Phase-Locked Loops

  • Jan W. M. Bergmans


The timing-recovery subsystem of the receiver determines the sampling instants that are used for data detection. Since these instants are discrete, any phase-locked-loop (PLL) that is embedded in the timing-recovery subsystem has fundamentally a discrete-time nature. Discrete-time PLLs have received relatively little attention in the literature (see [16] for an overview). Fortunately, their properties approach those of analog PLLs in many cases of practical interest, as we will see. This renders a range of books and review articles on analog PLLs relevant [3], [4], [8], [10], [14], [15], [20], [6], [18].


Manifold Huygens 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. M. Bergmans
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  1. 1.Philips ResearchEindhovenThe Netherlands

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