A long-period vertical vibration isolator for gravitational wave detection

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    Abstract

    A novel design for a long-period passive vertical suspension system based on a torsion crank linkage is presented together with proof-of-concept measurements. A working range of centimetres and periods in excess of 20 s were obtained in agreement with theory. The design is cascadable with a horizontal isolator for 3D isolation. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science B.V.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-6
    JournalPhysics Letters A
    Volume243
    Issue numberN/A
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1998

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