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Function Single-loop PLL Number of outputs 16 RMS jitter (fs) 65 Output frequency (Min) (MHz) 0.03 Output frequency (Max) (MHz) 2000 Input type LVCMOS, LVDS, LVPECL Output type LVDS, LVPECL Supply voltage (Min) (V) 1.7 Supply voltage (Max) (V) 3.465 Features JESD204B Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 open-in-new Find other Clock jitter cleaners & synchronizers

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  • Dual-loop PLL architecture
  • Ultra low noise (10 kHz to 20 MHz):
    • 48-fs RMS jitter at 1966.08 MHz
    • 50-fs RMS jitter at 983.04 MHz
    • 61-fs RMS jitter at 122.88 MHz
  • –165-dBc/Hz noise floor at 122.88 MHz
  • JESD204B support
    • Single shot, pulsed, and continuous SYSREF
  • 16 differential output clocks in 8 frequency groups
    • Programmable output swing between 700 mVpp to 1600 mVpp
    • Each output pair can be configured to SYSREF clock output
    • 16-bit channel divider
    • Minimum SYSREF frequency of 25 kHz
    • Maximum output frequency of 2 GHz
    • Precision digital delay, dynamically adjustable
      • Digital delay (DDLY) of ½ × clock distribution path frequency (2 GHz maximum)
    • 60-ps step analog delay
    • 50% duty cycle output divides, 1 to 65535
      (even and odd)
  • Four reference inputs
    • Holdover mode, when inputs are lost
    • Automatic and manual switch-over modes
    • Loss-of-signal (LOS) detection
  • 1.05-W typical power consumption with 16 outputs active
  • Operates typically from a 1.8-V (outputs, inputs) and 3.3-V supply (digital, PLL1, PLL2_OSC, PLL2 core)
  • Fully integrated programmable loop filter
  • PLL2
    • PLL2 phase detector rate up to 250 MHz
    • OSCin frequency-doubler
    • Integrated low-noise VCO
  • Internal power conditioning: better than –80 dBc PSRR on VDDO for 122.88-MHz differential outputs
  • 3- or 4-wire SPI interface (4-wire is default)
  • –40ºC to +85ºC industrial ambient temperature
  • Supports 105ºC PCB temperature (measured at thermal pad)
  • LMK04616: 10-mm × 10-mm NFBGA-144 package with 0.8-mm pitch

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The LMK0461x device family is the industry’s highest performance and lowest power jitter cleaner with JESD204B support. The 16 clock outputs can be configured to drive eight JESD204B converters or other logic devices using device and SYSREF clocks. The 17th output can be configured to provide a signal from PLL2 or a copy from the external VCXO.

Features like fully integrated PLL1 and PLL2 loop filters, a high number of integrated LDOs, digital and analog delay, the flexibility to supply outputs with 3.3V, 2.5V and 1.8V as well as the option to generate multiple SYSREF domains simultaneously makes the device easy to use.

Not limited to JESD204B applications each of the 17 outputs can be configured for traditional clocking systems.

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* Data sheet LMK04616 Ultra-Low Noise and Low Power JESD204B Compliant Clock Jitter Cleaner With Dual-Loop PLLs datasheet (Rev. B) Jan. 09, 2018
Application note LMK0461x Phase Noise Performance With DC-DC Converters (Rev. B) Jul. 20, 2017
Application note SDPLL for LMK046xx Family May 15, 2017
User guide LMK04616 Evaluation Module Mar. 28, 2017

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document-generic User guide
The LMK04616EVM features LMK04616 ultra Low-noise and low power JESD204B compliant Dual Loop Jitter Cleaner. With a power consumption of only 1200 mW with 16 outputs running, LMK04616 supports 65 fs jitter (12 kHz to 20 MHz) using a low noise VCXO module. Integrated LDOs provide high PSRR that (...)
  • Dual Loop Architecture with typical 60 fs rms from 10 kHz to 20 MHz at 122.88 MHz output frequency
  • Integrated Loopfilter support easy prototyping
  • 1.2 W typical power consumption for 16 outputs at 122.88 MHz
  • Jumper configurable supplies with on-board LDOs and DCDC converters
  • GUI platform for full access (...)

Software development

Texas Instruments Clocks and Synthesizers (TICS) Pro Software
TICSPRO-SW The TICS Pro software is used to program the evaluation modules (EVMs) for device numbers with these prefixes: CDC, LMK and LMX. These devices include PLLs and voltage-controlled oscillators (PLL+VCO), synthesizers and clocking devices.
  • Program EVMs through the USB2ANY Interface Adaptor or onboard USB interface.
  • Export programming configurations for use in end application.

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  • Leverages Cadence PSpice Technology
  • Preinstalled library with a suite of digital models to enable worst-case timing analysis
  • Dynamic updates ensure you have access to most current device models
  • Optimized for simulation speed without loss of accuracy
  • Supports simultaneous analysis of multiple products
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Clock tree architect programming software
CLOCK-TREE-ARCHITECT Clock tree architect is a clock tree synthesis tool that streamlines your design process by generating clock tree solutions based on your system requirements. The tool pulls data from an extensive database of clocking products to generate a system-level multi-chip clocking solution.
  • Accepts customer specific design requirements such as input frequencies, output frequencies, clock formats and clock counts
  • Generates clock trees by taking into account a variety of advanced specifications, such as noise floor and phase determinism requirements
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