Generalized control and data access at the LANSCE Accelerator Complex -- Gateway, migrators, and other servers

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All large accelerator control systems eventually outlast the technologies with which they were built. This has happened several times during the lifetime of the accelerators at Los Alamos in the LAMPF/PSR beam delivery complex. Most recently, the EPICS control system has been integrated with the existing LAMPF and PSR control systems. In this paper, the authors discuss the provisions that were made to provide uniform, and nearly transparent sharing of data among the three control systems. The data sharing mechanisms have now been in use during a very successful beam production period. They comment on the successes and failures of ... continued below

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Schaller, S.C. & Oothoudt, M.A. December 1, 1995.

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All large accelerator control systems eventually outlast the technologies with which they were built. This has happened several times during the lifetime of the accelerators at Los Alamos in the LAMPF/PSR beam delivery complex. Most recently, the EPICS control system has been integrated with the existing LAMPF and PSR control systems. In this paper, the authors discuss the provisions that were made to provide uniform, and nearly transparent sharing of data among the three control systems. The data sharing mechanisms have now been in use during a very successful beam production period. They comment on the successes and failures of the project and indicate the control system properties that make such sharing possible.

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  • International conference on accelerator and large experimental physics control systems, Chicago, IL (United States), 30 Oct - 3 Nov 1995

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  • Report No.: LA-UR--95-3851
  • Report No.: CONF-951036--3
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 161546
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620122

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Schaller, S.C. & Oothoudt, M.A. Generalized control and data access at the LANSCE Accelerator Complex -- Gateway, migrators, and other servers, article, December 1, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620122/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.