Separation of Phase Noise from Amplitude Noise in Oscillator Simulation

Makiko OKUMURA  Hiroshi TANIMOTO  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E80-A   No.8   pp.1525-1528
Publication Date: 1997/08/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Modeling and Simulation
circuit simulation,  oscillator,  periodic time-varying circuit,  phase noise,  

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This paper describes a method to distinguish phase noise and amplitude noise from total oscillator noise in circuit simulation, and derives general relationships between periodic time-varying transfer functions for oscillators and phase and amplitude noises.