Author: Singh, P.
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PO05 Control and Information System for BARC – TIFR Superconducting LINAC Booster 62
  • S. Singh
    BARC, Mumbai, India
  • J.N. Karande, V. Nanal, R.G. Pillay
    TIFR, Mumbai, India
  • P. Singh
    LEHIPA Project, Physics Group, Mumbai, India
  Superconducting LINAC booster is modular machine which consists of 7 cryomodules each consisting four quarter wave resonators and one superbuncher module. The control system is a mixed distributed control system. Geometrical distributed system architecture has been followed for RF control. RF control has four local nodes( RF LCS) each nodes catering to two cryostat. Two additional nodes are made for beam line system and cryogenics distribution system, making it a systematic distribution system. The system is developed on Linux operating system but the software is portable on Linux and Microsoft windows. The software is developed in two layers namely scanner and operator interface. Scanners interacts with the interface hardware. All scanners are developed in JAVA , which is very challenging job looking towards the feature of JAVA. Various issues regarding this were closely investigated and solved to overcome the deficiency of JAVA .A micro-controller based board has been developed for cryogenics line distribution system. Different subsystems of the control system has been developed independently. A complete integration of the system will be completed before Dec 2012.