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In situ measurement of absorption in high-power interferometers by using beam diameter measurements

Ottaway, David and Betzwieser, Joseph and Ballmer, Stefan and Waldman, Sam and Kells, William (2006) In situ measurement of absorption in high-power interferometers by using beam diameter measurements. Optics Letters, 31 (4). pp. 450-452. ISSN 0146-9592. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:OTTol06

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Abstract

We present a simple technique to make in situ measurements of the absorption in the optics of high-power laser interferometers. The measurement is particularly useful to those commissioning large-scale high power optical systems.


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Additional Information:© 2006 Optical Society of America Original Manuscript: October 27, 2005; Manuscipt Accepted: November 15, 2005 This work is supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement PHY-0107417, LIGO Internal DCC LIGO-P050028-01-R. The authors gratefully acknowledge helpful discussions with Keita Kawabe, Fred Raab, and Rick Savage.
Subject Keywords:Interferometry; Thermal effects
Issue or Number:4
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Deposited On:13 Apr 2006
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