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

David Ottaway, Joseph Betzwieser, Stefan Ballmer, Sam Waldman, William Kells

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)450-452
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume31
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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