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RIS citation export for TUBPL02: Taurus Big & Small: From Particle Accelerators to Desktop Labs

AU - Pascual-Izarra, C.
AU - Cuní, G.
AU - Falcon-Torres, C.
AU - Fernández-Carreiras, D.
AU - Prades-Palacios, O.
AU - Reszela, Z.
AU - Rosanes Siscart, M.
ED - Schaa, Volker RW
TI - Taurus Big & Small: From Particle Accelerators to Desktop Labs
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 - Taurus is a popular solution for rapid creation of Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) for experiment control and data acquisition (even by non-programmers) *. Taurus is best known for its ability to interact with the Tango and Epics control systems, and thus it is mainly used in large facilities. However, Taurus also provides mechanisms to interact with other sources of data, and it is well suited for creating GUIs for even the smallest labs where the overhead of a distributed control system is not desired. This scalability together with its ease-of-use and the uncontested popularity of Python among the scientific users, make Taurus an attractive framework for a wide range of applications. In this work we discuss some practical examples of usage of Taurus ranging from a very small experimental setup controlled by a single Raspberry Pi, to large facilities synchronising an heterogeneous set of hundreds of machines running a variety of operating systems.
CP - Geneva, Switzerland
SP - 166
EP - 169
KW - ion
KW - controls
DA - 2018/01
PY - 2018
SN - 978-3-95450-193-9
DO - 10.18429/JACoW-ICALEPCS2017-TUBPL02
UR - http://jacow.org/icalepcs2017/papers/tubpl02.pdf
ER -