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Discovering SystemVue

The Discovering SystemVue series of demonstration and tutorial videos listed in the table below can help you get started with learning more about Keysight EEsof EDA's SystemVue ESL Software.

Note: The videos provided in the table below are also available on YouTube in the SystemVue Video Library. 

Recent Additions to the SystemVue Video Library
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1 15:44 Breaking the RF Carrier Barrier 0-200 In Under a Second IMS2013 MicroApps - New simulation breakthrough analyzes RF system architectures that have "high carrier-count" intermodulation products. W1719
2 14:18 Simulation of Phased Array Radar Systems IMS2013 MicroApps - New techniques for simulating of phased-array radar systems at the system level, including both DSP and RF W1905 W1719
3 19:24 Creating and Analyzing Multi Emitter Environment Test Signals with COTS Equipment IMS2013 MicroApps - Create multi-emitter test signals using COTS Test equipment and SystemVue EDA simulation software W1461
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4 1:45 SystemVue 2013.01 for Modeling Radar System Architectures (IMS2013)  IMS2013 Interview - Frank Ditore, Product Manager for Keysight's SystemVue platform, talks about the SystemVue 2013.01 release for Radar system modeling W1461 W1905
5  3:39 Virtual Development and Flight Testing of Radar and EW Systems  Learn how Keysight SystemVue and Radar Model Library, when combined with STK from Analytical Graphics, Inc (AGI), can be used to create realistic, "RF-aware" Radar/EW signals for simulation, verification, and download to test equipment. W1461
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6  6:36 Creating Multi-Emitter Signal Scenarios with COTS Software and Instrumentation 

In this video, SystemVue design software combines L-band and S-band radar signals with LTE, EDGE, GSM, WCDMA commercial interferers. The 2GHz wide composite signal is then downloaded to Keysight instruments to provide a cost-effective test solution for multi-emitter R & D applications.

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7  9:59 8x8 LTE MIMO Analysis with SystemVue 

This video demonstrates 8x8 LTE MIMO system simulation, signal creation, and measurements using new features in SystemVue, 89600 VSA software, and Keysight instruments.

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8  26:46 Design-Validate-Test keynote by Mark Pierpoint   Dr. Mark Pierpoint delivers the IMS2012 MicroApps Keynote address. W1465
9  14:22 Custom OFDM for MilComm  IMS2012 MicroApps presentation applies SystemVue and 89600 VSA to signal generation and analysis of user-defined OFDM signals, for emerging wireless and defense (video courtesy of IEEE.tv).  W1461
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10  11:20 Virtual Radar scenarios  IMS2012 MicroApps presentation shows SystemVue integration with the STK software (from AGI to render virtual radar scenarios, for earlier, realistic design validation of electronic warfare (EW) and Radar algorithms. (video courtesy of IEEE.tv).  W1905
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11 11:51 Addressing VHT 802.11ac WLAN MIMO Design and Test Challenges  SystemVue is used with test equipment to evaluate design trade-offs of a 160 MHz 802.11ac WLAN two channel MIMO system.

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12 6:07 Keysight EEsof Electronic System Level Design Flow with SystemVue  In this video we show the Electronic System Level, or ESL, design flow from Keysight based on SystemVue -- the fastest way to design and validate challenging physical layer communications systems, where baseband and RF must work together. W1461
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13 7:56 Visualize Comm System Performance with Keysight 89600 VSA, SystemVue, and ADS Keysight's 89600 VSA software helps SystemVue and ADS Ptolemy users to see through modulation complexity. Provides consistent visualization tools across simulation, verification, and manufacturing. 89601BE
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14 6:50 Anticipate Multi-Standard Radio (MSR) Performance with Keysight SystemVue  Use Keysight SystemVue to anticipate and verify 4G LTE interaction with legacy 2G/3G wireless standards using simulated Multi-Standard Radio (MSR) scenarios. W1916
15 9:40 802.11ac System Design and Verification Using the W1917 SystemVue WLAN library  Keysight SystemVue and the W1917 WLAN library are used for communications system design and verification of a 5GHz 802.11ac WLAN physical layer. W1917
16 11:07 Discovering SystemVue for Digital Filter Design  Learn how to use the Keysight SystemVue digital filter tool to design FIR and IIR filters for communications systems (Part 1 of 2). W1461
17 15:11 Discovering SystemVue for FPGA realization of FIR Filters  Use Keysight SystemVue to view fixed-point digital filter performance, then realize and verify it for FPGA using HDL code-generation (Part 2 of 2). W1461
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18 6:58 Model Configurations for Easy Control of Model Polymorphism  Learn to use the new “Model Configurations” tab and C++ Code Generator within SystemVue to streamline your Model-Based Design flow. W1461
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19 9:51 Applying Spectrasys to Modern RFIC Transceiver Architectures  Achieve more accurate communications physical layer simulations of wireless SoC’s with several new features in Spectrasys. W1719
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20 8:00 Fast Circuit Envelope Models for RFIC verification  Fast Circuit Envelope Models for RFIC verification Learn to verify 4G/LTE wireless RFIC transceivers 1000x faster using the GoldenGate “Fast Circuit Envelope” models in SystemVue. W1719
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21 9:10 Custom OFDM Waveform Creation Using SystemVue  SystemVue generates custom OFDM communications signals that can be used to test Layer 1 PHY architectures, both in test equipment as well as simulation. Take a tour of this capability and see how easy it can be to work with the latest Wireless and Military communications formats. W1461
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22 04:21 System-Level Design of the LTE-Advanced Physical Layer  Preview the wireless industry's first commercial design personality for LTE-Advanced (3GPP Release 10), originally introduced as part of SystemVue 2011.03. W1918
23 07:14 Realistic Ultra-Wideband Radar Signal Generation Using SystemVue SystemVue can be used with Keysight test equipment to model radar systems and generate realistic gigahertz-wide environmental scenarios, for cost-effective UWB system validation. W1905
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24 05:08 Wideband DPD Using Keysight SystemVue a Keysight PXI Modular Hardware  SystemVue and wideband Keysight PXI Modular instruments are applied to digital pre-distortion of an LTE-Advanced/802.11ac power amplifier. W1716
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SystemVue Tutorials & Applications
# Time Title Description Related Products
1 2:59 Using MATLAB integration within SystemVue  Use MATLAB directly within SystemVue for high-confidence system-level design that combines your wireless algorithms with great RF models, standards IP, and measurement.

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2 4:30 Using SystemVue to generate IBIS AMI models  Use SystemVue to design your next gigabit SerDes link with great physical layer insights, and then quickly generate IBIS AMI models to act as a “transportable datasheet” for your design. W1461
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3a 11:43 Part 1 - IBIS AMI Model Generation Made Easy  This 3-part video demonstrates the step-by-step procedure to create SERDES behavioral representation and generation of AMI models. This video is for SERDES vendors and system designer who needed to create AMI models for their devices or create custom TX/RX topologies for channel simulation. W1714
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3b 10:16 Part 2 - IBIS AMI Model Generation Made Easy  Part 2 of 3, “IBIS AMI Model Generation Made Easy” W1714
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3c 8:59 Part 3 - IBIS AMI Model Generation Made Easy  Part 3 of 3, “IBIS AMI Model Generation Made Easy” W1714
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4 5:32   FPGA Design & Verification using Keysight SystemVue and LTE libraries Demonstration of design & verification of an LTE PHY block using the W1910 and W1912 LTE Baseband libraries for W1461 SystemVue.  Flow shows a "scrambler" block moving from ".m-file" algorithm block to verification of VHDL. W1461
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4a -- Related White Paper   White Paper on LTE PHY Design  
5 3:00   LTE eNB MIMO Receiver Baseband Testing Demonstration of SystemVue generated ARB waveforms being used in PXB and output to Xilinx Vertex6 development board over new VITA57 digital interface. W1461
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5a -- Related Success Story   LTE Layer 1 Verification using SystemVue W1910
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6 5:49   Using SystemVue to design a FPGA-based SDR WiMAX IQ Modulator (Part 1 of 4) Demonstration of the design and verification of an FPGA-based mobile WiMAX IQ Modulator for a software-defined radio (SDR).  The flow shows a design example in the W1462 SystemVue FPGA Architect, from algorithm to fixed-point to VHDL to Xilinx ISE synthesized .bit file to Nallatech board to Keysight VSA/Infiniium verification.
In Part 1 of 4, the Fixed Point design is introduced.
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7 3:45   Using SystemVue to design a FPGA-based SDR WiMAX IQ Modulator (Part 2 of 4) Demonstration of the design and verification of an FPGA-based mobile WiMAX IQ Modulator for a software-defined radio (SDR).  The flow shows a design example in the W1462 SystemVue FPGA Architect, from algorithm to fixed-point to VHDL to Xilinx ISE synthesized .bit file to Nallatech board to Keysight VSA/Infiniium verification.
In Part 2 of 4, the VHDL is generated and co-simulated with the Keysight 89600 VSA software.
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8 4:03   Using SystemVue to design a FPGA-based SDR WiMAX IQ Modulator (Part 3 of 4) Demonstration of the design and verification of an FPGA-based mobile WiMAX IQ Modulator for a software-defined radio (SDR).  The flow shows a design example in the W1462 SystemVue FPGA Architect, from algorithm to fixed-point to VHDL to Xilinx ISE synthesized .bit file to Nallatech board to Keysight VSA/Infiniium verification.
In Part 3 of 4, the VHDL is co-verified with nonlinear RF simulation models for system-level performance as measured by the Keysight 89600 VSA software.
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9 3:49   Using SystemVue to design a FPGA-based SDR WiMAX IQ Modulator (Part 4 of 4) Demonstration of the design and verification of an FPGA-based mobile WiMAX IQ Modulator for a software-defined radio (SDR).  The flow shows a design example in the W1462 SystemVue FPGA Architect, from algorithm to fixed-point to VHDL to Xilinx ISE synthesized .bit file to Nallatech board to Keysight VSA/Infiniium verification.
In Part 4 of 4, the FPGA is synthesized and verified using "rapid prototyping" techniques.
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10 4:23   Discovering SystemVue - Getting Started Learn the basic operations and user interface features of the W1461 SystemVue Communications Architect software. W1461
11 8:41   Discovering SystemVue - Introduction to Part Wiring Learn about wiring and advanced connectivity features, such as multi-input buses, for the W1461 SystemVue Communications Architect software. W1461
12 5:23   Discovering SystemVue - Math Language Models Learn how to do in-line algorithmic modeling in ".m-file" format for baseband PHYs, using the math language block in the W1461 SystemVue Communications Architect software. W1461
13 12:35   Discovering SystemVue - Easy DSP Algorithm Models in C++ Learn how to write and debug a custom DSP model in C++ and within 10 minutes, link it into the W1461 SystemVue Communications Architect software for verification within a working Physical Layer dataflow. W1461
14 3:30   Discovering SystemVue - Speeding up RF Modulated Carriers by 1000x This product tutorial shows how the new W1461 SystemVue can speed up modulated carrier analysis by 1000x compared to older software programs, without loss of RF accuracy. This lets you do DSP on complex signals, such as WiMAX® and LTE. W1461
15 3:30   Discovering SystemVue - Importing SV2007 APG files into SV2009 This product tutorial shows how to export a meta-network from an older version of SystemVue (2007.03) and import it into SystemVue 2009.05 or later. This allows re-use of important designs in the new platform. W1461
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16 4:05   Bringing RF effects into Baseband DSP using RFlink RFlink gives baseband/DSP designers access to accurate RF System Architecture models in their native signal processing environment. Watch how it’s done in this SystemVue tutorial. W1461
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17 7:59   Using Analog/RF X-Parameter Models in System-Level Design  This tutorial video shows how X-parameter* models can be used in SystemVue system-level designs. This unites measured RF components with Baseband DSP and algorithm design in a single top-down design flow. W1461
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18 9:04   Introduction to C++ Code Generation  This tutorial video shows you how to generate C++ source code from a SystemVue system-level schematic. This enables you to connect SystemVue to external baseband hardware development environments, virtual platforms, and verification. W1461
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19 3:38 Video  Interview at IMS 2010  Lou Frenzel of Electronic Design interviews Daren McClearnon at the IMS 2010 show regarding the Keysight SystemVue software. W1461
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20 3:48 Video  Interview at IMS 2010 RF Globalnet interviews Daren McClearnon at the IMS 2010 show regarding new products for SystemVue 2010.  Highlighted are W1716 Digital Pre-distortion (DPD) and W1910 LTE Throughput measurements with active closed-loop HARQ feedback. W1461
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21 8:34   Rapid Prototyping of SCA-Compliant Waveforms for SDR  Shows SystemVue exporting a waveform application to the “Spectra CX” platform from PrismTech, for packaging, deployment, and verification of the raw functional blocks as SCA-compliant software components for military software-defined radio. W1461
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22 48:10 4G For Everyone - Extended RF Performance with Digital Pre-Distortion This recorded Webcast takes a practical approach to digital pre-distortion (DPD) using inexpensive, commercially available simulation tools, libraries, and test equipment to model and correct for the distortion and memory effects in an off-the-shelf LTE power amp. The models, equipment setup, and the extraction methodology are discussed. Then results are shown with and without DPD, and additional practical insights given for realization, performance trade-offs, and additional customizations that are possible. Click here to view the slides. W1716
23a 07:33 Cognitive Radio Algorithm Development (Part a) 

Part a of “Cognitive Radio Algorithm Development”, this video combines simulation and test to address physical-layer design challenges in Cognitive Radio and Software-Defined Radio.

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23b 07:49 Cognitive Radio Algorithm Development (Part b)  Part b of “Cognitive Radio Algorithm Development” above. W1461
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24 04:01 Cognitive Radio Using the SystemVue OFDM Library  SystemVue's free OFDM physical layer simulation blockset is used to verify a collision-avoidance algorithm for cognitive radio. An interferer is sensed, and the OFDM carriers reallocated to avoid the source of EVM/BER degradation. W1461

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