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RIS citation export for THMPA05: The AFP Detector Control System

TY - CONF
AU - Seabra, L.
AU - Banaś, E.
AU - Caforio, D.
AU - Czekierda, S.
AU - Hajduk, Z.
AU - Olszowska, J.
AU - Sicho, P.
AU - Zabinski, B.
ED - Schaa, Volker RW
TI - The AFP Detector Control System
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 ATLAS Forward Proton (AFP) detector is one of the forward detectors of the ATLAS experiment at CERN aiming at measuring momenta and angles of diffractively scattered protons. Silicon Tracking and Time-of-Flight detectors are located inside Roman Pot stations inserted into beam pipe aperture. The AFP detector is composed of two stations on each side of the ATLAS interaction point and is under commissioning. The detector is provided with high and low voltage distribution systems. Each station has vacuum and cooling systems, movement control and all the required electronics for signal processing. Monitoring of environmental parameters, like temperature, is also available. The Detector Control System (DCS) provides control and monitoring of the detector hardware and ensures the safe and reliable operation of the detector, assuring good data quality. Comparing with DCS systems of other detectors, the AFP DCS main challenge is to cope with the large variety of AFP equipment. This paper describes the AFP DCS system: a detector overview, the operational aspects, the hardware control of the AFP detectors, the high precision movement, cooling, and safety vacuum systems.
PB - JACoW
CP - Geneva, Switzerland
SP - 1315
EP - 1319
KW - ion
KW - controls
KW - detector
KW - vacuum
KW - PLC
DA - 2018/01
PY - 2018
SN - 978-3-95450-193-9
DO - 10.18429/JACoW-ICALEPCS2017-THMPA05
UR - http://jacow.org/icalepcs2017/papers/thmpa05.pdf
ER -