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  3435   Wed Aug 18 16:42:14 2010 steveUpdatePEMPSL optical table legs load balanced 
 Rana, Koji, Alberto and Steve,
Tuesday afternoon
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  3444   Thu Aug 19 16:03:59 2010 steveUpdatePEMgrouting of PSL tripod legsThe 10' x 6' optical table is seating on
6 tripods. Each tripod leg has 3 feet. They
are supported by jack screws against copper
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  3448   Fri Aug 20 15:49:14 2010 steveUpdatePEMgrouting is doneThe preparation for pouring concrete is
continuing. The grout forms were removed.
Half inch ribbed steel bars were epoxied
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  3449   Fri Aug 20 16:17:35 2010 steveUpdatePEMPEM-count channels are not workingC1: PEM-count channels are dead since August
12, 2010
  
  3455   Mon Aug 23 08:28:27 2010 steveUpdateSUSETMY sus damping restored    
  3462   Tue Aug 24 11:23:32 2010 steveUpdatePEMtripod leg installation completedBertine Robby, Bertin and Jerry completed
the installation by pouring concrete yesterday
and cleaning up today.
 7x 
  3472   Wed Aug 25 16:13:32 2010 steveSummaryPEMPSL optical table is back into operation at 32.75" levelThe tile work was done yesterday after
noon.
This morning Mike Gerfen and me lowered
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  3477   Fri Aug 27 11:27:33 2010 steveUpdatePEMcrane safety documentI posted the crane safety document on the
40m wiki, vacuum page as 26 August 2010
Please add your comments and corrections.
  
  3493   Tue Aug 31 10:44:17 2010 steveUpdatePEMconcrete sealedThe PSL -leg concrete was sealed with a
single coat of SCOFIELD Cureseal-S to minimize
shedding of particles.
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  3495   Tue Aug 31 13:31:00 2010 steveUpdatePEMroom temp loweredI lowered room 101 thermostat setting from
74F to 72F
  
  3496   Tue Aug 31 14:47:53 2010 steveConfigurationPEMtoilet upgradeOur toilets were replaced by a green Gerber
1.6 gpf ( 6 lpf ) last week.
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  3505   Wed Sep 1 10:54:15 2010 steveUpdatePEM more crane balancing Crane balancing at the south end is continuing
today.
  
  3513   Thu Sep 2 14:11:17 2010 steveSummaryPEMsouth end crane balancing is completedThe crane I -beam now leveled at all degrees
of rotation.  The lower hinge was moved
southward  about 1/4 of an inch. 
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  3514   Thu Sep 2 16:41:32 2010 steveConfigurationSAFETYlaser is ON: safety glasses required!I hooked up interlock to the Innolight
2W 1064 nm in the enclosure. The manual shutter 
is closed on this unit.
  
  3547   Wed Sep 8 16:17:58 2010 steveUpdatePEMparticle counter problemI played with the particle counter this
morning. Now it's running and reading the
correct numbers on the old COCHECKLIST.adl
  
  3549   Thu Sep 9 08:23:45 2010 steveUpdateSAFETYmain laser turned offInnolight 2W 1064nm main laser was turned
off for more enclosure related work.
The electrician re rooting the power-
  
  3550   Thu Sep 9 11:17:15 2010 steveUpdateSAFETYmain laser is back ON


   
        
            
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  3551   Thu Sep 9 11:31:54 2010 steveUpdatePEMaccelerometer cable connectionI turned off/on the power to the accelerometers
in order to re rout their connections. I
found cable connector body-nut  #3 loose
  
  3585   Fri Sep 17 17:35:35 2010 steveUpdatePEMcleaned up at 1Y1 PSL rackCleaned up cables on the top and bottom.
Vacuumed both areas. We still have some remaining
shading from the MOPA umbilical and more
  
  3591   Mon Sep 20 17:10:10 2010 steveConfigurationPSL enclosure beam guides to IFO are installed The PSL out  2" OD beam guide
tube was cut  1.5" shorter to 13.5"
The 10" OD  0.25"
  
  3592   Tue Sep 21 15:33:02 2010 steveMetaphysicsTreasureWagonga alartJohn Miller has arrived from Australia
with 3 bags of  Wagonga Coffee. Trade
bargaining has started on
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  3605   Fri Sep 24 16:31:35 2010 steveConfigurationGeneralopen frame- rack is movedThe squeezing open frame rack was moved
from the south side of the PSL enclosure
to the north side of the SP table.
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  3611   Mon Sep 27 08:59:50 2010 steveConfigurationVACslow vent has startedBlocked PSL output beam  into IFO
Checked: HV at IOO & OMC are
off, jam nuts in position,
  
  3616   Tue Sep 28 14:12:14 2010 steveUpdateGeneralvertex crane drive is out of orderThe vertex crane drive is overheating,
it stopped functioning. Service man will
be here tomorrow morning.
  
  3624   Thu Sep 30 09:34:58 2010 steveUpdateGeneralvertex crane trolly drive fixed


   
        
            
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  3626   Thu Sep 30 13:43:29 2010 steveUpdateSAFETYpropane gas smell in control roomThe control room's north west corner smelled
like propane gas  yesterday around 16:30
We all agreed that the smell was
  
  3637   Fri Oct 1 16:46:20 2010 steveBureaucracySAFETYYuta received 40m-101-safety trainingOur visiting graduate student Yuta Michimura
received 40m specific basic safety training
today.
  
  3646   Tue Oct 5 09:26:04 2010 steveConfigurationPEMmoved accelerometersAccelerometers xyz were moved from IOO-south/west 
corner to under PSL table. They were turned
off for ~20 minutes.
  
  3654   Tue Oct 5 17:39:21 2010 steveConfigurationVACwest access connector removedKiwamu, Koji, Yutah, Rana, Jan and Steve
We removed the west access connector
this afternoon.
  
  3664   Thu Oct 7 08:39:39 2010 steveBureaucracySAFETYJoonho receives safety trainingOur new undergrad Joonho Lee received 40m
specific basic safety training yesterday.
Yuta and Joonho are scheduled to
  
  3670   Thu Oct 7 15:21:51 2010 steveUpdatePSLRF filter for PMCWe got two small RF filter for the PMC
from Valera  They are made by http://www.larkengineering.com/  
"MC35.5-3-AB" sma, 29300-01
 35.5MHZ.pdf 
  3676   Fri Oct 8 07:41:42 2010 steveConfigurationSAFETY2W laser shutter is closedThe 2 W Innolight shutter is closed and
enclosure door removed. Beam path blocked.
Do not change this condition.
  
  3677   Fri Oct 8 10:38:03 2010 steveConfigurationSAFETY2W laser shutter is closed


   
        
            
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  3682   Fri Oct 8 17:36:16 2010 steveFrogsPhotosvisiting undergradsProf Alan Weistein guided the 24 student
through the 40m. His performance was rated
as  an enthusiastic 9.5
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  3688   Mon Oct 11 10:51:36 2010 steveUpdateSUSOSEMs, OSEMs, OSEMs...those lovely little OSEMs   40dll.jpg 
  3698   Tue Oct 12 16:35:17 2010 steveConfigurationPSLPSL output monitor in placeInnolight
PSL laser is set to @2.1A , ~1.6W output
  
  3733   Mon Oct 18 09:01:48 2010 steveHowToGeneralHow not to This BNC cable is crying for help. Please
do not do this to me.  It should be
reported  to the  abused center.Throw
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  3745   Wed Oct 20 16:41:41 2010 steveOmnistructureGeneral laser chiller leaving for MIT   P1060929.JPG 
  3751   Thu Oct 21 10:44:56 2010 steveMetaphysicsTreasure1987 supernova tapes plus....?I'm cleaning out to make room for our new
optical cabinet. Are we keeping these? There
are  ~20  pieces of 10" od
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  3792   Wed Oct 27 09:02:29 2010 steveUpdateElectronicsHP4195A is NOT fixedwww.avalontest.com has fixed the 25MHz
oscillation.  Contact: Jim Burnham 760-536-0191
  
  3808   Thu Oct 28 09:16:17 2010 steveUpdatePEMwelding in the vertex areaFire-smoke sensors in the vertex area #2-31,
2-30 east, 2-32 south/MC2 and 2-37 old control
room area are turned off to accommodate the
  
  3810   Thu Oct 28 13:01:34 2010 steveUpdatePEMcrane repair guys left for the day


   
        
            
  
  3832   Mon Nov 1 10:17:55 2010 steveUpdateGeneralbreakers relabelledPedro of the electrical shop helped to
retrace wires from the racks to the breakers.
Many wrong labels were replaced. These labels
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  3833   Mon Nov 1 10:28:41 2010 steveBureaucracySAFETYSuresh received 40m safety trainingOur new postdoc Suresh Doravari received
40m specific safety training last week.
  
  3854   Wed Nov 3 16:49:31 2010 steveUpdateGeneralstorage cabinet is in placeThe south end of IFO room 104 was reshuffled.
The flow bench was moved all the way to the
south end to create more room for the crane
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  3862   Thu Nov 4 17:24:49 2010 steveUpdateGeneralconflat flanges for MIT8 pieces of 10" CF blanks were shipped
to MIT
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  3864   Thu Nov 4 17:57:27 2010 steveUpdateGeneralBeamScanner is working againKoji, Suresh and Steve,
The beam scanner is back from repair. 
Koji and Suresh helped to move the I/O address
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  3867   Fri Nov 5 09:08:14 2010 steveUpdateSUSepoxyPhysical Electronics: Vac-Seal #288-6000
arriving Monday. Our last bag used last week
had a p/n 1002003 with expiration date  
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  3894   Thu Nov 11 11:08:26 2010 steveBureaucracyPEMAP table found openPlease remember to cover the optical tables
!
  
  4059   Wed Dec 15 16:04:49 2010 steveConfigurationVACvacuum valves found in default conditionThis condition is created when we run out
of nitrogen that holds the valves in set
positions. The Maglev and other turbos are
  
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