Putting FPGAs to Work in Software Radio Systems

May 18, 2011 // By Pentek
FPGAs have become an important resource for software radio systems. Programmable logic technology now offers advantages for implementing software radio functions such as DDCs. Over the past few years, the functions associated with DDCs have seen a shift from being delivered in ASICs to operating as IP in FPGAs. For many applications, this implementation shift brings advantages that include design flexibility, higher precision processing, higher channel density, lower power, and lower cost per channel.
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