[SI-LIST] : Why CML for high-speed interfaces?

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From: Eric Goodill (ericg@redback.com)
Date: Thu Aug 17 2000 - 17:59:48 PDT


I have noticed that many new high-speed interfaces are using
current-mode logic (CML).

Are there any particular advantages for high-speed signaling with CML as
compared to, say, PECL? Driver design? receiver noise immunity? Lower
power dissipation? Etc.

-Eric

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