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Entry  Thu Nov 21 12:46:22 2019, gautam, Update, LSC, CM board study YARM_CMslow.pdf
    Reply  Thu Nov 21 13:14:33 2019, Koji, Update, LSC, CM board study 
       Reply  Thu Nov 21 19:08:58 2019, gautam, Update, LSC, High BW lock of Y arm length to PSL frequency highBW_POY.pdfCM_UGF.pdfIN2_ACcoupling.pdf
Message ID: 15042     Entry time: Thu Nov 21 12:46:22 2019     Reply to this: 15043
Author: gautam 
Type: Update 
Category: LSC 
Subject: CM board study 

In preparation for trying out some high-bandwidth Y arm cavity locking using the CM board, I hooked up the POY11_Q_Mon channel of the POY11 demod board to the IN1 of the CM board (and disconnected the usual REFL11 cable that goes to IN1). The digital phase rotation for usual POY Yarm locking is 106 degrees, so the analog POY11_Q channel contains most of the signal. I then set the IN1 gain of the servo to 0dB, and looked at the CM_Slow signal - I changed the whitening gain of this channel to +18dB (to match that used for POY11_I and POY11_Q), and found that I had to apply a digital gain of 0.5 to get the PDH horns in the usual POY11_I signal and the CM_Slow signal to line up. There was also a sign inversion. Then I was able to use the digital LSC system and lock the Y arm cavity length to the PSL frequency by actuating on ETMY, using CM_Slow as an error signal. A comparison of the in-loop POY11_I ASD when the arm is locked is shown in Attachment #1 - CMslow seems to be dominated by some kind of electroncis noise above ~100 Hz, so possibly needs more whitening (even though the nominal whitening filter is engaged)?

Anyway, now that I have this part of the servo working, the next step is to try and engage the AO path and achieve a higher BW lock of the Y arm cavity to the PSL frequency (= IMC length). Maybe it makes more sense to actuate on MC2 for the slow path.

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