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Entry  Fri Nov 6 08:14:58 2020, Aidan, Update, 2um Photodiodes, Photodiode testing recovery status 
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Message ID: 2513     Entry time: Fri Nov 6 08:14:58 2020     Reply to this: 2514
Author: Aidan 
Type: Update 
Category: 2um Photodiodes 
Subject: Photodiode testing recovery status 

Quick update, more detailed update to follow.

  • Laser is working
  • Photodiode sweep with the Keithley shows a sensible dark Current v Voltage plot (when laser is off) - indicating that PD wiring is still intact
  • Laser was aligned onto photodiode (although it took a while aligning to find the signal)
  • Ran a sweep with the Keithley and the laser on - saw another sensible bright Current v Voltage plot (more current than in the dark case)
  • DAQ control still works
  • DAC output is directly providing (unfiltered) 200mV bias

Still to do:

  • Get the SR785 plugged back in
  • Get an SR560 inserted between DAC output and PD bias to low pass filter
  • Investigate why the laser current set point is so noisy
  • Sort out RTD situation inside the chamber
  • Miscellaneous stuff
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