Arm-length stabilisation for interferometric gravitational-wave detectors using frequency-doubled auxiliary lasers

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Mullavey, Adam J.; Slagmolen, Bram J. J.; Miller, John; Evans, Matthew; Fritschel, Peter; Sigg, Daniel; Waldman, Sam J.; Shaddock, Daniel A.; McClelland, David E.;
  • Publisher: Optical Society of America
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1364/OE.20.000081
  • Subject: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors
    arxiv: Physics::Optics | Physics::Accelerator Physics

Residual motion of the arm cavity mirrors is expected to prove one of the principal impediments to systematic lock acquisition in advanced gravitational-wave interferometers. We present a technique which overcomes this problem by employing auxiliary lasers at twice the ... View more
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