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Detector and Run Control Systems for the NA62 Fixed-Target Experiment at CERN


Golonka, Piotr (CERN) ; Falaleev, Valeri (Dubna, JINR) ; Fantechi, Riccardo (CERN) ; Gonzalez-Berges, Manuel (CERN) ; Lurkin, Nicolas (Birmingham U.) ; Page, Ryan (Bristol U.) ; Varela, Fernando (CERN)

Year: 2015
Page No: MOPGF020
Pages: 4
Year: 2015-12

Abstract: The Detector and Run Control systems for the NA62 experiment, which started physics data-taking in Autumn of 2014, were designed, developed and deployed in collaboration between the Physics and Engineering Departments at CERN. Based on the commonly used control frameworks, UNICOS and JCOP, they were developed with scarce manpower while meeting the challenge of extreme agility, evolving requirements, as well as integration of new types of hardware. This paper presents, for the first time, the architecture of these systems and discusses the challenges and experience in developing and maintaining them during the first months of operation.

Keyword(s): controls ; hardware ; operation ; experiment ; detector

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DOI: 10.18429/JACoW-ICALEPCS2015-MOPGF020
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