The Tracker User Guide (used up to flight)

In the Tracker User Guide you will find all the informations needed to understand and operate the Tracker System, the Tracker Thermal Control System (TTCS) and the Tracker Alignment System (TAS). Since this guide is growing up, few sections are just work in progress.

a. How to operate the AMS Tracker

  1. General infos

    1. The Tracker Acquisition System
    2. Tracker Software on POCC
  2. Procedures to Power ON/OFF the Traker
  3. Operating the System
    1. How to Send Commands from JMDC
    2. How to send AMSWire Commands trough JMDC (JMDC Envelope)
    3. Current DSP Code and Configuration
    4. TDR DSP Codes
    5. JINFT DSP Codes
    6. Gospel of Kounine about AMSWire communication protocol
    7. New Procedure to Load DSP on TDRs and JINFs
    8. New Procedure to Set thresholds on TDRs
    9. Procedures to change the power configuration
  4. Tracker Standalone Special Procedures
    1. Calibration Permanent Flags
    2. Double-Trigger Calibration
    3. Occupancy Masking
  5. Monitoring the Tracker
    1. Temperatures Monitor
    2. Data Quality Monitor
    3. Tracker Electronics Monitor (SlowGui)
  6. Into Details
    1. Ladder Naming Convention
    2. Power On Commands Sequence
    3. (Re-)Configuration Commands Sequence
    4. Slow Control Commands Sequence

b. DEPRECATED: How to operate the Tracker Cooling System (TTCS)

  1. DEPRECATED: Procedures to power ON/OFF the TTCS
  2. DEPRECATED: How to Monitor Tracker/TTCS Temperatures
    1. AMS Monitoring Interface (AMI) -> at CERN or the local ones 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
    2. DEPRECATED: Backup Solutions
  3. DEPRECATED: Performance results in different conditions
  4. DEPRECATED: Procedures to run with AMS in horizontal position

c. Tracker Alignment Monitoring System (TAS)

  1. DEPRECATED: TAS Calibration Procedure
  2. Detailed Infos about TAS Ladders

d. Tracker Logbooks

  1. Oct '09: Tracker Cabling (SCM Configuration)
  2. Dec '09: Cosmics (SCM Configuration)
  3. Feb '10: Test Beam (SCM Configuration)
  4. Apr '10: Thermo-Vacuum Test (SCM Configuration)
  5. Jul '10: Tracker Cabling (PM Configuration)
  6. Jul '10: Cosmics (PM Configuration)
  7. Aug '10: Test Beam (PM Configuration)
  8. Aug '10: Cosmics at KSC (PM Configuration)
  9. March '11: DT scan at KSC
  10. May '11: Launch and activation


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