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Entry  Wed May 21 22:15:37 2014, ericq, Update, PSL, PMC relocked 
    Reply  Mon May 26 20:10:14 2014, ericq, Update, PSL, PMC relocked 
       Reply  Wed May 28 14:13:06 2014, manasa, Update, IOO, MC relocked 
Message ID: 9999     Entry time: Wed May 28 14:13:06 2014     In reply to: 9993
Author: manasa 
Type: Update 
Category: IOO 
Subject: MC relocked 


MC wouldn't relock, it looked misaligned in pitch and yaw on MC camera.

I've touched the alignment, and gotten the reflection below 0.5, but it unlocks periodically, spot positions aren't great, and turning on WFS throws it out of alignment. ughhhhh

The IMC has not been happy since the weekend and were left with WFS disabled because of the bad alignment state that the MC has been left at.

I realigned the MC mirrors and brought down MC_REFL to 0.42 and MC_TRANS_SUM came up to ~ 17400 counts.

I measured the spot positions after alignment. MC1 and MC3 are slightly off in pitch :

spot positions in mm (MC1,2,3 pit MC1,2,3 yaw):
[2.0535418031770249, 0.84870716159663184, 1.9759940800847962, -1.6706240175650202, 0.089441353070240759, -1.0339963871771678]

I reset the WFS filterbank offsets and engaged the MCWFS servo. Atleast now the MC is not being thrown out of lock with WFS enabled. I have NOT touched the alignment to the WFS PDs.

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