Course: Learn Laser Interferometry with Finesse

6 GW Detectors

6.1 aLIGO

This section demonstrates how you can import and use the Finesse model of aLIGO and associated tools which are included in PyKat.

If you are interested in working with these, we encourage you to get in touch with the Finesse community via the Finesse channel on We'd love to hear what you're doing, and can provide quick suggestions and advice.