|CAEN provides also for this model two Digital Pulse Processing firmware for Physics Applications:|
Desktop module:154x50x164 mm3 (WxHxD)
Weight: 680 gr
2/4 channels (MCX 50 Ohm)
Input range: 1 Vpp (default); 0.2 Vpp (on request)
Bandwidth: 500 MHz
Programmable DAC for Offset Adjustment x channel: Programmable DAC for Offset Adjustment x channel; adjustment range: ±0.5 V @ 1 Vpp, ±0.1 V @ 0.2 Vpp
Resolution: 10 bit
Sampling rate: 200 MS/s to 1 GS/s (2 GS/s in DES mode) simultaneously on each channel
|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 (AMP Modu II):
- AC coupled differential input clock LVDS, ECL, PECL, LVPECL, CML(single ended NIM/TTL available by custom cable)
TRG_IN (LEMO 50 Ohm, NIM/TTL)
GPI/GPO (LEMO 50 Ohm, NIM/TTL)
1.835 MS/ch (3.6 MS/ch in DES mode) Multi Event Buffer
Programmable event size and pre-post trigger
Divisible into 1 ÷ 1024 buffers
Readout of Frozen buffer independent from write operations in the active buffer (ADC data storage)
- External (signal on TRG_IN)
- Self trigger (internal threshold self-trigger)
Daisy chain trigger propagation among boards (using GPO)
|Trigger Time Stamp||31-bit counter - 16 ns resolution - 17 s range|
|Multi Modules Synchronization||
Clock distribution: by Fan Out
Trigger distribution: by Daisy chain or Fan Out
Time stamp synchronization
|ADC and Memory controller FPGA||One Altera Cyclone III EP3C16 per channel|
Up to 30 MB/s transfer rate
|Upgrade||Firmware can be upgraded via Optical Link or USB interface|
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 (Mod. A2818/A3818)
|Software||General purpose C and LabView LibrariesDemo and Software Tools for Windows and Linux|
|Electrical Power||Voltage range: 12 ± 10% Vdc. Power consumption (typ.): 1.8A @12V|
|DT57xx-N67xx-DT55xx Win32 USB Driver(a)||3.4.9||July, 2016||7/8/8.1/10 (32-bit)|
|Drivers 32.5 KB - Type: .zip|
|DT57xx-N67xx-DT55xx Win64 USB driver||3.4.9||July, 2016||8.1/10 (64-bit)|
|Drivers 34.61 KB - Type: .zip|
|DT57xx-N67xx-DT55xx Win7_8_x64 USB driver||3.4.9||July, 2016||7/8 (64-bit)|
|Drivers 35.67 KB - Type: .zip|
|DT57xx-N67xx-DT55xx-V1718-N957 Linux USB Driver||1.5.1||August, 2015|
|Release Notes 4.14 KB - Type: .txt|
|Drivers (Linux kernel 2.6 - 3.x) 8.24 KB - Type: .tgz|
|Firmware CONET2 Compliant|
|x751 DPP-PSD FW (Trial version)||4.11_132.8||October, 2016|
|FW Package 1.9 MB - Type: .cfa|
|Release Notes 4.48 KB - Type: .txt|
|x751 DPP-PSD FW - 32Mb FLASH (Trial version)(*)||4.12_132.33||January, 2017|
|Release Notes 5.34 KB - Type: .txt|
|FW Package 1.02 MB - Type: .cfa|
|x751 DPP-ZLEplus FW (Trial version)||4.2_133.03||March, 2014|
|FW Package 881.58 KB - Type: .cfa|
|x751 Waveform Recording FW||4.1_0.5||July, 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|
|Digitizer Firmware||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|
|Digitizer Software||CAEN DeskBoot||Firmware Boot Controller for Front-End NIM and Desktop Digitizers|
|WDT5751XAAAA||DT5751 - 2/4 Ch. 10 bit 2/1 GS/s Digitizer: 3.6/1.8MS/ch, EP3C16, SE|
|WPERS0175102||x751 Customization - 200mVpp Input Range, SE|
|A2818||PCI CONET Controller|
|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|
|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|
|CAEN DeskBoot||Firmware Boot Controller for Front-End NIM and Desktop Digitizers|
|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|
|A318||SE to Differential Clock Cable Adapter|
|DT5751 User Manual||12 November, 2015|
|DT5751 User Manual Release Notes||12 November, 2015|
|DT5751 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 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||November 7th, 2016|
|The purpose of this guide is to facilitate customer's approach to CAEN Desktop Digitizers and Digital MCA providing the main guidelines to a first usage, allowing him to familiarize with the hardware, to set up the hardware, to set up the USB drivers and to set up a first connection and communicate between the host station and the board. GD2783 - First Installation Guide to Desktop Digitizers & MCA||21 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|
|This guide wants to provide detailed instructions on how to implement on-line coincidences with CAEN digitizers and MCA equipped either with Default firmware for waveform recording or DPP (Digital Pulse Processing) firmware. GD2827 - How to make coincidences with CAEN digitizers||14 March, 2017|
|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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