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  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.
  
  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
  
  187   Thu Jul 13 10:11:57 2017 awadeElectronicsBorrowedBorrowed newport TrueRMS SupermeterI lent your fancy Newport TrueRMS Supermeter
with the thermocouple plugs on the top to
the SURF student Jordon.  He has it
 2017-07-13_10.06.28.jpg2017-07-13_10.06.29.jpg 
  238   Tue Aug 6 19:22:28 2019 JonElectronicsComputingQIL NFS server set upI've started building the NFS server
for the QIL cymac. It's sitting on the
workbench in the TCS lab next to the rack.
  
  239   Fri Aug 9 20:33:11 2019 JonElectronicsRing HeaterPower-regulated heater ready to useDespite some considerable time spent,
I was not able to get the Omega SCR controllers
working. The first unit definitely arrived
 IMG_3576.jpgIMG_3577.jpg 
  240   Mon Aug 12 21:15:12 2019 Edita BytyqiElectronics Determining heater/reflector focusI took images of the heat pattern projected
on a piece of paper produced by the semi-circle
reflector. I used 108V to drive current throught
 20190812_151316.jpg20190812_151258.jpg 
  241   Fri Aug 16 17:05:14 2019 Edita BytyqiElectronics FLIR Images of new reflector focusing heatWe got 11 new semi-circle cut reflectors
of radius ~3.6 cm. I glued a screw to the
back of one reflector using the same epoxy
  
  3   Mon Dec 28 14:48:29 2009 AidanComputingDAQVME crate has a "new" CPU - needs to be configured I installed a recycled VME crate in the
electronics rack. It currently has a Baja
4700E CPU card in it - and this needs to
 VME_boot_02.jpgVME_boot_01.JPGVME_boot_03.jpg 
  4   Tue Dec 29 16:05:09 2009 FrankComputingDAQbooting VME crates from fb1 http://nodus.ligo.caltech.edu:8080/AdhikariLab/514   
  5   Tue Dec 29 17:50:57 2009 AidanComputingDAQVME crate has proper boot settingsWe fixed the start-up settings on the VME
crate to look for a TCS startup file on fb0.
The settings on the Baja 4700 are now:
 VME_tcs_boot_settings.jpg 
  6   Fri Jan 29 10:02:15 2010 AidanComputingDAQNew DAQ ordered On the advice of Ben Abbott, I've
ordered the Diamond Systems Athena II computer
w/DAQ, as well as an I/O board, solid state
  
  17   Mon Apr 12 08:55:37 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorEDT frame grabber is here The EDT PCIe4 DV C-Link frame grabber
arrived this morning. There is a CD of drivers
and software with it that I'll back up to
  
  19   Thu Apr 15 01:47:47 2010 Won KimComputingHartmann sensorNotes on installing EDT PCIe4 DV frame grabber* EDT PCIe4 DV frame grabber: installation
notes for linux system 
  
  20   Tue Apr 20 18:05:24 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorImages off the Dalsa Camera in CentOS I installed CentOS on the machine
with the EDT frame-grabber. I then installed
the frame-grabber software from the CD.
 Screenshot-PCI_DV_Display.pngScreenshot-PCI_DV_Display-1.png-opt-EDTpdv.png 
  21   Wed Apr 21 06:49:51 2010 AidanComputingFrame GrabberInstalling CentOS 5.3 and the EDT frame-grabber - Part 1Yesterday, I installed CentOS 5.3 on the
Gateway GT5482 machine that housed the EDT
frame-grabber.
  
  22   Thu Apr 22 01:48:33 2010 Won KimComputingFrame Grabberfrom the manual install.pdf 
Regarding the installation of EDT
software, I overlooked a note from the install.pdf
  
  23   Thu Apr 22 08:20:51 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorInstalled MATLAB and Windows XP Virtualization on Hartmann machineI installed a Windows XP virtualization
on the Hartmann machine. It can be accessed
from the desktop, or by running 
  
  24   Thu Apr 22 08:22:18 2010 AidanComputingFrame Grabberfrom the manual install.pdf


   
        
            
  
  25   Mon May 3 17:42:20 2010 AidanComputingEPICSEPICS install by AlexAlex Ivanov came in on Friday and demonstrated
his EPICS kung-fu. His EPICS knig-fu is strong.
We fixed the IP address of the Hartmann
 history.txthistory_root.txt 
  26   Mon May 3 17:43:48 2010 AidanComputingFrame GrabberSuccessful image capture with EDT frame grabberI noticed that when i ran /opt/EDTpdv/camconfig
and selected camera 331, which appeared to
 20100503_dalsa1m60_configuration_notes.txt2010-05-03_dalsa1m60_image_test_pattern_and_spots.tif2010-05-03_dalsa1m60_image_test_pattern_right_side.tifdalsa_1m60.cfg 
  27   Tue May 4 09:18:15 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorAdded aliases and icons for EPICS commands and dataviewer etc. to hartmannI updated the .bashrc file in controls@hartmann
to include aliases for the ezca EPICS commands
and a few others. Details shown below:
  
  28   Tue May 4 10:30:07 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorEPICS and MEDM screen for Hartmann sensorI added the Dalsa 1M60 temperature measurements
to EPICS. The break down is as follows:
 Screenshot-C4HWS_medm_21.adl_(edited).pngScreenshot-StripTool_Graph_Window.pngHWS.dbHWS.cmdread_dalsa_temperature_write_to_epics.m 
  29   Tue May 4 13:35:13 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorHartmann temperature channels in frame builder I've added the digitizer and sensor
board temperature readings from the HWS to
the frames. This was done in the following
  
  30   Wed May 5 09:04:01 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorAdded /home/controls/scripts/modules directory to PYTHONPATH on hartmann I added the following line to ~/.bashrc
 
  
  31   Wed May 5 18:45:51 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorPython code to interface the Dalsa1M60 and export the temperature to EPICSPython script
I wrote a Python script, ~/scripts/dalsa_to_epics.py
 dalsa_to_epics.pyVerifyTemperature.pydalsa_1m60.cfg 
  32   Thu May 6 10:34:38 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorEPICS and MEDM screen for Hartmann sensor - part 2I added the camera parameters to EPICS
and the MEDM screen. These are available
as channels now in EPICS and eventually there
 dalsa_to_epics.pyGetCameraParameters.pyHWS.dbC4TCS.ini 
  33   Thu May 6 12:32:11 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensordalsa_to_epics Python script crashed ...Here's the error:
 
  
  34   Thu May 6 21:32:26 2010 Won KimComputingHartmann sensorPeak detection and centroiding code 
 
 detect_peaks_uml.m 
  35   Tue May 11 10:32:00 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorPeak detection and centroiding code - reviewThis looks really efficient! However, I
think there's a systematic error in the calculation.
I tested it on some simulated data and it
 test_centroid_code.m 
  36   Thu May 13 16:54:46 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorRunning MATLAB programs in C on CentOS - only use R2008b for less hassle After much effort trying to get a
MATLAB routine to compile in C I discovered
the following pieces of information.
  
  37   Mon May 17 19:41:13 2010 AidanComputingFrame GrabberC code that calls MATLAB engine and centroiding algorithmsThis is an amended version of simple_take.c.
 
 simple_hartmann.ccentroid_image.mget_defocus.mbuild_simple_hartmann.sh 
  38   Tue May 18 09:33:44 2010 AidanComputingEPICSAdded defocus and other Hartmann sensor channels to EPICS and DAQ I've added the following channels
to the HWS softIoc in /cvs/cds/caltech/target/softIoc/HWS.db
  
  39   Thu May 20 08:20:54 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorCentroiding algorithm and code to generate simulated data Here's a copy of an email I distributed
today that describes the centroid and simulation
code I wrote.
 test_spot_generation_and_centroiding.mgenerate_simulated_spots.mcentroid_image.m 
  61   Wed Jun 30 00:00:13 2010 Kathryn and WonComputingHartmann sensorrms of centroid position changesGiven
below is a brief overview of calculating
rms of spot position changes to test the
 rms_plot_shuffle.jpgrms_plot_shuffle.jpgrms_plot_noshuffle.jpgeLOG.zip 
  63   Sun Jul 4 06:45:50 2010 Kathryn and WonComputingHartmann sensoranalyzing the wavefront aberrationHappy
Fourth of July!
 eLOG.zipwf_aberration_plot_hightemp_byintegration.jpgwf_aberration_plot_hightemp_fitted.jpg 
  66   Tue Jul 20 15:45:51 2010 AidanComputingGeneralAdd fixed IP addresses to local machines in TCS labhttp://nodus.ligo.caltech.edu:8080/AdhikariLab/859   
  67   Tue Jul 20 18:13:06 2010 AidanComputingGeneralAdded TCS channels to frame builder http://nodus.ligo.caltech.edu:8080/AdhikariLab/860
 contents of tcs_daq: /target/TCS_westbridge.db
  
  68   Thu Jul 22 11:02:59 2010 AidanComputingGeneralRestarted hartmann machinehartmann had started responding
to requests to log-in with the a request
to change the password. Attempts to change
  
  70   Fri Jul 23 10:33:08 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorDalsa camera ADC 8th digitizer error I plotted a histogram of the total intensity
of the Hartmann sensor when illuminated and
found that the 128 count problem extends
 histogram_of_dalsa_intensity.pdf 
  71   Fri Jul 23 12:33:51 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorInvar clamp scatterI illuminated the Hartmann sensor with
the output of a fiber placed ~1m away.
I noticed that the illumination was
  
  72   Fri Jul 23 12:38:58 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorImages for DalsaAttached are the background and 80% illumination
(~uniform spatially uniform) images that
Dalsa requested. 
 dark_0000.jpgbright_0000.jpg 
  73   Fri Jul 23 19:52:49 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorDalsa camera ADC 8th digitizer error I've attached an image that shows the locations
of those pixels that record a number of counts
= (2*n-1)*128. 
 image-location-of-excess_pixel_count_pixels.jpg 
  75   Sun Jul 25 16:24:56 2010 AidanComputingSLEDSuperlum SLED test integrated with DAQ - new channel names I added some new channels to the
Athena DAQ that record the diagnostic channels
from the Superlum SLED.
  
  76   Mon Jul 26 09:42:30 2010 AidanComputingSLEDLong term test on SLED started - Day 0 I set up the SLED to test its long
term performance. The test began, after a
couple of false starts, around 9:15AM this
 SLED_superlum_long_term_test_0001A.pdfSLED_superlum_long_term_test_0001B.pdf 
  82   Fri Jul 30 10:04:54 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorRestarted the HWS EPICS channels Restarted the HWS EPICS channels
on hartmann with the following
command:
  
  83   Fri Jul 30 11:01:31 2010 AidanComputingHartmann sensorEPICS softIoc alias I added an alias HWSIoc to
controls which can be used to
start the HWS EPICS softIoc.
  
  84   Fri Jul 30 13:38:39 2010 James KunertComputingHartmann sensorSummary of Thermal Defocus Data AnalysisBelow is a table summarizing the results
of recent thermal defocus experiments. The
values are the calculated change in measured
 ThermDefocMasterFunctions.pngThermDefoc--py4plot.png 
  85   Fri Jul 30 19:22:24 2010 AidanComputingEPICSWaveform Channel Access for storing centroids A waveform channel was added to the
HWS softIoc on hartmann. This allows arrays
of data to be stored in a single channel.
  
  86   Fri Jul 30 21:19:05 2010 AidanComputingEPICSWaveform Channel Access for storing centroidsAfter some discussion with Frank we figured
out how to edit the record type in HWS.db
so that the waveform/array channel actually
  
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