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An integrated 5 GHz frequency synthesizer consuming only 5.4 mA from a 2.5 V supply is demonstrated in 0.25 /spl mu/m CMOS technology. The divider within the synthesizer employs the True Single Phase Clock logic. The output frequency spans from 5.14 to 5.70 GHz, with steps of 20 MHz. The reference spurs are -70 dBc and the phase noise is lower than -116 dBc/Hz at 1 MHz offset over the whole tuning range. The synthesizer is suitable for the HiperLAN II and the IEEE 802.11a standards.