Technology Department

Electronics and Controls (EC)

The EC Section is responsible for the design, development, construction, installation, exploitation and maintenance of equipment-level control systems for all equipment under the responsibility of the ABT group, comprising electronics hardware for high precision fast pulsed timing, high-reliability triggering systems, analog waveform acquisition and analysis, servo positioning systems, control of slow processes, analog fast control, power electronics, high voltage charging power supplies, thyratron heater power supplies, DC power supplies for electrostatic septa, as well as equipment-level software, diagnostics tools and specialist application programs for commissioning, maintenance and piquet/expert interventions.