A control system for the duke booster synchrotron
The Duke Free Electron Laser Laboratory is developing a booster synchrotron to provide full energy injection into the Duke electron storage ring. In this paper, we describe the development of the control system for the booster. Requirements include the competing needs of simple and reliable turn-key operation for the machine as a booster; and the sophistication and flexibility of operation of the machine as a storage ring for commissioning, machine studies and as a light source. To simplify operations and machine studies, the high level controls will present the system in terms of the physics quantities of the accelerator, allowing a tight integration between the physics model and the low level hardware control, as we have previously implemented for the Duke storage ring. © 2005 IEEE.
Hartmant, SM; Mikhailov, SF; Wu, YK
Proceedings of the Ieee Particle Accelerator Conference
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