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DESIGN AND OPERATION OF THE UTMSL DATA ACQUISITION, INSTRUMENTAL CONTROL AND INTERACTIVE ANALYSIS SYSTEM

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dc.creator Blass, W. E. en_US
dc.creator Moore, Thomas F. en_US
dc.creator McElyea, Gerald W. en_US
dc.creator Moore, Dana H. en_US
dc.creator Lovell, R. J. en_US
dc.creator Jacobson, Harry C. en_US
dc.creator Gailar, Norman M. en_US
dc.creator Jennings, D. E. en_US
dc.creator Boyd, William J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-06-15T17:00:46Z
dc.date.available 2006-06-15T17:00:46Z
dc.date.issued 1973 en_US
dc.identifier 1973-AA-09 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1811/15889
dc.description Author Institution: Molecular Spectroscopy Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Tennessee, Knoxville en_US
dc.description.abstract An in-house custom designed data acquisition, instrument control and interactive analysis system has been integrated into the molecular spectroscopy laboratory. The system provides data acquisition and instrumental control for both high resolution spectrometers in the laboratory. Real time digital filtering as well as programmed control of the spectrometers has increased data acquisition rates. Thus the state of the art lifetime of the instruments has effectively been extended by increasing the quantity of data which may be obtained during actual instrumental state of the art lifetime. In addition, the interactive measurement and analysis capabilities are designed to reduce the difficulty and time lapse normally encountered in the labor intensive phase of measurement and analysis of very high resolution spectral data. The data acquisition and control system spools data from a maximum of four infrared detectors and controls up to 48 instruments functions. Eight additional analog sense lines (A/D) and eight analog control lines (D/A) are provided. These lines are used for prism predisperser control, plotting, etc. Real time data display is available on a closed circuit television system; interactive measurement and preliminary analysis capability is provided by a light pen interactive graphic display. Bulk storage is available on magnetic tape and disc systems and spooling of jobs for the local batch processor facility is accomplished using an industry compatible tape system. en_US
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dc.language.iso English en_US
dc.title DESIGN AND OPERATION OF THE UTMSL DATA ACQUISITION, INSTRUMENTAL CONTROL AND INTERACTIVE ANALYSIS SYSTEM en_US
dc.type article en_US