State-of-the-Art developments in accelerator controls at the APS.

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The performance requirements of the Advanced Photon Source (APS) challenge the control system in a number of areas. This paper will review a few applications of advanced technology in the control and monitoring of the APS. The application of digital signal processors (DSPs) and techniques will be discussed, both from the perspective of a large distributed multiprocessor system and from that of embedded systems. In particular, two embedded applications will be highlighted, a beam position monitor processor and a DSP-based power supply controller. Fast data distribution is often a requirement. The application of a high-speed network based on reflective memory ... continued below

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Lenkszus, F. April 13, 1999.

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The performance requirements of the Advanced Photon Source (APS) challenge the control system in a number of areas. This paper will review a few applications of advanced technology in the control and monitoring of the APS. The application of digital signal processors (DSPs) and techniques will be discussed, both from the perspective of a large distributed multiprocessor system and from that of embedded systems. In particular, two embedded applications will be highlighted, a beam position monitor processor and a DSP-based power supply controller. Fast data distribution is often a requirement. The application of a high-speed network based on reflective memory will also be discussed in the context of the APS global orbit feedback system. Timing systems provide opportunities to apply technologies such as high-speed logic and fiber optics. Examples of the use of these technologies will also be included. Finally, every modern accelerator control system of any size requires networking. Features of the APS accelerator controls network will be discussed.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00011108

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  • 1999 Particle Accelerator Conference, New York, NY (US), 03/29/1999--04/02/1999

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  • Report No.: ANL/ASD/CP-97677
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 11108
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620064

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Lenkszus, F. State-of-the-Art developments in accelerator controls at the APS., article, April 13, 1999; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620064/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.