Chapter 2 - Running the Beamline

The majority of beamline operations are controlled through the MBC User menu.

  • right-click the Desktop
  • choose Konsole
  • type: user
  • The MBC User menu loads
Figure 2.1: MBC USER

The Acquisition submenu has four tools for data collection: Data Acquisition Monitor, Filters, BLU-ICE, and Tune Optimize. Figure 2.2 shows a remote desktop session with all four tools. Each section of this chapter is dedicated to one of the tools, with sections ordered as they appear in the Acquisition submenu. The Center Widget, which is also shown in Figure 2.2, is opened by typing center in a new Konsole and is addressed in subsection of BLU-ICE.

Figure 2.2: Remote Session