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  384   Tue Oct 22 11:56:09 2019 StephenSupplyGeneralEpoxy Status update as of 22 October 2019The following is the current status of
the epoxies used in assembly of the OMC (excerpt
from C1900052)
 image_ep30-2_epoxy_kit_pcs_item_1582_location_downs_3303.JPG 
  383   Tue Oct 22 11:52:53 2019 StephenGeneralGeneralEpoxy Curing Timeline of OMC PZT Assy #9 and #10This post captures the curing timeline
followed by OMC PZT Assys #9 and #10.

Source file posted in case any
 omc_elog_383_Epoxy_Curing_Timeline_of_OMC_PZT_Assy_20191022.pngomc_elog_383_Epoxy_Curing_Timeline_of_OMC_PZT_Assy.pptx 
  382   Tue Oct 22 10:25:01 2019 StephenGeneralGeneralOMC PZT Assy #9 and #10 Production Cure Bake OMC PZT Assy Production Cure Bake (ref.
OMC
elog 381) for PZT Assy #9 and #10 started
 OMC_ABO_PZT_Curing_Bake_effort_201906_thru_201909.xlsproduction_cure_bake_pzt_assys_9_and_10_20190927.png 
  381   Mon Sep 30 23:16:53 2019 KojiOpticsGeneralOMC(004): PZT sub-assembly gluing (#9/#10)Friday: [Stephen, Koji]

As the oven setting has qualified,
we brought the PZT assys in the air bake
 IMG_8950.jpegIMG_8953.jpegIMG_8954.jpegIMG_8955.jpeg 
  380   Thu Sep 26 17:33:52 2019 StephenGeneralGeneralDirty ABO test run prior to PZT Subassembly Bonding - ABO is Ready!Follow up on OMC
elog 379

I was able to obtain the following
 image_showing_20190924_abo_qualifying_bake.png 
  379   Tue Sep 24 12:19:20 2019 StephenGeneralGeneral Dirty ABO test run prior to PZT Subassembly Bonding The 40m Bake Lab's
Dirty ABO's OMEGA PID controller was
borrowed for another oven in the Bake Lab
 image_showing_20190923_abo_qualifying_bake.png 
  378   Mon Sep 23 21:29:51 2019 KojiOpticsGeneralOMC(004): PZT sub-assembly gluing (#9/#10)[Stephen, Shruti, Koji]

We worked on the gluing of the
PZT sub-assy (#9 and #10) along with the
 IMG_8933.jpgIMG_8934.jpg 
  377   Wed Sep 18 23:38:52 2019 StephenGeneralGeneralDirty ABO ready for PZT Subassembly BondingThe 40m Bake Lab's
Dirty ABO's OMEGA PID controller was
borrowed for another oven in the Bake Lab,
 index.png 
  376   Wed Sep 18 23:16:06 2019 StephenSupplyGeneralItems staged at 40m Bake Lab for PZT Subassembly BondingThe following items are presently staged
at the 40m Bake Lab (see photo indicating
current location) (noting items broght by
 IMG_5216.JPGIMG_5215.JPG 
  375   Wed Sep 18 22:30:11 2019 StephenSupplyGeneralEP30-2 Location and StatusHere is a summary of the events of the
last week, as they relate to EP30-2.

1) I lost the EP30-2 syringes that
 IMG_5217.JPG 
  374   Thu Sep 5 15:40:42 2019 shrutiOpticsConfigurationPZT Sub-AssemblyAim: To find the combinations
of mounting prism+PZT+curved mirror to build
two PZT sub-assemblies that best minimises
 Diagrams_SubAssembly.pdfC10_C13_Combinations.pdfPlots_Config_Tolerance.pdf 
  373   Thu Aug 29 11:51:49 2019 shrutiOpticsCharacterizationWedging of the debonded PZTs - CalculationUsing the measurements of PZTs 12,13 taken
by Stephen, I estimated the wedging angle
and orientation following Section 2.3.1 of
 PZT_Wedging_Results.pdfPZT_Wedging_Calc.pdf 
  372   Fri Aug 23 11:11:44 2019 shrutiOpticsCharacterizationFinding the curvature bottomI attempted to fit the data taken
by Koji of the beam spot precession at the
CCD in order to find the location of the
 CircleFit.pdfSineFit.pdf 
  371   Thu Aug 22 12:35:53 2019 StephenOpticsCharacterizationWedging of the debonded PZTs 2019 AugustWedge and thickness measurements of PZTs
12 and 13 took place after debonding and
cleaning - results are shown in the first
 IMG_4775.JPGIMG_4770.JPG 
  370   Mon Jul 1 12:49:42 2019 KojiOpticsCharacterizationScattering measurement of A and C mirrorsLiyuan's scattering measurement for
the A and C mirrors.
 omc_cm_tis_062419.pdfomc_prism_tis_062419.pdf 
  369   Mon Jul 1 12:38:49 2019 KojiOpticsCharacterizationA and M prisms perpendicularity measurement[Stephen, Koji]

The perpendicularity of
some of the A and M prisms were tested.
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  368   Mon Jun 24 12:54:58 2019 KojiCleanGeneralHEPA BOOTHhttps://www.airscience.com/purair-flow-laminar-flow-cabinets   
  367   Tue May 28 12:14:20 2019 StephenOpticsGeneralCM PZT Assembly Debonding of EP30-2 in Acetone[LiyuanZ, StephenA]

Downs B119

Summary:
 8x 
  366   Thu May 23 23:27:38 2019 KojiOpticsCharacterizationIGHQEX3000 high power testLaserComponents IGHQEX3000 (Cage
B2: Serial# B1-23) was exposed to the beam
with the optical power from 1.6mW to 332mW.
 HQEPD_high_power_test.pdfpd_images.png 
  365   Thu May 23 01:42:46 2019 KojiOpticsCharacterizationC30665 high power testAn Excelitas C30665 PD with the
cap removed (SN07 in Case H slot #2) was
exposed to the beam with the optical power
 C30665_high_power_test.pdfpd_surface.jpg 
  364   Wed May 22 07:31:37 2019 KojiOpticsConfigurationCamera test (DCPD high power test)C30665 (3mm) camera test. The camera was
Canon PowerShot G7X MkII. Exposure 1/15s,
F 5.6, ISO 125, MF (~the closest), no zoom.
 20190521201838_IMG_7939_2.jpg 
  363   Mon May 20 19:53:17 2019 KojiOpticsConfigurationDCPD high power testWe want to perform a damage test of OMC
DCPDs with high power beam. The OMC DCPD
is the 3mm InGaAs photodiodes with high quantum
 BIAS.pdfP_20190520_204822.jpg 
  362   Thu May 16 12:41:28 2019 ChubGeneralGeneralfire pillow found on optics tableThat is an expanding fire pillow, also
known as firebrick.  It is used to create
a fire block where holes in fire-rated walls
  
  361   Wed May 15 19:07:53 2019 KojiCleanGeneralWhat is this???Suddenly something dirty emerged in the
lab. What is this? It looks like an insulation
foam or similar, but is quite degraded and
 P_20190515_185602.jpgP_20190515_185844.jpg 
  360   Thu May 9 18:10:24 2019 KojiOpticsCharacterizationOMC(004): Spot position scan / power budget(Now the CCD image is captured as a movie
and the screen capture is easier!)

Various spot positions
 190508.pngscattering_spots_CM1.png 
  359   Thu May 9 17:35:07 2019 KojiOpticsGeneralAlignment strategyNotes
on the OMC cavity alignment strategy

- x3=1.17 γ + 1.40 δ, x4=1.40
 T1500060_OMC_Optical_Testing_Procedure.pdf 
  358   Thu May 9 16:07:18 2019 StephenMechanicsGeneralImprovements to OMC Bonding Fixture[Stephen, Koji]

As mentioned in eLOG
331, either increased thermal cycling
 image_of_issue_with_OMC_PZT_bonding_fixture_from_D16003336-v3.pngimage_02_of_issue_with_OMC_PZT_bonding_fixture_from_D16003336-v3.PNG 
  357   Fri May 3 11:06:28 2019 KojiOpticsCharacterizationOMC(004): Spot positions and the scatteringExperiment on 5/1
- CM1 right knob was moved 1div (10um)
backward such that the spots were better
 misalignment.pdf 
  356   Wed May 1 15:40:46 2019 KojiOpticsCharacterizationOMC(004): Spot positions and the scatteringTried a few things.

1. Replaced CM1 (PZT ASSY
#10=M21+PZT#22+C12) with PZT ASSY #7 (=M1+PZT#13+C13)
 misalignment.pdf 
  355   Thu Apr 25 15:05:19 2019 JoeOpticsCharacterizationLooking at PZT HOM spacing dependance and thinking about workflow[koji, joe]

The template or glass breadboard
was wobbling, and we noticed that the caivty
  
  354   Wed Apr 24 13:58:51 2019 JoeOpticsCharacterizationOMC power budget and UV Epoxy Bonding of BS1[koji,philip,joe,liyuan,stephen]

need to add spot positions.

Mirrors: PZT11,PZT22, A14, A5
  
  353   Tue Apr 23 10:21:12 2019 JoeOpticsConfigurationMoving the spots to the centre of the curved mirrors[Koji,Philip, Liyuan, Joe]

CM1:

We moved the curved mirrors to
 FSR_detuned_locking.pdfCM1_IMG_7702.JPGCM2_IMG_7704.JPG 
  352   Mon Apr 22 19:54:28 2019 KojiGeneral OMC(004): Spot positions at the end of Apr 22nd   misalignment4.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 
  350   Sat Apr 20 00:50:12 2019 KojiOpticsCharacterizationOMC(004): Spot positionsSimilarly to OMC
ELOG 349 the spot positions after the
replacement of CM2 were measured (Attachment
 misalignment2.pdfmisalignment3.pdf 
  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 
  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 
  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 
  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 
  345   Wed Apr 17 10:30:37 2019 PhilipOpticsGeneralOMC optical set-up day 1[Joe, Koji, Liyuan, Philip, Stephen]
Work done on 16.04.2019
  
  344   Wed Apr 17 09:08:47 2019 StephenGeneralGeneralOMC(004): Unwrapping and preparing breadboard[Stephen, Philip, Koji, Joe]

Breadboard D1200105 SN06 was selected
as described in eLOG
 IMG_7635_packaging_of_sn06.JPGIMG_7637_engraving_of_sn06.JPGIMG_7641_particulate_before_top_gun_large_face.JPGIMG_7644_particulate_before_top_gun_small_face.JPGIMG_7646_particulate_after_top_gun.JPG 
  343   Tue Apr 16 23:11:43 2019 KojiGeneralGeneralBorrowed items from the other labsApr 16, 2019
Borrowed
two laser goggles from the 40m. (Returned
  
  342   Tue Apr 16 21:16:11 2019 KojiOpticsCharacterizationOMC(004): PZT testing for spare OMCAfter having dug into the past email, it
turned out that these wires were the ones
already replaced from the original teflonwires.
  
  341   Tue Apr 16 17:24:56 2019 KojiOpticsConfigurationOMC(004): E Mirror selectionWe are going to use E6, E9, E11, and E14
for BS1, SM1, SM2, and SM3. They (and E18)
are all very similar.
 E_Mirror_selection.pdf 
  340   Tue Apr 16 16:52:36 2019 KojiOpticsConfigurationOMC(004): B Mirror selectionWe are going to use B6 for the
DCPD BS (BS2), and B1 for the QPD BS (BS3).
Their role can not
 B_Mirror_selection.pdf 
  339   Tue Apr 16 16:40:26 2019 KojiGeneralConfigurationOMC(004): A Mirror selectionWe are going to use A5 and A14
for FM1 and FM2. (The role of these
two can be swapped)
 A_Mirror_selection.pdf 
  338   Tue Apr 16 16:35:09 2019 KojiOpticsConfigurationOMC(004): Glass breadboard selectionD1200105 SN006 was selected as
the breadboard for OMC(004).
The reason is the best parallelism
 BB_selection.pdf 
  337   Tue Apr 16 11:36:36 2019 KojiOpticsCharacterizationOMC(004): PZT testing for spare OMCAttachment 1: Shadow sensor
setup for the PZT displacement test

Attachment 2:
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  336   Mon Apr 15 21:11:49 2019 PhilipOpticsCharacterizationOMC(004): PZT testing for spare OMC[Koji, Philip]

Today we tested the functionality
of the four remaining PZTs (11,12,13 and
  
  335   Mon Apr 15 01:23:45 2019 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC(004): PZT sub-assembly post air-bake inspection (Sub-assy #10) Sub-ASSY
#10

Attachment #1: Mounting
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