Avtech 40 V 150 ps High Speed Pulse Generator

Avtech 40 V 150 ps High Speed Pulse Generator

Avtech 40 V 150 ps High Speed Pulse Generator

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  • Avtech AVP-AV-HV3-C-P high speed pulse generator

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  • Standalone lab instrument
  • 40 V maximum output
  • High speed
  • Adjustable pulse width


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The AVP series provides output pulses with 100 psec rise and fall times for variable pulse widths in the range of 0.2 to 500 nsec and PRF in the range of 0 to 1.0 MHz and amplitudes variable to 40 volts.

Model AVP-AV-1-C provides a 0 to 10 volt output pulse with pulse widths variable from 200 psec to 4.0 nsec via a front panel one turn pot control. Models AVP-AVHV1-C, -HV2-C and -HV3-C are similar to Model AVPAV- 1 -C but provide output amplitudes variable up to 15, 20 and 40 volts respectively. Model AVP-AV-1S provides a unique low rise time of 60 psec and an amplitude of up to 5 volts. Model AVP-AV-2-C provides output pulse widths variable from 5 to 50 nsec at PRF as high as 50 KHz. With a wide pulse option (-W) this model will operate in the output pulse width range of 20 to 500 nsec.

The pulse repetition frequency is variable from 50 Hz to 1.0 MHz (to 50 KHz for Model AVP-AV-2-C) using the internal clock oscillator which is controlled by a front panel four position switch and a one turn fine control. A delay control and sync output are provided for sampling scope triggering purposes. The units can also be triggered externally using a TTL level pulse. The propagation delay in the externally triggered mode is typically 70 nsec (250 nsec for Model AVP-AV-2-C). Either output polarity or an optional dual output polarity can be provided. Polarity inversion in dual polarity units is accomplished by means of a built-in inverting transformer and a coaxial jumper cable which connects the transformer to the uninverted output port. A bias insertion option is available. Units with this option include a circuit similar to Model AVX-T at the output. The required DC offset or bias is applied directly to rear panel solder terminals. A second option provides an internally generated DC offset (0 to ±5 volts) which is controlled by a front panel one turn control. All AVP units are also available with a monitor output option which provides an attenuated (20 db) coincident replica of the main output pulse. Additional options include electronic control (0 to +10V) of output amplitude, pulse width and DC offset. Units with these options also include the standard front panel one turn controls. Models with the -C suffix require 120/240V (switchable) 50-60 Hz prime power.

All AVP units are also available in a line powered chassis without the internal clock (-PS suffix) and in DC powered (+15V) miniature module form. The modules and -PS units require a low level slow speed input TTL trigger signal and the output PRF equals the input trigger PRF. Pulse width and output amplitude are controlled by one turn controls.


Maximum Output Voltage

40 V

Rise Time

150 picoseconds

Pulse Width Range

0.4 to 2.0 ns

Maximum Repetition Rate

1 MHz

Output Polarity


Trigger Jitter

15 picoseconds