Serializer/Deserializer (SerDes)

Texas Instruments offers a complete portfolio of gigabit serial transceivers using serializers and deserialzers with speeds ranging from 0.1 Gbps to 10+ Gbps.

The family of SerDes devices from TI provides low power dissipation while enabling multi-gigabit transmission over copper backplanes, cable and optical links. The transceivers can be used in a variety of communications applications, including Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet modules, Ethernet PON (Passive Optical Networking), synchronous optical network OC-48 and OC-192 based equipment, CPRI and OBSAI wireless infrastructure backplanes, display and imaging interfaces, and many other applications.

NEW! TLK10034 – Industry's first all-in-one transceiver for 10 Gbps Ethernet standards

  • Multiple protocol flexibility: Each of the four bi-directional channels support 10GBASE-KR, XAUI, 1GBASE-KX, CPRI, and OBSAI standard protocols
  • Optimized link performance: Link training seamlessly brings up the link and optimizes the transmitter pre-emphasis levels minimizing system BER
  • Reduced power consumption: Consumes 825 mW/channel (typ), compared to competitive SerDes that consume more than 1 W
  • Higher signal integrity: FEC manages the signal integrity performance by compensating up to 29 dB insertion loss at 6 GHz to improve BER and system margin


Parameter LVDS Ser/Des (<100MHz) Channel
Link (I)
Channel
Link II
Channel
Link III
Gigabit Ethernet/
Fibre Channel
FPGA-Link General Purpose Gigabit SONET/
Optical
10G
Serial Interface Max Speed/CH 2.5 Gbps 6.384 Gbps 2.7 Gbps 1 Gbps 2.6 Gbps 3.125 Gbps 6.25 Gbps OC-48 with FEC 10 Gbps
I/O LVDS/BLVDS LVDS LVDS/CML LVDS/CML LVPECL/VML CML CML/VML PECL CML/LVPECL
Clock Embedded Clock Parallel Clock Embedded Clock Embedded Clock & Control 8b/10b
Cable Reach Short (up to 10m) Medium (up to 20m) Short (up to 10m)
Parallel Interface I/O LVCMOS LVCMOS LVCMOS , LVDS LVCMOS LVCMOS LVDS LVCMOS, HSTL LVDS/PECL LVCMOS, HSTL, SSTL, CML
Bits 10, 15, 16, 18, 21, 28 14, 21, 28, 48 24, 32 4+clk (LVDS) 16, 21 10, 16, 20 5 8, 10, 16, 18, 20 4 4, 8, 10, 20, 32
Bus Speed 10 – 135 MHz 12 – 133 MHz 5 – 85 MHz 10 – 50 MHz 100 – 130 MHz 125 – 312.5 MHz 30 – 307 MHz 155/622 MHz 30 – 425 MHz
Typical Applications
  • Data
  • Wireless
  • Data
  • Displays
  • Data
  • Displays
  • Data
  • Displays
  • Imaging
  • Ethernet
  • Fibre Channel
  • Data
  • Display Walls
  • Data
  • OBSAI/CPRI
  • SONET
  • XAUI
Links to Products LVDS Ser/Des (<100MHz) Channel
Link (I)
Channel
Link II
Channel
Link III
Gigabit Ethernet/
Fibre Channel
FPGA-Link General Purpose Gigabit SONET/
Optical
10G

 

SerDes Design Resources

Featured SerDes App Notes

  • Comparing Bus Solutions (Rev. B)
    (slla067.pdf, 1795 Kbytes)
    Oct 2009 Download

SerDes Design Guides

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