Serdes shrinks to 90nm for speed record

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Edited by the Electronicstalk editorial team Nov 6, 2003

Just months after shipping the industry's first 130nm low-k technology comms IC, Agere Systems has produced the world's fastest working high-speed serial interface circuits.

Just months after shipping the industry's first 130nm low-k technology comms IC, Agere Systems has produced the world's fastest working high-speed serial interface circuits.

Agere's 90nm serdes technology will enable speeds of 12Gbit/s - 20% faster than currently available technology.

Agere manufactured the serdes technology at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the wo