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  263   Fri Aug 12 14:58:17 2016 KojiGeneralConfigurationH1 OMC DCPD replacement Preparation of 3rd OMC for the
use in H1

New DCPD(T) = B1-01
  
  277   Tue May 16 19:05:18 2017 KojiOpticsConfigurationOMC SN002 fix - temporary opticsWorking on the SN002 OMC fix. Checked the
inventory. I think I am using C8 mirror as
the new temporary CM1 and PZT24 as the new
  
  278   Fri May 26 21:53:20 2017 KojiGeneralConfigurationTrans RF PD setupRecent work

- DC output of the trans RF PD
was connected to the BNC patch panel. =>
  
  279   Tue Jun 6 00:49:48 2017 KojiGeneralConfigurationTrans RF PD setupLast week, I further worked on the RF system
to install 20dB coupler on the agilent unit
and setup the R channel. This allowed me
  
  280   Tue Jun 6 22:00:36 2017 KojiGeneralConfigurationTrans RF PD setup- Replaced the PZT with the one used from
the beginning. This must be PZT #21. After
the replacement, the spot positions look
  
  328   Thu Apr 11 12:15:31 2019 KojiMechanicsConfigurationPZT sub assy mirror orientations   PZT_subassy.pngPZT_subassy.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 
  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 
  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 
  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 
  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 
  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 
  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 
  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 
  418   Thu Jul 21 13:21:27 2022 KojiGeneralConfigurationWindows laptop for WincamD Beam'R2 recoveryThe Windows laptop for WincamD/Beam'R2
(DELL Vostro3300) was not functional. 
- Windows 7 got stuck in the starting
 IMG_1102.JPG 
  451   Mon Nov 7 21:16:16 2022 CamilleOpticsConfigurationSetting up the fiber couplers[Camille, Koji]

Began setting up fiber assembly
for OMC testing:
 PXL_20221108_003849213.jpgPXL_20221108_003909265.jpgPXL_20221108_003929309.jpg 
  452   Mon Nov 7 22:00:33 2022 KojiOpticsConfigurationSetting up the fiber couplersFiber matching: 43.2/56.7 = 76%
S/P-pol ratio 0.7/43.2 = 1.6%

 
  
  463   Tue Nov 29 15:54:47 2022 KojiGeneralConfigurationWindows laptop for WincamD Beam'R2 recoveryAaron took the set to Cryo lab

 
  
  476   Thu Jan 26 23:16:35 2023 KojiOpticsConfigurationOMC #4: Top side bonding.[Camille, Koji]
 PXL_20230126_235309334.jpgPXL_20230127_053008237.jpgPXL_20230127_053020709_2.jpgPXL_20230127_053042809.MP_2.jpgPXL_20230127_053058275_2.jpg 
  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 
  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 
  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 
  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 
  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
  
  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
  
  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 
  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 
  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
 P3213308.JPGP3213310.JPG 
  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 
  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
  
  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 
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