At wednesday's meeting, Rana, Koji, Steve, and I started making a list of maintenence tasks that should be done/checked on a regular basis. The actual scheduling of these has not yet been considered. They include:
Next, we brainstormed work that can be done to improve the interferometer performance, and what order/precedence they should take.
In the end, it was decided that the plan for the next few weeks was to focus on improving the ALS noise levels, and, more importantly, seeking to make the performance more consistent. We need to know what is limiting us, and what we extent we can expect to improve things. To this end, I am working on reviving a ALS noise budget; using the noise budget from the green locking paper to inform a simulinkNB kind of thing.
Here are all of the items we listed during this brainstorming session.
Some near-term/priority tasks are:
More down the line, other things we thought about were: