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RIS citation export for TUPMP034: A Modular Optical Firing Interface for CERN’s Generic Power Converter Control Platform

AU  - Di Cosmo, M.
AU  - Gaime, T.G.
AU  - Todd, B.
ED  - Boland, Mark
ED  - Tanaka, Hitoshi
ED  - Button, David
ED  - Dowd, Rohan
ED  - Schaa, Volker RW
ED  - Tan, Eugene
TI  - A Modular Optical Firing Interface for CERN’s Generic Power Converter Control Platform
J2  - Proc. of IPAC2019, Melbourne, Australia, 19-24 May 2019
CY  - Melbourne, Australia
T2  - International Particle Accelerator Conference
T3  - 10
LA  - english
AB  - The power converters group at CERN has developed a third generic converter controller (FGC3) and regulation platform (RegFGC3), capable of controlling any of CERN’s power converters. This platform provides electrical connections to the low-level control elements of power converters, and in some cases a galvanic isolation is required between the converter controller output, and the power converter under control. To meet these requirements, a generic modular optical firing platform has been developed, which converts the electrical firing pulses from the RegFGC3 and FGC3 platforms into optical drive signals. Designed to be fully scalable, this platform provides various protection mechanisms to verify the integrity of the firing information. For example, checking for illegal firing states, dead-time, and drive errors. This paper describes the modular optical firing interface, the basic principles, and the configurations which are in use, or are planned to be used at CERN.
PB  - JACoW Publishing
CP  - Geneva, Switzerland
SP  - 1315
EP  - 1318
KW  - controls
KW  - interface
KW  - status
KW  - electron
DA  - 2019/06
PY  - 2019
SN  - 978-3-95450-208-0
DO  - DOI: 10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2019-TUPMP034
UR  - http://jacow.org/ipac2019/papers/tupmp034.pdf
ER  -