Data acquisition for PLT

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DA/PLT, the data acquisition system for the Princeton Large Torus (PLT) fusion research device, consists of a PDP-10 host computer, five satellite PDP- 11s connected to the host by a special high-speed interface, miscellaneous other minicomputers and commercially supplied instruments, and much PPPL produced hardware. The software consists of the standard PDP-10 monitor with local modifications and the special systems and applications programs to customize the DA/PLT for the specific job of supporting data acquisition, analysis, display, and archiving, with concurrent off-line analysis, program development, and, in the background, general batch and timesharing. Some details of the over-all architecture are ... continued below

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Thompson, P.A. January 1, 1975.

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DA/PLT, the data acquisition system for the Princeton Large Torus (PLT) fusion research device, consists of a PDP-10 host computer, five satellite PDP- 11s connected to the host by a special high-speed interface, miscellaneous other minicomputers and commercially supplied instruments, and much PPPL produced hardware. The software consists of the standard PDP-10 monitor with local modifications and the special systems and applications programs to customize the DA/PLT for the specific job of supporting data acquisition, analysis, display, and archiving, with concurrent off-line analysis, program development, and, in the background, general batch and timesharing. Some details of the over-all architecture are presented, along with a status report of the different PLT experiments being supported. (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.: CONF-751125--118
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4111552
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Thompson, P.A. Data acquisition for PLT, article, January 1, 1975; New Jersey. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc872373/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.