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Title: DAQMAN - A flexible configurable data acquisition system

DAQMAN is a flexible configurable interface that allows the user to build and operate a VME-based data acquisition system on a Linux workstation. It consists of two parts: a Java-based Graphical User Interface to configure the system, and a C-based utility that reads out the data and creates the output ASCII data file, with two levels of diagnostic tools. The data acquisition system requires a CAEN CONET-VME Bridge to communicate between the hardware in the VME crate and the Linux workstation. Data acquisition modules, such as ADCs, TDC, Scalers, can be loaded into the system, or removed easily. The GUI allows users to activate modules, and channels within modules by clicking on icons. Running configurations are stored; data are collected and can be viewed either as raw numbers, or by charts and histograms that update as the data are accumulated. Data files are written to disk in ASCII format, with a date and time stamp.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1231577
Report Number(s):
DAQMAN; 002802WKSTN00
R&D Project: 400409900
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Software
Software Revision:
00
Software Package Number:
002802
Software Package Contents:
Open Source Software package available from Brookhaven National Laboratory at the following URL: http://www.bnl.gov/medical/NASA/CAD/NSRL_Data_Acquisition_System.asp
Software CPU:
WKSTN
Open Source:
Yes
Source Code Available:
Yes
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States

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