Overview

Features and Benefits

  • RF Bandwidth: 9.6 GHz to 10.8 GHz
  • Fractional or Integer Modes
  • Ultra Low Phase Noise
    10.2 GHz; 50 MHz Ref.
    -106 / -102 dBc/Hz @ 10 kHz
    (Int / frac)
    -140 dBc/Hz @ 1 MHZ (Open Loop)
  • Figure of Merit (FOM)
    -230 / -227 dBc/Hz (int / Frac).
  • 350 MHz, 14-bit reference path input
  • Frequency And Phase Modulation
  • Integrated Frequency Sweeper
  • Triggered Frequency Hopping
  • External Triggering
  • 40 Lead 6 x 6 mm SMT Package: 36 mm²

Product Details

The HMC778LP6CE is a fully functioned Fractional-N Phase-Locked-Loop (PLL) Frequency Synthesizer with an integrated Voltage Controlled Oscillator (VCO). The input reference frequency range is DC to 350 MHz while the advanced delta-sigma modulator design in the fractional synthesizer allows both ultra-fine step sizes and very low spurious products. The highly integrated structure provides excellent phase noise performance over temperature, shock and process. In addition, the HMC778LP6CE offers frequency sweep and modulation features, external triggering, double-buffering, exact frequency control, phase modulation and more. The HMC778LP6CE is packaged in a leadless QFN 6 x 6 mm surface mount package.

For theory of operation and register map refer to the "PLLs w/ Integrated VCO - Microwave VCOs" Operating Guide.

Applications

  • VSAT Radio
  • Microwave Point-To-Point Radios
  • Test Equipment & Industrial Control
  • Military End-Use
  • Phased Array Applications
  • FMCW Radar Systems

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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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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.

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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