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VLT local control unit real-time environment
Author(s): Birger Gustafsson
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Paper Abstract

The ESO VLT control system is based on a distributed computer architecture, where a number of workstations are interconnected. They provide user interfaces and high level functions, while real-time control is handled by some 120 - 150 microprocessors, embedded in Local Control Units.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2199, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176160
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Birger Gustafsson, European Southern Observatory (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2199:
Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V
Larry M. Stepp, Editor(s)

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