|CAEN provides also for this model two Digital Pulse Processing firmware for Physics Applications:|
|Package||1-unit wide VME64X 6U module|
8 channels, single-ended (SE) or differential
Input range: 1 Vpp (default); 0.2 Vpp (on request)
Programmable DAC for Offset Adjustment x ch. (SE only); adjustment range: ±0.5 V @ 1 Vpp, ±0.1 V @ 0.2 Vpp
|Digital Conversion||Resolution: 10 bit; Sampling rate: 200 MS/s to 1 GS/s (2 GS/s in DES mode) simultaneously on each channel; multi board synchronization (one board can act as clock master).External Gate Clock capability (NIM/TTL) for burst or single sampling mode.|
|ADC Sampling Clock generation||Three operating modes:- PLL mode - internal reference (50 MHz loc. oscillator).- PLL mode - external reference on CLK_IN (±100ppm tolerance).- PLL Bypass mode: Ext. clock on CLK_IN drives directly ADC clocks (Freq.: 200 MS/s to 1 GS/s).|
|CLK_IN||AC coupled differential input clock LVDS, ECL, PECL, LVPECL, CML (single ended NIM/TTL available by custom cable).|
|CLK_OUT||DC coupled differential LVDS output clock, locked to ADC sampling clock. Freq.: 10 ÷ 500MHz.|
|Memory Buffer||1.835 MS/ch (3.6 MS/ch in DES mode) or 14.4 MS/ch (28.8 MS/ch in DES mode) Multi Event Buffer with independent read and write access. Programmable event size and pre-post trigger. Divisible into 1 ÷ 1024 buffers.|
|Trigger||Common External TRGIN (NIM or TTL) and VME CommandIndividual channel autotrigger (time over/under threshold)TRGOUT (NIM or TTL) for the trigger propagation to other boards.|
|Trigger Time Stamp||31-bit counter - 16 ns resolution - 17 s range|
|ADC and Memory controller FPGA||Four Altera Cyclone EP3C16 (one FPGA serves 2 channels)|
|Optical Link||Data readout and slow control with transfer rate up to 80 MB/s, to be used instead of VME bus. Daisy chainable: one A2818 PCI card can control and read eight boards in a chain.|
D32, BLT32, MBLT64, CBLT32/64, 2eVME, 2eSST, Multi Cast CyclesTransfer rate: 60MB/s (MBLT64), 100MB/s (2eVME), 160MB/s (2eSST).
Sequential and random access to the data of the Multi Event Buffer. The Chained readout allows to read one event from all the boards in a VME crate with a BLT access.
|Upgrade||VX1751 firmware can be upgraded via VME or Optical Link|
|Software||General purpose C Libraries and Demo Programs (CAENScope).|
12bit / 125MHz DAC FPGA controlled output, four operating modes:
Test Waveform: 1 Vpp test ramp generator
Majority: MON/Σ output signal is proportional to the number of channels (enabled) under/over threshold (1 step = 125mV)
Buffer Occupancy: MON/Σ output signal is proportional to the Multi Event Buffer Occupancy
Voltage level: MON/Σ output signal is a programmable voltage level
16 gen. purpose LVDS I/O controlled by FPGA
Busy, Data Ready, Memory full, Individual Trig-Out and other function can be programmed.
An Input Pattern from the LVDS I/O can be associated to each trigger as an event marker.
Single ended: MCX
Differential: Tyco MODU II
|Ventilation Requirements||VX1751 cannot be operated with CAEN crates VME8001/8002 (weak cooling air flow).|
|Power Requirements||6.5 A (Typ.) @ +5V; 200 mA (Typ.) @ +12V; 300 mA (Typ.) @ -12V|
|Firmware CONET2 Compliant|
|x751 Standard FW CONET 2 Compliant||4.1_0.5||Jul, 2013|
|Release Notes 5.8 KB - Type: .txt|
|FW Package 826.24 KB - Type: .cfa|
|Digitizer Software||CAENScope||Digitizer Software for Signal Inspection and Waveform Recording (New Version)|
|Digitizer Software||CAEN WaveDump||CAEN Digitizer readout application|
|Digitizer Software||CAENDigitizer Library||Library of functions for CAEN Digitizers high level management|
|Digitizer Software||CAENUpgrader||Firmware Upgrade Tool for Front-end Boards Bridges & VME Power Supply|
|DPP Firmware/Software Tools (Digitizer)||DPP-PSD||Digital Pulse Processing for the Pulse Shape Discrimination|
|DPP Firmware/Software Tools (Digitizer)||DPP-ZLEplus||Digital Pulse Processing for the Zero Length Encoding|
|WVX1751BXAAA||DISCONTINUED | VX1751B - 4/8 Ch. 10 bit 2/1 GS/s Digitizer: 3.6/1.8MS/ch, EP3C16, DIFF|
|WVX1751XAAAA||VX1751 - 4/8 Ch. 10 bit 2/1 GS/s Digitizer: 3.6/1.8MS/ch, EP3C16, SE|
|WVX1751CXAAA||VX1751C - 4/8 Ch. 10 bit 2/1 GS/s Digitizer: 28.8/14.4MS/ch, EP3C16, SE|
|WPERS0175102||x751 Customization - 200mVpp Input Range, SE|
|A2818||PCI CONET Controller|
|VME8010||7U 21 Slot VME64 Low Cost Crate|
|VME8100||8U 21 Slot VME64/64X Enhanced Crate Series|
|VME8011||7U 21 Slot VME64 Low Cost Crate|
|A3818||PCI Express CONET2 Controller|
|CAENScope||Digitizer Software for Signal Inspection and Waveform Recording (New Version)|
|CAEN WaveDump||CAEN Digitizer readout application|
|CAENDigitizer Library||Library of functions for CAEN Digitizers high level management|
|VME8200||9U 21Slot VME64X Enhanced Crate series|
|CAENUpgrader||Firmware Upgrade Tool for Front-end Boards Bridges & VME Power Supply|
|DPP-PSD||Digital Pulse Processing for the Pulse Shape Discrimination|
|DPP-ZLEplus||Digital Pulse Processing for the Zero Length Encoding|
|VME8004B||2U 4 Slot VME64 Mini Crate|
|NV8020A||7U CRATE VME/NIM 8 slot VME64 365W, 5 slot NIM 150W|
|A2818||PCI CONET Controller|
|A654||Single Channel MCX to LEMO Cable Adapter|
|A3818||PCI Express CONET2 Controller|
|A659||Single Channel MCX to BNC Cable Adapter|
|AI2700||Optical Fiber Series|
|A317||Clock Distribution Cable|
|A318||SE to Differential Clock Cable Adapter|
|V1751 & VX1751 User Manual||12 November, 2015|
|V1751 & VX1751 User Manual Release Notes||12 November, 2015|
|V1751 Registers Description||29 April, 2013|
|Application Notes||Last Update|
|In this application note we describe how to upgrade the firmware of CAEN products with optical link to migrate from CONET1 to CONET2 protocol AN2472 - CONET1 to CONET2 migration||27 May, 2011|
|In this application note, we describe the capability of the Digitizer series x720 (12 bit, 250MS/s) to perform neutron-gamma discrimination based upon the digital pulse shape analysis. The digitizer runs the preliminary version of the DPP-PSD firmware for the digital charge integration and neutron-gamma discrimination. AN2506 - Digital Gamma Neutron discrimination with Liquid Scintillators||19 November, 2011|
|The aim of this application note is to show the characterization of a fast neutron beam at ISIS facility, using bi-parametric data acquisition (time of flight and pulse height). In the test presented here, a Single-crystal Diamond Detector (SDD) was coupled to a fast CAEN digitizer (model DT5751 - 2/4 Channel 10 bit 2/1 GS/s). AN2770 - Digital ToF Measurements of Fast Neutrons in a Spallation Neutron Source||11 October, 2012|
|In this application note, Pulse Shape Discrimination between neutrons and gamma rays in liquid scintillators is studied by using DPP-PSD firmware running on CAEN digitizers. The dependence of the Figure of Merit on the digitizer sampling rate and resolution is experimentally determined. Based on "Pulse shape discrimination with fast digitizers", L. Stevanato et al, NIMA 748 (2014) 33-38, DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2014.02.032 AN3250 - Pulse Shape Discrimination with different CAEN digitizers running DPP-PSD firmware||13 July 2014|
|In this note we focus our attention on the techniques for time measurement using waveform Digitizer. It describes one of the algorithms typically used for this measurements, it implementation and their performances, which are obtained in some benchmark tests. This note shows that Digitizers are capable to measure time stamps with higher accuracy (few ps resolution) compared to commercial analog solution composed by CFD and TDC modules. AN3251 - Time Measurements with CAEN Waveform Digitizers||February, 2015|
|Slide Presentations||Last Update|
|Slides presented by Dr. SZELC, Andrzej (Yale University) at TIPP 2011 - Technology and Instrumentation in Particle Physics 2011 held at Chicago, USA on 10 June 2011. V1751 digitizer was extensively used in real experimental conditions to test its usefulness for possible future uses and to compare it with a state of the art digital oscilloscope. SP2609 - Test of a new Fast Waveform Digitizer for PMT signal read-out from liquid Argon Dark Matter detectors||10 June 2011|
|SP5148 - Digital systems for Multi-Parametric analysis in Physics Applications (India - March 2016)||March, 2016|
|This QuickStart Guide contains the basic information and commands that will let you use WaveDump in few steps. WaveDump is a C based console application that can control any model of CAEN digitizer and it must be considered as a starting point in order to create an own acquisition software: it is an example of the use of the CAENDigitizer library. GD2483 - WaveDump QuickStart Guide||07 June, 2012|
|This QuickStart Guide contains the basic information and commands that will let you use CAENScope (CAEN Digitizer Oscilloscope Tool) in few steps. GD2484 - CAENScope QuickStart Guide||30 September, 2011|
|This QuickStart Guide contains the basic information and examples that will let you use CAENUpgrader in few steps. CAENUpgrader is a software with a C based console application and a Java Graphical User Interface. It reunites all the functions included in cvUpgrade, CAENBridgeUpgrade and PLLConfig programs. GD2512 - CAENUpgrader QuickStart Guide||18 May, 2014|
|This guide wants to provide detailed instructions on how to make coincidences with CAEN digitizers series 720, 750 and 724 equipped with Digital Pulse Processing (DPP) firmware. GD2827 - How to make coincidences with CAEN digitizers||04 July, 2016|
|This QuickStart Guide contains the basic information and guidelines that will let you use DeskBoot program in few steps. DeskBoot is a C-based software utility managing the boot of the firmware for CAEN's NIM and Desktop digitizers (including the DT5780 Digital Multi Channel Analyzer). GD2812 - DeskBoot QuickStart Guide||12 June, 2013|
|2016-2017 Catalog Modular Pulse Processing Electronics / Waveform Digitizers CAEN Digitizers are platform independent instruments housing high speed (up to 5 GS/s) multichannel flash ADC, with local memory and FPGA for Digital Pulse Processing. Available in VME, NIM, Desktop. Up tp 14-bit resolution, 1 to 64 channels, programmable PLL, VME64X, Optical Link and USB 2.0 interfaces, Software Tools for Windows and Linux, Memory buffer: up to 57MS/ch (max. 1024 events), Firmware and Software for Digital Pulse Processing (DPP) and Waveform Recording 2016-2017 Product Catalog Section 03a - Modular Pulse Processing Electronics / Waveform Digitizers||March 2016|
|Brochures, Flyers||Last Update|
|This brochure describes the CAEN Digitizer Family: instruments housing high speed (up to 5 GS/s) multichannel flash ADC, with local memory and FPGA for Digital Pulse Processing. VME, NIM, and Desktop form factors. Up tp 14 bit resolution, from 1 to 64 channels, programmable PLL. VME64X, Optical Link and USB 2.0 interfaces. Software Tools for Windows and Linux.(ADOCUME00084) BF2585 - Digitizer & DPP Family Flyer||March, 2016|
|Scientific Articles||Last Update|
|V1751 10 bit 2/1 GS/s Digitizer digitizer provides a very good (relatively low-cost) solution for data acquisition in Dark Matter searches using PMTs to detect scintillation light in liquid argon. arXiv:1203.1371v2 [astro-ph.IM] Published in Journal of Instrumentation DOI: 10.1088/1748-0221/7/07/P07003 AR2614 - Tests of PMT Signal Read-out in a Liquid Argon Dark Matter Detector with a New Fast Waveform Digitizer||02 July, 2012|
|The performance of a single crystal diamond (4.7x4.7x0.5mm3 active volume) detector was tested in the ISIS pulsed neutron beam using biparametric (time of flight and pulse height) data acquisition. The potential use of this detector is discussed in relation to the ChipIr neutron beam line for fast neutron irradiation of electronic components at the ISIS spallation source. In the tests presented, two larger SDDs were coupled to a fast waveform digitizer from CAEN suitable for off-line biparametric analysis. Journal of Instrumentation 7 C05015, doi:10.1088/1748-0221/7/05/C05015 AR2593 - Diamond detectors for fast neutron measurements at pulsed spallation sources||28 May, 2012|
|The performance of a CAEN DT5751 digitiser for nuclear safeguards and security applications is discussed. The pulse shape processing firmware embedded in the digitiser was tested with a EJ-309 liquid scintillator, exposed to gamma and neutron radiation from radioactive sources and from a Van de Graaff and cyclotron-based accelerator. PAEPEN Jan, et al. JRC Scientific and Policy Report (2013), European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements, JRC Publication N°: JRC87790, DOI: 10.2787/87780, ISBN: 978-92-79-35403-8. AR3184 - Use of a CAEN digitiser for nuclear safeguards and security applications with a scintillator detector- JRC Scientific and Policy Report||2013|
|This paper presents a system devised to separate neutron and gamma ray pulses through pulse shape discrimination (PSD) using liquid scintillators and SiPM technology. The raw SiPM pulses are processed using CAEN digitizer (V1730 and V1751). Pulses were processed either through the on-board Digital Pulse Processing (DPP) PSD algorithms, allowing the digitisers Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) to perform the charge integration, or the waveform was simply recorded for post-processing with external, in-house analysis software. M P Taggart et al 2016 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 763 012007 - DOI:10.1088/1742-6596/763/1/012007 AR5553 - Neutron-gamma discrimination via PSD plastic scintillator and SiPMs||11 May, 2016|
|White Paper||Last Update|
|This White Paper explains the possibilities offered by Digital Pulse Processing algorithms in Nuclear Physics applications: Pulse Triggering and Timing Filters, Pulse Height Analysis (DPP-PHA - Digital MCA), Charge Integration (DPP-CI - Digital QDC), Pulse Shape Discrimination (DPP-PSD - Neutron/gamma Discrimination), Time measurements. WP2081 - Digital Pulse Processing in Nuclear Physics||26 August, 2011|
|Data Sheet||Last Update|
|The 751 is a family of 10-bit, 1 GS/s Flash ADC Waveform Digitizers. It can work also as a 10 bit, 2 GS/s Flash ADC Waveform Digitizers when operating in Dual Edge Sampling (DES) mode, interleaving pairs of input channels. It is available in three form factors: VME equipped with 8 input channels (4 in DES mode), NIM and Desktop equipped with 4 input channels (2 in DES mode). x751 digitizers can run two Digital Pulse Processing firmware for Physics Applications: DPP-PSD. DPP-ZLEplus. DS3157 - 751 Digitizer Family (8-4/4-2 Channel 10-bit 1-2 GS/s Digitizer) Data Sheet||20 May, 2016|
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