Sampler – open-source data acquisition module for quantum physics

Grzegorz Kasprowicz, Thomas Harty, Sébastien Bourdeauducq, Robert Jördens, David Allcock, Daniel Slichter, David Nadlinger, Joseph W. Britton, Ana Sotirova


The Sinara hardware platform is a modular, open-source measurement and control system dedicated to quantum applications that require hard real-time performance. The hardware is controlled and managed by the ARTIQ, open-source software that provides nanosecond timing resolution and sub-microsecond latency. The Sampler is a general-purpose precision ADC sampling unit with programmable gain and configurable interface. It is used in numerous applications like laser frequency and intensity servo. This paper presents the Sampler module construction and obtained characteristics.

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