pulsarLogoSmall.gifCICADA Notes

The CICADA notes describe design studies, engineering tests, software analysis and interface specifications for the collaboration. These notes are available as links below. Once entered, no note is deleted (Notes may be marked as one of In Preparation, Current, Superceeded or Obsolete When several members of our group are developing a note it may be kept on line, and the status will be In Preparation).

CICADA Archived Notes

1. Notes from the University of Cincinnati 2006-2007 start-up project are archive at http://www.cv.nrao.edu/~rduplain/fpga-dev/.

CICADA Note Index

1. Configurable Instrument Collaboration for Agile Data Acquisition (CICADA) Project Notes
  • Glen Langston, Randy McCullough, John Ford 2007 May 3; Status: Current
  • Summarizes the goals, contributions and distribution of CICADA Notes (PDF, LaTeX)
2. Event Capture alpha Project Plan and Design Requirements
  • Glen Langston, Randy McCullough, John Ford, Brandon Rumberg, Patrick Brandt 2007 July 19; Status Current
  • Describes the first NRAO GB developed IBOB/ADC design. (PDF, LaTeX)

3. Event Capture ALPHA Project Review
  • Glen Langston, Randy McCullough, John Ford, Brandon Rumberg, Patrick Brandt 2007 July 19; Status Current
  • Describes the implementation of the Event Capture alpha design, and shows laboratory tests (PDF, LaTeX)

4. Event Capture ALPHA First Light
  • Glen Langston, Brandon Rumberg, Patrick Brandt 2007 August 7; Status Current
  • First Astronomcial Tests, showing observations of the Crab Pulsar, Galactic Center and the Moon. (PDF, LaTeX)

5. Basic iMPACT Guide
  • Brandon Rumberg, Patrick Brandt 2007 August 8; Status Current
  • Guide for loading designs on the IBOB using IMPACT. (PDF, Open Office)

6. CASPER Toolflow Development Notes.
  • Brandon Rumberg, Patrick Brandt 2007 August 8; Status Current
  • Explanation of important MATLAB/Simulink messages and design considerations for the IBOB/BEE2. (PDF, Open Office)

7. Event Capture BETA User's guide.
  • Patrick Brandt, Brandon Rumberg 2007 August 8; Status Current
  • Steps for obtaining data using the Event Capture design. (PDF, Open Office, MS Word)

8. Documentation for Event Capture Beta
  • Description of Mat-Lab design of three versions of Event Capture Beta
  • Brandon Rumberg, Patrick Brandt 2007 October 19; Status Current (PDF, Open Office)

9. Documentation of clock line fix for iBOB to BEE2 connection
  • John Ford et al Status In Process

10. Documentation of 800Mhz IBOB/ADC based Spectrometer Design
  • FFT in Ibob, with channels re-arranged for 10 GBe processing in CPU cluster
  • Dongliang Liu, John Ford, Glen Langston 2009 January 19; Status Current (PDF, doc)

CICADA Note Template

  • The first CICADA Note is available as a template in a tar-ball. The tar-ball contains a README file summarizing the process of generating a LaTeX note.

-- GlenLangston - 2009-03-26
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CICADANote10.docdoc CICADANote10.doc manage 182.0 K 2009-03-09 - 08:01 GlenLangston Dongliang Liu, corner turn version of parspec
CICADA_Note_10.pdfpdf CICADA_Note_10.pdf manage 196.7 K 2009-03-09 - 08:00 GlenLangston Dongliang Liu, corner turn version of parspec
README.note6note6 README.note6 manage 0.5 K 2007-08-09 - 15:43 GlenLangston Note 6, file summary
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cicadaNote008.odtodt cicadaNote008.odt manage 241.4 K 2008-01-14 - 16:22 GlenLangston Event cap Matlab description
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xapp023.pdfpdf xapp023.pdf manage 22.8 K 2007-08-09 - 15:45 GlenLangston Note 6, Xilinx note on big counters
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Topic revision: r11 - 2009-10-19, CarolynWhite
 

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