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【Microsemi】Microsemi社がコスト最適化、低消費電力のPolarfire とAnalog Devices社のWideband RFトランシーバーであるAD9371とインオペできるリファレンス・デザインを発表!

Microsemi社がコスト最適化、低消費電力、ミッドレンジのFPGAであるPorlarFireとAnalog Devices社のAD9371 高帯域RFトランシーバーをJESD204Bインターフェース経由で接続するソリューションを発表しました。
2ch トランスミッター、レシーバー、シンセサイザー、DSPを内蔵したAD9371の採用をお考えになっているお客様は、JESD204B経由でMicrosemi社の非常に低い消費電力のPolarFire FPGAを使用することができます。

Microsemi社のPolarFire FPGAは消費電力に最適化した12.7Gbpsトランシーバーを内蔵しており、10Gbpsで総消費電力90mW未満です。またJESD204B規格のトランスミッター、レシーバーを持つPolarFire FPGAトランシーバーのIPコアによって、JESD204Bベースのデータコンバータを簡単に搭載可能です。リンク幅はx1~x8、リンクレートは250Mbps~12.5Gbps/レーン、サブクラス0、1、2をサポートしております。
PolarFire FPGAは様々な市場に対して理想的なソリューションを提供していく一方で、Analog Devices社のAD9371 RFトランシーバーとの相互接続によって、PolarFire FPGAはワイヤレス・コミュニケーション、防衛、インダストリー・マーケットだけでなく、リモート・レディオ・ヘッド(RRH)、アクティブ・アンテナ、測定機器、ソフトウェア無線、massive MIMO(マッシブ・マイモ)、スモールセルのような高帯域アプリケーションにも最適です。
FPGA開発ツールLiberoのGold、Platinumライセンスをお持ちのお客様はJESD204BトランスミッターとレシーバーのIPコアにアクセスし、AD9371と共に簡単にPolarFireを使用することができ、またJESD204B スタンドアローン・デモンストレーションGUIを使用してPolarFire評価キット上でJESD204Bインターフェースを動作できます。

Microsemi's Cost-Optimized, Low Power Mid-Range PolarFire FPGAs Now Interoperate with Analog Devices' AD9371 Wideband RF Transceiver

Compatibility Enables PolarFire FPGAs to Serve the Unique Needs of the Wireless Communications, Medical and Defense Markets
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its cost-optimized, low power, mid-range PolarFire™ field programmable gate array (FPGA) is now interoperable with Analog Devices, Inc.'s AD9371 wideband integrated radio frequency (RF) transceiver via a JESD204B interface. Customers considering the AD9371—which offers dual channel transmitters and receivers, integrated synthesizers and digital signal processing functions—can utilize Microsemi's PolarFire FPGAs to interface and interoperate with JESD204B, while utilizing lower power implementation than competing devices.

Microsemi's PolarFire FPGAs feature a 12.7 Gbps transceiver fully optimized to be area efficient and low power, resulting in total power of less than 90 milliwatts (mWs) at 10 Gbps. Its intellectual property (IP) cores, which implement the transmitter and receiver interfaces of the JESD204B standard, are easy to integrate with JESD204B-based data converters. They support link widths from x1 to x8, and link rates from 250 Mbps to 12.5 Gbps per lane using subclass 0, 1 and 2. While PolarFire FPGAs are ideal for multiple markets, the interoperability with Analog Devices' AD9371 RF transceiver makes the devices particularly suitable for the wireless communications, defense and industrial markets, including high bandwidth applications such as remote radio head (RRH) and active antennae, test and measurement equipment, software defined radios, massive MIMO and small cells.

"PolarFire FPGA's transceivers and our JESD204B IP enabled us to successfully perform a loop back demonstration quickly with Analog Devices' AD9371 transceivers, validating their compatibility for customers looking to leverage the attractive capabilities of both devices," said Govind Krishnan, director of applications in Microsemi's Programmable business unit. "Customers who purchase a gold or platinum Libero™ software license from Microsemi will also have access to our JESD204B transmit and JESD204B receive IP cores for their designs, offering ease of use for customers utilizing PolarFire with AD9371."

Microsemi offers a reference design for customers to run the JESD204B Interface on its PolarFire Evaluation Kit using the JESD204B standalone demonstration graphical user interface (GUI) application. The reference design is built using PolarFire's high-speed transceiver blocks and the CoreJESD204BTX and CoreJESD204BRX IP cores. The reference design and GUI application are available for Microsemi's Libero SoC PolarFire Design Suite. All customers with a Libero gold (included with kit) or platinum license can access the JESD204B IP cores for no additional fee.

"Analog Devices' collaboration with Microsemi on JESD204B interfaces adds to the already strong adoption of our high-performance ADCs and DACs in addition to our RF transceivers," said Chuck Berry, director of partnerships and ecosystems, Analog Devices. "With ongoing year-over-year growth in design wins for our JESD204B products, it is critical we create an ecosystem of complementary technologies such as Microsemi's innovative PolarFire FPGAs. The interoperability efforts completed as part of this collaboration significantly reduces risk for customers using our technologies, and broadens the multi-technology collaboration between Analog Devices and Microsemi."

Microsemi provides a complete solution for implementing the JEDEC JESD204B, a high-speed serial interface standard for data converters which reduces the number of data inputs and outputs between high-speed data converters and receivers. Microsemi's CoreJESD204BTX (transmitter) can be used to interface to JESD204B-compliant DAC devices and its CoreJESD204BRX (receiver) can be used to interface to JESD204B-compliant ADC devices.

Microsemi's PolarFire FPGAs, launched in February, are designed to rethink how the industry has traditionally viewed FPGAs with mid-range densities, as the devices are the first non-volatile FPGAs providing more power and cost savings in comparison to SRAM FPGA solutions with 10G transceivers, advanced input/output (I/O), high security and digital signal processor (DSP) capabilities. The devices have embedded, high-speed transceiver blocks that can handle data rates ranging from 250 Mbps to 12.5 Gbps. The transceiver (PF_XCVR) module integrates several functional blocks to support multiple high-speed serial protocols within the FPGA.

Analog Devices collaborates with Microsemi as part of the Accelerate Ecosystem, designed to reduce time to market for end customers and time to revenue for ecosystem participants. Microsemi's Accelerate Ecosystem brings together leading silicon, intellectual property (IP), systems, software and design experts to deliver validated board and system-level solutions for end customers. Learn more at http://www.microsemi.com/design-support/accelerate-ecosystem-partners.

Availability
Microsemi's PolarFire FPGAs offering interoperability with Analog Devices' AD9371 RF transceiver are available now. For more information, visit https://www.microsemi.com/products/fpga-soc/fpga/polarfire-fpga or email sales.support@microsemi.com.

About PolarFire FPGAs
Microsemi's new cost-optimized PolarFire FPGAs deliver the industry's lowest power at mid-range densities with exceptional security and reliability. The product family features 12.7 Gbps Serializer/Deserializer (SerDes) transceivers at up to 50 percent lower power than competing FPGAs. Densities span from 100K to 500K logic elements (LEs) and are ideal for a wide range of applications within wireline access networks and mobile infrastructure, defense and commercial aviation markets, as well as industry 4.0 which includes the industrial automation and Internet of Things (IoT) markets.

PolarFire FPGAs' transceivers can support multiple serial protocols, making the products ideal for communications applications with 10Gbps Ethernet, CPRI, JESD204B, Interlaken and PCIe. In addition, the ability to implement serial gigabit Ethernet (SGMII) on general purpose input/output (GPIO) enables numerous 1Gbps Ethernet links to be supported. PolarFire FPGAs also contain the most hardened security IP to protect customer designs, data and supply chain. The non-volatile PolarFire product family consumes 10 times less static power than competitive devices and features an even lower standby power referred to as Flash*Freeze. For more information, visit www.microsemi.com/polarfire.

About Microsemi
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for aerospace & defense, communications, data center and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, setting the world's standard for time; voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; enterprise storage and communication solutions, security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Ethernet solutions; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California and has approximately 4,800 employees globally. Learn more at www.microsemi.com.

Microsemi and the Microsemi logo are registered trademarks or service marks of Microsemi Corporation and/or its affiliates. Third-party trademarks and service marks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Any statements set forth in this news release that are not entirely historical and factual in nature, including statements related to its cost-optimized, low power, mid-range PolarFire FPGA being interoperable with Analog Devices, Inc.'s AD9371 RF transceiver via a JESD204B interface, and its potential effects on future business, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations and are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. The potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, such factors as rapidly changing technology and product obsolescence, potential cost increases, variations in customer order preferences, weakness or competitive pricing environment of the marketplace, uncertain demand for and acceptance of the company's products, adverse circumstances in any of our end markets, results of in-process or planned development or marketing and promotional campaigns, difficulties foreseeing future demand, potential non-realization of expected orders or non-realization of backlog, product returns, product liability, and other potential unexpected business and economic conditions or adverse changes in current or expected industry conditions, difficulties and costs of protecting patents and other proprietary rights, inventory obsolescence and difficulties regarding customer qualification of products. In addition to these factors and any other factors mentioned elsewhere in this news release, the reader should refer as well to the factors, uncertainties or risks identified in the company's most recent Form 10-K and all subsequent Form 10-Q reports filed by Microsemi with the SEC. Additional risk factors may be identified from time to time in Microsemi's future filings. The forward-looking statements included in this release speak only as of the date hereof, and Microsemi does not undertake any obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

SOURCE Microsemi Corporation

For further information: Farhad Mafie, VP Worldwide Product Marketing, 949-356-2399; Beth P. Quezada, Director, Corporate Communications, 949-380-6102; press@microsemi.com


 

IP Module - CoreJESD204BTX

CoreJESD204BTX is the transmitter interface of the JEDEC JESD204B standard. This specification describes a high speed serial interface for data converters. This IP core supports 2 default data rates, 1.25 Gbps and 2.5 Gbps per lane. This means 10Gbps can be achieved across the 4 lanes of the CoreJESD204BRx for most configurations. The Core can be reconfigured through the APB interface to allow EPCS mode to achieve a higher data rates.


Features:

  • Designed to JEDEC JESD204B specification
  • Enables interfacing of JESD204B compliant DAC convertors with SmartFusion2
  • Supports 1, 2, 4 and 8 lanes
  • Performs user-enabled scrambling
  • Generates initial lane alignment sequence
  • Performs alignment character generation
  • Sources link configuration data with user selected parameter values during initial lane synchronization sequence
  • Performs the alignment character generation
  • Performs 8B/10B encoding
  • Supports Subclasses 0, 1 and 2
  • Internal clock generation
  • Sync~ signal decoding
  • Supports data width of 16, 32, or 64 bits


Supported Devices:

  • PolarFire
  • RTG4
  • SmartFusion2
  • IGLOO2


Resources


 

IP Module - CoreJESD204BRX

CoreJESD204BRX is the receiver conforming to the JEDEC JESD204B standard. This specification describes a high speed serial interface for data converters. This IP core supports 2 default data rates, 1.25 Gbps and 2.5 Gbps per lane. This means 10Gbps can be achieved across the 4 lanes of the CoreJESD204BRx for most configurations. The Core can be reconfigured through the APB interface to allow EPCS mode to achieve a higher data rates.


Features:

  • Designed to JEDEC JESD204B specification
  • Enables interfacing of JESD204B compliant DAC convertors with SmartFusion2
  • Supports 1, 2, 4, or 8 lanes
  • Supports Subclasses 0, 1 and 2
  • Sync~ signal encoding
  • Performs word alignment
  • Performs 8B/10B decoding
  • Recovers link configuration parameters
  • Performs lane alignment buffering, monitoring and correction
  • Performs user-enabled frame alignment, monitoring and correction
  • Performs octet reconstruction
  • Performs user-enabled descrambling
  • Error detection
  • Supports data width of 16, 32, or 64 bits


Supported Devices:

  • PolarFire
  • RTG4
  • SmartFusion2
  • IGLOO2


Resources

PolarFire Evaluation Kit

Microsemi's PolarFire Evaluation Kit offers high-performance evaluation across a broad class of applications. This kit is ideally suited for high-speed transceiver evaluation, 10Gb Ethernet, IEEE1588, JESD204B, SyncE, CPRI and more. The kit connections include a high pin count (HPC) FPGA mezzanine card (FMC), numerous SMAs, PCIe, Dual Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, SFP+ and USB. A 300K logic element (LE) PolarFire FPGA with DDR4, DDR3 and SPI-flash allow a broad class of high-performance designs to be developed.

This kit is targeted for public release in May 2017, for early access contact Microsemi Sales Representative

Kit Contents – MPF300-EVAL-KIT-ES

Quantity Description
1 PolarFire Evaluation Kit Board with MPF300TS-1FCG1152EES Device
1 12V Power Pack/AC Adapter
1 USB 2.0 A male to Mini-B
1 QuickStart Card
1 1 Year Libero Gold Software License included with kit ($995 value) - Supports PolarFire 100K, 200K LE devices and the, MPF300TS-1FCG1152I/EES and MPF300TS-1FCG484I/EES (Kit Devices)

Hardware Features:

  • PolarFire
  • 300K LE PolarFire FPGA in an FCG1152 Package (MPF300TS-1FCG1152EES)
  • HPC FMC Connector
  • 1x SFP+ Cage
  • IEEE1588 PLL
  • SMA connectors for testing of full-duplex 12.7Gbps SERDES channel
  • 4GB DDR4 x32 and 2GB DDR3 x16
  • PCI Express (x4) Edge Connector
  • 2 x RJ45 for 10/100/1000 Ethernet using SGMII on GPIO
  • Dual 10/100/1000BASE-T PHY (VSC8575) for SyncE and 1588 application
  • SATA Interface
  • Power Management Unit for 1 or 1.05v PolarFire FPGA core voltage
  • USB to UART Interface
  • Embedded programming and debugging using SPI and JTAG
  • On-board Power Monitoring
  • 2 x 1Gb SPI Flash Memory

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