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Optomechanical design and construction of a vacuum-compatible optical parametric oscillator for generation of squeezed light

Wade, A. R.; Mansell, G. L.; McRae, T. G.; Chua, S. S. Y.; Yap, M. J.; Ward, R. L.; Slagmolen, B. J. J.; Shaddock, D. A.; McClelland, D. E.


With the recent detection of gravitational waves, non-classical light sources are likely to become an essential element of future detectors engaged in gravitational wave astronomy and cosmology. Operating a squeezed light source under high vacuum has the advantages of reducing optical losses and phase noise compared to techniques where the squeezed light is introduced from outside the vacuum. This will ultimately provide enhanced sensitivity for modern interferometric gravitational wave...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-06-10
Type: Journal article
Source: The Review of scientific instruments
DOI: 10.1063/1.4953326
Access Rights: Open Access


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