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  3616   Tue Sep 28 14:12:14 2010 steveUpdateGeneralvertex crane drive is out of orderThe vertex crane drive is overheating,
it stopped functioning. Service man will
be here tomorrow morning.
  
  3624   Thu Sep 30 09:34:58 2010 steveUpdateGeneralvertex crane trolly drive fixed


   
        
            
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  3626   Thu Sep 30 13:43:29 2010 steveUpdateSAFETYpropane gas smell in control roomThe control room's north west corner smelled
like propane gas  yesterday around 16:30
We all agreed that the smell was
  
  3637   Fri Oct 1 16:46:20 2010 steveBureaucracySAFETYYuta received 40m-101-safety trainingOur visiting graduate student Yuta Michimura
received 40m specific basic safety training
today.
  
  3646   Tue Oct 5 09:26:04 2010 steveConfigurationPEMmoved accelerometersAccelerometers xyz were moved from IOO-south/west 
corner to under PSL table. They were turned
off for ~20 minutes.
  
  3654   Tue Oct 5 17:39:21 2010 steveConfigurationVACwest access connector removedKiwamu, Koji, Yutah, Rana, Jan and Steve
We removed the west access connector
this afternoon.
  
  3664   Thu Oct 7 08:39:39 2010 steveBureaucracySAFETYJoonho receives safety trainingOur new undergrad Joonho Lee received 40m
specific basic safety training yesterday.
Yuta and Joonho are scheduled to
  
  3670   Thu Oct 7 15:21:51 2010 steveUpdatePSLRF filter for PMCWe got two small RF filter for the PMC
from Valera  They are made by http://www.larkengineering.com/  
"MC35.5-3-AB" sma, 29300-01
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  3676   Fri Oct 8 07:41:42 2010 steveConfigurationSAFETY2W laser shutter is closedThe 2 W Innolight shutter is closed and
enclosure door removed. Beam path blocked.
Do not change this condition.
  
  3677   Fri Oct 8 10:38:03 2010 steveConfigurationSAFETY2W laser shutter is closed


   
        
            
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  3682   Fri Oct 8 17:36:16 2010 steveFrogsPhotosvisiting undergradsProf Alan Weistein guided the 24 student
through the 40m. His performance was rated
as  an enthusiastic 9.5
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  3688   Mon Oct 11 10:51:36 2010 steveUpdateSUSOSEMs, OSEMs, OSEMs...those lovely little OSEMs   40dll.jpg 
  3698   Tue Oct 12 16:35:17 2010 steveConfigurationPSLPSL output monitor in placeInnolight
PSL laser is set to @2.1A , ~1.6W output
  
  3733   Mon Oct 18 09:01:48 2010 steveHowToGeneralHow not to This BNC cable is crying for help. Please
do not do this to me.  It should be
reported  to the  abused center.Throw
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  3745   Wed Oct 20 16:41:41 2010 steveOmnistructureGeneral laser chiller leaving for MIT   P1060929.JPG 
  3751   Thu Oct 21 10:44:56 2010 steveMetaphysicsTreasure1987 supernova tapes plus....?I'm cleaning out to make room for our new
optical cabinet. Are we keeping these? There
are  ~20  pieces of 10" od
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  3792   Wed Oct 27 09:02:29 2010 steveUpdateElectronicsHP4195A is NOT fixedwww.avalontest.com has fixed the 25MHz
oscillation.  Contact: Jim Burnham 760-536-0191
  
  3808   Thu Oct 28 09:16:17 2010 steveUpdatePEMwelding in the vertex areaFire-smoke sensors in the vertex area #2-31,
2-30 east, 2-32 south/MC2 and 2-37 old control
room area are turned off to accommodate the
  
  3810   Thu Oct 28 13:01:34 2010 steveUpdatePEMcrane repair guys left for the day


   
        
            
  
  3832   Mon Nov 1 10:17:55 2010 steveUpdateGeneralbreakers relabelledPedro of the electrical shop helped to
retrace wires from the racks to the breakers.
Many wrong labels were replaced. These labels
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  3833   Mon Nov 1 10:28:41 2010 steveBureaucracySAFETYSuresh received 40m safety trainingOur new postdoc Suresh Doravari received
40m specific safety training last week.
  
  3854   Wed Nov 3 16:49:31 2010 steveUpdateGeneralstorage cabinet is in placeThe south end of IFO room 104 was reshuffled.
The flow bench was moved all the way to the
south end to create more room for the crane
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  3862   Thu Nov 4 17:24:49 2010 steveUpdateGeneralconflat flanges for MIT8 pieces of 10" CF blanks were shipped
to MIT
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  3864   Thu Nov 4 17:57:27 2010 steveUpdateGeneralBeamScanner is working againKoji, Suresh and Steve,
The beam scanner is back from repair. 
Koji and Suresh helped to move the I/O address
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  3867   Fri Nov 5 09:08:14 2010 steveUpdateSUSepoxyPhysical Electronics: Vac-Seal #288-6000
arriving Monday. Our last bag used last week
had a p/n 1002003 with expiration date  
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  3894   Thu Nov 11 11:08:26 2010 steveBureaucracyPEMAP table found openPlease remember to cover the optical tables
!
  
  4059   Wed Dec 15 16:04:49 2010 steveConfigurationVACvacuum valves found in default conditionThis condition is created when we run out
of nitrogen that holds the valves in set
positions. The Maglev and other turbos are
  
  4077   Mon Dec 20 16:57:58 2010 steveUpdateIOOchecking out & closing the vacuum chambers
    Check EQ-stops
  
  4083   Tue Dec 21 16:20:09 2010 steveConfigurationVACpumpdown has startedSlow pumpdown of   
  4089   Wed Dec 22 17:24:50 2010 steveConfigurationVACslow pumpdown at 12 hoursWe have reached 200 Torr at 12 hours of
slow pumping speed. Kiwamu stopped the pumping
for 11 hrs last night .and I restarted it
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  4094   Thu Dec 23 13:30:09 2010 steveConfigurationVACslow pumpdown completeThe pump down continued this morning by
the removal of the butterfly valve. Two roughing
pumps were used to reach 500 mTorr
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  4125   Fri Jan 7 15:17:37 2011 steveUpdateCamerasITMX video monitor has tower wide viewThe Watec 902, 1/2" CCD camera got
new Tamron lens: 1/2" 10-40mm F/1.4 
manual iris. IR corrective lens. It is designed
  
  4133   Tue Jan 11 11:39:45 2011 steveUpdateVACRGA is turned onJoe updated the rga procedure in the wiki
and we turned on the filament. It will take
a few days to reach thermal equilibrium.
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  4165   Tue Jan 18 10:25:23 2011 steveUpdatePEMvertex crane work this weekThe crane people are here. The Vertex chambers
are covered with plastic. The PSL HEPAs will
be running on high during the day.
  
  4233   Mon Jan 31 16:12:11 2011 steveUpdateVACVertex crane upgrade shorth coming


   
        
            
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  4264   Wed Feb 9 10:25:46 2011 steveUpdateSAFETYAP tableI blocked the  AP table's south west
10" ID port since it is obsolete with
the new layout.
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  4269   Thu Feb 10 11:16:31 2011 steveUpdatePEMsouth arm AC turned onThe air condition was off for the south
arm. I  turned it on.
  
  4273   Fri Feb 11 09:27:03 2011 steveConfigurationVACRGA scanThe RGA scan is normal at day 52 of this
pump down.
Light power BS 1064nm ~25mW, ETMX
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  4274   Fri Feb 11 16:43:09 2011 steveUpdateVIDEOMC1 & 3 video monitorI set up video monitoring of MC1 and MC3  P1070415.JPG 
  4286   Mon Feb 14 11:23:24 2011 steveUpdateSAFETYenclosure door upgradeThe #3 enclosure door was removed for the
carpenter shop this morning. They will make
5 full size doors with window on each.
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  4290   Mon Feb 14 17:16:47 2011 steveUpdateGeneralracks, breakers labeledThe south arm labels were changed from
y to x to reflect reality.
So racks, manual disconnects and
  
  4337   Tue Feb 22 11:53:38 2011 steveUpdateElectronicsRF Distribution box: assembly completed


   
        
            
  
  4338   Tue Feb 22 14:37:24 2011 steveUpdateSAFETYLarisa received 40m safety trainingLarisa Thorne received 40m lab specific,
basic safety training. She will attend P.
King's  Basic Laser Safety Training Session
  
  4349   Thu Feb 24 11:18:08 2011 steveUpdateSUSSRM sus-cablesCheater cables   for SRM sus
tied up. They were dangling aimlessly on
the floor.
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  4350   Thu Feb 24 16:47:26 2011 steveConfigurationPSL shutter is back on the PSL outputUniblitz mechanical shutter was placed
into the beam path of the PSL output with
razor beam trap. The output power was 1.39W
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  4356   Fri Feb 25 10:11:56 2011 steveUpdateSAFETYhow not toThe beam of IR for doubling  is clipping
on bnc cable to green beam transmitted pd.
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  4367   Wed Mar 2 16:51:53 2011 steveConfigurationGreen Lockingmech shutter in place at the south endI moved old POX shutter from ITMY optical
table to the south end. MEDM POX mechanical
shutter screen is now closing the green beam 
  
  4386   Tue Mar 8 15:23:16 2011 steveUpdatePEMclean room glovesAnsell
AccuTech
91-300 clean
  
  4391   Wed Mar 9 17:29:11 2011 steveSummaryVACsingle O-ring protectionWe have one single O-ring on the 40m vacuum
envelope. It is on the OOC west side, facing
the AP table. This O-ring has to be protected
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  4405   Fri Mar 11 16:30:42 2011 steveUpdateGeneralhigh speed servo unit is hereNew
Focus Servo Controller has just arrived.
We have 25 days to evaluate this product.
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