Small Synthesizer Spans 1.1 To 2.5 GHz

Sept. 18, 2012
Broadband signal generation with low noise characteristics is essential for a wide range of wireless communications standards. To meet some of these needs, the model LFSW110250-50 frequency synthesizer from Synergy Microwave Corp. tunes from 1100 to 2500 MHz in 500-kHz steps.

Broadband signal generation with low noise characteristics is essential for a wide range of wireless communications standards. To meet some of these needs, the model LFSW110250-50 frequency synthesizer from Synergy Microwave Corp. tunes from 1100 to 2500 MHz in 500-kHz steps. It is designed for use with a 10-MHz reference and +5-VDC supply and is lead free and RoHS compliant. The compact frequency synthesizer delivers +5-dBm output power across the frequency range with typical spurious level of -75 dBc. The phase noise is typically -90 dBc/Hz offset 1 kHz from the carrier, -92 dBc/Hz offset 10 kHz from the carrier, and -115 dBc/Hz offset 100 kHz from the carrier. The surface-mount synthesizer measures just 1.25 x 1.00 x 0.23 in.

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Jack Browne | Technical Contributor

Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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