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  163   Fri Aug 30 12:24:28 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationH1OMC Spot positionsBeam heights on the diodes

DCPD1: 14.459mm -> With 1.5mm
 DCPD1.pngDCPD2.pngQPD1.pngQPD2.png 
  162   Fri Aug 30 12:22:56 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralH1 OMC Cavity side UV gluingH1 OMC Cavity side optics was glued
on the breadboard
  
  161   Fri Aug 30 12:14:50 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralH1 OMC Cavity length adjustmentShort
conclusion: 
The roundtrip cavity length for
 Gouy_FSR_130827.nb.zipP8284343.jpg 
  160   Thu Aug 29 18:55:36 2013 KojiMechanicsGeneralI1 OMC top side gluing (UV)The glass components for the I1 OMC top
side were glued by the UV glue.
Breadboard SN#4
  
  159   Thu Aug 29 02:52:50 2013 KojiOpticsCharacterizationH1OMC Curved Mirror AlignmentCavity
parameter was measured with 50V bias on PZT1
(CM1)
 Cav_scan_response_130828_Pitch.pdfCav_scan_response_130828_Yaw.pdf 
  158   Tue Aug 27 17:02:31 2013 KojiMechanicsCharacterizationSpot position measurement on the diode mountsAfter the PZT test, the curved mirrors
were aligned to the cavity again.
In order to check the height of the
 DCPD1.png 
  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 
  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 
  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
  
  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
  
  153   Fri Aug 16 17:21:38 2013 KojiGeneralGeneral[OMC002] Build started[Jeff Koji]

The breadboard (SN2) was loaded
on the transportation fixture.
  
  152   Fri Aug 16 16:36:19 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralOptics ListLink
to the "Mirror/PZT Characterization
links"
  
  151   Fri Aug 16 15:31:17 2013 KojiOpticsConfigurationMirror list for OMC(002)OMC(002)

Cavity Mirrors

FM1 (input coupler): A9
  
  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
  
  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 
  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 
  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)
  
  146   Tue Jun 18 15:45:38 2013 KojiGeneralGeneral[LLO] OMC installation in HAM6OMC installed
in HAM6!
  
  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 
  144   Fri Jun 14 06:35:21 2013 JeffGeneralGeneral[LLO] L1 OMC statushttps://alog.ligo-la.caltech.edu/aLOG/index.php?callRep=7410
Weights:
Suspension cage and transportation
 preamp_arrangement.png 
  143   Thu Jun 13 12:12:20 2013 ZachGeneralGeneral[LLO] OMC and OMCS in LVEAhttps://alog.ligo-la.caltech.edu/aLOG/index.php?callRep=7395
  
  142   Thu Jun 13 12:04:57 2013 KojiGeneralGeneral[LLO] OMC Optical Test - completedhttps://alog.ligo-la.caltech.edu/aLOG/index.php?callRep=7373   
  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 
  140   Fri Jun 7 16:04:44 2013 KojiGeneralGeneral[LLO] OMC arrived[Koji Zach Suresh]
The OMC arrived at LLO without any
destruction!
  
  139   Wed Jun 5 18:51:31 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralL1 OMC shipped out[Koji, Jeff]
The L1 OMC
 CAM00011.jpgP6054027.JPG 
  138   Wed Jun 5 18:19:51 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralSome recent photos from the OMC final test at CITApplying First Contact for the optics cleaning
  
  137   Wed Jun 5 01:06:35 2013 ZachGeneralCharacterizationL1 OMC as-built diagram D1300507
 
 L1OMC_asbuilt.pdf 
  136   Mon Jun 3 21:19:03 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralPlanningMonday - Evening
(Koji)
[done] - DCPD alignment
  
  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
  
  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 
  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 
  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.
  
  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 
  
  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.
  
  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
  
  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
  
  127   Tue May 14 19:06:00 2013 KojiCleanGeneralOMC BakingThe OMC is in the air bake oven now.
  
  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
        
  
  125   Mon May 13 14:59:16 2013 KojiMechanicsGeneralInvar shim gluingThe invar reinforcement shims were glued
on the glass brackets on the breadboard.
  
  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.
  
  123   Fri May 10 09:33:22 2013 KojiSupplyGeneralCOMSOL simulation on the glass bracket stress   COMSOL1.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
  
  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 
  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 
  119   Fri May 3 21:09:08 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC is backL1 OMC is back on the table for the action
next week.
  
  118   Thu Apr 18 11:59:02 2013 KojiGeneralGeneralDCPD path gluing[Jeff, Koji]
DCPD path gluing
  
  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
  
  115   Wed Apr 17 07:30:04 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralQPD path gluedYesterday,
all of the glass components for the QPD path
were glued.
  
  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
  
  113   Tue Apr 16 09:43:58 2013 KojiOpticsConfigurationMirror list for L1OMCL1 OMC
Cavity Mirrors
FM1 (input coupler): A8
 OMC_breadboard_mirror_config.png 
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