Yes. I3C v1.1+ and I3C Basic v1.1.1 define the requirements, expectations, and configuration for Routing Devices.

Routing Devices enable the creation of multiple Routes across I3C Buses. A Routing Device enables more advanced Bus topologies, and requires buffers or queues to handle transactions across each Route.

A Routing Device contains a Control Function which is presented on the I3C Bus as a Virtual Target. The Controller configures the Routing Device by sending the SETROUTE CCC to its Control Function. Routes to other I3C Buses are treated as downstream targets, each of which generally has a Target Function which is also presented as a Virtual Target with its own Dynamic Address. Transactions are sent to the Route’s Target Function via its Dynamic Address, and the Routing Device manages the communications on the downstream I3C Bus.

For details, see the I3C v1.1 specification at Section 5.1.9.3.20.

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