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NSCL Data Acquisition Documentation

What is NSCLDAQ?

NSCLDAQ is a software suite that provides a flexible and extensible framework for handling the data flow produced by nuclear physics experiments. It aims to solve the top-level problem of managing the data stream by breaking it down into smaller problems solved by smaller applications. It therefore is a collection of tools that can be assembled into more complicated applications. This approach enables NSCLDAQ to be a modular system capable of tackling a wide range of experimental setups, from small calibration setups to merging multiple independent data acquisitions into unified systems.

As you can imagine, NSCLDAQ is a large package with many utilities. Indeed a lot of time has been spent documenting its capabilities. For more details, please continue reading the user's guide of the NSCLDAQ 11.0 comprehensive documentation. That should get your feet wet.

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