May 18, 2015

New developments for AREAL control system

The new development for the Control system of AREAL laser driven RF gun electron linear accelerator will be based on the state-of-the-art Micro Tele-Communication Computing Architecture (µTCA) technology. Recently, the µTCA modules for the AREAL facility have been completed at DESY under the coordination of Control and Low Level RF groups. After the µTCA modules configuration together with CANDLE specialists it is planned to be delivered to CANDLE in autumn, 2015. The new µTCA module for the AREAL control system is an excellent follow up of the cooperation between DESY and CANDLE. It will advance the AREAL performance to world-class developments.