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8th Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational Waves, Columbia, New York : États-Unis (2009)
Design of the Advanced Virgo non-degenerate recycling cavities
M. Granata1, M. Barsuglia1, R. Flaminio2, A. Freise, S. Hild, J. Marque
For the VIRGO collaboration(s)

Advanced Virgo is the project to upgrade the interferometric gravitational wave detector Virgo, and it foresees the implementation of power and signal non-degenerate recycling cavities. Such cavities suppress the build-up of high order modes of the resonating sidebands, with some advantage for the commissioning of the detector and the build-up of the gravitational signal. Here we present the baseline design of the Advanced Virgo non-degenerate recycling cavities, giving some preliminay results of simulations about the tolerances of this design to astigmatism, mirror figure errors and thermal lensing.
1:  APC - UMR 7164 - AstroParticule et Cosmologie
2:  LMA - Laboratoire des matériaux avancés
APC - Cosmologie et Gravitation
Physics/General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology