High-Speed Differential Transmitter With Programmable Pre-Emphasis and De-Emphasis Options Based Upon Current Bias Circuit With Adjustable Current Strength
Publication Date: 2002-Oct-16
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Disclosed is a method that uses a high-speed differential transmitter to pre-compensate for losses in the media at certain data rates (Pre-Emphasis, or PE) and avoid over-driving at the others (De-Emphasis, or DE). Benefits include providing a robust and economical implementation of PE and DE.