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Finesse [1] is a numeric simulation for laser interferometers
using the frequency domain and Hermite-Gauss modes. This document
gives a short overview of the main features of Finesse. Please
see the file INSTALL for information on installing and running
Finesse.
using the frequency domain and Hermite-Gauss modes. It is open
source software distributed for OSX, Linux, and Windows. You
can download the binaries at:
http://www.gwoptics.org/finesse/
The source code is available at:
1. Interferometer signals
2. Beam geometry and imaging
3. Documentation, support and examples
4. Examples of the impact of Finesse on commissioning tasks
5. Finesse with Python and MATLAB
6. References
https://git.ligo.org/finesse/finesse/
This document gives a short overview of the main features of
Finesse. Please see the file INSTALL for information on
installing and running Finesse.
Table of Contents:
1. Interferometer signals
2. Beam geometry and imaging
3. Documentation, support and examples
4. Examples of the impact of Finesse on commissioning tasks
5. Finesse with Python and MATLAB
6. References
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[8] C. Bond, P. Fulda, D. Brown and A. Freise: ‘Investigation of beam
clipping in the Power Recycling Cavity of Advanced LIGO using Finesse’,
LIGO note T1300954, https://dcc.ligo.org/LIGO-T1300954, (2013)
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LIGO note T1300954, https://dcc.ligo.org/LIGO-T1300954, (2013)
[9] D. Brown, R. J. E. Smith, and A. Freise:
Fast simulation of Gaussian-mode scattering for precision interferometry
Journal of Optics, 2016, http://stacks.iop.org/2040-8986/18/i=2/a=025604
[10] Daniel David Brown
Interactions of light and mirrors: advanced techniques for modelling
future gravitational wave detectors
Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham, 2016
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