Design of SpaceWire Interface Conversion to PCI Bus

  • Zhenyu Wang
  • Lei Feng
  • Jiaqing QiaoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 157)


This paper introduces a firmware design of SpaceWire–PCI interface conversion. It makes good use of PCI bandwidth and can observably increase the conversion efficiency. Based on the analysis of packet format that defined in SpaceWire protocol, two processes are mainly introduced which is about packet format conversion and DMA data transfer. According to testing and comparing with the standard communication card, this design can significantly increase the maximum value of transfer rate.


SpaceWire PCI Interface conversion DMA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Harbin Institute of TechnologyAutomatic Test and Control InstituteHarbinChina

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