Author: Isaev, V.A.
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THPOY003 The Turn-key Control System for the ELI-NP Gamma Beam System 4091
  • S. Pioli, G. Di Pirro
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  • F. Amand, V.A. Isaev, A. Jesenko, A. Manojlovic, R. Modic, I. Mustac, G. Pajor
    Cosylab, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • B.G. Martlew, A. Oates
    STFC/DL, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
  The new Gamma Beam System (GBS) under construction in Magurele (RO) by the consortium EuroGammas led by INFN, as part of the ELI-NP project, can provide gamma rays that open new possibilities for nuclear photonics and nuclear physics. In the ELI-GBS, gamma rays are produced by means of Compton back-scattering to get mono-chromaticity (0,1% bandwidth), a high flux (1013 photon/s the highest in the world), tunable directions and energies up to 19 MeV. Such gamma beam characteristic is obtained when a high-intensity laser collides a high-brightness electron-beam with energies up to 720 MeV. In order to increase the gamma beam flux, the electron beam operates at a repetition rate of 100 Hz in a multi-bunch mode: trains of 32 bunches, 16 ns apart, interact with the laser pulse recirculated 32 times through the interaction point. The EPICS Control System collects data from all sub-systems, constantly monitoring to ensure the safety of the ELI-GBS facility. This paper describes all the aspects of the ELI-GBS turn-key Control System, such as hardware integration, micro-bunches diagnostics, high level applications, the data network and the pico-second timing system.  
DOI • reference for this paper ※ DOI:10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2016-THPOY003  
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