A 2.5Gbps Transceiver and Channel Architecture for High-Speed Automotive Communication System

Kyongsu LEE  Jae-Yoon SIM  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E102-C   No.10   pp.766-769
Publication Date: 2019/10/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
DOI: 10.1587/transele.2018ECS6023
Type of Manuscript: BRIEF PAPER
Category: Integrated Electronics
Keyword: 
in-vehicle communication,  automotive communication,  high-speed transceiver,  interface circuits,  point-to-point channel,  

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Summary: 
In this paper, a new transceiver system for the in-vehicle communication system is proposed to enhance data transmission rate and timing accuracy in TDM-based application. The proposed system utilizes point-to-point (P2P) channel, a closed-loop clock forwarding path, and a transceiver with a repeater and clock delay adjuster. The proposed system with 4 ECU (Electronic Computing Unit) nodes is implemented in 180nm CMOS technology and, when compared with conventional bus-based system, achieved more than 125 times faster data transmission. The maximum data rate was 2.5Gbps at 1.8V power supply and the worst peak-to-peak jitter for the data and clock signals over 5000 data symbols were about 49.6ps and 9.8ps respectively.