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Estimating data-dependent jitter of a general LTI system from step response

Analui, Behnam and Buckwalter, James and Hajimiri, Ali (2005) Estimating data-dependent jitter of a general LTI system from step response. In: 2005 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 1841-1844. ISBN 0780388461

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We present a method for estimating data dependent jitter (DDJ) introduced by a general LTI system, based on the system's step response. A perturbation technique is used to generalize the analytical expression for DDJ. Different scales of DDJ are defined that characterize the probability distribution of jitter. In particular, we identify a dominant prior bit that signifies the well-known distribution of DDJ, the two impulse functions. We also highlight that system bandwidth is not a complete measure for predicting DDJ. We verify our generalized analytical expression of DDJ experimentally and show that estimation errors are less than 7.5%.

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Subject Keywords:Timing jitter, data dependent jitter, linear time-invariant systems, intersymbol interference, transient response
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Deposited By: Lindsay Cleary
Deposited On:11 Jul 2006
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