End-Cap Data Acquisition

US Muon Software Workshop
Tufts University


Kevan Hashemi
Brandeis University
24 May 2007


This talk on the web at:
http://alignment.hep.brandeis.edu/ATLAS/MSW_07/Index.html

Contents

Introduction
LWDAQ Architecture
End-Cap DAQ Architecture
Hardware Components
Control Components
Control Architecture
People
ARAMYS
Readout Rate
Status

Introduction

End-Cap Alignment System: Barrel Alignment System:

LWDAQ Architecture

Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) supports cables up to 130 m.
Each LWDAQ Driver performs one DAQ action at a time.

End-Cap DAQ Architecture


Hardware Components

Control Components

Component, Location, Communication:

Control Architecture

People

ARAMYS

Takes as input: Produces as output: Also applied to:

Readout Rate

Time-Consuming Steps: Geometry Update Process: Total Geometry Update Time Now: 50 min.

Slowest step is image transfer by VME-TCPIP Interface, 400 ms/image.
New version this year, will transfer images at 150 ms/image.

Total Geometry Update Time Expected: 30 min.

Status