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ESA HDL IP Cores Portfolio Overview

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This list summarizes the IP cores that can be currently licensed by ESA and those that are under development and will be released in the near future.

 

All the listed IP Cores are available in synthesizable VHDL with the exception of the RT53EU, which is available in generic technology netlist format. For more information about the IP Cores that are currently under development, please send an e-mail to ipcorerequest@esa.int.

 

 

CAN

 

CAN

  • The HurriCANe 5.2.4 comprises the following elements: CAN core, CAN controller, and AMBA APB wrapper (to integrate the CAN core into a system-on-chip).
  • Developer: ESTEC/ESA, Aurelia Microelettronica S.p.A. - 1999

 

CCIPC

  • The CANopen Controller IP Core (CCIPC) implements a large subset of the CANopen services as defined in the CAN in Automation (CiA) Standard “CANopen Application Layer and Communication Profile”.
  • Developer: Sitael - 2012

 

 

SpaceWire and SpaceFibre

 

SpWB

  • SpaceWire codec.
  • Developer: University of Dundee - 2013

 

SpW-AMBA

  • SpaceWire Encoder/Decoder with FIFOs (for Xilinx Virtex-E technology) and AMBA AHB master/slave interfaces.
  • Developer: Astrium SAS - 2001

 

SpW-RMAP-Astrium

  • The SpaceWire-RMAP IP core implements the Remote Memory Access Protocol (RMAP) extensions to SpaceWire.
  • Developer: Astrium - 2008

 

SpW-RMAP-Dundee

  • The SpaceWire-RMAP IP implements the Remote Memory Access Protocol (RMAP) extensions to SpaceWire. 
  • Developer: University of Dundee - 2009

 

SpWTDP

  • The Time Distribution Protocol (TDP) synchronizes time across a SpaceWire network. 
  • Developer: Aeroflex Gaisler - 2014

 

SpW-Node [UNDER VALIDATION]

  • Multi-protocol SpaceWire Node IP-core.
  • Developer: Teletel S.A. - Expected 2019

 

SpFi-Port-Gaisler

  • SpaceFibre IP.
  • Developer: Cobham Gaisler - 2018

 

SpFi-Dundee [UNDER DEVELOPMENT]

  • SpaceFibre IP.
  • Developer: Star Dundee - Expected 2019

 

 

SEE Mitigation

 

EDAC

  • The EDAC (Error Detection And Correction) IP Core is a set of encoders/decoders supporting data widths from 4 to 64 bits.
  • Developer: Surrey Satellite Technology, ESTEC/ESA - 2000

 

 

Processors

 

LEON2-FT

  • The LEON2-FT processor is the SEU (Single Event Upset) tolerant version of the LEON2 processor. Flip-flops are protected by Triple Modular Redundancy and all internal and external memories are protected by EDAC or parity bits.
  • Developer: ESTEC/ESA, Gaisler Research - 1999

 

 

Memory Controllers

 

DDR3-FT [UNDER DEVELOPMENT]

  • Fault tolerant DDR controller.
  • Developer: Cobham Gaisler - Expected 2019

 

 

On-Chip Communication

 

AHBR

  • The AHBR IP-Core implements an AMBA AHB to AMBA AHB bus bridge, where the two busses are clock synchronous clocks with defined frequency ratio function.
  • Developer: Astrium - 2008

 

IPMON

  • The IP Monitoring (IPMON) module is used to spy an AHB Bus, recording trace and statistics data.
  • Developer: Astrium - 2008

 

NoC [UNDER VALIDATION]

  • Network on Chip (NoC) for many-core System on Chip.
  • Developer: Recore Systems - Expected 2018

 

 

CCSDS data compression

 

SHyLoC

  • Bundle with two IP Cores:
    • SHyLoC-121: Universal lossless compression IP Core compliant with the CCSDS-121 standard.
    • SHyLoC-123: Multispectral and hyperspectral lossless compression IP Core compliant with the CCSDS-123 standard.
  • Developer: University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - 2018

 

 

CCSDS time keeping, packet telemetry and telecommand

 

CUC-CTM

  • The CCSDS Unsegmented Code (CUC) provides basic time keeping functions such an Elapsed Time counter according to the CCSDS Unsegmented Code specification.
  • Developer: ESTEC/ESA - 2000

 

PDEC

  • The PDEC (Packet Telecommand Decoder) comprises a complete CCSDS packet telecommand decoder (PDEC3), a Command Pulse Distribution Module (CPDM), and a Command Pulse Distribution Selector (CSEL), all of them being integrated in an AMBA AHB wrapper.
  • Developer: Gaisler Research - 2003

 

PTCD

  • The Packet Telecommand Decoder (PTCD) IP Core is a model of the MA28140 chip from GEC-Plessey Semiconductors.
  • Developer: Astrium SAS - 2002

 

PTME

  • The Packet Telemetry Encoder (PTME) comprises a complete CCSDS packet telemetry encoder.
  • Developer: ESTEC/ESA, Gaisler Research - 1999

 

SCCC IP Core

  • IP Core for Medium Data Rate PDT compliant with CCSDS 131.2-B standard.
  • Developer: IngeniArs S.r.l. - 2018

 

Authentication and encryption

 

AUIP

  • The Authentication Unit (AU) Intellectual Property (IP) contains functionality for Telecommand (TC) authentication using the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). The functionality also includes Key management and Logical Authentication Channel (LAC) management.
  • Developer: RUAG Space AB - 2010

 

 

Mil-Std-1553

 

IP1553

  • The IP1553 IP core implements a Mil-Std-1553 interface. It is compatible with the MIL-STD-1553B (notice 2) protocol and manages three different working modes: Bus Controller, Remote Terminal, and Bus Monitor.
  • Developer: Astrium SAS

 

RT53EUR

  • MIL-STD-1553B Remote Terminal IP Core. Delivered as a generic technology netlist format.
  • Developer: Astrium SAS - 2009

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