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RIS citation export for THCPL06: Sustaining the National Ignition Facility (NIF) Integrated Computer Control System (ICCS) over its Thirty Year Lifespan

TY - CONF
AU - Fishler, B.T.
AU - Abed, Y.W.
AU - Barnes, A.I.
AU - Brunton, G.K.
AU - Estes, C.M.
AU - Fedorov, M.A.
AU - Flegel, M.S.
AU - Ludwigsen, A.P.
AU - Miller Kamm, V.J.
AU - Paul, M.
AU - Reed, R.K.
AU - Stout, E.A.
AU - Wilson, E.F.
ED - Schaa, Volker RW
TI - Sustaining the National Ignition Facility (NIF) Integrated Computer Control System (ICCS) over its Thirty Year Lifespan
J2 - Proc. of ICALEPCS2017, Barcelona, Spain, 8-13 October 2017
C1 - Barcelona, Spain
T2 - International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Control Systems
T3 - 16
LA - english
AB - The National Ignition Facility (NIF) is the world's largest and most energetic laser experimental facility with 192 beams capable of delivering 1.8 megajoules and 500-terawatts of ultraviolet light to a target. Officially commissioned as an operational facility on March 21, 2009, NIF is expected to conduct research experiments thru 2039. The 30-year lifespan of the control system presents several challenges in meeting reliability, availability, and maintainability (RAM) expectations. As NIF continues to expand on its experimental capabilities, the control system's software base of 3.5 million lines of code grows with most of the legacy software still in operational use. Supporting this software is further complicated by technology life cycles and turnover of senior experienced staff. This talk will present lessons learned and new initiatives related to technology refreshes, risk mitigation, and changes to our software development and test methodology to ensure high control system availability for supporting experiments throughout NIF's lifetime.
PB - JACoW
CP - Geneva, Switzerland
SP - 1201
EP - 1205
KW - ion
KW - controls
KW - software
KW - hardware
KW - operation
DA - 2018/01
PY - 2018
SN - 978-3-95450-193-9
DO - 10.18429/JACoW-ICALEPCS2017-THCPL06
UR - http://jacow.org/icalepcs2017/papers/thcpl06.pdf
ER -