Toward Solving Multichannel RF-SoC Integration Issues Through Digital Fractional Division

@article{Mehr2016TowardSM,
  title={Toward Solving Multichannel RF-SoC Integration Issues Through Digital Fractional Division},
  author={Seyed Amir Reza Ahmadi Mehr and Massoud Tohidian and Robert Bogdan Staszewski},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems},
  year={2016},
  volume={24},
  pages={1071-1082}
}
In modern RF system on chips (SoCs), the digital content consumes up to 85% of the IC chip area. The recent push to integrate multiple RF-SoC cores is met with heavy resistance by the remaining RF/analog circuitry, which creates numerous strong aggressors and weak victims leading to RF performance degradation. A key such mechanism is injection pulling through parasitic coupling between various LC-tank oscillators as well as between them and strong transmitter (TX) outputs. Any static or dynamic… CONTINUE READING

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