Fast Hopping Frequency Generation in Digital CMOS

  • Mohammad Farazian
  • Lawrence E. Larson
  • Prasad S. Gudem

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Mohammad Farazian, Prasad S Gudem, Lawrence E Larson
    Pages 1-15
  3. Mohammad Farazian, Prasad S. Gudem, Lawrence E. Larson
    Pages 17-43
  4. Mohammed Farazian, Prasad S Gudem, Lawrence E. Larson
    Pages 45-56
  5. Mohammad Farazian, Prasad S Gudem, Lawrence E. Larson
    Pages 57-86
  6. Mohammed Farazian, Prasad S Gudem, Lawrence E Larson
    Pages 87-106
  7. Mohammad Farazian, Prasad S Gudem, Lawrence E Larson
    Pages 107-133
  8. Mohammad Farazian, Prasad S Gudem, Lawrence E Larson
    Pages 135-136
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 137-152

About this book


Overcoming the agility limitations of conventional frequency synthesizers in multi-band OFDM ultra wideband is a key research goal in digital technology. This volume outlines a frequency plan that can generate all the required frequencies from a single fixed frequency, able to implement center frequencies with no more than two levels of SSB mixing. It recognizes the need for future synthesizers to bypass on-chip inductors and operate at low voltages to enable the increased integration and efficiency of networked appliances. The author examines in depth the architecture of the dividers that generate the necessary frequencies from a single base frequency and are capable of establishing a fractional division ratio.


Presenting the first CMOS inductorless single PLL 14-band frequency synthesizer for MB-OFDMUWB makes this volume a key addition to the literature, and with the synthesizer capable of arbitrary band-hopping in less than two nanoseconds, it operates well within the desired range on a 1.2-volt power supply. The author’s close analysis of the operation, stability, and phase noise of injection-locked regenerative frequency dividers will provide researchers and technicians with much food for developmental thought.


Multi-band OFDM OFDM OFDM modulation digital centric design fast hopping synthesizer frequency dividers inductor-less design methodology injection-locked frequency dividers injection-locked oscillators orthogonal frequency division multiplexing power combiners for UWB frequency synthesizer ultra wideband circuits ultra wideband communication

Authors and affiliations

  • Mohammad Farazian
    • 1
  • Lawrence E. Larson
    • 2
  • Prasad S. Gudem
    • 3
  1. 1.Qualcomm IncorporatedSan DiegoUSA
  2. 2., Dept. of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of California, San DiegoSan DiegoUSA
  3. 3.Qualcomm IncorporatedSan DiegoUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-0489-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-0490-3
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