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AR# 35940

Virtex-5/6, GTX/GTH - How to convert Oscillator Phase Noise to Time Jitter?

Description

My oscillator does not provide the phase noise parameter, only jitter value.

How to convert phase noise (dBc/Hz) to time jitter (ps)?

Solution

Analog Devices has a tutorial for converting noise to jitter: http://www.analog.com/static/imported-files/tutorials/MT-008.pdf.

It is recommended to contact the manufacturer for the phase noise specifications.
AR# 35940
Date Created 04/14/2011
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
Devices
  • Virtex-5 LXT
  • Virtex-5 SXT
  • Virtex-5 TXT
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  • Virtex-6 LXT
  • Virtex-6 SXT
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