RT2016 is an interdisciplinary conference on realtime data acquisition and computing applications in the physical sciences. These applications include
- High energy physics
- Nuclear physics
- Astrophysics and astroparticle physics
- Nuclear fusion
- Medical physics
- Space instrumentation
- Nuclear power instrumentation
- Realtime security and safety
- General Radiation Instrumentation
Specific topics include (but are certainly not limited to) the list shown below.
Emerging Technologies / Feedback on ExperienceETFE
Hardware, software, tools, and techniques / Lessons learned from successes and failures.
Standard such as ACTA/μTCA
Readout data paths and system architectures as well as conceptual design for future instruments (machines and detectors)
Real Time Safety and SecurityRTSS
For small and large instruments
Improvement of existing large and small systems.
Control, Monitoring,Test and Real Time Diagnostics SystemsCMTS
For small and large instruments.
As applied to the physical sciences.
Real Time System Architectures and Intelligent Signal ProcessingRTA
Includes system architectures dealing with realtime data acquisition, extraction, compression, intelligent signal processing and storage applied to the physical sciences.
Fast Data Transfer Links and NetworksFDTL
Includes every data transfer protocol from local data transfer up to global fast networks with their associated hardware (routers, switches, etc.)
Front End Electronics and Fast DigitizersFEFD
Ultra-fast ADCs, TDCs and Switched Capacitor Arrays in the GHz range and their applications.
Processing farms for high level trigger and online selection.
Real Time SimulationRTS
Simulation of real time DAQ