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WEPGW074 MYRRHA DAQ Development controls, EPICS, GUI, software 2645
  • R. Modic
    Cosy lab, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • P. Della Faille, D. Vandeplassche
    SCK•CEN, Mol, Belgium
  • P. Mekuc
    Cosylab, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  An approach to a generic Data Acquisition (DAQ) solution for the MYRRHA test stand at Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) will be described in this paper. Need for better sampling performance, signal quality, arbitrary processing and storage of measurements was a motivation for this work. A full integration of the DAQ system in the global EPICS control environment was a strong requirement. An intermediate DAQ platform was put in place to satisfy the control and experiment needs. The NI PXI platform is selected to minimize integration and development effort. NI LabVIEW is used to create a generic DAQ application. CALab library supported by BESSY is used to connect LabVIEW and EPICS. CSS GUI provides the user with the necessary control, visualization and configuration capability. The technical and organizational approach to the collaboration will be detailed in the paper. Necessary customizations of CSS and CALab and experience on using NI PXI for DAQ platform will be explained.  
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About • paper received ※ 14 May 2019       paper accepted ※ 21 May 2019       issue date ※ 21 June 2019  
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