Phase noise and timing jitter in oscillators with colored-noise sources

  title={Phase noise and timing jitter in oscillators with colored-noise sources},
  author={Alper Demir},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I-regular Papers},
  • A. Demir
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Physics
  • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I-regular Papers
Phase noise or timing jitter in oscillators is of major concern in wireless and optical communications, being a major contributor to the bit-error rate of communication systems, and creating synchronization problems in other clocked and sampled-data systems. This paper presents the theory and practical characterization of phase noise in oscillators due to colored, as opposed to white, noise sources. Shot and thermal noise sources in oscillators can be modeled as white-noise sources for all… 
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