LIGO Document P1500069-v4

Advanced LIGO Input Optics

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Critical to the performance of the Advanced LIGO detectors is the Input Optic subsystem, charged with delivering a stable and well-shaped beam across the whole range of possible operating input powers, up to 180 W.
This manuscript describes its the overall function and layout, and provides some details on the design and performance of its main components.
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IO Input Optics overview
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This is the version submitted for publication
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held from 14 Mar 2015 to 21 Mar 2015 in La Thuile, Aosta valley, Italy
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Submitted for publication in the conference proceedings (after approval by

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