SWRS236A March   2021  – September 2021 AWR1843AOP

PRODUCTION DATA  

  1. Features
  2. Applications
  3. Description
    1. 3.1 Functional Block Diagram
  4. Revision History
  5. Device Comparison
    1. 5.1 Related Products
  6. Terminal Configuration and Functions
    1. 6.1 Pin Diagram
    2. 6.2 Pin Attributes
    3. 6.3 Signal Descriptions
      1. 6.3.1 Pin Functions - Digital and Analog [ALP Package]
  7. Specifications
    1. 7.1  Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 7.2  ESD Ratings
    3. 7.3  Power-On Hours (POH)
    4. 7.4  Recommended Operating Conditions
    5. 7.5  Power Supply Specifications
    6. 7.6  Power Consumption Summary
    7. 7.7  RF Specification
    8. 7.8  CPU Specifications
    9. 7.9  Thermal Resistance Characteristics for FCBGA Package [ALP0180A]
    10. 7.10 Timing and Switching Characteristics
      1. 7.10.1  Antenna Radiation Patterns
        1. 7.10.1.1 Antenna Radiation Patterns for Receiver
        2. 7.10.1.2 Antenna Radiation Patterns for Transmitter
      2. 7.10.2  Antenna Positions
      3. 7.10.3  Power Supply Sequencing and Reset Timing
      4. 7.10.4  Input Clocks and Oscillators
        1. 7.10.4.1 Clock Specifications
      5. 7.10.5  Multibuffered / Standard Serial Peripheral Interface (MibSPI)
        1. 7.10.5.1 Peripheral Description
        2. 7.10.5.2 MibSPI Transmit and Receive RAM Organization
          1. 7.10.5.2.1 SPI Timing Conditions
          2. 7.10.5.2.2 SPI Master Mode Switching Parameters (CLOCK PHASE = 0, SPICLK = output, SPISIMO = output, and SPISOMI = input)
          3. 7.10.5.2.3 SPI Master Mode Switching Parameters (CLOCK PHASE = 1, SPICLK = output, SPISIMO = output, and SPISOMI = input)
        3. 7.10.5.3 SPI Slave Mode I/O Timings
          1. 7.10.5.3.1 SPI Slave Mode Switching Parameters (SPICLK = input, SPISIMO = input, and SPISOMI = output)
        4. 7.10.5.4 Typical Interface Protocol Diagram (Slave Mode)
      6. 7.10.6  LVDS Interface Configuration
        1. 7.10.6.1 LVDS Interface Timings
      7. 7.10.7  General-Purpose Input/Output
        1. 7.10.7.1 Switching Characteristics for Output Timing versus Load Capacitance (CL) (1) (1)
      8. 7.10.8  Controller Area Network Interface (DCAN)
        1. 7.10.8.1 Dynamic Characteristics for the DCANx TX and RX Pins
      9. 7.10.9  Controller Area Network - Flexible Data-rate (CAN-FD)
        1. 7.10.9.1 Dynamic Characteristics for the CANx TX and RX Pins
      10. 7.10.10 Serial Communication Interface (SCI)
        1. 7.10.10.1 SCI Timing Requirements
      11. 7.10.11 Inter-Integrated Circuit Interface (I2C)
        1. 7.10.11.1 I2C Timing Requirements (1)
      12. 7.10.12 Quad Serial Peripheral Interface (QSPI)
        1. 7.10.12.1 QSPI Timing Conditions
        2. 7.10.12.2 Timing Requirements for QSPI Input (Read) Timings (1) (1)
        3. 7.10.12.3 QSPI Switching Characteristics
      13. 7.10.13 ETM Trace Interface
        1. 7.10.13.1 ETMTRACE Timing Conditions
        2. 7.10.13.2 ETM TRACE Switching Characteristics
      14. 7.10.14 Data Modification Module (DMM)
        1. 7.10.14.1 DMM Timing Requirements
      15. 7.10.15 JTAG Interface
        1. 7.10.15.1 JTAG Timing Conditions
        2. 7.10.15.2 Timing Requirements for IEEE 1149.1 JTAG
        3. 7.10.15.3 Switching Characteristics Over Recommended Operating Conditions for IEEE 1149.1 JTAG
  8. Detailed Description
    1. 8.1 Overview
    2. 8.2 Functional Block Diagram
    3. 8.3 Subsystems
      1. 8.3.1 RF and Analog Subsystem
        1. 8.3.1.1 Clock Subsystem
        2. 8.3.1.2 Transmit Subsystem
        3. 8.3.1.3 Receive Subsystem
      2. 8.3.2 Processor Subsystem
      3. 8.3.3 Automotive Interface
      4. 8.3.4 Main Subsystem Cortex-R4F Memory Map
      5. 8.3.5 DSP Subsystem Memory Map
    4. 8.4 Other Subsystems
      1. 8.4.1 ADC Channels (Service) for User Application
        1. 8.4.1.1 GP-ADC Parameter
  9. Monitoring and Diagnostics
    1. 9.1 Monitoring and Diagnostic Mechanisms
      1. 9.1.1 Error Signaling Module
  10. 10Applications, Implementation, and Layout
    1. 10.1 Application Information
    2. 10.2 Reference Schematic
  11. 11Device and Documentation Support
    1. 11.1 Device Nomenclature
    2. 11.2 Tools and Software
    3. 11.3 Documentation Support
    4. 11.4 Support Resources
    5. 11.5 Trademarks
    6. 11.6 Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    7. 11.7 Glossary
  12. 12Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information
    1. 12.1 Packaging Information
    2. 12.2 Tray Information for ALP, 15 × 15 mm

Package Options

Refer to the PDF data sheet for device specific package drawings

Mechanical Data (Package|Pins)
  • ALP|180
Thermal pad, mechanical data (Package|Pins)
Orderable Information

Features

  • FMCW transceiver
    • Integrated 4 receivers and 3 transmitters Antennas-On-Package (AOP)
    • Integrated PLL, transmitter, receiver, Baseband, and ADC
    • 76- to 81-GHz coverage with 4 GHz available bandwidth
    • Ultra-accurate chirp engine based on fractional-N PLL
    • TX Effective isotropic radiated power (EIRP): 16 dBm
    • RX Effective isotropic noise figure: 10 dB (76 to 81 GHz)
    • Phase noise at 1 MHz:
      • –95 dBc/Hz (76 to 77 GHz)
      • –93 dBc/Hz (77 to 81 GHz)
  • Built-in calibration and self-test (monitoring)
    • Arm® Cortex®-R4F-based radio control system
    • Built-in firmware (ROM)
    • Self-calibrating system across frequency and temperature
  • C674x DSP for FMCW signal processing
  • On-chip Memory: 2MB RAM
  • Arm Cortex-R4F microcontroller for object tracking and classification, AUTOSAR, and interface control
    • Supports autonomous mode (loading user application from QSPI flash memory)
  • Host interface
    • CAN (two instances, one being CAN-FD)
  • Other interfaces available to user application
    • Up to 6 general purpose ADC channels
    • Up to 2 SPI ports
    • Up to 2 UARTs
    • I2C
    • GPIOs
    • 2-lane LVDS interface for raw ADC data and debug instrumentation
  • Functional Safety-Compliant targeted
    • Developed for functional safety applications
    • Documentation will be available to aid ISO26262 functional safety system design
    • Hardware integrity up to ASIL-B targeted
    • Safety-related certification
      • ISO 26262 certification by TUV Sud planned
  • AEC-Q100 qualified
  • AWR1843AOP advanced features
    • Embedded self-monitoring with no host processor involvement
    • Complex baseband architecture
    • Embedded interference detection capability
    • Programmable phase rotators in transmit path to enable beam forming
  • Power management
    • Built-in LDO network for enhanced PSRR
    • I/Os support dual voltage 3.3 V/1.8 V
  • Clock source
    • Supports external oscillator at 40 MHz
    • Supports externally driven clock (square/sine) at 40 MHz
    • Supports 40 MHz crystal connection with load capacitors
  • Easy hardware design
    • 0.8-mm pitch, 180-pin 15 mm × 15 mm flip chip BGA package (ALP) for easy assembly and low-cost PCB design
    • Small solution size
  • Supports automotive temperature operating range