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Multi‑frequency CMOS oscillator based on CMOS MEMS SAW resonator

Karim, Jamilah and Zainuddin, Ahmad Anwar and Alam, A. H. M. Zahirul and Nordin, Anis Nurashikin (2015) Multi‑frequency CMOS oscillator based on CMOS MEMS SAW resonator. Microsystems Technologies, 21 (9). pp. 1915-1922. ISSN 0946-7076

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Abstract

This paper presents the design and simulation results for a multi-frequency oscillator based on complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) surface acoustic wave (SAW) resonator. Multi-frequency oscillator is simulated using 0.35 μm CMOS technology. The oscillator operated at 600 and 1.76 GHz. The multi-frequency oscillator shows phase noise performance of −67.35 and −92.83 dBc/Hz at 100 kHz offset frequency for 600 MHz and 1.76 GHz, respectively, during simulation. The pierce circuit topology was used to sustain the oscillation from CMOS SAW resonator. The sustaining circuit was design and fabricated in 0.35 μm CMOS technology process with 3.3 V supply. The measured S21 of sustaining circuit topology are 6 and 2 dB at 1.76 GHz and 600 MHz, respectively. The phase responses for 1.76 GHz and 600 MHz are −50° and –200° correspondingly.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4575/39248
Uncontrolled Keywords: CMOS oscillator, CMOS, MEMS SAW resonator
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Anis Nurashikin Nordin
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2014 15:32
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2016 15:08
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/39248

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