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RIS citation export for WEPGW079: A Channel Access Software Platform for Beam Dynamics Applications in Scripting Languages

AU  - Chrin, J.T.M.
AU  - Aiba, M.
AU  - Snuverink, J.
ED  - Boland, Mark
ED  - Tanaka, Hitoshi
ED  - Button, David
ED  - Dowd, Rohan
ED  - Schaa, Volker RW
ED  - Tan, Eugene
TI  - A Channel Access Software Platform for Beam Dynamics Applications in Scripting Languages
J2  - Proc. of IPAC2019, Melbourne, Australia, 19-24 May 2019
CY  - Melbourne, Australia
T2  - International Particle Accelerator Conference
T3  - 10
LA  - english
AB  - To facilitate the seamless integration of EPICS (Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System) into high-level applications in particle accelerators, a dedicated modern C++ Channel Access Interface (CAFE) library* provides a comprehensive and user-friendly interface to the underlying control system. Functionality is provided for synchronous and asynchronous interaction of single and composite groups of channels, coupled with an abstract layer tailored towards beam dynamics applications and complex modelling of virtual accelerators. Equivalent consumable solutions in scripting and domain-specific languages can then be accelerated by providing bindings to the relevant methods of the interface platform. This is exemplified by CAFE’s extensive MATLAB interface, incarnated through a single MATLAB executable (mex) file, and a high performance Python interface written in the Cython programming language. A number of gratifying particularities specific to these language extension modules are revealed.
PB  - JACoW Publishing
CP  - Geneva, Switzerland
SP  - 2661
EP  - 2664
KW  - interface
KW  - controls
KW  - software
DA  - 2019/06
PY  - 2019
SN  - 978-3-95450-208-0
DO  - DOI: 10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2019-WEPGW079
UR  - http://jacow.org/ipac2019/papers/wepgw079.pdf
ER  -