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This text covers the analysis and design of all high-frequency oscillators required to realize integrated transceivers for wireless and wired applications. Starting with an in-depth review of basic oscillator theory, the authors provide a detailed analysis of many oscillator types and circuit topologies.

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Table of Contents

Preface. Glossary. Abbreviations.
1: Introduction. 1.1. History. 1.2. Application examples. 1.3. Literature on oscillators. 1.4. The oscillator designer. 1.5. Scope.
2: Oscillators. 2.1. The ideal oscillator. 2.2. The non-ideal oscillator. 2.3. Classification. 2.4. Oscillation conditions. 2.5. Amplitude stabilization and settling time. 2.6. Summary.
3: Structured design with FOMs. 3.1. Analog circuit design. 3.2. Structured and automated design methods. 3.3. FOM-based structured design. 3.4. Modeling framework. 3.5. Summary.
4: Specifications. 4.1. Nominal specifications versus design specifications. 4.2. Frequency and tuning range. 4.3. Phase noise to carrier ratio. 4.4. Jitter. 4.5. Waveform. 4.6. Carrier amplitude and power. 4.7. Phase and amplitude matching. 4.8. Power dissipation and supply voltage. 4.9. Supply pushing. 4.10. Voltage, temperature and process variation. 4.11. Technology and chip era. 4.12. Summary.
5: Elementary properties. 5.1. Frequency and phase. 5.2. Tuning. 5.3. Waveform. 5.4. Carrier amplitude and power. 5.5. Summary.
6: Practical properties. 6.1. Frequency and phase. 6.2. Tuning. 6.3. L(fm): linear time-invariant modeling. 6.4. L(fm): linear time-variantand nonlinear modeling. 6.5. Waveform. 6.6. Carrier amplitude and power. 6.7. Power dissapation and supply voltage. 6.8. Summary.
7: Figures of Merit. 7.1. Design FOMs. 7.2. Benchmark FOMs. 7.3. Summary.
8: AC phase noise simulation tool. 8.1. AC phase noise simulation. 8.2. ACPN simulation flow. 8.3. Simulation example I: verification of Lbipo (fm). 8.4. Simulation example II: L(fm) of a SOA LC oscillator. 8.5. Sumary.
9: Design examples. 9.1. A 670 830 MHz LC oscillator for FM radio in SOA. 9.2. A 0.9 2.2 GHz two-integrator VCO for Sat-TV. 9.3. A 225 310 MHz LC oscillator with PMOS varactors. 9.4. A 10GHz I/Q ring VCO for optical receivers.
A: Resonator quality factor.
B: Behavioral modeling building blocks.
C: The ideal limiter and implementations.
D: I/Q signal generation implementations.
E: The frequency of a ring oscillator.
F: Bipolar and MOS AC calculation model.
G: Overview of LC oscillator designs.
H: Overview of ring oscillator designs.
I: Q and L(fm) of linear LC oscillators.
J: Q and L(fm) of linear ring oscillators.
References. Literature on LC oscillator designs.
Literature on ring oscillator designs. About the Authors.

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