skip to main content

Title: Replacing The Engine In Your Car While You Are Still Driving It [PowerPoint]

The scope of the project included the following: install new network backbone, replace 201 MHz rf tubes, replace low-level rf system, replace timing system, replace industrial I/O system, replace beam synchronous data acquisition system, replace fast protect reporting system, new wire scanner hardware, and new beam position/phase monitor hardware--all of this to be done while continuing to deliver beam to users. Lessons learned, for anyone contemplating a similarly ambitious upgrade: You can’t replace the whole system at once. Some compatibility must be maintained between the old and new systems. Always have a way to fall back. Have sympathy for the operations staff. You will be surprised.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1225566
Report Number(s):
LA-UR--15-27876
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: ICALEPCS 2015, Melbourne (Australia), 19-23 Oct 2015
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE/LANL
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS Accelerator Design, Technology, and Operations