Does the Virtex-II Pro RocketIO meet the jitter compliance specifications for 2 Gb/s Fibre Channel?
Shortly before August 31, 2004, the Jitter Tolerance and Jitter Generation numbers published in the latest (August 2004) Virtex-II Pro data sheet were updated with additional data showing that the Virtex-II Pro MGTs do meet the 2G Fibre Channel specifications. These numbers were updated to show performance at 2.125Gbps specifically. (The original data sheet numbers were for 3.125 Gbps operation.)
A summary of the newly added data sheet numbers follows:
SPEC VIRTEX-II PRO DATASHEET
Tx Jitter Generation Deterministic 0.08 UI Max
Tx Jitter Generation Random 0.19 UI Max
Rx Jitter Tolerance Deterministic 0.43 UI Max
Rx Jitter Tolerance Total 0.65 UI Max