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Title: Design and experience with the WS/HS assembly movement using labview VIS, national instrument motion controllers, and compumotor electronic drive units and motors

Abstract

The Low-Energy Demonstration Accelerator (LEDA), designed and built at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, is part of the Accelerator Production of Tritium (APT) program and provides a platform for measuring high-power proton beam-halo formation. The technique used for measuring the beam halo employs nine combination Wire Scanner and Halo Scraper (WS/HS) devices. This paper will focus on the experience gained in the use of National Instrument (NI) LabVIEW VIs and motion controllers, and Compumotor electronic drive units and motors. The base configuration couples a Compumotor motor driven by a Parker-Hannifin Gemini GT Drive unit. The drive unit is controlled by a NI PXI-7344 controller card, which in turn is controlled by a PC running custom built NI LabVIEW VIs. The function of the control VI's is to interpret instructions from the main control system, the Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System (EPICS), and carry out the corresponding motion commands. The main control VI has to run all nineteen WS/HS motor axes used in the accelerator. A basic discussion of the main accelerator control system, EPICs which is hosted on a VXI platform, and its interface with the PC based LabVIEW motion control software will be included.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6];  [7];  [8];  [9]
  1. Lisa A.
  2. John Douglas
  3. Michael
  4. Derwin G.
  5. James F.
  6. Robert B.
  7. Matthew W.
  8. Robert
  9. Dean S.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
975516
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-01-3138
TRN: US1006722
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Submitted to: 2001 Particle Accelerator Conference, June 18-22, 2001, Chicago
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ACCELERATORS; CONFIGURATION; CONTROL SYSTEMS; DESIGN; LANL; MOTORS; PHYSICS; PRODUCTION; PROTONS; SCRAPERS; TRITIUM

Citation Formats

Day, L A, Gilpatrick, J D, Gruchalla, M, Martinez, D G, O'Hara, J F, Shurter, R B, Stettler, M W, Valdiviez, R, and Barr, D S. Design and experience with the WS/HS assembly movement using labview VIS, national instrument motion controllers, and compumotor electronic drive units and motors. United States: N. p., 2001. Web.
Day, L A, Gilpatrick, J D, Gruchalla, M, Martinez, D G, O'Hara, J F, Shurter, R B, Stettler, M W, Valdiviez, R, & Barr, D S. Design and experience with the WS/HS assembly movement using labview VIS, national instrument motion controllers, and compumotor electronic drive units and motors. United States.
Day, L A, Gilpatrick, J D, Gruchalla, M, Martinez, D G, O'Hara, J F, Shurter, R B, Stettler, M W, Valdiviez, R, and Barr, D S. Mon . "Design and experience with the WS/HS assembly movement using labview VIS, national instrument motion controllers, and compumotor electronic drive units and motors". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/975516.
@article{osti_975516,
title = {Design and experience with the WS/HS assembly movement using labview VIS, national instrument motion controllers, and compumotor electronic drive units and motors},
author = {Day, L A and Gilpatrick, J D and Gruchalla, M and Martinez, D G and O'Hara, J F and Shurter, R B and Stettler, M W and Valdiviez, R and Barr, D S},
abstractNote = {The Low-Energy Demonstration Accelerator (LEDA), designed and built at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, is part of the Accelerator Production of Tritium (APT) program and provides a platform for measuring high-power proton beam-halo formation. The technique used for measuring the beam halo employs nine combination Wire Scanner and Halo Scraper (WS/HS) devices. This paper will focus on the experience gained in the use of National Instrument (NI) LabVIEW VIs and motion controllers, and Compumotor electronic drive units and motors. The base configuration couples a Compumotor motor driven by a Parker-Hannifin Gemini GT Drive unit. The drive unit is controlled by a NI PXI-7344 controller card, which in turn is controlled by a PC running custom built NI LabVIEW VIs. The function of the control VI's is to interpret instructions from the main control system, the Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System (EPICS), and carry out the corresponding motion commands. The main control VI has to run all nineteen WS/HS motor axes used in the accelerator. A basic discussion of the main accelerator control system, EPICs which is hosted on a VXI platform, and its interface with the PC based LabVIEW motion control software will be included.},
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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/975516}, journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2001},
month = {1}
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