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advligorts

swMATH ID: 36608
Software Authors: Rolf Bork, Jonathan Hanks, David Barker, Joseph Betzwieser, Jameson Rollins, Keith Thorne, Erik von Reis
Description: advligorts: The Advanced LIGO real-time digital control and data acquisition system. 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 advligortsis 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.
Homepage: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352711020303320
Source Code: https://github.com/ElsevierSoftwareX/SOFTX_2020_155
Keywords: SoftwareX; Real-time processing; Feedback control; Hardware control; Data acquisition; Advanced LIGO; LIGO detectors
Related Software: Simulink; EPICS; Python; PERL
Cited in: 0 Publications

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