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  8529   Sat May 4 00:21:00 2013 ranaConfigurationComputersworkstation updates Koji and I went into "Update
Manager" on several of the Ubuntu workstations
and unselected the "check for updates"
  
  8528   Fri May 3 17:32:59 2013 JenneUpdateLSCRemeasuring the Schnupp asymmetryI have looked at / analyzed the Schnupp
data that Annalisa and I took last week,
as well as some more Yarm data that I took
 Xarm_SchnuppData_April2013.pngYarm_SchnuppData_April2013.png 
  8527   Fri May 3 09:17:41 2013 SteveUpdateSUSETMX needs some help   ETMX3.2eq.png 
  8526   Fri May 3 08:55:55 2013 SteveUpdatePEM3.2 M earthquake   3.2eqChannelIland.png3.2eq.png 
  8525   Fri May 3 01:24:25 2013 KojiUpdateASSDen fixed the Yarm ASS scriptsOutput matrices are added to ASS. Currently
ASS is based on the mirror bases.
I prefer to have the actuator bases
  
  8524   Thu May 2 19:59:34 2013 JamieUpdateComputer Scripts / Programslookback: new program to look at recent past testpoint dataTo aid in lock-loss studies, I made a new
program called 'lookback', similar to 'getdata',
to look at past data.
  
  8523   Thu May 2 14:14:10 2013 Max HortonUpdateSummary PagesImporting New Code 
 LALFrame was successfully installed. 
Allegra had unmet dependencies with some
  
  8522   Thu May 2 01:19:41 2013 ManasaUpdate40m UpgradingEndtable upgrade for auxiliary green laser : progressI started to put together optics at the
endtable. I am attaching the  layout with
the green blocks showing the optics that
 ETMY_0502.png 
  8521   Thu May 2 00:34:57 2013 KojiUpdateLSClocking- Routine alignment
Locked the arm cavties. Ran ASS.
As this was not enough precise alignment
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  8520   Wed May 1 17:36:26 2013 RijuConfigurationRF SystemPD frequency response Today I routed fiber from 1x16 splitter
to POY table. Manasa helped me doing that.
The fiber(25m) was laid on overhead
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  8519   Wed May 1 14:42:45 2013 JenneUpdateLSCPOP now has lens in front of PD

    

       
            
  
  8518   Wed May 1 10:42:35 2013 SteveUpdateLSCcleanup  
 Optics from the car were placed
into glass door cabinet E0
  
  8517   Wed May 1 00:05:03 2013 KojiUpdateLSCMore stable lock of PRMI (REF33I and AS55Q)[Jenne Koji]
- Today the spots were moving more
than the usual. The OPLEV screens showed
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  8516   Tue Apr 30 23:17:25 2013 JenneUpdateLSCPRCL LSC filters copied to CARM bank temporarilyKoji is working on PRMI locking with different
photodiodes, and rather than typing different
numbers into the input matrix, it is more
  
  8515   Tue Apr 30 23:04:23 2013 JenneConfigurationRF SystemOnly 4 25m cables orderedI have found in the depths of the elog
the (original?) list of fibers and lengths
that were decided upon:  elog
  
  8514   Tue Apr 30 22:40:57 2013 JenneUpdateSUSoplev XY-plots reflect new calibrationBack when Gabriele was here, he and I implemented
online calibration of the oplevs, into microradians. 
A consequence of this is that all of the
  
  8513   Tue Apr 30 21:24:15 2013 JenneConfigurationRF SystemPOX fiber layingNice work.  That was a lot of effort,
but having done it so nicely will definitely
pay off, since it is now much harder to break
  
  8512   Tue Apr 30 19:39:14 2013 RijuConfigurationRF SystemPD frequency responseToday I have rerouted the fibers on POX
table. The aim was to lay it overhead through
the plastic pipe. A pipe ~50ft (~15.5m) long
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  8511   Tue Apr 30 12:25:23 2013 ChloeUpdate QPDAnnalisa and I met yesterday and fixed
the voltage regulator on the breadboard so
the QPD circuit is working. We will meet
  
  8510   Tue Apr 30 10:54:35 2013 JenneUpdateSUSETMX restoredI'm not sure why or when it was tripped,
but I have restored the ETMX watchdog.
  
  8509   Mon Apr 29 23:02:48 2013 KojiConfigurationLSCQuestonsQ. How much Schnupp asymmetry we want in
order to improve the signal ratio between
PRCL/MICH in REFL ports?
  
  8508   Mon Apr 29 22:13:41 2013 KojiUpdateLSCLocking with ASDCToday the locking was not as easy as that
was last Friday.
So I tried something new. Today Rana
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  8507   Mon Apr 29 18:53:03 2013 JenneUpdateElectronics1pps timing fiber to OMC rack may be bentWhile helping Riju out this afternoon,
I noticed that the timing fiber that goes
to the OMC rack (near the AP table) was bent,
  
  8506   Mon Apr 29 17:26:22 2013 RijuConfigurationRF SystemPD frequency response Today I have rerouted the fibers
on AP table to remove the fiber rolls out
of the AP table.  I removed the fibers
 7x 
  8505   Mon Apr 29 15:53:49 2013 AlbertUpdateoptical tablesOptical Table Boxes

    

       
            
 7x 
  8504   Mon Apr 29 15:35:31 2013 Max HortonUpdateSummary PagesImporting New Code 
 I installed the new version
of LAL on allegra.  I don't think it
  
  8503   Mon Apr 29 08:22:57 2013 SteveUpdateSAFETYsafety training 
 Albert, our new undergrad work
force received 40m specific- basic safety
  
  8502   Mon Apr 29 08:17:40 2013 AlbertUpdateoptical tablesOptical Table Toolboxes Update

    

       
            
  
  8501   Sat Apr 27 00:29:40 2013 KojiUpdateLSCLSCoffset script fixedPrior to the locking trials...
scripts/LSC/LSCoffset script
  
  8500   Sat Apr 27 00:21:06 2013 KojiUpdateLSCLocking activity on Apr 26thWhen I talked with Den via phone, he recommended
to use the trigger and normalization with
POP110I.
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  8499   Fri Apr 26 21:38:06 2013 JenneConfigurationRF SystemPD frequency responseI was sad to see that there wasn't a photo
of the POX situation after the fiber work
was done on Thursday.
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  8498   Fri Apr 26 20:43:51 2013 JenneUpdateLSCRemeasuring the Schnupp asymmetry[Jenne, Annalisa, with guidance from Koji]
We took data to remeasure the
Schnupp asymmetry, using the Valera method
  
  8497   Fri Apr 26 17:08:42 2013 RijuConfiguration PD frequency response

    

       
            
  
  8496   Fri Apr 26 15:50:48 2013 Max HortonUpdateSummary PagesImporting New Code 
I am following the instructions here:
https://www.lsc-group.phys.uwm.edu/daswg/docs/howto/lal-install.html#test
  
  8495   Fri Apr 26 10:50:07 2013 AnnalisaUpdateABSLATF laser on PSLThe ATF NPRO auxiliary laser has been moved
on the PSL table. All the optics for beat
note measurement are in place and alignment
  
  8494   Thu Apr 25 20:48:48 2013 KojiUpdateASSDen fixed the Yarm ASS scriptsI contacted Den about malfunctioning of
the Yarm ASS.
He found the scripts were modified
  
  8493   Thu Apr 25 18:58:06 2013 KojiConfiguration PD frequency responseNo.... what I told was to put the roll
next
to the splitter, 
  
  8492   Thu Apr 25 17:56:28 2013 RijuConfiguration PD frequency response [Eric, Riju]
Today we have routed the fibers from
1x16 fiber splitter to POX table for POX11
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  8491   Thu Apr 25 10:19:10 2013 KojiSummaryLSCLocking activity on Apr 24thLast night I worked on the several locking
configurations:
  
  8490   Thu Apr 25 04:10:09 2013 JenneUpdateLockingMICH_CTRL drifting away??Koji is elogging separately of his exploration
of different configurations.  The lock
stretch that I'm looking at here uses the
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  8489   Thu Apr 25 03:35:28 2013 JenneUpdateLockingAngular motion does not explain RINDen made a nice elog about the PRMI RIN
that we see a few weeks ago:  8464. 
The RIN that we're seeing is typically about
 RIN_estimation_from_angular_motion.nb.zip 
  8488   Thu Apr 25 00:59:37 2013 RijuUpdateRF SystemPD frequency response

    

       
            
  
  8487   Wed Apr 24 18:51:12 2013 KojiConfigurationoptical tablesPD frequency responseThe fibers should be routed beneath the
electrical cables. 
They should be fixed on the table
  
  8486   Wed Apr 24 15:27:59 2013 ManasaUpdate40m UpgradingEndtable upgrade for auxiliary green laser : progress: New layoutLayout that will be improved upon over
the next few days.
Things that need to be updated:
 ETMY_endtable_New.png 
  8485   Wed Apr 24 14:36:06 2013 JenneUpdateRF SystemPD frequency responseI think you have the splitter that splits
the RF signal from the network analyzer in
the wrong place. 
  
  8484   Wed Apr 24 14:24:40 2013 RijuUpdate PD frequency response Here I am attaching the first schematic
diagram of the PD frequency response set-up,
I will keep updating it with relevant informations
 PD_freq_resp.pdf 
  8483   Wed Apr 24 14:20:49 2013 KojiUpdateCDSFE Web view not updated?The FE web view seems not up-to-date, does
it? ( maybe for a year)
https://nodus.ligo.caltech.edu:30889/FE/c1mcs_slwebview_files/index.html
  
  8482   Wed Apr 24 00:44:33 2013 KojiUpdateSUSPRMI locked, ITMX pitch OpLev ringing upI tried to reproduce the locking situation
described in this
entry tonight.
  
  8481   Wed Apr 24 00:42:07 2013 JenneUpdateSUSPRMI locked, ITMX pitch OpLev ringing upKoji is working on PRMI locking, and while
he was doing that I glanced at the oplevs'
spectra for the ITMs and PRM.
 PRMI_locked_ITMXpitOpLevRingingUp.pdf 
  8480   Tue Apr 23 22:59:05 2013 ranaConfigurationSUSOptical Lever Gains normalizedDue to the recent addition   
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