Scaling law in signal recycled laser-interferometer gravitational-wave detectors

@article{Buonanno2003ScalingLI,
  title={Scaling law in signal recycled laser-interferometer gravitational-wave detectors},
  author={Alessandra Buonanno and Yanbei Chen},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2003},
  volume={67},
  pages={062002}
}
By mapping the signal-recycling (SR) optical configuration to a three-mirror cavity, and then to a single detuned cavity, we express the SR optomechanical dynamics, input-output relation, and noise spectral density in terms of only three characteristic parameters: the (free) optical resonant frequency and decay time of the entire interferometer, and the laser power circulating in the arm cavities. These parameters, and therefore the properties of the interferometer, are invariant under an… Expand
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