Patent Number: 7,613,263

Title: Clock and data recovery method and apparatus

Abstract: A method and circuit for processing a serial data stream carrying data at a rate established by an underlying clock signal, the method and circuit involving: time-stamping each of the transitions of a sequence of transitions within the serial data stream to thereby generate a sequence of time stamps; and based at least in part on the sequence of time-stamps, recovering the data from the serial data stream.

Inventors: Allen; Daniel J. (Derry, NH)

Assignee: Altera Corporation

International Classification: H04L 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017