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The sequencer

An interface between instrument control software and the telescope system is being developed. The plan is to maintain the current user-interfaces for the different instruments/detectors and have a command `sequencer' as overall system on top of this. This system is based on shell scripts, and is currently being developed for use with StanCam + FIES. The first tests will be made at the end of November when the FIES team is coming out for testing of the instrument. One of the main objectives will be to integrate the system that is controlling StanCam and the Telescope, with the FIES instrument and detector control systems provided by Aarhus.

The primary aim is to complete the system for FIES, which is foreseen for the middle of next year.

Thomas Augusteijn 2004-01-06