Anritsu Demonstrated Receiver Testing Using Synopsys DesignWare® IP for PCI Express 5.0 at PCI-SIG Developers Conference 2019

Press Release published by Anritsu

Signal Quality Analyzer-R MP1900A BERT to Generate Stress Signals and Evaluate Stressed Input Characteristics.

Luton, United Kingdom – July 9, 2019 Anritsu Company demonstrated leading-edge PCI Express® (PCIe®) 5.0 technology using the Anritsu Signal Quality Analyzer-R MP1900A high-performance Bit Error Rate Tester (BERT) and Synopsys DesignWare® IP for PCI Express 5.0 during the PCI-SIG® Developers Conference 2019, held June 18-19 in Santa Clara, CA. The demonstration showed how to generate stressed signals using the MP1900A and 5.0 compliance board and how to evaluate the receiver stressed input characteristics using 5.0 patterns.

The recently released PCIe 5.0 specification with speeds of 32 GT/s requires new measuring instruments supporting 5.0 patterns and crosstalk tests. Anritsu’s MP1900A solution with high-quality signals for PCIe 5.0 test patterns and multi-channel expandability for crosstalk tests can be expanded easily from PCIe 4.0 at 16GT/s to PCIe 5.0 at 32GT/s.

Leading the market in early PCIe 5.0 testing, the MP1900A BERT supports high-speed computer bus interfaces, such as PCI Express 5.0 and USB 3.2, as well as next-generation 400G Ethernet communications interfaces. Synopsys DesignWare IP for PCIe consist of silicon-proven controllers, PHYs, and verification IP, which are designed to support all required features of PCIe 5.0, 4.0, 3.1, 2.1, 1.1, and PIPE specifications.

About DesignWare IP

Synopsys is a leading provider of high-quality, silicon-proven IP solutions for SoC designs. The broad DesignWare IP portfolio includes logic libraries, embedded memories, embedded test, analog IP, wired and wireless interface IP, security IP, embedded processors, and subsystems. To accelerate prototyping, software development, and integration of IP into SoCs, Synopsys' IP Accelerated initiative offers IP prototyping kits, IP software development kits, and IP subsystems. Synopsys' extensive investment in IP quality, comprehensive technical support, and robust IP development methodology enable designers to reduce integration risk and accelerate time-to-market.

For more information on DesignWare IP, visit http://www.synopsys.com/designware

About Anritsu

Anritsu Corporation (www.anritsu.com), a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for 120 years. Anritsu’s “2020 VISION” philosophy engages customers as true partners to help develop wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital solutions for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance applications, as well as multidimensional service assurance solutions for network monitoring and optimization. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for communication products and systems. The company develops advanced solutions for 5G, M2M, IoT, as well as other emerging and legacy wireline and wireless communication markets. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu has approximately 3,500 employees in over 90 countries. 

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