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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 E-ISSN 1432-1858

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Abstract

This paper presents the design and simulation results for a multi-frequency oscillator based on comple- mentary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) microelec- tromechanical 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 topol- ogy 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: 4575/50103
Uncontrolled Keywords: coustic surface wave devices; Acoustic waves; CMOS integrated circuits; Electric network topology; Electromechanical devices; MEMS; Metals; MOS devices; Phase noise; Resonators; Topology
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Anis Nurashikin Nordin
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2016 11:25
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2016 09:59
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/50310

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