Levin, Yu. (1998) Quantum nondemolition and higher order effects for a nonlinear meter in an interferometric gravitational wave antenna. Physical Review D, 57 (4). pp. 2069-2078. ISSN 0556-2821 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:LEVprd98b
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A new optical topology and signal readout strategy for a laser interferometer gravitational wave detector were proposed recently by Braginsky and Khalili. Their method is based on using a nonlinear medium inside a microwave oscillator to detect the gravitational-wave-induced spatial shift of the interferometer’s standing optical wave. This paper proposes a quantum nondemolition scheme that could be realistically used for such a readout device and discusses a “fundamental” sensitivity limit imposed by a higher order optical effect.
|Additional Information:||©1998 The American Physical Society Received 11 March 1997 I want to thank Vladimir Braginsky for suggesting the problem, for interesting and useful discussions, Kip Thorne for reading carefully over the manuscript and making many useful suggestions, and Farid Khalili and Sergei Vyatchanin for interesting discussions. This work was supported in part by NSF Grant No. PHY-9424337.|
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