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  4018   Mon Dec 6 23:33:15 2010 JenneUpdateSUSETMU05 winched, balanced, glued!!!!!![Suresh, Jenne]
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  4034   Thu Dec 9 01:54:15 2010 JenneUpdateElectronicsSome Refl 11 fixesThe
Backstory:
Kevin was working on characterizing
  
  4043   Fri Dec 10 12:55:27 2010 JenneUpdateComputersBackup should be running successfully now[Joe, Jenne]
The nightly backup of the frames
and the /cvs/cds directories is back up and
  
  4047   Mon Dec 13 18:06:43 2010 JenneUpdateSUSETMY resuspended, ready to install. Tip Tilt realigned, ready to install.[Koji, Jenne]
I wish I could use a bigger font
for this, but, 
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  4061   Wed Dec 15 18:29:59 2010 JenneUpdatePEMSeismometer Channels Being Recorded AgainThe Seismometer channels are once more
being recorded.  Alastair brought Gur1
back from the ATF the other day, and today
  
  4078   Mon Dec 20 22:56:20 2010 JenneUpdateIOOPlan for closing the vacuum chambersTuesday 

    If still everythig is
fine, put the BS heavy door.

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  4079   Mon Dec 20 23:10:25 2010 JenneUpdateSUSPretty much ready for pump-down. A few final things....[Kiwamu, Jenne, Koji, Osamu]
We have mostly prepared the IFO for
pump down. 
  
  4103   Tue Jan 4 02:58:53 2011 JenneUpdateIOOPower into Mode Cleaner increasedWhat was the point:
I twiddled with several different
  
  4107   Tue Jan 4 18:37:18 2011 JenneUpdateIOOMCWFS alignedI undid Yuta's
temporary setup, and put beam back on both
  
  4116   Wed Jan 5 23:22:00 2011 JenneUpdateCamerasAligned the Xarm, no big deal[Kiwamu, Jenne]
We successfully aligned the X arm. 
No big deal.  Nothing to 
 DSC_2822.JPGKiwamuJenne_5Jan2011_Xarm_Aligned.png 
  4118   Wed Jan 5 23:45:33 2011 JenneUpdateCamerasAligned the Xarm, no big dealCorrect.  We can see the flashes clearly
on our new ETM camera, but we see absolutely
nothing on the ITM.
  
  4120   Thu Jan 6 00:06:01 2011 JenneUpdateIOOMagical absorbing PZT mirror[Kiwamu, Jenne]
We have a measely 465mW going into
  
  4123   Fri Jan 7 00:49:16 2011 JenneUpdateGreen LockingRecovered Xarm Green Lock, Preparation for Beat Note Measurement[Kiwamu, Jenne]
We went this evening in search of
a beat note signal between the Xarm transmitted
  
  4138   Tue Jan 11 18:41:43 2011 JenneUpdateIOOPut MC PZT offset onto MC board, instead of on awkward cart[Larisa and Jenne]
We wanted to get rid of the awkward
cart that was sitting behind the 1Y1 rack. 
 D040180-B.pdf 
  4148   Thu Jan 13 03:00:01 2011 JenneUpdateIOOWFS shenanigansMy goal
this afternoon was to
 D990249-B-1_MCWFS_schematic.pdf 
  4222   Fri Jan 28 13:07:31 2011 JenneUpdateIOOBeam is back on the WFSThe MC WFS have had beam dumps in front
of them for the past ~2 weeks, until I could
find the appropriate optic to put in the
  
  4223   Fri Jan 28 15:50:44 2011 JenneConfigurationPSLThe PSL has a name!Back in the days when we were talking about
getting a new 2W PSL, I was given naming
rights by Rana for this new laser. 
 EdwinTheLaser.jpg 
  4224   Fri Jan 28 18:19:21 2011 JenneUpdateIOOWFS2 has some kind of oil on itMystery solved!
I removed WFS2 from the AP table
(after placing markers so I can put it back
 Oily_WFS2.jpg 
  4236   Tue Feb 1 17:34:21 2011 JenneUpdateSUSETMX and PRM watchdogs trippedI sat down in the control room to find
that ETMX and PRM's watchdogs had been tripped. 
I don't know how long they've been crazy,
 Seis_1Feb2011.pngSeis_SUS_1Feb2011.png 
  4263   Tue Feb 8 16:44:43 2011 JenneUpdateComputersLIGO Grid Cluster client upgraded on RossaI did a yum-install of the latest ldg-client
(to get onto the LIGO Clusters) on Rossa. 
I followed the instructions on the
  
  4267   Thu Feb 10 00:23:25 2011 JenneUpdateGreen LockingGreen TRX DC PD installed on PSLUsing a stray beam that is generated as
the transmitted green beam from the Xarm
goes through the viewport to the PSL table,
  
  4289   Mon Feb 14 15:59:49 2011 JenneUpdateIOOWFS quantum efficiency as a function of angle[Larisa and Jenne]
A few weeks ago (on the 28th of January)
I had tried to measure the quantum efficiency
  
  4298   Tue Feb 15 11:43:53 2011 JenneUpdateComputersOccasional error with NDS2Just in case anyone has encountered this
/ knows how to fix it....
I'm running NDS2 on Rossa, trying
  
  4303   Tue Feb 15 17:48:22 2011 JenneUpdateIOOMode Cleaner resonating again[Valera, Jenne]
After Steve and Valera switched out
the PMC, the Mode Cleaner resonance needed
  
  4305   Wed Feb 16 01:03:59 2011 JenneUpdateIOOMC alignment workSo.... Kiwamu and I were concerned (still
a little concerned) that ETMY is not damping
as nicely as it should be.  (It's fine,
  
  4316   Thu Feb 17 14:52:27 2011 JenneUpdateIOOMC alignment workI worked a little bit more on optimizing
the mode matching to the MC, but it's still
not great.  I've only gotten a visibility
  
  4348   Thu Feb 24 10:56:04 2011 JenneUpdateWienerFilteringOne month of H1 S5 data is now on RossaJust in case anyone else wants to access
it, we now have 30 days of H1 S5 DARM data
sitting on Rossa's harddrive.  It's
  
  4423   Tue Mar 22 00:23:20 2011 JenneConfigurationGreen LockingPSL vs Y arm laser temperature pairing


   
        
            
  
  4452   Mon Mar 28 21:12:14 2011 JenneUpdatePSLNew PMC Base Riser DesignI (think) I have finished the new PMC base
riser.  The eDrawing of it (so you can
view it on any computer) has been uploaded
 PMC_riser.eprt 
  4454   Mon Mar 28 23:51:54 2011 JenneUpdatePSLNew PMC Base Riser Design


   
        
            
  
  4484   Mon Apr 4 11:52:13 2011 JenneUpdatePEMSTS2s unpackedI unpacked the STS2 seismometers that we
borrowed from LLO.  They are sitting
underneath the Xarm, in the middle of the
  
  4565   Mon Apr 25 12:55:19 2011 JenneBureaucracyComputerswiki?


   
        
            
  
  4631   Thu May 5 00:08:59 2011 JenneUpdateLSC(Almost) New Screens for RFPDsI modified C1LSC.mdl to use the CDSphase
blocks, which automatically calculate the
R and D phase rotation for us.  Now
  
  4635   Thu May 5 13:12:06 2011 JenneUpdatePSLTemperature drift, trying to shield PMC with foileeek.  I've been running around
all day, so this is an incomplete elog. 
I'll fill in more stuff in the next hour
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  4636   Thu May 5 13:13:32 2011 JenneUpdateLSCNew RFPD screens are inJoe helped me compile the lsc simulink
model, and now we have R&D phase rotation.
Right
  
  4640   Thu May 5 14:50:30 2011 JenneUpdateLSCchans file for LSC


   
        
            
  
  4695   Wed May 11 22:54:53 2011 JenneUpdateTreasureETMY trans QPD installedI put the ETMY trans QPD in. 
The ETMY trans beam was already going
toward the TRY DC PD, and a CCD camera. 
  
  4723   Sun May 15 21:27:51 2011 JenneUpdatePhotosETMY optical benchI didn't notice it the other day when I
was working on putting in the trans QPD,
but do we need to 
  
  4744   Thu May 19 00:15:20 2011 JenneUpdateelogRestarted, Italian-styleAka, from a hotel in Pisa.   
  4804   Fri Jun 10 12:04:57 2011 JenneUpdateRF SystemBad RF connections!!I am in the process of calibrating AS55's
shot noise, and I noticed that the AS55 PD
input to the demod board was only finger-tight. 
  
  4810   Mon Jun 13 16:27:10 2011 JenneUpdateElectronicsSeismometer Box Update/graphs


   
        
            
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  4822   Wed Jun 15 02:20:00 2011 JenneUpdateLockingMICH noise budget?I would like to announce my confusion with  MICH_noise_budget_measurements_15June2011.jpg 
  4825   Wed Jun 15 16:37:56 2011 JenneUpdatePEMPEM AA Board has been diagnosed and fixed[Jenne, Steve]
After talking with Steve, I had a
look at the PEM's AA board, to see what the
 1X7_AAboard_connector_fix.pdf 
  4870   Thu Jun 23 22:39:34 2011 JenneUpdatePSLPMC found unlockedI found the PMC unlocked.  Koji noticed
that the FSS Slow Actuator Adjust was railed
at the positive end of the slider. 
  
  4893   Tue Jun 28 02:11:47 2011 JenneUpdateLockingLatest MICH noise budgetI have measured / calculated the latest
MICH noise budget.  It doesn't really
look all that stellar.
 MICH_noise_budget_as_of_28June2011.png 
  4907   Wed Jun 29 11:13:13 2011 JenneUpdateSUSissues in the current quad maglev system


   
        
            
  
  4916   Thu Jun 30 01:50:02 2011 JenneUpdateSUSITMX whitening, ETMX left free swingingWhile closing up the whitening shop for
the night, I noticed that the ITMX whitening
state (Whitening "On") is opposite
  
  4951   Thu Jul 7 02:23:59 2011 JenneSummaryLSCLSC Whitening Filters have been fitI have fit all of the LSC whitening filters
using vectfit4.m
All the data is in my folder ..../users/jenne/LSC_WhiteningTest_29June2011/
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  4955   Thu Jul 7 15:34:44 2011 JenneSummaryLSCLSC Whitening Filters have been fit


   
        
            
  
  4980   Sun Jul 17 18:23:23 2011 JenneUpdatePSLFound the PMC unlockedIt was unlocked since ~4:30am.  No
idea why.  It's relocked so I can try
round N of measuring the PRC length.
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