Feedforward phase noise compensation

Bartholomeus Jacobus Thijssen (Inventor), Eric A.M. Klumperink (Inventor), Bram Nauta (Inventor), Philip Quinlan (Inventor)

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    Clock systems with phase noise compensation are provided herein. In certain implementations, a clock system includes a phase noise detector for detecting a phase noise of a clock signal, and an adjustable delay circuit for generating an adjusted clock signal based on delaying the clock signal with a controllable delay. Additionally, the phase noise detector generates an error signal indicated the phase noise of the clock signal, and controls the delay of the adjustable delay circuit with the error signal over time to thereby compensate the clock signal for phase noise. Thus, the adjusted clock signal has reduced phase noise compared to the clock signal.
    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberWO2018160569 (A1)
    Priority date27/02/18
    Publication statusPublished - 7 Sep 2018


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