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Integrated Frequency Synthesizers for Wireless Systems

Integrated Frequency Synthesizers for Wireless Systems


  • Date Published: June 2007
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521863155

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  • The increasingly demanding performance requirements of communications systems, as well as problems posed by the continued scaling of silicon technology, present numerous challenges for the design of frequency synthesizers in modern transceivers. This book contains everything you need to know for the efficient design of frequency synthesizers for today's communications applications. If you need to optimize performance and minimize design time, you will find this book invaluable. Using an intuitive yet rigorous approach, the authors describe simple analytical methods for the design of phase locked loop (PLL) frequency synthesizers using scaled silicon CMOS and bipolar technologies. The entire design process, from system-level specification to layout, is covered comprehensively. Practical design examples are included, and implementation issues are addressed. A key problem-solving resource for practitioners in IC design, the book will also be of interest to researchers and graduate students in electrical engineering.

    • Explains how to design PLL frequency synthesizers in scaled silicon CMOS and bipolar technologies
    • Contains worked design examples using realistic design parameters, and also contains solutions to practical implementation issues
    • Covers the whole design process from system-level specification to layout
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    Reviews & endorsements

    '… short and sweet at just under 250 pages, …Integrated Frequency Synthesizers for Wireless Systems is a good read for anyone outside of an expert in the field. This book is practical and provides a good theoretical foundation.' IEEE Microwave Magazine

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    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2007
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521863155
    • length: 248 pages
    • dimensions: 255 x 180 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.64kg
    • contains: 179 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Local oscillator requirements
    2. Phase-Locked Loops
    3. Fractional-N PLLs
    4. Electronic oscillators
    5. Noise in Oscillators
    6.Reactive components in oscillators
    7. Noise up-conversion in VCOs
    8. Frequency division
    9. Phase Comparison

  • Authors

    Andrea Leonardo Lacaita, Politecnico di Milano
    Andrea Lacaita is a professor of electronics and Head of the Microelectronics Laboratory, at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. His research interests have included optical systems for IC testing, phase noise in integrated LC-tuned oscillators and novel architectures of frequency synthesizers. During his career, he was also a Visiting Scientist at AT&T Bell Laboratories in New Jersey. He is a Senior member of the IEEE.

    Salvatore Levantino, Politecnico di Milano
    Salvatore Levantino is an assistant professor at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, where he teaches a course on integrated radio systems. His research interests have included noise generation mechanisms in oscillators, low-noise coupled oscillators and IF-sampling receiver architectures. In 2001, he worked for a year at Agere Systems (formerly Bell Laboratories) in New Jersey.

    Carlo Samori, Politecnico di Milano
    Carlo Samori is an associate professor at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, where his research is focused on the analysis and design of integrated circuits for communications in bipolar and CMOS technologies. He has been a consultant for the Communication Circuit Research Department at Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories, since 1997.

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