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  282   Fri Jun 23 10:55:07 2017 KojiOpticsGeneralDust layer on black glass beam dumps?I wondered why the black glass beam dumps
looked not as shiny as before. It was in
fact a layer of dusts (or contaminants) accumulated
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  283   Sat Jul 1 15:29:57 2017 KojiOpticsGeneralBlack glass cleaning / Final bonding for the emergency repair for OMC #002[Alena, Koji] 

Report of the work on June
30.
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  284   Sat Jul 1 21:33:18 2017 KojiGeneralGeneralSome purchase notes- Forgot to close the cylinder valve...

v HEPA prefilter (20"x20"x1"
MERV 7)
  
  285   Wed Jul 5 16:59:44 2017 KojiGeneralGeneralThe OMC #002 was packed[Stephen Koji]

The OMC #002 was packed for the
transportation to Downs.
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  288   Fri Sep 8 15:14:05 2017 KojiFacilityGeneralPreparation for the plumbing work[Steve, Aaron, Koji]

We've finished the preparation
for the forthcoming plumbing work on (nominally)
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  289   Mon Nov 27 20:24:24 2017 KojiGeneralGeneralA former LHO PD (Trans) removed from the OMC #002 for the shipment to StockholmAttachment 1: The PD was
removed from the transmission side of the
OMC #002 (former LHO OMC - the one blasted
 6x 
  290   Thu Nov 30 12:18:41 2017 StephenGeneralGeneralPreparation for Modal Testing on 4 DecemberNorna Robertson, Stephen Appert || 
29 Nov 2017, 2 pm to 4 pm  || 
227 Downs, CIT
  
  294   Sat May 5 22:51:04 2018 KojiOpticsGeneral3IFO EOM Optical testThe 3IFO EOM test performed at
the 40m. Result: 40m
ELOG 13819
  
  295   Tue May 15 19:53:45 2018 KojiOpticsGeneralEOM Q comparisonQs' were estimated with a lorentzian
function (eye fit)

  
  300   Mon Jul 2 15:27:31 2018 Rich AbbottElectronicsGeneralWork on EOM (3rd IFO unit)Koji, Rich

We took apart the unit removed
from the 3rd IFO (Unit serial number aLIGO
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  307   Wed Aug 29 11:06:30 2018 KojiGeneralGeneralRF AM RIN and dBc conversion0. If you have an RF signal whose waveform
is , the amplitude is constant and 1.
  
  308   Sun Sep 23 19:42:21 2018 KojiOpticsGeneralMontecarlo simulation of the phase difference between P and S pols for a modeled HR mirror[Koji Gautam]


With Gautam's help,
I ran a coating design code for an HR mirror
 reflectivities.pngtransmission.pngphase_diff.pngphase_difference_histogram.png 
  309   Thu Sep 27 20:19:15 2018 AaronOpticsGeneralMontecarlo simulation of the phase difference between P and S pols for a modeled HR mirrorI started some analytic calculations of
how OMC mirror motion would add to the noise
in the BHD. I want to make some prettier
  
  310   Thu Nov 1 19:57:32 2018 AaronOpticsGeneralMontecarlo simulation of the phase difference between P and S pols for a modeled HR mirrorI'm still not satisfied/done with the
solution to this, but this has gone too long
without an update and anyway probably someone
  
  314   Fri Feb 1 12:52:12 2019 KojiMechanicsGeneralPZT deformation simulationA simple COMSOL simulation was run to see
how the PZT deforms as the voltage applied.

Use the geometry of the ring PZT
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  321   Thu Apr 4 20:07:39 2019 KojiSupplyGeneralPurchase== Office Depot ==
Really
Useful Box 9L x 6 (delivered)
  
  325   Fri Apr 5 23:30:20 2019 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC (002) repair completedOMC(002)
repair completed

When the cable harness of OMC(004)
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  326   Wed Apr 10 19:22:24 2019 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC(004): preparation for the PZT subassembly bonding Preparation for the PZT subassembly
bonding (Section 6.2 and 7.3 of T1500060
(aLIGO OMC optical testing procedure)
  
  327   Thu Apr 11 10:54:38 2019 StephenGeneralGeneralOMC(004): preparation for the PZT subassembly bonding


Quote:


  
  329   Thu Apr 11 21:22:26 2019 KojiMechanicsGeneralOMC(004): PZT sub-assembly gluing[Koji Stephen]

The four PZT sub-assemblies were
glued in the gluing fixtures. There were
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  330   Thu Apr 11 21:22:58 2019 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC(004): PZT sub-assembly air baking[Stephen Koji]

The baking of the PZT subassemblies
was more complicated than we initially thought.
 temp_profile.pdfbake.xlsx 
  331   Sun Apr 14 23:58:49 2019 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC(004): PZT sub-assembly post air-bake inspection[Koji Stephen]

(Friday afternoon) We retrieved
the PZT sub-assemblies to the clean room.
  
  332   Mon Apr 15 00:08:32 2019 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC(004): PZT sub-assembly post air-bake inspection (Sub-assy #7)Sub-ASSY
#7

Probably the best glued unit among
 6x 
  333   Mon Apr 15 00:39:04 2019 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC(004): PZT sub-assembly post air-bake inspection (Sub-assy #8)Sub-ASSY
#8

Probably the best glued unit among
 8x 
  334   Mon Apr 15 01:07:30 2019 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC(004): PZT sub-assembly post air-bake inspection (Sub-assy #9)Sub-ASSY
#9

The most fractured unit among four.
 7x 
  335   Mon Apr 15 01:23:45 2019 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC(004): PZT sub-assembly post air-bake inspection (Sub-assy #10) Sub-ASSY
#10

Attachment #1: Mounting
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  343   Tue Apr 16 23:11:43 2019 KojiGeneralGeneralBorrowed items from the other labsApr 16, 2019
Borrowed
two laser goggles from the 40m. (Returned
  
  344   Wed Apr 17 09:08:47 2019 StephenGeneralGeneralOMC(004): Unwrapping and preparing breadboard[Stephen, Philip, Koji, Joe]

Breadboard D1200105 SN06 was selected
as described in eLOG
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  345   Wed Apr 17 10:30:37 2019 PhilipOpticsGeneralOMC optical set-up day 1[Joe, Koji, Liyuan, Philip, Stephen]
Work done on 16.04.2019
  
  358   Thu May 9 16:07:18 2019 StephenMechanicsGeneralImprovements to OMC Bonding Fixture[Stephen, Koji]

As mentioned in eLOG
331, either increased thermal cycling
 image_of_issue_with_OMC_PZT_bonding_fixture_from_D16003336-v3.pngimage_02_of_issue_with_OMC_PZT_bonding_fixture_from_D16003336-v3.PNG 
  359   Thu May 9 17:35:07 2019 KojiOpticsGeneralAlignment strategyNotes
on the OMC cavity alignment strategy

- x3=1.17 γ + 1.40 δ, x4=1.40
 T1500060_OMC_Optical_Testing_Procedure.pdf 
  361   Wed May 15 19:07:53 2019 KojiCleanGeneralWhat is this???Suddenly something dirty emerged in the
lab. What is this? It looks like an insulation
foam or similar, but is quite degraded and
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  362   Thu May 16 12:41:28 2019 ChubGeneralGeneralfire pillow found on optics tableThat is an expanding fire pillow, also
known as firebrick.  It is used to create
a fire block where holes in fire-rated walls
  
  367   Tue May 28 12:14:20 2019 StephenOpticsGeneralCM PZT Assembly Debonding of EP30-2 in Acetone[LiyuanZ, StephenA]

Downs B119

Summary:
 8x 
  368   Mon Jun 24 12:54:58 2019 KojiCleanGeneralHEPA BOOTHhttps://www.airscience.com/purair-flow-laminar-flow-cabinets   
  375   Wed Sep 18 22:30:11 2019 StephenSupplyGeneralEP30-2 Location and StatusHere is a summary of the events of the
last week, as they relate to EP30-2.

1) I lost the EP30-2 syringes that
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  376   Wed Sep 18 23:16:06 2019 StephenSupplyGeneralItems staged at 40m Bake Lab for PZT Subassembly BondingThe following items are presently staged
at the 40m Bake Lab (see photo indicating
current location) (noting items broght by
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  377   Wed Sep 18 23:38:52 2019 StephenGeneralGeneralDirty ABO ready for PZT Subassembly BondingThe 40m Bake Lab's
Dirty ABO's OMEGA PID controller was
borrowed for another oven in the Bake Lab,
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  378   Mon Sep 23 21:29:51 2019 KojiOpticsGeneralOMC(004): PZT sub-assembly gluing (#9/#10)[Stephen, Shruti, Koji]

We worked on the gluing of the
PZT sub-assy (#9 and #10) along with the
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  379   Tue Sep 24 12:19:20 2019 StephenGeneralGeneral Dirty ABO test run prior to PZT Subassembly Bonding The 40m Bake Lab's
Dirty ABO's OMEGA PID controller was
borrowed for another oven in the Bake Lab
 image_showing_20190923_abo_qualifying_bake.png 
  380   Thu Sep 26 17:33:52 2019 StephenGeneralGeneralDirty ABO test run prior to PZT Subassembly Bonding - ABO is Ready!Follow up on OMC
elog 379

I was able to obtain the following
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  381   Mon Sep 30 23:16:53 2019 KojiOpticsGeneralOMC(004): PZT sub-assembly gluing (#9/#10)Friday: [Stephen, Koji]

As the oven setting has qualified,
we brought the PZT assys in the air bake
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  382   Tue Oct 22 10:25:01 2019 StephenGeneralGeneralOMC PZT Assy #9 and #10 Production Cure Bake OMC PZT Assy Production Cure Bake (ref.
OMC
elog 381) for PZT Assy #9 and #10 started
 OMC_ABO_PZT_Curing_Bake_effort_201906_thru_201909.xlsproduction_cure_bake_pzt_assys_9_and_10_20190927.png 
  383   Tue Oct 22 11:52:53 2019 StephenGeneralGeneralEpoxy Curing Timeline of OMC PZT Assy #9 and #10This post captures the curing timeline
followed by OMC PZT Assys #9 and #10.

Source file posted in case any
 omc_elog_383_Epoxy_Curing_Timeline_of_OMC_PZT_Assy_20191022.pngomc_elog_383_Epoxy_Curing_Timeline_of_OMC_PZT_Assy.pptx 
  384   Tue Oct 22 11:56:09 2019 StephenSupplyGeneralEpoxy Status update as of 22 October 2019The following is the current status of
the epoxies used in assembly of the OMC (excerpt
from C1900052)
 image_ep30-2_epoxy_kit_pcs_item_1582_location_downs_3303.JPG 
  386   Fri Dec 6 00:55:25 2019 KojiOpticsGeneralBeamdump gluing[Stephen, Koji]

20 glass beamdumps were
bonded at the 40m cleanroom.
 6x 
  387   Fri Dec 13 14:59:18 2019 StephenGeneralGeneralOMC Beam Dump Production Cure Bake[Koji, Jordan, Stephen]

The beam dumps, bonded on Fri 06
Dec 2019, were placed in the newly tuned
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  388   Wed Dec 18 21:54:53 2019 KojiGeneralGeneralOMC Beam Dump Production Cure BakeThe beamdumps were taken out from the oven
and packed in bags.

The bottom of the V are completely
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  389   Thu Feb 27 14:31:13 2020 KojiGeneralGeneralItem lendingItem lending as per Ian's request:
Particle Counter from OMC Lab to QIL

 
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  390   Mon Aug 10 15:29:54 2020 KojiGeneralGeneralItem lendingThe particle counter came back to the OMC
lab on Aug 10, 2020

 
  
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