[time-nuts] power supply design Re: Slightly OT: interest in a four-output, > ultra-low jitter, synthesizer block?
jimlux at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 25 22:51:31 EST 2018
On 1/25/18 7:17 PM, Joseph Gwinn wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Jan 2018 21:13:44 -0500, time-nuts-request at febo.com wrote:
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>> Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:16:59 -0500
>> From: John Ackermann N8UR <jra at febo.com>
>> To: time-nuts at febo.com
>> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Slightly OT: interest in a four-output,
>> ultra-low jitter, synthesizer block?
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>> Yes, I was planning to include bypasses, and I've been convinced to put
>> at least the 1.8V regulator on the board as well. And to think about
>> the interconnects.
> What I've seen widely done in circuits requiring low phase noise is to
> have a cascade of regulators, all but the last one (that feeds the RF
> component in question) beings switchers of different switching
> frequency, with simple low-pass filters between the regulators, and
> between the last regulator and the RF component being powered.
> Between the filtration due to the regulators and that due to the
> LPFs, one can achieve very large ripple and noise attenuations.
What we've done is switcher from wide range bus (9-24V) to 8V, 60 dB
ultimate attenuation low pass, switcher 8V to 5V(e.g.), 60 db low pass,
linear with great HF rejection (i.e. the LT3042) to 3V
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