SWRS222B December   2018  – April 2020 AWR1843

PRODUCTION DATA.  

  1. Device Overview
    1. 1.1 Features
    2. 1.2 Applications
    3. 1.3 Description
    4. 1.4 Functional Block Diagram
  2. Revision History
  3. Device Comparison
    1. 3.1 Related Products
  4. Terminal Configuration and Functions
    1. 4.1 Pin Diagram
    2. 4.2 Pin Attributes
      1. Table 4-3 PAD IO Register Bit Descriptions
    3. 4.3 Signal Descriptions
      1. Table 4-4 Signal Descriptions - Digital
      2. Table 4-5 Signal Descriptions - Analog
  5. Specifications
    1. 5.1  Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 5.2  ESD Ratings
    3. 5.3  Power-On Hours (POH)
    4. 5.4  Recommended Operating Conditions
    5. 5.5  Power Supply Specifications
    6. 5.6  Power Consumption Summary
    7. 5.7  RF Specification
    8. 5.8  CPU Specifications
    9. 5.9  Thermal Resistance Characteristics for FCBGA Package [ABL0161]
    10. 5.10 Timing and Switching Characteristics
      1. 5.10.1  Power Supply Sequencing and Reset Timing
      2. 5.10.2  Input Clocks and Oscillators
        1. 5.10.2.1 Clock Specifications
      3. 5.10.3  Multibuffered / Standard Serial Peripheral Interface (MibSPI)
        1. 5.10.3.1 Peripheral Description
        2. 5.10.3.2 MibSPI Transmit and Receive RAM Organization
          1. Table 5-7 SPI Timing Conditions
          2. Table 5-8 SPI Master Mode Switching Parameters (CLOCK PHASE = 0, SPICLK = output, SPISIMO = output, and SPISOMI = input)
          3. Table 5-9 SPI Master Mode Switching Parameters (CLOCK PHASE = 1, SPICLK = output, SPISIMO = output, and SPISOMI = input)
        3. 5.10.3.3 SPI Slave Mode I/O Timings
          1. Table 5-10 SPI Slave Mode Switching Parameters (SPICLK = input, SPISIMO = input, and SPISOMI = output)
        4. 5.10.3.4 Typical Interface Protocol Diagram (Slave Mode)
      4. 5.10.4  LVDS Interface Configuration
        1. 5.10.4.1 LVDS Interface Timings
      5. 5.10.5  General-Purpose Input/Output
        1. Table 5-12 Switching Characteristics for Output Timing versus Load Capacitance (CL)
      6. 5.10.6  Controller Area Network Interface (DCAN)
        1. Table 5-13 Dynamic Characteristics for the DCANx TX and RX Pins
      7. 5.10.7  Controller Area Network - Flexible Data-rate (CAN-FD)
        1. Table 5-14 Dynamic Characteristics for the CANx TX and RX Pins
      8. 5.10.8  Serial Communication Interface (SCI)
        1. Table 5-15 SCI Timing Requirements
      9. 5.10.9  Inter-Integrated Circuit Interface (I2C)
        1. Table 5-16 I2C Timing Requirements
      10. 5.10.10 Quad Serial Peripheral Interface (QSPI)
        1. Table 5-17 QSPI Timing Conditions
        2. Table 5-18 Timing Requirements for QSPI Input (Read) Timings
        3. Table 5-19 QSPI Switching Characteristics
      11. 5.10.11 ETM Trace Interface
        1. Table 5-20 ETMTRACE Timing Conditions
        2. Table 5-21 ETM TRACE Switching Characteristics
      12. 5.10.12 Data Modification Module (DMM)
        1. Table 5-22 DMM Timing Requirements
      13. 5.10.13 JTAG Interface
        1. Table 5-23 JTAG Timing Conditions
        2. Table 5-24 Timing Requirements for IEEE 1149.1 JTAG
        3. Table 5-25 Switching Characteristics Over Recommended Operating Conditions for IEEE 1149.1 JTAG
  6. Detailed Description
    1. 6.1 Overview
    2. 6.2 Functional Block Diagram
    3. 6.3 Subsystems
      1. 6.3.1 RF and Analog Subsystem
        1. 6.3.1.1 Clock Subsystem
        2. 6.3.1.2 Transmit Subsystem
        3. 6.3.1.3 Receive Subsystem
      2. 6.3.2 Processor Subsystem
      3. 6.3.3 Automotive Interface
      4. 6.3.4 Master Subsystem Cortex-R4F Memory Map
      5. 6.3.5 DSP Subsystem Memory Map
    4. 6.4 Other Subsystems
      1. 6.4.1 ADC Channels (Service) for User Application
        1. Table 6-3 GP-ADC Parameter
  7. Monitoring and Diagnostics
    1. 7.1 Monitoring and Diagnostic Mechanisms
      1. 7.1.1 Error Signaling Module
  8. Applications, Implementation, and Layout
    1. 8.1 Application Information
    2. 8.2 Short- and Medium-Range Radar
    3. 8.3 Reference Schematic
    4. 8.4 Layout
      1. 8.4.1 Layout Guidelines
      2. 8.4.2 Stackup Details
  9. Device and Documentation Support
    1. 9.1 Device Nomenclature
    2. 9.2 Tools and Software
    3. 9.3 Documentation Support
    4. 9.4 Support Resources
    5. 9.5 Trademarks
    6. 9.6 Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    7. 9.7 Glossary
  10. 10Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information
    1. 10.1 Packaging Information

Package Options

Refer to the PDF data sheet for device specific package drawings

Mechanical Data (Package|Pins)
  • ABL|161
Thermal pad, mechanical data (Package|Pins)
Orderable Information

Description

The AWR1843 device is an integrated single-chip FMCW radar sensor capable of operation in the 76- to 81-GHz band. The device is built with TI’s low-power 45-nm RFCMOS process and enables unprecedented levels of integration in an extremely small form factor. The AWR1843 is an ideal solution for low-power, self-monitored, ultra-accurate radar systems in the automotive space.

The AWR1843 device is a self-contained FMCW radar sensor single-chip solution that simplifies the implementation of Automotive Radar sensors in the band of 76 to 81 GHz. It is built on TI’s low-power 45-nm RFCMOS process, which enables a monolithic implementation of a 3TX, 4RX system with built-in PLL and A2D converters. It integrates the DSP subsystem, which contains TI's high-performance C674x DSP for the Radar Signal processing. The device includes a BIST processor subsystem, which is responsible for radio configuration, control, and calibration. Additionally the device includes a user programmable ARM R4F based for automotive interfacing. The Hardware Accelerator block (HWA) can perform radar processing and can help save MIPS on the DSP for higher level algorithms. Simple programming model changes can enable a wide variety of sensor implementation (Short, Mid, Long) with the possibility of dynamic reconfiguration for implementing a multimode sensor. Additionally, the device is provided as a complete platform solution including TI reference designs, software drivers, sample configurations, API guides, and user documentation.

Device Information(1)

PART NUMBER PACKAGE BODY SIZE
AWR1843ABGABLQ1(Tray) FCBGA (161) 10.4 mm × 10.4 mm
AWR1843ABGABLRQ1(Reel) FCBGA (161) 10.4 mm × 10.4 mm
For more information, see Section 10, Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information.