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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1996
  • pp: 582–584

Ultrahigh-spectral-purity laser for the VIRGO experiment

F. Bondu, P. Fritschel, C. N. Man, and A. Brillet  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 8, pp. 582-584 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000582


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Abstract

We report on the frequency stabilization and on the measurement of the spectral density of frequency fluctuations (range 20 Hz to 20 kHz) and of the Allan variance (0.02 ms to 105 s) of a Nd:YAG laser for the VIRGO interferometric detector of gravitational waves. The short-term frequency fluctuations presented here compare favorably with those of other known oscillators. The Allan variance is better than 10−14 for all measurement times below 0.1 s.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 25, 1995
Published: April 15, 1996

Citation
F. Bondu, P. Fritschel, C. N. Man, and A. Brillet, "Ultrahigh-spectral-purity laser for the VIRGO experiment," Opt. Lett. 21, 582-584 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-8-582


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