GEO 600 - Specifications


Armlength:    2 x 600 m
Orientation:NNW and ENE
Tube diameter:60 cm
Laser type:Diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser at 1064 nm
Laser power:10 W single mode at 1064 nm
Power recycling:up to 10 kW
Optics:25 cm diameter fused-silica mirrors
Signal recycling:up to 1000 times
Frequency range:50 Hz to 1.5 kHz
Bandwidth:> 60 Hz (depending on signal recycling factor)
Vacuum:pressure < 10-8 mbar
Sensitivity:depending on bandwidth
   h ~ 10-20 ... 10-21 (for bursts)
   h ~ 10-26 (for cw signals and 1 yr integration time)


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