CCSDS SCCC Turbo Encoder + Decoder

Block Diagram

Solution Type: IP Core

End Market: Broadcast, Military, Test & Measurement, Wireless, Wireline

Evaluation Method: OpenCore Plus

Technology: DSP: Error Detection and Correction

Arria Series: Intel® Arria® 10, Arria® V, Intel® Arria® 10 SoC, Arria® V SoC

Cyclone Series: Cyclone® IV, Cyclone® V, Cyclone® V SoC

Stratix Series: Stratix® IV, Stratix® V


The recommended CCSDS 131.2-B-1 standard in-troduces a Serial Concatenated Convolutional Code(SCCC). Main goal of this code is to allow an efficientuse of available bandwidth, by allowing to select from 27valid configurations with a wide range of constellations,block lengths and code rates.The outstanding error correction performance of theSCCC code in combination with the high data ratesmakes this IP core the ideal fit for further applicationswhere high throughput and high spectral efficiency is keyfor operation.


  • Compliant with CCSDS 131.2-B-1 Support for all 27 ACM formats Support for all modulation schemes(QPSK, 8-PSK, 16-APSK, 32-APSK,64-APSK)

Device Utilization and Performance

Coded throughput of up to 1.25 Gbit/s at 200 MHz and10 iterations Symbol rates of up to 372 MSymbols/s at 200 MHz ES/N0at 20 iterations and block error rate of10−4:–1.7dB(QPSK, 16,200 bits, code rate 0.52)–4.01dB(8-PSK, 24,300 bits, code rate 0.46)–8.28dB(16-APSK, 32,400 bits, code rate 0.59)–11.56dB(32-APSK, 40,500 bits, code rate 0.64)–14.83dB(64-APSK, 48,600 bits, code rate 0.69)

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IP Quality Metrics

Year IP was first released2019
Latest version of Quartus supported18.0
Altera Customer Use
IP has been successfully implemented in production with at least one customerN

Customer deliverables include the following:

  • Design file (encrypted source code or post-synthesis netlist)
  • Simulation model for ModelSim Altera edition
  • Timing and/or layout constraints
  • Testbench or design example
  • Documentation with revision control
  • Readme file
Parameterization GUI allowing end user to configure IPN
IP core is enabled for OpenCore Plus SupportY
Source language
Testbench languageVHDL
Software drivers providedN
Driver OS supportn/a
User InterfaceOther: Proprietary
IP-XACT Metadata includedN
Simulators supportedModelSim, Riviera Pro
Hardware validated N. Altera Board Name NULL
Industry standard compliance testing performed
If No, is it planned?Y
IP has undergone interoperability testing
Interoperability reports available  N

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