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The Big Bang Observer: High Laser Power for Gravitational Wave Astrophysics

Harry, Gregory M. and Folkner, William and Fritschel, Peter and Phinney, E. Sterl and Shaddock, Daniel A. (2007) The Big Bang Observer: High Laser Power for Gravitational Wave Astrophysics. In: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies. Optical Society of America , Washington, DC, paper PThB2. ISBN 1557528349. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20170420-124913677

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Abstract

The Big Bang Observer is a proposed space-based gravitational-wave detector which will utilize two 300 W, 355 nm wavelength lasers on each of three spacecraft. This wavelength will be achieved by frequency tripling Nd:YAG lasers.


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Official Citation:G. M. Harry, W. Folkner, P. Fritschel, E. S. Phinney, and D. A. Shaddock, "The Big Bang Observer: High Laser Power for Gravitational Wave Astrophysics," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper PThB2.
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