voltage-controlled oscillator

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voltage-controlled oscillator

[′vōl·tij kən¦trōld ′äs·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
An oscillator whose frequency of oscillation can be varied by changing an applied voltage. Abbreviated VCO.
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Operating from 950 MHz to 2,050 MHz with a control voltage range from 0 V to 15 V, the CVCO55BES-0950-2050 voltage controlled oscillators (VCO) from Crystek have a typical phase noise of -99 dBc/Hz at 10kHz offset.
Mini-Circuits offers a wide variety of voltage controlled oscillators, including 5V units, that can be used for synthesizer applications.
These devices are targeted to be used as low noise amplifiers (LNA), driver amplifiers, buffer amplifiers and RF transistors for voltage controlled oscillators (VCO).
They combine sound sub-carrier and UHF voltage controlled oscillators in a single-chip solution, thereby enabling designers to implement the RF output function with ease.
Crystek Corporation has expanded its line of ultra-low phase noise Voltage Controlled Oscillators (VCOs) with a coaxial resonator oscillator.
The model VCXO-C3 voltage controlled oscillators (VCXO) offers an outstanding cost-to-performance ratio and features an inexpensive metal DIP package.
Valpey Fisher, a leader in frequency control products, announced today it has been awarded a $250,000 design win from a leading provider of wireless fire detection systems for their low cost surface mount Voltage Controlled Oscillators (VCO) line of products.
NASDAQ: NOIZ) announced today that it has received separate preproduction contracts for broadband noise sources, voltage controlled oscillators, and high power RF amplifiers.
Valpey Fisher Corporation (AMEX:VPF) now offers a complete line of Voltage Controlled Oscillators (VCO) and Phased Locked Loop Modules, adding to its extensive platform of high frequency, low phase noise timing solutions.
Well-known for its cascadable amplifiers, Cougar has recently expanded its product lines to include voltage controlled oscillators and microwave mixers.
The QP2111 promises to regenerate interest in using LM111-based dual comparators for numerous precision applications including zero crossing detectors, voltage-to-frequency converters, free-running mulitvibrators, voltage controlled oscillators (VCOs), crystal oscillator controllers, precision squarers, low voltage adjustable reference supplies, positive (or negative) peak detectors, and precision photodiode comparators, among others.
a privately held USA manufacturer of Voltage Controlled Oscillators (VCOs) and highly integrated signal source solutions, including compact Phase Locked Loop (PLL) modules.