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Sat Oct 29 19:56:53 EDT 2016
The Parzen book was on my list (Amazon ), I find these books, including
Rhea's book practically useless as they do not provide the necessary non
-linear noise analysis, and do not have real live examples with test data.
Cerda's "Understanding Quartz Crystals and Oscillators book I have not seen.
73 de Ulrich
In a message dated 10/29/2016 7:32:46 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
attila at kinali.ch writes:
On Sat, 29 Oct 2016 15:38:33 -0400
Scott Stobbe <scott.j.stobbe at gmail.com> wrote:
> I found Frerking's "Crystal Oscillator Design and Temperature
> to be a fruitful read. It's free on the archive,
> Are there any recommendations for one or more book(s) that are definitely
> worth skimming through, or reading?
Depends for what. If you are looking for books on crystal oscillators
and how to build them, I would recommend Parzen's book "Design of
Crystal and Other Harmonic Oscillators". It's probably the most complete
treaty I have seen (though i have not completely read it). Rhea's last
book "Discrete Oscillator Design" is definetly also worth a look and
easier written than Parzen's book, but much less complete. Another book
worth considering, though a bit expensiv IMHO, is Cerda's "Understanding
Quartz Crystals and Oscillators". Another current book is Everard's
"Fundamentals of RF Circuit Design: with Low Noise Oscillators".
If you are interested in harmonic oscillators in general, then a look
at Ulrich's and Poddar's book "The Design of Modern Microwave Oscillators
for Wireless Applications" is definitely worth a look. Quite a bit of
it is also applicable to quartz oscillators and it contains together with
"A New and Efficient Method of Designing Low Noise Microwave Oscillators"
ise-microwave-oscillators.pdf) the most on how to get oscillator noise
If you have a IEEE account, you can get the older of these books
(and a few othersothers) from the UFFC website:
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