Pericom Announces New Low-jitter, High-frequency Crystal Oscillator Family for High-speed Serial Applications in 10GbE, PON and SAS
Best price/performance combination for high frequency timing reference of up to 220MHz for the growing networking, storage and broadband access markets
“According to market analyst data (Dell’Oro – July ’08, Gartner – July ’07, IDC – 2007), total shipments of 10GbE, PON, and SAS2 will exceed 60 Million ports by 2012,” said
The 2.5V/3.3V SX/SN series and 3.3V SD/SH series of XP crystal oscillators (XO) feature the very latest in oscillator circuit design techniques. Based on a proprietary patented technology that combines Pericom’s IC silicon technology and Saronix-eCera quartz technology, the XP oscillators are designed for much improved reliability and lower phase jitter (0.25ps rms typical) for high-frequency 2.5V & 3.3V CMOS/PECL clock applications. The product is drop-in compatible with existing Overtone, SAW, and PLL-based oscillator solutions in 4-pin 5x7mm (2.5V/3.3V SX CMOS Series), 6-pin 5x7mm (2.5V/3.3V SN PECL) and 6-pin 3.2x5mm (3.3V SD PECL Series) packages.
Key Features & Benefits
The patented XP clock circuit technology integrated on Pericom Silicon allows a thicker crystal than those used in traditional overtone circuits, thereby enabling improved long-term reliability and fewer failures than traditional overtone oscillators.
XP oscillators contain no internal PLL frequency multiplier; therefore output jitter is very low.
XP oscillators use BAW (bulk acoustic wave) crystal devices, thereby achieving better stability performance than oscillators based on high frequency SAW (surface acoustic wave) designs.
Low Power Consumption
XP CMOS oscillators consume an unprecedented low level of current; only 25mA max (2.5V) and 30mA max (3.3V) significantly lower than other competing technologies.
Pricing & Availability
OEM 100K prices range from
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Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM) enables serial connectivity with complete solutions for computing, communications and consumer market segments. Pericom’s integrated circuits and SaRonix-eCera frequency control products provide the connectivity, timing and conditioning of high-speed signals required by today’s electronic applications. Company headquarters are in
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