DFE 8x8 100MHz TD-LTE Radio Unit

A rapid increase of the deployment of heterogeneous networks is helping deliver the high-speed networks, where we need them, with the capacity that is demanded. Many tier 1 suppliers have discovered that their existing designs don’t scale well. When designing mixed mode radios, there are many variables: the number of antennas, which air interfaces to support, bandwidth, and frequency. The Kintex® UltraScale™ family provides a scalable platform to ensure that a single system can be redeployed for multiple providers, in multiple regions, without a complete system redesign.

Solution Summary and Benefits

  • 8x8 multi-standard radio platform in a single, low power device. One platform for multiple regions, antenna configurations and standards for fast, cost effective deployment
  • UltraScale fabric for 491MHz performance in -1 speed grade device allows for compact, high performance implementation
  • JESD204B in all available speed grades to reduce power and OPEX.
  • Higher device utilization to permit implementation in  smaller, lower power devices
  • Tightly integrated development tool flow using OpenCL, Vivado® High-Level Synthesis, and IP Integrator for fast algorithm development
  • SmartCore™ DPD, CFR, Filter IP, specialized ecosystem IP for reduced time to integration
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UltraScale Architecture Benefits

  • Massive I/O Bandwidth
    • JESD204B support
    • Transceiver line rates supports 16.3Gbps next generation CPRI
  • Massive Data Flow & Routing
    • Supports 1.75X data flow in one single device
    • Higher utilization enables same functionality in a smaller device
  • ASIC-like Clocking
    • 15% system performance improvement for DPD calculation and CFR
  • Fastest DSP Processing
    • 491MHz DSP system performance for DSP and BRAM
    • 27X18 multipliers for optimized wireless design implementation
    • Leading HLS for dramatic increase in productivity
  • Power Management
    • 40% lower power transceivers
    • UltraScale device fabric and Vivado Design Suite for highly granular power control