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Entry  Wed Jan 30 11:16:32 2013, Jenne, Update, Locking, Mode spacing calc 
    Reply  Wed Jan 30 15:45:09 2013, Zach, Update, Locking, Mode spacing calc HOM11.pngHOM55.png
       Reply  Thu Jan 31 14:30:50 2013, Jenne, Update, Locking, Mode spacing calc Half_PRC_Configs.pdf
          Reply  Thu Jan 31 15:20:46 2013, Zach, Update, Locking, Mode spacing calc 
Message ID: 7973     Entry time: Thu Jan 31 14:30:50 2013     In reply to: 7966     Reply to this: 7975
Author: Jenne 
Type: Update 
Category: Locking 
Subject: Mode spacing calc 

I have calculated (using Zach's sweet software) the expected mode content for the various possible PRCs that we can make. 

Also, Zach was right about the factor of 2.  I see now that I was calculating the mode spacing between a plane wave and a HOM, so the guoy phase had a factor of (n+m+1).  The right thing to do is to get the spacing between the 00 mode and HOMs, so the guoy phase just has (n+m).  Switching from n+m+1=2 to n+m=1, that fixes the factor of 2 problem.

 I attach my results as a pdf, since I'm listing out 5 configurations.  Each config has a cartoon, with a small (hard to read) HOM plot, and then at the end, each HOM plot is shown again, but larger.  Also, "TM" is the "test mirror", the flat G&H that we're using as the cavity end mirror.

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