Clock and Timing

Clock and Timing – Applications

TI's solutions include a wide range of products – clock buffers, clock generators, clock jitter cleaners, and RF PLLs and synthesizers – for a broad range of applications including wired and optical communications, wireless communications, industrial, and automotive.

PCI Express clocks

Featured products
Clock Type Product Description
Clock Generator CDCI6214 4-channel, low power, cost-optimized clock generator that meets the performance of PCIe gen 1/2/3/4
Clock Generator CDCM6208 8 output, < 300 fs, high performance flexible clock generator
Clock Buffer LMK00334 4 output, high performance buffer

Clocking for Test & Measurement applications

Featured products
Clock Type Product Description
RF Synthesizer LMX2594 10MHz – 15 GHz, wideband, high performance RF Synthesizer with Phase Sync and JESD204B support
RF Synthesizer LMX2572 12.5 MHz – 6.4 GHz, low power RF Synthesizer with Phase Sync and JESD204B support. Pin compatible with LMX2594
Cascaded PLL Clock Generator LMK04832 High performance clock generator to generate multiple clock/SYSREF pairs for clocking data converters up to 3.2 GHz. Pin compatible to LMK04828
Cascaded PLL Clock Generator LMK04828 Versatile clock generator to generate multiple clock/SYSREF pairs for clocking data converters up to 2.8 GHz
Clock Generator CDCI6214 Flexible, space saving clock generator to generate up to 4 different clock frequencies
Crystal Oscillator LMK61xx Low jitter, standard footprint oscillators

Featured Clocking for Test & Measurement resources

Featured TI Designs:

http://www.ti.com/tool/TIDA-00626: 9.8 GHz CW RF signal generator reference design

http://www.ti.com/tool/TIDA-01021: Multichannel JESD204B 15 GHz reference design

http://www.ti.com/tool/TIDA-01346: Phase Synchronize the output of 2 RF PLLs

http://www.ti.com/tool/TIDA-00885: 9.8 GHz RF Synthesizer operating from a buck converter

Featured application notes:

Novel technique to reduce Integer Boundary Spurs  

Clocking for Defense & Space

Featured products
Clock Type Product Description
RF Synthesizer LMX2595 10MHz – 19 GHz, wideband, high performance RF Synthesizer with Phase Sync and JESD204B support
RF Synthesizer LMX2572 Low power synthesizer that meets phase noise and spurious requirements for hand held radio applications
Cascaded PLL Clock Generator LMK04832 High performance clock generator to generate multiple clock/SYSREF pairs for clocking data converters up to 3.2 GHz. Pin compatible to LMK04828
Cascaded PLL Clock Generator LMK04828 Versatile clock generator to generate multiple clock/SYSREF pairs for clocking data converters up to 2.8 GHz
Crystal Oscillator LMK61xx Low jitter, standard footprint oscillators

Extender temperature range products:

Cascaded PLL Clock Generator LMK04828-EP Clocking for high speed data converters at extended temperature range of -55 to 105C

Featured Clocking for Defense & Space resources

Featured TI Designs:

http://www.ti.com/tool/TIDA-01346: Phase Synchronize the output of 2 RF PLLs

http://www.ti.com/tool/TIDA-01021: Multichannel JESD204B 15 GHz reference design

http://www.ti.com/tool/TIDA-00885: 9.8 GHz RF Synthesizer operating from a buck converter

http://www.ti.com/tool/TIDA-01442: Direct Sampling RADAR reference design

 

Featured application notes:

Novel technique to reduce Integer Boundary Spurs

Impact of vibration on jitter of oscillators

 

Featured blogs:

How to estimate the phase noise of a PLL from basic datasheet parameters

Don’t let bad reference destroy the phase noise of your PLL

Automotive Clocks

Featured products
Clock Type Product Description
RF PLL LMX2492-Q1 14 GHz RF PLL with ability to generate ramps for Automotive RADAR applications. Grade 1 qualified
Clock Generator CDCE937-Q1 Flexible 3-PLL clock generator for instrument cluster and Head Unit. Grade 1 qualified
Clock Generator CDCE913-Q1 Cost effective 1-PLL clock generator for replacing multiple crystals. Grade 1 qualified
Nanotimer TPL5010-Q1 Nano-Power system timer with watchdog feature

Clocking for Enterprise Switching and Telecom Infrastructure

Featured products
Clock Type Product Description
Clock Generator LMK03328 <300 fs, 8 output, high performance clock generator with 2 independent PLLs
Clock Generator CDCM6208 <300 fs, high performance clock generator that beats PCIe Gen 4 performance requirements
Clock Generator CDCI6214 Cost effective, low power, flexible clock generator for PCIe Gen1/2/3/4 
Oscillator LMK62xE2-156M Cost effective 156.25 MHz oscillator in standard 5x3.2 footprint

Featured Clocking for Enterprise Switching & Telecom Infrastructure resources

Data Converter Clocking

Featured products
Clock Type Product Description
RF Synthesizer LMX2594 10MHz – 15 GHz, wideband, high performance RF Synthesizer with Phase Sync and JESD204B support
RF Synthesizer LMX2572 12.5 MHz – 6.4 GHz, low power RF Synthesizer with Phase Sync and JESD204B support. Pin compatible with LMX2594
Cascaded PLL Clock Generator LMK04832 High performance clock generator to generate multiple clock/SYSREF pairs for clocking data converters up to 3.2 GHz. Pin compatible to LMK04828
Cascaded PLL Clock Generator LMK04828 Versatile clock generator to generate multiple clock/SYSREF pairs for clocking data converters up to 2.8 GHz
Cascaded PLL Clock Generator LMK04610 Low power, high performance clock generator for low power applications (e.g Medical Ultrasound)
Crystal Oscillator LMK61xx Low jitter, standard footprint oscillators

Featured Data Converter Clocking resources

Clocking for Wireless Infrastructure

Featured products
Clock Type Product Description
Jitter Cleaner LMK04610 <1W, high performance Jitter cleaner up to 2 GHz 
Jitter Cleaner LMK04828 Versatile Jitter cleaner up to 2.8 GHz
Jitter Cleaner LMK04832 High performance Jitter cleaner up to 3.2 GHz . Pin compatible with LMK04828
RF Synthesizer LMX2582 MC-GSM compliant RF Synthesizer
RF Synthesizer LMX2572 Low power RF Synthesizer for Digital Repeaters, VSAT and Microwave Backhaul
RF Synthesizer LMX2594 Wideband 10 MHz - 15 GHz RF Synthesizer for 5G , microwave backhaul and VSAT applications
Clock Generator CDCE62005 <1ps LVPECL clock generator
Clock Generator CDCM6208 High performance 8 output clock generator
Clock Buffer CDCLVP110 1-10 LVPECL clock buffer

Clocking for Other Industrial applications

Featured products
Clock Type Product Description
Clock Generator LMK04610 Low power clock generator for Medical Ultrasound applications
Clock Buffer CDCLVC1102 1:2 LVCMOS fanout clock buffer
Clock Buffer CDCLVP110 1-10 LVPECL clock buffer
RF Synthesizer LMX2571 Low power RF Synthesizer for Digital Radio and Wireless Microphone applications
RF Synthesizer LMX2572 Low power RF Synthesizer for High Performance Digital Radio and Wireless Microphone applications
Oscillator LMK62xx Cost effective oscillators in 5x3.2 footprint