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AlazarTech provides waveform digitizers (A/D boards) and software solutions that allow OCT users to digitize electronic waveforms generated by their MZI, perform real-time data transfer to GPU for DSP, and easily create live images in their custom imaging software.

Custom SS-OCT digitizers for volume applications

ATS9352 is a 12 bit waveform digitizer board that can sample two analog inputs at rates up to 500 MS/s. Get pricing and specifications as soon as they are available. 

  • 500 MS/s sampling rate
  • 2 channels sampled at 12-bit resolution
  • 128 Megasamples of on-board acquisiton memory per channel
  • Variable frequency external clocking
  • Additional low-frequency (200 KS/s) input for monitoring feedback signals
  • 250 MHz bandwidth
  • ±100 mV to ±4 V input range
  • Supports OCT Ignore Bad Clock
  • 1.6 GB/s PCIe throughput across x4 PCIe Gen2
  • Support for Windows & Linux

ATS9352 is ideal for OEMs. Volume pricing available. Contact us for details.

ATS9352 customization available for OEMs. Make changes such as:

  • On-board galvo-control circuit
  • On-FPGA FFT
  • Custom FPGA programming
  • ...

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If your OCT system must operate on a 24/7 basis, you need to use AlazarTech products.

AlazarTech provides a complete solution for SS-OCT applications, including:

  • Low Noise High Resolution data acquisition at fast sample rates With up to 4 GS/s sampling offered by ATS9373, you can future-proof your OCT system for tomorrow's sources
  • Fast 6.8 GB/s data transfer rate for raw (time domain) data or FFT data There are OTHER companies claiming to offer OCT solutions, but their data transfer rate to computer memory is only a few hundred Megabytes per second, putting a ceiling on how many frames per second they can capture
  • Support for variable frequency external clock to allow the use of the swept source's k-clock to solve the re-linearization problem This feature is unique to AlazarTech due to our unique A/D technology. Commercially available A/D technology requires fixed frequency sampling and, therefore, cannot use k-clock signals from swept sources. A DSP-based resampling scheme must be used to linearize the data in k-space. Our k-clock based solution directly generates data linear in k-space
  • Unique OCT Ignore Bad Clock feature that allows use of out-of-specification k-clocks k-clock from many swept sources provide either no signal in between scans or a "dummy clock" of very slow frequency. In some cases, the "dummy clock" can also contain glitches. AlazarTech's OCT Ignore Bad Clock technology allows the user to tell the A/D circuitry to ignore the k-clock signal during a certain time duration after each trigger
  • Complete on-FPGA FFT solution that includes: •   User programmable dispersion compensation function
    •   User programmable windowing
    •   Log calculation
    •   FFT magnitude output in floating point or integer format
  • Special "Raw + FFT" mode that allows users to acquire both time domain and FFT data This can be very useful during the validation process
  • Embedded data footers that include timestamp, frame count and many other useful information for each record