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https://doi.org/10.18429/JACoW-ICALEPCS2017-THDPL03
Title areaDetector: EPICS Software for 2-D Detectors
Authors
  • M.L. Rivers
    CARS, Argonne, Illinois, USA
Abstract areaDetector is an EPICS framework for 2-D and other types of detectors that is widely used in synchrotron and neutron facilities. Recent enhancements to the EPICS areaDetector module will be presented. -Plugins can now run multiple threads to significant increase performance -Scatter/gather capability for plugins to run in parallel -ImageJ plugin that uses EPICS V4 pvAccess rather than Channel Access. Provides structured data with atomic update, and better performance than Channel Access plugin. -ImageJ plugin that allows graphically defining detector readout region, ROIs, and overlays. -Plugins can now be reprocessed without receiving a new NDArray for testing effect of different parameters, etc. A roadmap for future developments will also be presented.
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Conference ICALEPCS2017, Barcelona, Spain
Series International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Control Systems (16th)
Proceedings Link to full ICALEPCS2017 Proccedings
Session Experiment Control 2
Date 12-Oct-17   16:00–16:45
Main Classification Experiment Control
Keywords ion, detector, EPICS, controls, software
Publisher JACoW, Geneva, Switzerland
Editors Volker RW Schaa (GSI, Darmstadt, Germany); Isidre Costa (ALBA-CELLS, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain); David Fernández (ALBA-CELLS, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain); Óscar Matilla (ALBA-CELLS, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain)
ISBN 978-3-95450-193-9
Published January 2018
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