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advligorts: The Advanced LIGO Real-Time Digital Control and Data Acquisition System

Bork, Rolf and Hanks, Jonathan and Barker, David and Betzwieser, Joseph and Rollins, Jameson and Thorne, Keith and von Reis, Erik (2020) advligorts: The Advanced LIGO Real-Time Digital Control and Data Acquisition System. . (Unpublished)

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The Advanced LIGO detectors are sophisticated opto-mechanical devices. At the core of their operation is feedback control. The Advanced LIGO project developed a custom digital control and data acquisition system to handle the unique needs of this new breed of astronomical detector. The advligorts is the software component of this system. This highly modular and extensible system has enabled the unprecedented performance of the LIGO instruments, and has been a vital component in the direct detection of gravitational waves.

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Additional Information:LIGO was constructed by the California Institute of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology with funding from the National Science Foundation and operates under Grant No. PHY-0757058. Advanced LIGO was built under award PHY-0823459. We wish to confirm that there are no known conflicts of interest associated with this publication and there has been no significant financial support for this work that could have influenced its outcome.
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Subject Keywords:real-time processing, feedback control, hardware control, data acquisition
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:15 Jun 2020 16:03
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