Compact PCIe SerIal Carrier


The CPIC (Compact PCIe SerIal Carrier) is a 6U board, with 2 FMC HPC that is compatible with any Compact PICMG CPCI-S.0 rack.

On the PCIe side it has a 4-lane interface, while the two FMC mezzanine slots uses a high-pin count (HPC) connector. It also integrates a Virtex-6 FPGA which enables the programming of various FMC boards.

By using different FMCs, it provides White Rabbit features (sub-ns clocks synchronization in a network with thousands of nodes and up to 10km distance range) for different applications:

  • ADC (Analog to Digital Converter)
  • DAC (Time to Digital Converter)
  • DDS (Direct Digital Synthesizer)
  • Fine delay, Digital I/O, etc.


  • Xilinx Virtex 6 FGPA: XC6VLX240T
  • FMC with 2x High-Pin Count FMC slots (HPC)
  • Compact PCI Serial Interface PCI express 4x (Virtex6 XAPP 1052 Core)


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