Hartmann Wavefront Sensors for Advanced LIGO

Peter Veitch, Aidan Brooks, Won Kim, Carl Blair, Huy Cao, Greg Grabeel, Terra Hardwick, Matthew Heintze, Alastair Heponstall, Craig Ingram, Jesper Munch, David Ottaway, Thomas Vo

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The operation and sensitivity of the Advanced LIGO gravitational wave detector are degraded by absorption-induced wavefront distortion. We describe the use of ultra-sensitive Hartmann wavefront sensors to tune detector operation and optimize sensitivity.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ISBN (Print)9781943580422
Publication statusPublished - 6 Aug 2018
Event2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 13 May 201818 May 2018


Conference2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Internet address


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