By Topic

A 0.8-mW 55-GHz Dual-Injection-Locked CMOS Frequency Divider

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Tang-Nian Luo ; Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei ; Yi-Jan Emery Chen

This paper presents the dual-injection-locking technique to enhance the locking range of resonator-based frequency dividers. By fully utilizing the voltage and current injection of the input signal, the divider locking range is extended significantly. The 0.8-mW dual-injection-locked frequency divider was developed in 90-nm digital CMOS technology. The total chip size is 0.77 mm times 0.5 mm. Without any varactor or inductor tuning, the input signal frequency coverage of the divider is from 35.7 to 54.9 GHz. Combined with the excellent locking range and sub-milliwatt power consumption, the figure-of-merit of this work surpasses those of the previous resonator-based dividers by more than one order.

Published in:

IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques  (Volume:56 ,  Issue: 3 )