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News from integration – week 29

Attendees: Matteo Aliverti Giorgio Pariani Denis Mégevand Ian Hughes Samuel Rihs Adrien Crausaz During week 29 of 2016, Matteo Aliverti and Giorgio Pariani visited Geneva Observatory to align the front end units. The first task was to verify why the … Continue reading

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Fiber Link is in Geneva

During the week 28 of 2016, Jose Luis Rasilla (JLR) and Felix Gracia (FGR) visited Geneva to start the integration process of the Fiber Link. The interface with the Vacuum vessel has been successfully tested, then all the fibers have … Continue reading

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ICE integration activity in Geneva

On June 22 and 23, Igor Coretti visited Geneva to start the integration process of the control electronics of ESPRESSO. All the Control electronics components (Main ICE cabinet and 4 Front End Units) have been successfully transported (thanks to people … Continue reading

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First Coudé Train optomechanics mounted at Paranal

From June 10th to July 3rd, An important mission was held at Paranal Observatory to start the integration of the first CT optomechanics unit on UT4 and UT1. Some problems were discovered during this mission, particularly on the telescopes structures … Continue reading

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Front-End and ICE delivery and integration in Geneva

On June 20, 2016, the Front End and the main electronics racks were delivered at the Observatory of Geneva. During the rest of the week, they were reintegrated in the clean room with the rest of ESPRESSO. Some work still … Continue reading

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