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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 14 — May. 10, 2007
  • pp: 2611–2614

Accurate measurement method of Fabry–Perot cavity parameters via optical transfer function

François Bondu and Olivier Debieu  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 14, pp. 2611-2614 (2007)

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It is shown how the transfer function from frequency noise to a Pound–Drever–Hall signal for a Fabry–Perot cavity can be used to accurately measure cavity length, cavity linewidth, mirror curvature, misalignments, laser beam shape mismatching with resonant beam shape, and cavity impedance mismatching with respect to vacuum.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2230) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Fabry-Perot
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: October 11, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: January 8, 2007
Published: April 23, 2007

François Bondu and Olivier Debieu, "Accurate measurement method of Fabry-Perot cavity parameters via optical transfer function," Appl. Opt. 46, 2611-2614 (2007)

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