What do the alphanumerics in the device date code represent?
The device date code for Intel® FPGAs is listed under the device part number on the package. The date code format is same for all FPGA and CPLD devices.
It contains 11 alphanumerics as shown: A XβZααYYWWT
DATE CODE DECODER
- A = Fab Process Identifier
- X = Final Test Location
- β = Base Die Identifier
- Z = Die Revision Level
- αα = Fab Process Code
- YY = Year
- WW = Work Week
- T = Altera Internal Identifier