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20040801Arri and the microwave (apparatus for filming the nuking of CDs), holography apparatus (stone table), hologram being reconstructed.
20040816Dimond plate view camera, holography apparatus.
20040919Holography apparatus, VRP-M film processed with GP-2, beam splitter, apparatus to measure diffraction efficiency.
20041011French drain at pimmit house, the imperial net-star at work, arrivial of fume hood, panorama of basement.
20041114dimond plate view camera, film holder.
20041120Pulsed yag laser, disassembly and inspection, playing with trying to get frequency doubler better aligned.
20041122Pulsed yag laser frequency doubler, condensate pump, pulsed laser power supply.
20041207Pulsed laser power supply, holography apparatus, copy arrangement.
20041219Holography apparatus, shots of basement, attempting to take pictures of a hologram.
20041220More attempts to take pictures of a hologram (23.2).
20041230Fabrication of holography plate holder, stuffing argon laser in its bucket, holography apparatus.
20050206Holography apparatus drying after being painted, fabrication of spatial filter,
2005020602Comparision between original spatial filter, and new (functional) version.
20050227Pictures of inside of crawl space at pimmit hills house.
20050404Valve tube extensions on innertubes, for holography apparatus. Fabrication of multiplex film holder.
20050406Continuation of fabrication of multiplex hologram plate holder.
20050509Holography apparatus, sump pump drain at Pimmit Hills, pulsed laser interferometer (with bite marks on beam splitter).
20050529Building the video switch used on my web camera.
20050625Multiplex hologram apparatus, arrival of 3x4 foot breadboard, making vertical threaded rod/flange assemblies, second big lens mount, beam splitter assembly.
20050725Laser stand, cinder block holography table, two beam transmission holography apparatus.
20050821Martin, first version of the can crusher (attempted triggered spark gap).
2005082102First crushed can, badly burned spark gap electrodes (use brass!).
20050828panorama of basement, spark gap with brass electrodes, me in Dr. Horrible goggles (I had them first!), attempt to power 6 foot HeNe laser, MFM hologram.
20050830Thyratron hologram master setup, kludged rainbow hologram setup.
20051010Multiplex hologram plate holder, Arrival of big orange YAG laser head, multiplex hologram camera bracket, camera geometry observations.
20051016More of multiplex hologram camera bracket, test shots of plant.
2005101602Multiplex hologram dataset. 53 pictures of a poinsetta.
20051022Multiplex hologram setup, computers on rack (and my now broken lava lite...).
20051025Reconstructing the multiplex hologram master, with a red laser. Very Dim.
20051202Adding a regulator to the 24V power supply, so its actually 24V, disassembly of rod/lamp assembly from orange YAG laser, box of PFG-3c plates.
20051216Christmas hologram setup, fabrication of magazine adaptor for Tim's film printer.
20051221Voltage regulator board for 24V power supply, Arri stuffed in my van to shoot driving to work on 495 at 6 frames/sec.
20060110Making 1.5 inch cylinder and flange assembly for optical table, 1.5 inch square bar and flange with a zillion hand-threaded holes.
20060117Milling of the big lens mount and beam splitter brackets.
20060212fabrication of beam splitter brackets, big lens mount, H1H2 copy setup, thyratron hologram
20060222painting fort (cardboard, fan with filter), pagent projector innards, bleaching holograms
20060302Experiment re-bleaching holograms and then trying to reduce printout with acetic acid, thyratron, charging power supply,
20060403Mastering hologram of beany lion and xmas ornament (cinderblock optical table), removing oxide from geiger counter, arrival of 16mm printer and light controller.
20060510First version of the Peril variac assembly, test run of the still.
20060617can crusher, assembly of spark gap and dump switch, mysterious card cages from some video processor.
20060618can crusher experiments, voltage ramp on spark gap, crushed rootbeer can.
20060711Rebuilding a pedal splicer, arrivial of the optical table, thyratron test assembly, can crusher charging power supply, innertubes which supported cinderblock optical table.
20060729Charging supply for can crusher, physics cookout, installation of optical table (at Pimmit house).
20060813Physics cookout, fun with the can crusher and cinematography, destroyed diodes and coil.
20061007Edching Dan's LED driver, multiplex plate holder, LED button assembly (first prototype), doomed plexiglass plate holder (for processing, had chemical compatability issues, disintigrated).
20061009stainless steel plate holder (for processing), first successful PFG-3c holograms.
20061112Construction of the Peril variac assembly, super-safelight warming up, replaced tiles on pimmit house, enlarger pieces.
20061126fabrication of second beam splitter.
20061204Three beam mastering setup, focus depth test, second beam splitter
20061210Dan't hologram, Tim's hologram, pouring old JD2 bleach (dichromate) into dead D76R, focus depth test.
20070113Adapting lens onto D-II enlarger, power supply isolation switch for can crusher, pressure regulator, simmer supply experiment.
20070123Kody's mushroom, simmer power supply
20070219Patching air intake filter pot on nissan van, 6V "lantern battery" containing D batteries, assembling still.
20070305Getting the pulse laser, optics with most of protectiving tubing still in place, interior of heat exchanger, weird glass boxen.
20070312Pulse laser power connections, interior of control box, capacitor bank, charging supply, rod/lamp assembly.
20070317Replacing all the O-rings in pulse laser, Dan holding LED staff for Kody.
20070412replacing pulse laser coolant tubing, still, alignment laser, baffles for making test strip holograms
20070426drying negatives, broken glass tubing (thanks UPS), ten oaks house (outside only), other house on ten oaks, really impressive CCD scan artifact.
20070508damage to van from drunk driver, house hunting: hilltop house.
20070510House hunting: ten oaks house, others.
20070511House hunting: really scary house in Savage, hilltop house, others.
20070517Pulse laser innards, living room (Pimmit house), Dan sorting parts, playing with Dan's coherent 315m and print washer, traffic.
20070524Shiny truck, motor cycles, attempts to get CCD scan artifact.
20070604Showing how to load federal 4x5 processing tank, traffic, yard of ten oaks house.
20070610traffic accident, flooding on 495, repair of capacitor bank, cement things attached to tree in yard.
20070620Traffic on 495, traffic in rain, test-fit of big screen in living room, van in garage, putting lid on septic tank, shots of yard/cemetary.
20070704Moving pulse laser to ten oaks, fios install, microscopes, traffic accident
20070729Shelves at ten-oaks, traffic accident, moving furnature, laser in basement, drive to Iowa
20070805Carpets in van, 1 light second, moving to ten oaks, moving the optical table
20070812Reel to reel, John and heavy guitar, basement full of stuff, carpet, stuff filling all the rooms, moving to ten oaks.
20070823Basement of Ten Oaks house, weird old switches, night pictures on 29
20070826Back yard, green on side of house, lots of pictures of Pimmit house (empty)
20070906Pictures on way to MFM, stuff in garage, pressure-washing basement floor.
20070919Failed epoxy paint for basement floor, successful epoxy paint, epoxied sink, interesting car on 29, bunch of pictures of Pimmit house, new boiler, new AC ducts.
20070921Ducts in film room closet, air handler in empty basement, optical table legs, stuff piled in basement.
20070923Stuff piled in basement, deployment of optical table, ducts in knee wall space, dining room, cleaning out well-head, shop-vac.
20071007Epoxy painting floor in basement, moving captive air tank, Dan in his responsible grownup costume, mouse in trashcan, painting basement walls.
20071016Epoxy-painting the basement floor, new boiler, moved captive air tank and filter, optical table in final location, junque in garage.
20071022First batch o' photo chemistry in the new place, installing basement lights, nikor 4x5 tank.
20071105Sorting cables in living room, stuffing van in garage, darkroom curtains, driving to NJ to ge the darkroom sink, assembling pneumatics for optical table.
20071113Holography apparatus (some assembly required), darkroom sink installation, humidifier installation.
20071125Humidifier installation, darkroom light-proofing, holography apparatus, Mom's attic, removal of the old galvanized drain pipe.
20071202Plumbing for the kitchen sink , darkroom sink, and cement sink, holography apparatus, long exposures on 29, giant coke cap project.
20071208Projector cart, Assembly of black slab legs, new red shelf, prints drying, darkroom apparatus.
20071229Birds in Tyson's corner mall, living room, still, bathroom floor vent work.
20080124The still running, new window blinds, weird bug, Xmas cactus blooming, pie, holography apparatus, floor vent in bathroom, lighting controler innards.
20080207Toilet mantainance, transmission holograms, dead bird in basement, pulse laser alignment apparatus, frog in basement window.
20080209Pulse laser firing, zappit paper.
20080303Pulse laser PCboards, old van, pulse laser, pulse laser firing viewed with IR viewer,
20080310Water following the cracks in the garage floor, traffic on 32, rainbow in inner harbor, KJ and grill, pulse laser, shiny new van.
20080317Passive qswitch for pulse laser, apparatus for determining fast axis of wave plates, pulse laser firing, silicone around power line,
20080327Holography apparatus, for Russ's birthday hologram.
20080401Pictures of Russ's birthday hologram, still boiler glowing, fun with ethernet wiring, shiny new osciloscope.
20080407Fun with florescense and florascin.
20080430Pulse laser and osciloscope, gutter, shiney new lawn mower, fun with ducts, pulse laser interferometer and holography apparatus, doodah parade.
20080506Jacob's ladder, camping at Sporty's (beware the durian).
20080527Merangue and lasers, fabrication and installation of my microwave cart, prints drying.
20080602Tigers at the national zoo.
20080616Garage, after pressure washing and then painting with drylock, yard in rain, making of yard stick hologram.
20080627Yard stick hologram, freshly painted porch, arrival of quantel laser parts.
20080731Innards of Quantel capacitor bank, charging power supply, cross section of lamp power cable, high reflector and aperature of pulse laser, moved garage floresent lamp, pulse laser aperature, holography apparatus, slide for Mom.
20080810A slide for Mom, light trap in AC duct, gel on hotplate, meyer bar, Kody and drill press, can crusher version 3, aftermath of coin crushing coil exploding.
20080827Several failed dichromated gel holograms, yardstick hologram, spraypainting
20080907Lots of attempts to get a good shot of a hologram, apparatus used to take pictures of the holograms, implements of B&W processing on washing machine.
2008090701Lots of attempts to get a good picture of holograms. Artificial light.
20080913Lots of repeated pictures of holograms, in sunlight on the floor.
20081029Failed dichromated gel holograms (note crystals on surface), coin crushing coil assembly, meyer bar, repackaged LCD projector guts, humidifier drain.
20081117Horde of flash bulbs, holography apparatus, toothy critter I got for Xmas.
20090118Test shots for field of view, telecine project (modded pagent), hacdc basement room progress, including abandoned boilers.
20090201Telecine project (modded pagent projector), Dan's LED of Doom.
20090217Pagent shutter, HACDC basement room progress, xenon short arc lamp
20090227My keyboard, painting in the hacdc basement room.
20090309hacdc basement space painting the walls, phone lines on exterior walls, living room in sanctuary, Plumbing of Doom.
20090314hacdc basement space etching the floor, church roof.
20090315Very blury (as opposed to fuzzy) squirells, playing with new projector
20090322Floor paint in hacdc's basement room, moving the plexiglass.
20090325SP-lamp-lp1 xenon lamp for an infocus 130 DLP projector.
20090328Timonium hamfest, playing with lasers in the fog at night.
20090404super speed graphic bits, moving the 6 inch plexiglass part 2 (completion)
20090420Accident on 29, can crusher relays, Doodah parade, Ocean City NJ, accident on 95.
200905022009 physics cookout.
20090510DC traffic accident, 2008 invention of the year cert, building hacdc Shelf of Doom (tm).
20090531Pulse laser, attempting to install second amplifier, building projector stand, crushing coins, mangled solenoid.
20090614Projector on stand, computer mantainance, big turtle, broken tree branches.
20090620Finaly got the IR interface working on my LED button, and cleaned up the branch which fell last saturday.
20090627Arizona/California, yet another broken branch in Dayton.
20090712All these files are corrupt, thanks to the wonders of USB.
20090726Fabrication of Dan's steam punk monitor, laser coax power cable, and a stained glass crab at BWI.
20090802Pictures of quantel's manufactured connector, fabrication of my replacement.
20090808Adding second amp to pulse laser, 220V wiring and drilling/tapping holes in optical rail.
20090823Hanging up my antenna cable, filming my pulse laser firing.
20090919Aero Ektar lens, open-moko surgery, MFM-13, ren faire.
20091006Dan's diode and YAG assembly, well maintanance, Telecine project test data.
20091025Web camera, telecine project.
20091030Telecine project, Orthicon tube, 1886 issue of Scientific American Supplement.
20091106BigC fix on my openmoko, Telecine project.
20091107Flashbulbs, something Z80 based.
20091209FoxLedge brand distilled water, mown leaves, insulated hydronic lines, exploded LCD monitor, HacDC's reprap machine.
20091218exploded LCD display, HacDC's reprap, freshly fabricated saw horses, construction of Mom's TV stand.
20100109Lots of snow, LED button soldering, fabrication of telecine main board.
20100118Telecine project: LED lamphouse, encoding wheel.
20100129New Teryx, telecine project, Dan's light (Of Doom).
20100206Telecine, featuring a Nikon D300 (they make good glass, and lousy firmware), and some shots of the snowpocolypse.
20100207Snowpocalypse: the excavation.
20100212Telecine motor pulley, snow and icecicles.
20100214Terrier missile antenna, swap-fest at national electronics museum.
20100306Holography, gnomon, aero ektar and the UV thing, $13 wrench.
20100309Reprap machine down at HacDC.
20100319Lots of rain, to observe low spots in yard, gnomon, aero-ektar lens being bleached, holograms.
20100408Reprap machine at HacDC, it finaly finished a gcode file, laser and harddisk at Timonium hamfest, installing trees, aero-ektar lens being bleached cont.
20100419Aero Ektar lens being bleached, 2010 DooDah parade.
20100508Making banana slugs at HacDC, repairing a neon sign, Ash trying to light his cigarete, adding outlets to HacDC's basement room.
20100516The old patent office library, Joint Services Open House.
20100524Messing with a $20 bill, color perception experiment.
201005292010 physics cookout. (no injuries!)
20100601Dan's brown-n-orange, DMD terminal, reshoot of nitrate film.
20100621silver-nitrate stains, darkroom plumbing, frequency doubled YAG through a prism, through an IR viewer (showing 808, 1064, and 532nm), holograms 67.[1-5].
20100702Finally got enough 532nm photons to put a mark on zapit paper. New optics, glassware, film.
20100706Innards of a magnetic stirer, pulsed YAG, metro, HacDC workshop and reprap.
20100718Dry fruit trees, hanging hacdc projector, shark building, 45deg mount for polarizer, survey stakes, titanium, pulse laser tweeking, IR LEDs in oscilloscope.
20100724More shark building, pulsed holography attempts (holograms 68.1 to 68.6).
20100725Pulsed holography: a bunch of Denisyuk attempts. (reconstructed with a laser)
20100808Pulsed holography attempts: 2 beam transmission holograms 69.1 and 69.2. (I'm using the digital camera to look at where the non-eye-safe laser is shining.)
20100828Sorting prints, new washing machine and dryer, quantel laser circuitry, putting brass end on 4 gauge wire, looking for arc in quantel laser.
20100829Fiddling with secondary lens on digital camera, looking for source of weird popping sound. Seems to be an arc to gnd on the second amp.
2010082901Looking for source of weird popping sound. Seems to be an arc to gnd on the second amp.
20100831Fun with a laser pointer with a diffraction grating, and long exposures.
20100907Dave's laser pointer, and IR leak detection apparatus.
20100930HacDC, holography apparatus (new mirror mount, new lens mount), old dryer.
20101003More laser pointers, IR viewers, and prisms. (and calibrated postit)
20101017Avalanche transistors, 473nm laser shutter assembly, Ren Faire.
20101029Reprap, rest of 473nm laser shutter assembly.
20101030Rally to restore sanity and/or fear.
20101123Reprap gets a new bearing, fabrication of qswitch trigger PCB.
20101204Driving home from Blacksburg, more qswitch trigger fabrication.
20101205More qswitch trigger fun. It worked for the first time today.
20101208Reference pictures of SHV, MHV, and BNC connectors.
20101211More pictures of the quantel laser, aligning it with holography apparatus.
20101215Couple of shots of qswitch on quantel, printfinder laser.
20101218Qswitch trigger and power supply, finaly fully assembled.
20101221Final assembly of the qswitch trigger, attempts to take pictures of the lunar eclipse, mysterious thing which is labeled mirror, and little telescope.
20101229Arrivial of the Lumonics ruby, bunch of interior shots.
20101231Bunch of pictures of the Lumonics ruby laser.
20110108Lumonics laser coolant fun, last pictures of P260 monitors.
20110118Pictures of the Lumonics laser after unpleasantness turning it on the first time.
20110126Lumonics laser's alignment laser.
20110206Bunch of Lumonics innards, kludged original controller, first voltage in the OSC capacitor.
20110212Working on Lumonics control panel.
20110219Completed Lumonics control panel. (of course its still empty...)
20110227Replacement of well pump, etching and drilling of Lumonics controller PCB.
20110303Lumonics laser controller test power supply, hologram lamps, more PCB assembly.
20110306More Lumonics controller assembly, panel wiring, first Application of Power.. Girl Power at APL.
20110313Even more lumonics ruby laser assembly. First light.
20110325More lumonics ruby laser assembly, M35 pin holder and soldering, controller board nearly complete.
20110326Lumonics controller fully populated, couple of shots of the amplifier.
20110403More Lumonics ruby laser, measuring the cap voltages, control panel, both osc and amp firing. (and two images lining up the telecine.)
20110409Camera bracket on telecine project, aligning lumonics laser, first coherent light from osc.
20110410Aligning lumonics laser (lots of paper disks) interior of etalon oven.
20110430Adding second coolant loop to lumonics laser, Kes's hologram, Robotfest.
20110508Ice in the lumonics laser's secondary coolant loop, first coherent light through amp.
20110526Telecine power supply, stakes for alleged building, milling on drillpress, DMD running layers.
201105282011 Physics Cookout. (no injuries)
20110530Playing with the can crusher. Used up an aligator clip...
20110605Working on the telecine's takeup mechanism.
20110611Test holograms with geola's sample film.
20110624Telecine, lumonics qswitch trigger board, mode hopping measurement apparatus.
20110627Telecine stepper driver boards, fiberoptics for ruby qswitch trigger, mode hopping measurement, 315M with switching power supply.
20110703315M with switching power supply installed, telecine, 315M with new cover, C532 cavity.
20110709PD2000 board from lumonics, several zillion images of C532 laser, resonator removed from box. First version of adjustment apparatus.
20110724Several zillion more images of C532 laser.
20110829A couple of shots of C532 laser, making of Dave's hologram, damage from the hurricane.
20111002Ren Faire, Solar Decathalon, next version of C532 lens adjuster (3 I think).
20111003Couple of shots of the C532 running.
20111008More shots of the C532, test shots, oil tank valve.
20111022Test shots, Oktoberfest party at Ryan's, electric cars, C532 current measurement apparatus.
20111119Test shots, C532 laser, optical fiber in resonator of ruby laser, qswitch driver board assembly, quantel qswitch driver.
20111124Test shots, lumonics qswitch driver, redoing lumonics power connection, UV LED optical cement curer.
20111125bad pixel shots, avalanche transistors avalanching, cementing output lens back into C532, brackets for indicator stands, badge.
20111203Tent over optical table, C532 laser, new mirror mount.
20111205Pictures of kiln.
20111223532 lasing outside of its case, cool cauliflower, lumonics laser q-switch driver.
20111231Someone pulled over infront of my house, ice crystals, weird spatial filter artifacts.
20120115Enlarger with my great uncle's WW2 patch, oil tank valve replacement.
20120219Plotting PCB artwork (doesn't work, only sharpies survive the etchant) replacing temp sensors, copper based etchant, lumonics laser qswitch driver.
20120301Copper based etchant, lumonics laser qswitch, thermister calibration. (RIP thermometer)
20120305Lumonics laser, optical fibers in rod assemblies, kludged qswitch.
20120318Lumonics laser qswitch driver assembly, Johnny's climbing gym.
20120327Lumonics laser. Attempting to take picture of the maltese cross.
20120408Tree surgury, tire mark from some drunk moron missing the road (we found the bottle too), hologram frame, lumonics laser.
20120415Lumonics laser third alignment laser, head electronics all assembled, and zapit paper taped to the wall. Some holograms which don't suck.
20120429aligning the lumonics laser's spatial filter, Charle's wedding, lumonics laser's lid, Johnny's hologram.
20120505Putting smaller axial mode aperature in the lumonics laser, putting the optical rail into the new enclosure, enlarged spot before amp, external shots of new enclosure.
2012050501lumonics laser spot broadened, before the amp. To determine axial mode structure.
2012050502lumonics laser spot broadened to determine axial mode.
20120513printer parts, branch picnic at APL.
20120519Coin squisher at the 2012 physics cookout (no injuries).
20120519_CFLPictures taken by CFL at the 2012 physics cookout.
20120602Started construction of pulsed apparatus for lumonics ruby laser, bunch of alignment images.
20120603Lumonics laser, pulsed holography apparatus. Attempting to align it.
20120612More lumonics laser, aligning the pulsed holography. First successfull ruby pulsed hologram.
20120615Unhappy hydronic heat line vents.
20120616Lumonics laser, first really successful pulsed hologram, and apparatus.
20120702Damage from the derecho. Start of kitchen work. Everything stuffed into living room, exterior wall interiors.
20120707More kitchen work. completion of exterior work, fixed garage door.
20120712More kitchen work, removal of the old galvanized steel drain pipe. Pictures behind knee wall.
20120715More kitchen work, drywall, sink plumbing in the wrong place, expand-o-foam in the cinderblock wall.
20120729More kitchen work, plumbing for the sink hopfully in the right place this time.
20120805More kitchen work, applying primer. Black snake on the porch.
20120811More kitchen work. Finished painting, unwrapped everything, dining room returns.
20120818Lots of lumonics laser alignment shots, and retroreflection ionizing the air.
20120904Behind Johnny's climbing wall, kitchen in boxen on the porch.
20120909Lamp adaptor in a pageant projector, kitchen work.
20120911More kitchen work.
20120924More kitchen work. Its almost finished...
20120930More kitchen work: first dishes in dishwasher. Angie's Fish.
20121022Ren faire, angies fish, lapping the ways on the mill.
20121109After Sandy (only minor damage, my trees are out of limbs) lapping the ways, and getting gunk out of a ball nut on the mill.
20121120Mill test run, and lumonics heat exchanger fabrication.
20121121Lumonics laser heat exchanger/TEC assembly.
20121122Lumonics laser heat exchanger assembly being tested.
20121208Lumonics laser controler board V2, heat exchanger being integrated into the chiller.
20121223Alignment images for the lumonics laser, and some zappit paper.
20121225Alignment shots for the lumonics laser, cardboard plate holder adaptor, lots of pictures of the resulting holograms.
20130128Lumonics laser pulsed apparatus, adding a green laser for safelight.
20130203Lumonics laser holography, first really good 8x10 master.
201302168x10 image planed hologram apparatus.
20130225Images of first really good 8x10 hologram, Dave's master hologram.
20130302Water baloon test shots, Dave's hologram being copied.
20130304water baloon test shots, fried mirror on lumonics apparatus.
20130306Couple of test shots of water baloon popping, and reconstructed master hologram.
20130310Pictures of finished (H2) holograms of hamster, legos, quartz, crown graphic, Mom, hasselblad.
20130319Girl Power! 2013, replacement mirror in lumonics laser pulsed apparatus, test shots.
20130422Lathe refit, interferometer, tint of Ultimate plates, H2 spoiled by motion.
20130427Alignment shot of Brian, heat exchanger fun, new paper safe repairs, arrivial of argon lasers.
20130502Assembly images of CNC lathe, TD wake.
20130504Kinetic sculpture race, water bomb hologram H2.