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  115   Mon Feb 28 17:56:32 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorGot HWS code running and interface to EPICSHere are the notes from today's efforts:
 
 
  
  120   Thu Mar 3 07:30:18 2011 WonComputingHartmann sensorEffect of high pixel count on rmsWe have been investigating how pixel count
is related to the centroid displacements
by taking several sets of image frames with
 11x 
  121   Tue Mar 8 11:30:26 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorHartmann sensor code changes and NTP serverI've made the following changes to the
Hartmann sensor code and to the machine running
the HWS.
  
  122   Tue Mar 8 18:28:14 2011 AidanComputingGeneralTO DO notes
    Write a Wiki page that describes
how to add channels to the Athena Box

   Write a Wiki page that describes how
  
  123   Tue Mar 8 18:48:00 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorHWS code is running and recording centroidsThe Hartmann sensor is running continuously
and is now recording data to file. The formatting
has changed slightly with the data now stored
  
  125   Wed Mar 9 01:00:12 2011 Peter Veitch, Won KimComputingHartmann sensorControl of frame rate usign external triggerWe managed to successfully apply frame
rate control via external trigger from a
pulse generator.
  
  131   Fri Apr 1 02:41:55 2011 WonComputingHartmann sensorexposure time and reproducibility of centroids Here is a brief and preliminary summary
of rms of centroid displacements calculated
at a number of different exposure time values.
 9x 
  132   Fri Apr 1 09:51:45 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorPrism measurement I analyzed the results from the prism
experiment. The time series and spectra of
the prism are attached.
 Hartmann_Sensor_prism_measurement_2011-03-31.pdfHartmann_Sensor_Prism_measurement_times_series_2011-03-31.pdf 
  134   Tue Apr 12 22:30:59 2011 AidanComputingEPICSInstalled the thermistor on the Hartmann plate/created MEDM ADC Input screenI restarted the Athena box and created
an MEDM screen that shows the 8 differential
input voltages next to their corresponding
 Screenshot-TCS_athena01_input_screen.adl.png 
  135   Tue Apr 12 22:46:27 2011 AidanComputingEPICSAdded temperature sensor channels to the frame builder and restarted fb1Added the following to the frame builder
in /cvs/cds/caltech/chans/daq/C4HWS.ini
and restarted daqd as per instructions
  
  138   Mon Apr 18 15:03:49 2011 AidanComputingDAQAthena DAC channels hooked up to BNC patch panel I added the four Athena DAC channels
to the second BNC patch panel in the rack.
At the moment there are only two EPICS channels
  
  140   Fri Apr 22 19:51:37 2011 AidanComputingEPICSpyepics installed on princess_sparkle I installed the pyepics
package on princess_sparkle since this is
much easier under Ubuntu than under CentOS.
 start_test_channels.py 
  141   Sun Apr 24 18:31:18 2011 AidanComputingNetwork architectureAdded hosts and network drives on TCS machinesUnder
edit ...
I added the names of the network
  
  142   Mon Apr 25 16:28:27 2011 Aidan, JoeComputingNetwork architectureFixed problem network drive fb1:/cvs on Ubuntu & CentOS machinesWith Joe's help we fixed the failure of
princess_sparkle to mount the
fb1:/cvs directory when relying
  
  144   Tue May 10 00:55:08 2011 WonComputingHartmann sensorMatlab Compiler and Matlab Compiler Runtime 
I have spent some time with Matlab
Compiler and Matlab Compiler Runtime (MCR).
  
  145   Wed May 11 09:07:03 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorChanged ownership of /opt/EDTpdv I changed the ownership of /opt/EDTpdv
to controls with the command:

controls@princess_sparkle:/opt/EDTpdv$
  
  146   Wed May 11 18:38:47 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensortest_HS binary From Won: (the zip file is also on
the SVN /users/won/compiled_code/test_HS.zip)
 
 test_HS.zip 
  147   Wed May 11 18:44:54 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorMatlab Compiler and Matlab Compiler RuntimeInstalling MCR
I located the MCRInstaller on our
distribution of MATLAB on the Ubuntu machine
  
  148   Tue May 17 16:08:02 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorWrite speed of the frame grabber to file The attached file shows the output
of the command. The maximum average frame
rate is 57.2Hz when the nominal frame rate
 max_frame_rate_data.txt 
  149   Wed May 18 18:52:12 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorTest of position modulation algorithm I measured the prism and displacement
of the Gaussian beam on the Hartmann sensor.
The beam pointing was modulated at 10mHz
 galvo_mirror_experiment.jpg2011-05-18_gaussian_beam_with_galvo_constant.pdf2011-05-18_gaussian_beam_with_galvo.pdf 
  154   Fri Sep 2 14:41:48 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorQFLD-950-3S long term test finishedI ran a test of the HWS with the QFLD-950-3S
for 5 days. The test was terminated as we
need to disconnect all the cabling and tidy
  
  181   Mon May 13 14:09:02 2013 ZachComputingDAQC2ATF model rebuilt ATF:1812   
  182   Thu Dec 15 14:02:01 2016 AidanComputingNetwork architectureCorrect network settings for Ubuntu 14 in /etc/network/interfacesThese settings work to get a computer onto
the TCS/ATF network.
 IMG_8148.JPG 
  183   Fri Dec 16 10:41:33 2016 AidanComputingNetwork architectureCorrect network settings for Ubuntu 14 in /etc/network/interfacesSpelt out in a searchable fashion:

auto <portname>

iface <portname> inet
  
  189   Wed Oct 11 19:14:16 2017 Jon RichardsonComputingElectronicsReplaced TCS MonitorI replaced the dead 24" monitor on
the work bench, which is connected to the
video multiplexer. Mike Pedraza was
  
  192   Fri Oct 13 18:35:29 2017 Jon RichardsonComputingElectronicsInstalled Maku Ethernet CCD CameraI installed the Maku Gigabit CCD camera
driver software on the hws-ws machine. The
camera viewer can be opened from the terminal
 IMG_2287.JPG 
  194   Tue Oct 24 10:19:53 2017 Jon RichardsonComputingElectronicsInstalled Maku Ethernet CCD CameraThere is an SDK for the camera with compiled
examples. For a really quick image grab from
the command line, use the following:
  
  195   Tue Oct 24 15:05:57 2017 Jon RichardsonComputingElectronicsInstalled a Realtime Beam Profiler for the Mako CCD CameraAidan found a C demo code for acquiring
a single image from the Mako CCD camera and
saving it to disk (SynchronousGrab -- aliased
  
  196   Wed Oct 25 15:34:14 2017 Jon RichardsonComputingFrame GrabberMako CCD Camera Code is FixedI fixed a bug in how the raw Mako CCD camera
images are being read into memory. The bmp
files turn out to have a block memory layout
  
  197   Thu Oct 26 10:21:28 2017 AidanComputing Beam size EPICS channels added to TCS-WS softIocI've added a softIoc to TCS-WS to capture
the beam size from the MAKO camera. The IOC
is run using ...
  
  198   Thu Oct 26 10:31:31 2017 AidanComputingDAQBeam size EPICS channels added to TCS-WS softIocThese are also being written to frames
on FB4.

  
  199   Thu Oct 26 10:45:44 2017 AidanComputingDAQBeam size EPICS channels added to TCS-WS softIocSee attached photo for how data is written
to frames ...

 FullSizeRender_10.jpg 
  201   Tue Oct 31 14:37:49 2017 AidanComputingDAQNew Acromag units for AWC experiments - XT1221 ans XT1541I set up an Acromag DAC today with the
fixed IP address 10.0.1.56. Last Friday Andrew
and Antonio set up an ADC unit with fixed
  
  202   Thu Nov 9 14:18:56 2017 AidanComputingDAQFB4 ip address has changedWe've had trouble logging into FB4.
I access the computer directly in the AWC
lab and found that the IP address had changed
  
  203   Tue Nov 14 19:08:00 2017 Jon RichardsonComputingNetwork architectureRsync Server for Automatic LDAS BackupsI implemented an access point for LDAS
to pull data from the TCS lab EPICS frame
archive (fb4:/frames) via rsync. The setup
  
  206   Mon Feb 5 15:08:06 2018 AidanComputingDAQFrame builder clock is totally wrongThe framebuilder on FB4 thinks the current
time is 26-Jan-2018 6:18AM UTC. The date
command on FB4 yields the correct date and
  
  212   Wed May 30 18:50:05 2018 awadeComputingDAQRebooted fb4Time was still off by nine days as of yesterday. 
I tried rebooting remotely to see if time
would correct to system clock.  It didn't
  
  213   Wed May 30 18:59:49 2018 awadeComputingDAQFB4 ip address has changedMaybe you've resolved this now. I moved
the DHCP allocation to 10.0.1.160 and
above around that time because a bunch of
  
  221   Thu Aug 16 11:52:27 2018 AidanComputingDAQAdded AWC thermocouple reader back to acromag1
Thermcouple reader is plugged into
an Acromag ADC (10.0.1.55)
acromag1
is now reading this in:

~/modbus/iocBoot/iocTest/test_acromag.cmd
  
  222   Wed Oct 17 16:17:45 2018 awade, AidanComputingDAQAdded AWC thermocouple reader back to acromag1Acromag IOC process was removed from PSL
lab acromag1 computer a few months ago. 
Aidan needs them again but it would be better
 TCSIOCFILS.tar.gz 
  224   Tue Dec 4 16:57:08 2018 AidanComputingHartmann sensorUpdated GIT version of HWS codeI changed the HWS code to the new git.ligo
HWS version.


Object files are in ~/hws
scripts
  
  7   Thu Feb 4 14:05:59 2010 AidanElectronicsRing HeaterRing heater transfer function measurement 240mHz-5HzI've been trying to measure the ring heater
transfer function (current to emitted power)
by sweeping the supply voltage and measuring
  
  8   Thu Feb 4 15:26:37 2010 AidanElectronicsRing HeaterRing heater transfer function measurement 240mHz-5Hz

    
        
  
  10   Fri Feb 5 12:42:19 2010 SteveElectronicsPre-amplifierChanges to boardTest entry   
  11   Mon Feb 8 10:45:50 2010 Steve O'ConnorElectronicsPre-amplifierreplace Pot with fixed Resistor 
  
  12   Mon Feb 8 17:44:38 2010 AidanElectronicsPre-amplifierreplace Pot with fixed Resistor

    

       
            
  
  14   Thu Feb 11 21:46:23 2010 AidanElectronicsRing HeaterRing heater time constant measurement - start timeAfter leaving the ring heater off for several
hours I turned on a 40V, 0.2A supply at a
gps time of 949 988 700
  
  15   Fri Feb 12 11:39:28 2010 AidanElectronicsRing HeaterRing heater transfer functionI applied a step function to the silver
WATLOW heater and measured the response with
the photodiode. The power spectrum of the
 watlow_heater_transfer_fn.jpg 
  16   Fri Feb 12 21:00:06 2010 AidanElectronicsRing HeaterRing heater step function response - time seriesHideously slow internet at airport is making
me write a brief entry. This is the times
series of the hesilver watlow heater radiative
 silver_watlow_heater_step_function_response_2010-02-12.pdf 
  18   Mon Apr 12 17:25:01 2010 AidanElectronicsHartmann sensorFiber-Camera Link demonstration I installed the EDT PCIe4 DV C-Link
frame grabber in a spare Windows XP PC and
connected the Dalsa 1M60 camera directly
 hartmann_sensor.JPGFiber_Camera_Link_1.jpgFiber_Camera_Link_3.jpg 
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