MDSplus yesterday, today and tomorrow

  title={MDSplus yesterday, today and tomorrow},
  author={T. W. Fredian and Joshua Stillerman and G. Manduchi and Andrea Rigoni and Keith Erickson and Tilman Schr{\"o}der},
Abstract MDSplus is a data acquisition and analysis system used worldwide predominantly in the fusion research community. Development began 31 years ago by a collaboration of software developers who were charged with providing a data acquisition system for three new fusion experiments under construction: CMOD at MIT, ZTH at LANL and RFX at Padova, Italy. The design of MDSplus combined the functionality of MDS (MIT/Model Data System developed at MIT for the Alcator and Tara fusion experiments… CONTINUE READING