MIRROR CONFINEMENT AND CONTROL THROUGH RADIATION PRESSURE.

J. D. McCullen, Pierre Meystre, Ewan M Wright

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Abstract

The control of the position of a mirror by radiation pressure is analyzed theoretically. Under realistic noise conditions, the position of a light mirror suspended inside a fixed Fabry-Perot interferometer can be stabilized within a few nanometers with incident powers of less than 1 w.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)193-195
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume9
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1984
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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