Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

A Study of the Lock Range of Injection-Locked CMOS Active-Inductor Oscillators Using a Linear Control System Approach

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
$31 $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)
Yushi Zhou ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ryerson Univ., Toronto, ON, Canada ; Fei Yuan

This brief investigates the lock range of injection-locked LC oscillators using a linear control system approach. It explores the intrinsic relation between the lock range of injection-locked LC oscillators and the injection-induced variation of the impedance of the LC tank. We show that injection-locked active-inductor LC oscillators exhibit a larger lock range, as compared with their passive counterparts. We further show that the large lock range of injection-locked active-inductor oscillators is due to both the low quality factor and the large injection-induced variation of the inductance of active inductors. These findings are validated using an injection-locked passive LC oscillator and an injection-locked active-inductor LC oscillator designed in IBM 0.13- μm 1.2-V CMOS technology.

Published in:

Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:58 ,  Issue: 10 )

Date of Publication:

Oct. 2011

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.