IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - An Integrated 18 GHz fractional-N PLL in SiGe BiCMOS technology for satellite communications

2009 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC)

Author(s): Herzel, F. ; Osmany, S.A. ; Schmalz, K. ; Winkler, W. ; Scheytt, J.C. ; Podrebersek, T. ; Follmann, R. ; Heyer, H.-V.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 June 2009
Conference Location: Boston, MA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 7 June 2009
Page(s): 329 - 332
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-3378-0
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-3377-3
ISSN (Paper): 1529-2517
DOI: 10.1109/RFIC.2009.5135551
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We present a single-chip fractional-N PLL for space applications. The design employs a high-current charge pump with optimum output biasing and a low-current charge pump for extension of the... View More

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