LIGO Document G1500456-v4

CARM / ALS Electro-Optical Controls Diagram

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06 Mar 2018, 13:53
26 Aug 2017, 15:08
The CARM / ALS system is arguably one of the most complicated control systems in the LIGO IFOs, and spanning the most subsystems. A combination of ISC, PSL, IOO, CDS, and ALS, designed and documented by many, it's rare to get the "whole" picture on one page. Not mention it has evolved constantly as both sites commissioned their lock aquisition sequence. This is my attempt to capture it all, as a post-published supplement to P1400105.

Note that all RF frequencies have been rounded for legibility and compactness. Check out referenced documentation for exact frequencies.

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