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Extension of gravity-wave interferometer operation to low frequencies

Drever, Ronald W. P. and Augst, Steven J. (2002) Extension of gravity-wave interferometer operation to low frequencies. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 19 (7). pp. 2005-2011. ISSN 0264-9381. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20151224-112129683

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Abstract

Experiments relating to concepts for extending interferometer operation, particularly at low frequencies, are discussed. This includes work with suspensions connected by a suspension-point interferometer. A new concept for achieving similar frequency extension without requiring an additional interferometer between suspensions is outlined, as well as a technique for improving positioning of laser beams relative to centres of gravity of test masses in gravity-wave interferometers and other instruments.


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Additional Information:© 2002 IOP Publishing Ltd. Received 10 October 2001, in final form 18 January 2002. Published 18 March 2002. We would like to thank S I Vass for invaluable assistance in constructing and setting up much of the apparatus and D S Sullivan who joined the work very recently. We thank the LIGO Project for loans of equipment and P Willems and colleagues in LSC for other assistance. The work is supported in part by the National Science Foundation, under grant PHY-9722112, and by the California Institute of Technology.
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Official Citation:Extension of gravity-wave interferometer operation to low frequencies Ronald W P Drever and Steven J Augst Published 18 March 2002. Classical and Quantum Gravity, Volume 19, Number 7
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