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AMS-02 Computing and Ground Data Handling

Presented at Interlaken (Switzerland), 27 Sept. - 1 Oct. 2004
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  • CHEP; 14
Publication date2005
Abstract

AMS (Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer) is a space-born experiment to search for dark matter and antimatter. The AMS detector had a precursor flight in 1998 (STS91, June 2-12, 1998). The final detector (AMS-02) will be installed on the International Space Station (ISS) in the beginning of 2008 for at least three consecutive years [1]. This paper gives an overview of the AMS Ground Data Handling System emphasizing the distributed data processing based on a client/server approach. We also present several data transfer tests that have been made between CERN (Geneva, Switzerland) and AMS remote centers in Europe, USA and Asia.

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  • Computing and Computers
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CHOUTKO, V., KLIMENTOV, A., POHL, Martin. AMS-02 Computing and Ground Data Handling. In: 14th International Conference on Computing in High-Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP 2004. Interlaken (Switzerland). [s.l.] : [s.n.], 2005. p. 1070–1073. (CHEP) doi: 10.5170/CERN-2005-002.1070
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