The machine protection system for the R&D energy recovery LINAC

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The Machine Protection System (MPS) is a device-safety system that is designed to prevent damage to hardware by generating interlocks, based upon the state of input signals generated by selected sub-systems. It protects all the key machinery in the R&D Project called the Energy Recovery LINAC (ERL) against the high beam current. The MPS is capable of responding to a fault with an interlock signal within several microseconds. The ERL MPS is based on a National Instruments CompactRIO platform, and is programmed by utilizing National Instruments' development environment for a visual programming language. The system also transfers data (interlock status, ... continued below

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Altinbas, Z.; Kayran, D.; Jamilkowski, J.; Lee, R.C. & Oerter, B. March 28, 2011.

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The Machine Protection System (MPS) is a device-safety system that is designed to prevent damage to hardware by generating interlocks, based upon the state of input signals generated by selected sub-systems. It protects all the key machinery in the R&D Project called the Energy Recovery LINAC (ERL) against the high beam current. The MPS is capable of responding to a fault with an interlock signal within several microseconds. The ERL MPS is based on a National Instruments CompactRIO platform, and is programmed by utilizing National Instruments' development environment for a visual programming language. The system also transfers data (interlock status, time of fault, etc.) to the main server. Transferred data is integrated into the pre-existing software architecture which is accessible by the operators. This paper will provide an overview of the hardware used, its configuration and operation, as well as the software written both on the device and the server side.

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  • 2011 Particle Accelerator Conference (PAC'11); New York, NY; 20110328 through 20110401

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  • Report No.: BNL--94255-2011-CP
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-98CH10886
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1016654
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc837599

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Altinbas, Z.; Kayran, D.; Jamilkowski, J.; Lee, R.C. & Oerter, B. The machine protection system for the R&D energy recovery LINAC, article, March 28, 2011; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc837599/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.