Blu-Ice and Distributed Control System (DCS)

Entered: Thu Apr 14 2016

Operating systems: Irix; Linux; MacOS; VMS; MS Windows

Type: Source

Languages: C; C++; Tcl/Tk

Distribution: Free

Application fields: Biology; Instrumentation

Bibliography: McPhillips, T.M., McPhillips, S.E., Chiu, H.-J., Cohen, A.E., Deacon, A.M., Ellis, P.J., Garman, E., Gonzalez, A., Sauter, N.K., Phizackerley, R.P., Soltis, S.M. & P. Kuhn, P. (2002). J. Synchrotron Rad. 9, 401-406

Description: The Blu-Ice and Distributed Control System (DCS) software packages were developed to provide unified control over the disparate hardware resources available at a macromolecular crystallography beamline. Blu-Ice is a user interface that provides scientific experimenters and beamline support staff with intuitive graphical tools for collecting diffraction data and configuring beamlines for experiments.

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Last updated: 14 Apr 2016