serializer/deserializer


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serializer/deserializer

A device that takes parallel data, such as an 8-bit signal, and converts it into a serial stream for transmission on a serial link. At the other end, it converts the serial data back to parallel. See UART.
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10 Gigabit Ethernet Serializer/Deserializer (SERDES): PMC-Sierra is leveraging the superior signal integrity of its PM8358 QuadPHY 10GX SERDES device to implement the CPRI physical layer.
The advanced, integrated serializer/deserializer (SerDes) design extends the reach of 10Gb/s signaling up to 40 meters over copper InfiniBand cables.
The second is high-speed analog dual serializer/deserializer (SerDes) core for SXGA/SXGA+/UXGA application that utilizes a Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) I/O.
NYSE:A) today announced it has shipped its 10 millionth embedded serializer/deserializer (SerDes) channel as part of the company's application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) offering for storage, enterprise computing and network equipment manufacturers.
The loop switch has 22 full-duplex ports, each configurable to be host, device or cascade capable, and each port includes an integrated serializer/deserializer (SerDes).