A freely available real-time operating system well suited for astronomy and the physical sciences

E. Pedretti, J.~D. Monnier, N.~D. Thureau, D.~H. Berger

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This paper wants to be a practical example in building a real-time data-acquisition and control system from scratch using relatively non-expensive PC hardware and open-source software. The practical example of building the control system for the Michigan Infrared Combiner (MIRC) at the CHARA interferometer will be used to give the reader a 'hands-on' experience in installing and configuring the RTAI-Fusion real-time operating system and developing a complete control system with it.
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Title of host publicationSociety of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jun 2006

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NameSociety of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series

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