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Test and Measurement Devices, Compact NIM Modules for Fast Signal Processing

Pulse Pattern Generator

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Pulse Pattern Generator
  • 4 individually programmable output channels
  • provides complex low voltage TTL (LVTTL) pulse patterns and bursts (click image for some examples)
  • programmable via easy to use two knob LCD menu
  • pulse periods down to 6.7 ns (150 MHz)
  • frequencies from 150 MHz down to 0.03 Hz (150 MHz / 232)
  • single shot applications can be triggered by external trigger

Multi-Channel RF Amplifier

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Multi Channel RF Amplifier
  • available as 2, 4, 6 or 8 channel version
  • wide output range of ± 2 V
  • gain fixed (on request adjustable between 12 dB and 48 dB)
  • bandwidth up to 7 GHz using SMA-type connectors (up to 1 GHz with LEMO-type connectors), low distortion, rise/fall time < 0.1 ns at 12 dB
  • extremely high slew rates
  • thermal gain stability < 0.006 dB/K
  • typical noise figure < 5 dB
  • size: 218 x 48 x 34 mm

NIM Electronics

Constant Fraction Discriminator (CFD) Module

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Constant Fraction Discriminator Module
  • up to 6 channels per one unit wide NIM module
  • threshold and fraction (zero) adjustable for each channel
  • fixed internal delay of 1.5 ns (3 ns and 6 ns on request)
  • input amplitude range -50 mV to -1.5 V (positive input range on request)
  • NIM output pulses, fixed pulse width of 4 ns (2.5 ns and 7 ns on request)
  • output jitter vs. input at fixed amplitude < 14 ps
  • typ. time walk < 30 ps
  • max. operation frequency > 150 MHz
  • propagation delay typical 7 ns
  • gated versions available

Logic Level Translator Module

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  • any user defined combination of ECL, PECL / LVPECL (low voltage PECL), NIM, TTL / LVTTL (low voltage TTL) available
  • any mixed channel translation configurable
  • up to 8 channels per one unit wide NIM module
  • output jitter vs. input at fixed amplitude < 14 ps
  • max. operation frequencies > 250 MHz
  • gated versions on request

Logic FAN-OUT Module

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Logic Fan Out Module
  • available standards: ECL, PECL / LVPECL (low voltage PECL), NIM, TTL / LVTTL (low voltage TTL) (combinable with level translators)
  • any user defined combination available
  • gated versions available
  • configurable up to 8 channels
  • output jitter < 14 ps

Pulse Amplifier Module

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Pulse Amplifier Module
  • available as 2, 4, 6 or 8 channel version
  • wide output range of ± 2 V
  • gain fixed (on request adjustable between 12 dB and 48 dB)
  • bandwidth up to 7 GHz using SMA-type connectors (up to 1 GHz with LEMO-type connectors), low distortion, rise/fall time < 0.1 ns at 12 dB
  • extremely high slew rates
  • thermal gain stability < 0.006 dB/K
  • typical noise figure < 5 dB