Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


PCIe packet switches meet automotive demands

25 November 2019 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Diodes Incorporated announced the PI7C9X2G304EVQ and PI7C9X2G404EVQ PCIe 2.0 packet switches, offering 3-ports/4-lanes and 4-ports/4-lanes, respectively. The packet switches are automotive-compliant for use in telematics/ADAS, navigation systems, in-vehicle wireless routers, and emerging applications such as V2V and V2X communications.

The parts are designed to provide a simple solution to increase the fan-out of PCIe ports on SoCs, ASSPs, MPUs and FPGAs, supporting advanced features in the automotive industry. The devices are qualified to AEC-Q100 Grade 2, offer an operating temperature range of -40°C to +105°C, are PPAP capable, and are manufactured in IATF 16949 certified facilities.

Interoperability at the system level is guaranteed through compliance with the PCI-SIG PCIe Rev 2.1 standard. At the component level, pin-compatibility with existing Grade 3 solutions from Diodes Incorporated provides an easy migration path to higher performance for existing designs.

Advanced features include an integrated clock buffer and support for peer-to-peer traffic, delivering greater system performance. The low-power operation is complemented by link power management, including active-state power management L0 and L1, device-state power management D0, D3Hot and D3Cold. Power dissipation in L0 is 300 mW (typical), dropping to 35 mW in PCI-PM L1.1 D3Hot PM sub-state mode.

Latency for a packet running through the switch without blocking is 150 ns, and latency tolerance reporting improves platform power management. While the default mode is cut-through, store and forward modes are also supported. Peer-to-peer traffic is enabled through access control service support.

For more information contact Dirk Venter, Altron Arrow, +27 11 923 9600, dventer@arrow.altech.co.za, www.arrow.altech.co.za


Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

36 – 43,5 GHz medium-power amplifier
23 October 2019, RFiber Solutions , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
The CHA3398-98F from United Monolithic Semiconductors is a 4-stage monolithic medium-power amplifier, which produces 24 dB gain for 20 dBm output power. It is well suited for a wide range of applications, ...

Read more...
PA for wireless infrastructure
23 October 2019, RF Design , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
The QPA9903 from Qorvo is a linearisable power amplifier (PA) that operates from 1805 to 1880 MHz, targeting Band 3 small-cell wireless infrastructure systems. The PA delivers an output power of 28 dBm ...

Read more...
Automotive H-bridge driver
23 October 2019, Altron Arrow , Power Electronics / Power Management
The TLE985x H-bridge MOSFET driver IC product family from Infineon Technologies is an ideal fit for compact and cost-effective motor control solutions. It targets automotive applications such as sunroof, ...

Read more...
DC-22 GHz MMIC amplifier
25 November 2019, RF Design , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
The CMD284P4 from Custom MMIC is a wideband GaAs MMIC distributed amplifier housed in a leadless 4x4 mm plastic surface mount package. Suitable for S, C, X, Ku and K-band operation, the amplifier operates ...

Read more...
Automotive Bluetooth and Wi-Fi modules
25 November 2019, RF Design , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
The JODY-W2 series from u-blox are automotive-grade RF modules supporting dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac and dual-mode Bluetooth 5 (Bluetooth BR/EDR and Low Energy). These compact modules are based ...

Read more...
Half-bridge driver ICs
25 November 2019, Altron Arrow , Power Electronics / Power Management
The TLE92108 is a family of multi-MOSFET driver ICs introduced by Infineon Technologies, designed to control up to eight half-bridges (up to 16 n-channel MOSFETs) with one packaged device. A 24-bit serial ...

Read more...
Highly accurate digital temperature sensor
25 November 2019, Altron Arrow , Analogue, Mixed Signal, LSI
STMicroelectronics’ STTS22H is an ultra-low-power, high-accuracy digital temperature sensor offering optimised performance over the entire operating temperature range of -40°C to +125°C, and with accuracy ...

Read more...
Integrated switch and LNA module for 1-6 GHz
25 November 2019, RFiber Solutions , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
The MAMF-011119, made by Macom Technology Solutions, is a compact surface-mount, high-power SPDT (single-pole double-throw) switch and 2-stage low noise amplifier (LNA) module. It includes an antenna ...

Read more...
Dual-processor wireless SoC for demanding IoT applications
25 November 2019, RF Design , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
Nordic Semiconductor’s new nRF5340 high-end multiprotocol system-on-chip (SoC) is the first member of its next generation of nRF5 Series SoCs. The nRF5340 builds on Nordic’s proven and globally adopted ...

Read more...
Waterproof 5G/4G antenna
25 November 2019, RF Design , Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT
The Taoglas GSA.8835 is a fully IP67 rated waterproof 5G/4G external adhesive-mount antenna designed for use with all cellular modules worldwide, including new 5G bands. With extended wideband cellular ...

Read more...