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Quantum Theory of Gravitational-Wave Detectors

  • Haixing Miao
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

This chapter gives an overview of the quantum theory of gravitational-wave (GW) detectors. It is a modified version of the chapter contributed to a book in progress—Advanced Gravitational-Wave Detectors—edited by David Blair. This chapter is written by Yanbei Chen, and myself. It gives a detailed introduction on how to analyze the quantum noise in advanced GW detectors by using input–output formalism, which is also valid for general optomechanical devices.

Keywords

Shot Noise Quantum Noise Test Mass Phase Quadrature Standard Quantum Limit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Caltech M350-17Theoretical AstrophysicsPasadenaUSA

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