Designing with the Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC

Designing with the Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC 

Course Part Number-CONN-RFSOC

Course Description

This course is structured to provide designers with an overview of the hard block capabilities for the Zynq® UltraScale+™ RFSoC family. Special emphasis is placed on the Data Converter and Soft-Decision FEC blocks.  Power estimation is covered to help designers identify the power demands of the device in various operating modes. Since the Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC is both a high-speed and an analog and digital device, proper layout and PCB considerations are also covered

Level: Connectivity 3 

Course Duration: 2 days 

Price: $1400 or 14 Xilinx Training Credits
Course Part Number: CONN-RFSOC 
Who Should Attend?: Hardware designers interested in understanding the architecture and capabilities of the Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC data converter and SD-FEC hard blocks. 


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Prerequisites

    • Suggested: Understanding of the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC architecture 
    • Basic familiarity with data converter terms and principles 
    • Basic familiarity with forward error correction terms and principles

Software Tools

  •  Vivado Design Suite 2018.1

Hardware

  • Host computer for running the above software*

 Contact us for the specifics of the in-class lab board or other customizations.

* This course focuses on the Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC architecture. Check with your local Authorized Training Provider for the specifics of the in-class lab environment or other customizations.  After completing this comprehensive training, you will have the necessary skills to: 

▪ Describe in general the new Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC family 

▪ Identify typical applications for the data converters 

▪ Describe the architecture and functionality of the ADC 

▪ Utilize the ADC via configuration, simulation, and implementation 

▪ Describe the architecture and functionality of the DAC 

▪ Utilize the DAC via configuration, simulation, and implementation 

▪ Identify the requirements and options for data converter PCB designs 

▪ Describe the architecture and functionality of the SD-FEC hard IP 

▪ Utilize the SD-F

Course Outline

▪ Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC Overview {Lectures}  

▪ RFSoC ADC {Lectures, Demo, Lab} 

▪ RFSoC DAC {Lectures, Demo, Lab} 

▪ RFSoC Data Converter Design {Lectures, Labs} 

▪ PCB Design for RFSoC Devices {Lectures} 

▪ RFSoC SD-FEC {Lectures, Demo, Lab} 

 

Topic Descriptions

  Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC Overview – Overview of the Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC architecture, including brief introductions to RF, data converter solutions, SD-FEC solutions, driver support, and tool support. 

▪ RF-ADC – Covers the basics of ADCs. Reviews ADC architecture, functionality, interfaces, configuration, and driver support. 

▪ RF-DAC – Covers the basics of DACs. Reviews DAC architecture, functionality, interfaces, configuration, and driver support. 

▪ Data Converter Design – Describes common features, the design flow, and utilizing the example design by simulation and implementation. 

▪ PCB Design for RFSoC Devices – Describes power requirements, performing power estimation, and utilizing the power design. Analog signal requirements, PCB materials and layer stackup options, and analog trace design are also covered. 

▪ Soft-Decision FEC – Covers the basics of forward error correction. Reviews SD-FEC architecture, functionality, interfaces, configuration, and driver support. 


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Scheduled Embedded Courses

Zynq SoC System Architecture 2018.1
January 08 - January 09: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
* This course focuses on the Zynq-7000 SoC. Check with your local Authorized Training Provider for...

Zynq UltraScale+MPSoC-System Architect-Online
January 10 - January 11: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This two-day online course is structured to provide system architects with an overview of the...

Zynq UltraScale+MPSoC-Software Developer-Online
February 07 - February 08: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This two-day course is structured to provide software designers with a catalog of OS implementation...

Zynq UltraScale+MPSoC-Software Developer
February 11 - February 12: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This two-day course is structured to provide software designers with a catalog of OS implementation...

Zynq UltraScale+MPSoC-System Architect
February 13 - February 14: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This two-day online course is structured to provide system architects with an overview of the...

Alternative Dates and Locations

Faster Technology is able to deliver both private classes at client sites and also public classes at alternate locations and dates.  If there are no currently scheduled classes listed above or if none of the classes are convenient, please tell us what dates and locations will meet your needs.  No obligation necessary.