Author: Blanco Alonso, J.
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WEPGF129 CERN timing on PXI and cRIO platforms 1
 
  • A. Rijllart, O.Ø. Andreassen, J. Blanco Alonso
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
 
  Given the time critical applications, the use of PXI and cRIO platforms in the accelerator complex at CERN, require the integration into the CERN timing system. In this paper the present state of integration of both PXI and cRIO platforms in the present General Machine Timing system and the White Rabbit Timing system, which is its successor, is described. PXI is used for LHC collimator control and for the new generation of control systems for the kicker magnets on all CERN accelerators. The cRIO platform is being introduced for transient recording on the CERN electricity distribution system and has potential for applications in other domains, because of its real-time OS, FPGA backbone and hot swap modules. The further development intended and what type of applications are most suitable for each platform, will be discussed.  
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