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
StatePublished - Jun 1984
Externally publishedYes

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MIRROR CONFINEMENT AND CONTROL THROUGH RADIATION PRESSURE. / McCullen, J. D.; Meystre, Pierre; Wright, Ewan M.

In: Optics Letters, Vol. 9, No. 6, 06.1984, p. 193-195.

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