Abstract

Large mirrors (350  mm) having extremely low optical loss (absorption, scattering, wavefront) were coated for the VIRGO interferometer. The new generation of mirrors needs to have a better wavefront and lower mechanical loss. To improve the component wavefront, the corrective coating technique was used. By doping the tantalum pentoxide layers, we improved, for the first time to our knowledge, the multilayer mechanical loss. The first results are discussed.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Thermal noise from optical coatings in gravitational wave detectors

Gregory M. Harry, Helena Armandula, Eric Black, D. R. M. Crooks, Gianpietro Cagnoli, Jim Hough, Peter Murray, Stuart Reid, Sheila Rowan, Peter Sneddon, Martin M. Fejer, Roger Route, and Steven D. Penn
Appl. Opt. 45(7) 1569-1574 (2006)

Mirrors used in the LIGO interferometers for first detection of gravitational waves

L. Pinard, C. Michel, B. Sassolas, L. Balzarini, J. Degallaix, V. Dolique, R. Flaminio, D. Forest, M. Granata, B. Lagrange, N. Straniero, J. Teillon, and G. Cagnoli
Appl. Opt. 56(4) C11-C15 (2017)

Mechanical and thermoelastic characteristics of optical thin films deposited by dual ion beam sputtering

Eda Çetinörgü, Bill Baloukas, Oleg Zabeida, Jolanta E. Klemberg-Sapieha, and Ludvik Martinu
Appl. Opt. 48(23) 4536-4544 (2009)

References

  • View by:
  • |
  • |
  • |

  1. P. Amico, L. Bosi, L. Carbone, L. Gammaitoni, M. Punturo, F. Travasso, and H. Vocca, 'Mechanical quality factor of mirror substrates for VIRGO,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 1663-1668 (2002).
    [Crossref]
  2. J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'Different approaches to improve the wavefront of low-loss mirrors used in the VIRGO gravitational wave antenna,' in Optical Networks and Their Applications, R. A. Barry, ed., Vol. 20 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 1998). pp. MA7lowbar1-MA7lowbar3.
  3. G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
    [Crossref]
  4. S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
    [Crossref]
  5. G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).
  6. J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'VIRGO mirrors: Wavefront control,' Opt. Quantum Electron. 31, 507-514 (1999).
    [Crossref]
  7. E. D'Ambrosio, R. O'Shaughnessy, S. Strigin, K. S. Thorne, and S. Vyatchanin, 'Status report on Mexican-Hat flat topped beams for advanced LIGO,' LIGO report LIGO-T030009-00-R (LIGO, 2003).

2004 (1)

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

2003 (1)

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

2002 (2)

P. Amico, L. Bosi, L. Carbone, L. Gammaitoni, M. Punturo, F. Travasso, and H. Vocca, 'Mechanical quality factor of mirror substrates for VIRGO,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 1663-1668 (2002).
[Crossref]

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

1999 (1)

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'VIRGO mirrors: Wavefront control,' Opt. Quantum Electron. 31, 507-514 (1999).
[Crossref]

Amico, P.

P. Amico, L. Bosi, L. Carbone, L. Gammaitoni, M. Punturo, F. Travasso, and H. Vocca, 'Mechanical quality factor of mirror substrates for VIRGO,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 1663-1668 (2002).
[Crossref]

Armandula, H.

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

Betzweiser, J. C.

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

Black, E.

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

Bosi, L.

P. Amico, L. Bosi, L. Carbone, L. Gammaitoni, M. Punturo, F. Travasso, and H. Vocca, 'Mechanical quality factor of mirror substrates for VIRGO,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 1663-1668 (2002).
[Crossref]

Cagnoli, G.

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

Camp, J.

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

Carbone, L.

P. Amico, L. Bosi, L. Carbone, L. Gammaitoni, M. Punturo, F. Travasso, and H. Vocca, 'Mechanical quality factor of mirror substrates for VIRGO,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 1663-1668 (2002).
[Crossref]

Crooks, D. R. M.

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

D'Ambrosio, E.

E. D'Ambrosio, R. O'Shaughnessy, S. Strigin, K. S. Thorne, and S. Vyatchanin, 'Status report on Mexican-Hat flat topped beams for advanced LIGO,' LIGO report LIGO-T030009-00-R (LIGO, 2003).

Dognin, L.

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'VIRGO mirrors: Wavefront control,' Opt. Quantum Electron. 31, 507-514 (1999).
[Crossref]

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'Different approaches to improve the wavefront of low-loss mirrors used in the VIRGO gravitational wave antenna,' in Optical Networks and Their Applications, R. A. Barry, ed., Vol. 20 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 1998). pp. MA7lowbar1-MA7lowbar3.

Fejer, M. M.

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

Gammaitoni, L.

P. Amico, L. Bosi, L. Carbone, L. Gammaitoni, M. Punturo, F. Travasso, and H. Vocca, 'Mechanical quality factor of mirror substrates for VIRGO,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 1663-1668 (2002).
[Crossref]

Ganau, P.

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'VIRGO mirrors: Wavefront control,' Opt. Quantum Electron. 31, 507-514 (1999).
[Crossref]

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'Different approaches to improve the wavefront of low-loss mirrors used in the VIRGO gravitational wave antenna,' in Optical Networks and Their Applications, R. A. Barry, ed., Vol. 20 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 1998). pp. MA7lowbar1-MA7lowbar3.

Gretarsson, A. M.

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

Gretasson, A. M.

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

Harry, G. M.

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

Hough, J.

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

Kittelberger, S. E.

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

Lagrange, B.

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'VIRGO mirrors: Wavefront control,' Opt. Quantum Electron. 31, 507-514 (1999).
[Crossref]

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'Different approaches to improve the wavefront of low-loss mirrors used in the VIRGO gravitational wave antenna,' in Optical Networks and Their Applications, R. A. Barry, ed., Vol. 20 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 1998). pp. MA7lowbar1-MA7lowbar3.

Mackowski, J. M.

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'VIRGO mirrors: Wavefront control,' Opt. Quantum Electron. 31, 507-514 (1999).
[Crossref]

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'Different approaches to improve the wavefront of low-loss mirrors used in the VIRGO gravitational wave antenna,' in Optical Networks and Their Applications, R. A. Barry, ed., Vol. 20 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 1998). pp. MA7lowbar1-MA7lowbar3.

Michel, C.

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'VIRGO mirrors: Wavefront control,' Opt. Quantum Electron. 31, 507-514 (1999).
[Crossref]

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'Different approaches to improve the wavefront of low-loss mirrors used in the VIRGO gravitational wave antenna,' in Optical Networks and Their Applications, R. A. Barry, ed., Vol. 20 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 1998). pp. MA7lowbar1-MA7lowbar3.

Morgue, M.

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'VIRGO mirrors: Wavefront control,' Opt. Quantum Electron. 31, 507-514 (1999).
[Crossref]

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'Different approaches to improve the wavefront of low-loss mirrors used in the VIRGO gravitational wave antenna,' in Optical Networks and Their Applications, R. A. Barry, ed., Vol. 20 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 1998). pp. MA7lowbar1-MA7lowbar3.

Mortonson, M. J.

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

Nakagawa, N.

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

O'Shaughnessy, R.

E. D'Ambrosio, R. O'Shaughnessy, S. Strigin, K. S. Thorne, and S. Vyatchanin, 'Status report on Mexican-Hat flat topped beams for advanced LIGO,' LIGO report LIGO-T030009-00-R (LIGO, 2003).

Penn, S. D.

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

Pinard, L.

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'VIRGO mirrors: Wavefront control,' Opt. Quantum Electron. 31, 507-514 (1999).
[Crossref]

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'Different approaches to improve the wavefront of low-loss mirrors used in the VIRGO gravitational wave antenna,' in Optical Networks and Their Applications, R. A. Barry, ed., Vol. 20 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 1998). pp. MA7lowbar1-MA7lowbar3.

Punturo, M.

P. Amico, L. Bosi, L. Carbone, L. Gammaitoni, M. Punturo, F. Travasso, and H. Vocca, 'Mechanical quality factor of mirror substrates for VIRGO,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 1663-1668 (2002).
[Crossref]

Route, R.

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

Rowan, S.

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

Saulson, P. R.

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

Sneddon, P. H.

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

Startin, W. J.

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

Strigin, S.

E. D'Ambrosio, R. O'Shaughnessy, S. Strigin, K. S. Thorne, and S. Vyatchanin, 'Status report on Mexican-Hat flat topped beams for advanced LIGO,' LIGO report LIGO-T030009-00-R (LIGO, 2003).

Thorne, K. S.

E. D'Ambrosio, R. O'Shaughnessy, S. Strigin, K. S. Thorne, and S. Vyatchanin, 'Status report on Mexican-Hat flat topped beams for advanced LIGO,' LIGO report LIGO-T030009-00-R (LIGO, 2003).

Travasso, F.

P. Amico, L. Bosi, L. Carbone, L. Gammaitoni, M. Punturo, F. Travasso, and H. Vocca, 'Mechanical quality factor of mirror substrates for VIRGO,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 1663-1668 (2002).
[Crossref]

Vassiliou, C. C.

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

Vocca, H.

P. Amico, L. Bosi, L. Carbone, L. Gammaitoni, M. Punturo, F. Travasso, and H. Vocca, 'Mechanical quality factor of mirror substrates for VIRGO,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 1663-1668 (2002).
[Crossref]

Vyatchanin, S.

E. D'Ambrosio, R. O'Shaughnessy, S. Strigin, K. S. Thorne, and S. Vyatchanin, 'Status report on Mexican-Hat flat topped beams for advanced LIGO,' LIGO report LIGO-T030009-00-R (LIGO, 2003).

Class. Quantum Grav. (3)

P. Amico, L. Bosi, L. Carbone, L. Gammaitoni, M. Punturo, F. Travasso, and H. Vocca, 'Mechanical quality factor of mirror substrates for VIRGO,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 1663-1668 (2002).
[Crossref]

G. M. Harry, A. M. Gretarsson, P. R. Saulson, S. E. Kittelberger, S. D. Penn, W. J. Startin, S. Rowan, M. M. Fejer, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, J. Hough, and N. Nakagawa, 'Thermal noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors due to dielectric optical coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 19, 897-917 (2002).
[Crossref]

S. D. Penn, P. H. Sneddon, H. Armandula, J. C. Betzweiser, G. Cagnoli, J. Camp, D. R. M. Crooks, M. M. Fejer, A. M. Gretasson, G. M. Harry, J. Hough, S. E. Kittelberger, M. J. Mortonson, R. Route, S. Rowan, and C. C. Vassiliou, 'Mechanical loss in tantala/silica dielectric mirror coatings,' Class. Quantum Grav. 20, 2917-2928 (2003).
[Crossref]

Opt. Quantum Electron. (1)

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'VIRGO mirrors: Wavefront control,' Opt. Quantum Electron. 31, 507-514 (1999).
[Crossref]

Other (3)

E. D'Ambrosio, R. O'Shaughnessy, S. Strigin, K. S. Thorne, and S. Vyatchanin, 'Status report on Mexican-Hat flat topped beams for advanced LIGO,' LIGO report LIGO-T030009-00-R (LIGO, 2003).

G. M. Harry, H. Armandula, E. Black, D. R. M. Crooks, G. Cagnoli, M. M. Fejer, J. Hough, S. D. Penn, S. Rowan, R. Route, and P. H. Sneddon, 'Optical coatings for gravitational-wave detection,' in Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Astronomy, Biomedicine, Imaging, Materials Processing, and Education, J. C. Armitage, R. A. Lessard, and G. A. Lampropoulos, eds., Proc. SPIE 5578, 60-67 (2004).

J. M. Mackowski, L. Pinard, L. Dognin, P. Ganau, B. Lagrange, C. Michel, and M. Morgue, 'Different approaches to improve the wavefront of low-loss mirrors used in the VIRGO gravitational wave antenna,' in Optical Networks and Their Applications, R. A. Barry, ed., Vol. 20 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 1998). pp. MA7lowbar1-MA7lowbar3.

Cited By

OSA participates in Crossref's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.

Alert me when this article is cited.


Figures (2)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Wavefront correction of a 150   mm diameter micropolished substrate.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Theoretical and experimental profile of a MH wavefront (central area).

Equations (1)

Equations on this page are rendered with MathJax. Learn more.

ϕ total ( f 0 ) ϕ S ( f 0 ) + E C E S ϕ C ( f 0 ) .

Metrics