2XIIB computer data acquisition system

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All major plasma diagnostic measurements from the 2XIIB experiment are recorded, digitized, and stored by the computer data acquisition system. The raw data is then examined, correlated, reduced, and useful portions are quickly retrieved which direct the future conduct of the plasma experiment. This is done in real time and on line while the data is current. The immediate availability of this pertinent data has accelerated the rate at which the 2XII personnel have been able to gain knowledge in the study of plasma containment and fusion interaction. The up time of the experiment is being used much more effectively ... continued below

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Tyler, G.C. November 18, 1975.

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All major plasma diagnostic measurements from the 2XIIB experiment are recorded, digitized, and stored by the computer data acquisition system. The raw data is then examined, correlated, reduced, and useful portions are quickly retrieved which direct the future conduct of the plasma experiment. This is done in real time and on line while the data is current. The immediate availability of this pertinent data has accelerated the rate at which the 2XII personnel have been able to gain knowledge in the study of plasma containment and fusion interaction. The up time of the experiment is being used much more effectively than ever before. This paper describes the hardware configuration of our data system in relation to various plasma parameters measured, the advantages of powerful software routines to reduce and correlate the data, the present plans for expansion of the system, and the problems we have had to overcome in certain areas to meet our original goals. (auth)

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  • IEEE 6. symposium on engineering problems of fusion research, San Diego, California, USA, 17 Nov 1975

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  • Report No.: UCRL--77504
  • Report No.: CONF-751125--16
  • Grant Number: None
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4153990
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc867853

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Tyler, G.C. 2XIIB computer data acquisition system, article, November 18, 1975; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc867853/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.