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What You Need to Know about Phase Noise and Jitter

Figure 1 – Square wave plot showing jitter

Posted: 1st July 2021
In an ideal world, an oscillator’s output waveform would only be at one specific and exact frequency and also be stable with regards to time; however all oscillator output signals also include ‘noise’ whether that is in the form of fluctuations in frequency, time or amplitude. Therefore, we need some metrics to measure and make sense of these imperfections. That is where… Read More