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DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2016.8069895

UFO — a scalable platform for high-speed synchrotron X-ray imaging

Kopmann, Andreas; Chilingaryan, Suren; Vogelgesang, Matthias; Dritschler, Timo; Shkarin, Andrey; Shkarin, Roman; dos Santos Rolo, Tomy; Farago, Tomas; van de Kamp, Thomas; Balzer, Matthias; Caselle, Michele; Weber, Marc

Abstract (englisch):
New imaging stations aim for high spatial and temporal resolution and are characterized by ever increasing sampling rates and demanding data processing workflows. Key to successful imaging experiments is to open up high-performance computing resources. This includes carefully selected components for computing hardware and development of advanced imaging algorithms optimized for efficient use of parallel processor architectures. We present the novel UFO computing platform for online data processing for imaging experiments and image-based feedback. The platform handles the full data life cycle from the X-ray detector to long-term data archives. Core components of this system are an FPGA platform for ultra-fast data acquisition, the GPU-based UFO image processing framework, and the fast control system “Concert”. Reconstruction algorithms implemented in the UFO framework are optimized for the latest GPU architectures and provide a reconstruction throughput in the GB/s-range. The control system “Concert” integrates high-speed computing nodes and fast beamline devices and thus enables image-based control loops and advanced workflow automa ... mehr


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Prozessdatenverarbeitung und Elektronik (IPE)
Institut für Photonenforschung und Synchrotronstrahlung (IPS)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Jahr 2016
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISBN: 978-1-5090-1642-6
KITopen ID: 1000083259
HGF-Programm 54.02.02; LK 01
Erschienen in 2016 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Medical Imaging Conference and Room-Temperature Semiconductor Detector Workshop (NSS/MIC/RTSD), Strasbourg, France, 29 October–6 November 2016
Verlag IEEE, Piscataway (NJ)
Seiten 1–5
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