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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 1995
  • pp: 1507–1509

Demonstration of a power-recycled Michelson interferometer with Fabry–Perot arms by frontal modulation

M. W. Regehr, F. J. Raab, and S. E. Whitcomb  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 20, Issue 13, pp. 1507-1509 (1995)

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Large-scale gravitational-wave detectors currently under construction such as the LIGO detectors use multiple-mirror resonant optical systems containing several surfaces at which the relative phase of interfering light beams must be controlled. We describe a tabletop experiment that demonstrates a scheme for extracting signals in such an interferometer corresponding to deviations from perfect interference.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 22, 1995
Published: July 1, 1995

M. W. Regehr, F. J. Raab, and S. E. Whitcomb, "Demonstration of a power-recycled Michelson interferometer with Fabry–Perot arms by frontal modulation," Opt. Lett. 20, 1507-1509 (1995)

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