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  101   Sat Oct 15 21:59:13 2022 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingHot plate PWM v2.6 Test #1, 2, 3I realized that, after changing so much
from v2.3 to 6, I should check that my first
two tests produce correct results with the
 PWM_v2.6_Test_#1_2_3_-_increase_180C_in_10_7_20_minutes.pdfPWM_v2.6_tests_data.zip 
  102   Sun Oct 16 14:20:32 2022 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingSamples after 2 weeks under pressureSince I was focusing on the hot plate code
and therefore did not need my weights, I
decided to leave them on top of my samples
 2_weeks_pressure_PXL_20221004_190652540_20221017_074745619.jpg 
  103   Mon Oct 17 23:17:25 2022 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingTesting PWM code with actual samplesNow that I have (relatively) good PWM code,
I wanted to do my first real test with actual
samples. Since everything went smoothly,
 first_real_PWM_test_samples_before_PXL_20221018_071840794.MP.jpgfirst_real_PWM_test_set_up_PXL_20221018_071943406.MP.jpgfirst_real_PWM_test_in_action_PXL_20221018_072832135.mp4 
  104   Tue Oct 18 19:33:38 2022 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingSetting up thermocouplesFirstly, last night's heating did not
change the contacted surface area greatly,
but there is too many factors to speculate
 first_real_PWM_test_samples_before_after_PXL_20221018_080838426.MP.jpgK_Type_connector_PXL_20221019_000708969.MP.jpgthermocouple_plates_PXL_20221019_003002817.MP.jpg 
  105   Wed Oct 19 21:51:10 2022 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingThe trials and tribulations of the thermocouplesI intended to test the new thermocouple
set up today, but when I plugged them in,
both did not read a temperature. It took
 thermocouple_connector_test_ciruit_PXL_20221020_035719119.MP.jpgcorrect_assembly_PXL_20221020_042855181.MP.jpgresistance_through_broken_and_fixed_connector_PXL_20221020_035951538_20221020_041939698.MP.jpgbroken_and_fixed_thermocouple_PXL_20221020_042242792_20221020_042201775.MP.jpgthermocouples_and_thermometers_room_temp.zip 
  106   Thu Oct 20 22:43:05 2022 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingWired the thermocouples backwardsSince the two devices are giving different
temperature readings, I would like to find
out if this imprecision is linear (e.g. they
 wrong_correct_polarization_PXL_20221022_054250498_20221022_055117337.MP.jpg 
  107   Fri Oct 21 22:22:37 2022 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingPWM v2.6 on new thermocouple set upI performed the same tests I have been
doing prior (+180°C in 10 minutes)
but now with the (correctly wired) thermocouples
 PWM_plates_-_increase_180C_in_10_minutes.pdf 
  108   Sat Oct 22 21:18:56 2022 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingPWM v3.0With v3.0, I took a couple steps backwards
by getting rid of the feature that increases
the heating rate so I can isolate the base
 PWM_plates_-_increase_280C_in_10_minutes.pdf 
  109   Sun Oct 23 21:01:40 2022 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingPWM 3.0 (+280C in 5)I decided test how fast the plates
would heat up if the heat was just on constantly
on for 5 minutes. In general, these tests
 PWM_plates_-_increase_280°C_in_5_minutes.pdf 
  110   Mon Oct 24 21:23:22 2022 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingPWM 3.1 longer off times in cycleTo combat the bottom plate heating up much
faster than the top plate, I decided to try
increasing the cycle period from 1000ms (1s)
 PWM_plates_-_1000_ms_on_9000_ms_off.pdf 
  Draft   Tue Oct 25 18:55:38 2022 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingPWM 3.1 very slow heating[I'm behind on data processing, but
I'm creating an entry on the day I actually
run the tests]
  
  112   Wed Oct 26 21:27:23 2022 JenniferGeneralOptical ContactingPWM 3.1 (more) very slow heating[I'm (once again) behind on data processing,
but I'm creating an entry on the day
I actually run the tests]
  
  114   Thu Oct 27 22:12:21 2022 ranaGeneralOptical Contactingplotting and PIDThe Arduino / AC PWM interface looks good.
I recommend that you maintain the code in
GitHub and post a link to the repo whenever
  
  117   Sat Jan 7 16:07:13 2023 GeneralGeneral The bond quality measurements can be split
into two categories: destructive and nondestructive.
For destructive, we have measuring tensile
  
  118   Sat Jan 7 17:08:47 2023 Sophia AdamsGeneralOptical Contacting I am getting started on building the arduino
circuit as well as setting up my computer
so I can communicate between jupyter notebook
  
  119   Mon Jan 9 16:18:50 2023 Sophia AdamsGeneralOptical Contacting    arduinoRoomTempReading.jpg 
  120   Mon Jan 9 21:03:53 2023 KojiGeneralGeneralHeavy item transport - preparation1) Paco cleared the path in the DOPO lab.
We'll need a flat dolly or wooden bars
(covered with a mylar sheet) to place the
 DOPO.jpgCAML.jpgQIL.jpg 
  121   Tue Jan 10 23:30:25 2023 KojiGeneralGeneralHeavy item transport - preparation[JC, Stephen, Paco, Gabriele, Aidan,
Radhika, Koji]

We have successfully extracted
 PXL_20230110_214532535.jpgPXL_20230110_221731553.jpgPXL_20230110_222947057.MP.jpg 
  122   Thu Jan 12 11:38:26 2023 KojiGeneralGeneralHow to move the large engine hoist through the narrow doorSee the attachments.  PXL_20230110_223009017.jpgPXL_20230110_223015483.MP.jpgPXL_20230110_223026446.MP.jpgPXL_20230110_223035480.MP.jpg 
  123   Thu Jan 12 11:54:08 2023 KojiGeneralGeneralHeavy item transport[JC, Koji]

Caltech transport came in this
morning. They first went to the OMC lab and
 7x 
  124   Thu Jan 12 15:36:22 2023 KojiGeneralGeneralCrane configuration for the suspension test chamberI made a quick investigation of the crane
configuration for the suspension test chamber.

Conclusions:
 crane_config.pdf 
  125   Thu Feb 2 17:28:37 2023 Sophia AdamsGeneralOptical ContactingTest of Temperature Reading of One Plate

The arduino was able to read temperature
 bokeh_plot.pngIMG_3135.jpg 
  Draft   Mon Feb 6 15:36:39 2023 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingPapers on making Q measurements of bondsUpper limits on the mechanical
loss of silicate bonds in a silicon tuning
fork oscillator​ and
  
  Draft   Fri Mar 24 20:27:46 2023 Jennifer HritzGeneralOptical ContactingControlling hot plate and recording temperature with one ArduinoPreviously, we had one Arduino taking the
two thermocouple readings and another, separate
one controlling the PWM of the hot plate.
 one_arduino_to_rule_them_all.png 
  128   Wed Apr 12 12:03:34 2023 RadhikaGeneralHeat LoadMariner TM Cooldown modelHere we lay out the Mariner cryocooler
requirements and discuss the most recent
cooldown model, which includes a cryocooler that cools
 MarinerTMCooldown_LN2_OS.pdfTMPowerBudget.pdfmariner_block_diagram_joints.pdf 
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