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  • Vol. 34, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1995
  • pp: 186–189

Vibration transducer using an ultrashort Fabry–Perot cavity

Norikatsu Mio and Kimio Tsubono  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 34, Issue 1, pp. 186-189 (1995)

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We report here on the development of an optical transducer for mechanical vibration, making use of an ultrashort Fabry–Perot cavity. The noise level measured by a cavity 150 μm long is ~1.3 × 10−16 m/√Hz at ~1 kHz, which was obtained without a frequency-stabilization system. It was, however, large compared with the shot noise.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 28, 1994
Published: January 1, 1995

Norikatsu Mio and Kimio Tsubono, "Vibration transducer using an ultrashort Fabry–Perot cavity," Appl. Opt. 34, 186-189 (1995)

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