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L. Dello Sterpaio, A. Marino, P. Nannipieri, L. Fanucci, "Exploiting LabVIEW FPGA Socketed‑CLIP to design and implement soft‑core based complex digital architectures on PXI FPGA target boards", 2019 SMACD Conference, July 2019

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Abstract — PXI FPGA Peripheral Modules by National Instruments are meant to be used in LabVIEW even without any previous knowledge of Hardware Description Languages (HDL) and let users to hardware-accelerate their own test and measurement setups. However, designers fluent in HDL languages avoid such closed technology targets due to impossibility to include third-party designs or the needed over-effort to implement large and complex architectures into it, such as soft-core based systems. In this paper a partially automated workflow to benefit of the PXI environment allowing advanced HDL engineers to implement complex architectures is presented with reference to two successful use-case examples.