70 GSa/s Arbitrary Waveform Generator

At a glance

  • Freely programmable arbitrary waveform generator for up to 70 GSa/s and 6 bit resolution
  • Two time-interleaved 35 GSa/s DACs

Features

  • Sampling rate up to 70 GSa/s
  • 18 GHz analogue bandwidth
  • High output power > 14 dBm
  • 2 x 2.7 million samples with 6 bit resolution free programmable
  • Precoding and preemphasis included in software
  • Differential output
  • Optimized waveform synthesis for TI-DAC

Applications

  • Generation of wideband signals up to 50 Gbaud
  • OFDM/DMT signal generation
  • Generation of higher order modulation formats
  • Nyquist pulse shaping for rectangular spectrum generation
  • Flexible test and measurement

Specifications

Sampling rate

  • 16 - 70 GSa/s in time-interleaved mode
  • 8 - 35 GSa/s in dual channel mode (option)

Waveform Memory

  • 5.505.024 samples in time-interleaved mode 
  • 2 x 2.752.512 samples with 6 bit resolution in dual channel mode
  • Full control via MATLAB or LabVIEW

Output Amplitude

  • > 14 dBm, set by software
  • Integrated amplifier

Clock

  • External clock required for best signal performance

Marker

  • Up to 8 marker outputs (option)