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Tektronix AWG70001A
Arbitrary Waveform Generator, 20 GHz, 1 Ch., up to 50 GS/s

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Manufacturer: Tektronix
Model: AWG70001A

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  • 01 - Waveform record length expansion from 2 GSamples to 16 GSamples
  • 03 - Adds Sequencing
  • 150 - Adds 50 GS/s sampling rate
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Product Overview


As data rates and signal complexity continue to increase across all electronics and RF segments, engineers and researchers need more advanced signal generators to fully stress test designs or to perform cutting-edge research. The AWG7001A Arbitrary Waveform Generator meets this need with its unique combination of 50 GS/s sample rate performance, 16 GS of waveform memory, and 10 bit vertical resolution. This means it produces fast, clean signals that can be routed through a receiver or other device under test for long periods of time for truly comprehensive testing.

The Tektronix AWG70001A ARB represents a significant advance for customers who are pushing against today's performance boundaries and need a more powerful way to generate accurate test signals at high sample rates. This next generation of arbitrary waveform generators further extends Tektronix's long track record of leadership and innovation in advanced signal generation technologies.

Researchers at Bell Labs, the research organization within Alcatel-Lucent, recently turned to the AWG70000 series to generate signals for advanced research demonstrating 1.5 Terabits per second superchannel transmission over ultra-long-haul optical fiber distances. The sampling rate of 50 GS/s combined with the ability to synchronize two AWGs enabled Bell Labs to generate 30 GBaud signals per optical carrier, with a data rate of 233 Gb/s, more than twice the previous record.

The Tektronix AWG70001A gives design engineers and researchers the ability to create, generate or replicate ideal, distorted or "real-life" signals, an essential step in the design and measurement process. By offering easy generation of very complex signals with complete control over signal characteristics, the AWG70000 Series offers an industry best solution for measurement challenges in the following applications:

Defense Electronics – The AWG70001A offers bandwidth on demand by generating wide bandwidth signals at baseband, IF and RF frequencies up to 20GHz, with greater than -80 dBc dynamic range. With up to 16 GSamples of waveform memory, it can generate unique signals that are long enough to simulate real world environments, making it the most flexible wideband signal generation product available today.

Optical – Researchers developing new and faster optical technologies can use the sample rate and high vertical resolution of the AWG70000 to very high bandwidth signals with good spectral purity. Multiple units can be synchronized together to provide a complete IQ signal generation at these high bandwidth.

High-Speed Serial – A number of next generation serial buses have intense signal generation needs. For instance, the AWG70000 offers a two-box solution for HDMI 2.0, supporting four lanes at 6 Gbps per lane. It gives designers the ability to add impairments to waveforms directly, eliminating the dependency on hardware elements to generate the necessary signals.

Advanced Research – The AWG70000 Series is ideal for a variety of research applications, giving scientists the ability to create high precision, high-speed non-standard waveforms. With the AWG70001A, engineers and researchers can now generate signals that they previously could not generate.

Key features and specifications of the Tek AWG7001A include:

  • Leading edge AWG performance
    • Sample Rates up to 50 GS/s
    • 80 dBc Spurious Free Dynamic Range
    • 10 bits vertical resolution
    • 16 GSample waveform memory
  • Complete solution for wideband RF signal generation in a single box
    • Direct generation of wideband signals with carriers up to 20 GHz, removing the need for external RF conversion
  • Simulate real-world analog effects on high speed digital data streams
    • Model signal impairments up to speeds of 12.5 GBs
  • Generate high precision RF signals
    • Spurious Free Dynamic Range performance better than -80 dBc
  • Create high speed baseband signals for optical transmission with the vertical resolution to handle higher order complex modulation
    • 10 bits of vertical resolution at a sample rate of 50 GS/s
  • Create long waveforms scenarios without building complex sequences
    • Up to 16 GSamples of Waveform Memory plays 320 ms of data at 50 GS/s
  • Synchronize multiple units to achieve a multi-channel high speed AWG
  • Fully operational without external PC
    • Built-in display and buttons make it possible to quickly select, edit and
      play waveforms directly from the front panel of the AWG
  • Simulate real-world environments by playing back captured signals
    • Waveforms captured with Oscilloscopes or Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers can be played back, edited or re-sampled on the AWG
  • Smooth transition from simulation to the real-world testing environment
    • Waveform vectors imported from third-party tools such as MATLAB,
      Excel, and others


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