SerDesShort for serializer/deserializer, SerDes is an integrated circuit transceiver used to convert parallel and serial data. SerDes converts data into a serial data stream and then transmits it over a differential media. SerDes reduces the number of data paths and also the number of connecting PINs (or wires) required.
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