PICMG has worked closely with the major labs worldwide to address the needs of the Physics/Research markets. For High Energy Physics, including LLRF, synchrotron colliders, free electron & LASER systems, MicroTCA and AdvancedTCA have special precision timing and I/O provisions. The includes MicroTCA.4 and AdvancedTCA’s PICMG 3.7. With up to 99.99999% uptime, full redundancy and failover, and hot-swappability, these systems are among the highest reliability in the world.
(Photo courtesy of DESY. Copyright Dirk Noelle.)