Pentagonal two-loop ring interferometer

Agachev, A. R.; Balakin, A. B.; Buınov, G. N.; Buchinskaya, S. L.; Daishev, R. A.; Kisun’ko, G. V.; Komissaruk, V. A.; Mavrin, S. V.; Murzakhanov, Z. G.; Rafikov, R. A.; Skochilov, A. F.; Cheredilin, V. A.; Chugunov, Yu. P.
May 1998
Technical Physics;May98, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p591
Academic Journal
Results of work on the assembly and adjustment of an original pentagonal, two-loop interferometer are reported; the interferometer is a passive version of a compact laser gravitational wave detector. It is shown that the correlative automatic noise-compensation system developed for the project is capable of lowering the phase noise level in the resultant signal channel of the detector by two orders of magnitude.


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