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LLO signal recycling B&K resonance test Cryopump baffle



LHO trans monitor Input tube & baffle LHO trans monitor



LHO trans monitor LLO input optics LLO baffle and suspension



Controls breadboard Light pipe installation Electrostatic drive prep



Tube (Spool) inspection LLO triple suspension team Suspension assembly



Baking suspension springs Packing an Optic Suspension Chamber cleaning



Baffle installation Baffle installation Baffle install team



Lifting an ISI/SUS assembly Lifting an ISI Cleaning PSL table



Preparing Advanced LIGO PSL table legs A HAM ISI A BSC ISI



Moving a LHO vacuum chamber Control room Output tube removal - covering an exposed end




Adjusting optic suspensions in situ
Assembling the HEPI seismic isolation system





Assembling a test mass suspension
Moving a test mass suspension
Aligning a Faraday isolator (Credit:  U. of Florida)





Aligning the laser beam into the vacuum chamber (Credit: U. of Florida)

'Surfing' into the vacuum chamber to access optical components

Overlooking the input optics





Taking a break

LIGO scientist holding an infrared viewer Aligning a small optics suspension tower





Assembling a laser beam polarizer (Credit: U. of Florida)

Installation of e-LIGO input optics(Credit: U. of Florida)

LIGO Hanford control room






Hard at work in the LLO control room (Credit:  S. Finn)




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