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  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 
  52   Sun Jan 6 23:22:21 2013 KojiMechanicsGeneralSolidWorks model of the OMC suspension    D0900295_AdvLIGO_SUS_Output_Mode_Cleaner_Overall_Assembly.pngD0900295_AdvLIGO_SUS_Output_Mode_Cleaner_Overall_Assembly.easm 
  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
  
  55   Fri Jan 18 13:25:17 2013 KojiOpticsConfigurationAutocollimator calibrationAn autocollimator (AC) should show (0,0)
if a retroreflector is placed in front of
the AC.
 autocollimator_calibration.pdf 
  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 
  57   Tue Jan 22 11:10:25 2013 KojiFacilityGeneralEyeware storage and hooks for the face shields are installedA carpenter has come to install the eyeware
storage and hooks for the face shields.
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  58   Tue Jan 22 17:56:32 2013 KojiMechanicsGeneralRotary stage selectionNewport UTR80

    Sensitivity: 4 arcsec
  
  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
  
  61   Thu Feb 7 21:35:46 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralDmass's loan of LB1005 / A2&C2 sent to Fullerton / First Contact @40mDmass
borrowed the LB1005 servo amp from the OMC
lab.
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  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
  
  63   Thu Feb 21 18:44:18 2013 KojiOpticsConfigurationPerpendicularity testPerpendicularity test of the mounting
prisms:
The perpendicularity of the prism
 perpendicularity_test.pdfP2203206.JPG 
  64   Wed Feb 27 18:18:48 2013 KojiOpticsConfigurationMore perpendicularity testMounting Prisms:
(criteria: 30arcsec = 145urad =>
0.36mm spot shift)
  
  65   Fri Mar 1 23:06:15 2013 KojiOpticsConfigurationMore perpendicularity test finalPerpendicularity of the "E" mirror
was measured.

Mounting Prisms:
  
  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 
  69   Thu Mar 7 15:53:47 2013 KojiMechanicsGeneralOMC Transportation fixture, OMC PD/QPD mounts   P3073218.JPGP3073219.JPGP3073223.JPGP3073225.JPGP3073227.JPG 
  70   Thu Mar 14 17:06:21 2013 KojiMechanicsGeneralOMC SUS work @LLOEDIT (ZK): All photos on
Picasa. Also, I discovered that
 2013-03-14_16.03.40.jpg2013-03-14_16.04.07.jpg 
  71   Thu Mar 14 22:18:23 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralNew loans for the diode testALL
returned

Loan
from ATF:
  
  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 
  75   Sat Mar 23 02:32:23 2013 KojiFacilityGeneralN2 cylinder deliveredPreparation for ionized N2 blow
- 99.9998% N2 cylinder delivered
(ALPHAGAZ 2 grade by AIR LIQUIDE) ALPHAGAZ
 P3233349.jpg 
  76   Sat Mar 23 02:41:00 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralBlack glass beam dumps for the first OMCReceived black glass beam dumps from
MIT
- gluing by EP30-2 looks pretty fine.
 P3223314.JPGP3223319.jpgP3223320.jpg 
  77   Sat Mar 23 13:34:14 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralPZT assembly prototype glued 
Prototype
PZT assembly
 P3223322.jpgP3223323.jpgP3233336.jpgP3233348.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
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  79   Mon Mar 25 02:04:05 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC building plan / procedure ~ WB18WB 18 March 

    Diode test
    
        Dark current
  
  80   Mon Mar 25 18:34:25 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC building plan / procedure ~ Mar 25 Mon25 March (Mon): 
Inspect the test PZT assembly

    => Give it to Bob. 
  
  81   Mon Mar 25 19:31:16 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralOMC Top-side gluing[Koji Jeff Zach]  
AAA
 P3253353.jpgP3253372.jpgP3253394.jpgP3253400.jpg 
  82   Tue Mar 26 22:33:07 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralLoan for the OMC buildingLoan from PSL Lab
- 300mm mirror with Ultima mount
and pedestal
  
  83   Wed Mar 27 20:54:45 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC building plan / procedure ~ Mar 26 Mon26 March (Tue):
- Curved mirror characterization
(Koji, done)
  
  84   Wed Mar 27 20:54:54 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC building plan / procedure ~ Mar 27 Wed27 March (Wed)
- AOM drift investigation (Lisa,
Zach)
  
  85   Wed Mar 27 20:55:10 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC building plan / procedure ~ Mar 28 Thu28 March (Thu): 

    Rebuild the bottom template
in the lab
    Place the bottom
  
  86   Thu Mar 28 03:37:07 2013 ZachOpticsConfigurationTest setup input optics progress[Lisa, Zach]
Last night (Tuesday), I finished
setting up and aligning most of the input
 OMC_test_setup_IO.jpg2013-03-27_05.48.20.jpg2013-03-28_02.29.36.jpg 
  87   Fri Mar 29 08:55:00 2013 ZachOpticsConfigurationBeam launched into fiber

    

       
            
  
  88   Mon Apr 1 03:13:41 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralFailure of PZT-glass joints[Koji, Jeff, Zach, Lisa]
We glued a test PZT-mirror assembly
last week in order to make sure the heat
  
  89   Mon Apr 1 03:23:48 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralUV power calibration[Koji Lisa Jeff Zach]
Eric G bought a UV power meter from
American Ultraviolet.
  
  90   Mon Apr 1 10:28:03 2013 KojiMechanicsGeneralAdditional UV blast for the top surface[Koji, Lisa, Jeff, Zach]

Jeffs concern after talking with the
 P3283483.JPGP3283459.jpgP3283473.JPG 
  91   Mon Apr 1 18:17:01 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralMirror curvature center testLocations of the curvature minimum
on the OMC curved mirrors have been measured.
 6x 
  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 
  93   Wed Apr 3 18:42:45 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralEP30-2 gluing testEP30-2 gluing test
  
  94   Thu Apr 4 00:35:42 2013 ZachOpticsConfigurationMMT installed on breadboard, periscope built[Koji, Zach]
 2013-04-03_23.43.00.jpg 
  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
  
  97   Thu Apr 4 23:44:52 2013 KojiOpticsConfigurationBeam launched into fiberWe had to move our flipper mirror to share
the beam between Peter's setup and ours as
our flipper is at the place where the ISS
  
  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 
  99   Fri Apr 5 18:18:36 2013 ZachOpticsConfigurationAOM probably broken

    

       
            
 Isomet_1250C_zin_4_5_13.png 
  100   Mon Apr 8 11:11:37 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationMore Mirror T measurementMore Ts of the mirrors were measured.
A mirror specification:
Request: 8300+/-800 ppm
  
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