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  103   Mon Apr 8 20:56:52 2013 KojiOpticsConfigurationPZT & Curverd Mirror arrangementAssembly #1:
Mounting Prism #16
PZT #26
 PZT_assembly.pdf 
  104   Mon Apr 8 21:11:14 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralPZT assembly gluing[Jeff, Zach, Koji] 
PZT assembly gluing
Glue gun -> to be returned to
  
  105   Mon Apr 8 23:42:33 2013 KojiOpticsConfigurationFake OMC roughly alignedMode matching:
 
 beam_profile.pdfmode_matching.pdf 
  106   Tue Apr 9 13:56:09 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralPZT assembly post gluing / pre baking pictures 
  
  108   Thu Apr 11 15:10:22 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC Progress[Zach, Jeff, Koji]

- Jeff configured the bottom
side template to have a nominal value
  
  109   Fri Apr 12 09:25:31 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationAlignment of the OMC (without glue)[Zach Koji]
The first attempt not to touch the
curved mirrors did not work. (Not surprising)
  
  110   Sat Apr 13 21:06:02 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralOMC Bottom-side: cavity glued[Jeff, Zach, Lisa, Koji]
Gluing of the cavity mirrors went
 Cav_scan_response_130412_Pitch.pdfCav_scan_response_130412_Yaw.pdf 
  111   Tue Apr 16 00:40:45 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralPD/QPD path gluing ~ preparation[Jeff Koji]
- Placed the optics on the PD/QPD
path
  
  112   Tue Apr 16 08:12:14 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationFurther More Mirror T measurementT&Rs of the B mirrors and some of the
E mirrors are measured.
I found that 
  
  113   Tue Apr 16 09:43:58 2013 KojiOpticsConfigurationMirror list for L1OMCL1 OMC
Cavity Mirrors
FM1 (input coupler): A8
 OMC_breadboard_mirror_config.png 
  114   Tue Apr 16 23:26:51 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationFurther More Mirror T measurementSince the previous measurement showed too
high loss, the optical setup was checked.
It seemed that a PBS right before
  
  115   Wed Apr 17 07:30:04 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralQPD path gluedYesterday,
all of the glass components for the QPD path
were glued.
  
  116   Thu Apr 18 11:43:59 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralMounting Glass Bracket Failure[Jeff, Koji]
- While we were working on the optics
alignment, one of the mounting brackets made
  
  118   Thu Apr 18 11:59:02 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralDCPD path gluing[Jeff, Koji]
DCPD path gluing
  
  119   Fri May 3 21:09:08 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC is backL1 OMC is back on the table for the action
next week.
  
  120   Mon May 6 19:31:51 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationSpot position measurement on the diode mountsMeasurement Order: DCPD2->DCPD1->QPD1->QPD2
DCPD1: 1.50mm+0.085mm => Beam
0.027mm too low
 DCPD1.pngDCPD2.pngQPD1.pngQPD2.png 
  121   Wed May 8 15:08:57 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationSpot position measurement on the diode mountsRemeasured the spot positions:
DCPD1: 1.50mm+0.085mm => Beam
0.084mm too high
 DCPD1.pngDCPD2.pngQPD1.pngQPD2.png 
  122   Wed May 8 15:36:50 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralLatest OMC schedule
May
(done) Mon  6th:
Invar plate arrival / Spot position measurement
(done)
Tue  7th: Invar plate cleaning / Spot position
  
  123   Fri May 10 09:33:22 2013 KojiSupplyGeneralCOMSOL simulation on the glass bracket stress   COMSOL1.png 
  124   Mon May 13 14:49:35 2013 KojiMechanicsCharacterizationMounting Glass Bracket still broke with tightenin stress[Koji / Jeff]
This is the elog about the work on
May 9th.
  
  125   Mon May 13 14:59:16 2013 KojiMechanicsGeneralInvar shim gluingThe invar reinforcement shims were glued
on the glass brackets on the breadboard.
  
  126   Mon May 13 15:00:23 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralCurrent most reliable OMC scheduleMay
Tue 14th The OMC
given to Bob (Air bake & Vac bake)

Mon
20th The OMC received from Bob
        
  
  127   Tue May 14 19:06:00 2013 KojiCleanGeneralOMC BakingThe OMC is in the air bake oven now.
  
  128   Mon May 20 14:59:21 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC is out from the ovenThe OMC came back to the table again.
No obvious change is visible: no
crack, no delamination
  
  129   Tue May 21 18:28:08 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralCurrent most reliable OMC schedule- The wrong Mighty Mouse connectors for
the PZT wires were prepared. The correct
ones are in the vacuum oven till Tuesday
  
  130   Thu May 23 23:41:48 2013 KojiMechanicsGeneralDCPD/QPD MountDCPD mounts and QPD mounts were attached
on the breadboard. They are not aligned yet
and loosely fastened.
  
  131   Thu May 30 14:38:42 2013 KojiElectronicsGeneralCable fitting Yesterday Jeff and Chub worked on the cabling
of the OMC. It turned out that the gender
of the cable connectors 
  
  132   Thu May 30 15:00:28 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralQPD alignmentThe QPD alignment was adjusted using
the aligned beam to the cavity and the 4ch
transimpedance amplifier.
  
  133   Fri May 31 05:46:54 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralQPD alignmentPeter F suggested to check the bottom surface
of the PD housings if there is any protrusion/interference/whatever.
And that was true! It was found that
 QPD1.JPGQPD2.JPGQPD_calib.nb.zip 
  134   Fri May 31 14:07:54 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationTransverse Mode Spacing measurement afte the baking Measurement for pitch
Free Spectral Range
(FSR): 264.9703 +/− 0.0007 MHz
 Cav_scan_response_130530_Pitch.pdfCav_scan_response_130530_Yaw.pdf 
  135   Mon Jun 3 18:58:08 2013 KojiOpticsConfigurationOMC final tests- QPD mount aligned, QPD output checked
  The spots are with 100um from
the center of the diodes. [ELOG
  
  136   Mon Jun 3 21:19:03 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralPlanningMonday - Evening
(Koji)
[done] - DCPD alignment
  
  138   Wed Jun 5 18:19:51 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralSome recent photos from the OMC final test at CITApplying First Contact for the optics cleaning
  
  139   Wed Jun 5 18:51:31 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralL1 OMC shipped out[Koji, Jeff]
The L1 OMC
 CAM00011.jpgP6054027.JPG 
  140   Fri Jun 7 16:04:44 2013 KojiGeneralGeneral[LLO] OMC arrived[Koji Zach Suresh]
The OMC arrived at LLO without any
destruction!
  
  141   Mon Jun 10 10:04:37 2013 KojiGeneralGeneral[LLO] OMC Test[Koji Zach]
We worked on the OMC test over
the weekend.
 OMC_pow_cal.pdfresponsivity.pdfOMC_pow_cal_compensated.pdf 
  142   Thu Jun 13 12:04:57 2013 KojiGeneralGeneral[LLO] OMC Optical Test - completedhttps://alog.ligo-la.caltech.edu/aLOG/index.php?callRep=7373   
  145   Tue Jun 18 10:01:11 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationCavity Finesse analysisThis is the analysis of the cavity finesse
data taken on  Apr/13/2013 (before baking),
May/30/2013 (after baking), and Jun/02/2013
 finesse_measurements.pdf 
  146   Tue Jun 18 15:45:38 2013 KojiGeneralGeneral[LLO] OMC installation in HAM6OMC installed
in HAM6!
  
  147   Fri Jun 28 12:20:49 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralDmass's loan of Thorlabs HV amphttp://nodus.ligo.caltech.edu:8080/Cryo_Lab/799
(KA: Returned upon H1OMC building)
  
  148   Sat Jul 6 17:10:07 2013 KojiMechanicsCharacterizationPZT Response analysisAnalysis of the PZT scan / TF data taken
on May 31st and Jun 1st.
[DC scan]
 PZT_Scan.pdfL1OMC_PZT_Response.pdf 
  149   Fri Aug 9 10:09:56 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralPZT Assembly #3/#4Yesterday, Jeff and I bonded the PZT assemblies
(#3/#4).
The attached is the arrangement of
 PZT_assembly.pdf 
  150   Mon Aug 12 20:22:19 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralPZT Assembly #5/#6PZT Assembly #5/#6 were glued on Fri Aug
9th
They are removed from the fixture
  
  151   Fri Aug 16 15:31:17 2013 KojiOpticsConfigurationMirror list for OMC(002)OMC(002)

Cavity Mirrors

FM1 (input coupler): A9
  
  152   Fri Aug 16 16:36:19 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralOptics ListLink
to the "Mirror/PZT Characterization
links"
  
  153   Fri Aug 16 17:21:38 2013 KojiGeneralGeneral[OMC002] Build started[Jeff Koji]

The breadboard (SN2) was loaded
on the transportation fixture.
  
  154   Wed Aug 21 08:31:21 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationH1 OMC cavity alignmentAlignment of the H1 OMC cavity mirrors
- The cavity mirrors as well as the
first steering mirror were aligned on the
  
  155   Thu Aug 22 15:34:03 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralOMC Cavity side gluing[Koji Jeff]
o BS1, FM1, FM2 prisms were glued
=> This fixed the unstability of
  
  156   Thu Aug 22 15:40:15 2013 KojiElectronicsConfigurationPZT endurance test[Koji, Jeff]
Background
In response to the failure of one
 P8214340.jpgP8214337.jpgIR_0457.jpgIR_0461.jpg 
  157   Fri Aug 23 19:24:32 2013 KojiElectronicsConfigurationPZT endurance test (II)The
PZT tests were finished with the conclusion
that the PZT won't be damaged with our expected
 PZT_shaking.png 
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