Wide-band cable systems at SLAC

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SLAC's first cable TV system was installed in 1979 to remotely monitor a narrow pulse which was generated in the west end of the klystron gallery. When Stanford Linear Collider (SLC) experimental work started at the west end of the accelerator, the original 1979 cable was upgraded to a bidirectional system so that 2 MBaud point-to-point data and several video and 9600 baud channels could be transmitted. The implementation of the SLC requires a complete upgrading of the accelerator control system. The system is based on a distributed processing configuration using a PDP11/780 VAX in the Main Control Center (MCC) ... continued below

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Struven, W. January 1, 1983.

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SLAC's first cable TV system was installed in 1979 to remotely monitor a narrow pulse which was generated in the west end of the klystron gallery. When Stanford Linear Collider (SLC) experimental work started at the west end of the accelerator, the original 1979 cable was upgraded to a bidirectional system so that 2 MBaud point-to-point data and several video and 9600 baud channels could be transmitted. The implementation of the SLC requires a complete upgrading of the accelerator control system. The system is based on a distributed processing configuration using a PDP11/780 VAX in the Main Control Center (MCC) and Intel single-board computers in a multibus configuration along the accelerator. The high-speed data linking is supplied by a 1 MBaud Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Network. The same cable is used to provide video, low-speed data, voice and high-speed point-to-point data services. The transmission system will utilize a wideband midsplit cable facility to collect and distribute signals to all parts of the network.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01; 1.

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  • Applied superconductivity conference, Knoxville, TN, USA, 30 Nov 1982

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  • Other: DE83008937
  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB-3036
  • Report No.: CONF-821108-26
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00515
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6441263
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1208463

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Struven, W. Wide-band cable systems at SLAC, article, January 1, 1983; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1208463/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.