The SpaceWire-b (SpW-b) CODEC is a high speed serial transmitter/receiver compliant with the SpaceWire standard, as described in ECSS document ECSS-E-ST-50-12C.
This IP-Core consists of a SystemC model, described at transactional level, of such SpW-b CODEC. External ports are implemented according to the OSCI TLM 2.0 standard and use both Approximately- and Loosely-Timed Coding Styles (abbreviated as AT and LT respectively). Depending on the desired accuracy/speed tradeoff, the model can target either the exchange or the packet protocol levels as described in the ECSS standard.
Speed / Accuracy Results
- Average speed-up with respect to the reference RTL model: > 300x for LT at packet level, > 80x for AT at exchange level
- Average timing accuracy with respect to the reference RTL model: > 90% for LT at packet level, > 99% for AT at exchange level
Qualtek sprl, 2010
version 0.1, December 2010
The IP-Core is distributed under the GPL license and no handling fee is applied. To get access to the core please submitt a request using the appropriate Request Form.