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MIDAS has been created by Stefan Ritt at Paul Sherrer Institute in Aargau, Switzerland in the early 1990s in collaboration with Pierre-Andre Amaudruz from Triumf in Vancouver, Canada. Since then a collective participate to the improvment of this DAQ software package in particular Konstantin Olchanski, Suzannah Daviel from Triumf and ... PSI

Where this system is used

Midas is used across all the continents for a simple setup on the lab workbench to a full blown intermediate physics experiments such as muon decay MEG, neutrino oscillation T2K, trapping antihydrogen atoms ALPHA or dark matter search DEAP.

A none exhaustive list of experiments can be found here.

Current state of development

This section list the latest news about Midas code management and development.

  • July 2013 : Stefan visit at Triumf
    • We moved the Midas code from a local SVN repository to BitBucket cloud based GIT repository Midas
    • Moving towards JSON, JSON-P for custom Midas web page development (more later).
    • mhttpd: added hidding equipments option