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ArbStudio Arbitrary Waveform Generators


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ArbStudio Arbitrary Waveform Generators

  1. 1. ArbStudio Arbitrary Waveform Generators <ul><li>Source: LeCroy </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To introduce ArbStudio Arbitrary Waveform Generators </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Outline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arbitrary Waveform Generator (AWG) Basics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overview of ArbStudio AWGs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ArbStudio software overview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different functions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Product line </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11 pages </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Arbitrary Waveform Generator (AWG) Basics <ul><li>Standard functions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Including the sine, square, pulse, triangle, and ramp waveforms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advanced functions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Including multi-tone, AM/FM, cardiac, haversine, sinc pulse, Gaussian pulse, Lorentz pulse, noise and others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Arbitrary waveforms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Point-by-point user-defined waveform synthesis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Waveform sequences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing a mechanism to piece together standard or arbitrary waveforms in stages to create user-defined compound waveforms. </li></ul></ul>An arbitrary waveform generator (AWG) is sophisticated signal generator which allows the user to generate arbitrary waveforms.
  4. 4. ArbStudio AWGs <ul><li>125 MHz bandwidth </li></ul><ul><li>1 GS/s maximum sample rate </li></ul><ul><li>Long memory – 2 Mpts/Ch </li></ul><ul><li>16-bit resolution </li></ul><ul><li>2 and 4 channel models </li></ul><ul><li>Arbitrary and Direct Digital Synthesis (DDS) modes </li></ul><ul><li>Digital pattern generator </li></ul><ul><li>PWM mode </li></ul><ul><li>Sweep and burst modes </li></ul><ul><li>Modulation – AM, FM, PM, ASK, SK, PSK </li></ul>
  5. 5. Front Panel <ul><li>Digital Probe Connector A / B </li></ul><ul><li>EXT CLK for external clock </li></ul><ul><li>Trigger for trigger in and out </li></ul><ul><li>Analog outputs </li></ul><ul><li>Status LED for power status indication </li></ul><ul><li>Power-ON LED </li></ul>
  6. 6. Powerful, Intuitive Software Interface <ul><li>1 – Menu Bar </li></ul><ul><li>2 – Toolbar </li></ul><ul><li>3 – Editing Area </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a: Waveform List </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b: Waveform Sequencer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C: Waveform Display </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4 – Channel Controls </li></ul><ul><li>5 – Editing Area Tag </li></ul><ul><li>6 – Channel Status </li></ul><ul><li>7 – Status Bar </li></ul>a b c
  7. 7. Arbitrary/DDS Mode <ul><li>Arbitrary mode generates a standard or amplitude modulated waveform. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple and instantaneous control of frequency and amplitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Able to create standard and custom waveforms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Waveform sequencing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No signal jitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited sweep capability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More complex to use </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DDS mode generates a frequency or phase modulated signal. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High accuracy and stability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital modulation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No Sequencing Capability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No External ARB clock </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Digital Pattern Generator <ul><li>ArbStudio can be configured to work as a powerful Digital Pattern Generator. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emulating standard serial or parallel bus transitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emulating custom digital interfaces for system debugging and characterization. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>As a Digital Pattern Generator‐Sampler ArbStudio provides: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>36/18 Channels @ 125 MHz with Per Bit Direction (up to 288 Digital I/O with Expansion Bus) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Million Vectors in Generation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Million samples in Acquisition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Waveform Sequencer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>31 Levels Programmable Event Detector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Bank Programmable I/O Levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-device synchronization with Expansion Bus </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) <ul><li>The PWM Generator consists of three main elements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Pulse Definition Area - Provides access to pulse waveform parameters. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Duty Cycle Modulation Area - Where you can define the modulation law changing the modulating shape of the duty cycle and its parameters. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Control Area - Provides access to channel selection, device setup, and where you can start/stop the instrument channels. </li></ul></ul>1 2 3
  10. 10. ArbStudio Product Line Amplitude Modulation, Phase/Frequency Modulation, PWM Modulation 16-bit Resolution 1 GS/s (4x interpolation) Max Interpolated Sample Rate Single, Continuous, Stepped (Arbitrary only), Burst Run Mode Sine, Cosine, Triangle, Rectangle, Sawtooth, Ramp, Pulse, Sinc, Exponential, Sweep, DC, Noise, From File, Arbitrary Waveforms 18 / 36 Channels N/A 18 Channels N/A Digital Pattern Generator 4 4 2 2 No. of Channels ArbStudio 1104D ArbStudio 1104 ArbStudio 1102D ArbStudio 1102
  11. 11. Additional Resource <ul><li>For ordering ArbStudio AWGs, please click the part list or </li></ul><ul><li>Call our sales hotline </li></ul><ul><li>For more product information go to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visit element14 to post your question </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For additional inquires contact our technical service hotline or even use our “Live Technical Chat” online facility </li></ul>