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Closed-loop spurious tone reduction for self-healing frequency synthesizers

Bohn, Florian and Dasgupta, Kaushik and Hajimiri, Ali (2011) Closed-loop spurious tone reduction for self-healing frequency synthesizers. In: 2011 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ. ISBN 978-1-4244-8292-4.

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On-chip spurious tone detection and correction in an 8-12 GHz CMOS synthesizer is used to automatically reduce spurious output tones at different offset frequencies by up to 20dB. Using synchronous detection, sensitivity is limited by detection time only. The presented methods are generally applicable to frequency synthesizers and phased-locked loops in various applications.

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Additional Information:© 2011 IEEE. This work was supported by the Air Force Research Laboratory. The authors would like to thank Sam Reynolds and Zach Sparling of MOSIS for their support.
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Subject Keywords:phase locked loop, frequency synthesizer, spurious tones, VCO reference spur, spur reduction techniques, spurious tone suppression, sampled loop filter
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Official Citation:F. Bohn, K. Dasgupta and A. Hajimiri, "Closed-loop spurious tone reduction for self-healing frequency synthesizers," 2011 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium, Baltimore, MD, 2011, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.1109/RFIC.2011.5940704
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