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  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
  
  124   Tue Mar 8 18:57:50 2011 AidanThings to BuyDelivery NoteFiber optics cable and Bosch Fastener   deliveries_2011-03-08.pdf 
  126   Fri Mar 11 13:11:33 2011 AidanLab InfrastructureDelivery NoteMore Bosch connectors have arrived See attached delivery note ...  Packing_List_05.pdf 
  127   Wed Mar 16 15:05:47 2011 AidanLab InfrastructureDelivery NoteMore Bosch equipment has arrived30mm T-junctions, grounding straps and
T-slot covers have arrived

 Packing_List_06.pdf 
  128   Mon Mar 28 13:00:50 2011 AidanLaserHartmann sensorTo do: Check the polarization from the SLED    
  129   Wed Mar 30 12:55:54 2011 AidanLaserHartmann sensorPrism modulation experimentI've set up a quick experiment to modulate
the angle of the Hartmann sensor probe beam
at 10mHz and to monitor the measured prism.
  
  130   Thu Mar 31 11:27:02 2011 AidanLaserHartmann sensorPrism modulation experimentI changed the drive amplitude on the function
generator to 0.05Vpp and have measured the
angle of deflection by bouncing a laser off
  
  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 
  133   Mon Apr 4 13:13:23 2011 AidanThings to BuyDelivery NoteNewfocus 5102 mirrors and Firewire extension cable have arrived See attached delivery note ...  receipt_mirrors.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
  
  136   Sun Apr 17 14:59:36 2011 AidanThings to BuyDelivery NoteL-Com patch panel, Newport lenses, Thorlabs fibers delivery notes   newport_lenses_2011-03.pdfL-Com_patch_panel_-_2011-03.pdfthorlabs_fiber_optic_cables_2011-03.pdf 
  137   Sun Apr 17 21:55:51 2011 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHartmann sensor prism/displacement testI've set up an experiment to test the HWS
intensity distribution displacement measurement
code. Basically the beam from a SLED is just
 HWS_prims.jpg 
  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
  
  139   Mon Apr 18 15:06:53 2011 AidanThings to BuyHartmann sensorOrdered 2" optics from Newport Given that the HWS requires several
2" optics to handle the big beam size,
I've ordered the following items from Newport:
  
  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
  
  143   Thu Apr 28 22:48:47 2011 AidanLab InfrastructureElectronicsBNC Cables from HWS table to rack I labelled and strung 8 of the 16
custom 40' BNC cables from L-Com between
the HWS table and the BNC feed-through on
  
  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 
  150   Thu May 26 11:56:46 2011 AidanElectronicsLaserGreen Laser Pointer beam profileThis measurement was made with the Thorlabs
DCC1545M-GL camera with an RG850 3mm long-pass
filter over the CCD.
 green_laser_pointer.bmpgreen_laser_pointer.pdfScreen_shot_2011-05-26_at_12.28.20_PM.png 
  151   Mon May 30 10:53:00 2011 AidanLaserHartmann sensorDefocus vs time I've had the output from a fiber
projected about 400mm onto the Hartmann sensor
for around 5 days now. (The divergence angle
 HWS_defocus_vs_temperature.pdf 
  152   Mon May 30 20:11:27 2011 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHartmann sensor lever arm calibration I ran through the procedure to calibrate
the lever arm of the Hartmann sensor. The
beam from a 632.8nm HeNe laser was expanded
  
  153   Thu Sep 1 15:51:38 2011 AidanLaserOrderingAccess Lasy50 50W laser arrived. The 50W Access Laser is now in the
lab. We need to wire up the interlock to
the laser, plumb the chiller lines to the
  
  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
  
  155   Fri Sep 2 21:41:01 2011 AidanElectronicsHartmann sensorRestarting long term test of QFLD-950-3S9:40PM PDT - I've just restarted the long
term measurement of the Hartmann sensor noise
with the QFLD-950-3S.
  
  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
  
  184   Wed Apr 26 15:29:25 2017 AidanElectronicsHartmann sensorLong term test of fiber launcherI've started a long-term measurement
of the HWS fiber-launcher. I'm interested
in seeing how stable the output is. The HWS
  
  185   Wed May 24 09:58:17 2017 AidanElectronicsElectronicsTemperature sensor batteries swapped in TCS LabI noticed that the TCS lab temperature
sensor batteries died. Apparently they died
two days ago. I swapped in some new batteries
  
  186   Mon Jun 5 16:41:59 2017 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHWS long term measurement results.The data from the long-term measurement
of the HWS is presented here. The beam envelope
moves by, at most, about 0.3 pixels, or around
 HWS_envelope_long_term.pdfHWS_optical_parameters_long_term.pdfHWS_envelope_long_term_mm.pdfIMG_9836.JPG 
  191   Fri Oct 13 15:52:41 2017 AidanLab InfrastructureGeneralBroadband mirror BB2-E03 reflectivity at 532nmI measured the reflectivity of a possible
HWS replacement mirror at 532nm. Thorlabs
BB2-EO3
 IMG_1223.JPGIMG_1213.JPG 
  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
  
  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
  
  207   Thu Feb 8 15:42:13 2018 AidanLaserLaserLow power CO2 laser [400mW] beam size measurementI did a beam size/beam propagation measurement
of the low power CO2 laser (Access Laser
L3, SN:154507-154935)
 L3_CO2_laser_beam_size.mL3_CO2_Laser_154507-154935.pdf 
  208   Fri May 11 12:32:21 2018 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHWS green LED fiber launcher [Aidan, Marie]

We tested the output of the fiber
launcher D1800125-v3. We were using a 6mm
 LED_test_01_20180511.pdf 
  209   Fri May 11 16:18:47 2018 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHWS green LED fiber launcherAnd here's the output of the fiber
launcher when I fixed it at 313mm from the
camera, attached an iris to the front and
 LED_test_02_20180511.pdf 
  210   Wed May 16 16:47:29 2018 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHWS green LED fiber launcher - D1800125-v5_SN01Here is the output from D1800125-v5_SN01.




 HWS_LED_D1800125_V5_sn01.pdfHWS_LED_D1800125_V5_sn01.mHWS_D1800125-v5_sn01_characterize_20180516.tar 
  211   Fri May 18 16:32:37 2018 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHWS green LED fiber launcher - D1800125-v5_SN01Title was wrong - this is actually config
[12,2,4,125]

  
  214   Thu Jun 21 17:12:38 2018 AidanLaserHartmann sensorTwo inch PBS from Edmund Optics - effect on ETM HWS transmissionI'm considering the 86-711 2"
532nm PBS from Edmund Optics for the ETM
HWS at the sites.
 PBS_Thorlabs_v_EdmundOptics.pdf 
  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
  
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