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Entry  Tue Aug 14 22:16:46 2012, Jenne, Update, LSC, LSC whitening triggers 
    Reply  Wed Aug 15 09:09:45 2012, jamie, Update, LSC, LSC whitening triggers 
Message ID: 7188     Entry time: Wed Aug 15 09:09:45 2012     In reply to: 7184
Author: jamie 
Type: Update 
Category: LSC 
Subject: LSC whitening triggers 


I'm ~30% of the way through implementing LSC whitening filter triggers.  I think that everything I have done should be compile-able, but please don't compile c1lsc tonight.  I haven't tested it, and some channel names have changed, so I need to fix the LSC screen when I'm not falling asleep.

Also, Rana pointed out that we may not want the whitening to trigger on immediately upon acquiring lock - if there are other modes ringing down in the cavity, or some weird transients, we don't want to amplify those signals.  We want to wait a second or so for them to die down, then turn on analog whitening.  Jamie - do you know how long the "unit delay" delays things in the RCG?  Do those do what I naively think they do?  I'll ask you in the morning.

The unit delay delays for a single cycle, so I think that's not what you want.  I'm not sure that there's an existing part to add delays like that.

We also need to be a little clever about it, though, since we'll want it to flip off if we loose lock during the delay.

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