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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Richardson Electronics , a global provider of engineered solutions for the RF and wireless communications market, today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Crystek Crystals Corporation, a privately held manufacturer of frequency control products such as quartz crystals, clock oscillators (XO's), temperature compensated oscillators (TCXO's), voltage controlled oscillators (VCXO's) and temperature compensated voltage controlled oscillators (TCVCXO's).
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.
Nasdaq-NNM: VARL) and Omnipoint announced today that Vari-L has been selected as a supplier to provide Omnipoint with a series of miniature, low cost Voltage Controlled Oscillators (VCOs) for Omnipoint's PCS systems.
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.
The SMI7035 dual band transceiver incorporates full receive and transmit paths with on board synthesizers and voltage controlled oscillators (VCOs).
Solid State's precision YIG-based oscillators, filters and amplifiers serve the same customers as our traveling wave tubes, voltage controlled oscillators and other products, and are used on many of the same military programs.