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Title: Overview of the Division 2351 Neutron Generator Test Facility waveform digitizing system. [Explosively activated neutron generators]

Abstract

All neutron generator waveforms from units tested at the SLA neutron generator test site are digitized and the digitized data stored in the CDC 6600 tape library for display and analysis using the CDC 6600 computer. The digitizing equipment consists mainly of seven Biomation Model 8100 transient recorders, Digital Equipment Corporation PDP 11/20 computer, RK05 disk, seven-track magnetic tape transport, and appropriate DEC and SLA controllers and interfaces. The PDP 11/20 computer is programmed in BASIC with assembly language drivers. In addition to digitizing waveforms, this equipment is used for other functions such as the automated testing of multiple-operation electronic neutron generators. Although other types of analysis have been done, the largest use of the digitized data has been for various types of graphical displays using the CDC 6600 and either the SD4020 or DX4460 plotters.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia Labs., Albuquerque, N.Mex. (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5147836
Report Number(s):
SAND-78-0097
TRN: 78-008611
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-04-0789
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; 07 ISOTOPES AND RADIATION SOURCES; DIGITIZERS; NEUTRON SOURCES; WAVE FORMS; RECORDING SYSTEMS; CDC COMPUTERS; DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS; MAGNETIC TAPES; PDP COMPUTERS; PROGRAMMING; TRANSIENTS; COMPUTERS; MAGNETIC STORAGE DEVICES; MEMORY DEVICES; PARTICLE SOURCES; RADIATION SOURCES; 440300* - Miscellaneous Instruments- (-1989); 070200 - Radiation Sources

Citation Formats

Bryant, Jr, T C. Overview of the Division 2351 Neutron Generator Test Facility waveform digitizing system. [Explosively activated neutron generators]. United States: N. p., 1978. Web. doi:10.2172/5147836.
Bryant, Jr, T C. Overview of the Division 2351 Neutron Generator Test Facility waveform digitizing system. [Explosively activated neutron generators]. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5147836
Bryant, Jr, T C. Wed . "Overview of the Division 2351 Neutron Generator Test Facility waveform digitizing system. [Explosively activated neutron generators]". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5147836. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5147836.
@article{osti_5147836,
title = {Overview of the Division 2351 Neutron Generator Test Facility waveform digitizing system. [Explosively activated neutron generators]},
author = {Bryant, Jr, T C},
abstractNote = {All neutron generator waveforms from units tested at the SLA neutron generator test site are digitized and the digitized data stored in the CDC 6600 tape library for display and analysis using the CDC 6600 computer. The digitizing equipment consists mainly of seven Biomation Model 8100 transient recorders, Digital Equipment Corporation PDP 11/20 computer, RK05 disk, seven-track magnetic tape transport, and appropriate DEC and SLA controllers and interfaces. The PDP 11/20 computer is programmed in BASIC with assembly language drivers. In addition to digitizing waveforms, this equipment is used for other functions such as the automated testing of multiple-operation electronic neutron generators. Although other types of analysis have been done, the largest use of the digitized data has been for various types of graphical displays using the CDC 6600 and either the SD4020 or DX4460 plotters.},
doi = {10.2172/5147836},
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number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1978},
month = {2}
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