LIGO Document T1400202-v5

Proposal for Resurrecting VCO Calibration in aLIGO (Pre O1)

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Study of different ways of implementing VCO for aLIGO.
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calibration VCO
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This was an idea to resurrect the frequency modulation methods described in P0900155 for to characterize aLIGO interferometers. It was never attempted -- instead we have used the ALS system, as described in the appendices of P1500248.
Also, we now have a much better understanding of the aLIGO interferometer and how to measure, model, and parameterize the detectors and their uncertainty. For details see P1600139.
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