Overview

Features and Benefits

  • RF bandwidth to 4 GHz
  • 2.7 V to 3.3 V power supply
  • Separate VP allows extended tuning voltage
  • Y version available: -40°C to +125°C
  • Programmable fractional modulus
  • Programmable charge pump currents
  • 3-wire serial interface
  • Analog and digital lock detect
  • Power-down mode
  • Pin compatible with the ADF4110/ADF4111/ADF4112/ADF4113 and ADF4106
  • Consistent RF output phase
  • Loop filter design possible with ADIsimPLL
  • Qualified for automotive applications

Product Details

The ADF4153 is a fractional-N frequency synthesizer that implements local oscillators in the upconversion and downconversion sections of wireless receivers and transmitters. It consists of a low noise digital phase frequency detector (PFD), a precision charge pump, and a programmable reference divider. There is a Σ-Δ based fractional interpolator to allow programmable fractional-N division. The INT, FRAC, and MOD registers define an overall N divider (N = (INT + (FRAC/MOD))). In addition, the 4-bit reference counter (R counter) allows selectable REFIN frequencies at the PFD input. A complete phase- locked loop (PLL) can be implemented if the synthesizer is used with an external loop filter and a voltage controlled oscillator (VCO).

A simple 3-wire interface controls all on-chip registers. The device operates with a power supply ranging from 2.7 V to 3.3 V and can be powered down when not in use.

Applications

  • CATV equipment
  • Base stations for mobile radio (GSM, PCS, DCS, WiMAX, SuperCell 3G, CDMA, W-CDMA)
  • Wireless handsets (GSM, PCS, DCS, CDMA, W-CDMA)
  • Wireless LANs, PMR
  • Communications test equipment

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At least one model within this product family is in production and available for purchase. The product is appropriate for new designs but newer alternatives may exist.

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Tools & Simulations

Design Tools

ADIsimPLL™

ADIsimPLL enables the rapid and reliable evaluation of new high performance PLL products from ADI. It is the most comprehensive PLL Synthesizer design and simulation tool available today. Simulations performed include all key non-linear effects that are significant in affecting PLL performance. ADIsimPLL removes at least one iteration from the design process, thereby speeding the design- to-market.

ADIsimRF

ADIsimRF is an easy-to-use RF signal chain calculator. Cascaded gain, noise, distortion and power consumption can be calculated, plotted and exported for signal chains with up to 50 stages. ADIsimRF also includes an extensive data base of device models for ADI’s RF and mixed signal components.

Reference Designs (1)

Product Recommendations

ADF4153 Companion Parts

Recommended Linear Regulators

  • For high accuracy, 5V applications: ADP3334.
  • For a step up, 3V to 5V regulator: ADP1613.
  • For ultralow noise, 3V applications,150 mA output: ADP150.
  • For ultalow noise, 3V applications, 200 mA output: ADP151.

Recommended Divide-by-4 Prescaler

  • For a low noise, low power, fixed RF block: ADF5001.

Recommended Modulators/Demodulators

Recommended PLL Active Filter

  • For an ultralow noise, rail-to-rail amplifier: OP184.

Recommended RF Mixers

Design Resources

ADI has always placed the highest emphasis on delivering products that meet the maximum levels of quality and reliability. We achieve this by incorporating quality and reliability checks in every scope of product and process design, and in the manufacturing process as well.  "Zero defects" for shipped products is always our goal.

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Discussions

ADF4153 Discussions

RE: ADF4153 DLD ( Digital Lock Dectect )
10 week(s) ago in RF and Microwave
RE: Query about ADF4153 power-on timing
20 week(s) ago in RF and Microwave
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