Synopsys DesignWare Data Converter IP Solutions

Synopsys introduced their DesignWare Data Converter IP solutions. The DesignWare Data Converter IP solutions are available now for the 65-nm LP process. Support for the 40-nm LP process will be available in the second quarter. DesignWare data converters for broadband communication applications are also available now in the 65-nm LP and 40-nm LP processes. The Synopsys IP solutions are optimized for mobile broadband wireless communication applications like WiFi, WiMAX, LTE, and digital TV reception.

DesignWare Data Converter IP Solutions Highlights

  • Consist of high-performance, analog-to-digital data converters (ADCs) and digital-to-analog converters (DACs)
    • 10-bit and 12-bit pipeline ADCs running up to 250 MSPS in single channel and dual channel configurations
    • 14-bit current steering DACs running up to 400 MSPS in single channel and dual channel configurations
  • 50% improvement in power with smaller area compared to the previous generation of data converters
  • Optimized for mobile broadband wireless communication applications such as WiFi, WiMAX, LTE, and digital TV reception
  • Can reach extremely high sampling rates with great dynamic performance, while processing signal bandwidth beyond 100 MHz
  • Ideal for emerging, very-high data rate standards such as WiFi (802.11ac) and home networking (G.hn), and for the direct conversion of high intermediate frequency (IF) signals

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