Noise in Fully Integrated PLL’s

  • G. Palmisano
  • M. Paparo
  • F. Torrisi
  • P. Vita

Abstract

Phase locked loops (PLL) and low noise voltage controlled oscillators (VCO) for cordless and cellular applications are presented and innovative arrangements as well as design considerations are also discussed. Moreover, design equations are given for the main performance parameters of VCOs such as the oscillation amplitude, the oscillation frequency, the phase noise, etc. Measured results on experimental prototypes are reported which give a view of the state of the art in fully integrated PLLs and LC oscillators.

Keywords

Phase Noise Oscillation Amplitude Phase Lock Loop Charge Pump Voltage Control Oscillator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Palmisano
    • 1
  • M. Paparo
    • 2
  • F. Torrisi
    • 1
  • P. Vita
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of CataniaCataniaItaly
  2. 2.SGS-THOMSON MicroelectronicsCataniaItaly

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