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T2M USB USB 3.0/ PCIe 2.0 Combo PHY IP in 28HPC+

USB 3.0/ PCIe 2.0 Combo PHY IP in 28HPC+

Description and Features

The Combo PHY is a complete USB 3.0 and PCIe 2.0 PHY IP solution designed for a mobile and data consumer applications in TSMC 28nm process. It supports both USB3.0 (1 or 2 ports) and PCIe 2.0 (1 lane). It consists of Physical Coding Sublayer and Physical Media Attachment and includes all circuitry for interface operation with 8/10 encoding/decoding, driver, input buffers, PLL and impedance matching circuitry. The PHY provides standard PIPE interface with the Media Access Layer for exchanging information. Lower power consumption is achieved due to support of additional PLL control, reference clock control, and embedded power gating control. Also, since aforementioned low power mode setting is configurable, the PHY is widely applicable for various scenarios under different consideration of power consumption.

  • Standard PHY interface (PIPE) enables multiple IP sources for PCIe/USB3 MAC layer

  • Supports 2.5GT/s and 5.0GT/s serial data transmission rate

  • Supports 16-bit or 32-bit parallel interface

  • Data and clock recovery from serial stream

  • 8b/10b encoder/decoder and error indication

  • Support direct disparity control for use in transmitting compliance pattern in Pole mode

  • Support power change and rate change at a same PCLK edge in PCIe mode

  • Tunable Receiver detection to detect worse case cables

  • Beacon transmission and reception in Pole mode

  • Low Frequency Periodic Signaling (LFPS) transmission and reception in USB 3.0 mode

  • Support SSCG function to reduce EMI effects with tunable down spread amplitude

  • Selectable TX margining, Tx de-emphasis and signal swing values

  • Internal Loopback Test Capable

  • Allowable analog circuit parameter adjustment and internal test control

  • Compliant with USB3/PCIe base specification

  • Silicon Proven in TSMC 28HPC+.


  • GDSII Format Including Layer Configuration

  • Representation of Placement and Routing in LEF Format

  • Standard Cell Library with Timing and Power Specifications

  • Behavioral Model Expressed in Verilog HDL

  • Netlist Including Timing Annotations in SDF Format

  • Layout Design Guidelines for Optimal Implementation

  • Validation Reports Ensuring Layout Consistency and Rule Adherence