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Title: The new data acquisition system at GSI

Abstract

The new general purpose data acquisition system developed at GSI is currently installed at about 30 experiments at GSI and other sites. It is based on the LynxOS operating system. Several CPUs, i.e. GSI developed CAMAC computer boards, VME processor boards, and Aleph Event Builders, are connected by a memory mapped bus, i.e. a VSB or VME bus. It can be configured easily for various hardware setups and is highly optimized for fast trigger rates and data throughput. The first and successful experiment taking data with the system was the SHIP production run for elements 110 and 111.

Authors:
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  1. GSI, Darmstadt (Germany). Experiment Data Processing Group
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
212115
Report Number(s):
CONF-950534-
Journal ID: IETNAE; ISSN 0018-9499; TRN: 96:009907
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science; 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:
44 INSTRUMENTATION, INCLUDING NUCLEAR AND PARTICLE DETECTORS; RADIATION DETECTORS; DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS; DESIGN; EXECUTIVE CODES; CAMAC SYSTEM; DATA PROCESSING

Citation Formats

Essel, H.G., Hoffmann, J., Kurz, N., Mayer, R.S., Ott, W., and Schall, D.. The new data acquisition system at GSI. United States: N. p., 1996. Web. doi:10.1109/23.486018.
Essel, H.G., Hoffmann, J., Kurz, N., Mayer, R.S., Ott, W., & Schall, D.. The new data acquisition system at GSI. United States. doi:10.1109/23.486018.
Essel, H.G., Hoffmann, J., Kurz, N., Mayer, R.S., Ott, W., and Schall, D.. Thu . "The new data acquisition system at GSI". United States. doi:10.1109/23.486018.
@article{osti_212115,
title = {The new data acquisition system at GSI},
author = {Essel, H.G. and Hoffmann, J. and Kurz, N. and Mayer, R.S. and Ott, W. and Schall, D.},
abstractNote = {The new general purpose data acquisition system developed at GSI is currently installed at about 30 experiments at GSI and other sites. It is based on the LynxOS operating system. Several CPUs, i.e. GSI developed CAMAC computer boards, VME processor boards, and Aleph Event Builders, are connected by a memory mapped bus, i.e. a VSB or VME bus. It can be configured easily for various hardware setups and is highly optimized for fast trigger rates and data throughput. The first and successful experiment taking data with the system was the SHIP production run for elements 110 and 111.},
doi = {10.1109/23.486018},
journal = {IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science},
number = 1Pt1,
volume = 43,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 1996},
month = {Thu Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 1996}
}
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