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2020-09-24 - Colloque/Présentation - communication orale - Anglais - 17 page(s)

Quenon Alexandre , "R testbench" in 6th International Conference on Sensors and Electronic Instrumentation Advances (SEIA' 2020), Porto, Portugal, 2020

  • Codes CREF : Semi-conducteurs (DI2512), Instrumentation (DI2581), Logiciel d'application (DI2574), Mesures électriques (DI2430)
  • Unités de recherche UMONS : Electronique et Microélectronique (F109)
  • Instituts UMONS : Institut de Recherche en Technologies de l’Information et Sciences de l’Informatique (InforTech)
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Abstract(s) :

(Anglais) Applications involving nuclear materials require instruments remote control and electronic test bench automation. Software solutions exist but are either proprietary or low-level programming. In this paper, a high-level open-source software solution, R-testbench, is presented. It is a Python package that allows to manage and control instruments remotely and to fetch data for saving and post-processing. The communication with instruments is built on the well-known and reliable Virtual Instrument Software Architecture (VISA) standard. The main advantages of the proposed solution are the high-level interface and the automatic instrument recognition, which facilitate the user experience. The Python package has been validated by unit tests and by application to a real use case involving experiments with nuclear materials.

Identifiants :
  • FNRS : 33678493

Mots-clés :
  • (Anglais) automation
  • (Anglais) python
  • (Anglais) VISA
  • (Anglais) remote control
  • (Anglais) open source
  • (Anglais) instrumentation
  • (Anglais) software
  • (Anglais) test bench