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Title: Control system for scalable experiments at COSY

Abstract

The Data Acquisition for experiments at the KFA Juelich COoler SYnchrotron COSY is based on VME, FASTBUS, CAMAC, VICbus, Ethernet and UNIX workstations. Controller and maser, equipped with CPUs, VME CPUs and workstations are formed to a distributed processor system, in software arranged by the object oriented Experiment Message Specification (EMS) protocol according to the server client connectivity. To perform the control of various experiment arrangements, composed of different number of crates with many embedded modules, a Control System, running on workstations was developed. Configurable setup of the frontend, run control, and distribution and decoding of event data are involved in the system. Experiment customizing is performed by ASCII files in an easy manner. The software is structured by dedicated clients with OSF/Motif user interface and access to the configurable experiment database. The design and state of the control system will be presented.

Authors:
; ;  [1]
  1. Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH (Germany). Inst. fuer Kernphysik; and others
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
212099
Report Number(s):
CONF-950534-
Journal ID: IETNAE; ISSN 0018-9499; TRN: 96:009891
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 43; Journal Issue: 1Pt1; Conference: Conference on real-time computer applications in nuclear, particle and plasma physics (RT), East Lansing, MI (United States), 22-26 May 1995; Other Information: PBD: Feb 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; COSY STORAGE RING; DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS; COMPUTERIZED CONTROL SYSTEMS; CAMAC SYSTEM; COMPUTER NETWORKS; DISTRIBUTED DATA PROCESSING; FASTBUS SYSTEM; ACCELERATOR FACILITIES; RADIATION DETECTORS

Citation Formats

Watzlawik, K H, Brummund, N, and Karnadi, M. Control system for scalable experiments at COSY. United States: N. p., 1996. Web. doi:10.1109/23.486002.
Watzlawik, K H, Brummund, N, & Karnadi, M. Control system for scalable experiments at COSY. United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/23.486002
Watzlawik, K H, Brummund, N, and Karnadi, M. Thu . "Control system for scalable experiments at COSY". United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/23.486002.
@article{osti_212099,
title = {Control system for scalable experiments at COSY},
author = {Watzlawik, K H and Brummund, N and Karnadi, M},
abstractNote = {The Data Acquisition for experiments at the KFA Juelich COoler SYnchrotron COSY is based on VME, FASTBUS, CAMAC, VICbus, Ethernet and UNIX workstations. Controller and maser, equipped with CPUs, VME CPUs and workstations are formed to a distributed processor system, in software arranged by the object oriented Experiment Message Specification (EMS) protocol according to the server client connectivity. To perform the control of various experiment arrangements, composed of different number of crates with many embedded modules, a Control System, running on workstations was developed. Configurable setup of the frontend, run control, and distribution and decoding of event data are involved in the system. Experiment customizing is performed by ASCII files in an easy manner. The software is structured by dedicated clients with OSF/Motif user interface and access to the configurable experiment database. The design and state of the control system will be presented.},
doi = {10.1109/23.486002},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/212099}, journal = {IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science},
number = 1Pt1,
volume = 43,
place = {United States},
year = {1996},
month = {2}
}