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CERN Open Hardware Licence

A project devoted to developing and discussing the CERN Open Hardware Licence. More info at the Wiki page

OHR Meta Project

A meta project used to discuss and present information about Open Hardware and related subjects. More info at the Wiki page More info about the CERN Open Hardware licence More info about the OHR.org site support

CERN BE-CO-HT contribution to KiCad

This project hosts documentation and code to be contributed by CERN's BE-CO-HT section to the KiCad PCB design tool. More info at the Wiki page

White Rabbit

White Rabbit is a fully deterministic Ethernet-based network for general purpose data transfer and synchronization. It can synchronize over 1000 nodes with sub-ns accuracy over fiber lengths of up to 10 km. Commercially available. More info at the Wiki page

Simple PCIe FMC carrier SPEC

A simple 4-lane PCIe carrier for a low pin count FPGA Mezzanine Card (VITA 57). It supports the White Rabbit timing and control network. Commercially available. Linux and Labview drivers available for some mezzanine cards. More info at the Wiki page

Simple PXIe FMC Carrier SPEXI

A simple 4-lane PXIe carrier for a low pin count FPGA Mezzanine Card (VITA 57). It supports the White Rabbit timing and control network. Commercially available. Labview driver available for Fine Delay and TDC mezzanines. More info at the Wiki page

Simple VME FMC Carrier SVEC

A simple VME64x carrier for two low pin count FPGA Mezzanine Cards (VITA 57). It has memory and clocking resources and supports the White Rabbit timing and control network. Commercially available. More info at the Wiki page

FMC ADC 100M 14b 4cha

FmcAdc100M14b4cha is a 4 channel 100MSPS 14 bit ADC low pin count FPGA Mezzanine Card (VITA 57). Input ranges: */-50mV,*/-0.5V, */-5V. The offset correction by*/- 5V is possible for each gain range. Commercially available. More info at the Wiki page

FMC DEL 1ns 4cha

A fine delay generator in FMC format with 1 input and 4 outputs. The resolution is 1 ns. Commercially available. More info at the Wiki page

FMC TDC 1ns 5cha

An FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) with a Time to Digital Converter chip to perform one-shot sub-nanosecond time interval measurements. Commercially available. More info at the Wiki page

FMC DIO 5ch TTL a

FmcDIO5chTTLa is a 5-bit port digital IO card in FMC form-factor. Each single-bit port can be configured individually as input or output. The I/Os on LEMO 00 connectors are TTL compatible. Commercially available. More info at the Wiki page

1-to-8 Pulse and Frequency Distribution Amplifier

High performance pulse and frequency distribution amplifier for time and frequency metrology. The pulse distribution board is an 1:8-channel (1 Hz and up) logic-level distribution amplifier, while the frequency distribution board is an 1:8-channel sine-wave (1-30 MHz) distribution amplifier. Two 1:8 boards fit side-by-sides in a 1U 19" rack enclosure, with either BNC or SMA connectors. For more information, see the wiki

EMC2-DP

PC/104 OneBank Carrier for SoC Modules. The EMC2-DP is a PCIe/104 OneBank Carrier for a Trenz compatible SoC Module and has expansion for a VITA57.1 FMC LPC I/O board and also has I/O pins, using a 100-way Samtec RazorBeam connectors system. Board developed with EU funding on the Artemis EMC2 project. More info at the Wiki page