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Commit c27e82d4 authored by Andreas Freise's avatar Andreas Freise

updating info files. Still need some final touches later.

parent e9268ccc
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FINESSE 0.99.9
FINESSE 1.0
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/ | INSTALL
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1. Introduction
This is a short guide for installing and running FINESSE. Please see
`Finesse-0.99.8.pdf' (or later) for the manual and `CHANGES' for the
`Finesse-1.0.pdf' (or later) for the manual and `CHANGES' for the
latest additions (also at http://www.gwoptics.org/finesse/changes).
If you have any problems, suggestions or advice, please don't hesitate
to post it at the Finesse forums http://www.gwoptics.org/finesse/forums.
......@@ -44,9 +44,9 @@ order) by:
- solving numerically the linear equation system for each data point
and calculating the output signals
- writing the data into an output file
- writing a Gnuplot file and a Matlab file, which can be
used for plotting data. FINESSE can further automatically start
Gnuplot to plot the data to the specified terminal
- writing a Gnuplot file, a Python file and a Matlab file, which
can be used for plotting data. FINESSE can further automatically
start Gnuplot to plot the data to the specified terminal
(X11, postscript,...)
To simulate a certain interferometer configuration, the user has
......@@ -59,6 +59,7 @@ is calculated. The program writes several text files:
- the file with extension `.out' contains the calculated data
- a file with extension `.gnu' is a batch file for Gnuplot
- similarly a file with extension `.m' is a Matlab script file
or the extension .py indicates the Pyhton file
- in addition all screen output is stored in a logfile
(extension `.out').
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downloading the appropriate package for your operating system from
http://www.gwoptics.org/finesse/ you can install FINESSE simply
by unpacking the zip (or tar.gz) file. This will create a directory
`Finesse0999' with all the necessary files.
`Finesse1.0' with all the necessary files.
( Alternatively you can build FINESSE directly from the source code.
To find more about this, please visit
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GNUCOMMAND "/usr/local/bin/gnuplot -persist"
For any queries or problems please post us a quick message in our forums:
http://www.gwoptics.org/finesse/forums
For any queries or problems please post us a quick message in our
forums: http://www.gwoptics.org/finesse/forums
Windows:
It is highly recommended that you install Cygwin and its version
......@@ -120,15 +121,10 @@ Windows:
You should then use the Cygwin Bash shell instead of Windows cmd
to run Finesse (It is much better!).
You can also find other tips as well as the gnuplot installation intsructions:
You can also find other tips as well as the gnuplot installation
intsructions:
http://kvasir.sr.bham.ac.uk/redmine/projects/finesse/wiki/Hints_for_using_Finesse_on_Windows
Version 0.99.9 is the first public release of Finesse designed to work with
Cygwin rather than just Windows alone. Being the first, there may be bugs
regarding the workflow or things that just don't make sense. Please help us
fix these by posting a quick message in our forum:
http://www.gwoptics.org/finesse/forums
Now you should be able to start FINESSE with an example file
(assuming you have copyied the respective files into a
working directoy). E.g.:
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________________________________________________________________________
3. Short Syntax Reference for FINESSE 0.99.9 :
3. Short Syntax Reference for FINESSE 1.0 :
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FINESSE 0.99.9 - Help Screen - 16.03.2012
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description of quantum noise, i.e. including possible correlations
between shotnoise and radiation pressure noise.
And in addition, I would like to add the following features (as
soon as I find time):
- modulators for which the user can specify the "carrier" frequency.
would solve the "sidebands of sidebands" problem (see manual).
- beam analyser should perform a mode decomposition when (optionally)
a beam parameter is given
5. Copyright and Disclaimer
FINESSE and the accompanying documentation and the example files
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UK
andreas.freise@googlemail.com
Parts of the FINESSE source have been written by Daniel Brown, Paul Cochrane
and Gerhard Heinzel. `mkat' has been written by Gerhard Heinzel.
FINESSE has been substantially developed further during the last year
(2012 - 2013). Daniel Brown provided significant contributions to the
code, the manual and the publication of \Finesse as open source.
Charlotte Bond has carefully tested the new code and provided
tutorials, examples and documentation.
Parts of the original FINESSE source and `mkat' have been written by
Gerhard Heinzel, the document `sidebands.ps' by Keita Kawabe, the Octave
examples and its description by Gabriele Vajente, part of the
FINESSE source have been written by Paul Cochrane.
The software and documentation is provided as is without any warranty
of any kind. Copyright by Andreas Freise 1999 - 2013.
The source code for FINESSE is available as open source under the
GNU General Public License version 3 as published by the Free Software
Foundation.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3 as published
by the Free Software Foundation.
This file and all FINESSE documentation and examples available from
http://www.gwoptics.org/finesse and related pages are distributed under
a Creative Commons Attribution-Non\-com\-mercial-Share Alike License,
see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY;
without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
See the GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with
this library; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place,
Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
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with parts of the code written by Daniel Brown, Paul Cochrane,
and Gerhard Heinzel.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3 as published
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3 as published
by the Free Software Foundation.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY;
without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with
this library; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place,
Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License
along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
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Finesse also links against the some open source libraries. The libraries including
source and copyright notices are available from
git://git.aei.uni-hannover.de/shared/finesse/lib
Finesse also links against the some open source libraries. The libraries
including source and copyright notices are available from
https://gitmaster.atlas.aei.uni-hannover.de/finesse/lib
A short summary of the copyright information for the libraries is given below.
A short summary of the copyright information for the libraries is given
below.
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Andreas Freise 16.05.2013 http://www.gwoptics.org/finesse/
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