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  17114   Wed Aug 31 00:32:00 2022 KojiUpdateGeneralSOS and other stuff in the clean roomSalvage these (and any other things).
Wrap and double-pack nicely. Put the labels.
Store them and record the location. Tell
 6x 
  17113   Tue Aug 30 15:21:27 2022 TegaUpdateComputers3 FEs from LHO got delivered today[Tega, JC]

We received the remaining 3 front-ends
from LHO today. They each have a timing card
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  17112   Mon Aug 29 18:25:12 2022 CiciUpdateGeneralTaking finer measurements of the actuator transfer functionTook finer measurements of the x-arm aux
laser actuator tranfer function (10 kHz -
1 MHz, 1024 pts/decade) using the Moku.
 PZT_TF_fine.pngPZT_TF_fine_mag_stdev.pngATF_fine.zip 
  17111   Mon Aug 29 15:15:46 2022 TegaUpdateComputers3 FEs from LLO got delivered today[JC, Tega]

We got the 3 front-ends from LLO
today. The contents of each box are:
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  17110   Mon Aug 29 13:33:09 2022 JCUpdateGeneralLab CleanupThe machine shop looked a mess this morning,
so I cleaned it up. All power tools
are now placed in the drawers in the
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  17109   Sun Aug 28 23:14:22 2022 JamieUpdateComputersrack reshuffle proposal for CDS upgrade@tega This looks great, thank you for putting
this together.  The rack drawing in
particular is great.  Two notes:
  
  17108   Fri Aug 26 14:05:09 2022 TegaUpdateComputersrack reshuffle proposal for CDS upgrade[Tega, Jamie]

Here is a proposal for what we
would like to do in terms of reshuffling
 6x 
  17107   Fri Aug 26 12:46:07 2022 CiciUpdateGeneralProgress on fitting PZT resonancesHere is an update of how fitting the resonances
is going - I've been modifying parameters
by hand and seeing the effect on the fit.
 PZT_fit.zipAUX_PZT_Actuator_narrow_fit_1.pdf 
  17106   Thu Aug 25 16:39:31 2022 CiciUpdateGeneralI have learned the absolute basics of githubI have now added code/data to my github
repository. (it's the little victories)
  
  17105   Thu Aug 25 16:05:51 2022 YehonathanUpdateSUSTrying to fix some SUSI tried to lock the Y/X arms to take some
noise budget. However, we noticed that TRX/Y
were oscillating coherently together (
 PR2_Step_Response_Test_2022-08-25_16-23.pdfPR3_Step_Response_Test_2022-08-25_18-37.pdf 
  17104   Thu Aug 25 15:24:06 2022 PacoHowToElectronicsRFSoC 2x2 board -- fandango[Paco, Chris Stoughton, Leo -- remote]

This morning Chris came over to
the 40m lab to help us get the RFSoC board
 adc0_1137MHz.pngadc1_1137MHz.pngrfdc_PLLsettings.pngclockingwiz_settings.pngblockIPdiag.png 
  17103   Wed Aug 24 16:37:52 2022 CiciUpdateGeneralMore DFD/AUX PZT resonance measurements Some more measurements of the PZT resonances
(now zoomed in!) I'm adjusting parameters
on our model to try and fit to it by hand
 AUX_PZT_Actuator_narrow_fit.pdf 
  17102   Wed Aug 24 12:02:24 2022 PacoUpdateSUSITMX SUS is sus UL glitches?[Yehonathan, Paco]

This morning, while attempting
to align the IFO to continue with noise-budgeting,
 ITMX_UL_badness_08242022.png 
  17101   Wed Aug 24 10:49:43 2022 CiciUpdateGeneralMeasuring DFD output/X-arm laser PZT TF with MokuWe measured the TF of the X-arm laser PZT
using the Moku so we can begin fitting to
that data and hopefully creating a digital
 AUX_PZT_Actuator_nofit.pdf 
  17100   Tue Aug 23 22:30:24 2022 TegaUpdateComputersc1teststand OS upgrade - I[JC, Tega, Chris]

After moving the test stand front-ends,
chiara (name server) and fb1 (boot server)
  
  17099   Tue Aug 23 14:59:15 2022 JCUpdateToolsNew Toolbox at Y-EndA new tool box has been placed at the Y-end!
Each drawer has its label so PLEASE
put the tools back in their correct location.
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  17098   Mon Aug 22 19:02:15 2022 TegaUpdateComputersc1teststand rack mounting for CDS upgrade II[Tega, JC]

Moved the rack to the location
of the test stand just behind 1X7 and plan
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  17097   Mon Aug 22 14:36:49 2022 ranaUpdateSUSOpen loop transfer function measurements for local damping loops of Core opticsfor damping and OL loops, we typically
don't measure the TF like this because
it takes forever and we don't need that
  
  17096   Sat Aug 20 20:26:10 2022 AnchalUpdateSUSOpen loop transfer function measurements for local damping loops of Core opticsI made measurements of old optics OLTF
today. I have reduced the file sizes of the
plots and data now. It is interesting that
 ALL_CORE_SUS_OLTF_2022-08-20-merged.pdf 
  17095   Fri Aug 19 15:36:10 2022 KojiUpdateGeneralSR785 C21593 CHA+ BNC brokenWhen Juan and I were working on the suspension
measurement, I found that CHA didn't
settle down well.
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  17093   Fri Aug 19 15:20:14 2022 KojiUpdateGeneralNotice: SURF SUS test setup blocking the lab wayThe setup was (at least partially) cleared.  PXL_20220819_201318044.jpg 
  17092   Fri Aug 19 14:46:32 2022 AnchalUpdateSUSOpen loop transfer function measurements for local damping loops of BHD optics[Anchal, Tega]

As a first step to characterize
all the local damping loops, we ran an open
  
  17091   Thu Aug 18 18:10:49 2022 KojiSummaryLSCFPMI SensitivityThe overlapping plot of the calibrated
error and control signals gives you an approximately
good estimation of the freerun fluctuation,
  
  17090   Thu Aug 18 16:35:29 2022 CiciUpdateGeneralUGF linked to optical gain!TL;DR: When the laser has good lock, the
OLTF moves up and the UGF moves over!

-----------------------------------------------------------
 rpi_OLG_2022_08_17_18_03_52.pdfrpi_OLG_2022_08_17_18_00_50.pdf 
  17089   Thu Aug 18 14:49:35 2022 YehonathanSummaryLSCFPMI Sensitivity{Yuta, Yehonathan}

We wrote a notebook found on Git/40m/measurements/LSC/FPMI/NoiseBudget/FPMISensitivity.ipynb
for calculating the MICH, DARM (currently
 Sensitivity_Plot_1344133503.pdf 
  17088   Wed Aug 17 11:10:51 2022 ranaUpdateComputersc1teststand rack mounting for CDS upgradewe want to be able to run SimPlant on the
teststand, test our new controls algorithms,
test watchdogs, and any other software upgrades.
  
  17087   Wed Aug 17 10:27:49 2022 CiciUpdateGeneralLocking X-arm AUX laserTL;DR: Got the x-arm aux laser locked again
and took more data - my fit on my transfer
functions need improvement and my new method
 rpi_OLG_2022_08_16_17_00_41.pdfrpi_OLG_2022_08_16_17_01_21.pdf 
  17086   Wed Aug 17 10:23:05 2022 TegaUpdateGeneralc1vac issues, pressure gauge replacement- Disk full

I updated the configuration file
'/etc/logrotate.d/rsyslog' to set
  
  17085   Wed Aug 17 07:35:48 2022 yutaBureaucracyGeneralMy wish list for IFO commissioningFPMI related
- Better suspension damping
HIGH
  
  17084   Wed Aug 17 01:18:54 2022 KojiUpdateGeneralNotice: SURF SUS test setup blocking the lab wayJuan and I built an analog setup to measure
some transfer functions of the MOS suspension.
The setup is blocking the lab way around
 PXL_20220817_060428109.jpg 
  17083   Tue Aug 16 18:22:59 2022 TegaUpdateComputersc1teststand rack mounting for CDS upgrade[Tega, Yuta]

I keep getting confused about the
purpose of the teststand. The view I am adopting
 IMG_20220816_180157132.jpgIMG_20220816_175125874.jpg 
  17082   Mon Aug 15 20:09:18 2022 KojiUpdateGeneralc1vac issues, 1 pressure gauge died- Disk Full: Just use the usual /etc/logrotate
thing

- Vacuum gauge
  
  17081   Mon Aug 15 18:06:07 2022 AnchalUpdateGeneralc1vac issues, 1 pressure gauge died[Anchal, Paco, Tega]


Disk full issue:

c1vac
was showing /var disk to be full. We moved
  
  17080   Mon Aug 15 15:43:49 2022 AnchalUpdateGeneralComplete power shutdown and startup documentationAll steps taken have been recorded here:
https://wiki-40m.ligo.caltech.edu/Complete_power_shutdown_2022_08
  
  17079   Mon Aug 15 10:27:56 2022 KojiUpdateGeneralRecap of the additional measures for the outage prep[Yuta Koji]

(Report on Aug 12, 2022)

We went around the lab
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  17078   Fri Aug 12 13:40:36 2022 JCUpdateGeneralPreparing for Shutdown on Saturday, Aug 13[Yehonathan, JC]

Our first step in preparing for
the Shutdown was to center all the OpLevs.
  
  17077   Fri Aug 12 02:02:31 2022 KojiUpdateGeneralPower Outage Prep: nodus /home/export backupTook the backup (snapshot) of /home/export
as of Aug 12, 2022

controls@nodus>
  
  17076   Thu Aug 11 17:15:33 2022 CiciUpdateGeneralMeasuring AUX Laser UGF with Red PitayaTL;DR: Have successfully measured the UGF
of the AUX laser on my Red Pitaya! Attached
is one of my data runs (pdf + txt file). 
 rpi_OLG_2022_08_11_16_51_53.pdfrpi_OLG_2022_08_11_16_51_53.txt 
  17075   Thu Aug 11 16:48:59 2022 ranaUpdateComputer Scripts / ProgramsNDS2 updatesWe had several problems with our NDS2 server
configuration. It runs on megatron, but I
think it may have had issues since perhaps
  
  17074   Wed Aug 10 20:51:14 2022 TegaUpdateComputersCDS upgrade Front-end machine setupHere is a summary of what needs doing following
the chat with Jamie today.

 
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  17073   Wed Aug 10 20:30:54 2022 TegaSummarySUSCharacterisation of suspension damping[Yuta, Tega]

We diagnosed the suspension damping
of the IMC/BHD/recycling optics by kicking
 12x 
  17072   Wed Aug 10 19:36:45 2022 KojiBureaucracyGeneralLab cleaning and discoveryDuring the cleaning today, we found many
legacy lab items. Here are some policies
what should be kept / what should be disposed
 steel_plate.jpglogbook1.jpglogbook2.jpgpaper_plots.jpg 
  17071   Wed Aug 10 19:24:19 2022 ranaUpdateGeneralWorking Red Pitaya VNA                
Boom!
  
  17070   Wed Aug 10 15:33:59 2022 CiciUpdateGeneralWorking Red Pitaya VNATL;DR: I am now able to inject a swept
sine and measure a transfer function with
python on my Red Pitaya! Attached is
 rpi_vna_test.pdf 
  17069   Tue Aug 9 19:54:31 2022 yutaSummaryLSCFPMI locking tonight[Tega, Anchal, Yuta]

We resored FPMI locking settings.
  
  17068   Tue Aug 9 15:50:22 2022 KojiUpdateBHDBHD fringe contrast improved from 43% to 74%For both 40m/17020
and 40m/17024,
what does the contrast mean if the numbers
  
  17067   Tue Aug 9 15:33:12 2022 yutaUpdateBHDBHD fringe contrast improved from 43% to 74%[Anchal, Yehonathan, Yuta]

We did the constrast measurement with
 HPC-DCPD_B_OUT_1344118517_ITMY-LO.pngHPC-DCPD_A_OUT_1344118517_ITMY-LO.pngHPC-DCPD_B_OUT_1344118318_ITMX-LO.pngHPC-DCPD_A_OUT_1344118318_ITMX-LO.png 
  17066   Mon Aug 8 17:16:51 2022 TegaUpdateComputersFront-end machine setupAdded 3 FE machines - c1ioo, c1lsc, c1sus
-  to the teststand following the instructions
in elog15947.
 IMG_20220808_170349717.jpg 
  17065   Mon Aug 8 14:47:10 2022 ranaUpdatePSLFSSSlow/MCAutolocker issue (docker)can't we just go back to the old python
script that was working for many years, and
tested? I imagine that as soon as someone
  
  17064   Fri Aug 5 17:03:31 2022 YehonathanSummaryGeneralTesting 950nm laser found in trash pileI set out to test the actuation bandwidth
of the 950nm laser. I hooked the laser to
the output of the bias tee of PD testing
 20220805_164434.jpgLaserActuation_TF_Measurement.drawio.pdf 
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