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  346   Thu Apr 18 20:47:54 2019 JoeOptics OMC initial alignment and locking[Joe, Phillip, Koji, Stephen]

*draft post, please add anymore
info if I missed something*
 IMG_7676.JPGIMG_7666.JPGIMG_7670.JPGIMG_7883.JPGIMG_7882.JPG 
  347   Fri Apr 19 09:21:07 2019 PhilipOptics Cleaning of OMC opticsach[Joe, Phillip, Koji,
Stephen]

Work from 17.04.2019
 IMG_7877.JPGIMG_7883.JPGIMG_7884.JPG 
  348   Fri Apr 19 09:35:28 2019 JoeGeneral Adjusting cavity axis, re-alignment of OMC and locking[koji,philip,
joe, liyuan,
steven]
 FSR_Scan_Fitfsrdata.pdfIMG_7679_cropped.jpg 
  349   Fri Apr 19 11:34:19 2019 KojiOptics OMC initial alignment and lockingThe spot on CM1 was found displaced by
3.4mm (horiz.) and 3.0mm (vert.)
in the upper right direction looking from
 misalignment1.pdf 
  351   Mon Apr 22 09:54:21 2019 JoeGeneral Shortening cavity (A5,A14,PZT11,PZT22) to get closer to design FSR[Koji,Joe,Philip,stephen]

in units 20um per div on the micrometer
[n.b. we reailised that its 10um per div
 CM1_IMG_7699.jpgCM2_IMG_7697.jpg 
  352   Mon Apr 22 19:54:28 2019 KojiGeneral OMC(004): Spot positions at the end of Apr 22nd   misalignment4.pdf 
  224   Wed Jul 15 22:23:17 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverE1400445 first lookThis is not an OMC related and even not
happening in the OMC lab (happening at the
40m), but I needed somewhere to elog...
 IMG_20150714_195534852.jpgIMG_20150714_195227746_HDR.jpg 
  225   Sat Jul 18 11:37:21 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverD0900848 power board ~ oscillation issue solvedPower Supply Board D0900848 was
oscillating. Here is the procedure how the
issue was fixed.
 6x 
  227   Wed Jul 22 09:43:01 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverPower supply test of the EOM/AOM DriverSerial Number of the unit: S1500117
Tester: Koji Arai
  
  228   Wed Jul 22 10:15:14 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverRF test of the EOM/AOM Driver S15001177) Make sure the on/off RF button works,
=> OK

8) Make sure the power output doesn't
  
  229   Sat Jul 25 17:24:11 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverRF test of the EOM/AOM Driver S1500117(Calibration for Attachment 5 corrected
Aug 27, 2015)


Now the test procedure
 7x 
  230   Tue Jul 28 18:36:50 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverRF test of the EOM/AOM Driver S1500117Final Test Result of S1500117:
https://dcc.ligo.org/LIGO-S1500117


After some staring the
 IMG_20150727_214536773_HDR.jpgEOM_Driver_DAQ_TF_test.pdfEOM_Driver_Mon_PSD.pdf 
  231   Mon Aug 10 02:11:47 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverRF AM Measurement Unit E1500151This is an entry for the work on Aug 3rd.

LIGO
DCC E1500151
 IMG_20150803_223403975.jpgIMG_20150803_221210816_HDR.jpgIMG_20150803_223420267.jpg 
  232   Mon Aug 10 11:39:40 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverRF AM Measurement Unit E1500151Entry for Aug 6th, 2015

I faced with difficulties to operate
the RF AM detectors.
  
  233   Mon Aug 10 11:57:17 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverRF AM Measurement Unit E1500151Spending some days to figure out how to
program CPLD (Xilinx CoolRunner II XC2C384).

I learned that the JTAG cable which
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  234   Mon Aug 10 12:09:49 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverRF AM Measurement Unit E1500151Still suffering from a power supply
issue!

I have been tracking the issues
 IMG_20150809_215628585_HDR.jpg 
  237   Fri Aug 28 01:08:14 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverRF AM Measurement Unit E1500151 ~ CalibrationWorked on the calibration of the
RF AM Measurement Unit. 

The calibration concept is as follows:
 RFAM_detector_calib.pdfRFAM_detector_calib_spectra.pdf 
  238   Fri Aug 28 02:14:53 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverRF AM Measurement Unit E1500151 ~ 37MHz OCXO AM measurementIn order to check the noise level
of the RFAM detector, the power and cross
spectra for the same signal source
 OCXO_AM_noise.pdf 
  240   Tue Sep 8 10:55:31 2015 KojiElectronicsAM Stabilized EOM DriverRF AM Measurement Unit E1500151 ~ 37MHz OCXO AM measurementTest sheet: https://dcc.ligo.org/LIGO-E1400445

Test Result (S1500114): https://dcc.ligo.org/S1500114
  
  6   Fri Jun 29 11:26:04 2012 ZachOpticsCharacterizationRoC measurement setupHere is the proposed RoC measurement
setup. Koji tells me that this is referred
to as "Anderson's method".
 RoC_measurement_setup.pngRoC_measurement_setup.graffle.zip 
  8   Wed Jul 18 23:20:13 2012 KojiOpticsCharacterizationMode scan results of ELIGONic Smith sent me a bunch of elog lists
where the results of the mode scan can be
found.
  
  9   Sun Jul 22 15:56:53 2012 ZachOpticsCharacterizationRoC measurement setupHere is a more detailed version of
the setup, so that we can gather the parts
we will need.
 detailed_RoC_setup.pngdetailed_RoC_setup.graffle.zip 
  31   Thu Oct 18 20:23:33 2012 KojiOpticsCharacterizationImproved measurementSignificant
improvement has been achieved in the RoC
 Cav_scan_response_zoom_20121017.pdfdetailed_RoC_setup.pdf 
  32   Wed Nov 7 01:28:20 2012 KojiOpticsCharacterizationWedge angle test (A1)Wedge
angle test
Result: Wedge angle of Prism A1:
 wedge_measurement.pngwedge_measurement_setup.png 
  35   Thu Nov 8 13:24:53 2012 KojiOpticsCharacterizationMore wedge measurementA1
Horiz Wedge    0.497   
+/-    0.004 deg
 wedge_measurement_overall.pdf 
  39   Fri Nov 9 00:43:32 2012 KojiOpticsCharacterizationFurther more wedge measurementNow it's enough for the first OMC (or even
second one too).
Today's measurements all distributed
 wedge_measurement_overall.pdf121108a_A1.pdf 
  40   Sat Nov 17 02:31:34 2012 KojiOpticsCharacterizationMirror T testMirror T test
The mirror was misaligned to have
~2deg incident (mistakenly...) angle.
  
  41   Mon Nov 19 13:33:14 2012 KojiOpticsCharacterizationResuming testing mirror RoCsIn order to resume testing the curvatures
of the mirrors, the same mirror as the previous
one was tested.
 Cav_scan_response_zoom_20121016.pdf 
  42   Mon Nov 26 01:40:00 2012 KojiOpticsCharacterizationMore RoC measurementC1: RoC: 2.57845 +/− 4.2e−05m
 RoC_measurement.pdf 
  44   Tue Dec 18 20:04:40 2012 KojiOpticsCharacterizationPrism Thickness MeasurementThe thicknesses of the prism mirrors (A1-A5)
were measured with micrometer thickness gauge.
Since the thickness of the thinner
 prism.png 
  49   Mon Dec 31 03:11:45 2012 KojiOpticsCharacterizationFurther more RoC measurementTotal (excluding C2, C7, C8): 2.575 +/-
0.005 [m]
New results
 Cav_scan_response_zoom_20121125_C6_9.pdf 
  50   Wed Jan 2 07:35:55 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationThickness of a curved mirrorMeasured the thickness of a curved mirror:
Took three points separated by 120
degree.
  
  51   Wed Jan 2 07:45:39 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationFirst Contact testConclusion:
Good. First contact did not damage the coating
surface, and reduced the loss
 Cav_scan_response_zoom_20121125_C2_before.pdfCav_scan_response_zoom_20121125_C2_after.pdf 
  53   Thu Jan 10 18:37:50 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationWedging of the PZTsYesterday I measured the thickness of the
PZTs in order to get an idea how much the
PZTs are wedged.
 PZT_wedging.pdf 
  54   Wed Jan 16 14:10:50 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationAutocollimator tests of optics perpendicularity/parallelismThe
items:
- Autocollimator (AC) borrowed from
  
  56   Sat Jan 19 20:47:41 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationWedge measurement with the autocollimatorThe wedge angle of the prism "A1"
was measured with the autocollimator (AC).
The range of the AC is 40 arcmin.
 autocollimator_wedge_measurement.pdf 
  59   Mon Feb 4 00:39:08 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationWedge measurement with the autocollimator and the rotation stageMethod:

    Mount the tombstone prism
on the prism mount. The mount is fixed on
 autocollimator_wedge_measurement.pdf 
  60   Wed Feb 6 02:34:10 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationWedge measurement with the autocollimator and the rotation stageMeasurement:

    A6:   α
= 0.665 deg, β = +3.0 arcmin (1.5 div
  
  62   Thu Feb 7 23:01:45 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationUV epoxy gluing test [Jeff, Yuta, Koji]
Gluing test with UV-cure epoxy
Optocast 3553-LV-UTF-HM
  
  66   Fri Mar 1 23:52:18 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationWedge measurement with the autocollimator and the rotation stageMeasurement:

    E1:   α = 
0.672 deg, β = +0.0  arcmin (0 div up)
  
  67   Tue Mar 5 19:37:00 2013 ZachOpticsCharacterizationeLIGO OMC visibility vs. power measurement detailsEDIT (ZK): Koji points out that (1 -
Ti) should really be the non-resonant reflectivity
of the aligned cavity, which is much closer
 eOMC_visibility_3_4_13.png 
  68   Wed Mar 6 23:24:58 2013 ZachOpticsCharacterizationeLIGO OMC visibility vs. power measurement detailsI found that, in fact, I had lowered
the modulation depth since when I measured
it to be 0.45 rads --> Psb = 0.1.
 TEK00005.PNGTEK00007.PNGeOMC_visibility_3_4_13.pngeOMC_AMTF_vs_power_3_6_13.png 
  72   Fri Mar 15 02:15:45 2013 KojiElectronicsCharacterizationDiode testingDiode testing
o Purpose of the measurement
- Test Si QPDs (C30845EH) for ISC
 QPD_GR_TEST_130316.pdf 
  73   Sun Mar 17 21:59:47 2013 KojiElectronicsCharacterizationDiode testing ~ DCPD- For the dark noise measurement, the lid
of the die-cast case should also contact
to the box for better shielding. This made
 OMCPD_TEST_130317.pdf 
  74   Wed Mar 20 09:38:02 2013 ZachOpticsCharacterization[LLO] OMC test bench modified For various reasons, I had to switch
NPROs (from the LightWave 126 to the Innolight
Prometheus).
 new_setup_traced.jpg 
  78   Sat Mar 23 16:36:15 2013 KojiElectronicsCharacterizationDiode QE measurementQuantum efficiencies of the C30665GH
diodes were measured. 
- The diode was biased by the FEMTO
 P3213308.JPGP3213310.JPG 
  92   Wed Apr 3 17:39:38 2013 KojiMechanicsCharacterizationCalibration of the test PZTs before the glue testWe want to make sure the responses of the
PZT actuator does not change after the EP30-2
gluing.
 P4033491.JPGshadow_sensor_calib.pdf 
  95   Thu Apr 4 01:35:04 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationMode matching to the OMC cavityThe fiber output was matched with the lenses
on a small bread board.
The detailed configuration is found
  
  96   Thu Apr 4 01:43:06 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationMirror T measurement[Zach, Koji]
The measurement setup for the transmission
measurement has been made at the output of
  
  98   Fri Apr 5 14:39:26 2013 KojiMechanicsCharacterizationCalibration of the test PZTs after the heat cureWe attached fused silica windows on the
test PZTs. http://nodus.ligo.caltech.edu:8080/OMC_Lab/93
The glued assemblies were brought
 shadow_sensor_calib_after_bake.pdfPZTresponse.pdf 
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