How to record the transmitted and reflected power while scanning the cavity ?

To scan the cavity and display quickly the circulating power, there are 2 dedicated functions optimised for speed and convenience:
C1 = Cavity_Scan(C1);

However one may want to also record the reflected power. One way to do that would be to scan the cavity manually setting a different round trip phase for each iteration. Concretely, once the cavity C1 is defined it looks like:

C1 = Cavity1(IM,EM,1000,E_input); % the cavity is misaligned and not well matched to the input beam
C1 = Cavity_Resonance_Phase(C1); % will be overwritten later

Nb_point = 400;                                     % Number of points for the scan

Phase_scan = zeros(Nb_point,1);                            
Power_transmitted = zeros(Nb_point,1);              
Power_reflected = zeros(Nb_point,1);             

for ii=1:Nb_point

    Phase_scan(ii) = ii*(2*pi)/Nb_point;          % Scan the round trip phase shift from 0 to 2 pi
    C1.Resonance_phase = exp(1i*Phase_scan(ii));  % Set the round trip phase shift for the cavity
    C1 = Calculate_Fields_AC(C1,'accuracy',1E-5);
    Power_transmitted(ii) = Calculate_Power(C1.Field_trans);           % store the transmitted power
    Power_reflected(ii) = Calculate_Power(C1.Field_ref);               % and also the reflected one

And we can then plot the transmitted power (top plot) and the reflected power (bottom one):

The technique presented here could also be used to only display a certain sideband during a scan (or an arbitrary sum of sidebands).


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87 4 months ago Jerome Degallaix (current)
85 5 months ago Jerome Degallaix (original)

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