AWG70000 Arbitrary Waveform Generator

AWG70000 Arbitrary Waveform Generator

The AWG70000 Series Arbitrary Waveform Generator represents the cutting edge in sample rate, signal fidelity and waveform memory, making it ideal for design, testing and operations of complex components, systems and experiments. With up to 50 GS/s and 10-bit vertical resolution, it delivers the industry's best signal stimulus solution for easy generation of ideal, distorted and “real-life” signals.

Sample Rate

50 GS/s

Memory

2 Gsamples/channel

Resolution

10 bits

Building a multiple emitter RF signal environment made easy

In recent years, proposals have been made for communication systems to operate in radar bands, closing the proximity of Radar and RF signal environments. Tektronix has put together a specific waveform creation plugin for current Arbitrary Waveform Generators that enables engineers to create specific RF environments for many specific applications.

Supported applications include simulating/emulating any real world wireless scenarios/environments for EW monitoring, radar receivers with interference signals and Phased Array Antennae and MIMO.

Features of the new environment plugin include:

  • The ability to create multiple scenarios and assign to different AWG channels in one compile. Users can create up to 50 Scenarios.
  • Scenarios are made up of individual RF Emitters signals and users can define up to 100 Emitters per Scenario

The cleanest, truest to life signals.

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10 bits of resolution with a full range of sample rates (up to 50 Gs/s) allows you to simulate complex environments, recreate objects of interest and reliably generate precise test signals—all with low EVM and noise. Directly generate signals with up to 18 GHz of bandwidth or generate baseband I/Q streams.

Highlights

  • 10 bits of resolution
  • SFDR

Tools that let you be as arbitrary as you want to be.

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AWG Software Library supports fast development of waveforms, inserts jitter, pre-distorts waveforms for optimal EVMs, and even simulates complex real world environments. All waveform plug-ins integrate seamlessly into the AWG GUI and can be run on your PC when you can't make it to lab. Generate all the waveforms you need—there’s no charge to compile.

Highlights

Test more. Test faster. Test now.

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Ready to use just minutes out of the box, the AWG70000 accelerates the pace of test. The AWG Sync Hub enables plug-and-play instrument-to-instrument synchronization, allowing experiments or test set-ups to scale with ease. It’s easy to set-up too, so you’ll spend less time on synchronization and more time doing.

Highlights

  • Less than 10ps of skew means tight instrument-instrument synchronization
  • AWG Sync Hub has all of the cables and hardware you need to sync up to 4 AWGs.
  • SourceXpress software enables flexible remote instrument control, with support for multipule synchronized instruments

Reliable, repeatable & rugged. Your off the shelf, performance solution.

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Rack mountable and tested to work in the field, the AWG7000 Series is a perfect solution for remote field deployments, COTS updates for legacy equipment or updating your test and measurement rack. With excellent performance and calibration service, it’s a rugged and reliable key to your mission-critical set up.

Highlights

  • Available with 3- or 5-year service plan
  • Non-operating temp from -40C to 70C
  • Tested to military vibration standards
  • Shock- and drop-tested for field use

 

Models

Model Analog Channels Vertical Resolution Analog Bandwidth Output Frequency Max Sample Rate Record Length List Price
AWG70001A 1 8, 9, or 10 bits Up to 14 GHz 20 GHz 50 GS/s 2 GS, 16 GS (optional) Configure & Quote
AWG70002A 2 8, 9, or 10 bits Up to 14 GHz 10 GHz 25 GS/s 16 GS/s 8 GS/s 2 GS, 8 GS (optional) Configure & Quote
ModelAWG70001A
Analog ChannelsVertical ResolutionAnalog Bandwidth
18, 9, or 10 bitsUp to 14 GHz
Output FrequencyMax Sample RateRecord Length
20 GHz50 GS/s2 GS, 16 GS (optional)
ModelAWG70002A
Analog ChannelsVertical ResolutionAnalog Bandwidth
28, 9, or 10 bitsUp to 14 GHz
Output FrequencyMax Sample RateRecord Length
10 GHz25 GS/s 16 GS/s 8 GS/s2 GS, 8 GS (optional)
Model Analog Channels Vertical Resolution Analog Bandwidth Output Frequency Max Sample Rate Record Length List Price
AWG70001A 1 8, 9, or 10 bits Up to 14 GHz 20 GHz 50 GS/s 2 GS, 16 GS (optional) Configure & Quote
AWG70002A 2 8, 9, or 10 bits Up to 14 GHz 10 GHz 25 GS/s 16 GS/s 8 GS/s 2 GS, 8 GS (optional) Configure & Quote
ModelAWG70001A
Analog ChannelsVertical ResolutionAnalog Bandwidth
18, 9, or 10 bitsUp to 14 GHz
Output FrequencyMax Sample RateRecord Length
20 GHz50 GS/s2 GS, 16 GS (optional)
ModelAWG70002A
Analog ChannelsVertical ResolutionAnalog Bandwidth
28, 9, or 10 bitsUp to 14 GHz
Output FrequencyMax Sample RateRecord Length
10 GHz25 GS/s 16 GS/s 8 GS/s2 GS, 8 GS (optional)

Add advanced measurements with AWG plug-ins — FREE for 30 days

Try these advanced measurements with a trial license. (All trials are floating licenses.)

These plug-ins can also be installed on the AWG70000 Series directly.

Node locked licenses let you move to a new PC three times. Floating licenses allow selected users to manage individual licenses.

 

AWG70000 Plug-ins  

  Environment

  • A waveform creation plugin enabling the creation of specific RF environments for applications like simulating/emulating any real world wireless scenarios/environments for EW monitoring, radar receivers with interference signals and Phased Array Antennae and MIMO.
1 Download software
2 Enable trial license
3 Request a quote on ENVFL-SS01 (floating license)
Request a quote on ENVNL-SS01 (node-locked license)

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  Generic Precompensation

  • Creates correction coefficients that can be applied on waveforms to get flat frequency and linear phase response.
1 Download software
2 Enable trial license
3 Request a quote on PRECOMFL-SS01 (floating license)
Request a quote on PRECOMNL-SS01 (node-locked license)
4 Download the datasheet

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  High Speed Serial

  • Enables the creation of the exact waveforms required for thorough and repeatable design validation, margin/characterization, and conformance testing.
1 Download software
2 Enable trial license
3 Request a quote on HSSFL-SS01 (floating license)
Request a quote on HSSNL-SS01 (node-locked license)
4 Download the datasheet

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  Multi-Tone and Chirp

  • Notch out frequencies by setting the start and end frequency of choice.
  • When generating chirps, set high-to-low or low-to-high frequency sweeps and define chirp characteristics by sweep time or sweep rate.
1 Download software
2 Enable trial license
3 Request a quote on MTONEFL-SS01 (floating license)
Request a quote on MTONENL-SS01 (node-locked license)
4 Download the datasheet

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  RF Generic

  • Delivers advanced capabilities to synthesize digitally modulated baseband, IF, and RF/microwave signals supporting a wide range of modulation schemes.
1 Download software
2 Enable trial license
3 Request a quote on RFGENFL-SS01 (floating license)
Request a quote on RFGENNL-SS01 (node-locked license)
4 Download the datasheet

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  S-Parameter

  • Enables precise channel or device emulation by applying extracted S-parameters directly onto any waveform.
  • S-parameter files can be generated using a vector network analyzer and are convolved with the base pattern to recreate channel characteristics. By applying inverse filtering, the effects of the channel can be effectively de-embedded from the system.
  • The S-parameter plug-in also enables the ISI capability within the High Speed Serial plug-in.
1 This capability is built into several plugins and only requires a license to use it
2 Enable trial license
3 Request a quote on SPARAFL-SS01 (floating license)
Request a quote on SPARANL-SS01 (node-locked license)
4 Download the datasheet

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  Spread Spectrum Clock (SSC)

  • Allows for SSC modulation to be added with precisely controlled profile, spread, deviation, and df/dt.
  • It supports triangular, sinusoidal, and user-defined frequency spreading schemes that can be added to the base pattern.
1 This capability is built into the High Speed Serial plugin and only requires a license to use it
2 Enable trial license
3 Request a quote on SSCFL-SS01 (floating license)
Request a quote on SSCNL-SS01 (node-locked license)
4 Download the datasheet

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  Optical Plug-In

  • Easily define and generate complex dual polarization modulation schemes with separately configured baseband data.
  • Define optical waveforms using a variety of predefined modulation schemes such as, BPSK, QPSK, OQPSK, OOK, NRZ, up to 8 PAM, and up to QAM1024 – including QAM8.
1 Download software
2 Enable trial license
3 Request a quote on OPTICALFL-SS01 (floating license)
Request a quote on OPTICALNL-SS01 (node-locked license)
4 Download the datasheet

Radar

  • Create multiple customized pulses and pulse groups to simulate multiple target returns and antenna scanning
  • Choose from a wide variety of intra-pulse modulations (LFM, Barker, Piecewise LFM, nonlinear LFM, and more)
  • Simulate antenna scanning with different beam profiles
  • Define inter-pulse-hopping patterns in both frequency and phase
1 Download software
2 Enable trial license
3 Request a quote on RADARFL-SS01 (floating license)
Request a quote on RADARNL-SS01 (node-locked license)
4 Download the datasheet

OFDM Plug-In

  • Configure and create complete multiple, definable OFDM frames with preamble, header and payload
  • Use presets for standard compliant frames for various wireless standards like Wi-Fi, WiMAX or define your own using subcarrier modulation formats including BPSK, QPSK, QAM (16, 32, 64, 256, 512, 1024), and 8-PSK
  • Add impairments and define frequency hopping and gated noise to simulate practical environments for receiver testing
1 Download software
2 Enable trial license
3 Request a quote on OFDMFL-SS01 (floating license)
Request a quote on OFDMNL-SS01 (node-locked license)
4 Download the datasheet
Software Package / Software Option Description
C-PHY Signal Generation Software for Receiver Testing - V1.1.0 CPHYXpress is a powerful and easy to use software package to synthesise waveform for C-PHY, which is one of High Speed Serial Interface under MIPI® Alliance. This tool supports the creation of High Speed signal with various types of Jitter impairments. It also controls the creation of Low Power signals.
D-PHY Signal Generation Software for Receiver Testing - V1.1.0 DPHYXpress is a powerful and easy to use software package to synthesize waveforms for D-PHY, which is one of High Speed Serial Interface under MIPI® Alliance. This tool supports the creation of High Speed signal with various types of jitter impairments.It also controls the creation of Low Power signals.
SourceXpress Software - V6.1 SourceXpress is a software application that allows users to remotely control multiple AWG70000 or AWG5200 series instruments. SourceXpress is also the PC platform for software plug-ins.
AWG70000A Series Firmware - V6.1 The AWG Software is a collection of software components for AWG70000A series arbitrary waveform.
Product Description
AWG70000 Option AC Internal amplifier/attenuator: -70dBm to +18dBm from 10MHz to 18GHz
Amplifiers Tektronix provides a complete line of amplifiers including a 12.5 Gb/s lithium niobate driver amplifier and a series of broadband linear amplifiers with bandwidths up to 45 GHz.
Baluns Tektronix baluns are an effective means for using single-ended test equipment (AWGs) for taking differential measurements.
Bias Tees Tektronix bias tees are used to supply an active device like an amplifier, laser diode, photodiode, or optical modulator with a bias current or bias voltage while allowing high speed, ultra-broadband signals to pass through with minimum signal
Power Splitters Tektronix Power Dividers are resistive tees that have excellent performance and frequency response from DC to as high as 50 GHz. 
MDC4500-4B The MDC4500-4B is a certified one-box solution for simplifying your MIPI C-PHY/D-PHY test setup. Designed to work with the Tektronix AWG70002A, the MDC4500-4B is designed to condition the output to meet the conditions needed for C-PHY/D-PHY compliance test. Reduce setup time, troubleshooting overhead, and test uncertainty with an all-in-one integrated solution.

 

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Field Install Instructions 14 Feb 2017
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Part number: 077078003
Performance Verification 20 Jun 2016
TekExpress PCI Express Compliance solution - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win 7 V2.0.0.107

Part number: 066155500
Application 30 Nov 2014
RFXpress RFX100
SW version 5.1. RFXpress RFX100 is a software application that creates digitally modulated baseband, IQ, IF, RF, UWB-WiMedia, and Radar signals that can be generated through arbitrary waveform generators (AWG).
Part number: 077004514
User 06 Jan 2014
RFXpress RFX100
SW version 5.1. This document explains operation of the RFXpress software. It also provides information about features and functions, and applications.
Part number: 077015911
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RFXpress RFX100
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Part number: 077015910
User 14 Aug 2013
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Part number: 077043505
Programmer 14 Aug 2013
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FAQ ID: 467516 16 Jul 2018
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Part number: 066186202
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Part number: 066190701
Application 03 Jul 2018
OFDM Plug-in - V3.1
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Part number: 066190801
Application 22 Jun 2018
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