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RIS citation export for THPHA200: BART: Development of a Sample Exchange System for MX Beamlines

TY - CONF
AU - O'Hea, J.D.
AU - Burt, M.H.
AU - Fisher, S.
AU - Jones, K.M.J.
AU - McAuley, K.E.
AU - Preece, G.
AU - Williams, M.A.
ED - Schaa, Volker RW
TI - BART: Development of a Sample Exchange System for MX Beamlines
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 - Automation plays a key role in the macromolecular crystallography (MX) beamlines at Diamond Light Source (DLS). This is particularly evident with sample exchange; where fast, reliable, and accurate handling is required to ensure high quality and high throughput data collection. This paper looks at the design, build, and integration of an in-house robot control system. The system was designed to improve reliability and exchange times, provide high sample storage capacity, and accommodate easy upgrade paths, whilst gaining and maintaining in-house robotics knowledge. The paper also highlights how peripheral components were brought under the control of a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) based integration unit, including a vision system.
PB - JACoW
CP - Geneva, Switzerland
SP - 1919
EP - 1922
KW - ion
KW - controls
KW - EPICS
KW - PLC
KW - software
DA - 2018/01
PY - 2018
SN - 978-3-95450-193-9
DO - 10.18429/JACoW-ICALEPCS2017-THPHA200
UR - http://jacow.org/icalepcs2017/papers/thpha200.pdf
ER -