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  116   Tue Mar 1 10:47:18 2011 AidanMiscHartmann sensorElectron to Counts conversion efficiencyUsing some of the old data from James (attached
below), I calculated the CCD conversion efficiency
(CE) from electrons to bits (Counts).
  
  119   Tue Mar 1 17:05:45 2011 AidanElectronicsHartmann sensorDalsa 1M60 current drawSteve and I measured the current drawn
by the Dalsa 1M60 by connecting it to the
BK Precision 1735 lab power supply that display
  
  120   Thu Mar 3 07:30:18 2011 WonComputingHartmann sensorEffect of high pixel count on rmsWe have been investigating how pixel count
is related to the centroid displacements
by taking several sets of image frames with
 11x 
  121   Tue Mar 8 11:30:26 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorHartmann sensor code changes and NTP serverI've made the following changes to the
Hartmann sensor code and to the machine running
the HWS.
  
  123   Tue Mar 8 18:48:00 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorHWS code is running and recording centroidsThe Hartmann sensor is running continuously
and is now recording data to file. The formatting
has changed slightly with the data now stored
  
  125   Wed Mar 9 01:00:12 2011 Peter Veitch, Won KimComputingHartmann sensorControl of frame rate usign external triggerWe managed to successfully apply frame
rate control via external trigger from a
pulse generator.
  
  128   Mon Mar 28 13:00:50 2011 AidanLaserHartmann sensorTo do: Check the polarization from the SLED    
  129   Wed Mar 30 12:55:54 2011 AidanLaserHartmann sensorPrism modulation experimentI've set up a quick experiment to modulate
the angle of the Hartmann sensor probe beam
at 10mHz and to monitor the measured prism.
  
  130   Thu Mar 31 11:27:02 2011 AidanLaserHartmann sensorPrism modulation experimentI changed the drive amplitude on the function
generator to 0.05Vpp and have measured the
angle of deflection by bouncing a laser off
  
  131   Fri Apr 1 02:41:55 2011 WonComputingHartmann sensorexposure time and reproducibility of centroids Here is a brief and preliminary summary
of rms of centroid displacements calculated
at a number of different exposure time values.
 9x 
  132   Fri Apr 1 09:51:45 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorPrism measurement I analyzed the results from the prism
experiment. The time series and spectra of
the prism are attached.
 Hartmann_Sensor_prism_measurement_2011-03-31.pdfHartmann_Sensor_Prism_measurement_times_series_2011-03-31.pdf 
  137   Sun Apr 17 21:55:51 2011 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHartmann sensor prism/displacement testI've set up an experiment to test the HWS
intensity distribution displacement measurement
code. Basically the beam from a SLED is just
 HWS_prims.jpg 
  139   Mon Apr 18 15:06:53 2011 AidanThings to BuyHartmann sensorOrdered 2" optics from Newport Given that the HWS requires several
2" optics to handle the big beam size,
I've ordered the following items from Newport:
  
  144   Tue May 10 00:55:08 2011 WonComputingHartmann sensorMatlab Compiler and Matlab Compiler Runtime 
I have spent some time with Matlab
Compiler and Matlab Compiler Runtime (MCR).
  
  145   Wed May 11 09:07:03 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorChanged ownership of /opt/EDTpdv I changed the ownership of /opt/EDTpdv
to controls with the command:

controls@princess_sparkle:/opt/EDTpdv$
  
  146   Wed May 11 18:38:47 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensortest_HS binary From Won: (the zip file is also on
the SVN /users/won/compiled_code/test_HS.zip)
 
 test_HS.zip 
  147   Wed May 11 18:44:54 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorMatlab Compiler and Matlab Compiler RuntimeInstalling MCR
I located the MCRInstaller on our
distribution of MATLAB on the Ubuntu machine
  
  148   Tue May 17 16:08:02 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorWrite speed of the frame grabber to file The attached file shows the output
of the command. The maximum average frame
rate is 57.2Hz when the nominal frame rate
 max_frame_rate_data.txt 
  149   Wed May 18 18:52:12 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorTest of position modulation algorithm I measured the prism and displacement
of the Gaussian beam on the Hartmann sensor.
The beam pointing was modulated at 10mHz
 galvo_mirror_experiment.jpg2011-05-18_gaussian_beam_with_galvo_constant.pdf2011-05-18_gaussian_beam_with_galvo.pdf 
  151   Mon May 30 10:53:00 2011 AidanLaserHartmann sensorDefocus vs time I've had the output from a fiber
projected about 400mm onto the Hartmann sensor
for around 5 days now. (The divergence angle
 HWS_defocus_vs_temperature.pdf 
  152   Mon May 30 20:11:27 2011 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHartmann sensor lever arm calibration I ran through the procedure to calibrate
the lever arm of the Hartmann sensor. The
beam from a 632.8nm HeNe laser was expanded
  
  154   Fri Sep 2 14:41:48 2011 AidanComputingHartmann sensorQFLD-950-3S long term test finishedI ran a test of the HWS with the QFLD-950-3S
for 5 days. The test was terminated as we
need to disconnect all the cabling and tidy
  
  155   Fri Sep 2 21:41:01 2011 AidanElectronicsHartmann sensorRestarting long term test of QFLD-950-3S9:40PM PDT - I've just restarted the long
term measurement of the Hartmann sensor noise
with the QFLD-950-3S.
  
  184   Wed Apr 26 15:29:25 2017 AidanElectronicsHartmann sensorLong term test of fiber launcherI've started a long-term measurement
of the HWS fiber-launcher. I'm interested
in seeing how stable the output is. The HWS
  
  186   Mon Jun 5 16:41:59 2017 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHWS long term measurement results.The data from the long-term measurement
of the HWS is presented here. The beam envelope
moves by, at most, about 0.3 pixels, or around
 HWS_envelope_long_term.pdfHWS_optical_parameters_long_term.pdfHWS_envelope_long_term_mm.pdfIMG_9836.JPG 
  190   Wed Oct 11 20:19:06 2017 Jon RichardsonLab InfrastructureHartmann sensorInitial Characterization of the SRM Adaptive Wavefront ControlToday I made the first characterization
measurements of the mocked-up adaptive wavefront
control system planned for the signal recycling
 thermal_lens.png 
  193   Mon Oct 23 19:02:42 2017 Jon RichardsonLaserHartmann sensorMitigated Heating Beam LossesThere were known to be huge (65%) heating
beam power losses on the SRM AWC table, somewhere
between the CO2 laser and the test optic.
  
  200   Mon Oct 30 17:13:32 2017 Jon RichardsonLaserHartmann sensorWrite-Up of CO2 Projector MeasurementsFor archive purposes, attached is a write-up
of all the HWS measurements I've made
to date for the SRM CO2 projector mock-up.
 awc_srm_actuator_v1.pdf 
  208   Fri May 11 12:32:21 2018 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHWS green LED fiber launcher [Aidan, Marie]

We tested the output of the fiber
launcher D1800125-v3. We were using a 6mm
 LED_test_01_20180511.pdf 
  209   Fri May 11 16:18:47 2018 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHWS green LED fiber launcherAnd here's the output of the fiber
launcher when I fixed it at 313mm from the
camera, attached an iris to the front and
 LED_test_02_20180511.pdf 
  210   Wed May 16 16:47:29 2018 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHWS green LED fiber launcher - D1800125-v5_SN01Here is the output from D1800125-v5_SN01.




 HWS_LED_D1800125_V5_sn01.pdfHWS_LED_D1800125_V5_sn01.mHWS_D1800125-v5_sn01_characterize_20180516.tar 
  211   Fri May 18 16:32:37 2018 AidanLaserHartmann sensorHWS green LED fiber launcher - D1800125-v5_SN01Title was wrong - this is actually config
[12,2,4,125]

  
  214   Thu Jun 21 17:12:38 2018 AidanLaserHartmann sensorTwo inch PBS from Edmund Optics - effect on ETM HWS transmissionI'm considering the 86-711 2"
532nm PBS from Edmund Optics for the ETM
HWS at the sites.
 PBS_Thorlabs_v_EdmundOptics.pdf 
  224   Tue Dec 4 16:57:08 2018 AidanComputingHartmann sensorUpdated GIT version of HWS codeI changed the HWS code to the new git.ligo
HWS version.


Object files are in ~/hws
scripts
  
  156   Tue Nov 29 09:13:49 2011 ranaMiscLIGO 3GSwitching from CO2 to shorter wavelength solid state laser Around a year ago, Phil and I discussed
the possibility of using an OPO to possibly
generate our own laser beam at ~2 microns
  
  159   Thu Jun 7 00:23:11 2012 Aditi MittalMiscLIGO 3GSummary June 5 and June 6, 2012 June 5
-Discussed the actual project outline 
-Installed Comsol on the system
  
  161   Thu Jun 7 23:24:56 2012 Aditi MittalMiscLIGO 3GSummary June 7, 2012-Created a COMSOL model for variation of
temperature in two mass system.
-Used the above model for cryogenic
  
  163   Fri Jun 8 23:51:13 2012 Aditi MittalMiscLIGO 3GSummary June 8, 2012-Created a COMSOL model for cryogenically
shielded test mass with compensation plate.
-Analyzed the behavior of the model
  
  165   Mon Jun 11 20:53:31 2012 Aditi MittalMiscLIGO 3GSummary June 11, 2012 -Continued with the same cryogenic
model created and varied the length of  outer
shield and studied the temperature variation
  
  167   Thu Jun 14 05:37:30 2012 Aditi MittalMiscLIGO 3GSummary June 13, 2012-Derived formula for manual calculation
of temperature due to total influx.
-Compared the results by COMSOL and
  
  170   Mon Jun 18 23:42:39 2012 Aditi MittalMiscLIGO 3GCryogenic Shielding -Read about blue team design for
maximum power budget.
-Read third generation talks to get
  
  173   Thu Jun 21 11:16:27 2012 Aditi MittalMiscLIGO 3GSummary June 19 and 20, 2012 -Attented LIGO orientation meeting
and safety session.
-Prepared 3 week report
 temp_of_test_mass.png 
  175   Thu Jun 21 18:35:44 2012 Aditi MittalMiscLIGO 3GSummary June 21, 2012 -Updated 3 week progress report with
new additions and deletions.
-Attended LIGO lecture which was
  
  176   Tue Jun 26 17:55:44 2012 Aditi MittalMiscLIGO 3GSummary June 26, 2012- Discussed the further project with Dr.
Brooks.
-Tried to derive formula for the
  
  179   Fri Jun 29 15:51:24 2012 Aditi MittalMiscLIGO 3GSummary June 28 and 29, 2012 -Discussed the project outline for
next 6 weeks.
-made a write up for the tasks. (attached)
 pipelength_power.xlsx6week_plan.doc 
  1   Fri Nov 6 20:09:47 2009 AidanLaserLaserTest Does this work?   
  2   Thu Dec 10 22:23:47 2009 Not AidanLaserLaserTestYes.


  
  90   Tue Aug 17 16:31:55 2010 AidanThings to BuyLaserBought a laser diode from Thorlabs for HWShttp://www.thorlabs.com/thorProduct.cfm?partNumber=CPS180
I bought this laser diode from Thorlabs
today to try the current modulation trick
  
  93   Mon Aug 23 08:43:16 2010 AidanThings to BuyLaserBought a laser diode from Thorlabs for HWSIt arrived on Friday.


  
  107   Fri Feb 18 14:53:50 2011 PhilLaserLaserLTG laser delivering specified powerI got the LTG CO2 laser to deliver 50.02W
as measured by the Thorlabs 200W power head
today. This required running the Glassman
  
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