. Fafone
Proceedings of the LT22, Physica B 280 (2000) 535

MiniGRAIL, a 65 cm spherical antenna
A. de Waard and G. Frossati
Proceedings of the 3th Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational waves (Passadena, USA), edited by Sydney Meshkov (1999) 268

A hollow sphere as a detector of gravitational radiation
E. Coccia, V. Fafone, G. Frossati, J.A. Lobo and J.A. Ortega
Phys.Rev. D 57 (1998) 2051-2060
gr-qc/9707059

Very low temperature measurements of quality factors of copper alloys for resonant gravitational wave antennae
G. Frossati, D. Maas, H. Postma, A. de Waard en J.P. Zendri
OMNI-1 Proceedings, edited by W.F. Velloso Jr., O.D. Aguiar and N.S. Magalhaes (World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1997) 179

Very low temperature measurements of quality factors of copper alloys for resonant gravitational wave antennae
G. Frossati, H. Postma, A. de Waard en J.P. Zendri
Proc. Int. Conf. On Gravitational Waves, Sources and Detectors, V.I. Ciufolini, F. Fidecareo, World Scientific (1997), 297