Translator Disclaimer
13 December 2002 EPICS and VxWorks for real-time motion control of the Altair adaptive optics instrument for Gemini
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
The Instrument Group in the National Research Council of Canada's Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics develops instrumentation for large Astronomical telescopes including Altair (Gemini's ALTitude conjugate Adaptive optics for the InfraRed). This paper discusses how we responded to a need for adaptive intelligence and complex choreography and sequencing of mechanisms in the design of Altair's motion control systems. Our primary goal has been to maximize code reusability without sacrificing performance or flexibility.
© (2002) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Angelic W. Ebbers and Jennifer Dunn "EPICS and VxWorks for real-time motion control of the Altair adaptive optics instrument for Gemini", Proc. SPIE 4848, Advanced Telescope and Instrumentation Control Software II, (13 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.461304; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.461304
PROCEEDINGS
8 PAGES


SHARE
Advertisement
Advertisement
RELATED CONTENT

Altair interactions
Proceedings of SPIE (September 14 2004)
ALTAIR performance and updates at Gemini North
Proceedings of SPIE (July 12 2010)
Implementation of the Altair optimization processes
Proceedings of SPIE (February 06 2003)
Innovations in Gemini adaptive optics system design
Proceedings of SPIE (September 10 1998)

Back to Top