Articles by Andrei Grebennikov, M/A-COM Eurotec Operations

Transistor LC Oscillators for Wireless Applications: Theory and Design Aspects, Part III

In Part I of this tutorial article, 1 a detailed discussion and analysis of the start-up and steady-state oscillation conditions for transistor LC oscillators was given, with emphasis on CMOS devices. Part II 2 presented both linear and nonlinear phase noise models for parallel feedback and negative resistance oscillators....
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Transistor LC Oscillators for Wireless Applications: Theory and Design Aspects, Part II

Part I of this tutorial article 1 gave a detailed discussion and analysis of the start-up and steady-state oscillation conditions for transistor LC oscillators with emphasis on CMOS devices. Part II presents both linear and nonlinear phase noise models for the parallel feedback and negative resistance oscillators. Each approach...
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Transistor LC Oscillators for Wireless Applications: Theory and Design Aspects, Part I

The transistor LC oscillator is at the heart of any wireless communications system. Due to their low cost, design simplicity and ease in practical implementation, for example, MOSFET-based oscillators are widely used in modern wireless handset applications. This three-part tutorial highlights the basics of the oscillator circuit design, setting...
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