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Apparatus to Measure Optical Scatter of Coatings Versus Annealing Temperature

Smith, Joshua R. and Adhikari, Rana X. and Aleman, Katerin M. and Avila-Alvarez, Adrian and Billingsley, Garilynn and Gleckl, Amy and Guerrero, Jazlyn and Markosyan, Ashot and Penn, Steven D. and Rocha, Juan A. and Rose, Dakota and Wright, Robert (2019) Apparatus to Measure Optical Scatter of Coatings Versus Annealing Temperature. . (Submitted)

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Light scattered by amorphous thin-film optical coatings limits the sensitivity of interferometric gravitational-wave detectors. We describe an imaging scatterometer to assess the role that crystal growth during annealing plays in this scatter.

Item Type:Report or Paper (Discussion Paper)
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Adhikari, Rana X.0000-0002-5731-5076
Billingsley, Garilynn0000-0002-4141-2744
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LIGO DocumentP1700151
Classification Code:OCIS codes: (290.1483) BSDF, BRDF, and BTDF; (240.0310) Thin films
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ID Code:94591
Deposited By: Joy Painter
Deposited On:09 Apr 2019 19:53
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