Features and Benefits
- Output frequency range: 1450 MHz to 1750 MHz
- Divide-by-2 output
- 3.0 V to 3.6 V power supply
- 1.8 V logic compatibility
- Integer-N synthesizer
- Programmable dual-modulus prescaler 8/9, 16/17, 32/33
- Programmable output power level
- 3-wire serial interface
- Analog and digital lock detect
- Hardware and software power-down mode
The ADF4360-4 is a fully integrated integer-N synthesizer and voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO). The ADF4360-4 is designed for a center frequency of 1600 MHz. In addition, a divide-by-2 option is available, whereby the user gets an RF output of between 725 MHz and 875 MHz.
Control of all the on-chip registers is through a simple 3-wire interface. The device operates with a power supply ranging from 3.0 V to 3.6 V and can be powered down when not in use.
- Wireless handsets (DECT, GSM, PCS, DCS, WCDMA)
- Test equipment
- Wireless LANs
- CATV equipment
Product Lifecycle Production
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.
Evaluation Kits (1)
The ADF4360-4EBZ1 evaluation board is designed to allow the user to evaluate the performance of the ADF4360-4 frequency synthesizer consisting of an integrated PLL and VCO. It contains the ADF4360-4BCPZ, a USB connector, and SMA connectors for the RF outputs. Unpopulated SMA footprints are available for the power supplies, the chip enable (CE), and the external reference input. The evaluation board also contains the loop filter to complete the PLL. It can be modified as necessary for the PLL requirements of the user. A USB cable is included with the board to allow software programmability from a PC.
The package also contains a CD with Windows® software to allow quick, user-friendly programming of the synthesizer. The CD contains additional PLL data sheets, technical notes, articles, and ADIsimPLL™ V3.4 (Analog Devices, Inc., PLL simulation software). More information is available at www.analog.com/pll.
Features & Benefits
- Self-contained board for generating RF frequencies
- Flexibility for reference input, PFD frequency, and loop bandwidth
- Accompanying software allows complete control of synthesizer functions from a PC
- USB/battery-operated 9 V supplies
- Typical phase noise performance of −141 dBc/Hz at 3 MHz offset
- Typical spurious performance of −65 dBc at 200 kHz offset (1.6 GHz output)
Documentation & Resources
Best PCB Layout Practices for Frequency Synthesizers4/9/2018
Fundamentals of Frequency Synthesis, Part 1: Phased Locked Loops4/10/2017
Fundamentals of Frequency Synthesis, Part 2: Direct Digital Synthesis (DDS)4/10/2017
Solutions for Fitting High Performance RF Signal Chains into Small Spaces10/3/2014
Phase-Locked Loops for High-Frequency Receivers and Transmitters - Part 37/1/1999 Analog Dialogue
Phase-Locked Loops for High-Frequency Receivers and Transmitters - Part 25/1/1999 Analog Dialogue
Phase-Locked Loops for High-Frequency Receivers and Transmitters - Part 13/1/1999 Analog Dialogue
Software & Systems Requirements
Tools & Simulations
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.
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.
ADF4360-4 Companion Parts
Recommended Linear Regulators
- For ultralow noise, 3V applications,150 mA output: ADP150.
- For high accuracy, 5V applications: ADP3334.
- For ultalow noise, 3V applications, 200 mA output: ADP151.
- For a step up, 3V to 5V regulator: ADP1613.
Recommended Divide-by-4 Prescaler
- For a low noise, low power, fixed RF block: ADF5001.
Recommended PLL Active Filter
- For an ultralow noise, rail-to-rail amplifier: OP184.
Recommended Reference Buffer
- With integrated filters for improved noise: LTC6957.
Recommended Reference Clean Up PLL
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|ADF4360-4BCPZRL7||Material Declaration||Reliability Data||24-Lead LFCSP (4mm x 5mm w/ EP)|
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