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Distributed optically integrated manufacture system based on CORBA
Author(s): Ming Cen; Jian-chun Jiang; Xing-fa Liu; Rui-fei Hu
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Paper Abstract

Focused on the shortcoming and insufficiency of reconfigurable manufacture system (RMS) for optical manufacturing in control layer and interface of manufacturing execution systems (MES) and control layer, the difference of MES-plan layer interface and that of MES-control layer is discussed, and an architecture of distributed optically integrated manufacture executing system based on fieldbus/Ethernet network and common object request broker architecture (CORBA) is presented. In this solution, the optical manufacture equipments are connected by fieldbus network, a gateway is used for the communication of fieldbus manufacture equipment and MES in the workshop, and CORBA services which provide a general interface for communication of heterogeneous fieldbus manufacture equipment of workshop are realized on the gateway. Then all specifics of heterogeneous fieldbus manufacture equipments are concealed, which show as virtual equipment and can be accessed in a simple and unified way. So the control layer is composed of virtual equipment and easy to be reconfigured. Similarly workshop management function components are modeled and encapsulated by CORBA interface, and MES could be integrated to RMS expediently. The optical integrated manufacture system presented is proved with good ability of flexible, reconfigurable, opening and high feasibility, and met the reconfigurable requirement of distributed optical manufacturing workshop preferably.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 November 2007
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6722, 3rd International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies: Advanced Optical Manufacturing Technologies, 67222A (14 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.783134
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Ming Cen, Chongqing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Jian-chun Jiang, Chongqing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Chongqing Univ. (China)
Xing-fa Liu, Institute of Optics and Electronics (China)
Rui-fei Hu, Sichuan Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6722:
3rd International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies: Advanced Optical Manufacturing Technologies
Li Yang; Yaolong Chen; Ernst-Bernhard Kley; Rongbin Li, Editor(s)

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