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Alternative Architectures

  • Eric VittozEmail author
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Part of the Integrated Circuits and Systems book series (ICIR, volume 0)

Abstract

The basic 3-point Pierce oscillator of Fig. 4.1 is the only possible configuration of a quartz (or MEMS) oscillator using a single active transistor. As soon as two or more active transistors are considered, many configurations become possible. Three of them will be discussed in this last Chapter.

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Phase Noise Drain Current Noise Voltage Negative Resistance Strong Inversion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)LausanneSwitzerland

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