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Abstract

Based on present achievements in tokamak control and considering requirements for reactor-orientated research, a next generation discharge control system is presented. Decomposition of control functions mapped onto dedicated controllers and diagnostics gives a distributed system integrated with a common real-time network to publish process and reference values. Basic mechanisms for cycle administration, data exchange and process management of the prototype system currently being implemented are shown.

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Authors: MAX-PLANCK-INSTITUT FUR PLASMAPHYSIK, ;GARCHING (DE),
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Fusion Engineering and Design 46 (1999), 347-354
Record Number: 199911644 / Last updated on: 1999-11-29
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en