crystal oscillator

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Noun1.crystal oscillator - an oscillator that produces electrical oscillations at a frequency determined by the physical characteristics of a piezoelectric quartz crystal
oscillator - generator that produces sonic oscillations or alternating current
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The 4:1 MUX combines 4 10Gb/s inputs into a 40Gb/s output, and the integrated CMU aligns the on-chip VCO to a system frequency reference signal.
4GHz, 4GHz and 7GHz LC tank VCO will be presented at CDNLive in HsinChu, Taiwan on Nov, 7.
For designers working on wireless base stations, optical networks, and telecom applications, the on-chip VCO eliminates a large discrete oscillator, while the 14 output channels will often provide all of the clocks needed on the transceiver or line card, simplifying space considerations and lowering system costs.
While this VCO was developed for several specific applications, we believe it has the potential to become a key product for Vari-L over the long term.
IBM will use Summa Four's VCO switches to provide discrete call control, resource management, and bridging between a variety of public network infrastructures.
The VCO operates at twice the fundamental frequency to reduce spurious emissions and frequency pulling problems.
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The SMP family -- designed for switch and attenuator applications, the CLA series -- designed for limiter applications, the SMS unit -- designed for mixer and detector applications, and the SMV grouping -- designed for VCO applications, offer very low-parasitic inductance and capacitance for wide bandwidth, high-frequency operation.
Low-voltage operation below the threshold voltage of the transistor is achieved by combining the features of a class-D VCO and dynamic control technique of the supply voltage.