TITLE

WAITING TO GET ON THE BUS

AUTHOR(S)
Donovan, Iohn
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Portable Design;Dec2006, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various bus architectures for interchip communications. These include the Inter Integrated Circuit (I2C) bus, which has been the standard for electronic chip interfaces. It is an eight-bit bus that has a serial data line and serial clock line. The serial peripheral interface bus from Motorola Inc. is a full duplex, thus, making it faster than I2C. However, it does not handle handshaking mechanisms and does not support device addressing. Peripheral component interface Express bus allows data transfer at 250 megabits per second. It is a full duplex and has a maximum data transfer rate of 16 gigabits per second.
ACCESSION #
23450965

 

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