Strain, K.A. (2000) Interferometer configurations-an overview. In: 3rd Eduardo Amaldi conference on gravitational waves, July 1999, Pasadena, CA.
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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1291854
The configuration of an interferometer, i.e. the disposition of the optical components which compose it, is chosen to provide sensitivity to a wide range of signals. Two basic configurations-Michelson and Sagnac interferometers-are described, as well as a range of advanced `extensions' which improve performance. The main limitations to sensitivity are discussed and methods of pushing the limits in the future are introduced.
|Item Type:||Conference Proceedings|
|Glasgow Author(s):||Strain, Prof Kenneth|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|College/School:||College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy|
|Journal Name:||AIP Conference Proceedings|