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GaAs/CMOS chipset for ESCON fiber channel applications
Author(s): Kadiresan Annamalai
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Paper Abstract

The need for high bandwidth data transmission over distances of up to 10 kilometers and a large number of nodes has been fulfilled by the introduction of Enterprise Systems Connection Architecture (ESCONTM) and Fiber Channel standards. ESCON is an IBMTM serial interconnect standard for interconnecting IBM-compatible mainframes and their peripherals at 200 Megabud serial transmission rate. Fiber Channel is a serial interconnection standard for interconnecting supercomputers, mainframes, workstations, Personal Computers, storage devices, graphics terminals, scanners and printers at a data rate of 132 to 1065 Megabaud. This paper discusses the details of the GaAs/CMOS chipset for ESCON/Fiber Channel applications. It also describes the measurement setup for evaluating the jitter parameters, the jitter results of the transmitter and the jitter tolerance of the receiver.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1784, High-Speed Fiber Networks and Channels II, (9 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141072
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Kadiresan Annamalai, TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1784:
High-Speed Fiber Networks and Channels II
Kadiresan Annamalai, Editor(s)

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