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Computer Science and Information Engineering, World Congress on (2009)
Los Angeles, California USA
Mar. 31, 2009 to Apr. 2, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3507-4
pp: 493-498
In this paper, we present a high accurate frequency-temperature compensation method for Temperature Compensated Crystal Oscillators (TCXO) which can achieve 0.1 ppm frequency stability over a wide temperature range from -25˚C to 85˚C by using 1-bit successive approximation differentiated interpolation. By applying a frequency-temperature compensated digital binary word to a digital frequency synthesizer, the generated frequency signal is controlled so as to be temperature compensated. The presented method can be also used for the crystals with abnormal frequency-temperature curve such as with abrupt frequency jump points. Compared to the traditional look-up table method, the presented method can dramatically reduce the storage cost to about 5%. The presented method has been implemented into the Xilinx FPGA and CMOS standard cell ASIC. The test result shows that 0.1 ppm frequency-temperature stability can be achieved with a temperature sensitivity of 0.5˚C.
TCXO, Successive Approximation

M. Zhang and W. Cao, "A 0.1 ppm Successive Approximation Frequency-Temperature Compensation Method for Temperature Compensated Crystal Oscillators (TCXO)," 2009 WRI World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering, CSIE(CSIE), Los Angeles, CA, 2009, pp. 493-498.
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