Today we explore the use of oscillator synthesis software (Genesys) for practical crystal oscillator design, and the impact of the Randall-Hock correction formula on linear open loop analysis accuracy.
References and additional reading:
|Oscillator synthesis/simulation software||Genesys, Keysight Technologies|
|Randall and Hock’s IEEE paper (no paywall)||General oscillator characterization using linear open-loop S-parameters, Mitch Randall, Terry Hock|
|Application of the Randall-Hock correction formula in oscillator synthesis||Discrete Oscillator Design, Chapter 188.8.131.52, Randall W. Rhea|
|Randall Rhea’s oscillator design webinar||Discrete Oscillator Design Tools and Techniques, Randall W. Rhea, presented by Keysight Technologies|
|Effects of S11 and S22 on oscillator loop gain||Practical RF Circuit Design for Modern Wireless Systems, Vol. 2, Chapter 6.2, Rowan Gilmore, Les Besser|
|Evaluating and optimizing oscillator performance using Genesys simulation||Improving the Vackar Oscillator, QRP Quarterly, Volume 56 Number 1, January 2015, p.20, David White (WN5Y)|