Tomographic wavefront sensors for advanced gravitational wave interferometers

Aidan F. Brooks, Thu Lan Kelly, Peter J. Veitch, Jesper Munch

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Abstract

We describe a tomographic Hartmann sensor with sensitivity of λ/1100 that can measure optical distortions in gravitational wave interferometers. Using an off-axis geometry we demonstrate reconstruction of on-axis optical distortions to a precision of λ/100.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006
DOIs
Publication statusPublished or Issued - 1 Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006 - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: 21 May 200626 May 2006

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006
CountryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA
Period21/05/0626/05/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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