Symbol-by-symbol jitter measurement in high-speed digital systems

Symbol-by-symbol jitter measurement in high-speed digital systems

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A new method of timing jitter measurement is presented which yields a precise measurement of the jitter in a digital symbol stream on a symbol-by-symbol basis. It has a measurement precision of the order of 1 ps with current technology, and is therefore particularly applicable to very high-speed systems (to more than 100 Mbit/s).


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