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Self-Healing Phase-Locked Loops in Deep-Scaled CMOS Technologies
November/December 2010 (vol. 27 no. 6)
pp. 18-25
Wu-Hsin Chen, Purdue University
Byunghoo Jung, Purdue University

Editor's note:

Despite their inherent self-healing nature, noise (jitter) in phase-locked loops is sensitive to process and environmental variation. This article discusses automatic frequency calibration and amplitude control techniques that rely on a negative feedback loop with a large emphasis on digitally assisted calibration.

—Rahul Rao, IBM

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Index Terms:
design and test, phase-locked loop, self-healing, noise control, automatic amplitude control, digital-feedback control, yield improvement
Citation:
Wu-Hsin Chen, Byunghoo Jung, "Self-Healing Phase-Locked Loops in Deep-Scaled CMOS Technologies," IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 18-25, Nov.-Dec. 2010, doi:10.1109/MDT.2010.138
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