Programmable System on Chip for controlling an atomic physics experiment
Ananya Sitaram, Gretchen K. Campbell, Alessandro Restelli
Most atomic physics experiments are controlled by a digital pattern generator used to synchronize all equipment by providing triggers and clocks. Recently, the availability of well-documented open-source development tools has lifted the barriers to using programmable systems on chip (PSoC), making them a convenient and versatile tool for synthesizing digital patterns. Here, we take advantage of these advancements in the design of a versatile clock and pattern generator using a PSoC. We present our design with the intent of highlighting the new possibilities that PSoCs have to offer in terms of flexibility. We provide a robust hardware carrier and basic firmware implementation that can be expanded and modified for other uses.
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Programmable System on Chip for controlling an atomic physics experiment, Review of Scientific Instruments, [online], https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0047535, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=932190
(Accessed September 20, 2021)