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Revision 92008-04-10 - AntoninBouchez

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April 9, 2008 NGS Engineering

Goals

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  • Installed a new motor controller for Aerotech stages.
The purpose of this engineering night is to demonstrate the readiness of the refurbished system for NGS-AO science, and to characterize its performance.
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Personnel and engineering schedules

Planning to be present: Angione, Baranec, Bouchez, Burruss, Roberts, Troy.
Engineering schedules:
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Personnel schedule

Planning to be present on 4/9/08 (local): Angione, Baranec, Bouchez, Burruss, Roberts, Troy.
If night is clouded out, Bouchez will stay on for start of observing on 4/10/08.
 

Procedures and test plans

Please post your test plans on the Test Plan Library page, and add a link below.
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    • Closed-loop performance (3 hr?) - A. Bouchez / J. Angione
      • Good seeing/Stable transmission.
      • V=6?, 8, 10, 12, 14
      • Test reconstructors?
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Revision 82008-04-10 - AntoninBouchez

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April 9, 2008 NGS Engineering

Goals

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    • SSM motion and pupil registration (1 hr) - J. Roberts.
      • SSM range, pupil/image motion control, centroid to pupil motion gain)
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    • Demonstrate new registration & flatmap routines (30 min) - J. Angione
    • Closed-loop performance (3 hr?) - A. Bouchez / J. Angione
      • Good seeing/Stable transmission.
      • V=6?, 8, 10, 12, 14
      • Test reconstructors?
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    • Predictive AO data (10-15 min per data collection, multiple times per night (3-4) if possible) - M. Troy.
    • Throughput (1 hr; clear) - R. Burruss.
    • Platescale (PHARO, ACAM, LOWFS) (1 hr) - A. Bouchez
      • Test Plan
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    • Flexure (1 hr).
      • If daytime test shows significant flexure.

Revision 72008-04-09 - AntoninBouchez

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April 9, 2008 NGS Engineering

Goals

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 Please post your test plans on the Test Plan Library page, and add a link below.
  • Daytime tests
    • AO bench setup and checkout (2 hrs) - J. Roberts
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      • Align PHARO focus and pupil (DM and telescope).
 
      • Tune image on PHARO
      • Check centration of field stop.
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      • Check AO to telescope pupil alignment.
    • PHARO pupil motion (1 hr, telescope operator required) - A. Bouchez
    • Stimulus/AO system flexure (1 hr, telescope operator required) - R. Burruss
      • Demonstrate WL acquisition at all zenith angles.
      • Test Plan
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  • Nighttime tests
    • SSM motion and pupil registration (1 hr) - J. Roberts.
      • SSM range, pupil/image motion control, centroid to pupil motion gain)
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      • V=6?, 8, 10, 12, 14
      • Test reconstructors?
    • Predictive AO data (10-15 min per data collection, multiple times per night (3-4) if possible) - M. Troy.
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    • Throughput (1 hr; clear) - R. Burruss.
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April 9, 2008 NGS Engineering

Goals

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  • Recoated the AO relay flats and OAPs, and repolished and recoated the DM.
  • Realigned the AO relay to provide a focus suitable for P1640 and SWIFT.
  • Mounted FM3 on a removable kinematic base.
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  • Modified the PHARO mounting cradle to move PHARO forward 3.5".
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  • Modified the PHARO mounting cradle to move PHARO forward 4.5".
 
  • Modified the AO enclosure and added a PHARO FM3 enclosure.
  • Installed a new AO stimulus, with 594nm laser source.
  • Installed a new motor controller for Aerotech stages.
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    • Throughput (1 hr; clear) - R. Burruss.
    • Platescale (PHARO, ACAM, LOWFS) (1 hr) - A. Bouchez
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    • Field distortion (30 min?) - B. Cameron / R. Dekany
    • Flexure (1 hr).
      • If daytime test shows significant flexure.

Revision 52008-04-08 - MitchTroy

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April 9, 2008 NGS Engineering

Goals

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      • Good seeing/Stable transmission.
      • V=6?, 8, 10, 12, 14
      • Test reconstructors?
Changed:
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      • Predictive AO data? - M. Troy.
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    • Predictive AO data (10-15 min per data collection, multiple times per night (3-4) if possible) - M. Troy.
 
    • Throughput (1 hr; clear) - R. Burruss.
    • Platescale (PHARO, ACAM, LOWFS) (1 hr) - A. Bouchez

Revision 42008-04-08 - RickBurruss

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April 9, 2008 NGS Engineering

Goals

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      • Check centration of field stop.
      • Check AO to telescope pupil alignment.
    • PHARO pupil motion (1 hr, telescope operator required) - A. Bouchez
Changed:
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    • Stimulus/AO system flexure (1 hr, telescope operator required) - R. Burruss
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    • Stimulus/AO system flexure (1 hr, telescope operator required) - R. Burruss
 
      • Demonstrate WL acquisition at all zenith angles.
Changed:
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  • Nighttime tests
    • SSM motion and pupil registration (1 hr) - J. Roberts.
      • SSM range, pupil/image motion control, centroid to pupil motion gain)
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      • Test reconstructors?
      • Predictive AO data? - M. Troy.
    • Throughput (1 hr; clear) - R. Burruss.
Added:
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    • Platescale (PHARO, ACAM, LOWFS) (1 hr) - A. Bouchez
    • Field distortion (30 min?) - B. Cameron / R. Dekany
    • Flexure (1 hr).

Revision 32008-04-04 - AntoninBouchez

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April 9, 2008 NGS Engineering

Goals

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 The purpose of this engineering night is to demonstrate the readiness of the refurbished system for NGS-AO science, and to characterize its performance.

Personnel and engineering schedules

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Planning to be present: Baranec, Bouchez, Burruss, Roberts.
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Planning to be present: Angione, Baranec, Bouchez, Burruss, Roberts, Troy.
 Engineering schedules:

Procedures and test plans

Please post your test plans on the Test Plan Library page, and add a link below.
  • Daytime tests
Changed:
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<
    • AO bench setup and checkout - J. Roberts
    • PHARO pupil motion - A. Bouchez.
    • Stimulus flexure - R. Burruss.
>
>
    • AO bench setup and checkout (2 hrs) - J. Roberts
      • Tune image on PHARO
      • Check centration of field stop.
      • Check AO to telescope pupil alignment.
    • PHARO pupil motion (1 hr, telescope operator required) - A. Bouchez
    • Stimulus/AO system flexure (1 hr, telescope operator required) - R. Burruss
      • Demonstrate WL acquisition at all zenith angles.
 
  • Nighttime tests
Changed:
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<
    • SSM motion and pupil registration.
    • Closed-loop performance.
    • Throughput.
    • Platescale (PHARO, ACAM, LOWFS)
    • Field distortion
    • Flexure
>
>
    • SSM motion and pupil registration (1 hr) - J. Roberts.
      • SSM range, pupil/image motion control, centroid to pupil motion gain)
    • Demonstrate new registration & flatmap routines (30 min) - J. Angione
    • Closed-loop performance (3 hr?) - A. Bouchez / J. Angione
      • Good seeing/Stable transmission.
      • V=6?, 8, 10, 12, 14
      • Test reconstructors?
      • Predictive AO data? - M. Troy.
    • Throughput (1 hr; clear) - R. Burruss.
    • Platescale (PHARO, ACAM, LOWFS) (1 hr) - A. Bouchez
    • Field distortion (30 min?) - B. Cameron / R. Dekany
    • Flexure (1 hr).
      • If daytime test shows significant flexure.

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Summary

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Goals

 The Palomar AO system has recently undergone a significant refurbishment. In the 4 months since November 29, 2007, we have:
  • Recoated the AO relay flats and OAPs, and repolished and recoated the DM.
  • Realigned the AO relay to provide a focus suitable for P1640 and SWIFT.
Added:
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>
  • Mounted FM3 on a removable kinematic base.
 
  • Modified the PHARO mounting cradle to move PHARO forward 3.5".
  • Modified the AO enclosure and added a PHARO FM3 enclosure.
  • Installed a new AO stimulus, with 594nm laser source.
  • Installed a new motor controller for Aerotech stages.
Changed:
<
<
The purpose of this engineering night is to demonstrate the readiness of the refurbished system for NGS-AO science.
>
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The purpose of this engineering night is to demonstrate the readiness of the refurbished system for NGS-AO science, and to characterize its performance.
 

Personnel and engineering schedules

Planning to be present: Baranec, Bouchez, Burruss, Roberts.

Revision 12008-04-04 - AntoninBouchez

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Added:
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META TOPICPARENT name="WebHome"

April 9, 2008 NGS Engineering

Summary

The Palomar AO system has recently undergone a significant refurbishment. In the 4 months since November 29, 2007, we have:
  • Recoated the AO relay flats and OAPs, and repolished and recoated the DM.
  • Realigned the AO relay to provide a focus suitable for P1640 and SWIFT.
  • Modified the PHARO mounting cradle to move PHARO forward 3.5".
  • Modified the AO enclosure and added a PHARO FM3 enclosure.
  • Installed a new AO stimulus, with 594nm laser source.
  • Installed a new motor controller for Aerotech stages.
The purpose of this engineering night is to demonstrate the readiness of the refurbished system for NGS-AO science.

Personnel and engineering schedules

Planning to be present: Baranec, Bouchez, Burruss, Roberts.
Engineering schedules:

Procedures and test plans

Please post your test plans on the Test Plan Library page, and add a link below.
  • Daytime tests
    • AO bench setup and checkout - J. Roberts
    • PHARO pupil motion - A. Bouchez.
    • Stimulus flexure - R. Burruss.
  • Nighttime tests
    • SSM motion and pupil registration.
    • Closed-loop performance.
    • Throughput.
    • Platescale (PHARO, ACAM, LOWFS)
    • Field distortion
    • Flexure
 
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