Coursebooks 2017-2018

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PLLs and clock & data recovery

MICRO-710

Lecturer(s) :

Kayal Maher

Language:

English

Remarque

Next time in Spring 2018

Summary

The course is covering following aspects: Fundamentals of Analog PLLs, Interference Effects, Deadzone and Phase Noise, VCO Design, All-Digital PLL Architecture and Implementation, Digitally-Controlled Oscillator, Time-to-Digital Converter, RC-Oscillators, Designing XTAL and MEMS Oscillator.

Content

Day 1:

-  Fundamentals of Analog PLLs
- Interference Effects in PLLs
- Spiral Inductor Interference, Deadzone and Phase Noise

Day 2:

- VCO Design
- Jitter and Phase Noise in PLLs

Day 3:

- All-Digital PLL Architecture and Implementation
- Digitally-Controlled Oscillator (DCO)
- Time-to-Digital Converter (TDC)

Day 4:

- Oscillator Basics: Feedback and Power Consumption
- RC-Oscillators
- Designing XTAL and MEMS Oscillator from MHz to GHz
- Low Phase Noise and Low Jitter 0.1-10GHz VCO

Day 5:

- Fractional-N PLLs for Frequency Synthesis
- FDC-Based Digital PLLs

Note

* Organized by MEAD/EPFL

More informations & registration at:
http://mead.ch/MEADNEW/plls-and-oscillators/

Contact: education@mead.ch

Keywords

Clock Recovery, PLL, VCO Circuits, Oscillators, Transceivers

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Analog IC Design

Resources

Ressources en bibliothèque

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