|CAEN provides also for this model a Digital Pulse Processing firmware for Physics Applications. This feature allows to perform on-line processing on detector signal directly digitized. V1724 is well suited for data acquisition and processing of signals from Charge Sensitive Preamplifiers or photomultiplier and implement a digital replacement of Shaping Amplifier and Peak Sensing ADC (Multi-Channel Analyzer).|
|Package||1-unit wide VME 6U module|
8 channels (MCX 50 Ohm)
Single ended or differential
Input range: 2.25 Vpp (500 mVpp and 10 Vpp single ended customizations also available)
Programmable DAC for Offset Adjustment x channel (single ended only): ±1.125 V (±0.25 V / 5 V)
Absolute max. input voltage: 6 Vpp (for 2.25 Vpp input range version) with Vrail max. to +6V or -6V for any DAC offset value
Resolution: 14 bit
Sampling rate: 32.2 to 100 MS/s simultaneously on each channel
11.98 (64 kS Buffer)
1.09 LSB rms (64 kS Buffer, open input)
|ADC Sampling Clock generation||
Three operating modes:
- PLL mode: internal reference (50 MHz loc. oscillator)
- PLL mode: external reference on CLK_IN
- PLL Bypass mode: ext. clock on CLK_IN drives directly ADC clocks (Freq.: 32.2 ÷ 100 MHz)
CLK_IN (AMP Modu II):
- AC coupled differential input clock LVDS, ECL, PECL, LVPECL, CML (single ended NIM/TTL available by custom cable)
CLK_OUT (AMP Modu II):
- DC coupled differential LVDS clock output locked at ADC sampling clock (Freq.: 32.2 ÷ 100 MHz)
TRG_IN (NIM/TTL, Zin = 50 Ohm): external trigger input
TRG_OUT (NIM/TTL, Rt = 50 Ohm): local trigger output
S_IN (NIM/TTL, Zin = 50 Ohm): SYNC/SAMPLE/START front panel input
512 kS/ch or 4 MS/ch Multi Event Buffer
Programmable event size and pre-post trigger
Divisible into 1 ÷ 1024 buffers
- External (signal on TRG_IN)
- Software (by VMEbus or Optical Link)
- Self trigger (internal threshold self-trigger)
|Trigger Time Stamp||31-bit counter - 20 ns resolution - 21 s range|
|Multi Modules Synchronization||
Clock propagation: by Daisy chain or Fan Out
Trigger propagation: by Daisy chain or Fan Out
Time stamp synchronization
|ADC and Memory controller FPGA||One Altera Cyclone EP1C4 or EP1C20 per channel|
12 bit / 100 MHz DAC FPGA controlled output with five 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 = 125 mV)
- Analog Inspection: data stream from one channel ADC drives directly the DAC input producing on MON/Σthe channel input signal (1 Vpp)
- 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 general purpose LVDS I/Os controlled by FPGA
Busy, Data Ready, Memory full, Individual Trig-Out and other functions can be programmed
An Input Pattern from the LVDS I/Os can be associated to each trigger as an event marker
Data modes: D32, BLT32, MBLT64, CBLT32/64, 2eVME, 2eSST, Multi Cast Cycles
Transfer rate: 60 MB/s (MBLT64), 100 MB/s (2eVME), 160 MB/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
CAEN proprietary protocol, up to 80 MB/s transfer rate
Daisy chainable: it is possible to connect up to 8/32 ADC modules to a single Optical Link Controller
|Upgrade||Firmware can be upgraded via VMEbus or Optical Link|
General purpose C and LabView Libraries
Demo and Software Tools for Windows and Linux
|Firmware CONET2 Compliant|
|x724 Standard FW CONET 2 Compliant||4.1_0.12||Apr, 2013|
|Release Notes 5.02 KB - Type: .txt|
|FW Package 966.56 KB - Type: .cfa|
|Digitizer Software||CAENScope||Digitizer Software for Signal Inspection and Waveform Recording (New Version)|
|DPP Firmware/Software Tools (Digitizer)||DPP-PHA||Digital Pulse Processing for the Pulse Height Analysis (formerly DPP-TF)|
|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|
|Digitizer Software||CAEN SyncTest||Software Demo for CAEN Digitizers Synchronization|
|Digitizer Software||MC˛Analyzer||Digital MCA Data Acquisition and Analysis Software|
|WV1724GXAAAA||V1724G - 8 Ch. 14 bit 100 MS/s Digitizer: 512KS/ch, C20, SE|
|WV1724BXAAAA||DISCONTINUED | V1724B - 8 Ch. 14 bit 100 MS/s Digitizer: 4MS/ch, C4, SE|
|WV1724CXAAAA||DISCONTINUED | V1724C - 8 Ch. 14 bit 100 MS/s Digitizer: 512KS/ch, C4, DIFF|
|WV1724DXAAAA||DISCONTINUED | V1724D - 8 Ch. 14 bit 100 MS/s Digitizer: 4MS/ch, C4, DIFF|
|WV1724EXAAAA||V1724E - 8 Ch. 14 bit 100 MS/s Digitizer: 4MS/ch, C20, SE|
|WV1724FXAAAA||DISCONTINUED | V1724F - 8 Ch. 14 bit 100 MS/s Digitizer: 4MS/ch, C20, DIFF|
|WPERS0172401||724 Customization - 10Vpp Input Range, SE|
|WV1724XAAAAA||DISCONTINUED | V1724 - 8 Ch. 14 bit 100 MS/s Digitizer: 512KS/ch, C4, SE|
|WPERS0172402||724 Customization - 500mVpp Input Range, SE|
|A2818||PCI CONET Controller|
|VME8010||7U 21 Slot VME64 Low Cost Crate|
|VME8002||5U 9 Slot VME64 Mini Crate|
|VME8100||8U 21 Slot VME64/64X Enhanced Crate Series|
|VME8011||7U 21 Slot VME64 Low Cost Crate|
|A3818||PCI Express CONET2 Controller|
|VME8001||1U 2 Slot VME64 Mini Crate|
|CAENScope||Digitizer Software for Signal Inspection and Waveform Recording (New Version)|
|DPP-PHA||Digital Pulse Processing for the Pulse Height Analysis (formerly DPP-TF)|
|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|
|VME8004B||2U 4 Slot VME64 Mini Crate|
|NV8020A||7U CRATE VME/NIM 8 slot VME64 365W, 5 slot NIM 150W|
|CAEN SyncTest||Software Demo for CAEN Digitizers Synchronization|
|MC˛Analyzer||Digital MCA Data Acquisition and Analysis Software|
|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|
|V1724 & VX1724 User Manual||11 March, 2015|
|V1724 & VX1724 User Manual Release Notes||11 March, 2015|
|V1724 & VX1724 Registers Description||11 March, 2015|
|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|
|The aim of this application note is to show the principles of operation and the results obtained in high resolution gamma spectroscopy using CAEN Digital Pulse Height Analyser, a dedicated system based on 724 digitizers and DPP-PHA firmware. AN2508 - CAEN Digital Pulse Height Analyser a digital approach to Radiation Spectroscopy||05 September, 2011|
|This Application Note shows how to synchronize two or more homogeneous CAEN digitizers in a multi-board acquisition system. This document briefly shows three example of hardware configuration and their relative features. The technical procedures including software implementation and hardware connection is described more extensively in the Application Note AN2086 AN2862 - Synchronization of CAEN Digitizers in Multiple Board Acquisition Systems: Concise Review||9 May, 2013|
|This Application Note shows how to synchronize two or more homogeneous CAEN digitizers in a multi-board acquisition system. We describe the steps needed to synchronize a simple system, composed by two V1720 in three different hardware set-up which can be easily generalized to more complex cases. AN2086 - Synchronization of CAEN Digitizers in Multiple Board Acquisition Systems||9 May, 2013|
|Slide Presentations||Last Update|
|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 CAENScope (CAEN Digitizer Oscilloscope Tool) in few steps. GD2484 - CAENScope QuickStart Guide||30 September, 2011|
|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 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||23 September, 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|
|Neutron depth profiling (NDP) is a mature, non destructive technique used to characterize the concentration of certain light isotopes in a material as a function of depth by measuring the residual energy of charged particles in neutron induced reactions.In this work, we describe a new NDP instrument design with higher detection efficiency by way of spectrum summing across multiple detectors. The instrument uses a V1724 digitizer running DPP-PHA firmware. Published by the American Institute of Physics.http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4732168 AR2592 - A multi-detector, digitizer based neutron depth profiling device for characterizing thin film materials||6 July, 2012|
|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 724 is a family of 14-bit, 100 MS/s Flash ADC Waveform Digitizers. It is available in three form factors: VME (8 input channels), NIM (4 or 2 input channels) and Desktop (4 or 2 input channels). x724 digitizers can run a Digital Pulse Processing firmware for Physics Applications: DPP-PHA Digital Pulse Processing for Pulse Height Analysis. DS3155 - 724 Digitizer Family (8/4/2 Channel 14-bit 100 MS/s Digitizer) Data Sheet||20 May, 2016|
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