24 July 2014 The GRAVITY instrument software/hardware related aspects
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The GRAVITY Instrument Software (INS) is based on the common VLT Software Environment. In addition to the basic Instrument Control Software (ICS) which handles Motors, Shutters, Lamps, etc., it also includes three detector subsystems, several special devices, field bus devices, and various real time algorithms. The latter are implemented using ESO TAC (Tools for Advanced Control) and run at a frequency of up to 4 kHz. In total, the instrument has more than 100 ICS devices and runs on five workstations and seven vxWorks LCUs.
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Thomas Ott, Thomas Ott, Ekkehard Wieprecht, Ekkehard Wieprecht, Leonard Burtscher, Leonard Burtscher, Yitping Kok, Yitping Kok, Senol Yazici, Senol Yazici, Narsireddy Anugu, Narsireddy Anugu, Roderick Dembet, Roderick Dembet, Pierre Fedou, Pierre Fedou, Sylvestre Lacour, Sylvestre Lacour, Jürgen Ott, Jürgen Ott, Frank Eisenhauer, Frank Eisenhauer, Nicolas Blind, Nicolas Blind, Reinhard Genzel, Reinhard Genzel, Stefan Gillessen, Stefan Gillessen, Oliver Hans, Oliver Hans, Marcus Haug, Marcus Haug, Frank Haussmann, Frank Haussmann, Stefan Huber, Stefan Huber, Annemieke Janssen, Annemieke Janssen, Stefan Kellner, Stefan Kellner, Magdalena Lippa, Magdalena Lippa, Oliver Pfuhl, Oliver Pfuhl, Eckhard Sturm, Eckhard Sturm, Johannes Weber, Johannes Weber, Antonio Amorim, Antonio Amorim, Wolfgang Brandner, Wolfgang Brandner, Karine Rousselet-Perraut, Karine Rousselet-Perraut, Guy S. Perrin, Guy S. Perrin, Christian Straubmeier, Christian Straubmeier, Markus Schöller, Markus Schöller, Roberto Abuter, Roberto Abuter, } "The GRAVITY instrument software/hardware related aspects", Proc. SPIE 9146, Optical and Infrared Interferometry IV, 91462A (24 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2055927; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2055927
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