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  4498   Thu Apr 7 13:12:23 2011 KojiHowToVIDEOVideo switching tipLong time ago, I looked at the manual of
the video switcher. 
  
  4497   Thu Apr 7 11:51:13 2011 steveSummarySAFETYnew crane operator inaugurated

    

       
            
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  4496   Thu Apr 7 11:38:56 2011 steveUpdatePSLenclosure windows on the east side of the PSLThe PSL enclosure now have 4 windows on
each side. The bottom rail guides on the
east side will be replaced by  one 
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  4495   Wed Apr 6 22:13:24 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingResonating green light!Every so often things just work out. You
do the calculations, you put the lenses on
the bench, you manually adjust the pointing
  
  4494   Wed Apr 6 19:36:32 2011 AidanSummaryGreen Locking(In)sanity check of Green PD - some inconsistenciesI moved the Hartmut Green PD to the Jenne
laser bench to try to determine if the response
at RF was reasonable or somehow very much
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  4493   Wed Apr 6 18:55:49 2011 Jamie, LarisaConfigurationLSCmajor AP table cleanupWe ripped out all of the old AS, PLL, and
REFL paths, green, orange, and cyan respectively
on the old
  
  4492   Wed Apr 6 16:02:07 2011 Larisa ThorneUpdateElectronicsCable laying...continued[Steve, Kiwamu, Larisa]
 
Having finished laying new cable
  
  4491   Wed Apr 6 02:41:01 2011 kiwamuUpdateGreen Lockingnoise budget : some more noise It turned out that the dark noise from
the beat PD and the shot noise on the beat
PD was overestimated.
 noise_budget.png 
  4490   Tue Apr 5 21:20:11 2011 KojiSummaryGreen LockingX-arm cavity locked with LB1005 servo boxLast Thursday, I tested Newport
Servo Controller LB1005 with the X_arm
green PDH servo.
 servo.pngOLTF.pdf 
  4489   Tue Apr 5 19:54:39 2011 KojiSummaryGreen LockingHamamatsu S3399 testSince last Friday I have been testing the
broadband RF photodetector in order to
figure out the capability of S3399 with the
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  4488   Tue Apr 5 17:31:59 2011 steveSummaryGeneralnew laser pointers

    

       
            
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  4487   Tue Apr 5 17:04:36 2011 steveSummarySAFETYcranes inspected and load testedMike Caton of Konecranes inspected and
loadtested all 3  of the 40m cranes
at max reach trolley positions with 1 ton.
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  4486   Mon Apr 4 18:58:44 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingA beam of purest greenWe now have green light at the Y end. 
The set-up (with careful instructions
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  4485   Mon Apr 4 14:20:32 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingThe wonderful world of mode-matching   Waist_Fits_from_laser.pngWaist_Fits_Bench_Position.png 
  4484   Mon Apr 4 11:52:13 2011 JenneUpdatePEMSTS2s unpackedI unpacked the STS2 seismometers that we
borrowed from LLO.  They are sitting
underneath the Xarm, in the middle of the
  
  4483   Fri Apr 1 23:49:24 2011 kiwamuSummaryGreen Lockingtwo states in green beat-noteAccording
to the measurement done by Aidan and me,
there are two beat-note state.
  
  4482   Fri Apr 1 23:05:58 2011 kiwamuUpdateGreen Lockingnoise budget 
 noise_budget.png 
  4481   Fri Apr 1 18:54:41 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingY end doubling ovenThe doubling oven is now ready to go for
the Y arm. The PPKTP crystal is mounted in
the oven:
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  4480   Thu Mar 31 20:46:11 2011 AidanSummaryGreen LockingGreen beat note PD DC responseI measured the DC response of the Green
PD
  
  4479   Thu Mar 31 20:37:10 2011 AidanSummaryGreen LockingRF amplitude source I gutted one of the $2 red laser
pointers to build a laser source whose amplitude
we could modulate at RF frequencies. Basically,
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  4478   Thu Mar 31 19:58:11 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSc1iscex crashedAfter
I did several things to add new DAQ channels
on c1iscex it suddenly became out of network.
  
  4477   Thu Mar 31 15:23:14 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingThe wonderful world of mode-matching

    

       
            
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  4476   Thu Mar 31 14:10:00 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingThe wonderful world of mode-matching

    

       
            
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  4475   Thu Mar 31 11:30:51 2011 steveConfigurationGeneralstrain relieved rf cablesI strain relieved RF cables labeled 33
MHZ LO and 166 MHZ to EOM at 1X2  This
is a temporary setup for the 11 MHZ
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  4474   Thu Mar 31 08:31:44 2011 SureshUpdateVIDEOCable laying...continuedThe video work has crossed a milestone.    
Kiwamu and Steve have shifted the
three quads from the control room to
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  4473   Thu Mar 31 02:59:49 2011 KojiConfigurationGreen LockingThe wonderful world of mode-matching I went through the entries.
1. Give us a photo of the day. i.e.
Faraday, tilted lens, etc...
  
  4472   Wed Mar 30 21:46:10 2011 Aidan, KiwamuUpdateGreen LockingStates of the Green beat noteThe attached table shows the amplitude
of the green beat note when the end laser
was in various states. We can increase the
  
  4471   Wed Mar 30 21:43:31 2011 Aidan, KiwamuSummaryGreen LockingCalculation of the green contrast on the RF PDSkip to final thought ...
Kiwamu and I have set about measuring
the contrast of the signal on the RF PD.
  
  4470   Wed Mar 30 21:21:15 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingThe wonderful world of mode-matchingStep 4: Matching into  Oven_Lens_Solution_66mm.pngMatching_Into_Green_Oven_zoomed_out.pngMatching_Into_Green_Oven_zoomed_in.png 
  4469   Wed Mar 30 20:50:43 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingThe wonderful world of mode-matchingStep  After_Faraday.pngAfter_Faraday_and_Rotated_Lens.png 
  4468   Wed Mar 30 20:31:30 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingThe wonderful world of mode-matchingStep   
  4467   Wed Mar 30 20:14:17 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingThe wonderful world of mode-matchingAdditional:   
  4466   Wed Mar 30 20:08:34 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingThe wonderful world of mode-matchingStep 2: Getting the beam  Beam_Matching_02c_Vertical.pngBeam_Matching_02c_Horizontal.png 
  4465   Wed Mar 30 19:54:19 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingThe wonderful world of mode-matching   laser_output_non_circular.png 
  4464   Wed Mar 30 19:43:33 2011 BryanConfigurationGreen LockingThe wonderful world of mode-matchingRight. I've got a whole load of info and
data and assorted musings I've been saving
up and cogitating upon before dumping it
  
  4463   Wed Mar 30 18:50:57 2011 KojiConfigurationComputer Scripts / ProgramsAdded a sitemap aliasI thought that "m40m" was the
traditional alias for the sitemap...
rossa:~>alias
  
  4462   Wed Mar 30 17:01:08 2011 Larisa ThorneUpdateVIDEOCable laying...continued[Steve, Suresh, Kiwamu, Larisa]
 
Only the PRM/BS cable was laid today.
  
  4461   Wed Mar 30 16:57:13 2011 kiwamuUpdateGeneralturned off c1aux [Steve / Kiwamu]
 As a part of the video cable
session, we reconnected some power cords
  
  4460   Wed Mar 30 16:32:29 2011 AidanConfigurationComputer Scripts / ProgramsAdded a sitemap aliasI added an alias to the sitemap MEDM screen
in /cvs/cds/caltech/target/cshrc.40m
Now you can enjoy launching sitemap
  
  4459   Wed Mar 30 02:55:02 2011 SureshConfigurationElectronicsRF System : Status and PlansI have prepared several diagrams outlining
the current state of the RF System.
These are uploaded into the svn40m
  
  4458   Tue Mar 29 22:29:16 2011 kiwamuUpdateGeneralsome tasks tomorrow *  Temporary strain relief for
the heliax cables on 1X2 (Steve)
  
  4457   Tue Mar 29 15:50:21 2011 KojiUpdateElectronicsLow pass filter for X arm laser temperature controlFor bode plot:

USE LOG-LOG plot for the amplitude
  
  4456   Tue Mar 29 15:01:58 2011 Larisa ThorneUpdateElectronicsLow pass filter for X arm laser temperature control This is the continuation of http://nodus.ligo.caltech.edu:8080/40m/4402
 
 DSC_2889.JPGLPFgraph.pdf 
  4455   Tue Mar 29 00:00:55 2011 KojiUpdateIOOFixing MC/Freq Divider BoxThis is the log of the work on Wednesday
23rd.
1. Power Supply of the freq divider
  
  4454   Mon Mar 28 23:51:54 2011 JenneUpdatePSLNew PMC Base Riser Design


   
        
            
  
  4453   Mon Mar 28 22:56:14 2011 ranaUpdatePSLNew PMC Base Riser DesignIts going to need some kind of way to locate
the PMC on the top. In the previous design,
we had the 3 balls to decouple the body from
  
  4452   Mon Mar 28 21:12:14 2011 JenneUpdatePSLNew PMC Base Riser DesignI (think) I have finished the new PMC base
riser.  The eDrawing of it (so you can
view it on any computer) has been uploaded
 PMC_riser.eprt 
  4451   Mon Mar 28 18:22:43 2011 kiwamuUpdateGreen Lockinga mixer schoolPLEASE DO
NOT DISMANTLE THE SETUP ! 
  
  4450   Mon Mar 28 18:13:32 2011 ranaUpdateGreen Lockinga mixer schoolUsing 2 dBm for a Level 7 mixer is so bogus,
that I will dismantle this as soon as I come
over.
  
  4449   Mon Mar 28 17:06:15 2011 kiwamuUpdateGreen Lockinga mixer schoolIn
the last week Matt and I modified the MFD
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