LIGO Document T1300354-v3

Scattered light noise due to the ETM coating ripple

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LIGO-T1300354-v3
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T - Technical notes
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Abstract:
The ETM high reflectivity coatings show an azimuthal thickness ripple in the outer regions, which creates a scattered light cone in the arm cavity. The noise from this scattered light is analyzed.
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Keywords:
scattered light
Notes and Changes:
has typo in page 1, section 3.2: theta_r = 1.36e-4 rad

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