[time-nuts] Advantages & Disadvantages of the TPLL Method
bruce.griffiths at xtra.co.nz
Sun Jun 13 03:29:18 EDT 2010
All of these are in my collection of papers that I have read.
Tom Van Baak wrote:
> Here are a couple of really good articles that describe many
> methods of phase/frequency measurement, including TPLL.
> You'll see some nice "advantage/disadvantage" lists in several
> of these documents, which is why I'm posting the links.
> Warren & Bruce, please look at the first five documents at least.
> John too. Lots of TPLL info. This is all worth reading. I don't
> know why I didn't find some of these papers six months ago.
> System Phase Noise Calculation and Measurement Techniques
> -- short article, nice summary.
> PN9000 Automated Phase Noise Measurement System Application Note #1
> -- see section 2; TPLL is section 2.2.
> Oscillator Phase Noise Measurements using the Phase Lock Method
> -- TPLL, equations, graphs, error analysis, photos, schematics, parts
> An investigation into the phase noise of quartz crystal oscillators
> -- see chapter 4 or at least section 4.3; TPLL is 220.127.116.11.
> PN9000 Automated Phase Noise Measurement System Application Note #2
> -- theory of operation, TPLL
> A General Theory of Phase Noise in Electrical Oscillators
> -- too deep for me.
A fairly easy paper to read and one of a series by Ali Hajimiri, but one
should also read papers gexpressing contrary views on cyclostationary
> Phase Noise Measurement. Using the Phase Lock Technique
> -- might be applicable.
> Correlation-based phase noise measurements
> http://www.femto-st.fr/~rubiola/pdf-others/correl-report.pdf -- for
> John Miles
> Practical Problems Involving Phase Noise Measurements
> -- also for John.
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