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  4   Wed Jun 20 20:37:45 2012 ZachOpticsConfigurationTopology / parameter selectionEDIT (ZK): All the plots here were generated  8x 
  5   Thu Jun 21 03:07:27 2012 ZachOpticsConfigurationParameter selection / mode definitionEDIT 2 (ZK): As with the   geom_bowtie.pnggeom_non-bowtie.png 
  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 
  22   Fri Oct 5 03:39:58 2012 KojiOpticsGeneralRoC Test setupBased on Zach's experiment design, I wrote
up a bit more detailed optical layout for
the mirror test.
 RoC_test_setup.pdfRoC_test_setup.png 
  23   Mon Oct 8 11:30:47 2012 KojiOpticsGeneralEG&G 2mm photodiode angle responseEGE&G 2mm photodiode angle response
measured by Sam T1100564-v1
  
  24   Tue Oct 9 04:59:24 2012 KojiOpticsGeneralOMC Test Optical Setup   OMC_test_setup.pngOMC_test_setup.pdf 
  26   Fri Oct 12 17:15:19 2012 KojiOpticsGeneralLoan from the 40m / ATF
    HWP set
         
    
  
  30   Wed Oct 17 20:36:04 2012 KojiOpticsGeneralRoC test cavity lockedThe RoC test setup has been built on
the optical table at ATF.
 detailed_RoC_setup.pdfomc_cav_lock_SCRN_SHOT.pngCav_scan_response_20121016.pdf 
  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 
  37   Thu Nov 8 19:52:57 2012 KojiOpticsGeneralHow to apply UV epoxyKA's question:
Do
 UVepoxy.jpg 
  38   Thu Nov 8 20:12:10 2012 KojiOpticsConfigurationHow many glass components we need for a plateOptical prisms 50pcs (A14+B12+C6+E18)
Curved Mirrors 25pcs (C13+D12)
  
  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 
  43   Thu Nov 29 21:18:23 2012 KojiOpticsGeneralOMC Mounting Prisms have come   PB293030.JPGPB293032.JPG 
  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 
  48   Mon Dec 31 03:10:09 2012 KojiOpticsGeneralSolidWorks model of the OMC breadboard   D1201439_aLIGO_Breadboard_layout_assy_121224.pngD1201439_aLIGO_Breadboard_layout_assy_130105.easm 
  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
  
  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 
  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
  
  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 
  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 
  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 
  81   Mon Mar 25 19:31:16 2013 KojiOpticsGeneralOMC Top-side gluing[Koji Jeff Zach]  
AAA
 P3253353.jpgP3253372.jpgP3253394.jpgP3253400.jpg 
  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.
  
  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 
  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
  
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