Reference on kuibit.sensitivity_curves¶
The sensitivity_curves
module contains the power spectral
distribution of the noise of known detectors. The available ones are:

kuibit.sensitivity_curves.
Sn_CE1
(freqs)[source]¶ Return the average power spectral density noise for Einstein Telescope in 1/Hz.
Note
The data was downloaded from https://cosmicexplorer.org/data/CE1_strain.txt and has range
fmin=3
,fmax=10000
(Hz).The resampling to the requested frequencies is done considering the values of the nearest neighbors.
 Parameters
freqs (1d NumPy array) – Frequencies in Hz over which to evaluate the sensitivity curve.
 Returns
CE1 sensitivity curve in 1/Hz.
 Return type

kuibit.sensitivity_curves.
Sn_CE2
(freqs)[source]¶ Return the average power spectral density noise for Einstein Telescope in 1/Hz.
Note
The data was downloaded from https://cosmicexplorer.org/data/CE2_strain.txt and has range
fmin=3
,fmax=10000
(Hz).The resampling to the requested frequencies is done considering the values of the nearest neighbors.
 Parameters
freqs (1d NumPy array) – Frequencies in Hz over which to evaluate the sensitivity curve.
 Returns
CE2 sensitivity curve in 1/Hz.
 Return type

kuibit.sensitivity_curves.
Sn_ET_B
(freqs)[source]¶ Return the average power spectral density noise for Einstein Telescope (variant B) in 1/Hz.
Note
The data was downloaded from https://apps.etgw.eu/tds/?content=3&r=14323 and has range
fmin=1
,fmax=10000
(Hz). Parameters
freqs (1d NumPy array) – Frequencies in Hz over which to evaluate the sensitivity curve.
 Returns
ETB sensitivity curve in 1/Hz.
 Return type

kuibit.sensitivity_curves.
Sn_KAGRA_D
(freqs)[source]¶ Return the average power spectral density noise for KAGRA in 1/Hz.
Note
The data was downloaded from https://granite.phys.s.utokyo.ac.jp/svn/LCGT/trunk/sensitivity/spectrum/BW2009_VRSED.dat and has range
fmin=1.00231
,fmax=10000
(Hz).The resampling to the requested frequencies is done considering the values of the nearest neighbors.
 Parameters
freqs (1d NumPy array) – Frequencies in Hz over to evaluate the sensitivity curve.
 Returns
KAGRA sensitivity curve in 1/Hz.
 Return type

kuibit.sensitivity_curves.
Sn_LISA
(freqs, arms_length=2500000000.0)[source]¶ Return the average power spectral density noise for LISA in 1/Hz.
The expression implemented is Equation (13) in https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.01944.
 Parameters
freqs (1d NumPy array) – Frequencies in Hz over which to evaluate the sensitivity curve.
arms_length (float) – Length of the detector’s arms in meters.
 Returns
LISA sensitivity curve in 1/Hz.
 Return type

kuibit.sensitivity_curves.
Sn_aLIGO
(freqs)[source]¶ Return the average power spectral density noise for advanced LIGO in 1/Hz. This is the ZeroDetunedHighPower noise curve.
Note
The data was downloaded from https://dcc.ligo.org/LIGOT1500293v11/public and has range
fmin=9
,fmax=8192
(Hz).The resampling to the requested frequencies is done considering the values of the nearest neighbors.
 Parameters
freqs (1d NumPy array) – Frequencies in Hz over to evaluate the sensitivity curve.
 Returns
Advanced LIGO ZeroDetuned HighPower sensitivity curve in 1/Hz.
 Return type

kuibit.sensitivity_curves.
Sn_aLIGO_plus
(freqs)[source]¶ Return the average power spectral density noise for Advanced LIGO + in 1/Hz.
Note
The data was downloaded from https://dcc.ligo.org/public/0149/T1800042/005/AplusDesign.txt and has range
fmin=5
,fmax=5000
(Hz).The resampling to the requested frequencies is done considering the values of the nearest neighbors.
 Parameters
freqs (1d NumPy array) – Frequencies in Hz over to evaluate the sensitivity curve.
 Returns
aLIGO+ sensitivity curve in 1/Hz.
 Return type

kuibit.sensitivity_curves.
Sn_voyager
(freqs)[source]¶ Return the average power spectral density noise for voyager in 1/Hz.
Note
The data was downloaded from https://dcc.ligo.org/LIGOT1500293v11/public and has range
fmin=5
,fmax=10000
(Hz).The resampling to the requested frequencies is done considering the values of the nearest neighbors.
 Parameters
freqs (1d NumPy array) – Frequencies in Hz over to evaluate the sensitivity curve.
 Returns
Voyager sensitivity curve in 1/Hz.
 Return type