Dual-Channel 10-Gigabit Ethernet SFI-to-XFI PHY with EDC

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Dual-channel 10 GbE SFI-to-XFI (10-Gigabit serial electrical interface) PHY that incorporates an Electronic Dispersion Compensation (EDC) equalizer supporting SFP+ line-card applications.
The BCM8752 is a multirate physical layer targeted for optical fiber and copper twin-ax applications. It interfaces with both limiting- and linear-based SFP+ and SFP modules, and SFP+ copper twin-ax cable. The BCM8752 is fully compliant with the 10 GbE SFP+ standard and also supports 1000BASE-X for 1 GbE operation. The BCM8752 is developed using an all-DSP high-speed front end, providing the highest performance and most flexibility for line-card designers. An on-chip microcontroller implements the control algorithm for the DSP core.


  • Dual-channel SFI-to-XFI physical layer developed in low-power 65 nm CMOS process technology
  • Supports SFP+ SR, LR and LRM optical interfaces
  • Single-reference clock input enables use of a low-cost 156.25 MHz oscillator
  • 1 GbE mode, with support for IEEE 802.3™ Clause 37 AN

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Lifecycle Active
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PHY Type 10GE
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