5-GHz Delay-Locked Loop Using Relative Comparison Quadrature Phase Detector

  • Wang, Sung-Ho (RadioPulse Inc.) ;
  • Kim, Jung-Tae (Mokwon University) ;
  • Hur, Chang-Wu (Mokwon University)
  • Published : 2004.06.01


A Quadrature phase detector for high-speed delay-locked loop is introduced. The proposed Quadrature phase detector is composed of two nor gates and it determines if the phase difference of two input clocks is 90 degrees or not. The delay locked loop circuit including the Quadrature phase detector is fabricated in a 0.18 um Standard CMOS process and it operates at 5 GHz frequency. The phase error of the delay-locked loop is maximum 2 degrees and the circuits are robust with voltage, temperature variations.


Phase Detector;Delay-Locked Loop


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